10-Rep Learning ~ Teague's Tech Treks

Learning Technology & Tech Observations by Dr. Helen Teague

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What if you just want to draw?

In this TED Talk, “How a Boy Became an Artist,” Jarrett J. Krosoczka tells how he grew up to create beloved children’s books.

As one of my grad students wrote, “Jarrett Krosoczka mesmerized his audience…and me…as he picture talked through his life from the addicted artist that was his mother through the punctuated moments his teachers and grandparents made, to significant events like art lessons and a video camera, to his first publishing, and beyond. It appears that the teachers who impacted him were the ones who gave him the skills, his first grade teacher, and the teachers who gave him the opportunity to use his creativity in authentic ways, such as the cartoonist for the high school paper.”

Hope you agree!

 

 

TED Talk Video Link: https://www.ted.com/talks/jarrett_j_krosoczka_how_a_boy_became_an_artist?language=en

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Nerd Research Minute ~ Ebooks

Remote Learning and Remote working has shoved and pushed us into learning and working online. That means that reading, writing, thinking, and creating often occurs online.
How does digital activity inform the affordance of Digital Reading and eBooks? 
“Digital will continue to grow for a while at least, and continue to exist, because it is becoming part of the world we inhabit at a level below our notice, no more remarkable than roads or supermarkets. E-books are here to stay because digital is, and quite shortly we’ll stop having this debate about paper vs. eBooks because it will no longer make a lot of sense.” (Harkaway, 2014).  
 
Harkaway, N. “Paper vs. Digital Reading Is an Exhausted Debate.” March 2014. Retrieved from http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2014/mar/31/paper-vs-digital-reading-debate-ebooks-tim-waterstone

 


 

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Author Study by PBS TeacherLine grad students

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PBS Course in Digital Reading Begins Monday, October 12– Register Now!

Want to earn three graduate course hours before Thanksgiving? PBS Course in Digital Reading (Teaching Lifelong Reading Habits) begins Monday, October 12– Register Now for RDLA235.32 at the PBS TeacherLine catalog

RDLA Course Calendar

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PreK-12 Resources for New School Routines from PBS Learning Media

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ July 31

This week’s ed. quote is a nod to the Digital Immigrant Pioneers of the past


“In an inquiry learning environment we never want to suggest that all that can be said on a topic has been said. And learners need to be able to return to old forums to re-read and decide for themselves what it all meant. So we leave one session’s discussions behind to focus on new ones, but old ones are never really closed in the very brief courses we facilitate.” ~Marsha West, PBS TeacherLine pioneer, 2005

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Enroll in PBS Courses for Teachers- March and April courses are ready!!

 

 

 

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Reading Across The Globe ~ #PBSReaders4Life

 

 

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New Year – New Courses from PBS TeacherLine

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PBS Educator-Learners Creating Literacy Initiatives

 

Larger Version, Slightly Better Readability

Pause to read Learner’s Goals


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