Congratulations to @firstname.lastname@example.org and the folks at @EdSurge@twitter.com for reaching their fundraising goals! And thanks for producing one of the most interesting education podcasts out there! https://www.edsurge.com/news/community/edsurge-podcast
NGOs that make a difference need support! If you've ever been helped by one, consider supporting CREATE to "pay it forward". https://www.gofundme.com/keep-create-caribbean-working?pc=fb_dn_postdonate_r&rcid=r01-154403652517-5627ee0a4799443d
There's a word for encryption that contains a backdoor: "unencrypted". https://fcpp.org/2018/11/30/encryption-backdoor-threatens-privacy-of-all/?fbclid=IwAR0Arya7u17MfOyoq7KhSsvEjdr4gCWPDrPyTO8YB3_voiTLCvWCfoWRGBE
Degree skepticism is pretty common among the more cutting edge educators I follow on social media. Should it be? https://stevefoerster.com/is-a-degree-necessary/
While I've come the furthest to the Charter Oak State College holiday party, I'm also the first to arrive. — at Five Churches Brewing https://www.facebook.com/595990672/posts/10156616128460673/
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hey yall, if you’re looking for ways to help after the hurricane, here are a couple things to note:
-sending cash doesn’t feel as good as sending stuff, but it’s actually much more effective
-local grassroots organizations have a better sense of the needs of communities than big NGOs
-before giving to a new charity, check their score on Charity Navigator
-the Red Cross is trash
your friendly neighborhood nonprofit worker
I'm not uncharitable, but wow, I've gotten more spam on #GivingTuesday than I did for Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. 🤔
#SmallBusinessSaturday seems an especially appropriate day for this classic essay by Rick Sincere. http://ricksincerethoughts.blogspot.com/2004/12/moral-case-for-christmas-commercialism.html?m=1
#Calibre is a free open source eBook manager. You can use it to organise your eBook collection, edit eBooks and convert eBooks from one format to another:
It's available for Windows, Mac and Linux.
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Proposals now being accepted for the Cascadia Open Education Summit in Vancouver, BC, Canada, April 2019. See here for info & proposal form: https://bccampus.ca/event/cascadia-open-education-summit/
Even though this came out in summer, it seems appropriate for this being one of the biggest U.S. travel weeks of the year. https://www.youtube.com/attribution_link?a=10wtglGhRoE&u=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DYQJ7E140-SQ%26feature%3Dplayer_embedded
As @email@example.com writes, slaughterhouses aren't just unhealthy for the animals, but also for the humans who work there. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/nov/19/christmas-crisis-kill-dinner-work-abattoir-industry-psychological-physical-damage #vegan
UNC's Online Learning Readiness Questionnaire (that many people link to) is permanently down. Here are some alternatives: http://apps.3cmediasolutions.org/oei/students.html http://tutorials.istudy.psu.edu/learningonline/ORQ/ORQ.htm https://onlinelearningconsortium.org/attend-2018/olc-accelerate-2018-session-page/?session=5647&kwds #onlinelearning #olcaccelerate #studentsuccess