Yearly Archives: 2008
Before we get into reviewing the best of the TeqSmart blog, let us start by making a few declarations:
- 2008 was a great year for TeqSmart. We worked with awesome schools and teachers all over the country. Over the last twelve months, we saw groups of educators who had never touched a SMART Board grow
We hope teachers are enjoying their vacations, breaking off in the middle of family dinners to check our blog. Perhaps sneaking a peak on their iPhones and Blackberries while everyone sings “Auld Lang Syne.”
Tomorrow we will put up our year end post, but today we want to introduce you to the SMART Board 600i … Read more
For anyone interested in a fun Christmas activity for the SMART Board, try The Gingerbread Man with Everything. You can create your own gingerbread man and upload it to a gallery which includes some great designs. There’s a gingerbread viking, samurai, and lucha libre.
Our series of posts on Senteo 2 will continue next … Read more
At TeqSmart, we’re excited about the new Senteo software, Senteo 2. In a series of posts, we’ll explore the features contained in the software update.
First, there’s the Senteo tab in Notebook. This new tab makes it easy to quickly “Tag” questions, set answers, and differentiate between content and assessment pages.
There’s also the … Read more
Ladies and gentlemen, we have a new interactive learning object from TeqSmart’s Shop”the Quiz Board Generator!
This Quiz Board Generator is great for review activities for tests or to simply have a get-to-know-your-class fun time. This generator allows you to create two different sized games: a 4-by-4 puzzle and a 6-by-5 puzzle. That’s all … Read more
You didn’t think we would leave you hanging, did you? Below is a site that is chock-full off activities, games, and lesson plans. The site has sections for students in elementary school all the way up to college, special needs students, and best of all most of it is free! Oh, and the interactivity is … Read more
As promised here are SMART Board-friendly sites that are geared toward older students.
Middle and High School
For middle school and high school students, take a look at Learning, Earning & Investing. The interactive section has a create-a-word-search section that is great for introducing key vocabulary.
Some of you may have downloaded SMART’s beta for the SMART Notebook Student Edition, a version of NBX designed to help make organizing and accessing information easier. In February, SMART will officially launch the Student Edition with a bit of a twist. While the software itself will be available, SMART is also offering it on … Read more
As a follow-up to the non-core subject resources to use with a SMART Board, we have put together a bunch of really cool sites for all of our business/marketing/accounting teachers out there. In fact, we all clearly need to know more about money, spending, saving, and investing so these sites will work well in just … Read more
Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanzaa are almost upon us, and TeqSmart has created a few useful and applicable SMART Notebook lessons for these holidays. We also made a Festivus lesson .
Santa Study explores St. Nick and how different cultures celebrate Christmas.
A Joyous Kwanzaa explains the traditions and symbols of the celebration of pan-Africanism.