Teague's Tech Treks

Learning Technology and other Tech Observations by Dr. Helen Teague

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ April 5

The natural habitat for a child is the creative world… being outside, making shapes out of clouds, having fun, throwing a ball against the wall. It’s not about sitting in front of a screen.

~Tom Kersting, author of the book, Disconnected: How to Reconnect Our Digitally Distracted Kids

photo by Helen Teague

 

 

Reference

Kersting, T. (2016). Disconnected: How to Reconnect Our Digitally Distracted Kids. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform: Scott’s Valley, CA.

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ March 23

“Learning with technology does not happen because a specific tool “revolutionizes” education. It happens when proven teaching strategies intersect with technology tools, and yet it is not uncommon for teachers to use a tool because it is “fun” or because the developer promises it will help students learn.” ~Learning First, Technology Second: The Educators’Guide to Designing Authentic Lessons by Liz Kolb

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ March15

It’s imperative that classroom design is driven by the desire to create personal and authentic learning. ~ Tom Murray,  co-author of Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today

Image from our friend- at #CCEFinland

 

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ March 8

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. ~ Physicist Marie Curie, 1867-1934

 

Happy International Women’s Day~~ Find Resources for this day at PBS Learning Media

Read more about physicist Marie Curie here at the Live Science website

Search for the biographies of other scientists at LiveScience

 

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ March 2

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas. Marie Curie

 

Watch this short, interesting video on Marie Curie from PBS Learning Media

Learn more about physicist Marie Curie from Google Story

Search for the biographies of other scientists at LiveScience

 

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ February 15

I never dreamed about success, I worked for it.” – Estee Lauder, Entrepreneur

 

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ February 8th

“Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one’s self-esteem.”  ~Dr. Thomas Szasz, Professor, State University of New York, (b. 1920- d. 2012)

 

 

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ February 1

Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it. ~Mary Oliver

 

 

 

 

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ January 25

“Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.” ~Napoleon Hill

Read Napoleon Hill’s 17 Principles of Personal Achievement

 

 

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ January 18

“True compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar; it comes to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

 

 

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