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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:

Jaclyn Wickham Matt Thaxter
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
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SMART Notebook

New eBook: 10 Little-Known Tricks for SMART Notebook 14

You can now download our latest eBook, 10 Little-Know Tricks for SMART Notebook 14!

About SMART Notebook

SMART Notebook is the standard for creating, delivering, and managing interactive lessons within a single application. With our new eBook, let our professional development specialists walk you through SMART Notebook’s features step-by-step.

About the New eBook

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Teq Online PD: Online Professional Development for Teachers

SMART Notebook, iPad Apps, SMART amp, & 40+ Live Courses Before September

Teq Online PD is a great professional development resource for teachers looking to improve their knowledge and skills around classroom technology leading up to the new school year. Beginning this week, Teq Online PD will have professional development courses for SMART Notebook, iPads apps, and a new intro course for SMART amp. If you have … Read more

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If this then that

If You’re an Educator, Then Read This (If This, Then That, Part 2)

Previously On The Teq Blog… Last time, we discussed what IFTTT was (If you didn’t read that post, Then check it out and come back here) and some of the ways it could be used in the classroom. Around that time, my kids and I created a “recipe” to send me weather data for … Read more

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Teq Online PD: Online Professional Development for Teachers

5 Reasons to Learn with a Teq Online PD Summer Pass

Congratulations! You’ve made it through another year! But it’s only a matter of time until you’re back in preparation mode again. This summer, get a head start and join our team of professional development specialists as we present our top 5 reasons why you should sign up for Teq’s online PD today!

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Blendspace

Playlists aren’t just for music anymore

In the age of internet-connected devices and “e” everything, there exists a high need for solutions to manage our educational content and resources. Most likely, you have playlists of songs in your iTunes library, or perhaps you’ve got the entire season of Breaking Bad recorded on your DVR. Either way, the goal is to centralize … Read more

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Try SMART amp

How to Add an Image to a SMART amp Workspace

Few things are as important in the learning process as visual aids. From apples and ants to represent words that start with the letter a, to maps, diagrams and yes, even “selfies,” our brain has sophisticated image recognition capabilities to support learning.

SMART amp collaborative learning software allows users to take full advantage of its … Read more

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Teq Online PD: Online Professional Development for Teachers

New Features in Teq Online PD

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In the latest update to Teq Online PD, administrators now have the option to recommend courses to members of their group. This much-requested feature is ideal for schools looking to get teachers started with courses focused on a particular technology tool or curricular … Read more

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Chirbit in the classroom

Can You Hear Me Now? Supporting Learners with Audio Resources from Chirbit

Creating and making use of audio files has become a way of life for many of us ever since the first iPod and the beginnings of the iTunes store. There are a number of ways that our students make use of audio files. As consumers of audio, students can benefit if they have a preference … Read more

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Try SMART amp

Adding a SMART Notebook file to a SMART amp Workspace

In the following video, you will see how to insert a SMART Notebook file into a SMART amp workspace. This feature allows teachers to easily share lessons with students as a follow up to whole-group instruction.

The students will be able to review the pages of the file, and as the teacher, you don’t have … Read more

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