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September 26th, 2011

@roswellsgirl I’ve quoted you in my @Storify archive from today - check it out: http://sfy.co/I16

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@billbass @caddiscaster @crewsertech I’ve quoted you in my @Storify archive from today - check it out: http://sfy.co/I16

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@kernkelley @SpatialSci @amylpie I’ve quoted you in my @Storify archive from today - check it out: http://sfy.co/I16

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@belmedia @mssanderson_ITS @alicebarr I’ve quoted you in my @Storify archive from today - check it out: http://sfy.co/I16

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@geo_education @rgabino @MsMensing I’ve quoted you in my @Storify archive from today - check it out: http://sfy.co/I16

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New post: A Google Geo-Teacher Learning Day Story: In Tweets bit.ly/oHMJe8

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the real networking begins! (@ Fish Bones) 4sq.com/n8NZjF

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New post: Google Earth and Google Maps GTI Workshop (Sep 2011) bit.ly/qqXmmp

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@room214 …and most schools don’t have the networks and cloud-based curriculum / skill set to successfully support BYOD now

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@room214 I think the future is BYOD with K12 secondary schools looking more like college campuses. BYOD is very messy tho…

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@khrista_lou doesn’t that describe basically every politician who has voted for education policies in the last decade? :-(

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@HallDavidson He’s presenting here in Lewiston, Maine at the Google Geo-Teacher’s Institute - great stuff!

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@khrista_lou well that needs to happen independently of technology needs. I’m sick of politicos working to deprofessionalize education

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Historical maps which tell a story can be great to use as overlays in Google Earth in the classroom

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Now learning about USGS Topographic Map Overlay http://ow.ly/6FlhR

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Dogged persistance in analog K12 education is educational malpractice

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We have GOT to get laptops in the hands of our middle & high school students in Oklah2011

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Google LatLong blog http://ow.ly/6Fl07 & official Google Sketchup Blog http://ow.ly/6Fl0V are GREAT sites to fol2# #fb

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@bbarreda I’ve taken lots of notes in this current session on Google Earth & Maps and will be posting that soon! (still goi2011

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@mhall209 But those tutorials you create are still important & valuable b/c of the skills YOU learn creating them!

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wmarkhall It occurs to me that every tutorial I ever make is obsolete as soon as I make it. Thats life in the 21st century. Oh well.

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@mhall209 Bing? What is that?! ;-)

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Turn on historical imagery in Google Earth (annotated screenshot) http://ow.ly/6Fkr8

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I’m getting quite fired up hearing John Bailey talking about the work of @NatGeo around the world with schools!

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@KansasNana Please share this link w Dad. Students in Laramie, WYO using GPS in a mapping party! http://ow.ly/6FjSh via @seanmaday

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Many GPS units can create KML linestrings readable in Google Earth http://ow.ly/6FjoN

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Nice preso on YouTube by John Bailey from 2007: Virtual Volcanology - Exploring volcanoes in Google Earth http://ow.ly/6FjeV

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This is the homepage of Dr John Bailey, 1 of our primary presenters today in Maine for http://ow.ly/6Fj5x (Alaska prof)

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@NTheodosakis I think your Twitter account has been hijacked. I’m receiving strange direct messages from you

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There are about 11 different ways you can create a placemark in Google Earth!

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gearthblog Sweden is upset that they’re visible from space dlvr.it/n5PsY

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The creator of the Google Earth blog gearthblog.com is ex-NASA & now touring the world on his yacht… it’s lucrati2011

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MLTI white macbook laptops are pretty easy to spy - they are the ones without any stickers on them!

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Great layer for Google Earth: Earth’s Tectonic Plates - USGS http://ow.ly/6FhgF

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Great oceanographic video content! Cousteau Ocean World on YouTube http://ow.ly/6FgiQ

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Awesome free virtual tour: Seafloor in Google Earth Tour http://ow.ly/6Fg2u

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The Google Earth 3D Trees forest Collection is awesome! http://ow.ly/6FfHa

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billbass using a 3 button mouse with @SketchUp allows you to move navigate the environment quickly and easily.

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Seeing incredible multimedia available via Google Earth tours makes me upset most children don’t have multimedia edu opportunities

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80 million trees are modeled in Google Earth (& growing!) - they are species specific mode2#gct

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anyone have a link to that historic tropical storm KML/KMZ file Margaret Shaw Chernosky showed us this morning?

