10-Rep Learning ~ Teague's Tech Treks

Learning Technology & Tech Observations by Dr. Helen Teague


A wonderful Christmas Story Video

Give yourself a break and watch this delightful video-click the image below to watch to the video.

Mog’s Christmas Calamity by Judith Kerr: https://youtu.be/kuRn2S7iPNU

Mog Christmas Calamity



Great Ideas for this activity-filled week

Just love the title of this post at Engage Their Minds: 4 More Ways to Survive 4 More Days

The post shares these four innovative, non-busy work, activities for eager learners:

Candy Cane S.C.A.M.P.E.R.

Ugly Sweater Challenge (I love the Ugly Sweater fractions!)

Toys Go Out (scroll to the end of this post for a great book idea and a link to lesson plans!)

Quiver and Holiday Writing – augmented reality fun for the holidays

I would add one of my favorites from my classroom teaching days: invite students to create different Christmas wish-lists based on what they know of either famous scientists, writers, explorers, monarchs, politicians, mathematicians, whomever you may have studied this term.

As the image from Engage Their Minds indicates: Keep Calm -there are only four days left!


Weekend Ed. Quote ~ December 11

“A joyful life is an individual creation that cannot be copied from a recipe.” ~Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi





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Games! Games! Games!

GamesGamesGames by Helen Teague

Please read this post, “A Simple Family Gift” at That One Great Idea by an innovative and retired teacher: http://thatonegreatidea.blogspot.com/2015/12/a-simple-family-gift.html

Included in this post is a link to a downloadable game board–perfect for holiday gaming!


Holiday Themed Math Resources & More from PBS Learning Media

Help your class get into the holiday spirit!

Familiar traditions have fascinating and sometimes surprising origins. Get to know the history and significance behind Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and more with our All About the Holidays video collection. View Collection



Google Classroom Tutorial Videos

Google Classroom

Educator/Instructional Guru Miguel Guhlin shared this informative resource: Klista Rader’s Google Classroom tutorial videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxqaiUvU_5BECwx7ERReiAFXkTkOExx6A






Weekend Ed. Quote ~ December 4

“If you are interested in something, you will focus on it, and if you focus attention on anything, it is likely that you will become interested in it. Many of the things we find interesting are not so by nature, but because we took the trouble of paying attention to them.”
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Finding Flow: The Psychology Of Engagement With Everyday Life




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60 Things Students Can Create to Demonstrate What They Know

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