Jay Collier (@JayCollier)

Midcoast Maine USA

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @JayCollier ever

July 2011

Reuters: U.S. news media debate naming Strauss-Kahn accuser. http://t.co/Sl2M22J

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RT @NancyEH #MEschools can’t afford failure. [Every success is made possible by many small failures. Perfection is unrealistic.]

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Harvard’s Tony Wagner: “In the world of innovation, failure is prized. There is no innovation without trial and error.” http://t.co/hjpc9bo

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.@heavydigital #wordpress multisite also works great on Siteground semi-dedicated hosting accounts, no tweaks required. #wcbos

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University/community college collab. prepares to open new campus for advanced tech. at former Maine Naval Air Station. http://t.co/aCGNpwZ

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Wiscasset teachers connected their students to their town through an integrated social studies and arts class. #mlti http://bit.ly/od7CPb

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Midgely: Education technology is not about replacing teachers. It’s about helping people with the tools they need to solve problems. #mlti

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Midgley: Assessments are the lynchpin to learning. However, bad assessments make learning s**k. #mlti http://j.mp/r10JDj

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Richmond, CA students produced site for successful program integrating core academics & online technology skills. http://t.co/piL8hvi #mlti

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Future: provide social “badges” for academic achievements, including the teachers who mentored each student. #mlti http://j.mp/r10JDj

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Midgley studied anthropology in college, taught himself programming in HS. Focused on how people interact, what it means to be human. #mlti

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Midgely: student attention span shorter, less willingness to buckle down & work. Those who can focus will succeed. #mlti http://j.mp/r10JDj

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Midgley: Clay Christensen predicts that 50% of all high school classes will be taught online by 2020. #mlti http://j.mp/r10JDj

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Midgley: You can get a car, a house, a dog, and a wife on Craig’s List. That makes it hard to be a country singer. #mlti http://j.mp/r10JDj

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Midgley: 22% of all Internet traffic is from Netflix. #mlti http://j.mp/r10JDj

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If you are using free online media, like YouTube, you are not the customer. You are the product. #mlti http://j.mp/r10JDj

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Midgley: 48 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute. 3 billion videos viewed a day: doubled in 6 months. #mlti http://j.mp/r10JDj

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Midgley has moved his online social interaction from Facebook to Google Plus. #mlti http://j.mp/r10JDj

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Tipping point: Amazon now sells more e-books than hardcovers and paperbacks combined. (Midgely) #mlti http://j.mp/r10JDj

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“The opportunities for DIY technology for teachers are large and growing almost weekly.” #MLTI http://j.mp/r10JDj

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Steve Midgley, US DOE Deputy Director of Education Technology, is about talk about the National Education Technology Plan at #MLTI

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Original research supporting value of personalized learning http://j.mp/qBPWhy. However class size research inconclusive: http://j.mp/nrB9y8

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RT @edueyeview At #MLTI summer institute. Enjoying the Digital Storytelling strand. It’s nice to be on the student end of the equation!

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Redefining learning: from reading a book and writing a report … to teaching that book to a student from another culture/continent #mlti

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Replacing paper textbooks with digital textbooks is elementary. Then what? SAMR model. #mlti http://twitpic.com/5w60k7

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RT @collegewebguy Writers, designers, storytellers, programmers, developers & coders under same roof. Anything else is not a web shop.

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Moving toward technology-transformed learning: first, every grade 5-12 student at #msad55 has their own laptop. #mlti http://bit.ly/nZVdu9

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Attending the Maine #MLTI Summer Institute: leadership in blended learning, 1-to-1 technology in K-12 education. maine.gov

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Klout tracks the highs and lows of a WordCamper #wcbos http://twitpic.com/5voq7w

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RT @SweatEquity South Korea schools ditch paper textbooks. http://ow.ly/5LziV #blendedlearning [$2 billion goal: replace textbooks by 2015]

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Thanks to everyone who reports new Twitterbots as spam; I got about 20 after #wcbos, but about half of those were already suspended.

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It’s interesting seeing Twitterbots with 1 tweet, following 750 accounts, and 250 followers. Lots of accounts on autopilot out there!

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.@jeckman: “Bad strategy trumps good execution. Bad execution trumps good strategy.” Both are needed. #wcbos

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An iSITE strategy program: Get Ready for Day 2. “Your website has launched, now what?” @jeckman http://t.co/D8a2iGw #wcbos

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RT @mbloomstein @jeckman says: Your digital presence is not a project. A project has a beginning, middle, & end. #wcbos

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@heavydigital Many of the slideshows are actually over at slideshare.com.

