4 Activities for Teq’s Winter Solstice Series!
Welcome Winter with wonderful works! While everyone is gearing up for final holiday preparations, a fantastic event may have been overlooked: The Winter Solstice (which just so happens to be TODAY, December 21)! In case you missed it (at 5:44 AM Eastern Standard Time), the Winter Solstice (the shortest day of the year) is an […]
Educational Door Busters!
5 classroom activities for Black Friday and Cyber Monday Looking for a great deal for your classroom during this short school week? Consider incorporating a Black Friday/Cyber Monday inspired lesson! As the excitement of the holiday season begins to take hold, it can sometimes be challenging for students (and teachers) to maintain their focus. Take […]
“Sweet” Google Updates
“G Suite” (formerly known as Google Apps for Education) streamlines classroom productivity Over the past ten years, Google has developed applications that have left a positive impact on the education field. Apps like Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides allow for collaborative opportunities and help K-12 students learn to cultivate digital citizenship skills! Here at Teq, we […]
Exploring the 2016 Presidential Election and its Results with Newsela and SMARTamp
The PD team here at Teq frequently advises educators to explore Newsela. In case you haven’t heard, Newsela (accessed via website or app) is a wonderful resource teachers can utilize to develop students’ literacy skills across all subject areas. Teachers have the ability to alter the lexile level of articles based on students’ individual reading […]
Student Presentations Using “Instagram Stories”
Making the most of your students’ favorite app Instagram is among the most popular social media platforms available. In an effort to compete with “Snapchat Stories,” Instagram released a presentation feature bearing the not-so-unique name, “Instagram Stories” on August 2. Reports imply that Instagram Stories is a direct duplicate of Snapchat Stories and comes fully […]