Jay Collier (@JayCollier)

Midcoast Maine USA

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

July 2014

USChamber Should the U.S. make it harder to become a teacher? - uscham.com/1q0UVq8 pic.twitter.com/GYzLIOSssh

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JasonElsom My little quote has been RT’d over 3000 times now. Thank you so much. Education has failed when a child has …. pic.twitter.com/x3UVY22Ztq

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“Portland boasts a cluster of companies that plays a starring role in the evolution of how people interact with money bit.ly/UsLBxH

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CBS Evening News: Chinese tourists flock to Maine’s Bar Harbor as direct Boston flight brings them to “Vacationland” cbsn.ws/1r7nEGJ

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“Students in the REAL School, an alternative high school in Maine, make lunch for the school three days a week.” bit.ly/1njau9X

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Richard Gold, founder of the Pongo Teen Writing Project, is keynoting at the Positive Youth Development Institute. bit.ly/1nh3jPF

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Richard Gold: When working with young people, listen to the “underground river of unarticulated emotion.” pbs.org/newshour/bb/tr…

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David Budbill: What do we have to do to help young people stay in Vermont, especially teachers and their children? bit.ly/1wSAzOs

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Hal Abelson: “We’re not even at the beginning of this.” @MITAppInventor

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FirstCodeAcademy.com focuses on after-school clubs and summer intensive camps, rather than formal education

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Michelle Sun founded FirstCodeAcademy.com in Hong Kong, trained 300 students in year 1.
“Coding is highly creative!”

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Cornell student Alan Hau teaches @MITAppInventor to 8- to 17-year olds through FirstCodeAcademy.com (Hong Kong)

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Neelu Sinha, Fairbeigh Dickinson. Liberal arts college changed focus from computer science to mobile app development

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Clemson: Linked history and computational thinking with 16-week course for middle school students with @MITAppInventor.

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MITAppInventor @TechAllianceWA leveraged existing curriculum resources from @AppsforGoodCDI ow.ly/zjL37

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YouthAppChallenge: @MITAppInventor increased engagement and relevance. Best teams based on shared interests and passion.

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YAC curriculum: Ideation, paper prototyping, wireframe designs, pitch video, Hour of Code, Scratch, @MITAppInventor.

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Youth App Challenge staff trained 100 teachers, most with little experience. AppInventor @AppsforGoodCDI.

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emilyeruff “Computational thinking is for everybody” — @JayCollier

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debot i Love my Smartphone Computing Science course
royalsoced.org.uk/1035_MobileApp…

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MITAppInventor Jeremy Scott sharing new series of Computer Science curricula being from Scottish education system ow.ly/zhSzu

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Scott: Working to make CS the fourth mainstream science in Scotland. This is the “new industrial revolution”

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Jeremy Scott (RSE): Scotland’s new curriculum has computer science/computational thinking in its core.

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MITAppInventor How do we help the medical community join movement? I guess we should suggest they join @hackmedmit

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Daniela Miao CSAIL has developed a privacy report generator for @MITAppInventor apps. How safe is your app?

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MITAppInventor 4.8 billion people now own mobile phones just 4.2 billion own a toothbrush. Says more about tech or state of hygiene?

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debot Video on WeReport App youtube.com/watch?v=3gGJur…

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PUNYA = PUnya is Not Your average App - integrates cloud messaging, linked data, sensor, maps right into @MITAppInventor blocks. Cool!

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Lalana Kagal on DIY mobile app development for disaster management on @MITAppInventor platform: air.csail.mit.edu/punya/

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debot Materials from Georgia Tech/ICE on starting Computational summer camps coweb.cc.gatech.edu/ice-gt/1091

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At Georgia Tech summer camps, students spend a week developing apps with @MITAppInventor coweb.cc.gatech.edu/ice-gt/2283

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Natasha Kiely from LIT: Variety of cool apps created by Irish elementary students. @MITAppInventor pic.twitter.com/W5qtnhLv89

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debot Here is Technovation’s curriculum technovationchallenge.org/curriculum/

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MITAppInventor ‘Look what I made” vs “Check out these lines of code I wrote” This is the true power of

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Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship and MIT to develop curricula for innovative app development nfte.com

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@kernkelley: Are your students going to enter the Verizon App Challenge? Do you have any questions for the Verizon/MIT teams? Talking now.

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RT @MITAppInventor @technovation: The ability to solve a real-world problem is what has drawn girls in to our program.

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Of Verizon Innovative App Challenge winners: 59% girls, 86% interested in CS courses, 60% likely to pursue STEM career.

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After @technovation, over 70% of students expressed increased interest in Computer Science and Innovation @MITAppInventor

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.@technovation: Girls create apps to solve community problems: emergency response, clean water, bullying, teen pregnancy

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RT @MITAppInventor: @youthradio used for rapid prototyping for market and user research phase of development.

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Video: Hal Abelson and Asha Richardson on translating tech curiosity into sustained expertise @MITAppInventor @youthradio

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MITAppInventor @youthradio helping young people transition from consuming to designing and developing media.

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MITAppInventor Never really thought of as a kit, but like the image of a curated set of blocks!

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VermontUpdate Dwindling workforce drives low VT unemployment snsanalytics.com/2W2sy0

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MEDIKits provide nurse/makers with “plug-and-play” components for better patient care. makernurse.org

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Learning how to use @MITAppInventor to help makers create DIY health technology. Watch: youtube.com/watch?v=rSkXXw…

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More than 2 million users around the world have created almost 5 million projects with @MITAppInventor!

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MITAppInventor @joshsheldon New online course, Teaching App Creation With MIT App Inventor, now available ow.ly/zgAMX

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Teach computing with @MITAppInventor with guidelines from MIT: mit.edu/explore/teachi…

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Abelson: We’re at the dawn of the age of mobile computational thinking, truly personal computing @MITAppInventor @projectlogin

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LalaMiraJulia Tata (9yo) made her 9th Android Apps in AppInventor. She LOVES it!! youtube.com/watch?v=gUri7L… thank you @MITAppInventor

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Hal Abelson: Weekly @MITAppInventor users have increased from 16k to 85k over past year. @projectlogin

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Attending the @MITAppInventor summit in Cambridge today! @projectlogin @EducateMaine

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@FairPoint I’ve been trying to get through to customer service repeatedly for over a week. On hold for 10 minutes each time. Gave up.

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University of Oxford provides 8 country-specific admissions microsites. bit.ly/1tI0Vqj via Bob Johnson

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PPH: Maine to offer database showing earnings of recent graduates from Maine schools, by major. bit.ly/U3N258

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