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@norcross speaking at @wcbos: “You’re doing it all wrong and it’s my fault: Dissecting the client relationship.” http://j.mp/ndcPCX

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View and rate Web Strategy in Higher Education http://j.mp/nIBiRf #wcbos

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@danielbachhuber That makes sense. Would be good to see a list of ideas mentioned and status reports/links to discussion threads. #wcbos

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@danielbachhuber I think they’re just envisioning what point B might be: no A to B yet. Which ideas will stick? #wcbos

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RT @sleary To extend/plugin filter for version: would have to make it easier on plugin authors to indicate compatibility. #wcbos

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Recommended session topic for #wcbos 2012: WordPress as a learning management system.

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RT @WordCampBoston Packed house here in the East Balcony, talking about WordPress as a CMS! #wcbos http://twitpic.com/5v9khx

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Please provide a extend/plugin filter for highest version supported. #wcbos

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We need recipes/distributions that configure core+plugins to support common scenarios. #wcbos

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RT @justacomma : Wordpress as a CMS should’ve been in the beginning. [Depending on definition of CMS, it was … or will never be] #wcbos

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Long-time WordPress developers @nacin and @darylkoop talking about new WP directions at #wcbos

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Presentation slides for: Plugins are Blueprints http://j.mp/o9jw9R Speakers: http://j.mp/pWuabK http://j.mp/nnUyU8 #wcbos

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@robertdenton Thanks, Robert! BP is my focus at the moment, and Tufts is doing some good work there, too.

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NPR WordPress developers are talking about plugins they are using for member station sites. #wcbos

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RT @ctraganos The @WordCampBoston volunteers were absolutely rockstar at their ability to keep things smooth at #wcbos. We are so grateful!

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.@melchoyce “What are some WP sites that aren’t blogging-related?” I found a bunch in higher ed! (slide 11+) http://j.mp/qqXhjB #wcbos

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RT @lemgulliver: Great first day at WordCamp and after party at Microsoft NERD Center. Photos: http://j.mp/n77mvr http://j.mp/nFXbDs #wcbos

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All content published at RevolutionaryNews.com was created by 7th grade students. http://t.co/4GDd6Es http://t.co/UVxv4D2 #wcbos #wp

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.@CyriJones is leading a province-wide education collaboration initiative in B.C. http://j.mp/oGkF1E http://j.mp/p5sRwz #wpedu #wcbos

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RT @evanleek: Companies with blogs have 434% more indexed pages than companies that do not and 97% more inbound links. #wcbos @KarenRubin

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RT @WordCampBoston: We’ve officially become popular enough to attract spam on the #wcbos hashtag. Be careful of any links in the stream. ;)

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RT @ronyeany #wcbos attendees - if you like the BU work you’ve seen in presentations today, we’re hiring smart developers and designers.

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Chris Murray on enterprise publishing with WordPrss VIP. An option for high-traffic higher ed sites? http://j.mp/raZ8kO #wcbos

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RT @KimTurcotte: Suggestion from audience for Google+1: Google should create a don’t like button - LOL #wcbos

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RT @graynotgrey: Another great web site discovered at WordCamp: http://j.mp/igEBS7 #wcbos [Examples of responsive interface design.]

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Sara Cannon on responsive web design. http://j.mp/qlebN8 Example: http://j.mp/aCYmRm Also, check out: 2011 theme: http://j.mp/qBnKgx #wcbos

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Duke Site (WordPress) featured in @cdulude’s session at #wcbos. http://t.co/3nm9sfO

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RT @wjdennen NECOMP “WordPress in the Liberal Arts” http://j.mp/rduqDN [Looks great, but non-member fee is high.] @sleary @bradycreel

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@sleary The #wpedu mailing list hasn’t been very active but, after sitting in #wcbos sessions today, there would be value to collab space!

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@sleary @bradycreel Yes, an ndependent space. Automattic? (It sure would be great to capture this conversation with threaded discussion!)

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For those who don’t know, there’s a low-volume mail list for #wp in #highered http://t.co/vuWGh2z @sleary

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.@sleary We’ve discussed a BuddyPress space on the #wpedu list, but recognize the importance of sustainable support. #wcbos

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#wpedu friends: Follow the #wcbos feed for some great examples of WP in higher education! http://j.mp/pss9Uj

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BU’s presenters report they are planning on giving more back to the WP community. We need support for a WP-edu collaboration space! #wcbos

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BU’s custom plugins: BU-Navigation, Access-with-single-sign-on, integration with BU-Calendar. #wcbos

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BU’s “flexi framework: automated set-up, good defaults for widgets & shortcodes, logo variations. #wcbos

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BU’s “flexi” theme framework provides DIY options: banners (images or code), layout (columns & footers) colors … http://j.mp/nUGyL1 #wcbos

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@EricRasch: I included several UT Health sites in my survey of WP in higher education. http://j.mp/qqXhjB Nice work.

