Teague's Tech Treks

Learning Technology and other Tech Observations by Dr. Helen Teague

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ November 12

It is my belief that books are living things…. And as living things, they need to be protected.  ~Holly Black

 

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U.S. Veterans Day Tribute

Thank you to Veteran’s for your sacrifice and commitment to our country. This week’s vote-casting, allowed it involved thousand of volunteers was initially brought to us through your willingness to serve.

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Introduction to Resources in the Library of Congress Veterans History Project (VHP)

Interested in firsthand accounts of combat from Vietnam veterans? Want to know how to research your relative’s military unit? Come find out more during a special presentation by VHP reference specialist Megan Harris.

This introduction provides an overview of VHP’s collections scope, available online resources, how to search the archive using the online database, and how to coordinate use of non-digitized collections. Participants will learn more about VHP’s online exhibits, how to find information about specific units and conflicts, and the vast number of ways in which VHP collections can be utilized in your research.

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Do you have learners who have resigned mentally?

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Special Presentation of the Veterans’ History Project at the Library of Congress July 16

July 16th, Introduction to Resources in the Library of Congress Veterans History Project (VHP)

Want to know more about conducting research using Veterans History Project (VHP) collections? Are you curious about our World War I diary holdings? Interested in firsthand accounts of combat from Vietnam veterans? Want to know how to research your relative’s military unit? Come find out more during a special presentation by VHP reference specialist Megan Harris.

This introduction provides an overview of VHP’s collections scope, available online resources, how to search the archive using the online database, and how to coordinate use of non-digitized collections. Participants will learn more about VHP’s online exhibits, how to find information about specific units and conflicts, and the vast number of ways in which VHP collections can be utilized in your research.

Date:  Saturday, July 16, time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am EDT

Location:  Library of Congress Jefferson Bldg. LJ G-07

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GSEP Student Research Symposium ~ June 18

Excited to present “Intergenerational Digital Storytelling Goes Virtual, Mobile, and Global” at Pepperdine’s GSEP Student Research Symposium.

GSEP Student Research Symposium

http://gsep.pepperdine.edu/

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ June 17

“In my class, each child decides what it is they want to work on,” said teacher Chris Craft of South Carolina. “The goal is for each to figure out a problem they see in their lives, or their communities, or the world, and then figure out a way to make a difference.”

Research Words by Helen Teague

Read the entire conversation at this link

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ May 21

She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live. ~Annie Dillard

books and pinwheelsHappy National Read-a-Thon Day!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ed tech after dark Guest Mod May chat tonight

Don’t miss  tonight @ 10PM EST as Guest Moderator May continues!

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Never joined a Twitter chat? No problem!

The Social Media Coach has a post on How to Participate in a Twitter chat and so does Cybraryman

See you in the chats!

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ May 14

“It’s time to admit we don’t know what we’re doing when it comes to educational technology.” ~Daniel Willingham,  author of Why Don’t Students Like School?

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ May 7

“On demand learning turns the world itself into a potential classroom, library, lab, or studio” ~Bryan Alexander

learning with tech

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