Jay Collier (@JayCollier)

Midcoast Maine USA

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January 2015

nlouwrens Interesting - student views of “The Purpose of Education”: youtu.be/-PAn7gZSROc via @YouTube

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bornstandin - The : youtu.be/DdNAUJWJN08 Not what you cover-What you ! vs &

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Anya Kamenetz: Competency-based education: no more semesters? “Stuff learned instead of time served” - NPR n.pr/1yTJd43

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Anya Kamenetz: Competency-based degree programs on the rise -n.pr/1Eu6NYD

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hexagonkids : “a curriculum of curiosity as opposed to a curriculum of becoming somebody or something” bit.ly/1avRLNK

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HRH_Sir_Loin Is the 2make ur soul grow? Kurt Vonnegut Once Sent Amazing Letter To A High School huff.to/1fwGRtM @HuffPostBooks

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Interested in transition from “time-served” to “stuff learned,” toward connected, learner-centered education -

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@MargaretBBlack @OpenBadges @dajbelshaw I like the approach with collections of badges/competencies. Our take: goo.gl/WaeQzc

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@MargaretBBlack @OpenBadges @dajbelshaw That sounds good. The challenge is representing a learner-centered experience which is less of both.

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What is the purpose of education?: The most important question in the education revolution bit.ly/1wFHw4J

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I’m starting to collect papers and articles about the . Here is a 2012 piece from Forbes. onforb.es/1wFGTYX

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Does pure online learning work? This early (2012, pre-MOOC) research on blended learning is worth revisiting: bit.ly/1yGjIhT

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TEDTalk worth watching again: Every kid needs a champion. Learning is all about relationships. (Rita Pierson) bit.ly/1wFJWR1

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PressHerald Another snowstorm for Maine starts before sunrise Friday - heavier + wetter than last one bit.ly/1BAHqR4 pic.twitter.com/UYeM23B7Pw

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PressHerald Dartmouth joins Colby, Bates, Bowdoin + others in banning hard liquor, other extreme behavior pressherald.com/2015/01/29/dar… pic.twitter.com/L2UMCqzU7t

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@MargyCat @OpenBadges @dajbelshaw Should we be using a non-linear metaphor of “stepping stones” rather than “pathways” or “pipelines”?

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@WmJRyan Several blended learning models are more effective than pure-play online learning. Check this out: christenseninstitute.org/wp-content/upl…

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A cool interactive data analysis game about RNA from PBS’ NOVA. to.pbs.org/1tyyStW

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amirad “The smartest person in the room, is the room” via @TheCLAlliance call

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Maine students are being asked to share their hopes and dreams for the future through the Meridian Stories project - bit.ly/1uEPYRX

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(A personal favorite)

How are computational problem-solving and 21st-century skills addressed in the webmaker initiative? TIA if you can send URLs!

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open badges represented lifelong learning competencies, integrating trad. credentials youtube.com/watch?v=zuAQ3P…

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DMLResearchHub RT @TheCLAlliance: Listen to @macfound’s @Connie explain the need for at bit.ly/1jijt9f pic.twitter.com/ZtXOb5RxN7

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dmlconference Will you be attending this June in LA? We’ve got warm, sunny beaches :-) oh & the conference will be fun too dml2015.dmlhub.net

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DMLResearchHub RT @TheCLAlliance: The effects of hands-on, active learning are powerful & far-reaching - bit.ly/1kyH4zA pic.twitter.com/s7D5fCTzIn

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rwillis1984 How can we create college, career & lifetime ready students?

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Life/work skills aren’t “soft” — is that a negative term? — they’re vital to thriving in school, work, life.15

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we observed student competencies through performance assessments rather than paper/screen tests?

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we talk about “stepping stones toward meaningful life and work” instead of pipelines and pathways (20th century)

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VPOST4VAKIDS “Work based learning breathes life into school!” Tameka McGlawn

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(A personal favorite)

workforce and education people used common language for life/work skills? goo.gl/WaeQzc

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Kyle4Mich Afterschool is the driver of 21st Century Skills for kids. - Leslie Beller, MHA Labs.

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girlwithafacee “Nothing is ever accomplished without enthusiasm.”

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(A personal favorite)

we agreed on personal competencies like integrity, initiative, adaptability, dependability checkvist.com/checklists/442…

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Amy Webb has released her Trends Report for 2015. How many of these will affect your world this year? slideshare.net/webbmedia/2015… @webbmedia

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Adine_Z @MayorBetsyPrice “How can you NOT see afterschool & education as important to economic development? pic.twitter.com/ZwqeV7cUjY

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MayorBetsyPrice Important to raise the level of community awareness for to create successful partnerships. pic.twitter.com/sOToTLTWPS

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Let’s separate STEM into the actual careers that will be in demand: computing and digital tech. linkedin.com/pulse/20140618…

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Kyle4Mich Yolette Garcia, “we do well if we focus on the whole child” -Afterschool does that.

