Jay Collier (@JayCollier)

Midcoast Maine USA

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

October 2011

Maine schools are moving beyond the assembly line model. Bowen: “We don’t need reform, we need transformation.” - http://t.co/ZhANvGsS

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Maine’s Race to the Top plan focuses on early learning (ages 0 to 5) during which majority of brain development occurs. http://t.co/VyxPQKKF

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Annual gender wage gap narrows when comparing lifetime hours worked and preferences for job flexiblity (2002) - http://t.co/7eg2oi0z

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McGovern: Pavlov’s dogs are waking up. There is a growing resistance to traditional marketing techniques - http://t.co/1USK6jSr

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Cutler speech kicks off Maine Chinese conference (first in US) http://t.co/Bqzj0YGH Topsham selected as model program http://t.co/pDjcz0W9

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Congrats to colleagues at MIT, Yale, Oxford, Chicago, Penn, Stanford: QS released world university rankings for 2011 - http://t.co/1DKJR22T

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British Columbia Institute of Technology - Note multi-levelled entry: Welcome, Learn, Connect; Features, Blogs, Events http://t.co/8eJAHYPU

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NYTimes: Why is anyone still doing business with banks like Bank of America? - http://t.co/ndskeuGN [$6.2 billion in profit, $0 fed tax.]

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Just say no to grass lawns! Here are low-maintenance, no-mow lawns and groundcover plants for zones 4-8 - http://t.co/PkeWveEH

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Portland ME’s natural yardscaping demo at the Back Cove: http://t.co/qvgNmkXZ Native perennials, shrubs, no-mow grass: http://t.co/bmvB7hZZ

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RT @JoshHarkinson: The new #OWS website is up. Way more informative than the old one. http://t.co/bk7mwR5v [It’s #BuddyPress on #WordPress.]

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Floored by how many soc media tools claim ownership of your content. Do we pay attention to this in classrooms? via @ryanbretag [Important!]

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@apetersen @markgr @ellenkanner I’m looking forward to learning what’s most transformative in HighEdWeb world #heweb. [Is #highweb better?]

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Hooray! The entire day of #TEDxDirigo videos now posted: http://t.co/llR2hct7 All great, esp Alan Lishness on education http://t.co/oesb2MPr

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Singapore vision: Teach less, learn more. Engage learners and prepare them for life, rather than for examinations. http://t.co/rO7kDiw6

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Robert Niles: Why I send my children to public schools - http://t.co/hMiNT6gr

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Brandwashed (book) research: Infants recognize “McDonald’s” or “Ronald” before “mama” or “dada.” http://t.co/GyySVqPV - http://t.co/FQgLzONG

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Fast Company: Neuromarketing exists in the wisp of time between when you receive a stimulus & react subconsciously - http://t.co/H2H5Lkm8

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Fast Company: A generation of creators is more interested in invention than hype, learning rather than advertising. http://t.co/I2uTH4u0

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@TEDxDirigo Both @klout and http://t.co/HfBzhNBC help find people with interesting ideas through the “interest graph” - http://t.co/NUhjbsn5

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Fast Company: In China, teachers “know that what they have taught is useless. A standardized test means standardized thought.” [Hmmm.]

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Fast Company: In China, many H.S. teachers “know that what they have taught is useless. A standardized test means standardized thought.”

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Auburn (ME) teachers give iPad high grade - http://t.co/0alnBgme [Ks using iPads for writing & math. Upcoming national conference sold out.]

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Chronicle: Google says Pearson’s new learning system is “not a shared product” contrary to Pearson’s announcement - http://t.co/7rxptwPE

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Fast Company: Why Google and Microsoft are bad-mouthing Apple’s chatty Siri - http://t.co/tda6t5at

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From @dontapscott: Three principles for a new Wall Street: integrity, transparency, embracing the Commons - http://t.co/ofHuixp8 #reuters

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nicklorenzen MT @NellieMaeEdFdn: announced $250K grants to 3 districts in CT to support collab. among educators http://t.co/UpIbUzFD #edchat #teachers

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Maine Policy Review - Maine’s local food system: organics, sustainability, affordability, safety, politics, schools - http://t.co/Puw8yznf

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RT @edutopia: Five steps to better, more integrated school/community collaboration http://t.co/9xoSsFHo (via @web20classroom) [Great!]

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74% of Maine people favor the creation and study of a Maine Woods National Park. [Economic diversity, healthy living] - http://t.co/3NtAkHn4

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World’s simplest online safety policy for children. [Great explainer for CIPA, COPPA, and FERPA for educators] - http://t.co/bqxcMETr

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Kennebec Journal: Congratulations to Vicky Boundy on joining wonderful Richmond, ME, as community & business director http://t.co/a54IkI2J

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Intelligence2: Are too many Americans earning 4-year degrees? http://t.co/Gsz0Ahbt [No. Should be: Are Americans getting the wrong degrees?]

