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More than 2000 links are organized into 25 categories.  Browse the categories and sub categories to find links to web sites with information you can use to build and sustain strong organizations helping youth move through school and into jobs and careers.  Some of the links point to older pages on some web sites. Click to the "home" page to find the most current information being shared. Look for social media links and connect with these organizations in social media. Look for the resource pages and visit sites that these organizations point to. This is a huge resource and it keeps growing. As you get to know what's here, by frequent visits,  it will grow in its value to you.

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“Is it really the goal of schools to create college and career ready students?”
The author, Aaron Maurer, posed this question on Twitter and is exploring it on his blog. This is a fundamental question we all should be thinking about as we develop tutoring/mentoring and learning programs.

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Annotation tools for deeper learning, collaboration
I created this blog article in January 2016 to point to several different web sites and blogs that were demonstrating and discussing annotation tools. Take a look and apply this in your classroom or your tutor/mentor program.

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Beyond Literacy Link
This blog article challenges us to help students develop learning habits that enable them to survive and thrive in the future digital world. Read and share with others.

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Building Intentional Networks That Drive Impact - KUMU blog
Lots of good ideas for building networks and systems thinking shared on this site and in this article.

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Digital Media and Learning Blog - stimulate your thinking
This article titled "Literacies and Fallacies" is one of many stimulating articles that expands our thinking about digital media and learning.

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Domain of One’s Own (DoOO) - a project at the University of Mary Washington
From the web site: "The DoOO project allows UMW students, faculty, and staff to register their own domain name and associate it with a hosted web space, free of charge while at UMW. With their Domain and corresponding web space, users will have the opportunity and flexibility to design and create a meaningful and vibrant digital presence." Do a Google search for domain of owns own and you'll find many articles that expand your understanding of this project and the scope of universities involved.

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How Makerspace Helps Youth See Their Value
School and non-school leaders should take a look at this article and consider building their own makerspace as a way to help young people explore and learn.

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How the Digital Humanities are using Slack
The full title of this blog article is "How the Digital Humanities are using Slack to support and build a geographically dispersed intellectual community." For those seeking to build an on-line community that shares ideas and seeks to solve complex problems, learning more about emerging platforms, such as Slack, is important.

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Julian Stodd's Learning Blog - To Seek, To Strive
This is one of a series of articles that use interesting visualizations to emphasize the idea being shared.

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Manifesto 15: ideas, visions for the future of learning
This starts with: "In a world consumed with uncertainty and a growing sense of the obsolescence of our education systems, how can we ensure the success of ourselves as individuals, our communities, and the planet? We need to evolve education. This manifesto represents a snapshot of our ideas, visions for the future, and what we have learned to date about learning and education. This text serves as a reference point to help us understand how we’ve done so far and what actions we need to take next.

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Peeragology Handbook - techniques for peer learning and peer knowledge production
From the web site introduction: "Peeragogy is a flexible framework of techniques for peer learning and peer knowledge production. As pedagogy theoretically articulates the transmission of knowledge from teachers to students, peeragogy describes the way peers produce and utilize knowledge together. With OER, wikis, the internet, Free Software and mobile networks, groups of people can learn, connect and create knowledge together inside and outside of formal institutions in ways never before possible. These tools can facilitate connected learning, and collaborative engagement but they only work well when combined with practices that work well for the people involved."

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Results of Learning Preferences Survey - 2017 article
For anyone involved with on-line learning, coaching and training the results of this survey should be alarming and should challenge folks to innovate better ways to engage learners.

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The Center for Innovative Research in Cyber Learning
From the web site: "New technologies change what and how people learn. Informed by learning science, cyberlearning is the use of new technology to create effective new learning experiences that were never possible or practical before." Browse the site and do your own learning.

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The Marginal Syllabus - connecting learners via annotation
From the web site: "The Marginal Syllabus seeks to advance educator professional development about education in/equity through the use of participatory learning technologies" such as annotation, digital redlining, social media, etc. Not just for traditional educators.

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The University Center for Writing Based Learning (DePaul) blog
From the site: "The University Center for Writing-based Learning promotes the development of writers, writing instruction, written texts, and the use of writing as a powerful and ubiquitous modality of and for learning." This page points to blog articles written by staff to share ideas with their network.

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World is Open - links library at TrainingShare
While the links in the library on the Tutor/Mentor Connection site focus specifically on issues related to poverty, volunteering, tutoring/mentoring, etc. the links in the TrainingShare site can take you to knowledge and learning information, curriculum, collections hosted throughout the world. It will take time to become familiar with all of this so book mark the site and visit often.

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adVancEducation by Vance Stevens
Vance Stevens teaches computing at Petroleum Institute in Abu Dhabi. After a 20-year career in English language teaching, usually as CALL specialist and coordinator, he worked in software development in California as educational technology consultant, before returning to the Middle East as ed tech coordinator for a language school in Abu Dhabi. There he founded the online community Webheads resulting in involvement in many community-based online professional development endeavors which have formed the basis of his professional development life this past decade.

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Analysis of Civic Engagement in Digital Age report
This e-democracy blog does some thoughful analysis of the 2013 Civic Engagement in Digital Age report by the PEW Internet project and posts some challenging questions. I would like to see this discussed among volunteers and youth in tutor/mentor programs across the country.

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Articles about learning, work, innovation in networked era
This blog is written by Harold Jarche who "helps organizations learn, work, and innovate in the network era." His writing adds perspective and understanding to topics like complexity theory into practical advice.

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Barriers to Adoption of Online Learning Systems in Higher Ed
This Ithaka S+R report is a landscape review of important developments in online learning today. Read the blog and download the PDF.

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Big Shoulders Fund STEM Scholars Program blog
This is blog managed by Chicago middle grade students "to share the experiences of STEM Scholars with family, friends, and the world."

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Blogging and the Future of Advocacy
This Blog, written by Ethan Zuckerman, offers many ideas for ways non-profits might use blogs as part of collaborative advocacy. T/MC has been following since 2007. In his introduction page Zukerman says, I now require my students to blog any lectures they attend, as I’ve discovered that I listen differently – and better – when I’m trying to turn someone else’s talk into a blog post. I think that's great advice.

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Building a 'taxonomy of civic technology' - Microsoft blog
This article helps a reader understand the world of civic technology, but it also offers a model of how others might build a deeper understanding of people and organizations working in other sectors.

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California Commonwealth Club - podcasts
From the web site: "The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum. We bring more than 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy to more than 20,000 members." This link points to podcasts.

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Challenges of creating national conversation about key issues - 2013 article
For those trying to build local/national discussions around key issues, this blog article showing challenges of a failed nation-wide project (“Let’s Talk America”) can provide useful ideas to support your own efforts.

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