Teague's Tech Treks

Learning Technology and other Tech Observations by Dr. Helen Teague

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ November 27

We write in response to what we read and learn; and in the end we write out of our deepest selves. ~Andrea Barrett, author of The Air We Breathe

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ November 20

 

1st Thanksgiving Photo by Helen Teague

1st Thanksgiving Photo by Helen Teague

Thankful for education this weekend:

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” ~ Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

This website offers Thanksgiving printables on Abraham Lincoln’s Proclamation on Thanksgiving

This Prezi presents reasons to be thankful for education

Read more here and here

This website offers 20 Thanksgiving writing prompts to use in the classroom

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Advice for Teams

Every team needs a deviant

 

 

A quote from the May, 2009 HBR article, Why Teams Don’t Work.

This article was my featured post yesterday.

Do you agree or disagree?

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Is All Teamwork Beneficial?

Although this article originally appeared in May, 2009, the points it makes continue to have merit.

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New York Times Affordable Student Rates

The New York Times is cheaper than ever for college students. The Times is now offering new student subscribers a $1 a week digital package, which grants full access to NYTimes.com and its apps.

Any student who is interested needs to sign up using a valid school email address and their  graduation year.

 

 

Information Source: Fishbowl

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ November 14

A childhood without books – that would be no childhood. That would be like being shut out from the enchanted place where you can go and find the rarest kind of joy. ~Astrid Lindgren, author of Pippi Longstocking

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Weekend Ed. Quote~November 7 ~ New Ways of Thinking

The important thing in science is not so much to obtain new facts as to discover new ways of thinking about them.Sir William Henry Bragg, Nobel Prize winning British physicist, chemist, mathematician

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Quote included in: Mishra, P., & Koehler, M. (2006). Technological pedagogical content knowledge: A framework for teacher knowledge. The Teachers College Record, 108(6), 1017-1054.

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Internet Safety Scenarios

Students encounter difficult situations online every day. (“Should I be looking at this?” “This Snapchat seems offensive.”) To help students develop appropriate, well-reasoned, and self-protecting actions and reactions for these situations, educator Matt Harris shares a list of nine internet safety scenarios that teachers can play
out with their students. Maybe they should make a digital citizenship version of Whose Line

 

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Live Long And Buy Subscription-on-Demand

Star Trek Boldly Goes to CBS All Access in 2017

CBS is bringing back Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek, but the new series will boldly go where no previous iteration of the show has gone before: on a digital platform. In a first for CBS, the network announced Monday morning that a new Star Trek series will premiere in 2017 with new characters, imaginative new worlds, and new civilizations on the broadcast network. Then it will  move to the network’s subscription-on-demand service called CBS All Access, which costs $6.00 per month (Adweek). CBS All Access already features every previous episode of Star Trek (Mashable). The CBS All Access Star Trek.
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