Teague's Tech Treks

Avoiding tech "OOPS-idents" by Helen Teague

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America’s Greatest Makers” – Must See TV

A new Fall reality show by producer Mark Burnett and Intel will feature a group of aspiring inventors who will compete to create the next big innovation in wearable technology. The show called “America’s Greatest Makers,” which will air on the TBS channel, according to WSJ / CMO Today and Intel.

The show will be preceded by digital and social content in the early stages of competition, where inventors will try to come up with the next Apple Watch or Google Glass. The show is an extension of Intel’s 2014 “Make It Wearable” challenge, according to THR /Live Feed. Makers will create using the Intel Curie hardware module, according to Variety.

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What if Teaching Spotlights were Like This?

 

Sending good wishes to all teachers from K-20 going back to school!

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ August 8

Curriculum is not delivered, it is enacted, and enculturation is the key to deep learning. ~Ron Ritchhart, Creating Cultures of Thinking: The 8 Forces We Must Master to Truly Transform Our Schools

 

 

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ July 25

“Education is not neutral. It is always directive in its attempt to teach students to inhabit a particular mode of agency; enable them to understand the larger world and one’s role in it in a specific way…” Henry A. Giroux

http://www.truth-out.org/archive/component/k2/item/87456:rethinking-education-as-the-practice-of-freedom-paulo-freire-and-the-promise-of-critical-pedagogy

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ July 12

“There is, I think, no point in the philosophy of progressive education which is sounder than its emphasis upon the importance of the participation of the learner in the formation of the purposes which direct his [sic] activities in the learning process, just as there is no defect in traditional education greater than its failure to secure the active cooperation of the pupil in construction of the purposes involved in his studying” ~John Dewey

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Source: Dewey, J. (1938). Experience and education. New York: Macmillan.

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