Jay Collier (@JayCollier)

Midcoast Maine USA

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

June 30th, 2016

@misterbrigham I got my jacket, but somebody’s missing a phone. It was good to see you today.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to misterbrigham

Student: Why do we have a 12-yr system? If something’s too easy or hard, it’s not engaging. Do what student is ready for.

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Student: I can diagram a novel, but I didn’t learn about finances or accountability. I didn’t have a chance to fail.

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Student: Shop, cooking not offered in his h. s. Would have had to go to voc school. Wanted to have life skills course

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Student: Education transformation needs to include students in the lead.

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Student: Standards-based education good in theory, but the reality was the same education with standards overlay

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Students: Make outside experiences meaningful. Example: students gathered real wood lot data with scientists

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Students: More experiences to develop responsibility, leadership. Apply summer-camp energy toward learning activities.

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Student: Focus less on college-going as a measure. Help students make more self-directed connections w/ the world around.

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Teachers need more support, more resources, more time. Change student-teacher relationship, more facilitation, coaching

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Include refugees and more people of color in these conversations. Need to move beyond highly-educated white people.

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Durdag: Ask young people: “What problem do you want to solve?” Trust kids to do what they want.

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Alan Caron: We need to change the anti-change narrative to be more inclusive, to embrace change

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Knox: We need to stop asking women and people of color to solve problem. Everyone needs to take responsibility.

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Chris Hall: Education equity won’t be resolved until we amend the Maine constitution to share education costs statewide

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We need to fund teacher’s support systems so they can do a better job that can’t be measured by bubble tests.

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Knox: Transformation from hierarchy to network economy.

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Durdag: Public libraries are the community learning ctrs of the 21st century. Connect more deeply w/schools

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Durdag: Help students to 1. Think. 2. Do. 3. Solve & Create. Help them create their own lives, jobs

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Durdag: Make the time in curriculum for students to “do”, work on projects, invent

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Durdag: Educators, don’t tell your students they can’t make it in Maine. That’s not true.

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Kerem Durdag: “Bring me the creators of their own lives.”

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Knox: Attack low Maine self-esteem like its a pandemic.

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Jess Knox: Toward a culture of Innovation in education. 4. Embrace diversity.

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Jess Knox: Toward a culture of Innovation in education. 3. Teach innovation techniques like Design Thinking.

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Jess Knox: Toward a culture of Innovation in education. 2. Celebrate the learning from failure.

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Jess Knox: Toward a culture of Innovation in education. 1. Experimentation. In Michigan: $5,000 to test new ideas.

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misterbrigham Brad Swanson: Business is a language. If you haven’t spoken it before, it will take time to learn. pic.twitter.com/imm4TmOu27

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 1:30 PM, Jun 30th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

misterbrigham Chris Hall: 33 years since “A Nation at Risk”. We need a Dept. of Education that works. pic.twitter.com/MyOWhzluFi

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 1:29 PM, Jun 30th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Donaldson: Make relationship between staff and students a foundational expectation. Have small schools not factories.

via Twitter for iPhone

Sullivan: Developing microcredentials for curiosity @BadgeLabs

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Donaldson: Be sure to assess the whole person, including the non-cognitive. Grit, persistence, curiosity.

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Lewis: From remembering to creative expression of understanding.

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Chanel Lewis: Assess for understanding rather than correct grades. Students create their own assignments.

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Sullivan: Grades work against innovation.

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Donaldson: Need to get beyond subject areas and grades and focus on capacities

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Brenda LaVerdiere: Make learning relevant. Connect with community and business partnerships.

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Sullivan: Difference between innovative education and educating for innovation

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David Sullivan: Need cultural support for innovation. Effective learning shares values with effective entrepreneurship.

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Neujahr: SMCC’s World Cafe elicited innovative, authentic ideas from diverse community, across disciplines

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Michelle Neujahr: Move beyond silos in higher education where it’s hard to conceive, plan, and implement

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misterbrigham Innovative learning requires dirty hands and full hearts. - Gordon Donaldson pic.twitter.com/anvaqb2uMZ

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:30 AM, Jun 30th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Donaldson: Embrace divergent methods. Move learning beyond school walls. Remove fixed compliance (legislative) solutions.

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Donaldson: Make all of our learning environments look more like kindergarten. Break down barriers separate from the world

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Gordon Donaldson: Hands, heart, &head. Learning that sustains long after the school day. Getting hands dirty, immersion

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Burk: True innovation is prioritizing our foundational principles from the past.

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misterbrigham Our goal is for each and every student to do amazing work each and every year, and change the world. -Derek Price

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:57 AM, Jun 30th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Adam Burke: TEDx works b/c participants want to be there, are interested in basic human principles, in growth mindset.

