Teague's Tech Treks

Avoiding tech "OOPS-idents" by Helen Teague

By

Weekend Ed. Quote ~ June 23

“When you sit in front of a kindergartner with a stopwatch in your hand, and she can’t bark out letters fast enough to earn the score of proficient, and you’re recording all of it, you aren’t teaching her to read, you’re teaching her to hate reading.”
~Philip Kovacs, Associate Professor of Education at the University Alabama at Huntsville. 

Quote furnished from one of my online learners, a dedicated professional educator in the PBSTeacherLine course, Developing Passionate Readers in the Digital Age

 

BookClock

 

~~~

More Weekend Ed. Quotes

By

Weekend Ed. Quote ~ June 16

Develop a passion for learning. If you do you will never cease to grow. ~Anthony D’Angelo

 

Google Field Trip

 

 

~~~

More Weekend Ed. Quotes

By

Weekend Ed. Quote ~ June 9

“The question is no longer whether or not impactful informal learning is happening in online spaces, rather the question is how will we research learning and learners within and across online spaces in order to better understand the confluences of meaning making that are occurring in diverse social media spaces” (Source: http://innovatelearningreview.org/tcc-2017-changing-to-learn-learning-to-change/*)

Research Words by Helen Teague

 

Further Reading:

Gerber, H. R., Abrams, S. S., Curwood, J. S., & Magnifico, A. M. (2016). Conducting qualitative research of learning in online spaces. SAGE Publications.

 

~~~

More Weekend Ed. Quotes

By

Weekend Ed. Quote ~ June 2

Especially for summer vacation, either upcoming or process:

“Still round the corner there may wait, A new road or a secret gate.” ~J. R. R. Tolkien

PhotoByTeague

Photo of Irish Countryside by Helen Teague

 

 

~~~

More Weekend Ed. Quotes

By

Weekend Ed. Quote ~May 26

Good leaders are authentic and warm. They don’t have to show that they’re in control because they empower team members. ~Susan Peppercorn, CEO, Positive Workplace Partners

(The same is true for teachers and administrators too!)

John Maxwell’s 6 Strategies to Empower Team Members

  • Ask questions… often. …
  • Listen closely. …
  • Identify patterns. …
  • Challenge people’s thinking. …
  • Encourage a focus on solutions. …
  • Model the importance of reflection.

 

~~~

More Weekend Ed. Quotes

Skip to toolbar