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Google Maps has shaded elevation layers, that layer is not currently in Google Earth

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Now in an afternoon workshop with John Bailey on Google Maps and Google Earth

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Students in Maine with MLTI Macbook laptops are locked out of changing their desktop wallpaper - unless they know about SpaceSuit…

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newspapers are discoverable geographically via newspapermap.com via @seanmaday

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New post: Google Fusion Tables: Geo-spatially connecting database data bit.ly/ofXL45

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googlemaps Very cool cartographic quilting with Google Maps by @robincamille — check it out: goo.gl/XIKOE

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New post: Visualizing Data in Google Earth bit.ly/rkSLuD

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Learning about Google Fusion Tables (link databases geo-spatially) http://ow.ly/6F36I (I am SO excited about this!)

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Where AREN’T there hurricanes? Margaret Chernosky showing aggregated tropical storm tracks twitpic.com/6qzpv4

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Bring live earthquake data in KMZ format from @usNOAAgov into Google Earth http://ow.ly/6F1kK

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Bring live hurricane/tropical storm data into your classroom via Google Earth http://ow.ly/6F18W @usNOAAgov

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Audio podcast of Michael Hathorn at Creating a History of Hartford, VT http://ow.ly/6F0IX

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Definitely 1 of the most impressive student videos on using Google Earth/Sketchup & transforming history clow.ly/1xGe8T72011

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Watching an incredible student report video: Hartford - A Bird’s Eye View ow.ly/1xGbdr

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@dehogue These are resources for the best school leadership 2 day workshop I’ve led to date ow.ly/1xGaUU

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dehogue @wfryer King stuff is great but nothing new. How do we get school admins to say yes?

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@dehogue I think connecting school leaders with passionate & visionary peers is the key. Peers influence peers most stron2011

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@dehogue it’s all about visionary leadership. Same in education as other contexts. How do we encourage people to have passion & vision?

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Amazing Google Earth / history / Sketchup / local history site creatinghartfordvt.com

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mssanderson_ITS Michael Hathorn: Elementary students are using their work: bit.ly/nwTt1q Now, isn’t that motivating?

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Our website “Creating a History of Hartford” is now used by every elementary classroom in our district via Michael Hathorn

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mssanderson_ITS Michael Hathorn recommends “Fun with GPS” with elementary students: bit.ly/nf7Ijj

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MsMensing “The kids are so far past me, which is great…because then they teach me.” -Michael Hathorn

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“Fun with GPS” is a great book, highly recommended by Michael Hathorn ow.ly/1xG8zc

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As expected, is inspiring me to share more student examples of Google Earth projects, along with

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alicebarr Don’t just do the same old thing. @GoogleLitTrips

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Hartford High School teacher (VT) Michael Hathorn shares his amazing story about learning w/ Google SketchUp ow.ly/1xG7Ix

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WHOSTP44 Delivering on the Promise of Innovation to Help Prevent CyberBullying go.ostp.gov/ql4V1G

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gatesfoundation “The road to a better future passes through America’s schools.” —@BillGates gates.ly/qpnpmd

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“The truth is, these are all choreographed mistakes” via @GoogleLitTrips

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@kernkelley I hadn’t heard Jerome explain it that way either - clever!

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MsMensing “Well, I’m not sure but I think I would Google it.” -Jerome Burg

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geekyteach Just introduced Sketchup to my first class using what I learned at - they loved it! They took my basic intro and then ran with it!

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All participants here in Maine at received a copy of Toby Lester’s book The Fourth Part of The World ow.ly/1xG5TY

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Challenge: Can you “3 dimensionalize” the study of a book? Via @GoogleLitTrips

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The world is cross-curricular, we should teach this way @GoogleLitTrips

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RT @MsMensing It’s a waste of technology to do the same old thing w a machine that can give SO many more resources @GoogleLitTrips

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We can and should use Google Earth to help students explore & learn IN the environment @GoogleLitTripsr2011

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MsMensing “Be in the story!” @GoogleLitTrips

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@GoogleLitTrips Jerome Burg showing the Google Earth Lit Trip for Grapes of Wrath twitpic.com/6qyhrt

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DeanPhillipsMT cross curricular learning opportunities need to be occurring. Jerome Burg