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Richard Schuhmann: Charles Vest: We need to make educational environment as exciting, adventurous & rigorous as possible.

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Richard Schuhmann: John Gardner: Educate our students to adapt to change.

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misterbrigham Derek Pierce: Maine students explore income inequality by creating a documentary about Detroit. pic.twitter.com/ZLqbDA7xrk

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:50 AM, Jun 30th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Pierce: Knowing each student. Connected for truly excellent work through head and heart. What is possible in the world.

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Pierce: Students visited Detroit and created 90-minute documentary.

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Derek Pierce: Entire semester, juniors focused on big idea: How should we respond to gap between rich and poor?

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misterbrigham “What if we define success by what we actually want?” Successful people with jobs, rather than test scores. John D’Anieri

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:42 AM, Jun 30th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

misterbrigham John D’Anieri Schools should be public, but they should innovate like businesses. pic.twitter.com/zDaIDxtIg9

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:38 AM, Jun 30th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

John D’Anieri: We need to change how we measure schools: to help students thrive in their future lives.

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John D’Anieri: Shared administrative and student support services for network of small schools.

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John D’Anieri: Entrepreneurial learning. Place-based learning. Each student known well. Collaborative innovative hubs.

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John D’Anieri: Business community is based on innovation, where there are established processes. Impact investing.

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John D’Anieri: Harpswell is a test bed, rethinking school year, grades, early college.

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Flynn Ross: Education is about learning, which can happen anywhere. Teachers are at the heart of in-school learning.

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Ben Brigham: What do students want? Education needs to be upgraded. After school is important. Life skills.

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Ben Brigham: Generation G (Games) faces extremely challenging demographics.

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Ben Brigham: Questions are more important than answers. Why are we here? Who are our students?

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Eloise Vitelli: Entrepreneurs are made not born.

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Caron: We forget the long “entrepreneurial” history of Maine. Rediscovery of work before the monolithic mill era.

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Gabrielli: Distance matters less and community matters more. Maine (and Portland) have a strong competitive advantage.

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misterbrigham Envision Maine Innovators in Education Keynote pic.twitter.com/wuupzSAgK5

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:02 AM, Jun 30th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

shennabellows Let’s accelerate experiential learning to advance entrepreneurship.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:02 AM, Jun 30th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

FlynnRoss1 Need experiential education in higher Ed totally agree

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:02 AM, Jun 30th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Gabrielli: In New England, we need to work together, integrate initiatives across states.

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Gabrielli: Org offers full semester of experience embedded in non-profit with full-range of applied studied.

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Gabrielli: Mass. College developed 4-course entrepreneurial minor.

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Gabrielli: Faculty determine what students learn, but not always aligned to future vocations.

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Gabrielli: How can higher education support innovation culture in a region or state.

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BryanAlexander @JayCollier Hypothesis: the expansion of education from 1980-2016 expanded income inequality + sapped the middle class.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:56 AM, Jun 30th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

shennabellows Fascinating idea: give teachers purchasing power/control over funds for innovation.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:56 AM, Jun 30th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Gabrielli: Need incubators to test innovative ideas in schools, districts, and systems.

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Gabrielli: More innovators needed in education. Google model of innovation days for educators. More entrepreneurs.

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Gabrielli: Need new metrics for success, including non-cognitive competencies.

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Gabrielli: Framework for accel. education: Fund R&D at state level, longitudinal, problem-driven. Fund teacher resources.

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Gabrielli: Transformation from assembly-line model to student-centered learning is not incremental.

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FlynnRoss1 MA has huge achievement gap due to broader social structures and correlation with achievement

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:44 AM, Jun 30th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Gabrielli: Personalization will be the next innovation in education. Move away from assembly-line model.

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Gabrielli: Motivators: We are feeling urgency. Technology is disruptive. New people are coming into innovation.

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That question is at the heart of today’s conversation. I’ll share insights twitter.com/bryanalexander…

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Gabrielli: Incremental change is not enough. It’s about poverty, racism, and systemic inequality. Do something better.

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Gabrielli: A third way forward in education: beyond districts and charters.

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Gabrielli: An entrepreneur comes to problem solving with a viewpoint that can disrupt.

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Gabrielli: How do we sustain a thriving middle class? Education.

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RachelLynRumson Hanging out in the space between Maine’s Innovative Economy and Innovative Educators

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:24 AM, Jun 30th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Ed Cervone: Education is our most important economic development priority

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Ed Cervone: We have a great education system that can always innovate and improve

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Ed Cervone: Shout out to TechHire Maine

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Keynote: Chris Gabrielli CEO of Empower Schools, chair Mass Board of Higher Education

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