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April 2014 Blog Posts (23)

Jennifer Golbeck: The curly fry conundrum: Why social media “likes” say more than you might think

Jennifer Golbeck, a computer scientist from the University of Maryland looks at how social media can track people and something as simple as the pages we like on Facebook can give a wealth of information about our lifestyles and who we are. Something that is both fascinating and somewhat terrifying. …


Added by Charlotte Caines on April 7, 2014 at 18:00 — 1 Comment

Literacy is Precious

My five senses are providing continual inputs.

All day and all night I perceive my world around me.

What I see and hear impacts me most.

Feeling, smelling and tasting have special but limited stimulations.


These sensory inputs influence my mind and heart.

Then a few of my thoughts and feelings get captured when I write.


My thoughts and feelings were invisible.

They may have been vague when internal.

But after…


Added by John S. Oliver on April 4, 2014 at 5:06 — 1 Comment

Goldilocks might have the answer

Goldilocks can teach educators about learning.

I learn about hundreds of new things every week.  I peruse a list of items, articles, how to's and latest news on my reader "Feedly".  (It used to be Google Reader but sadly they dropped that.)  When perusing, the trick is to filter out what is not immediately useful,…

Added by Leigh Hynes on April 1, 2014 at 7:00 — 4 Comments

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