Teague's Tech Treks

Learning Technology and other Tech Observations by Dr. Helen Teague

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ December 8

The importance of instructional design for learning:

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Instructional designers carry out “the practice of facilitating learning and improving performance by creating, using, and managing appropriate technological processes and resources” (Januszewski & Molenda, 2007).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Citation: Boling, E., Alangari, H., Hajdu, I. M., Guo, M., Gyabak, K., Khlaif, Z., Kizilboga, R., Tomita, K., Alsaif, M., Lachheb, A., Bae, H., Ergulec, F., Zhu, M., Basdogan, M., Buggs, C., Sari, A. and Techawitthayachinda, R. “. (2017), Core Judgments of Instructional Designers in Practice. Perf Improvement Qrtly, 30: 199–219. doi:10.1002/piq.21250

 

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ November 10

“Loneliness kills. It’s as powerful as smoking or alcoholism,” Robert Waldinger, Director on the Harvard Study of Adult Development, one of the world’s longest studies of adult life. “It’s not just the number of friends you have, and it’s not whether or not you’re in a committed relationship,” says Waldinger, “It’s the quality of your close relationships that matters.”

 

How does this insight from the longest studies of adult life impact your educational decisions?

 

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ November 4, 2017

“Good relationships don’t just protect our bodies; they protect our brains…And those good relationships, they don’t have to be smooth all the time. Some of our octogenarian couples could bicker with each other day in and day out, but as long as they felt that they could really count on the other when the going got tough, those arguments didn’t take a toll on their memories,” Robert Waldinger, Director on the Harvard Study of Adult Development, one of the world’s longest studies of adult life.

 

How does this insight from the longest studies of adult life impact your educational decisions?

 

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ October 27

“It’s easy to get isolated, to get caught up in work and not remembering, ‘Oh, I haven’t seen these friends in a long time, so I try to pay more attention to my relationships than I used to.”  ~ Dr. Robert Waldinger, Director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, one of the world’s longest studies of adult life.

 

How does this insight from the longest studies of adult life impact your educational decisions?

 

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ October 20

“When the study began, nobody cared about empathy or attachment. But the key to healthy aging is relationships, relationships, relationships.” ~George Vaillant, researcher on the Harvard Study of Adult Development, one of the world’s longest studies of adult life.

 

How does this insight from the longest studies of adult life impact your educational decisions?

 

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ September 1

As a new month and a new school year begins, the words of George Washington ring true:

“Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.” ~George Washington

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ August 11

“Get comfortable being uncomfortable. That’s how you break the plateau and reach the next level.”

~Chalene Johnson

 

Edorble World

 

 

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Image Source- Photo is a screen grab by Helen Teague while in an Edorble world

 

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