Jay Collier (@JayCollier)

Midcoast Maine USA

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September 2015

kljeanND is insatiable curiosity. Thanks @ORLearns

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KristianBreton Best quote of the day…”schools need to look a lot more like after school”…yes! @nysan pic.twitter.com/EFox9ZA8q6

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MilindaMartin Beautiful! We seen thinkers and dreamers and doers. Yes!!

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Mark Lewis: “STEM is applied curiosity” The drive to know and drive to create.

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HeyItsMeLizzyP Not everything that counts is counted. Not everything that is counted counts. How do we tell our story of impact? @ORLearns

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How do we define success in education? One option: Gallup surveys on engagement fm 5th grade to college grads to employees

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NDE_TL State Senator @Adam_Morfeld highlights how strategic partnerships promote STEM opportunities. pic.twitter.com/ifgm33WyXD

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Lumina’s Merisotis proposes integration of DOE, DOL, immigration into Department of Talent. chronicle.com/article/Talkin…

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@FrameWorksInst Looking forward to session. Interested in transferrable skills and engagement; concerned about uneven demand for STEM jobs

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FrameWorksInst We’re excited to share this research today at the Summit! buff.ly/1NYjYEt

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Salon: Our education crisis has less to do with public schools or bad teachers than crushing poverty salon.com/2013/06/03/ins…

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What is our desired outcome? suggests: thriving people regardless of pathway. projectlogin.com/2015/08/king-m…

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Lumina’s Merisotis: Support employers, libraries, museums as credentialing agents. (+OOS programs!) chronicle.com/article/Talkin…

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Summer/evening jobs should be reinforced as learning opportunities that support life/work (transferrable skills).

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Foundational life/work skills from the USDOL competency model, w/rubrics. checkvist.com/checklists/442… pic.twitter.com/W8pkMbKH7g

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MTgirlsSTEM Tech skills critical but afterschool builds resilience, creativity, problem-solving. Employers want these! @Chiefpplofficer

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MTgirlsSTEM Straight from the mouth of Google: When hiring, they notice students who have been in afterschool programs!

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We focus on the visible skills, but foundational skills are critical. (From USDOL Competency Model) pic.twitter.com/xWscVU8UAy

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For many employers, 21st-century skills are as important as tech/STEM skills. goo.gl/ZOm2RO/

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AmyLovesSC Google’s club: free way for students to learn code. 78,000 in Afterschool club cs-first.com in Chas, SC

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Next step after Hour of Code: Google for out-of-school middle school students. pic.twitter.com/N8zjdPOUK2

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If some STEM occupations increase 45% and others lose 15%: that’s an average of 15%. Not enough. Need deeper insights.

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Got it. My original intention was for all uses, and then clarify type in a column for sorting. @triplingual @cgrymala @lwaltzer

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Yes! More relevant, meaningful (less abstract) application of skills @MilindaMartin @GirlsWhoCode @DIYGirls @BlackGirlsCode

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.@code.org: 60% of new STEM jobs are in computing and info technologies. linkedin.com/pulse/20140618…

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Code.org: If you remove CS, there are actually more women than men in STEM. linkedin.com/pulse/20140618…

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Not all STEM occupations are growing. Indeed, nearly as many growing slower than average as above. twitter.com/JayCollier/sta…

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We need to tease STEM apart into its *very* different career groups. Mismatching -> disengagement (esp young women & girls)

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.@rainbowcat5: “Wish it was STEAM, so every kid could inherit the earth. We need the arts too!” twitter.com/rainbowcat5/st…

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rainbowcat5 @HeyItsMeLizzyP @JayCollier @SenatorShaheen @ConnectMinds Wish it was STEAM, so every kid could inherit the earth. We need the arts too!

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Can we use the Holland/strengths approach to tease apart STEM into its very different kinds of occupations? en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holland_C…

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HeyItsMeLizzyP The Geeks shall inherit the earth! @SenatorShaheen encourages to 👏 kids who like STEM. @ConnectMinds youtu.be/hiuU6a9IndU

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Might a learning arcade with cardboard, legos, coding engage parents and teach tinkering, exploring?cainesarcade.com

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By excluding the arts and design from STEM, are we missing opportunities to reach more learners?

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US Census: “The majority of STEM majors don’t end up working directly in the field they studied.” io9.com/an-interactive…

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NDE_TL I don’t think they are different. All students need those skills no matter what career they choose to pursue. twitter.com/jaycollier/sta…

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Girls and minorities thrive in experiential learning. Traditional passive instruction can be seen as form of discrimination

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Are there international rankings that capture innovation & creativity, above and beyond subject areas like math & science?

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informalscience Failure is a feature, not a bug in the learning process. It’s critical. -Jo Handelsman keynote at

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Young people are naturally curious - After school programs are a great place to encourage them. twitter.com/Public_Profit/…

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All learning is about discovery, asking questions, and learning by doing. twitter.com/geraldrsolomon…

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What are STEM skills? How are they different from skills needed across life and work? Seeking a link to definitions.

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“107 of STEM occupations will grow faster than avg, but 74 are expected to grow slower or lose jobs” maine.gov/labor/cwri/pub…

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What happens when we look more deeply into STEM jobs? Mostly computing and digital technologies linkedin.com/pulse/20140618…

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janellecousino At the summit in DC to @LearnAndExpand informal STEM learning. Thank you, Mott Fdn and Noyce Fdn. pic.twitter.com/qnMActfgca

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Oregon’s animated animated storytelling around student-centered education bit.ly/1MDvCmK

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Chronicle: Lumina’s Merisotis proposes integrating education, workforice, and immigration into Department of Talent - bit.ly/1WvbUhM

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teates_tweets People at facebook writing code like… pic.twitter.com/jbw06X88Ow

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KimABC15 Wow!! viewer Stan Ho may win for the best pic! Taken from his backyard in Tempe! pic.twitter.com/jGbIuLZDTO

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We were so pleased that Senator Angus King helped us celebrate the launch of TechHire in Maine last month. youtube.com/watch?v=CfwUCu…

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According to Men’s Journal, Portland (Maine, the original Portland) is one of the 10 best places to live in the U.S. mjm.ag/1NHRleO

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Help a Portland summer tech camp get a $100k grant. Vote now: studentsatthecenterhub.org/award-nominees…

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“The industry’s largest software player has thrown its hat—and cash—into the competency-based lerning ring bit.ly/1KXn3pwAK

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Payscale: 5 High-Paying Jobs That Didn’t Exist 10 Years Ago: Data Scientist, Mobile Developer, Security Analyst… bit.ly/1OhexSB

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NPR: West Lebanon, NH, library is “the first in the country to host a Tor relay” for private Inetnet communications - n.pr/1F34fTl

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Excellent insight into the benefits of coding bootcamps … and what’s missing.

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edutopia Parent involvement in education is one of the biggest predictors of student success: edut.to/1Eairti. pic.twitter.com/guwGtxuTEN

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@basecamp In some projects we have many text documents, so organization is very important. Folders would make a real difference, too.

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@basecamp How do I sort text documents by title as the default, rather than last updated?

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Dnordfors The Untapped $140 Trillion Innovation For Jobs Market on.tcrn.ch/l/Ez3r via @TechCrunch

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