Monthly Archives: April 2009
Through their website Illuminations , The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) provides standards-based resources that work great on a SMART Board.
Here’s a sampling of what you’ll find among the more than 100 interactive activities on the site:
Shapes Sorter - Use customizable Venn Diagrams to describe relationships between shapes.
Circle Tool – … Read more
It’s no secret that teaching has been steadily moving towards a data-driven model. As teachers, we’re encouraged to find ways to determine precisely what our students know, how well they know it, and where they’re struggling. With high-stakes tests determining not only student progress, but school success as well, it’s imperative that we’re able to … Read more
2009 is the International Year of Astronomy (IYA). It commemorates 400 years since Galileo used a telescope to study the sky.
You and your classroom can celebrate the IYA with a new free program called Astronomer in the Classroom. This is a program that allows classes to log onto the web and talk with astronomers … Read more
A huge thank you to everyone who entered! The guesses were all over the scale but, after two days of intense judging (OK, really just a little sunburn from reading entries while sitting around our picnic tables) we have found our winners.
The official weight of the rock is 5,600 lbs
#1: Ms. Rosa Perez-Garcia … Read more
The Magic Shape reveal or It is not magic, it is a creative use of Object animation and color reveal
Now, using Notebook 10, teachers have the ability to create captivating effects for their lessons. Watch as we demonstrate how to combine “Object Animation” and the use of color to create fun and motivating reveals. Enjoy!
A special thanks to everyone who involved their students!
We at Tequipment have had one particular question asked, “Is it possible to have a Jeopardy-like game board and Senteo working together?” And after many attempts of trial and error, the answer is, “YES!”
And, now for the shameless plug. Wait for it . . . our own Lany Burnett has created an Earth day lesson as well. It can be downloaded from our ERC.
Take care, love your … Read more
The rules of the contest are simple. All you have to do is guess how much the Tequipment rock weighs. … Read more
Using Notebook 10, teachers have the ability to create captivating effects for their lessons. Here is an example using an “Image Fill.” The following video, will show you how the “Image Fill” can be used to reveal information. Enjoy!