Jay Collier (@JayCollier)

Midcoast Maine USA

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

August 2013

HBR: “The classic model of an IT organization as a central point of control over data … simply doesn’t work today” bit.ly/15mA4hn

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The US ranks only 13th in Smartphone penetration (via @mashable) on.mash.to/13WtOm8  bit.ly/13WtOma

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Primer on the Common Core State Standards, including responses to concerns - bit.ly/16O399a (From: Alliance for Excellent Education)

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Canada’s skills gap is similar to our own. C21Canada’s John Kershaw is spot on regarding the causes. - bit.ly/14XgNUo

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Forbes: “Education in the 21st century is … an experience that empowers you throughout your entire life.” onforb.es/14VPMAO

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“The idea that schools introduce three-year degrees and other accelerated programs is already gaining traction.” - on.mktw.net/13Te1Ve

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As Maine ed. comm. Steve Bowen leaves for the CCSSO, it’s worth rereading his non-partisan Education Evolving paper - 1.usa.gov/16i9yG6

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Distinctive college home page, honed to introduce visitors to the school (via Bob Johnson) - bit.ly/160mbW9

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8 Exponential Trends That Will Shape Humanity lnkd.in/keS6AT

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BDN Maine: Stephen Bowen resigns as state education commissioner - bit.ly/15O7vsS

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Maine Education Commissioner Stephen Bowen resigns to work for the Council of Chief State School Officers - bit.ly/13qt5cR

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High tech companies competing for scarce college grads with tech. aptitude and prof. attitute- bit.ly/14baMD4 bit.ly/14baMD8

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FC: Ken Robinson and Disney’s Anne Sweeney on creativity, STEM, Kegan’s Evolving Self, and being in your element - bit.ly/13iwXfS

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Georgetown: Every summer, a predicable rise in unemployment among grads grabs headlines, but it’s only temporary - bit.ly/1d38gWD

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Maine is 40th state to receive a waiver (albeit temporary) from No Child Left Behind accountability requirements - bit.ly/14HuFaY

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Portland’s Mike Dubyak has transformed WEX into an international leader. (It is an honor to work with him.) bit.ly/14GdYgn

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Code2Learn: With some exceptions, kids can’t use computers, and it should worry you (UK story, worth reading.) bit.ly/14Gcgve

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Chronicle: MOOCs may start providing content/instruction services to colleges, rather than competing directly - bit.ly/15R8ooe

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Todd Rose (Harvard GSE): It’s time to dispel the myth of the average student. Design for the edges, for each person - bit.ly/1esf125

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