Jay Collier (@JayCollier)

Midcoast Maine USA

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June 2012

Debating democracy in #China ‘s elementary schools, 5 years after “Please Vote for Me” - @TeaLeafNation">http://t.co/7P2Tu6ii @T

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ELLMS environmental #learning centers help #Maine students understand the #environment by living what they learn - http://t.co/XtZyXMos

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dmlresearchhub A Conversation With Bill Gates About Education: “Just giving people devices…has a really horrible track record.” http://t.co/2x80LdYE

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Extended learning opportunities are becoming integral to learner-centered ed: community & after-school programs aligned to #maine standards.

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#Maine classrooms where teachers respect students, where students make good choices, & where the system supports them: http://t.co/YqczlLKT

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Bates College’s new president seeks to justify the investment of a liberal arts education in value-conscious times - http://t.co/Pb1P0Uvq

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TEDNews Success consists of going from one failure to another without loss of enthusiasm. - Shimon Schocken, quoting Churchill #TEDGlobal

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@MaineDOE just released 6 inspiring videos on learner-centered education in #Maine - http://t.co/70P4zTUs (Honored to have worked on this.)

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HarvardBiz Innovation readiness depends on two key factors: motivation and competence. http://t.co/EP9RwSAd

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MindShareLearn Catch Don Tapscott’s June 26 opening talk for #TEDGlobal at a TEDx event in your city http://t.co/X1sfSpAy via @dtapscott

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The #Maine Cohort for Customized Learning now has a public website - http://t.co/AUJYPePz #personalizedlearning

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@rvsmall @globalearner. WIsh I was there. Which Google point? Concerns with use of data for marketing?

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Infographic: How much data is generated every *minute* of the day? http://t.co/HIICfFMO #bigdata

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Edutopia: How to create social media guidelines for your school - http://t.co/pxFTVArX #mlti

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Colin Woodard: The British occupation of “eastern Massachusetts” in 1814 planted the seeds for #Maine statehood  - http://t.co/vGEexlba

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Agile Culture Conference: An organization’s culture is what drives engagement and satisfaction - http://t.co/MOv5pOHy

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Ahangarzadeh @rkiker @socratech @HaikuLearning Couldn’t agree with you more Rich. Haiku is the best LMS I’ve used #ISTE12

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Fortune: Five myths of the great financial meltdown and how we need to fix the problems that nearly sank us - http://t.co/44bs7J8I

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Martha Payne, whose internet postings about her school lunches became an international hit, is ending her blog - http://t.co/fg7d8m6O

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Maine joins Harvard Grad. School of Education project to develop alternative pathways to the 4-year college degree - http://t.co/iQvBbIZ7

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Reuters: Maine independent #AngusKing could become key player in U.S. #Senate. (Get ready for attacks from all sides.) http://t.co/0SCUGEgr

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@CLykowski Yes, I would like an ISTE unconference Edmodo code please.

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Attributes of a 21st century teacher: connected, reflective,  comfortable with tech, an advocate for excellence - http://t.co/F9CJijZt

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dancallahan Joined! RT @tchilders: Not going to ISTE this year? Follow the Not At ISTE hash tag for online learning #NAI2012. More info coming soon!

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Interesting experiment: New Haven, Conn, turns over management of a low-performing school to its teacher’s union  - http://t.co/VeNJFGFq

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What the Web is For: Grade 7+8 students update David Weinberger’s Small Pieces Loosely Joined (CC license) - http://t.co/8U5nui72

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charlie_love TESS: Microsoft gets its hands on Glow
http://t.co/uvV6WkVj #gooscot #glew #glow2

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Swedish “school without walls” combines project spaces with open areas for #learner-centered education - http://t.co/COuPXZvp

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@SouthShoreEric I’m not. I hope you’ll post highlights all day. Great stram so far - #tedxboston

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Jeff Jarvis: “The paradox of TED is that it’s the most elitist org. and at the same time one of the most open” - http://t.co/qh6pUH4p

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openculture Alfred Hitchcock on the True Meaning of Happiness. Nails It. http://t.co/IgbZsbF2

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#AngusKing: Linking rural areas to the Internet is essential to economic growth. http://t.co/eesVtkUx #Maine

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@Neilstephenson Let me know how your #BuddyPress investigation goes. I’m always interested in seeing how well it supports various scenarios.

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@Neilstephenson We had a valuable #edcamp here in Maine this spring. It’s a great (un)structure!

