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If anyone here is posting about the #ScienceofReading, I would love to follow you! I am a reading tutor for grades K-3.

I'm dead serious.

Let's do a #TwitterWalkout next week.

A day next week where everyone commits to not using the site.

Take away what Musk needs from us: our content and our eyeballs.

Here's how Washington Post staff writer David Montgomery puts it: “So if you feel defeated or disheartened about the climate,"--and I would add the state of democracy or other challenges facing the world--"I say: Good. Embrace your despair. And then step into the hope of your next move.”

Starting today, an online portal offers one-stop shopping to apply for access to protected data sets maintained by 16 federal agencies. Scientists can search the site to find the data set they want and then, with one click, file an application. The site also allows them to track the status of their request. Thanks for connecting! You are the first person who has followed me (that I know of) who has their own Mastodon server of which they are the only active user! Curious why you decided to spin up your own instance instead of joining another. If you want to share. 😃

@AlliFlowers Too bad. One of the reasons I choose iOS is because of the app screening done for the Apple App Store.

@mguhlin @edutooter My district passed a bond and began replacing Chromebooks that were aging out this year.

@c_leece @KaiserScience @edutooters @science @scienceteachers It’s the packaging. When you share successful research based instructional strategies and only share them in a scripted format meant for journal publication, you’re not gong to capture the audience you need: practicing educators. But if you tie instructional approaches or strategies up in nice packages easily presentable to practicing educators in bite-size chunks of an hour or two with inspiring stories of how the strategy worked in actual classrooms, you meet teachers where they are at their point of need - they are looking for practical, implementable solutions. Research based or not, if it’s presented by an outside entity by an engaging facilitator, it’s going to influence educators far more than stuffy journal articles.

Tip Tuesday! Before students start searching the internet, have a class discussion to develop a list of search queries.

#edutooter #teaching #edtech

@KaiserScience @edutooters @science @scienceteachers

I find it interesting that things like learning styles make their way into education fairly easily, but research rarely finds its way to the field in a timely manner. I am not sure how to fix that, but it is an issue.

Probably also worth noting:

My dear twitter refugees,

As you are grieving the communities you are leaving behind, please remember Musk bought a platform, not a community.

YOU built the communities, and you will build them again.


I keep seeing people say Mastodon is nothing like Twitter. And they’re right.

Mastodon is an echo of the old internet, it’s decentralised, chaotic. What you get depends on your sysadmin. You can’t search, everything has to be shared to you by a human. Networks split apart and rejoin. What you see is your unique connection to it.

Is this good? Maybe. But for me that’s the internet I grew up with. No algorithms, no targeted adverts, just human interaction, and it was glorious.

Excellent visualization. This is a comparison of the speeds of rotation of the planets of the solar system and their axes of rotation in real time!

❄️ Day 4 of "The 12 Days of Chrome-mas"

Live Captions in Google Chrome -

✅ Turning on Live Captions in Chrome
💬 Using Live Captions in Chrome
⚙️ Customizing your Live Captions

See all 12 Days of Chrome-mas at

#ControlAltAchieve #edtech #GoogleEDU #edutooter @edutooters

My view on #disability as a #disabled person is the 'social model' of disability. That means that I'm not disabled because my body and mind are wrong, I'm disabled because the world doesn't let me engage in the ways that I can.

I found covid lockdown incredibly frustrating for this reason. Things that disabled people had been asking for, and denied, for years were all of a sudden able to be put into place in a matter of weeks. You had businesses that suddenly had work from home policies, healthcare providers were able to telehealth appointments, stores had pickup and delivery options increased - all because abled people were affected, when we'd been asking for these measures for years and told they were impossible.

Often things are literally made more difficult for disabled people just because we're disabled - for example, I am registered with an employment services agency that I have to see face-to-face every fortnight. If I wasn't seeing their disability officer, I would only have to see them once a month. Before I could drive it cost me $30+ in taxi fares to get to my appointments each fortnight.

It's incredibly frustrating and shouldn't be like this. Covid measures showed us that it doesn't have to be like this, and yet society seems to be taking great pains to return back to systems that reduce our access again.

Sorry, I get really annoyed and sad talking about this.

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