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Why is Wall Street dazed and confused about #OWS? - http://t.co/A8FefnMc

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@markgr Open Textbooks will thrive where outcomes are clear & curr. dev. is collaborative. http://t.co/CvSb7UKz http://t.co/yuiuIAlR @fienen

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A missing dimension in the education debate: contemplative learning for inner health http://t.co/Yg96gaMi (via @21stCenturyTch)

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@TEDxDirigo: I appreciate the important work you are doing for Maine. Have you considered promoting via @Klout? http://t.co/ZWtyuBdO

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Chronicle: In victory for open-education movement, Blackboard embraces sharing [Creative Commons courses allowed] http://t.co/tY8UthSW

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bcrisler @JayCollier re. GovData; Love the idea … EduData, anyone? Anyone?

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Take a free course to master GovData — Harvard and MIT’s Open Government data platform - http://t.co/zGYOhYKy BG: http://t.co/e80DdVVw

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Midcoast Maine’s Briggs Advertising wins award for North Yarmouth Academy site - Info: http://t.co/QlcT20bD NYA: http://t.co/IGrLMz6B

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Is substance-free style what being young in Britain all about? Essex on Hulu: http://t.co/Nee9KJw3 MTV’s version: http://t.co/jCEK1p53

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Harvard_Ed_Pub Five Myths About the Common Core State Standards http://t.co/LulVskZp

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Portland, ME, native turns Facebook programming innovator through innovative recruiting- http://t.co/dGboMSMC (via @maineixda)

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Infographics: 1/3 of college students require remediation #highered #education http://t.co/AuzX52dn (via @LuminaFound @Knewton)

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The 21st Century Principal: 7 ways administrators & educators can use Evernote http://t.co/P6uqPgVO (via @web20classroom @21stprincipal)

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US News: Top National Liberal Arts Colleges - http://t.co/AoXNUuA7 [Congrats to Maine’s Bowdoin, Bates, and Colby - all in top 25.]

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Quora: Why did Steve Jobs choose not to effectively treat his cancer? http://t.co/778JKCda

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We don’t only need to occupy Wall St. We need to transform ourselves, make better decisions every day. http://t.co/G1AX7Egn (via @hjarche)

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The fallacy of “digital natives” [Reality is more subtle than “native/immigrant” suggests.] http://t.co/cU11WHDk (via @hjarche @intrepidls)

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brainpicker Palestine’s shifting borders, in an infographic http://t.co/33UQy26d

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Idaho signed a 4-year Blackboard contract, but will it matter with nearly-free disruptive services emerging all around? http://t.co/Kdi7O0sC

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Starving America’s Public Schools - http://t.co/RMscRvUd [Americans give high marks to local schools. So why the scapegoating? Read this.]

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McGovern: Stop talking about your new app, Twitter feed or Facebook page. Start making your customers’ lives simpler - http://t.co/wBVTM0Ys

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Looking forward to the 2011 Maine Chinese Conference on business, education, government, & agriculture October 28-29 - http://t.co/58V8dNWH

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Poynter: Let’s take news apps out of the newsroom and create products instead of content - http://t.co/SuPGZHLK

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@walterbriggs The lowest possible SAT score is 200. http://t.co/Ldj1twxj The governor said he shows you can be successful even with a 300.

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RT @StriveNetwork: You can find a link to our national work here: http://t.co/gA5l8PX4 #lumina [Thank you! Also: http://t.co/8wRJSYx5]

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misslyndsy @jaycollier I like this idea. A lot. Creativity can be a service. Mobility is a must for rural areas.

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Wired Campus: Pearson and Google jump into learning management with a new, free system: OpenClass - http://t.co/TU6fRrOt

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Merisotis: Idea of vocational training is outmoded. Employers need critical thinkers, problem solvers, team workers. Content comes later.

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Pattenaude: We put academics and business people together to take an industry by industry approach, find appropriate focus and time frame.

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UMF admin: If we need to align #highered with changing workforce needs, what skills are needed, how do we measure success? #maine

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Pattenaude: Maine has long experience with early college, recently with UM Fort Kent. http://t.co/bUWKUL7O [Visited that program last week.]

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Merisotis: Rethink delivery model(s) to support transition to college. Ex: Grade 12: full college year or remedial. #maine #highered #lumina

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#Maine College of Art: What can the creative economy do to contribute to prosperity? Fitzsimmons: go mobile, serve the entire state.

