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Learning to code is turning into what can the Raspberry Pi do?

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This week, after spending quite a bit of time learning a tiny amount about the world of Scratch, I decided to revisit the basic workings of the Raspberry Pi again.  I had read that there are a few simple projects that you can do with different operating systems and I decided to give a few of them a try.…
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Are You Concerned About Prison Reform

Several states are faced with an overwhelming number of prisoners who are incarcerated presently for a variety of criminal activities.

Each state is offered the responsibility for making sure the prisons fulfill government guidelines in accordance to real estate requirements. There are jails around the country that are housing more prisoners compared to they have the capability to handle.…
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Flickr.com

I’ve used photos I found on Flickr for some of my OLTD assignments and in my Weebly website and I’ve always given credit to the photographer in the form that was noted with the photograph, but I haven’t investigated the attribution feature.…
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Creating a new journey map. Connecting Chicago to World.

I started hosting Tutor/Mentor Leadership and Networking Conferences in Chicago in May, 1994, as part of a strategy intended to draw area volunteer-based tutoring, mentoring and learning programs and supporters together to learn from each other and as part of a strategy to increase public awareness of tutor/mentor programs all over the Chicago region, so that more would have the talent and dollars needed to sustain their work and constantly improve.
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Resisting Our Inner Two Year-Old

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​In my classroom (and most elementary classrooms) students are encouraged to share. .  The only exceptions are food (possible allergies/sensitivities/dietary restrictions) and answers during an activity designed for assessment purposes.  Sharing is an act of empathy that demonstrates the ability to recognize and fill a need of another person. 

So why do we revert to two year-olds who want to claim everything as “mine” when it comes to creative works?  Why do we abandon our childhood teachings?…
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TeachMeet Connect #teachmeet evolution

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TeachMeet Connect

This move from Susan Ward looks like continuing the re-boot of TeachMeet in Scotland.

On Wednesday 21st September, we are launching TeachMeet Connect, a series of TeachMeets happening across Scotland on the same day, where teachers will get together and share what they do.

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Staring Across the Abyss

Visible Learning:  http://screencast-o-matic.com/watch/cDhUrEiiRA

This week I feel like I am standing at the edge of an abyss.  I have all the materials I need to build a bridge to cross to the other side…except one.  The pivotal piece that is essential to making the bridge hold together.  Without this integral piece I cannot cross to the other side.
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My Baynes Sound Shellfish Map is Growing

Yeah! This week I figured out how to get the map coordinates from a photo sent from a smart phone, and it began with a Google search of course. This will be important if the map I build doesn’t allow public input and all viewer photo submissions must pass through me or the website manager.…
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syndicating 5225 posts from 517 #etmooc blogs