Jay Collier (@JayCollier)

Midcoast Maine USA

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September 2013

courosa Pssssst … quit clicking questionable links in your direct messages. Resist. You can do it.

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Topsham elem. school among top in US! The other, Woodside, is our special needs magnet school & is great too! bit.ly/19AVJEI

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Chronicle: Student cybersecurity teams now have a sport-like governing body like the NCAA! bit.ly/19AzI9g

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I am now automatically saving my Twitter favorites to Diigo! bit.ly/hGqPFK

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Are you using Diigo? Just switched permanently from Delicious (new beta is disappointing, few social features) - bit.ly/16jGOE3

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Let the debate begin: Is it time to reconsider the obsession (in some schools) with high school sports? The Atlantic: bit.ly/16jB8tJ

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Yet another way to teach computational thinking without computers. (Logo turtles live on in this kids board game.) n.pr/16LjkVy

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California’s community colleges will now be licensing all course content and research via Creative Commons - bit.ly/16JvgY2

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Calling all HS creative coders, hackers, and designers! Apply for the Aspirations in Computing Award for young women: aspirations.org

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Portland ’s next is Oct 25-27. Any can participate: entrepreneurs, coders, designers, students. bit.ly/1gEHsLk

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MIT to offer certificate for completion of “Foundations of Computer Science,” a sequence of proctored MOOC courses - bit.ly/16nkTFZ

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Yellow Light Breen’s 1993 Harvard speech on the values of small town life. Still true. (He’s EVP at Bangor Savings.) bit.ly/16nkhQK

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Maine’s Community Colleges have been awarded a $13 million federal grant to strengthen IT programs across the state! mccs.me.edu/press/pr/09181…

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PBS Video: Is School Enough? The value of learning beyond the classroom. What’s your spark? - to.pbs.org/14bt2Qi

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Boston Globe: Mass. K-12 school integrating computer coding into all content areas, including English and Art - b.globe.com/1e6cSx3

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BBC News: Over 1,500 schools are using Minecraft as a teaching aid, and not just in computer science lessons - bbc.in/1e6c6Ae

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Make sure you use the right tech buzzwords. Take a look at Gartner 2013 Hype Cycle for tech - bit.ly/13Re8yp

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Details about OECD’s adult skills survey which will include literacy and numeracy in “technology-rich environments” - bit.ly/19HH24J

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The first international survey of “adult competencies” (or 21st-century/soft skills) will be released in Oct - bit.ly/1e2oh15

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Chronicle: Google and edX (MIT/Harvard) are starting a free MOOC platform for anyone, no college affiliation needed - bit.ly/1fWOvhP

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An inspiring video profile of ’s 2013 Teacher of the Year - bit.ly/19F06k3

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Portland Press Herald: King Middle School ELA teacher is ’s 2013 of the Year - bit.ly/13GeCHu

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Lawton: “If we wish people to behave in civil, compassionate, intelligent, responsible ways, we must provide models” bit.ly/14tFdVw

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93% of employers: Thinking critically, communicating clearly & solving complex problems more important than major - usat.ly/14mwcTu

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Is your college using the College Learning Assessment? If so, I’d like to hear from you. CLA evaluation: bit.ly/15G59Nb

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The Digital Public Library of America has over 4 million photos/books/items from libraries, archives, and museums! - bit.ly/17Phvcs

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Research: “By age 5, it is possible to predict…who will complete high school & college & who won’t.” nyti.ms/14qKY6w v/DavidBrooks

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Lumina Study: Associate’s degree and certificate recipients often earn more in first year than 4-year degree holders bit.ly/15AU140

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