Friday, December 28, 2012

tweets dec 28
The road to hell is paved with good intentions. People MEAN WELL when they put out these standards and other criteria for text selection, but taken together, the criteria undermine the whole purpose of the enterprise of instruction in “reading” and “literature,” which is to create readers.
by catherine stevens 
Mark Oakes (@MarkOOakes)
12/28/12 7:29 AM
Holding a grudge = letting someone live rent-free in your head

DML Research Hub (@dmlresearchhub)
12/28/12 7:35 AM
Lessons about youth from youth: 1) They care about learning. 2) Their voices matter. 3) They want via @mmmooshme
"We've lost kids in school who no longer have a great deal of interest in learning, because not all kids learn in the same way," Mr. Goldberg said. "Connected learning is about catching kids in their passions and making their learning passion- and interest-driven. This means connecting them through their intersecting interests with other learners to expand their own learning." 
Students learn digital and communication skills by sharing community stories and information via an online platform and other digital media

Meenoo Rami (@meenoorami)
12/28/12 7:36 AM
RT @buffyjhamilton: Honored to be part of the conversation! Do we still need libraries?…

Global Voices (@globalvoices)
12/28/12 7:43 AM
"dignity of a human is the least appreciated thing" #Bahrain police "slap" video goes

Richard Florida (@Richard_Florida)
12/28/12 7:43 AM
Detroit sees highest homicide rate in two decades - Free Press -… My take on urban homicide here…
homicide - suicide - ..

MooshaMooshaMooshme (@mmmooshme)
12/28/12 7:55 AM
A list of the top Museum blogs:…