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What college students want to tell their high school teachers: Be tougher on us. Force us to be responsible. | Get Schooled

What college students want to tell their high school teachers: Be tougher on us. Force us to be responsible. | Get Schooled | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
This is one for the bulletin board in the teacher's lounge -- what college students want their high school teachers to know. I think folks may be surprised that
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Thoughts on MOOCs | Andrea Zellner

Thoughts on MOOCs | Andrea Zellner | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Any cultural change - yet? - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

Any cultural change - yet? - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
In belated honor of Digital Learning Day *

About five years ago Scott McLeod challenged us to co...
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Using Social Media to Fuel Face-to-Face Interaction in the Classroom | DML Hub

Using Social Media to Fuel Face-to-Face Interaction in the Classroom | DML Hub | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Find out how Ohio's school funding plan would impact each school district

Find out how Ohio's school funding plan would impact each school district | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Searchable database shows how each Ohio school district would be impacted if Gov. John Kasich's new school funding plan is approved.
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Schools chief collects car stipend years after it was stripped

Schools chief collects car stipend years after it was stripped | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Georgia’s schools chief has been collecting a state car allowance worth more than $7,000 a year even though the state stopped offering the allowance to officials several years before he took office.
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In the MAKESHOP - Informal Learning and Making at the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh

In the MAKESHOP - Informal Learning and Making at the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
An interview with some of the staff at the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh - topics include their MAKESHOP, informal learning, materials literacy, and the CMP's presence and role in Pittsburgh.
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NMC Horizon Report 2013 (Pt. 1 of 4): Tech and Learning Trends in Higher Education

NMC Horizon Report 2013 (Pt. 1 of 4): Tech  and Learning Trends in Higher Education | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The release this week of the New Media Consortium (NMC) Horizon Project 2013 Higher Education report on “new and emerging technologies, and their potential impact on teaching, learning, and researc...
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Using the iPad with the writing process

Using the iPad with the writing process | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it

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Teaching Transmedia with Comics: A Conversation with Tyler Weaver

Teaching Transmedia with Comics: A Conversation with Tyler Weaver | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it

Peter Gutierrez:  "As a reference work on media/transmedia, both aesthetically and historically, as a how-to for student media-makers, or simply on the professional development shelf, so that teachers and librarians can mine it for ideas, [Tyler Weaver’s book is] a text that can fill many needs at once. I was delighted, then, when the author agreed to talk to me about this fascinating topic" …


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gwynethjones's comment, February 8, 2013 12:08 PM
Love me some Comics!
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Grrls like comics, too! Love me some Comics! @ComicLife
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Debo conseguir estos libros ASAP

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These Are The Worst Meals You Can Eat In America

These Are The Worst Meals You Can Eat In America | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Every year, the Center for Science in the Public Interest puts out a list of some of the most calorie-packed and utterly non-nutritious foods offered at the nation’s largest chains.
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5 Insanely Simple Work-Life Balance Shortcuts From People Who "Have It All"

5 Insanely Simple Work-Life Balance Shortcuts From People Who "Have It All" | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
As the clocks and walls that used to divide work from the other parts of life began to disappear, I started to search for new, modern ways to make what matters happen both on and off the job.For almost two decades, I’ve worked in the trenches with...
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The MOOC Honeymoon is Over: Three Takeaways from the Coursera Calamity

The MOOC Honeymoon is Over: Three Takeaways from the Coursera Calamity | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
The honeymoon with MOOCs is over. The reality check has finally arrived which was inevitable. MOOCs will not solve all the woes of higher education. It is unfortunate it had to be a class on how to...
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The e-reading advantage - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

The e-reading advantage - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Last month, Ryan Bretag wrote about an experiment in his school where students, often reluctant to...
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Reframing Ethics in a Digital World | DML Hub

Reframing Ethics in a Digital World | DML Hub | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
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Northeast Ohio schools get first look at what new state funding formula may mean to them

Northeast Ohio schools get first look at what new state funding formula may mean to them | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
New projections from the state show what Gov. John Kasich's proposed school funding formula could mean to individual districts.
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Deliberately In the Path of a Tornado - weather.com

Deliberately In the Path of a Tornado - weather.com | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Incredible dash cam video shows how one sheriff's plan to send his team directly into the path of a tornado actually saves lives.
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Less Talking About Twitter, More Asking About Learning

Less Talking About Twitter, More Asking About Learning | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by James G. Milles Royan Lee recently asked if Twitter is for everyone and I had some thoughts so I posted the following comment: “No, tweeting isn’t fo...
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Connected Learning and the Unclear Road to Equity

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Attention-Driven Design

Attention-Driven Design | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Information isn’t picky: Anyone, anything, or anybody can be a part of it anytime, anywhere, and by any means possible. Attention on the other hand, is finite; we only have so much of it, and in th...

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Infotention from the perspective of the marketer/web designer.

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Design your web page so folks will actually look at it.

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Connected Learning, MOOCs, and #etmooc

Connected Learning, MOOCs, and #etmooc | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Since the best MOOCs (massive open online courses) appear to be rooted in connected learning, it’s no surprise to me that my current exploration of MOOCs through participation in #etmooc—the Educat...

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Twitter for research

A guide to using Twitter in the academic research environment, produced by the University of York Library. See more info at http://bit.ly/networkedresearch.

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Why Clear's Dead-Simple List Stands Out In The To-Do Market

Why Clear's Dead-Simple List Stands Out In The To-Do Market | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
There’s a lot that’s interesting about Clear, an iPhone app that, at its core, makes gradient-colored lists of things. Its design has garnered a lot of kind words.
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Email Is A Universal Plague; Can Mailbox Make It Manageable Again?

Email Is A Universal Plague; Can Mailbox Make It Manageable Again? | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
“Could we build an inbox that gave people a different relationship with their mail?” asks Orchestra CEO Gentry Underwood, referring to everyone's favorite 2.5-hours-a-day communication timesuck.
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