Teague's Tech Treks

Learning Technology and other Tech Observations by Dr. Helen Teague


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




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Weekend Ed. Quotes ~ May 22

“You can’t teach people everything they need to know. The best you can do is position them where they can find what they need to know when they need to know it.” Seymour Papert, MIT mathematician, educator, computer scientist.

From Designing Digitally, Inc.: http://www.designingdigitally.com/blog/2015/03/10-fascinating-quotes-about-online-learning#ixzz3YSZTKR2M



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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ April 18

…Learning is not merely the acquisition of knowledge. It is the becoming of a person who inhabits the landscape with an identity whose dynamic construction reflects our trajectory through that landscape. This journey within and across practices shapes who we are.” ~ Etienne Wenger-Trayner, et al



Source: Etienne Wenger-Trayner, et al (2015). Learning in Landscapes of Practice. Routledge.

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Weekend Ed. Quote~January 10

“Learning is a change of cognitive structures that occurs as a result of experiences.”

~Dr. Andy Johnson, Reading Specialist, How Humans Learn: Brain and Mind YouTube Video


Always Keep Learning



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Krathwohl’s Affective Domain

For Amelia


Source: https://giftedmmiller.wikispaces.com/file/view/Affective_Taxonomy.gif/54918972/Affective_Taxonomy.gif











Applying Krathwohl's Domain

Source: https://spatkinson.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/slide2.jpg












Reference Links:







https://giftedmmiller.wikispaces.com/ (excellent podcasts on gifted learners, creative learners and Bertie Kingore)

Anderson, L., & Krathwohl, D. (2000) A Taxonomy for Learning, Teaching, and Assessing: A Revision of Bloom’s Taxonomy of Educational Objectives. Pearson.







10 Famous Plagiarists

This picture shared by a talented teacher in the online class I teach. We’ve been discussing plagiarism and copyright. This site by Colin Purrington also contains effective strategies for teachers, administrators, and college professors for teaching copyright and plagiarism.







Picture Source: Purrington, C.B. Preventing Plagiarism. Retrieved July 28, 2014 from http://colinpurrington.com/tips/academic/preventing-plagiarism


Weekend Ed. Quotes~February 8

learning with tech

Learning has to be felt for it to be effective . . . It is this essential feeling level that is often either not recognized or ignored by teachers. Only when work is at an experiential feeling level can a change of understanding take place. ~Gavin Bolton, 1979




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Quote Source: Asking Better Questions. Norah Morgan and Juliana Saxton. 2006, page 33.


Color Visuals

As I continue on my trek though post-graduate higher ed., the amount of reading seems to exponentially increase in direct proportion to the amount of consulting projects I have to complete.

Here is an informative and engaging infographic that explains why our reading instruction would benefit from visual cues and curricular tie-ins:

color visuals

Color visuals increase the willingness to read by 80%

To see the full infographic, with 12 additional reasons why our brains need visuals to process learning, click here

Special thanks to Mary White for sharing this infographic with me.




Weekend Ed. Quote~September 29

Learning then also shifts from being rigid and prescribed to more permeable and malleable as the learner embraces the uniqueness of who they are, what they are learning and why it is important the them in their particular situation of life
~Kroth, M., & Boverie, P. (2009).


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Breakthroughs in the Science of Learning

Breakthroughs in the Science of Learning

1. More information doesn’t mean more learning

2. The Brain is highly dynamic

3. Emotion influences the ability to learn

4. Mistakes are an essential part of learning A recent study found that students performed better in school and felt more confident when they were told that failure was a normal part of learning, bolstering a growing body of research that suggests much of the same.

5. The brain needs novelty turns out boredom really can kill you

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