10-Rep Learning ~ Teague's Tech Treks

Learning Technology & Tech Observations by Dr. Helen Teague


Microsoft stops Windows 7 support tomorrow – Here’s what to do…

Microsoft stops Windows 7 support tomorrow – Here’s what to do…

If you are using Windows 7, or (more likely), you possibly have a computer lab with Windows 7 on it, Here’s what to do…


Weekend Ed. Quote ~ January 10

“According to Purkey and Novak (2016), an invitational stance begins with teachers’ beliefs about students–that “people are able, valuable and responsible and should be treated accordingly” (p. 11). Another key belief would be that “people possess relatively boundless potential in all areas of worthwhile human endeavor” (p. 11). Inviting teachers communicate that they care about their students in every interaction with them. They demonstrate optimism when interacting with students, and they show respect to them while creating an atmosphere of trust in the classroom.

Purkey and Novak (2016) identified the 5 Ps of Invitational Education and used a starfish as a metaphor. Inviting educators (people) can focus on being invitational in the areas of places, policies, programs, and processes.” ~Jenny Edwards

Amelia Teaching

photo by Helen Teague



Edwards, J. L. (2010). Inviting students to learn: 100 tips for talking effectively with your students. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.

Purkey, W. W., & Novak, J. M. (1996). Inviting school success: A self-concept approach to teaching, learning and democratic
practice (3rd ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Purkey, W. W., & Novak, J. M. (with A. T. Schoenlein, Ed.) (2016). Fundamentals of Invitational Education (2nd ed.). Huntington, NY: The International Alliance for Invitational Education.





STEAM Differentiation Jeopardy Week 1

STEAM Differentiation STEAM Challenge Question (Week 1)

STEAM Differentiation Jeopardy Wk1




Click here to see all STEAM Differentiation questions


Gaskins, N. (2016). The new face of STEAM [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://www.edutopia.org/blog/the-new-face-of-steam-nettrice-gaskins


Weekend Ed. Quote ~ January 3, 2020

“A Student is the most important person ever in this school…in person, on the telephone, or by mail.
A Student is not dependent on us…we are dependent on the Student.
A Student is not an interruption of our work..the Student’s the purpose of it. We are not doing a favor by serving the Student…the Student is doing us a favor by giving us the opportunity to do so.
A Student is a person who brings us his or her desire to learn. It is our job to handle each Student in a manner which is beneficial to the Student and ourselves.”
~ William Purkey, Inviting School Success


Personal Photo of Helen Teague, please do not claim it as your own. 🙂





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