Teague's Tech Treks

Avoiding tech "OOPS-idents" by Helen Teague

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Got Summer Spare Change? Own a Piece of Tech History!!

ENIGMA MachineThe original 1944 ENIGMA Cipher Machine, used at Bletchley Park during World War 2 to crack the codes of the Nazi Third Reich U-Boats, is up for auction at Christie’s Auction House, June 15 (Thursday) in New York City.

This machine was central to World War 2 and the British used it to crack the codes that won World War 2. The ENIGMA Cypher Maichine performed 159 billion, billion combinations.And it still works!

Also in the auction is the first APPLE 1 1976 Personal Computer made of steel, with 4K (expanded to 12K) of RAM.

Estimated Value is $300,000-500,000

The Christie’s auction is live and online, according Peter Carnett

 

 

 

 

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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.

 

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Special Offers on PBS Summer Courses

 

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My summer plans just became turbo-charged!!! I’m Excited to facilitate a timely and engaging @PBSTeacherline course:

RDLA400 – Developing Passionate Readers in a Digital World.

This course begins June 14th. As a special offer, you can join the class and Save 30% on this new course and a new Math course. Just enroll using the promo codes below!*

Both courses begin on 6/14/17 and graduate credit is available.

*• Developing Passionate Readers in a Digital World – use code PBSREADS

*• Differentiating Math Lessons for a Range of Learners – use code PBS+MATH

(*Offer ends on 6/14/17)

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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

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Photo of Irish Countryside by Helen Teague

 

 

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Grounded Theory Study on Student Voice Using Mobile Phones

Click here to access the study GroundedTheoryAndStudentVoice-1unvwyh

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