Jay Collier (@JayCollier)

Midcoast Maine USA

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

January 2012

Monitor: Summary of research about unstructured play, a forgotten, but crucial developmental task for children - http://t.co/GllVZ852

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Rereading CS Monitor: Why the Disney princess effect is so damaging to girls - http://t.co/SfdstBUQ

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Blaise Pascal (via Pico Iyer): All of man’s problems come from his inability to sit quietly in a room alone - http://t.co/qhKfo9Qr

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Maine is getting hotter: the USDA growing zones for the midcoast have changed from 5b to 6a - http://t.co/YGkF8TSu

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RT @good: Sticker Shock: The class of 2034 could spend $422,320 for their college degree [unless net cost stays down] - http://t.co/vilYovhR

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NPR: Stanford profs teach AI class to 160k students online, school balks, profs start new school - http://t.co/QknqbMFa http://t.co/6X4NDnJn

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Why is Vimeo so bad? With low-cost DSL, I can’t even see their videos. White screen. Do you producers know about this? http://t.co/AUrZ9w9y

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Great Twitter backchannel from #educon, right now. Wish I was there. - http://t.co/jOgaxuDa Conference site: http://t.co/kgoWocZL

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NYC iSchool: What does it mean to be 16 years old in New York City? In China? In Nigeria? - http://t.co/eTrPBUNx via @MrsT73199 #educon

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Federal “blueprint” to reduce college costs by rewarding transparency and punishing extravagance in higher education - http://t.co/avm8LetJ

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Peter Benson: We want our kids to experience joy, to be connected and engage, to be happy. To thrive. - http://t.co/M2pBAurX

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David Budbill on the Writer’s Almanac: “Winter is the best time / to find out who you are.” - http://t.co/cWq2dWyV

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Monitor: Education transformation in India. The best ed. doesn’t just produce productive workers. It frees the mind - http://t.co/CqnHyhiC

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ProPublica Among the registered super PACs: “The Internet” and “a superPAC.” http://t.co/mqBw1NcF

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Maine DOE Commissioner Bowen: Important signs of movement toward a learner-centered system - http://t.co/uPPvOYdp

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Obama: Let K-12 teachers stop teaching to the test. Shift funds toward colleges that keep their costs affordable - http://t.co/VqphGAOF

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Classic: How a Web design goes straight to hell. [Still funny.] - http://t.co/B6iUjL8B

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NPR: In the midst of the cultural revolution, food brought people together. Authentic recipes, no fancy ingredients - http://t.co/7jxBmENS

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dcmarin Still, good to see teachers, admins in charge of developing teacher eval systems that work locally via @JayCollier http://t.co/pR7RrST4

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Case study (2006): how UK transformed teaching training; now moving into core #Education Agency - http://t.co/bh8sFUEW http://t.co/ARohvEzD

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UK campaign to raise respect for teaching profession: policy, incentives, inspiring stories - http://t.co/3HWsM70w via @newenglandssc

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benrigby Nice! RT: India to launch $1 bn innovation fund. http://t.co/ESgJDXs0 (via @jay_nath)

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benrigby “design flows, not pages.” http://t.co/bKEKhzwi #leanstartup #productdesign

via Timely by Demandforce (retweeted on 8:54 AM, Jan 21st, 2012 via web)

zachbinkley When will online learning just be called learning? #edtech

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This is so good, I had to post it again: British Columbia’s strategy for transforming education in the province - http://t.co/DDXDWptY

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Framing discussion about the “evolution” of education. Avoid red flags while communicating the essence - http://t.co/YB9fccYK

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Frameworks (2006): Reframe the ways we talk about governent. From “consumer” to “citizen” and “taxes” to “services” - http://t.co/kpdgAjyg

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Drupal’s Content Type, Blocks, and Views come to WordPress as WP Types and Views plugins. In beta, but working great!http://wp-types.com/

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RT @venessamiemis: 8 tools for self-analysis: Mapping strengths, gifts, roles. [Great for collaboration profiles] - http://t.co/CZ1VtEYH

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#Maine proposes high school diploma representing #proficiency rather than seat-time credits. Well-reasoned comments. http://t.co/qKIxXhJ3

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Non-profits: #Blackbaud buys rival #Convio: Now What? [Time to seriously consider #DonorTools.] - http://t.co/8BH4nnDO http://t.co/7JQMD9Hy

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@Mike_Schlechter Agreed. Compare new, not inherited, initiatives. Remember difference between temporary and permanent spending policies.