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Update on #Maine ‘s Three Ring Binder: 1,100-mile high-capacity fiber-optic network to be completed by end of year - http://t.co/ypjMx0Tl

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#TeaLeafNation: Coverage of grim Chinese air pollution a focus in social media - http://t.co/pDipbAHW

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EdWeek: How can teachers create a learner-centered environment? Effective teachers know their students as individuals - http://t.co/kdoUJrPf

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Insights into the disaggregation of the monolithic model of journalism into multiple streams starting at 39 minutes: http://t.co/1SjI43MU

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Worthwhile #MIT #CivicMedia #KnightFdn panel on new approaches to news and networks. Video: http://t.co/1SjI43MU Congrats @tealeafnation

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RWW: Millennials aren’t so tech savvy after all. Facebook, yes. Other software, not so much. Critical thinking, no - http://t.co/zuan2krJ

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Only just found this: Parody of Somebody That I Used to Know - http://t.co/bsOqtpCV

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@dgilmour Looks like it’s time to update my #Glow2 and #Edubuzz report from last winter. Following closely. http://t.co/uUsI5KOk

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Tea Leaf Nation uncovers “Beijing Welcomes You,” an ersatz (official) English portal. Has to be seen to be believed. http://t.co/vLUlKz60

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The Welsh approach to next generation of e-learning #EduScotICT - http://t.co/AhcDx869

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Does technology improve learning? No. Only good teachers and teaching improve learning. @mmuir http://t.co/qdvtjVfO

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The future role of #ICT in national #education is captured in #Scotland ‘s #Glow debate. Here, dissenting analysis - http://t.co/XjDgbyNj

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Google’s open resources for #Scotland ‘s #Glow 2, now scuttled along with #Glew open source integration app - https://t.co/DCdDVvvI

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Reuters: Portraits of graduates from around the world who have been unable to find work in their degree fields - http://t.co/QbEigWAD

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Washington City Paper: Welcome to the D.C. Urban Moms message board. And by the way, your kid’s stroller sucks - http://t.co/98nIbQlq

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76% of Twitter users post status updates, up from 47% in 2010. ht @mbjornhttp://t.co/N8RUsYXH

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Education Scotland renegs on open vision, returns to MS proprietary toolset, fires team; Google works to fill vacuum -  http://t.co/S8p8m1Ym

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10 facets of a good learning experience: connected, relevant, experiential, individualized, positive, more - RT @mmuir http://t.co/7z593upN

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Thanks @dgilmour I’m interested in learning what’s been happening with both services since December. What are your plans?

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Nieman Lab on Gannett’s purchase of human-powered aggregator Quickish: When it comes to curation, less is more. http://t.co/1GZQZtWP

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9-year-old Scot’s blog about school lunchs - lauded by Jamie Oliver - shuttered by government; international backlash - http://t.co/olKtY5Ca

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iPod elementary literacy project: research & apps (from BC SD42): http://t.co/Wp4J6h1R
Strong gains in fluency #it4k12 via @dkvandergugten

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@dgilmour With Ewan’s input, I wrote a case study of EduBuzz and Glow last winter. Thought you might enjoy: http://t.co/bCKjXGtG

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Video: Canadian educational leaders discuss changes needed to move the ed. system toward 21st-century learning - http://t.co/eL34PRrP

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TEDx: Throughout human evolution, multiple types of humans co-existed. Could we be in upgrade now? http://t.co/VXcYFq8N /k21st.wordpress.com

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People’s Pledge: Angus King will discourage spending by outside PAC groups on his behalf if his opponents do the same - http://t.co/0ex1VDqd

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gborthis Great day at the erac sponsored it4k12 conference. It’s about the learning, not just the technology. #it4k12

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BC districts have integrated Destination ImagiNation into K-12 schools, providing teachers are team coaches - http://t.co/REa2mmYN

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Journal of Computer Assisted Learning: Interactive Whiteboards: Boon or Bandwagon? A Critical Review - http://t.co/g7P4YjS1 #it4k12

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Watch this video: Teacher destroys cell phone. What do you think. Then, read the comments - http://t.co/aMv4ahTA #it4k12

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Video: Students initiate inquiry-led, real-world projects in BC SD71. View student voices in middle. - http://t.co/HDCMhLfg #it4k12

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Are Canadian students engaged? 82% of 5th graders are intellectually engaged. By grade 12, down to 48% - http://t.co/la9UxMis #it4k12

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In West Van’s learning portal, each student’s blog is becoming an e-portfolio that will be sustained from grade 4 through 12. #it4k12

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Powerful benefit of West Van’s learning portal has been students helping other students they don’t know across the network. #it4k12

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Comparative study of Sharepoint and Wordpress as collaboration dashboards in Scotland - http://t.co/bCKjXGtG #it4k12

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2012 Horizon report for higher education is out. Mobile apps and tablet computing moved to the 1 year timeframe - http://t.co/Gj7WzILy

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Note: automated provisioning of WordPress multisite spaces is actually not too difficult. No need for manual account creation. #it4k12

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Yes, and we need to start with real understanding of each other’s needs. @bkuhn @gary_kern

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West Van SD45 created an online place where info. is abundant, and learning is both personal and collective, formal and informal. #it4k12

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Gary Kern (West Vancouver SD45): What administrators think students want in technology is not what they actually want. #it4k12

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Agreed! RT @techcanty: We need to answer the question: “How do I move my portfolio through my life?’ - sounds simple but is not… #IT4K12

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Edutopia: Project learning in #Maine (2010) - Videos, white papers, recommendations -  http://t.co/zil5UhS6

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@szekulin Good questions. Will you ask them?

