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Let's Cool It in the Bedroom

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Can the temperatures we sleep in improve our metabolism?
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Why the longleaf pine is key to the South's past and future: opinion from Bill Finch

This photo, published in the book "Economic Botany of Alabama," was taken in 1902 by Dr. E.A. Smith and R.S. Hodges. It shows a magnificent virgin longleaf pine forest once located about ten miles from Fairhope. By Bill Finch To...
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Pulizer Prize-winning poet speaks to Texas A&M students

Pulizer Prize-winning poet speaks to Texas A&M students | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey challenged creative writers and performers at Texas A&M to see themselves as pieces of history.
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re-mediating assessment: Open Digital Badges: Recognizing, Assessing, and Motivating Learning in the DPD Project

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NaNoWriMo: An #EduAwesome Project for Your #BestYearEver | Educator Innovator

NaNoWriMo: An #EduAwesome Project for Your #BestYearEver | Educator Innovator | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Moving from Our Mindmaps to More Focused Topics with Question Lenses and Musical Peer Review

Moving from Our Mindmaps to More Focused Topics with Question Lenses and Musical Peer Review | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
In my last post that is part of this series, I shared how we used mindmapping after our second round of pre-searching to begin honing in our a more specific topic for our research. After students s...
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Marcia Strassman Dead: Starred In ‘Welcome Back, Kotter,’ ‘Honey I Shrunk The Kids’

Actress Marcia Strassman has died at the age of 66 after a long battle with breast cancer, her sister Julie Strassman confirmed. Though Marcia Strassman acted in a wide range of TV shows and feature films, she was best known for her lead roles in the TV show  Welcome Back Kotter and the comedy feature  Honey I Shrunk the Kids and its sequel,  Honey I Blew Up the Kids. Strassman also served on the national board of the Screen Actors Guild. “She was the funniest, smartest…
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Unkindest cuts | Sunday Forum | Columbus Ledger Enquirer

Unkindest cuts | Sunday Forum | Columbus Ledger Enquirer | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Drastic reductions in Georgia public employee benefits are unhealthy, both literally and metaphorically
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First Dallas nurse with Ebola leaves hospital; Nina Pham, Amber Vinson experience rapid recovery

First Dallas nurse with Ebola leaves hospital; Nina Pham, Amber Vinson experience rapid recovery | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Nina Pham is the first of two nurses from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas who contracted the Ebola virus to be released from the hospital.
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The Sobering Facts About Egg Freezing That Nobody's Talking About | WIRED

The Sobering Facts About Egg Freezing That Nobody's Talking About | WIRED | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Women must be fully informed about reproductive medicine before setting their hopes on it. Facebook and Apple and all companies would do well by their employees to hold fertility vendors to the highest possible standards and not inadvertently put worker’s physical and mental health in jeopardy.
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Heartbreaking Scene at Home of Slain Canadian Soldier's Family

Heartbreaking Scene at Home of Slain Canadian Soldier's Family | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The Canadian parliament observed a moment of silence today for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, 24, the solider who was slain by a gunman in Ottawa on Wednesday.
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Pre-Search and Mindmapping to Narrow a Topic Focus

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Pre-Search and Mindmapping to Narrow a Topic Focus
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Written Conversation Strategies PD with Our NHS Faculty

Written Conversation Strategies PD with Our NHS Faculty | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
My fellow librarian Jennifer Lund and I were delighted yesterday to have the opportunity to do an hour PD session on Harvey Daniels' written conversation strategies with our NHS Faculty.  Roug...
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The Georgia State eReserves Case Appeal Decision: a practical guide for librarians

The Georgia State eReserves Case Appeal Decision: a practical guide for librarians | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Last Friday the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals handed down its opinion on the Georgia State (GSU) eReserves Case. The Cambridge University Press et. al. v. Patton ruling (the case's formal name) sou...
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Best Time and Website for Buying Airline Tickets

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When and where to shop airfares? Here's the secret to getting the best deals!
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Prince will play eight-minute jam on ‘SNL’ this weekend | Music Scene blog

Prince will play eight-minute jam on ‘SNL’ this weekend | Music Scene blog | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Atlanta music, concerts and entertainment, including interviews with musicians and previews and reviews. Upcoming tour dates, concert previews.
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App-ography: A critical perspective on medical and health apps

App-ography: A critical perspective on medical and health apps | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
I have been thinking and writing about mobile apps recently and how they are used for medical and health purposes. Millions of apps designed for smartphones, tablet computers and other mobile devic...
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Wasting opportunities at ed tech conferences | Dangerously Irrelevant

Wasting opportunities at ed tech conferences | Dangerously Irrelevant | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Teaching Paraphrasing & Direct Quotes Is Easy With Our New NoRedInk Resource Package | Scholar Space

Teaching Paraphrasing & Direct Quotes Is Easy With Our New NoRedInk Resource Package | Scholar Space | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Actress Marcia Strassman Dies at 66 - Hollywood Reporter

Actress Marcia Strassman Dies at 66 - Hollywood Reporter | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Actress Marcia Strassman, known for Welcome Back, Kotter and Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, has died. She was 66.
Strassman's death was confirmed to T...
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Pancreatic cancer survivor raises awareness

Pancreatic cancer survivor raises awareness | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Gatherings Sunday in Pierre and Sioux Falls remember those who have died, honor survivors.
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The afterlife of ideas: A TED-ED Club at Middletown High School South takes action

The afterlife of ideas: A TED-ED Club at Middletown High School South takes action | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A pillar stands in the main hallway of Middletown High School South in New Jersey, with a whiteboard on either side of it. In front of these boards, students line up and excitedly uncap markers to ...
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5 things to know about the partial eclipse today

5 things to know about the partial eclipse today | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Don’t panic if it starts to get darker than usual around 6 p.m. today, it’s just a partial solar eclipse.
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Blackmon: School testing regimen is a crippling lunacy

Georgia will pay CTB/McGraw-Hill, which bills itself as "one of the nation's leading educational assessment partners" more than $100 million over the next five years to develop the yet-another-new-testing-scheme called Georgia Milestones.
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Simple Yet Powerful Formative Assessment of IR with Sarah Rust

Simple Yet Powerful Formative Assessment of IR with Sarah Rust | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Every Wednesday is Independent Reading (IR) day here in our Language Arts classes here at NHS.  Today, Language Arts teacher Sarah Rust, one of our awesome collaborative partners, did this very sim...
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