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BU provides a range of offerings for their clients: custom, rapid, DIY. Established sandbox, SVN, thorough documentation, IRC. #wcbos

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Boston University Course Listings (integrated from enterprise database) featured at #wcbos. http://t.co/VmLIzVJ

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Boston University School of Education featured at #wcbos. http://t.co/YsNXwdj

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Boston University Research featured at #wcbos. http://t.co/38Ms0Tx

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Boston University Admissions You at BU featured at #wcbos. http://t.co/VKXusuc

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Boston University College of Fine Arts featured at #wcbos. http://t.co/kHJcnEC

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@sleary I updated right away. Thank you for looking into it!

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RT @MegSecatore BU: Just because it’s easy to set up WP without the involvement of all divisions, doesn’t make it a good idea. #wcbos

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BU folks are being honest about their mistakes and what they learned from them. Funny & familiar. Watch this video when it’s posted! #wcbos

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A meta conflict in #highed communications: regularity versus creativity. False dichotomy? #wp can help! #wcbos #bu

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BU: Resolving conflicts between practice areas in higher ed online communications: management, design, development #wcbos http://j.mp/n8NS5Q

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Great question: How does #WP fit into learning paradigm organized around interactive personalized pathways rather than content? #wcbos

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BU is about to present their stellar, campus-wide #WordPress service. I featured many of their sites as a lead-in! http://j.mp/n8NS5Q #wcbos

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Online presence for ACU’s new core curriculum inspired by Harvard’s Justice: open content/discussion. http://j.mp/qpjBDH http://j.mp/nveIgz

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Kyle Dickson sharing success in using #WordPress as a campus-wide mobile #LMS. #wcbos 2011.boston.wordcamp.org blogs.acu.edu

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RT @mbaizman NOOOOOOOOOOOOO… RT @askdebra: Games to come to Google+. The end of Google+ as we know it.

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@sleary The least I can do. Content Audit is great! http://t.co/jRiFU3K

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RT @GenuineJack I like coming to prof. event like this because it really motivates me to do more, better, and consistent work. #WCBos

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@wjdennen It’s nice to have a person to match your avatar. Go Wheaton!

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@cdulude Looking forward to your presentation!

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Just posted my WordCamp Boston Web Strategy in Higher Education presentation: http://j.mp/qqXhjB #wcbos

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Hanna Arnold has done a textbook migration to WordPress as a CMS for a community college! #wcbos http://j.mp/q9VZ44

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Just uploaded ‘WordCamp Boston - Web Strategy in Higher Education’ to SlideShare. http://slidesha.re/rhQYEl

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RT @WordCampBoston Ten minutes till #wcbos kicks off with opening remarks!

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RT @cdulude: In Boston for #wcbos! Staying in BU dorm. Realizing I should have done a lot more carousing in my dorm inhabiting years.

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@wjdennen There’s good AC and there’s bad AC. So far, its very good AC!

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On my way to #wcbos! Will miss family this weekend. Lake swimming weather in Maine. Will be in conference rooms at Sherman Union. AC?

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@danielbachhuber Looking forward to meeting you at WordCamp Boston! #wcbos

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Chronicle: NYU professor salary reduced after discovery of student cheating lowers class grades. Nice incentive! http://t.co/THkXkbp

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Rob Mancabelli: What’s the difference between “Learning with Technology” and “Teaching with Technology?” A new paradigm. http://t.co/XVrVV6m

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RT @RichLouv in Orion blog: Technology can help kids and adults get #outdoors - or not. #natureplay http://j.mp/nCWCuZ [Make wise choices.]

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Joe Ugoretz (CUNY/Macaulay): Teaching with an “Open LMS” based on WordPress and BuddyPress. http://t.co/SgNm90u

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Time to rewrite your social media policy? Google+ erases the distinction between personal & professional personae. http://t.co/KM3303H

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New BBC “social media guidance.” For personal accts: “don’t be stupid.” For official news: “a second pair of eyes.” PDF: http://t.co/qEVktIu

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Good overview of architecture and interface design for Adrian College mobile: http://t.co/4F86Ca9

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Just uploaded ‘NERCOMP: Web Governance - Planning for Disruption’ to SlideShare. http://slidesha.re/ouDMxC

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RT @glendonrand Michelle Rhee: US parents “obsessed with making kids feel good about themselves” http://bit.ly/gurd1Y [Read comments]

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RT @brownengin RT @eric_andersen Excellent piece on how Google+ could replace not only FB/Twitter but also blogging and email j.mp/otffZ3

