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3-D printer helps save dying baby

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Kaiba Gionfriddo now breathes on his own, thanks to doctors trying the medical equivalent of a "Hail Mary" pass.
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Spare Me the Hype Cycle | American Libraries Magazine

Spare Me the Hype Cycle | American Libraries Magazine | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.
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To Sharpen Student Testing, Another Round of Tests

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Parents and testing skeptics say that field-test results, which have no consequences for students or teachers, turn classrooms into focus groups and add more stress to an anxiety-filled process.
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More teens flocking to Twitter as enthusiasm for Facebook wanes

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter is getting the youth vote.
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‘Artists in the Archives,’ at Greenburgh Public Library in Elmsford

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“Artists in the Archives,” at the Greenburgh Public Library, revitalizes the antiquated card catalogs by filling them with art.
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Inspiring the Arts in a High School Library | Library as Incubator Project

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Tornado Survivor Finds Dog During TV Interview

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Miraculous stories of survival emerge after one of the strongest tornadoes in history tore through an Oklahoma suburb.
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New teacher evaluation law 'fundamentally flawed,' some say

When teachers return to classes following their summer breaks, many might face more strict criteria on how they perform their work.
A new law mandating statewide teacher evaluations could prove disastrous, according to some education professionals.
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MOOC Professors Claim No Responsibility for How Courses Are Used - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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14 Best Jobs With No Need for College

14 Best Jobs With No Need for College | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
While one's earning potential increases with a college degree, you don't necessarily need to spend $40,000 a year for a diploma for a job that pays as much.
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W.Va.'s local-food movement a model for Appalachia

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With eight in 10 farmers making less than $10,000 a year, West Virginia will never rival big Midwestern factory farms in producing food.
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SLJ Reviews Information Literacy Courseware ResearchReady - The Digital Shift

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Injured third-grade teacher tells of trying to protect students

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Jennifer Doan used her body to shield her students as tornado bore down on Plaza Towers Elementary School
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Oklahoma teachers who saved students called heroes

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They threw themselves over their students, stayed with them for hours and carried them, bleeding, to safety.
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The Outrageous Cost of a Gene Test

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When we can sequence 20,000 genes for $1,000, why should it cost nearly $4,000 to analyze just two?
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What Our Words Tell Us

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Gradual shifts in language use over the centuries reflect tectonic shifts in culture.
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Q&A: Mimi Ito on Connected Learning for All | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

Q&A: Mimi Ito on Connected Learning for All | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning.
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re-mediating assessment: Digital Badge Design Principles for Recognizing Learning

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Ramblin’ Raft Race May 21, 1977-The Ramblin’ Raft...

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Ramblin’ Raft Race May 21, 1977-The Ramblin’ Raft Race was an annual Memorial Day weekend race on the Chattahoochee River that took place from 1969 to 1980. The event drew national attention when the...
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