Jay Collier (@JayCollier)

Midcoast Maine USA

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April 2015

An exciting week for Open Badges | Doug Belshaw’s blog bit.ly/1PUIru7

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The Maine Game makes it to the BDN again. Congrats Mike and students! bit.ly/1bMmxeh

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TLNT: “Assessing and improving employee engagement requires courage from leaders and employees at every level” - bit.ly/1Eod0Ve

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The digital revolution is cultural, not technological … Shifting the world from hierarchies to networks - McGovern bit.ly/1JCrl04

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From CBC Ideas: There are now more black and brown people incarcerated in America than there were enslaved in 1850. Is this true?

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Code.org: The Senate’s bipartisan proposal to reauthorize ESEA adds computer science to core academics blog.code.org/post/117030366…

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MsSandersECS We have to teach in a way that allows EVERY student to achieve their true potential

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Dede: ecoMOVE is built on Unity! unity3d.com/unity ecoMOBILE uses MIT TaleBlazer! taleblazer.org

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thorprichard In the future: better formative assessment informs understanding in real-time, and makes summative assessment unwarranted.

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We need simple (formative and summative) assessments for life/work skills. Here’s are Maine’s rubrics: goo.gl/STkJlJ

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@ctbarber @MsSandersTHS To that I say “Performance Assessments” :) Rubrics for “Integrity” here: goo.gl/STkJlJ

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Mark_DuBois Good point in session today - most teachers teach as they were taught. This is why we still have so many lectures.

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MsSandersECS “the hardest part is unlearning the old beliefs, opinions, and ways of learning in the 20th century”

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Dede: Adding GoPRO to ecoMOBILE enhances real-world exploration. pic.twitter.com/WdkgZnftlD

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@ctbarber @MsSandersTHS Take a look at Gallup’s research on hope, well-being, and engagement, from K-adult. Everything can be measured :)

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With Harvard’s ecoMUVE & ecoMOBILE, students can extend their learning as they embark on a field trip to a real pond environment.

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MsSandersECS Handheld learning devices in 1976 & now. The tool has critical changed, the learning should too. pic.twitter.com/EVxd8Xy1k1

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Dede: Life-wide learning. “A teaching strategy that involves real contexts and authentic settings.” en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life-wide…

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Formative assessments — learning what you’ll learn before you actually learn it —provides a road map for learnersDU

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Dede: Use virtual collaborations as “apprenticeships” to support deeper learning and life/work skills.

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Download “The Role of Deeper Technologies in Deeper Learning” by Chris Dede (Published by JFF). jff.org/publications/r…

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@ctbarber @MsSandersTHS Easier to learn, or easier to measure?

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SirKenRobinson RT @CBSThisMorning: “We have to personalize education, not standardize it.” cbsn.ws/1DyRZCn goo.gl/UnBOmG

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MsSandersECS If collaborative and active/hands on learning is SO critical for college/career/life ready why do standardized tests still exist?

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Dede: Aspire to deeper learning — incl. collaboration, apprenticeships, self-directed, interdisciplinary.Upic.twitter.com/YDEgh399gtt

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MsSandersECS “As educators of today we have to play in chords simultaneously if we are going to prepare learners for the future”

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In Maine, life/work skills are included in our graduation requirements goo.gl/j7VaSF

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Dede: How are we doing, as educators, across cognitive, interpersonal, and interpersonal skills? pic.twitter.com/62Iewo6HPS

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Dede: Interpersonal and interpersonal skills are as important as cognitive skills.

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MsSandersECS “a really good education in 1995 is not a really good education in 2015” - Chris Dede

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National Academies report (2012): Education for Life and Work in the 21st Century. Download: nap.edu/catalog/13398/…

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Chris Dede about to start webinar: Teaching strategies that help learners attain creativity, collaboration, & leadership skills.

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How do we define the outcome of a successful education? What is our frame of reference? pic.twitter.com/WGGE36uwYr

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Attending the seminar on the Guiding Principles (habits of mind/soft skills/21st century skills) in Maine schools.

