Teague's Tech Treks

Learning Technology and other Tech Observations by Dr. Helen Teague

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Ed Tech After Dark- Join the peer-to-peer discussion tonight

 

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Chromebook Accessibility Features Every Teacher Should Know about

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ April 6

“We also know that increasing vocabulary knowledge has a direct impact on comprehension and plays a role in overall school success.” ~Robert Marzano, Marzano’s  Six-Step Vocabulary Process, Marzano’s Top 10 Characteristics of Effective Vocabulary Instruction  

This week’s quote is courtesy of Paula, in PBS TeacherLine’s course, An Introduction to Underlying Principles and Research for Effective Literacy Instruction

Vocabulary Word cloud

 

 

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Helping High School Researchers Develop Questioning and Research Skills- IC4 Research

Several action item requests emerged from the recent IC4 Advisory Board meeting. One of the action items came from teachers who noted that high school students needed opportunities to develop research skills in other courses besides ELA and the traditional research paper project.

I am working on just such a resource. One of the main starting points for all research is the ability to wonder and then turn wonder into an essential research question.

Given that most students learn best from visual resources, I’m using the StoryboardThat app to create the masthead for the emerging researchers resource.

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ March 31

 “Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.”       ~John Locke

bookAndMug

#NationalReadingMonth

 

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Mathematics and Technology Coalesce in IC4 Research Themes

After our team meeting, with both face-to-face and virtual participation from teachers, graduate students, professors, team leaders, and students, the following themes appeared across the transcripts of digital notes:

Day1WordCloudOfGoogleSpreadsheetNotes

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ March 23

“Children may remain confused about learning to read unless they develop fundamental concepts of print.”
~Concepts of Print, Letter Naming, and Phonemic Awareness 

 

National Book Festival Teague

 

#NationalReadingMonth

 

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Mathematics and Technology Coalesce in IC4 Research

The catalytic component of mathematics instruction and video technology makes great strides in learning for high school students, thanks to the NSF-sponsored research of the IC4 team, directed by Dr. Eric Hamilton, principal investigator.

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Weekend Ed. Quote March 16 2018

Looking back to a quote from awhile ago…50 years! It is called “Make Them Read

MakeThemRead

 

 

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