Thursday, March 20, 2014

tweets

RT @OuiShare:Rise of Anti-Capitalism  http://t.co/pIqCheZiBU wow post on #nyt

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@courosa @kfasimpaur Connected Learning is a research-defined/described framework. Note the capitals.

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@courosa @kfasimpaur Not so much different as descriptive. Helpful language for planning/action.

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@budtheteacher Theory when consolidating thought to further field, branding when consolidating thought to profit? @kfasimpaur

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@budtheteacher An easier sell to schools/admins/teachers, while lessening importance of informal learning. @kfasimpaur @Seecantrill

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@courosa @kfasimpaur @Seecantrill I'd say Connected Learning is an attempt at more intentional pathway, where the agents know what it means.

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@courosa @kfasimpaur @Seecantrill Lessening importance? Nah. Changing the rules of what "counts" as learning? Yeah.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/budtheteacher/status/445311588401033216


@budtheteacher The intention piece makes sense. The big difference, I see, is focus on academics as vital role. @kfasimpaur @Seecantrill

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@courosa @kfasimpaur @Seecantrill Its a piece of the puzzle. A bridging of school and not school.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/budtheteacher/status/445311199932981249


My mini farm part 1 https://t.co/TXX0GAqttu

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/14/kurt-vonnegut-xavier-letter_n_4964532.html


What I had to say to you, moreover, would not take long, to wit: Practice any art, music, singing, dancing, acting, drawing, painting, sculpting, poetry, fiction, essays, reportage, no matter how well or badly, not to get money and fame, but to experience becoming, to find out what's inside you, to make your soul grow.


http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/03/16/288796805/physicists-generals-and-ceos-agree-ditch-the-powerpoint

He says it was as if "we removed the PowerPoint slide, and like a big glass barrier was removed between the speaker and the audience.
"The communication became a lot more two-way instead of just the speaker speaking at length for 15, 20 minutes. The audienc
It's also been harder to find speakers, because now the presentations are a lot less scripted — more improv comedy than reading from slides. But on the plus side, more physicists have started attending.

He points out physicists often have a lot of graphs and data to share, and with access to just a whiteboard, he has to be much more selective about what to present. He also explains that he has to make sure his audience is following his train of thought — he can't just advance to the next slide anymore


Want to catch up on previous Community Calls or Research Calls? Check out the archives: https://t.co/WFm0lEBtKm#openbadges

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“The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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@irasocol @nikhilgoya_l @jaredcosulich @numbalum89 One of the great achievements of Western civilization will be freedom in education.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/jamesmarcusbach/status/445742969296265217


http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/16/magazine/silicon-valleys-youth-problem.html?_r=0


There are more platforms, more websites, more pat solutions to serious problems 

add to networked individualism


FACT: Inadequate sanitation costs India $54 billion--yes BILLION--each year. That's nearly the entire GDP of Croatia. #Toilets4All

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/gatesfoundation/status/445802460163371008




important purpose of higher education is to "change students' minds" about things http://t.co/HjOlfA5U29 [VIDEO] by Jose Bowen

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/wfryer/status/445845842373902336


Everything hinges on how to get people to try new things.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/dianakimball/status/445905745088086016

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set them free.
natural curiosity craves trying new things..
as long as we're talking new things.. and not your/our things..
free to the person... to choose.. from every thing..

"How French Theory and Dr. Seuss explain Silicon Valley’s Gender Blindspots." On @fivethirtyeight and @emilybell.https://t.co/U5pLcbYy70

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/zeynep/status/445915977730236416


In 50-100 years we'll look back on this time as the Dark Ages of psychiatric medicine. #Justsaying

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/PeterShallard/status/445958182998114304


"the Internet is not the enemy. the Economy is not the enemy" - Edward Snowden @ TED (live now)

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New blog post in response to a recent critique: Holacracy vs. Hierarchy vs. Flat Orgs https://t.co/uKg5Do3wwX

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#FAIL: The SAT rebrand  via @AJAM  http://t.co/pt6Y4jvWxM

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"often these huge mobilizations of citizens inexplicably wither away without the impact on policy" http://t.co/VJs5jl8HV1by @zeynep

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@nathanjurgenson Next piece on "asphalt fetishism". So many people argue online doesn't matter, it's the streets. Not the point either.

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/zeynep/status/446652608959504384