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How Connected is Your Community? | Smart Charts, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.com

How Connected is Your Community? | Smart Charts, What Matters Today | BillMoyers.com | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A map of broadband access shows how your community measures up to the rest of America.
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State is in need of bold leaders | Atlanta Forward

Solving the sizable challenges now facing Georgia demands elected leadership that’s up to the task. For this state’s problems cannot simply be neglected,
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Flight of the Butterflies in 3D Home Page | Flight of the Butterflies

Flight of the Butterflies in 3D Home Page | Flight of the Butterflies | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Experience the longest insect migration on earth, for the first time ever in 3D.
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'Flight of the Butterflies': Monarchs journey to Mexico

'Flight of the Butterflies': Monarchs journey to Mexico | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
One of my most memorable experiences in 30 years of traveling in Mexico was a day trip to the El Rosario monarch sanctuary, an aerie at 10,000 feet in eastern Michoacan's mountains.
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In Cleveland, Bringing Back Baseball History and a Neighborhood

In Cleveland, Bringing Back Baseball History and a Neighborhood | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
League Park, formerly a home of the Cleveland Indians, has remained virtually untouched since the stadium was razed in 1951, but it is expected to reopen later this year in turn-back-the-clock glory.
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Tough times at Georgia Gwinnett College

Tough times at Georgia Gwinnett College | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Georgia Gwinnett College may furlough faculty and staff for eight days as it absorbs another round of cuts in state funding.
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School board OKs insurance benefits for non-teachers - CANTON — Classified employees with the Cherokee County School District can now breathe a little easier after receiving notification Thursday ...

School board OKs insurance benefits for non-teachers  - CANTON — Classified employees with the Cherokee County School District can now breathe a little easier after receiving notification Thursday ... | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
School board OKs insurance benefits for non-teachers - CANTON — Classified employees with the Cherokee County School District can now breathe a little easier after receiving notification Thursday their health insurance coverage will continue at l...
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Why Parents Need to Let Their Children Fail

Why Parents Need to Let Their Children Fail | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
A new study explores what happens to students who aren't allowed to suffer through setbacks.
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Learning Space Toolkit: A Resource for Designing and Sustaining Technology-Rich Informal Learning Spaces | UpNext: The IMLS Blog

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Beyond Gamification: Cutting-Edge Technology Meets Alternative, Progressive Education - Forbes

Beyond Gamification: Cutting-Edge Technology Meets Alternative, Progressive Education - Forbes | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
VideoMatthew Peterson is co-founder, Chief Technical Officer, and Senior Scientist at the Mind Research Institute.  He's also the creator of ST Math, a unique game-based math curriculum for elementary and secondary schools that uses “neuroscientific,...
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Use Amara to Crowdsource Captions on Your Entire YouTube Channel - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Tornado mistakes that can get you killed

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Tornado mistakes that can get you killed
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On rural schools’ sea of troubles, add another blow

On rural schools’ sea of troubles, add another blow | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Some of Georgia’s tiniest, most out-of-the-way schools face fiscal calamity as lawmakers wrestle with whether the state should continue a special subsidy for remote districts.
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John E. Karlin, Who Led the Way to All-Digit Dialing, Dies at 94

John E. Karlin, Who Led the Way to All-Digit Dialing, Dies at 94 | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Mr. Karlin, a Bell Labs industrial research psychologist, was also instrumental in the shortening of telephone cords and the creation of rectangular keypads for touch-tone models.
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‘Africa’ by Toto Lives On After 30 Years | Rock Cellar Magazine

‘Africa’ by Toto Lives On After 30 Years | Rock Cellar Magazine | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Songwriter David Paich of Toto details everything you've ever wanted to know about the monster hit Africa.
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7 Exciting New Features In BuddyPress 1.7

7 Exciting New Features In BuddyPress 1.7 | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
BuddyPress 1.7 is due out any day now and is packed full of exciting new features that you're going to love.
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Atlanta is the nation’s eighth most literate city | Get Schooled

I was delighted to see Atlanta's inclusion in the top 10 list of literate cities. Atlanta is ranked the eighth most literate city in the country. Here is
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Good Read: Should Teachers Ask Introverted Kids to Speak Up at School? | MindShift

Good Read: Should Teachers Ask Introverted Kids to Speak Up at School? | MindShift | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
"As a teacher, it is my job to teach grammar, vocabulary, and literature, but I must also teach my students how to succeed in the world we live in -- a world wh
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Higher Ed Trends: MOOCs, Tablets, Gamification, and Wearable Tech | MindShift

Higher Ed Trends: MOOCs, Tablets, Gamification, and Wearable Tech | MindShift | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images As tech tools continue to proliferate with new launches and new products, it's difficult to predict what will stick and
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BONK! Performance Series at Racine Public Library | Library as Incubator Project

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An Education Filled with Wonder

An Education Filled with Wonder | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
I started my journey as an educator as an outdoor educator.  One of the first books I was asked to read was Rachel Carson's A Sense of Wonder.  Some quotes from this book that should (hopefully) re...
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Georgia, Amazon face off over sales tax

Georgia, Amazon face off over sales tax | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Amazon.com is in negotiations with the state about starting to charge sales tax to Georgia shoppers, three people familiar with the talks said.
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Hot Off the (Library) Press - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Hot Off the (Library) Press - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Buffy Hamilton's Unquiet Commonplace "Book" | Scoop.it
Scholarly publishing by college libraries takes wildly different forms at different institutions. A new coalition is trying to make connections and share expertise.
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