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Ryan Boren
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Here’s a recap of my education-related reading and writing from September. My Writing Unqualified for Tech, STEAM > STEM, and Tech Ethics Lower Ed, Paying the Price, and Weapons of Math Destruction Compassion is not coddling. Design for real life. The…
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Cassidy-Graham suggests a willingness to accept American lives as the cost of political gain. Without exaggeration, lives and futures are in peril. We witness this cruelty in anguish. Vote against this bill. Restore normal order.
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#LowerEd shows exploitation of vulnerable. #PayingthePrice tells how we fail them. #WeaponsofMathDestruction outlines tools we made to do it — Kyle Johnson (@kyleejohnson) September 3, 2017 Lower Ed shows exploitation of vulnerable. Paying the Price tells…
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The #UnqualifiedForTech discussion is an important one. In response to the Equifax CSO being ridiculed for having a music degree instead of a tech degree, many tech workers pointed out that they too don’t have tech degrees, or degrees at all. Some of the…
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Compassion is an essential tech skill that needs to be taught as an integral part of tech education. Source: Get Ready for the Future – JavaScript Scene – Medium "Compassion is an essential tech skill that needs to be taught as an integral part of tech…
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The title of this post flips the focus of the diagnostic lens from neurodivergent students to neurotypical adults. Let’s take a look at the neurotypical mind using the pathologizing language of disorder. Neurotypical syndrome is a neurobiological disorder…
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Graham-Cassidy is a Medicaid abolition bill. It destroys Medicaid as we know it. It cuts up the safety net into 50 pieces and distributes those shreds to the states. The tatters get smaller and smaller each year until there is nothing left. Nothing left…
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I am writing in opposition to HR620, the ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017. HR620 further shifts the burden of compliance from businesses to disabled people. We disabled folks are expected to be civil rights lawyers laboriously advancing the public…
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Extrinsic motivators don’t work very well, especially when they are mandatory. Intrinsic motivators like autonomy, mastery, and purpose are far more effective. Reading logs are extrinsic motivators. They are almost always presented as mandatory, going so…
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hypersensory, hyper empathy overdeveloped sense of justice, social justice hypersensitive to other’s energy painful overabundance of empathy, need to turn off empathy, self-defensive expressive shutdown to defend exhausting overwhelming flood of feeling…
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