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#Maine Development Foundation: quality #early #learning leads to improved lifelong quality of life, economic vitality - http://t.co/gUbWlejy

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Eighth-grade #Maine student: How I’m learning faster and more creatively with technology (transcript) - http://t.co/0TcKFBwn

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Washington Post: Obama’s and Bush’s effects on the deficit in one graph - http://t.co/P5R3cibR

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#Maine’s innovation in #learning and #education over the past decade - http://t.co/Wo00ekQI #edchat

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#Maine DOE: Recognizing #education’s evolution: helping students learn in their own ways, on their own paths - http://t.co/orqBNYuj

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jgmac1106 Tech won’t fix whats wrong w/ education. Technology will transform society. Its a question if tech is another thing edu gets wrong #edchat

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EducationNext For #DigitalLearning, the Devil’s in the Details. State planning is key to progress http://t.co/m4Wlm5RH #onlinelearning

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Lewiston Sun Journal: Local superintendents praise new state education plan - http://t.co/IjqmAeRg

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#MPBN: #Maine education chief unveils sweeping reform plan; Maine Education Assn. “eager” to work with Commissioner - http://t.co/pNOLsMYC

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Bangor Daily News: Education commissioner rolls out new plan that he says puts learners first - http://t.co/FGvJDK4B

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Video: #Maine #Education Commissioner Stephen #Bowen releases strategic plan - http://t.co/NMTLs1oe #wlbz #wczh

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jpatten Maine’s Dept of education redefining public education … more focus on student, and improved flexibility on delivery http://t.co/7c4GtaT0

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#Maine Ed. Commissioner Bowen releases draft plan for transformation toward learner-centered #education - http://t.co/DcaEkhbz

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mdoeBowen Finally get to share draft strategic plan for learner-centered ed tomorrow. Looking forward to feedback in coming weeks

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StudentAdvisor How colleges can stay on the leading edge of social media http://t.co/P5Wll1RZ #socialmedia #highered

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:11 AM, Jan 17th, 2012 via web)

Clark U provides ROI information on employment, graduate education, salary potential, and individual careers - http://t.co/cieP7UOB

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@themaineland Thanks for those leads. Good reading today.

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David Budbill: My life is like the bird’s path across the sky. It will leave no trail. http://t.co/yWBljdWp Review: http://t.co/C4EMCMK8

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Jakob Nielsen: Having users think aloud as they navigate an interface is still the most valuable usability test - http://t.co/GCtC66EN

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To transform a school into a professional learning community, you must transform its culture - http://t.co/XZ6erwr6 via/ @mcea_ud

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cla_beat The function of education, therefore, is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. (MLK, Jr.)

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cla_beat Education must enable one to…weigh evidence, to discern true from the false, real from the unreal, and facts from the fiction. MLK, Jr.

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NPR: David Sloan Wilson on how evolutionary principles work at the community level - http://t.co/HsKkpVXF via/EricLarsson

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VenessaMiemis How to Blackout Your WordPress Site in Protest of SOPA on January 18th http://t.co/cuoThxHc via @wpmuorg

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Student-focused learning in Columbia: “We focus on the inside of each student – what’s in his heart and in his mind” - http://t.co/F9PHK2kW

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nickdenardis Great insight -> The downside to having a massive Twitter following… http://t.co/zYWor8iT (via @rcengelsman)

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Beautiful winter day at the homestead. http://t.co/X4AiBVtP

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Ice coating our ceremonial apple tree http://t.co/jYllP42d

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Digital Media & Learning: Parents ask Lego to treat girls and boys as equals following release of cliched Lego Friends. http://t.co/HqNjtePa

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Scottish First Minister Salmond tours #sustainable Fife #school: natural ventilation, rainwater capture, wind turbine - http://t.co/kiG8RWAi

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Collaboration is a context for active and reflective phases of creativity. Doesn’t mean “always together”! @dtapscott http://t.co/aFc7YiJ6

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dtapscott This NYT article attacking collaboration is deeply flawed. Note to Don — find the time to write a reply. http://t.co/BDctTLSB

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NickKristof The best job application letter ever, by Hunter S. Thompson in 1958: http://t.co/7tULrHc1 (h/t @ScottHarrison)

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WSJ: Obama has promoted Small Business Admin. chief (and Mainer) Karen Mills to cabinet-level position - http://t.co/9co859sS

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@brijsmith Agreed. Season 2 stepped up to a new level. I’ve become a fan … although I still cover my ears on occasion. #louieck

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@vermontpoet And you, too. Would love to read some of your work!