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@GoogleLitTrips Your mention of Pretty Boy Floyd reminded me of a fun story by Oklahoma @storychasers teacher ow.ly/1xG42G

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Now watching @GoogleLitTrips show us The Grapes of Wrath Google Lit Trip ow.ly/1xG3On

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I don’t want @GoogleLitTrips to just become Cliff Notes -Jerome Burg

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MsMensing Modern technology + wisdom of the ages = relevant learning

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I’m concerned that our kids are becoming good scanners, not deep thinkers & problem solvers @GoogleLitTripsr2011

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mssanderson_ITS Words to “Not on the Test” by John Forster & Tom Chabit.ly/aKP0EMd2011

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Now listening to “Not on the Test” song via @GoogleLitTrips notonthetest.com (sad, true, & depressi #fb

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Now hearing from @GoogleLitTrips Jerome Burg author of Bookmapping ow.ly/1xG2mJ

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@bwasson I’ll aggregate notes from in a blog post & include as many of those quotes as I can!

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MsMensing “We need to train people to be good digesters, not good regurgitaters.” Angus King

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We need to change this: We are teaching kids to be good regurgitators, instead of good digesters (of ideas/info) -Angus King

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Kids are very good at giving back what you’ve given them. When we require critical thinking & creativity, kids struggle -Angus K2011

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Fav Papert idea: We no longer need citizens who can do what they are taught. We need kids who can learn to learn -Angus King

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I’m having to censor my tweets now, but we are all laughing…

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amylpie “If you’re working on a technology project, you can’t have knots in the wires.” Angus King

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The Chinese are now building a new coal plant every 2 weeks to meet demand -Angus King

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Angus King now sharing Al Gore’s eBook, Our Choice using hips iPad2 on the projector http://ow.ly/6ERwW

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Student engagement is the key. We don’t need to entertain our students. We do need to engage them! -Angus King

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Many kids in our high schools are bored. Kids at home are awash in digital media. Our schools still look like 1957 -Angus King

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Millions of people who buy drills every year don’t want drills. They want holes. Same goes for our tech. Purpose is key -Angus King

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Angus King recommending @SirKenRobinson TED talk video about how many schools kill creativity http://ow.ly/6ER1t

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As a governor I was wrong to support NCLB. Those tests don’t reflect what we need for our students today. -Angus King

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Our job as teachers is to teach kids how to learn themselves, not to just transmit content. We need to teach process -Angus King

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Fav quote from A Lincoln: How would you split a cord of wood in 30 min? Answer: Spend the 1st 15 min sharpening my axe -Angus King

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kernkelley “The only thing we can be sure our kids will need in 20 years is more education and more technology.”

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Education is the least tool using part of our economy today, and that needs to change - Angus King

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Fear of the future was a big part of the MLTI genesis - we don’t know all the future jobs, we have to change how we learn & prep2011

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We have to figure out a solution to our education challenges NOW. Our recession today is structural & different - Angus K2011

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Just watched a great video about Google’s focus & dedication to educatow.ly/1xFXM7B2# #fb

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The adjacency of data and people today is very important for learning. Openness for learning is critical today

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Hearing a story about the power of Chromebooks in education ow.ly/1xFXhv

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Everyone is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will grow up thinking it’s stupid (Einstein quote)

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@bkallmeyer I haven’t seen anyone else like Bluejeans yet which let folks use either H.323 endpoints or Skype in the same call…

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The Maine International Center For Digital Learning micdl.org is the primary catalyst for today’s in Maine

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@mssanderson_ITS yes, is the hashtag they used in DC last week, & I understand it’s our official tag today in Lewiston :-)

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Angus King just sat down at our table!

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The geo-learning fun begins! (@ USM LAC) 4sq.com/pfRBNY

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k12online Please submit a proposal to share a 20 min presentation in the 2011 K-12 Online Conference - deadline: Oct 17th! http://ow.ly/6EJUz

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@cstanley it was great to be together F2F :-) I learn with the Seedlings often but almost always online! Hope to see you at a conf too!

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@stennita There is an Apple store in Portland, but it’s a ways away… I’d look for a Best Buy…

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Mainers: Here’s the GMaps link to USM Lewiston Auburn College, 51 Westiminster, Lewiston, Room 170 http://ow.ly/6EJ0H

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