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@DouglasCrets Will do. I am also currently prototyping with #buddypress when greater control is needed (FERPA, etc.) @edmodo @udemy #wpedu

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RT @alicebarr What do Google execs know about Google+ privacy that you don’t? http://j.mp/r30cWT via @Diigo

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RT @DouglasCrets Educators trying #google+ believe it threatens #moodle and #blackboard in college classrooms http://ow.ly/5Bjke #edtech

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WGBH is building an online library of Boston local TV newscasts from 1959-2000. See how news has changed in 40 years. http://t.co/HmKFeV9

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New YouTube interface design (borrowed from Netflix and Hulu) quickly brought me to some good free movies. Slacker:‏ http://t.co/XIu7xhZ

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@hillavee Even though Michael wrote the proposal 30 years ago, it’s a virtual textbook for science storytelling today. http://j.mp/mWx836

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Just published a memoir and white paper about the creation of NOVA by its creator, Michael Ambrosino. http://j.mp/ndgaCz http://j.mp/mWx836

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.@susantevans: #highered web scouts: Be prepared and leave a place better than you found it. http://bit.ly/qpvmoO via @radiofreegeorgy

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RT @brainpicker James Baldwin at his wittiest, 1979 http://j.mp/oMtaMn

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RT @EthanZ Enduring Voices Youtube channel - a repository for videos of threatened languages - is fascinating: http://j.mp/q31ju9

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RT @MarkFiore Trickle Down Tales: http://j.mp/qJMbDG Down is looking up! (New animation.) #toon

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RT @MarkFiore Trickle Down Tales: http://j.mp/qJMbDG Down is looking up! (New animation.) #toon

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Brooks: Is the GOP now an “odd protest movement that has separated itself from normal governance”? http://nyti.ms/mPFsT1 /via @ZoeWeil

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RT @dontgetcaught Why I deleted my @dropbox account http://goo.gl/fb/Wfi7L New TOS claim sweeping rights over your stuff.

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Five sessions in the higher education track at WordCamp Boston this year: http://j.mp/qdnDQy #wcbos #wpedu

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RT @radiofreegeorgy Sorry you can’t be at #wcbos. #hebwar looks fun, too! http://j.mp/pEOdrV

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RT @WordCampBoston “Web strategy for higher education” by @jaycollier July 23rd http://j.mp/p0W5Le #wcbos

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Interactive map shows phone calls between your county (click on it) and the rest of the U.S. based on anon. AT&T data: http://t.co/vn1eej6

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RT @jennarmour I adore WordPress! I just thought last night there isn’t a web based project that WordPress cant be effectively used on.

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The White House Office of Public Engagement launched new website. “The open front door to the WH.” Public involvement. http://t.co/b5Y7oJU

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@principaljo I heard about your assessment system at the conference last week. Look forward to learning more.

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RT @principaljo At MSAD #15 we are building an assessment system that is tight-loose. Student voice & choice in demonstrating proficiency.

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RT @brainpicker “Life is about the people you meet and the things you create with them.” http://j.mp/gwTJEu

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“Elem” education in Finland: no standard textbooks, no “high-stakes” tests, no homework, no formal grading, free meals. http://t.co/bM4H3w3

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Ken Robinson on creative leadership across all professions, not just design. Sparking passion for valuable new ideas. http://t.co/74BzcUL

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@nickdenardis @arun8gb My usual rule-of-thumb is to wait several point releases to give plug-in developers some time to update.

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RT @nickdenardis Looking for anyone who has upgraded to #Wordpress 3.2 with multi site. I would love to hear about your experience.

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Human evolution and the Jacobson’s organ. Regenesis integrates science, fiction, and drama. http://t.co/4TC8Xry http://t.co/BEqu2Ke

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The Atlantic: When parents give in to child’s every wish, healthy self-esteem morphs into narcissism. Just say no. http://t.co/yHHB3vu

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Bates College is most expensive for total list cost, but 462nd in net price (after financial aid), a better measurement. http://t.co/QKsUtS3

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@NancyEH I thought “flexible assessment” meant multiple methods other than standardized, one-size-fits-all testing. Seeking URL. #meschools

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Michael Horn: Common Core assessments must be flexible for multiple learning styles, not a common test. http://t.co/yZJP97h #meschools

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Recently attended a SCORE/American Express conference for small business owners. Great program! Video: http://j.mp/juPlnq http://j.mp/mhnYSm

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@EducationNut The debate will continue. Even historical data is contradictory. http://j.mp/k3BKK2 http://j.mp/mMGUv7 http://j.mp/mvgrkr

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@EducationNut CNN references a Brookings study with generic averages and past performance. Individual experiences vary. http://j.mp/jqlqdn

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