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EdWeek QualityCounts misses fundamental question: how to best define success. PISA is not enough. I vote for the CWRA - http://t.co/vr7Ek5Ik

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Elliot Cutler: Maine products are in growing demand in China, largest market in the world. Strategy is needed now. - http://t.co/6C9vBOKp

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Ashoka: The disruption needed in higher education is Empathy [That’s why early learning is so critical; it starts then] http://t.co/pjNqnZ6U

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Aside from the language (of course), this episode of Louie C.K. (in Afghanistan) was heartbreaking and moving - http://t.co/xjaNYoyN

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stevemistler Fascinating look at the early years of Gov. Paul LePage. Can’t wait for next installment. http://t.co/c9qmv9WZ

via Safari on iOS (retweeted on 9:30 PM, Jan 11th, 2012 via Socialite.app)

ProPublica Is Jon Huntsman really that “moderate”? Our guide to his record: http://t.co/KDAJ0s3P

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What is 21st-century education? “Authentic education which addresses the ‘whole person’” and global citizenship - http://t.co/WQ7ohKHN

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Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has called for a referendum on independence in 2014, 700 years after Bannockburn - http://t.co/ph91IJyj

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Poynter: “This week, Google sent SEO as we know it into terminal decline” - http://t.co/2C7WrwTe

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Tracking the New Hampshire primary results with demographic community types via #PatchworkNation #wnyc - http://t.co/w2HleeI3

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alicebarr #EdCamp #EdCampME It happens on 3/31 in Portland, ME. Don’t miss it! http://t.co/AdJ5wzJc

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The Edcamp Foundation “promotes organic, participant-driven professional development for K-12 educators worldwide” - http://t.co/5KGqFDsC

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Education leader in Scottish region plans to job-swap for a day with teacher and social worker. #stayingintouch - - http://t.co/HLvfNAbn

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List of Open Education Resource repositories for K-12 online/blended learning - http://t.co/cBCrIBxC

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IBM white paper on sharing education software licenses statewide via Apache VCL cloud computing system - http://t.co/nKtaG2A1

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MIT’s new open, personalized learning platform will be the focus of academic research on online teaching and learning - http://t.co/87Ar2uiR

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Keeping Pace: trends, enrollment, and analysis of K-12 online and blended learning around the U.S. - http://t.co/CsE4mHs5

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Bing, Google, and Yahoo have proposed a collection of schemas, or outlines, to describe online content - http://t.co/mWvc7oFW

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Learning Resource Metadata Initiative: a project to create a common vocabulary for describing educational content - http://t.co/cXRPFDEB

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NPR: Arguments with teens are actually mini life-lessons in how to disagree — a necessary skill later on in life - http://t.co/Gr9H0oSj

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Forbes: The destructive nature of maximinizing shareholder value over customer service - http://t.co/JA6Mb6X5

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Just started gathering news about partnerships between Maine and Chinese businesses, organizations, schools - http://t.co/VgS6h33j

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Richard Florida: College grads moving to larger cities, college towns, knowledge-based metros [The Atlantic, Jan. 2011] http://t.co/qNUidZ34

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Tomorrow’s #LeadershipMaine session: world-class semiconductor design http://t.co/gVvx1rtq & thriving creative economy http://t.co/EwvBzGFb

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Poynter: The best Iowa Caucus map you missed (from WNYC and Patchwork Nation) - http://t.co/F3TX8RyT

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LuminaFound New guide to researching #colleges from @consumerreports: http://t.co/3mAMHkh5 #highered

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In Texas, the education system has become more privatized. Only the school itself is public. http://t.co/VN4ngr3j via @hjarche @willrich45

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What Americans keep ignoring about Finland’s school success: all free, no private schools; equality, not competition - http://t.co/04ZGqMKk

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Stunning HD footage of the natural world from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology - http://t.co/J7YP5jsJ

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Louie Schwartzberg: The stunning beauty of nature through timelapse photography - http://t.co/EsmLgTpa Via @Biebert @janetcallaway

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NY resolution: culling my “First Reads” Twitter list. One request: for personal messages, please use direct messages rather than replies!

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gavinkeech To understand is to perceive patterns - new vid by @notthisbody & @jason_silva - http://t.co/IHYuHi0P

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In this new year, I am grateful to @openculture and @brainpicker for opening my eyes to someone or something new and interesting every day.

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