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Random musings. Half-finished (and quite possibly half-baked) thoughts.
Things that have caught my eye...
Helpful school guidelines
Ewan McIntosh kindly shares
East Lothian's self-publishing and social media
guidelinesfor students and for staff:
Commas rule. Comma rules.
quite partial to Rule 1. These are
great for teachers looking for examples of interesting and effective pedagogical
uses of technology. Thanks for the link, Global
Regarding teacher dress codes, Miss
Profe asks, "Would we take a trial attorney seriously if he came to court
dressed in a Hawaiian print shirt and board shorts? Or a hoochie skirt and
There's a battle raging over the Madison (WI) school district's decision
to turn down $2 million in Reading First money:
guns pound Schemo
Despite concerns about media immersion (television, music, Internet, etc.),
reading like never before.
Remember the Celestine Prophecy?
Check out David Truss' Web2.0 Prophecy.
We need a plan. We really do.
Higgins nicely extendsmy contrarian
post regarding Web 2.0. Thanks, Patrick!
for New York's state test don't measure up. There's probably a lawsuit in
there somewhere. The last two paragraphs of the story are spot-on.
Have I mentioned that I like Seth Godin?!
- Better start buying your [school
district]sucks domainsnow! (be sure to click through to read the
various domain names that were bought)
are monopolies(almost). Ouch.
refugeesreally just fear
a big gap between good and great.
Have a great weekend, everyone!
Swipe right to make the connections that could change your career.
Swipe right. Match. Meet over coffee or set up a call.
No, we aren't talking about Tinder. Introducing Shapr, a free app that helps people with synergistic professional goals and skill sets easily meet and collaborate.
Is it "perverseness," the "death drive," or something else?
A growing body of research shows promising signs that the keto diet might be able to improve mental health.
- The keto diet is known to be an effective tool for weight loss, however its effects on mental health remain largely unclear.
- Recent studies suggests that the keto diet might be an effective tool for treating depression, and clearing up so-called "brain fog," though scientists caution more research is necessary before it can be recommended as a treatment.
- Any experiments with the keto diet are best done in conjunction with a doctor, considering some people face problems when transitioning to the low-carb diet.
It's up to us humans to re-humanize our world. An economy that prioritizes growth and profits over humanity has led to digital platforms that "strip the topsoil" of human behavior, whole industries, and the planet, giving less and less back. And only we can save us.
- It's an all-hands-on-deck moment in the arc of civilization.
- Everyone has a choice: Do you want to try to earn enough money to insulate yourself from the world you're creating— or do you want to make the world a place you don't have to insulate yourself from?
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