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afterschoolri Youth need to learn HOW to think, not WHAT to think. & offer this crucial differentiation.

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engagement gallupstudentpoll.com and 21st-century competencies checkvist.com/checklists/442… were the beacons for

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KatieFM Kids need family, safety, healthy supports, education, & the opportunity to giveback. @VTAfterschool

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education outcomes focused on thriving as a foundation for college and career success? youtube.com/watch?v=TqzUHc…

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all school learning centers were open until 5pm integrating clubs, activities, and after-school programs?

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MEafterschool “Return on investment in Afterschool is there, and we can prove it” says Margaret Spellings. pic.twitter.com/s3lD9W6erV

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BillMoyersHQ USA is 1 of 4 four countries — along w/ Papua New Guinea, Surinam + Liberia — w/ nal leave law:bit.ly/1Lco3U0Nl

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waj97 Margaret Spellings - middle school matters. It’s where kids get off track. makes a difference.

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Collaborative_ Students today are preparing for jobs at non-profits and private firms that don’t event exist yet - Margaret Spellings

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National Afterschool Networks Meeting plenary live streaming at new.livestream.com/accounts/11877… @MottFoundation

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Truly disappointed that snowmageddon cancelled our flights to Dallas but pleased that we can watch Livestream and tweet.

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“When tech culture only celebrates creation, it risks ignoring those who teach, criticize, and take care of others.” theatln.tc/1JBiquY

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TheOnion “The bottom line is that I’m this child’s mother, and I know what’s best. End of story.” onion.com/1wst1RK pic.twitter.com/NVDWIGQK1y

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jordosh State of the Union: Why Obama barely mentioned K-12 education in his speech. @Slate buff.ly/1CUsj4H

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edSocialMedia 3 steps to nurture that EdTech growth so desperately needed: Asyncronous, advocate & educators. ow.ly/GKcrH

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rogerschank The Quest for an AA Degree in High School blogs.edweek.org/edweek/on_inno… via @educationweek

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BryanAlexander Need to capture what students need in order to redesign university spaces for their use. - speaker

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Just read The Giver and learned about this educator’s guide from . About: bit.ly/1JnZxeK Guide: bit.ly/1JnZyiY

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The Guidance Counselor Crisis: The average American school now has one guidance counselor for every 500 students - bit.ly/17THxO2

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@Taoistliving Hello, Ian. Are you using this Twitter username?

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WSJ: Museums are mining detailed information from visitors, raising questions about Big Data in the arts - on.wsj.com/1w5REDD

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American Alliance of Museums — including Smithsonian and EDUCAUSE — is expermienting with Digital Badgebit.ly/1BVF3I0Fo

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Inside Higher Ed: GAO report finds state education and workforce databases lacking @insidehighered bit.ly/1I2PtZU

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@mleaman Are you involved with CBB hacks, Mark? If so, may we promote it through Project>Login?

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Forbes: Genentech invests $60 Million into 23andMe to seek Parkinson’s cure - onforb.es/1BOIUGm

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Guster frontman Ryan Miller reflects on his move to Vermont 4 years ago. bfpne.ws/1I1MeSq Watch Makin Friends: bit.ly/1I1MeSr

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Lou Adler on hiring: The 10 Traits of Outstanding Candidates - talent.linkedin.com/blog/index.php…

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NYT: Some universities crack the code in drawing women to Computer Science - nyti.ms/14p2AWA

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A Beer-Powered Startup Scene Grows in Portland, Maine - YouTube bit.ly/1tPfxVK

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@LeeAnnaStirling Did you recently post a soft skills model related to CTE? If so, I couldn’t find it. Could you forward a URL?

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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

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BadassTeachersA we make childhood a journey and NOT a race? @arneduncan pic.twitter.com/0VUrgF24tZ

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campak14 we educated children through interests, passions & giftedness assuring natural development of their genius? pic.twitter.com/LwNaR8IfY2

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rweingarten teachers were respected rather than disparaged by this country’s wealthy and elite

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LifeCalling The Intellectual & Creative Expertise of US Public School Educators was Recognized & Appropriately Funded. $

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katsok we dropped this culture of testing & focused instead on teaching the whole child? we showed respect to teachers? @arneduncan

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tomwhitby we considered a great education for all the best defense for the USA & prioritize & fund it like we fund defense today? @arneduncan

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TeachThought we all admitted we have no idea “what works” in education bc there is no single idea of what school should “be”?

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KJeskey we tried to be less like China and more like US? @arneduncan @YongZhaoUO @DianeRavitch worldwide dianeravitch.net/2015/01/03/a-m…

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starsoflove we knew all children learn and grow in different ways? pic.twitter.com/MyZ7QZtWj0

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starsoflove I were evaluated on the # of times children said “This was the best day ever!” Instead of on their score

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NYCParentsUnion Your zipcode didn’t condemn your kids to failing schools @SPirozzolo @NYGovCuomo @rweingarten @nysut @UFT @hamletgarcia17

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