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Rethinking AUPs | Dangerously Irrelevant

Rethinking AUPs | Dangerously Irrelevant | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A few resources dedicated to rethinking acceptable use policies (AUPs) in schools. 1. Getting in the Right Mindset In all of our efforts to
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Topics I want to dwell in that reflect my interests as a librarian, teacher, and learner
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Why do people who love libraries love libraries? - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Why do people who love libraries love libraries? - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Teacher Strategies: When Learning Gets Emotional

Teacher Strategies: When Learning Gets Emotional | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Undoubtedly, one of the toughest teacher responsibilities in an inquiry classroom is helping students past those moments of the Information Search Process where they feel frustrated and confused. I...
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More Pressure Than Ever: The 2014 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors @insidehighered

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How stress tears us apart

How stress tears us apart | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Why is it that when people are too stressed they are often grouchy, grumpy, nasty, distracted or forgetful? Researchers from the Brain Mind Institute (BMI) at EPFL have just highlighted a fundamental synaptic mechanism that explains the relationship between chronic stress and the loss of social skills ...
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Study: Artificial Sweeteners may promote diabetes

Study: Artificial Sweeteners may promote diabetes | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice.
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Nathan Deal on the ‘coincidental’ timing of the health board shakeup | Political Insider blog

Nathan Deal on the ‘coincidental’ timing of the health board shakeup | Political Insider blog | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A blog about Atlanta politics, Georgia politics, elections, politicians and campaigns from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Because all politics is local.
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Missing LaGrange police dog found safe

Missing LaGrange police dog found safe | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The search for a missing LaGrange police dog came to a tail-wagging end Wednesday afternoon, more than two days after he was reported missing.
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Connecting and Assessing Individualized Independent Reading with Paired Book Chats, Collaborative Thinking, and Big Group Share

Connecting and Assessing Individualized Independent Reading with Paired Book Chats, Collaborative Thinking, and Big Group Share | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Last year, Jennifer Lund and I worked with a small group of Language Arts teachers to pilot an independent reading component to their courses.  This initiative focused on providing students a dedic...
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Teachers succeed in spite of system and not because of it | Get Schooled

Teachers succeed in spite of system and not because of it | Get Schooled | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Your source to discuss and learn about education in Georgia and the nation and share opinions and news with Maureen Downey
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What's your type of lover? How fonts could help you find the perfect date

What's your type of lover? How fonts could help you find the perfect date | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
British designer believes that her online font-based personality quiz can help you identify the perfect partner
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Wolf Sharks, Energy Drinks and Learning Standards: Reflections from White House Education Game Jam | DMLcentral

Wolf Sharks, Energy Drinks and Learning Standards: Reflections from White House Education Game Jam | DMLcentral | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
It's 6:30 Sunday morning and the loft-like space that houses the educational software company Difference Engine echoes the metronome like taps of a ping pong ball flying across the table.
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Describing Connected Learning for Higher Ed | DML Hub

Describing Connected Learning for Higher Ed | DML Hub | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Cycling or walking to work 'improves psychological health'

Cycling or walking to work 'improves psychological health' | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Researchers from the UK find that swapping driving for walking or cycling is accompanied by a boost to psychological well-being, on top of the well-known health benefits.
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Privacy is Dying Fast, Are We Slow to Respond

Privacy is dying or already dead. People (myself included) freely tell the world about our activities through Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.  But we have given up our privacy in even more subtle ways than social media.  I currently have 3 loyalty cards on my key chain, my grocer, pharmacy, and pet store.  That doesn't include the several loyalty cards I have in my wallet, hardware store, shoe store, sports store, and sandwich chain.  Additionally I have 2-3 apps that are loyalty cards like S
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Bill would revamp oversight of federal education research @insidehighered

Bill would revamp oversight of federal education research @insidehighered | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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I-75 construction - Project to help ease congestion for commuters

I-75 construction - Project to help ease congestion for commuters | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The Northwest Corridor Express Lanes project will build two reversible toll lanes along I-75 to help alleviate traffic congestion for commuters.
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UPS pilots: Safety culture is broken

UPS pilots: Safety culture is broken | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The union representing UPS pilots says the company’s safety culture is broken. In the wake of the crash of UPS Flight 1354 near Alabama’s Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Airport in August, 2013, the union Wednesday took out a full-page ad in the Wall Street Journal, urging the company to call in a third party and negotiate with the pilots over safety concerns.
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Whistleblower labels Phoenix VA report a "whitewash"

Whistleblower labels Phoenix VA report a "whitewash" | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The former VA doctor who blew the whistle on major troubles at veterans health facilities in Phoenix publicly accused internal VA investigators of downplaying his charges and issuing a report that was a
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Potentially Curative Surgery Achievable With Chemo/SABR Combination for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Potentially Curative Surgery Achievable With Chemo/SABR Combination for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Exploring the Longlist of Nominees for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature

Exploring the Longlist of Nominees for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
I can’t read every YA novel that I should. In fact, I just had a conversation with a young girl at my church (Hi Emily) about why I hadn’t read several recent YA fantasy and steam punk novels. My...
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Investigators release new video of suspect wanted in rape of female jogger

Investigators release new video of suspect wanted in rape of female jogger | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
CLEVELAND -- Investigators have released new video of the suspect wanted for the rape of a female jogger. It happened on September 2 at 5:25 a.m. The Cleveland Division of Police Sex Crimes and Chi...
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NFL Player Reportedly Suffering Memory Loss Will Return to Play After Concussion

NFL Player Reportedly Suffering Memory Loss Will Return to Play After Concussion | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
John Abraham is a 36-year-old linebacker who plays for the Arizona Cardinals. He suffered a concussion during his team's September 8 game; though it was Abraham’s first reported career concussion, ESPN's Adam Shefter reported that he was already having trouble with memory loss. Abraham took a leave of absence from...
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Atlanta airport to close runway for 29 days

Atlanta airport to close runway for 29 days | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport said it is closing one of its five runways for 29 days to replace pavement.
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Describing the Why of Connected Learning

Describing the Why of Connected Learning | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Join Mimi Ito, Vera Michalchik, and William Penuel September 22, 2014 at 1:00 PM PSt. Post your questions and comments via Twitter using the #CCourses hashtag. As educators who support connected le...
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A Smart Light That Sets The Right Mood For Everything You Do

A Smart Light That Sets The Right Mood For Everything You Do | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The LHT lamp wakes you up to stimulating blue light and puts you to sleep with soothing reds. In between, there's hues to drive focus, calm, and...
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