Buffy Hamilton's ...
Follow
Find
15.8K views | +9 today
 
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
onto Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book"
Scoop.it!

Juliet Schor - Connected Learning and Consumption: A New Sharing Economy | Connected Learning

Juliet Schor - Connected Learning and Consumption: A New Sharing Economy | Connected Learning | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it

Why are we increasingly embracing a consumption model that values re-circulation of goods over private ownership? How is peer-to-peer technology helping enable this shift?

more...
No comment yet.

From around the web

Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book"
Topics I want to dwell in that reflect my interests as a librarian, teacher, and learner
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

Why Managing Work-Life Balance Is Harder Than Ever

Why Managing Work-Life Balance Is Harder Than Ever | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A new survey shows that full-time workers all over the world are struggling to manage their personal and professional lives.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

Detroit-Superior bridge closed as Cleveland police deal with man threatening to jump

Detroit-Superior bridge closed as Cleveland police deal with man threatening to jump | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Officers closed the Detroit-Superior bridge about 3:40 p.m. as they work with a man threatening to jump, Cleveland police said.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

Dave Goldberg death highlights risks, injuries during treadmill use - The Boston Globe

Dave Goldberg death highlights risks, injuries during treadmill use - The Boston Globe | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The death last weekend of a Silicon Valley executive who fell off a treadmill while on a family vacation in Mexico has focused new attention on the risks of the high-tech jogging machine.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

This Man Turned His Dirty Laundry Nightmare Into A Startup

This Man Turned His Dirty Laundry Nightmare Into A Startup | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Cleanly is a Y Combinator startup that wants to take the pain out of urban laundry.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

LeBron James is reading 'Divergent' during the playoffs

LeBron James is reading 'Divergent' during the playoffs | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
LeBron James is carrying on his playoff tradition of reading as a way to tune out the noise of the playoffs this season, tackling the Divergent series from author Veronica Roth.
more...
Dr. Laura Sheneman's curator insight, May 5, 4:28 PM

What do your students read to relax and distress during finals, state testing, and other intense times?  I personally love getting lost in a book!

Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

New Orleans wraps up Jazz Fest with raucous performances

New Orleans wraps up Jazz Fest with raucous performances | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Raucous performances by New Orleans hometown hero Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, rocker Lenny Kravitz and rising country star Kacey Musgraves closed out the 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Sunday.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

Why I Advocate for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness and Research

Why I Advocate for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness and Research | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Most of you already know that I’m not one you’d call a “runner”.  I’ll do it every now and then to keep fit, I’ve done a few races, and I’ve even done a marathon (granted, it was in Hawaii…. kiiiiiiind of a big motivator), but I’m not someone who runs because I love it.  I need... Read more &ra
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

Where you live in Atlanta affects life expectancy

Where you live in Atlanta affects life expectancy | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Where you live in metro Atlanta can determine how long you live.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

AT&T charges elderly man $24,000 … for dial-up service

In March, an 83-year-old man from California was alarmed when he received a bill from AT&T for over $8,000.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

With Elder-Support Service, Apple Moves Deeper Into The Health Care Space

With Elder-Support Service, Apple Moves Deeper Into The Health Care Space | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A partnership between Apple, IBM, and Japan Post brings iPads loaded with "quality of life" apps to elderly customers in Japan.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

Transition Career Partnerships, Move On When Ready, Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit

Transition Career Partnerships, Move On When Ready, Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

NHS Students Reflect on Learning Spaces and Design, Libraries, and Academic Capital

NHS Students Reflect on Learning Spaces and Design, Libraries, and Academic Capital | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Today three of our TOK students stopped by to chat with me about their reflections on last week's discussion activity anchored by written conversations around our dry erase/markerboard surface tabl...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

A Crown for Gumecindo by Laurie Ann Guerrero | Aztlan Libre Press

A Crown for Gumecindo by Laurie Ann Guerrero | Aztlan Libre Press | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

William Faulkner Makes Us Wonder: What's So Great About Poetry, Anyhow?

William Faulkner Makes Us Wonder: What's So Great About Poetry, Anyhow? | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
William Faulkner — one of the great American novelists — thought of himself as a failed poet. Which made our critic Juan Vidal wonder: What is it about poetry that makes us hold it above other arts?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

Airlines bring in more money from bag, reservations fees

Airlines bring in more money from bag, reservations fees | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
U.S. airlines are earning billions, and they are collecting more in fees on checked bags and reservation changes.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

Yet another reason to hate pollen: It may screw up your weather

Those pollen grains in the air that make you miserable may have a surprising and unwelcome side effect: heavier rain.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

Idra Novey on Her Poetic Beginnings - YouTube

In this video—recorded at Poets Forum 2014 as part of our panel discussions on contemporary poetry—Idra Novey discusses how and when her poems begin and what...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

1 in 4 US renters must use half their pay for housing costs

1 in 4 US renters must use half their pay for housing costs | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
More than one in four U.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

Steve Winwood nails high notes at the Fox | Atlanta Arts and Culture Blog

Steve Winwood nails high notes at the Fox | Atlanta Arts and Culture Blog | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Steve Winwood was 15 years old when he started singing “Gimme Some Lovin” with the Spencer Davis Group.

Fifty-one years later he’s still nailing the high notes of that ancient party rave-up.

During Friday’s concert at the Fox Theatre, the tune showed up as Winwood’s second encore. He’d already been working his vocal cords for 90 minutes that...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

Casting call: “Captain America 3″ seeks fancy extras | Atlanta Buzz with Jennifer Brett

Casting call: “Captain America 3″ seeks fancy extras | Atlanta Buzz with Jennifer Brett | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
"Captain America: Civil War" is underway in Atlanta. Headquartered at the huge new Pinewood Studios facility in Fayette County, the movie also will film in downtown Atlanta.

The movie stars Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr, Jeremy Renner, Sebastian Stan, Daniel Brühl, Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Chadwick Boseman, Don Cheadle, William Hurt and Chandra Shaker Sangam.

I’m told cast members enjoyed dinner at Umi Sushi in Buckhead Wednesday night.

Also, RDJ held
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

Purposeful Praxis: Reflections on a School Partnership

Purposeful Praxis: Reflections on a School Partnership | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Written by Sara Egan, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and Michael Baulier, Edward M. Kennedy Academy for Health Careers The School Partnership Program at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is lik...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

The Future Of Livescribe's Smartpens: Smarter Software

The Future Of Livescribe's Smartpens: Smarter Software | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The pens are clever. The new Android app is welcome. But Livescribe still has a lot of work to do.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Buffy J. Hamilton
Scoop.it!

Gov. Deal Signs SB2 and SB132 - Dual Enrollment Bills - Peach Pundit

Gov. Deal Signs SB2 and SB132 - Dual Enrollment Bills - Peach Pundit | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
TweetGovernor Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 2 and Senate Bill 132 into law today. The bills are touted to “remove barriers to dual enrollment participation and expand opportunities for students.” I previously covered Senate Bill 2 on Peach Pundit.  The bill allows high school students to earn a high school diploma while also working towards either …
more...
No comment yet.