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Learning Technology & Tech Observations by Dr. Helen Teague


Weekend Ed. Quote ~ December 6, 2019

The Weekend Ed. Quote this week is… a poem!!

The mind is constantly trying to figure out
what page it’s on in the story of itself.
Close the book. Burn the bookmark. End of story.
Now the dancing begins.

~ Ikko Narasaki 

Snow Aerial View

photo by Helen Teague






Weekend Ed. Quote ~ November 29

Compassion is the basis of morality ~                        Arthur Schopenhauer


What is the most compassionate action you can take with your students and with your teachers?


Read more about Schopenhauer at this Link




Weekend Ed. Quote ~ November 22

As you close the doors to your classroom for the Thanksgiving Holiday, be safe and consider this weekend’s u
Travel gives a certain perspective that allows us, for fleeting moments, to drop the defenses of self=deception and see through some of the stories we tell ourselves all out life about who we are and what we have done.” Kazuo Ishiguro 


Breadcrumb trail



Weekend Ed. Quote ~November 15

“Children are naturally inclined to tinker and create and this provides a strong foundation to engage in engineering.”

~Crotty, Guzey, Roehrig, Glancy, Ring-Whalen, 2017, pg. 2



Source: Crotty, E. A., Guzey, S. S., Roehrig, G. H., Glancy, A. W., & Ring-Whalen, E. A. (2017). Approaches to integrating engineering in STEM units and student achievement gain. Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research, 7(2). Retrieved from https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1148&context=jpeer




Weekend Ed. Quote ~ November 8

The Weekend Ed. Quote addresses civics and is in honor of Veteran’s Day, Monday, November 11th



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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ November 1

Change is the end result of all true learning.
~Dr. Leo Buscaglia





Read More about the quote and Dr. Leo Buscaglia at this link




Weekend Ed. Quote ~ October 26

Retell“Having students create to Retell motivates and engages them by providing a more personal connection to classroom content.” ~ Yong Zhao

Yong Zhao is the Foundation Distinguished Professor in the School of Education at the University of Kansas and a professorial fellow at the Mitchell Institute for Health and Education Policy at Victoria University in Australia. Author of Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon? (2014).


Additional Resources for Retelling a Story
Teaching Beginning English Language Learners How To Retell by ELL Teacher Kristen

Retell, Recount, Summarize? A Common Core Shift from Kindergarten to Fourth Grade by Dea Conrad-Curry

Retell Recount Summary: What’s the Difference? by Joan Sedita





Weekend Ed. Quote ~ October 18

“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.” ~Helen Keller

Image by Samuel Rodenhizer





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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ October 11

“Wisdom is not a product of schooling, but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” ~~Albert Einstein

Wisdom Quote by Einstein




Source of quote and photo from Quotation Celebration by Samuel Rodenhizer


Weekend Ed. Quote ~ October 4

Nobody can discover the world for anybody else. It is only after we have discovered it for ourselves that it becomes a common ground and a common bond, and we cease to be alone.

And the world cannot be discovered by a journey of miles, no matter how long, but only by a spiritual journey, a journey of one inch, very arduous and humbling and joyful, by which we arrive at the ground at our feet, and learn to be at home.

~ Wendell Berry



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