Seedlings 2011-01-13 Show 103 with Mike Muir!
Join Alice, Bob and Cheryl as we interview Mike Muir, The Citadel Group, and professor at University of Maine, Farmington, who is on the ground floor of an exciting program for an online high school completion program for challenged learners, disaffected youth and students needing a different path for graduation!
The Chat: here
19:19:17 cheryloakes50 Hello all! getting things ready in the background
19:27:06 cheryloakes50 Welcome
19:29:51 cheryloakes50 Hello Peggy! welcome
19:29:57 alicebarr Hi Peggy G
19:30:45 PeggyG Hi-mainly listening tonight since I can't sit up and type for long. Still recovering from surgery. Great to see all of you!
19:31:05 cheryloakes50 OH, glad you can listen.
19:31:35 alicebarr Oh peggy Hope you are better soon!
19:32:11 PeggyG thank you! hate all of this inactivity!
19:32:19 cheryloakes50 Welcome to Mike Muir, Waterville, ME
19:32:30 alicebarr I bet, you are such a bundle of energy!
19:32:43 PeggyG I'm glad I can listen though :-)
19:32:52 alicebarr UMF = U Maine Farmington
19:33:28 cheryloakes50 http://faculty.umf.maine.edu/mmuir/public.www/About_Me.html
19:34:01 bobsprankle hi peggy!!
19:34:31 cheryloakes50 http://www.gatesfoundation.org/learning/Pages/2006-High-school-drop-out-...
19:36:05 cheryloakes50 http://www.dropoutprevention.org/
19:36:19 alicebarr http://www.gatewaytocollege.org/home.asp
19:36:36 PeggyG thanks a lot for the links!
19:36:38 cheryloakes50 This is perfect for any schools looking at dropout prevention
19:37:19 bobsprankle "Both the sizzle and the steak"
19:38:17 bobsprankle http://www.nmsa.org/
19:38:51 cheryloakes50 http://nmsa.org/ then find dropout
19:41:01 PeggyG do you have to be a member to access the nmsa information?
19:42:20 alicebarr @PeggyG Not sure. Looks like you can get to most stuff
19:42:49 PeggyG I searched for dropout and all of the articles that came up required login
19:42:59 alicebarr Probably need to be a member for the journal
19:43:13 alicebarr Oh dear
19:45:42 cheryloakes50 http://maine.citadelgroup.net/
19:46:19 cheryloakes50 That is nice that AARA funds can be used.
19:57:06 cheryloakes50 "learning how to do school differently."
19:57:46 PeggyG this is such an excellent model!!
20:00:34 alicebarr Amazing!
20:01:00 cheryloakes50 This is so exciting!
20:04:49 bobsprankle reconnect to curiousity, passions, learning, community
20:07:49 cheryloakes50 Ron Newell, Passion for learning
20:08:59 bobsprankle http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/955768.Passion_for_Learning
20:09:09 alicebarr http://books.google.com/books?id=HI-kfH5ZMUAC&pg=PA124&lpg=PA124&dq=ron+...
20:11:58 alicebarr http://www.amazon.com/Whack-Side-Head-More-Creative/dp/0446674559
20:12:15 PeggyG :-) whack on side of head
20:12:44 cheryloakes50 Maine Heritage Paper, The Maine View, Schools for Maine's Future, the Promise of Digital Learning, Jan. 4, 2011http://www.mainepolicy.org/2011/01/schools-for-maines-future-the-promise...
20:12:58 cheryloakes50 http://www.mainepolicy.org/2011/01/schools-for-maines-future-the-promise...
20:18:05 cheryloakes50 APP Adult Paradigm P...
20:18:32 mikemui Adult Paradigm Paralysis
20:18:38 mikemui APP
20:19:24 cheryloakes50 Multiple Pathways to graduation
20:19:37 cheryloakes50 Sounds like Universal Design for Learning
20:19:49 alicebarr Sure does
20:25:28 alicebarr http://maine.citadelgroup.net/
20:25:30 bobsprankle http://maine.citadelgroup.net/
20:25:37 cheryloakes50 http://maine.citadelgroup.net/
20:25:51 alicebarr Wow! great minds! :)
20:26:05 cheryloakes50 All three of us posting!
20:26:26 PeggyG fantastic, informative session!! thank you so much!
20:27:45 alicebarr http://www.google.com/events/sciencefair/
20:28:15 PeggyG plenty of great links to explore already! :-)
20:29:52 bobsprankle http://thewildernessdowntown.com/
20:29:53 PeggyG http://www.diigo.com/search?adSScope=community&what=sciencefair This is a great link of compiled links for science fairs on Diigo--do an enhanced search with yolink on it :-)
20:30:05 alicebarr Thanks Peggy!
20:30:32 PeggyG great link Bob!
20:30:42 mikemui www.projectfoundry.org
20:31:53 PeggyG amazing link! :-)
20:32:24 cheryloakes50 http://www.capzles.com/
20:32:40 PeggyG how expensive is Project Foundry?
20:33:31 mikemui Not sure... You should contact Project Foundry...
20:34:05 PeggyG calendar says cancelled
20:34:16 PeggyG for ETBS
20:34:28 alicebarr @Peggy feel better soon!
20:34:32 PeggyG thank you Mike! your project is outstanding!
20:35:17 PeggyG bring him back with some students :-)
20:35:28 mikemui Will do!
20:35:42 cheryloakes50 goodnight
20:35:52 PeggyG good night all