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Merisotis: Foundations need to be committed to sustained, consistent, focused goals. Flavor of the month doesn’t work. #lumina #highered

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@thecorkboard Both business & #highered thrive thru satisfactory exchanges between people. It’s about relevance, not freedom. Common ground.

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Merisotis: Europeans have come up with a common understanding of what quality #higher ed means. http://t.co/vF874xGh #highered #lumina

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@thecorkboard Yes. Lower costs. Better delivery models (blended technology), deeper partnerships with businesses and organizations. #maine

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Pattenaude (UMS): We need to reach out to people “where they are … but life gets in the way.” Businesses can help with time off. #highered

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Fitzsimmons: Adult education — from some credits to a degree — is a great challenge in #Maine. Even free tuition isn’t enough. #highered

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Merisotis: Cincinnati’s @strivetogether program is a national model for incremental, data-driven improvement. http://t.co/5VSyQFtB #lumina

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Pattenaude: We need to build more incentives to encourage students rather than push them with punishments. #highered #maine

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John Fitzsimmons, #Maine community colleges: As we reach out to students with less preparation, 50%+ need remedial attention. #highered

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Merisotis: U.S. has the most expensive #highered system in the world. #lumina

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UMS chancellor Rich Pattenaude: Urgent #highered issues in #maine: improved affordability, better delivery, deeper partnerships.

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Merisotis: Embrace #highered productivity: Outcomes-based funding. Student incentives. New delivery models. #lumina http://t.co/n7pCHW5J

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Merisotis: Employers need to be #highered policy advocates, not just institutional partners with colleges. #maine #lumina

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Merisotis: Empower employees in your organization. Healthy minds — as well as their bodies. #highered #maine #lumina

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Merisotis: #highered needs to be more collaborative & efficient without new funding. Businesses can educate the educators - #maine #lumina

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Merisotis: Change 2. We must define what #highered “quality” really means. Should be based on student outcomes - #maine #lumina

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Merisotis: Change is needed in higher education. 1. Need to be more responsive to spectrum of potential students. #maine #highered #lumina

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Merisotis: We need to continuously prove that higher education is a public good. Connect college and lifelong value #maine #highered #lumina

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Merisotis: Some students drift through college without a clear purpose. http://t.co/IMmHe1LD #maine #highered #lumina

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Merisotis: Colleges and universities may not continue to hold a reputation as highly-valued public service. #maine #highered #lumina

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Merisotis: There is a national deficit of trust in higher education, “widening with every news cycle.” #maine #highered #lumina

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Merisotis: To prosper and survive, we need many more college graduates to meet future demand. #maine #highered #lumnia

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Merisotis: Workforce education is at the heart of our economic success. #maine #highered #lumnia

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#Lumina president, and Bates alum, Jamie Merisotis about to speak. #maine #highered - http://t.co/j22uVcOs

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Ron Bancroft: We must grow deeper links between #maine towns, schools & businesses. Goal: more fulfilling lives for our kids. #highered

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Thomas College offers free tuition to employees after 1 year of employment. SNHU provides employee career goal planning - #maine #highered

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#Maine businesses are allowing employees to take classes during work day, offering free annual classes and seminars, more - #maine #highered

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Maggie Drummond (Leadership Maine Tau class) is about to recognize employers supporting worker education. #maine #highered #symposium

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Gov. LePage: Integrate voc/tech ed into the mainstream. Not everyone goes to college. [Prev speaker: degrees required for most tech jobs.]

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Gov. LePage: We shouldn’t be teaching to the test. SATs don’t work for everyone. “I got a “300.” #maine #highered

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At #maine #highered symposium, Gov. LePage says: not every child will go to college, not realistic. Lumina’s Merisotis is looking away.

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RT @misslyndsy: Best lessons I ever learned were hands on. As an educator, students don’t trust my lessons to be real. #maine

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HS counselor: Work-based learning is what students need now. They are disconnected from what is really needed re: workplace behavior. #maine

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Dorrer: Apprenticeships, coops, internships help students find out if a career sparks their passion. See the real-world. #maine #highered

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Reading the marketplace beyond the data is critical. Those who are successful need to report back what’s actually needed. #maine #highered

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Do Tony Wagner’s survival skills — higher order, cross-content, lifelong skills — ring true? #maine #highered http://t.co/6oesx6RH

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Al Noyes: Educational system can’t have too narrow goals. Detailed skills may become obsolete. Data doesn’t predict future. #maine #highered

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@CCG_Heidi Yes, very exciting. Lumina Foundation president and Maine governor will be speaking soon. #maine #highered

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Joyce McPhetres: Gov. King’s laptop initiative was an equalizer. Message: all Mainers need same tools. What’s next? - #maine #highered

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The Maine Compact has released 2011 report on Higher Education Attainment; not yet online http://t.co/E44gSyjb #maine #highered

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At the Maine Symposium for Higher Education. #highered #maine Big issue: poor elementary-professional continuity for higher order skills.

