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The Best-Kept Teaching Secret

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"Written in a light conversational style, The Best-Kept Teaching Secret brims with jottings written by children and with an armful of ways you can use letter writing to revitalize your teaching.
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Mom accused of starving 6-week-old baby

Mom accused of starving 6-week-old baby | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A Douglas County mother is accused of starving her 6-week old baby, according to police.
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Downtown Dallas library starts opening doors to homeless people in new way

Downtown Dallas library starts opening doors to homeless people in new way | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Coffee and Conversations, a one-hour session that caters to homeless people, is the brainchild of Jo Giudice, who became the director of the Dallas Public Library system last year. Giudice’s office is at the central branch.
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Braves icon Bobby Cox elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Braves icon Bobby Cox elected to baseball Hall of Fame | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
LAKE BUENA VISTA — The man who skippered the Braves to unprecedented heights, and became so ingrained in Georgia summers that folks identified him by his first name alone, is officially bound for Cooperstown.
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Private colleges remain under the weather | Inside Higher Ed

Private colleges remain under the weather | Inside Higher Ed | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Why We Love Cats and Dogs - Video: Full Episode - Pets and the Human-Animal Bond | Nature | PBS

Why We Love Cats and Dogs - Video: Full Episode - Pets and the Human-Animal Bond | Nature | PBS | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Americans own 73 million dogs and 90 million cats. Why are we so attached? Watch the full episode now.
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Jobless rate hides pain — long-term unemployed find it much...

Jobless rate hides pain — long-term unemployed find it much... | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A line divides job-seekers.
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Chambliss departure shows decline of South Georgia political...

Saxby Chambliss is more than a U.S. senator to many in his hometown of Moultrie. He’s a tangible lifeline between South Georgia residents and Washington, a standout in the dwindling ranks of influential politicians from the region.
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A Harvard wonk challenges the Atlanta story

A Harvard wonk challenges the Atlanta story | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The thin, baby-faced man stood smiled nervously last week as a roomful of civic-minded Atlantans settled into their seats in the meeting hall of St.
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K&D Group ready to convert former East Ohio Gas Building to apartments - Cleveland Business News - Northeast Ohio and Cleveland - Crain's Cleveland Business

K&D Group ready to convert former East Ohio Gas Building to apartments - Cleveland Business News - Northeast Ohio and Cleveland - Crain's Cleveland Business | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Rosanne Cash to talk at Library of Congress

Rosanne Cash to talk at Library of Congress | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Singer Rosanne Cash is appearing at the Library of Congress in Washington.
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Woman glued to Home Depot toilet seat

A woman found herself stuck in an unfortunate situation after making a stop in the restroom of a north Georgia Home Depot.
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Slayer & benchmarking of library collections - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Slayer & benchmarking of library collections - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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"Don’t Just Play on Your Phone, Program It” | The White House

"Don’t Just Play on Your Phone, Program It” | The White House | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
This week is Computer Science Education Week, or “CSEdWeek,” an annual campaign highlighting the importance of learning computer science.
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Statins Don’t Cause Memory Loss, Study Reaffirms

Statins Don’t Cause Memory Loss, Study Reaffirms | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Statins are some of the drugs most often prescribed in the United States. They are an effective tool in the prevention of stroke and heart disease, but last yea
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re-mediating assessment: The Varied Functions of Digital Badges in the Educational Assessment BOOC

re-mediating assessment: The Varied Functions of Digital Badges in the Educational Assessment BOOC | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Did you ever think it might be the assignment?

Did you ever think it might be the assignment? | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Recently a joke has been working its way around the internet: If Everyone Still Wrote Like They Did in College. It is funny because it is so very true. College students, high school students, and m...
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Data show modest gain in number of new Ph.D.s with jobs upon graduation | Inside Higher Ed

Data show modest gain in number of new Ph.D.s with jobs upon graduation | Inside Higher Ed | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Empowering older people through art

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This being the third Wednesday of the month, more than a dozen senior citizens — some wheelchair-bound — gather around a long dining room table for an art therapy session at Sunrise Senior Living, an assisted living facility for adults with...
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Governor’s North Georgia strategy complicated by 2 GOP rivals

Gov. Nathan Deal’s bid for another term starts and ends in the North Georgia hills that have been at the center of his political base for decades.
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GDOT seeks input on Canton-to-Cumming overhaul - CANTON — The Georgia Department of Transportation on Tuesday night is making its way to Cherokee County to hear from residents on a proposed overhau...

GDOT seeks input on Canton-to-Cumming overhaul - CANTON — The Georgia Department of Transportation on Tuesday night is making its way to Cherokee County to hear from residents on a proposed overhau... | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
GDOT seeks input on Canton-to-Cumming overhaul - CANTON — The Georgia Department of Transportation on Tuesday night is making its way to Cherokee County to hear from residents on a proposed overhaul for the congested stretch of Highway 20 between ...
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Developer resumes work on $50 million Schofield Building renovations for Kimpton hotel, apartments (slideshow)

Developer resumes work on $50 million Schofield Building renovations for Kimpton hotel, apartments (slideshow) | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A historic renovation project promised in 2009, the Schofield has been dormant since workers finished pulling down a facade to reveal the brick-work a year later.
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There's a New Type of Boredom, and Everyone Is Feeling It

There's a New Type of Boredom, and Everyone Is Feeling It | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
According to new research, there are no fewer than five types of boredom — one more than previously theorized.
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Mystery surrounds plans for wetlands near coast

Glynn County Commissioner Michael Browning is still waiting for answers about what a landowner plans to do with a 416-acre tract in the western portion of his commission district.
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