Teague's Tech Treks

Avoiding tech "OOPS-idents" by Helen Teague

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ April 28

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children and not for the education of all adults of every age?
~Erich Fromm

 

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Current Research Project on Gifted Student Populations

Implementing an Integrated Curriculum Model (ICM) to Address Underachievement in Gifted Student Populations

Project goal: Peer-Reviewed Journal Submission

Background and Motivation
A huge area of focus in curriculum for gifted learners is the Integrated Curriculum Model (ICM) and Joyce VanTassel-Baska’s research. is the big name. Much of the ICM & Joyce VanTassel-Baska‘s work was translating Hilda Taba’s curriculum ideas for a gifted audience. Is there an application addressing the social-emotional needs of gifted, especially underachievement of gifted population and the agency that teachers may or may not have over it.

 

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Math Awareness Month Offer from PBS TeacherLine

It’s Math Awareness Month! Get 30% off @pbsteacherline’s newest math course; enroll by 5/31 with code “PBS+MATH”. http://to.pbs.org/2n9NH4p
PBS + MATH = SUCCESS 4 You!

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ April 21

What do they know? They know that human qualities such as intellectual skills, could be cultivated. ~Carol Dweck, Mindset, The New Psychology of Success

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Images of Aging 2016-2017 Photo Contest Winners Announced!

Our Images of Aging Photo Contest drew many entries in the categories of Black & White, Color, and Mobile.  This year our Mobile Category had the most submissions with 21 entries. Awards were presented today at the Images of Aging Recognition Luncheon at the Williams Performing Arts Center to our gifted photographers.

Students, Please consider joining this elite group of photographers from all disciplines who appreciate the older adults in their lives and enjoy the digital photography! Faculty, please consider encouraging your students to submit a photograph to next year’s Images of Aging Contest.

All who entered are winners because they captured a moment in the lives of aging adults. Here are the photos of the  judges choices in each category.

Category: Black & White

1st Place Black and White

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Runner-Up Black & White

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Category: Color

1st Place Color Category

Runner up Color

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Category: Mobile

1st Place Mobile

RunnerUpMobile

Special thanks to Donna Hester, from the Department of Theater,  for her help with our luncheon and photograph staging. For the Images of Aging Photo Contest, gifted ACU students across campus were encouraged to take and submit photographs that included at least one person who is 60 years of age or older.

#PGCACU

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