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Topsham kids make reading connections on school bus rides, with help from their bus driver, school, and library - bit.ly/1y7GtSR

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NY Times: California Drought Tests History of Endless Growth - nyti.ms/1C6Lvdq

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businessinsider 67.9% of Americans getting new jobs aren’t even looking for new jobs read.bi/19zlfl0 pic.twitter.com/n0CjlURZGw

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eklopfer Our educational games course (11.127x) is now live on edX @edXOnline edx.org/course/design-…

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debwhite @JayCollier I use the phrase “intentionally organic” 2 describe my teaching practices.Accepted better than student voice & choice

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At last! Draft WIOA regulations posted - bit.ly/1xFVXNl

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projectlogin Ed Liu: The difference between engineers and scientists is precision. Science is about the tolerance and even embrace of risk. @jacksonlab

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Yes. RT @DrewetteCard: A3) A culture of compliance impedes shared leadership. Develop a culture of learning, for all involved

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A5: Shared leadership — everyone’s a learner — contributes to respect, and engagement. Gallup poll:gallupstudentpoll.com/177182/gallup-z9atMe

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A4: The school and the community wouldn’t be separate. All are learners, sharing passion for different kinds of learning.

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.@KBKirkaldy Learning is about choosing stepping stones to get across chasms of ignorance. Only see pathways later, in hindsight

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A3-ext: The very definitions of As, Ts, and Ss are barriers. All of us are learners, and we all learn from each other.

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@ckesselheim The roles could be more nimble. Ts, As, Ss would all contribute their best skills. Chaos? or a new harmony?

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A3: No special offices. Walking around and experiencing what it really happening. Participating as an evangelist for learning.

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@laurarwilson I am honored to be supporting your work. Congrats not he MPBN piece.

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A2: Can the structure of administration, faculty, staff be flipped? Students at the center, faculty around, admin at the base?

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Q2: Mindset. A “facilitator” of learning is different from a “provider” of learning. Modeling is more organic than directing.

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A1: Catalysts in shared leadership organizations are very different than traditional leaders. Traits: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Starf…

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A1: Shared leadership enables more nimble decision-making, is transforming entire industries. Examples: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Starf….

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A1: Shared leadership enables more nimble decision-making. Agile approaches transforming entire enterprises incl ed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Starf…

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Question for Dr. Liu: After all these years, what do you still find mysterious? Everything! @jacksonlab pic.twitter.com/lLSy1afbnJ

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Ed Liu quoting Einstein: the most beautiful experience is the mysterious. @jacksonlab pic.twitter.com/mCYAxpV3JX

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Ed Liu: The @jacksonlab is most focused on reducing suffering through genetic understanding, from death to life. pic.twitter.com/Co8nOGe172

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Ed Liu: Infinite variations on the simple chromatic scale come alive through creativity. (An original composition.) pic.twitter.com/wa5XhekGfN

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Ed Liu: Music and genetics both start with patterns of near-infinite combinations @jacksonlab pic.twitter.com/73CgvFyO51

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Ed Liu: Fundamental acts in creativity and science, critically, work together, and depend on each other. pic.twitter.com/okcLL9K3Yf

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Ed Liu: What do the patterns of science and art share? Start with the blues. pic.twitter.com/90aNz8Y959

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Ed Liu: First, humans recognized patterns. Then we created and tested new patterns. Copernicus created a new map. pic.twitter.com/DBTQPB3WVj

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Ed Liu: The flowering of imagination. Science is about testing the fantasies of imagination. Narrative storytelling. pic.twitter.com/AcP337twAr

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Ed Liu: The evolution of human creativity, from Africa to the East. From Neanderthals to Homo sapiens. pic.twitter.com/dNmWJLNlOS

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Ed Liu: Both art and science tell stories. Creativity is the common element that is hard wired in all of us. pic.twitter.com/Rf1konqTZi

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Trailer for the Art and Science of Creativity, by Dr. Edison T. Liu. - YouTube m.youtube.com/watch?v=-cqi5T…

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David Swardlick is welcoming Jackson Laboratory CEO Edison Liu to USM to talk about music, science, and creativity. pic.twitter.com/2T5cCnHtir

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Research: Over time, people’s satisfaction with the things they bought went down, whereas their satisfaction with experiences went up.

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Maine College Circle: “Trying to motivate students to seek college should start” in third, fourth, and fifth-grade. bit.ly/1xD4MaJ

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