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Earlier in the year, I wrote a six-part series on the benefits and possible applications of gamification and games in a classroom setting. During the series, I discussed a number of platforms and tools teachers could use to gamify a classroom, as well as some ways pre-made games could be used to teach; however, near … Read more
We’ve all been there at least once. During your curriculum planning, you come across some amazing new technology while browsing for resources–a premium subscription to some fantastic web platform, a set of lessons designed for 1:1 iPads, the latest and greatest interactive projector–and immediately your brain starts buzzing with ways that your students could make … Read more
There’s a lot to look forward to in October with Teq Online PD! Not only do we have a plethora of courses to help you incorporate technology into your classroom in exciting new ways, but we are also able to share them with you on our brand new Online PD platform! During this month we complete … Read more
Many of our readers are already dedicated users of our Online Professional Development, which allowed them access to both live and archived professional development videos, tailored to a wide number of subjects. Well, if that wasn’t good enough, this summer we’ve been working on making our favorite product even better. We are proud … Read more
Today, we welcome the first official day of Fall 2015! I’m sure many of our teachers are happy that they can keep their classroom windows open to welcome a cool, autumn breeze. In addition, you may be looking for engaging lessons to help teach about the change of seasons. To help, we’ve put together a … Read more
As the new school year approached, Google rolled out new features to their learning management platform, Google Classroom. One of the exciting new additions was Questions, which allows you to ask, manage, and grade discussions within Classroom.
These online discussions are great for homework or extension activities based on topics learned in class. Teachers can … Read more
In a previous blog, we introduced you to the engaging 3D educational experience available with zSpace. Well educators, the zSpace system just got even better with recent hardware and software updates. Just before the start of the 2015-2016 school year, zSpace expanded their engaging learning platform with new application releases and an entire new … Read more
Welcome to the 2015-2016 school year!
As your new students settle back into the routine of school, you’ll be taking the time to get to know them: their strengths, their weaknesses, and most importantly, their habits. Helping an entire group of students you’ve just met navigate the new year can be daunting at best—and the demand … Read more
As promised, this August, SMART released the newest version of its Notebook software. With the update to SMART Notebook 15.1, users can create even more dynamic lesson content with the additions to templates in Notebook’s Lesson Activity Builder. In addition, among the largest changes to the software include the updates to the SMART Ink tools … Read more
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