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Learning Technology & Tech Observations by Dr. Helen Teague

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ September 25

Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 – October 15, 2020

 

 

 

 

There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.
― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist, from Reclaiming Failure blog

 

 


 

#HispanicHeritageMonth started in 1968 and continues to celebrate achievement! 

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Hispanic Heritage Month ~ Salute to Gil Coronado

Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 – October 15, 2020

 

 

 

“Anything is possible when you believe in the mission. Gil Coronado knew the importance of celebrating the heritage and accomplishments of all Hispanic Americans, and he made it happen. We salute your vision and determination!” ~Air Force Civilian Service. Coronado was the driving force behind expanding National Hispanic Heritage from a week into a month.

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#HispanicHeritageMonth started in 1968 as a weekly commemoration and continues to celebrate achievement! 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ September 18

Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 – October 15, 2020

 

 

 

 

“The elasticity of imagination and compassion is what writing and reading promote.”
~Julia Alvarez

 

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#HispanicHeritageMonth started in 1968 and continues to celebrate achievement! 

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Happy Constitution Day 2020

Happy Constitution Day and Citizenship Day!

Whether you want to focus on face-to-face activities or digital activities, here are some personalized suggestions:

Ms. Amelia Wildman, Ascent Classical Academy Northern Colorado used colored paper printouts cut into categories to reinforce the Articles of the Constitution

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As a big cheerleader for personalized instruction, I’ve used JigsawPlanet to create two “Easy” puzzles for students learning remotely or in the classroom.
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Click the image above or this link to solve the puzzle: https://tinyurl.com/Pompeius1

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preview12pieceDr.T’s Constitution Puzzle Grid

Click the image above or this link to solve the puzzle: https://tinyurl.com/Pompeius2

 

Fun Fact Link Note: “Pompeius” is the Latin word for puzzle.

As always, it is fun to use a site such as Jigsaw Planet to create your own puzzles or create with students.

 

Happy Constitution Day!

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 is Constitution Day and Citizenship Day 

Constitution DayConstitution Day and Citizenship Day is Thursday, September 17, 2020. The purpose of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is to commemorate the creation and signing of the supreme law of the land and to honor and celebrate the privileges and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship for both native-born and naturalized citizens. It truly is a blessing to be a citizen of our great country.

 Many resources are available to celebrate and commemorate Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. Citizenship Day

 

Grand Canyon University has resources for students and faculty at this link: https://cirt.gcu.edu/teaching3/constitution with an overview of the meaning, history, and implications of Constitution Day, as well as resources and activities that test your knowledge about the Constitution.  

The Library of Congress, my “Go-To” resource for interesting artifacts, has an extensive catalog of Primary source documents from Law, Legislature, Executive Branch, and more at this link: https://loc.gov/law/help/commemorative-observations/constitution-day.php 

The United States Citizenship an Immigration Service has historical information and many resources for Constitution Day and Citizenship Day at this link: https://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/resources-for-educational-programs/constitution-day-and-citizenship-day

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Update:

Larry P. Arnn
President, Hillsdale College

“The Constitution and the Rule of Law”
William P. Barr | Attorney General of the United States

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Hispanice Heritage Month – September 15 – October 15, 2020

Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 – October 15, 2020

 

 

Today marks the 199th anniversary of Central American Independence and the beginning of the U.S. celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. From history, arts, inventions, sports, and more, Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates achievement!

Keep up with Hispanic Heritage Month through Social Media at the hashtag #HispanicHeritageMonth

Today, when you use the Google search engine, please note the spotlight on Felicitas Mendez in the Google Banner (referred to as a “Google Doodle”):

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Please return to this blog for more spotlight resources to highlight Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Remembering 9/11

GCU Lope Show celebrates patriotism
To commemorate 9/11, the latest episode of “The GCU Lope Show with Caleb Duarte” is dedicated to members of GCU’s ROTC program. It includes an interview with the program’s new Captain, Troy Merkle, a GCU Army ROTC cadet who graduated in 2011. To watch the show, go to the GCU YouTube page tonight and search for GCU Lope Show.

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The Power of Effective Questioning Strategies ~ Nicole Biscotti

From the Twitter Archives, August 31, 2019… this tweet became the basis for one of my educational resolutions at the start of 2020, before the pandemic changed my halcyon little resolution activity.


When Students ask Questions they:

1. Take responsibility
2. Are engaged
3. Have confidence
4. Trust their Teachers
5. Are empowered
How do we support & empower our Students by encouraging inquiry in our classrooms?
by Nicole Biscotti, M.Ed.

 

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ September 4

“Purpose is the essential element of you.” — Chadwick Boseman (1976 – 2020)

Full Quote: “Purpose is an essential element of you. It is the reason you are on the planet at this particular time in history. Your very existence is wrapped up in the things you are here to fulfill. Whatever you choose for a career path, remember, the struggles along the way are only meant to shape you for your purpose.”

 

 

 

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