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Is Gov. Deal vulnerable in 2014 election hunt?

Is Gov. Deal vulnerable in 2014 election hunt? | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Democrats are more focused on trying to seize a vacant U.S. Senate seat next year than mustering a candidate for governor.
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using collaborative sabotage (aka collaboratage) to teach tech/design/research.

using collaborative sabotage (aka collaboratage) to teach tech/design/research. | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Recently I've been reminded how effective consensual group hacking/editing can be when teaching (about or through) web-based presentation and authoring platforms. I am a big believer in the techno-...
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Elyria (OH) Schools To Lose All School Librarians | School Library Journal

Elyria (OH) Schools To Lose All School Librarians | School Library Journal | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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New ‘Subway Libraries’ Encourages Commuters To Read On-The-Go - DesignTAXI.com

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Seduced by Google – A TTW Guest Post by Dr. Troy Swanson « Tame The Web

Seduced by Google – A TTW Guest Post by Dr. Troy Swanson « Tame The Web | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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A Tale of Two MOOCs @ Coursera: Divided by Pedagogy

A Tale of Two MOOCs @ Coursera: Divided by Pedagogy | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The Web as a classroom is transforming how people learn, is driving the need for new pedagogy; two recently launched courses at Cousera highlight what happens when pedagogical methods fail to adapt...
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Ohio Students to Spend More Time Taking Tests Under New Common Core Testing Plan

Ohio Students to Spend More Time Taking Tests Under New Common Core Testing Plan | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Across all grades, Ohio students will spend an additional 49 hours a year taking standardized tests starting in 2014-15.
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Is the “School in the Cloud” the Future of Learning? | MindShift

Is the “School in the Cloud” the Future of Learning? | MindShift | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Schools, the way they're currently constructed, are not needed anymore, says educational researcher Sugatra Mitra, founder of Hole in the Wall project in India
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Mapping Media to the Common Core (Feb 2013)

As 21st century educators, we should to provide opportunities for students to demonstrate mastery and understanding of the curriculum not only with text but als
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Massive (and Not-So-Massive) Open Online Courses: Libraries as Learning Centers

Massive (and Not-So-Massive) Open Online Courses: Libraries as Learning Centers | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Completely immersed in #etmooc (the Educational Technology and Media massive open online course) with more than 1,600 other learners from several different countries since early February, I have ju...
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Caps on Data Use Dim Online Learning's Bright Future - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Caps on Data Use Dim Online Learning's Bright Future - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Educators believe new online courses could make higher education more available and affordable for all. But what about people who can't afford the Internet?
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Student Mentors: How 6th and 12th Graders Learn From Each Other | MindShift

Student Mentors: How 6th and 12th Graders Learn From Each Other | MindShift | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
When Tracy Edwards posted on Facebook last October that she was searching for a part-time writing instructor for a middle school program, Kip Glazer jumped im
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NCompass Live: Tech Talk with Michael Sauers: Anythink Libraries Studio Initiative

Matt Hamilton, IT Director of Anythink Libraries in Colorado, will discuss Anythink's Studio initiative, which involves changing the district's approach to p...
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The "Cheap and Cheerful" Librarian, Melissa Techman, Shares Tips on Pinterest - The Digital Shift

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In the Library with the Lead Pipe » Making it Work: Surviving as a Librarian Employed in Another Field

In the Library with the Lead Pipe » Making it Work: Surviving as a Librarian Employed in Another Field | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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The Classroom as Makerspace - Getting Smart by Winifred Kehl - EdTech, education, STEM

The Classroom as Makerspace - Getting Smart by Winifred Kehl - EdTech, education, STEM | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Given the popularity of "maker culture" - think Maker Faire, Etsy, and all manner of Do-It-Yourself websites and television networks - it's interesting that maker culture doesn't seem to be common in the classroom yet.
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Anythink’s Approach to Connected Learning at TechFest 2013 – A TTW Guest Post by Matthew Hamilton « Tame The Web

Anythink’s Approach to Connected Learning at TechFest 2013 – A TTW Guest Post by Matthew Hamilton « Tame The Web | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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World of Warcraft Finds Its Way Into Class | MindShift

World of Warcraft Finds Its Way Into Class | MindShift | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
World of Warcraft Students' passions can be a powerful driver for deeper and more creative learning. With this knowledge, some educators are using popula
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Anythink's Studio Initiative

This was an informal presentation for NCompass Live, put on the by the Nebraska Library Commission and available at: http://nlc.nebraska.gov/scripts/calendar/ev
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