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This is where our team shares their ideas and experiences with educators from around the world. Here you’ll find our blog, Educator Resource Center, video archive, and other resources.

The Teq PD team blogs on a variety of topics, from the Common Core to their favorite apps. You’ll also find the latest company news. The Educator Resource Center contains free-to-download-and-share SMART, ActivInspire, Easiteach, and Mimio lessons organized by subject and grade.

Please feel free to engage with the Teq team here, or through one of our social channels. We look forward to your feedback and invite you to be part of our learning community.

Read the latest posts from our PD Mentors and Curriculum and PD Specialists:

Marc Brea Jason Wanek Andrew Grefig Joe Sanfilippo

Read the latest posts from some of our Instructional Technology Specialists:

Matt Thaxter

Aldebaran’s Update Part 2: Choregraphe 2.1

Aldebaran released the newest version of their signature product, the NAO robot, this June, alongside a new version of their Choregraphe software.  We at Teq have had some time to explore the changes, and have noted quite a few improvements in both the robots and the software that we think teachers will appreciate. In a … Read more

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Aldebaran’s Update, Part 1: NAO Evolution


Aldebaran released the newest version of their signature product, the NAO robot, this June, alongside a new version of their Choregraphe software.  We at Teq have had some time to explore the changes, and have noted quite a few improvements in both the robots and the software that we think teachers will appreciate. Today, I’ll focus on … Read more

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Try SMART amp

New Features in SMART amp

SMART amp has just released two new, exciting features, object attributing and the ability to embed YouTube videos. Particularly exciting is the object attributing where you can now identify who has collaborated in a shared SMART amp workspace. This is a key feature much requested and asked about by Teq PD participants. View the short … Read more

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SMART Notebook

SMART Blocks: Add-on for SMART Notebook 14.2

They’re blocks. They’re smart. They are SMART Blocks. SMART Notebook 14.2 has now been released. We are happy to have this updated version of SMART Notebook 2014 because it brings several updates to features of the software. Check out this post to get a quick peek.

I am most excited for a new add-on called … Read more

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Download a September Calendar for Teq Online PD

Download a September Calendar for Teq Online PD

Download a September calendar for Teq Online PD! Check out all of the courses for this month, and click here if you’d like to be contacted about a subscription. Here are some of the classes you can look forward too:

Close Reading in the High School ELA Classroom

Enhance the way students understand close reading with little-known web, … Read more

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SMART Notebook

New Features in SMART Notebook 14.2

This is a short video to show you the new features coming in SMART Notebook 14.2. New features include: SMART Blocks, Improvements to Math Editing, Object Animation, and Page Recorder.

This will be the first update to SMART Notebook since version 14 was released last spring.

You can request a presentation of all of … Read more

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Teq Technology Integration Catalog

5 Exciting Technologies for Back-to-School

Here at Teq, we are so excited about our new Technology Integration Catalog! These are 5 exciting technologies grabbing the attention of our PD specialists this back-to-school season!

1. Teq Unlimited

Combining the power of Teq Online PD, SMART Notebook™ 14, SMART Notebook Advantage, and SMART amp™ collaborative learning platform, this student- and teacher-centric solution is the … Read more

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How to Flip Your Classroom

Things to Consider Before Flipping Your Classroom (A Guest Blog)

Earlier this week, we introduced a pair of teachers that have been working on a flipped model of the classroom. They’re back to share some key items to keep in mind that they’ve learned over the past year.

Creating Your First Classroom in the Cloud

The back to school time is quickly approaching, … Read more

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Filipped Classroom in NYC

The Flipped Classroom – A Guest Blog Spot

Welcome back everyone! It has been an incredibly productive summer here at Teq. We launched our new studio only a few weeks ago, and we had a few additions and changes to our team.

To kick off the school year, we’re bringing in a few guest bloggers to share their view on a topic we … Read more

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Teq Online PD: Online Professional Development for Teachers

Free Teq Online PD to Welcome You Back to School!

We’re getting the school year started off right with 2 FREE hour-long Teq Online PD sessions! Sign up today to experience what hundreds of teachers are talking about:

Digital Tools for the Writing Process

Focus on integrating collaborative learning tools to increase the quality of students’ writing.
September 8th • 2:30 PM ET
Register at … Read more

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