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  1. Feb 2021
    1. Conversation around Adam Grant's Think Again.

      • Task Conflict vs Relationship Conflict
      • The absence of conflict is not harmony; it is apathy
      • Beliefs vs Values; what you think is true vs what you think is important. Be open around beliefs; be committed to values.
      • Preachers, Prosecutors, Politicians... and Scientists: defend or beliefs, prove the others wrong, seek approval and be liked... hypothesize and experiment.
      • Support Network... and a Challenge Network. (Can we force ourselves to have a Challenge Network by using the Six Thinking Hats?)
      • Awaken curiosity (your own, and other's to help them change their mind)
      • Successful negotiators spend more time looking for common ground and asking questions to understand
      • Solution Aversion: someone rejecting a proposed solution may end up rejecting the existence of the problem itself (e.g. climate change)
  2. Jan 2021
    1. Learners’ practices, for example, should develop from low-level procedures such as sharing initial ideas to mid-level comparing and evaluatingsequences and eventually toward high-level challenging/debating and synthesizingroutines.

      The surface to in-depth learning. Related to Expansive framing written by Andrews et al.

    2. identify invariant (i.e., constant) characteristics of subsequent transfer domains

      The "bone" of the body. In the design of social annotation activities, what are the bones?

    1. formulating written policy governing operations and defining programs securing funding necessary to carry out the museum's programs preparing or approving an annual budget and monitoring it to ensure public accountability ensuring that the purposes for which the museum exists are being fulfilled

      Program development, grant writing accountability and documentation.

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  9. Feb 2019
    1. Understanding by Design


      • -prepare you to think in the short-term and long-term teaching
      • -student comment as an entry point on where we want to end up
      • -proactive, autonomous learners
      • -a planning framework
      • -critical and creative thinking- you don't need these skills to make all A's in school
      • -pedagogical effectiveness
      • -critical thinking test- NO GAIN
      • -long-term goals and short-term plan
      • -desired and actual results
      • -strategic thinking- teachers that tell you what to do all the time- doesn't make room for student thought
      • -when we teach, we need to be more goal focused (comment)
      • backward design thinking- long term goal- what follows for assessment (not grading, assessing/ judging how we are doing against the goal, coaching) and what follows for instruction
      • What do we have to do to make our students love what we are teaching them?
      • the textbook is not the course- only used as a resource
      • given our understanding goals, which chapters should be highlighted, skimmed, skipped, re-sequenced?
      • aim for explicit understanding
      • Backward from Goals: Meaning-"I want students to leave having inferred/realized that, now and in the future..."
      • Background from Goals: Transfer - "I want students to leave able to transfer their understanding- on their own- to concrete address current and future situations
      • 3rd day of lesson- textbook is used (not on the first day)
      • the way we do math is bad- this is why people don't like math or they think that they are bad at math- backward design lesson planning expands the pool of interested parties and is differentiatable for individual students
      • it is our jobs as teachers to make the design of the lesson relatable to every student- we are given this backward design plan but we must figure out how to plan our lesson to make sure that every child is learning- DESIGN CHALLENGE
      • Intellectual engagement- finding ways to help students that are uninterested in the content to want to be engaged in the content
      • Incentivize- incentives to learning the information
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  15. Jul 2016
    1. . Sensual objects exist for real objects, namely, me, or some other perceiver. So I’ve got the caricature of the table and the caricature of the chair, those caricatures have no relation to each other. They have relation only for me, because my experience unifies both of them. So the real is always the bridge for the two sensuals; the sensual is always the bridge for the two reals. And that’s what we try to analyse in Object-Oriented Philosophy

      Cole's problem is that this is Kant.

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    1. a review system so flawed that a fair review is not possible,

      This is my feeling as well. But I am wondering what specifically is behind this statement.

  18. Jan 2014
    1. A grant is awarded to University of Maryland, College Park to develop informatics tools that allow scientists and conservation managers to use animal relocation and tracking data to study movement processes at the population level.
    1. My project seeks to develop computer models that simulate and link behavioral movement mechanisms which can be either based on memory, perceptual cues or triggered by environmental factors. It explores their efficiency under different scenarios of resource distributions across time and space. Finally it tries to integrate empirical data on resource distributions as well as movements of moving animals, such as satellite data on primary productivity and satellite tracking data of Mongolian gazelles.