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dendroglyph @jbellsd60 doing a great job of promoting the use of Word Press as a platform for all kinds of school and school district activities #it4k12

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gferrie The 21st Century Principal: Being a 21st School Leader Means Having the Courage to Question Reform http://t.co/a90wKNo7 #bced

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The term “personalized learning” appears to have a connotation here in BC of individually-driven learning without constraints.

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BC/Telus agreement to increase broadband access to schools around the province - http://t.co/nkwUe9yd #it4k12

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@szekulin My pleasure. Thanks for listening!

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gary_kern RT @FastCoDesign: Steve Jobs’s secret to running productive meetings: Kick the least relevant person out of the room http://t.co/2iRxgX71

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gary_kern “create beautiful work of lasting value.” HTH quote from @Neilstephenson Technology can enable and support this #IT4K12

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lookforwardback How is your district integrating emerging social media, collaboration, and cloud services into your online learning environment? #it4k12

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bkuhn Just reread this gr8 article on Communities of Practice - fit for any type of organization http://t.co/DPTRVUUZ #bclearns #learning #cio

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bkuhn perhaps both? RT @gary_kern: @Neilstephenson students need to be knowledge builders, not consumers #IT4K12

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@techcanty Forgot to mention that “everything is miscellaneous” was a reference to Weinberger: http://t.co/pHQAQcXm #it4k12

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I’m learning so much about education here in BC at #it4k12 in Vancouver. Enjoyed Neil Stephenson on inquiry-driven learning. Great!

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sinikkalw The Case for Not Teaching Grammar http://t.co/ZZ7qLVPb

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White paper: Teaching in a #learner-centered environment. Roles, practices, prof. dev., cultural transformation (PDF) - http://t.co/46txRq32

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openculture The Library of Utopia. Harvard-led initiative to put our literary heritage online. by Nicholas Carr. http://t.co/B5nmLysI via @brainpicker

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slcedu Educators, how often do you collaborate w/peers? Read one teacher’s experience & how she hopes SLC can help: http://t.co/SWBF78DM #lrnchat

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@shnmcd That was a great meeting this morning. Your and your team are all ready to jump to the next level. Very exciting.

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Student-driven learning is being implemented at #Maine middle schools. Individual learning plans for everyone -  http://t.co/UJDiH3z1

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#Auburn #Maine students use iPads (K) and laptops (6th) for customized learning and creative expression - http://t.co/Qcumvis7 via @mmuir

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http://t.co/hke3YgmC Redesigning the student experience. Foundational concepts & design patterns for blended learning https://t.co/7RpXpAzW

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MIT Tech Review is going digital first, and will monetize with membership benefits not  (“disastrous”) paywalls - http://t.co/8DiTZjr0

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rezound i’m not on facebook is the new i don’t own a tv

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White paper: Strategies for mobilecommunications in higher education marketing and recruitment (PDF) - http://t.co/uSLOZXiS

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Chinese students pleased with #Maine #education. “American and Chinese schools are just focused on different things” - http://t.co/chOhQvZp

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Video: Sometimes the subtle approach isn’t enough. BU alum Michael Chicklis gets serious about the year-end campaign - http://t.co/3jMoA1E3

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Chronicle: Profile of a fifth-year senior football player at the U. of Memphis who could barely read when he enrolled - http://t.co/IGjk72Qc

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Guardian: Nadiya Takolia on why wearing a headscarf is a feminist statement, opting out of the beauty/sex industry - http://t.co/aBpH4YOf

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NPR: Angus King is the most potentially influential politician you’ve probably never heard of. http://t.co/ajKnttzb #mepolitics

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The future of online media will gravitate to the hyperlocal and the hyperglobal. Many more intermediary gatekeepers will become obsolete.

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Book excerpt: How Will You Measure Your Life? by Clayton Christensen. Forging a life of integrity and fulfillment - http://t.co/5Ru7q7gc

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Advice for teaching and learning with technology from Auburn #Maine elementary school using iPads - http://t.co/C9qjUJ2P

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Live streaming video from the Osprey nest at the Audubon Camp in #Maine on Hog Island in Bremen - http://t.co/hCN36rlL

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Video: Robert De Niro addresses Bates College Class of 2012 (starts at 2m30s) - http://t.co/teLuuFkf - Transcript: http://t.co/F6haGY2Q

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