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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.

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Take the SMART kapp iQ Challenge: 30-Day FREE Trial

ATTENTION NY AND NJ! Life has just become easier (and cheaper) for you! The very latest SMART Board flat panel, the SMART kapp iQ, is available FREE for a month-long trial. Just to clarify, that is 720 hours, or 43,200 minutes with the most advanced 4K interactive display on the market. (Kind of a big … Read more

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Sudoku in Google Sheets

Using add-ons for your Google Apps can help you and your students get even more out of each app. Add-ons like Kaizena, Easy-bib, Doctopus, and Flubaroo can help increase efficiency, streamline workflow, and expand the functionality of the individual Google apps. We model using many of these in classroom relevant situations in our Online PD Read more

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Podcasts You Should Listen To–Content and Inspiration

Hello Teachers! We hope you’re enjoying the last couple days before school. However, as you prepare for your next batch of eager learners, you shouldn’t forget to nurture your own love of learning–even after the summer ends.

In one of our previous blogs we discussed podcasts as tools for professional development, focusing on podcasts that … Read more

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Podcasts You Should Listen To–Teaching and Technology

Many people consider podcasting the future of radio, and they’re not entirely wrong. According to an article in the Washington Post last September, they found that in the course of a month, over 75 million people download at least one podcast, and those numbers are only growing. Some podcasts (the infamous Serial comes to mind) even … Read more

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Organize Your Life with Trello

For many teachers and professionals, organization is a key aspect to success. Grading papers, lesson planning, personal deadlines—teachers certainly have a lot to manage! Trello can be the solution to assist with keeping any to-do list in order. As a Trello user, I have become dependent on it to keep track of my daily tasks Read more

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Learning History (and More!) with The Big History Project

What do you get when one of today’s greatest technology thought leaders and education advocates decides to start his own education website? An excellent (and free!) education resource that can be used by teachers and students worldwide.

The Big History Project, founded by Bill Gates and Australian Professor, David Christian, is a free online … Read more

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September Class Preview


The school year is here and at Teq that means new courses specially designed to help you get your year started right. Join us for courses on organizing your computer, prepping your Google Drive and the beginning of our newest Digital Teacher Certification on SMART Notebook 15.1. With busy start of year schedules, don’t forget … Read more

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Guest Blog: 5 Simple Tools for ELA Instruction

Hey teachers,

We hope you’re enjoying your summer with Teq! Today we’re pleased to bring you another contribution from our friends at Learn2Earn.  One of their bloggers has been spending the summer looking up a whole new list of fun ELA tools, and decided to share with us. Enjoy!

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GradeCam: Quizzes and Tests Graded in an Instant

Here at Teq, we have the opportunity to meet tons of new people everyday.  In speaking with a participant in a recent summer PD course, it was suggested I check out a site called GradeCam. At the end of the session, I went back to my desk and checked this site out.  I was … Read more

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Zondle – In Danger of Closing its Doors

There are so many great, free resources for teachers to enhance their learning environment. However, as many of us know, it is not guaranteed that these websites, apps, and programs will remain free (causing teachers some understandable anxiety). On a number of occasions here at Teq, we have featured a great, game-based learning and practice … Read more

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