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Delegation school board mull ’13 Legislative Program - HOLLY SPRINGS — The Cherokee County legislative delegation and school board’s Thursday night meeting ushered in a new era of open communicatio...

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Where you live in Atlanta affects life expectancy

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Where you live in metro Atlanta can determine how long you live.
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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.
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With Elder-Support Service, Apple Moves Deeper Into The Health Care Space

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A partnership between Apple, IBM, and Japan Post brings iPads loaded with "quality of life" apps to elderly customers in Japan.
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Transition Career Partnerships, Move On When Ready, Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit

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

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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...
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In the Library with the Lead Pipe » Beyond the Threshold: Conformity, Resistance, and the ACRL Information Literacy Framework for Higher Education

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Teaching with Wikipedia: Free Webinar by WVU, April 30, 10.30am-12pm EST – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Should You Boycott Traditional Journals?

Should You Boycott Traditional Journals? | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
(Or, Should I Stay or Should I Go?) Is it time to boycott "traditional" scholarly publishing? Perhaps you are an academic researcher, just like me. Perhaps, just like me, you think that there are a...
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Alabama’s high school football coaching salaries soar past $120,000, search for how much your coach makes - al.com

Alabama’s high school football coaching salaries soar past $120,000, search for how much your coach makes - al.com | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Markerboard Surfaces, Collaborative Conversations, Academic Literacies, and Libraries

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Yesterday I blogged about the use of our new markerboard surface tables as a way for students to collaborate and capture their group thinking.   I'd like to briefly share another use of these dry e...
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The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

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You don't have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.
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Tinkering with Equity and Gaze: A Conversation with Shirin Vossoughi and Meg Escudé | DMLcentral

Tinkering with Equity and Gaze: A Conversation with Shirin Vossoughi and Meg Escudé | DMLcentral | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
As the maker movement continues to build in numbers, I’ve been particularly interested in the critical research that is scrutinizing the dynamics of interaction and learning within spaces of making.
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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...
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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
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Purposeful Praxis: Reflections on a School Partnership

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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...
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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.
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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 …
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Maker Faire Founder Dale Dougherty On The Past, Present, And Online Future Of The Maker Movement

Maker Faire Founder Dale Dougherty On The Past, Present, And Online Future Of The Maker Movement | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
What started a decade ago as an influential magazineand became a beloved global series of eventsis about to become a new social network.
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IB Teacher Dan Byrne Discusses Growing a Culture to Support Academic Literacies

IB Teacher Dan Byrne Discusses Growing a Culture to Support Academic Literacies | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
In yesterday's post, I wrote about our most recent collaboration with Dan Byrne and James Glenn and on a larger scale, the possibilities for libraries as  places and catalysts for growing academic ...
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Tools for Transitions: Reflections on Year One – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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re-mediating assessment: Hollywood Airbrush Tanning Academy Issues Digital Badges

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What It Takes To Change Your Brain's Patterns After Age 25

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Most of our brain's patterns are solidified by our mid-20s, but it's possible to change your brain's pathways and patterns with these methods.
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The Nation’s First Vegetarian Public School Is Thriving

The Nation’s First Vegetarian Public School Is Thriving | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
But it can't be a model everywhere.
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