Anya Kamenetz: Competency-based education: no more semesters? “Stuff learned instead of time served” - NPR n.pr/1yTJd43
Anya Kamenetz: Competency-based degree programs on the rise -n.pr/1Eu6NYD
Interested in transition from “time-served” to “stuff learned,” toward connected, learner-centered education - #purposeofeducation
Does pure online learning work? This early (2012, pre-MOOC) research on blended learning is worth revisiting: bit.ly/1yGjIhT
TEDTalk worth watching again: Every kid needs a champion. Learning is all about relationships. (Rita Pierson) bit.ly/1wFJWR1
A cool interactive data analysis game about RNA from PBS’ NOVA. to.pbs.org/1tyyStW
Maine students are being asked to share their hopes and dreams for the future through the Meridian Stories project - bit.ly/1uEPYRX
How are computational problem-solving and 21st-century skills addressed in the webmaker initiative? TIA if you can send URLs! #teachtheweb
Life/work skills aren’t “soft” — is that a negative term? — they’re vital to thriving in school, work, life.#afterschool201515
@grantwiggins Have you tried Spam Sieve?
Truly disappointed that snowmageddon cancelled our flights to Dallas but pleased that we can watch Livestream and tweet. #afterschool2015
“When tech culture only celebrates creation, it risks ignoring those who teach, criticize, and take care of others.” theatln.tc/1JBiquY
The Guidance Counselor Crisis: The average American school now has one guidance counselor for every 500 students - bit.ly/17THxO2
@Taoistliving Hello, Ian. Are you using this Twitter username?
WSJ: Museums are mining detailed information from visitors, raising questions about Big Data in the arts - on.wsj.com/1w5REDD
American Alliance of Museums — including Smithsonian and EDUCAUSE — is expermienting with Digital Badgebit.ly/1BVF3I0Fo
@mleaman Are you involved with CBB hacks, Mark? If so, may we promote it through Project>Login?
Forbes: Genentech invests $60 Million into 23andMe to seek Parkinson’s cure - onforb.es/1BOIUGm
Lou Adler on hiring: The 10 Traits of Outstanding Candidates - talent.linkedin.com/blog/index.php…
@LeeAnnaStirling Yes, thank you so much!
NYT: Some universities crack the code in drawing women to Computer Science - nyti.ms/14p2AWA
A Beer-Powered Startup Scene Grows in Portland, Maine - YouTube bit.ly/1tPfxVK
@LeeAnnaStirling Did you recently post a soft skills model related to CTE? If so, I couldn’t find it. Could you forward a URL?
Analysis: The US DOE’s college rating system will track how many graduates in each major land jobs and earn a living. nyti.ms/1xzmcTB