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@abackstrom Spurred by your tweet I learned about Minecraft! I also switched to the French translation of my last name. http://t.co/qn7wz4zt

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Business Insider: Here’s what the Wall Street protesters are so angry about. [26 charts tell the story.]- http://t.co/mOrrIksO

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brainpicker If you missed @tcarmody’s poignant piece on disability and Steve Jobs’ legacy, do yourself a favor: http://t.co/zBT3v7gn

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Nextgov: US Health & Human Services aims to drive down health care costs by sharing deep data sets with researchers - http://t.co/cvnrcu7D

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@raykolbe I’ll be interested what the research shows, especially from Michigan, where they’re 2 years in … http://t.co/xRDZeNtK

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@HeatherSteeves Thank you for the tip! Will do.

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Angus King: Steve Jobs called Auburn #Maine iPad initiative “wonderful news” for K-12 education - http://t.co/Ct2pSIOF

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@HeatherSteeves I’ve never been to a SLANT event at Space Gallery. Can’t wait! #portland #maine

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Portland #maine’s SPACE gallery presents short-story-telling event based on #themoth Friday 10/14. Should be good - http://t.co/acml8jCH

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Chronicle: New digital tools let professors tailor their own textbooks - http://t.co/o4uG6OLC

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BostonHerald: The annual Damariscotta, ME, Pumpkin Fest and Regatta. [We were there yesterday. Fun!] - http://t.co/71hTGNUp

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Poynter: 10 tools that can help data journalists do better work and be more efficient - http://t.co/43MNvq3V

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Feds grant $5M to retrain local workers for high-tech jobs at Brunswick Landing, instead of hiring foreign workers - http://t.co/zrzCeaXP

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@dontgetcaught Thanks for the IHE link. No one should receive preferential treatment based on quotas, male or female. http://t.co/TLwRAq8i

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Blackstone Foundation to invest $3M in Maine entrepreneurs. [We met the UMaine innovation recipients Wednesday.] - http://t.co/OmzzmqG7

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RT @vanessamiemis: 10 projects to liberate the Web [Locker, Commotion, Little Shoot, Freedom Box, Diaspora, Tor…] http://t.co/qxBYGwN5

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Edutopia: Why arts education is crucial, and who’s doing it best [from 2009] - http://t.co/uRcE1T7U

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Neiman Lab: The Newsonomics of Facebook f8. How will social and editorial curation coexist? - http://t.co/UgZBYPDP

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TEDchris “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” Steve Jobs http://t.co/aHcvNLNt

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CNN: Tears and tributes for Steve Jobs in China from fans and from competitors - http://t.co/zoW6OOOe

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brainpicker RIP, Steve Jobs. We’ve lost one of our big visionaries – remember him with his timeless 2005 Stanford graduation address http://j.mp/rhXSTO

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Public education: Turn on its head, or refine it? SRO audience in Rockland, ME, with Governor, DOE commissioner.] http://t.co/aWTJWCgV

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New TEDTalk: Yang Lan on the generation that’s remaking China. [Watch this to understand our common future.] - http://t.co/M6T5jjrz

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markgr Now this is very cool => Google Maps Launches Helicopter View of Your Route http://t.co/ilKXv5I8

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Clueless CNN host: “So what are they protesting? No one seems to know.” She didn’t read story below. #occupywallstreet http://t.co/sge0Ss4J

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Saturday’s was one of the largest mass arrests of non-violent protesters in U.S. history. #occupywallstreet http://t.co/jvgUK997

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fr4ncie “It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. ” ~Albert Einstein #quotes

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@abackstrom Thanks for the tip! Still looking for analysis of media coverage, or lack thereof.

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Was there a #OccupyWallStreet “media blackout” or was it a deliberate protest strategy? Or both? http://t.co/b0aYkxwl

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Poynter: 9 reasons (for journalists) to switch from Drupal to WordPress - http://t.co/56s1A6D4

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WSJ: California pulls out of foreclosure talks so banks will be held accountable for additional legal claims.- http://t.co/QcsNfvAS

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Will Davis: Using Google Docs as a source for WordPress posts (via plugin) - http://t.co/V6laeB8w

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Poynter: 5 questions to ask when deciding whether to use Drupal or WordPress - http://t.co/dVVPmETW

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Five ways Idaho schools can save money and improve learning with technology - http://t.co/Ohj9fC8m

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SlideShare - including organization channels - now supports HTML5, iPad - http://t.co/GGDrJIrI

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