Monthly Archives: April 2010

My New Favorite LAT Item: the TextSplitter

How many of us have tons of word lists already typed into Microsoft Word?  Bringing them into Notebook one at a time, so they will move as independent objects, is — pun intended — a drag!

To save time, I have started using my new favorite Lesson Activity Toolkit interactive item, the Text Splitter. Simply … Read more

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SMART Board Games

Below are links to a couple of our favorite online games.   They’re free, addictive, and incredibly fun at a SMART Board.

Circle the Cat -  Trap the cat, without letting it escape the grid. Start by clicking on the image and then on the light green dots, to try to trap the cat with … Read more

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Summer 2010 SMART Board Academy

Summer is the perfect time to gain new skills and to brush up on your technology know-how. At the Teq Summer Academy, you’ll have the opportunity to do both, while creating meaningful, interactive lessons for the upcoming school year. In addition, our Instructional Technologists will help you link your lessons to state curriculum standards and … Read more

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April 22nd is Earth Day!

With the beautiful weather we have been having, everyone is out and about. Spending all this time outside puts me in a great mood, and I realize I have Mother Nature to thank for that! There is no better day to appreciate our world than on Earth Day — which is coming up on April … Read more

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BrainFlips

Flashcards are the ultimate study tool for any subject. BrainFlips flashcards allow you to “[m]ake flashcards on any subject and share them with your friends and classmates.”

You can use text, image and videos to study almost any subject. … Read more

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Revisiting Collapsibles

A while back, we released a learning object named Collapsibles. It’s currently available in our store. The first content pack was for the layers of the atmosphere. We’ve added another two content packs for the solar system. These, and future updates, are free for anyone who has the object.

To access the content, … Read more

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Getting Started with SMART Response LE, Part 2

Exporting Assessment Results

Giving a SMART Response LE assessment is a little different then with other versions of Response. Each of the questions asked in LE need to be started and then stopped when all students have responded. Results for that particular question will be visible in the Response tab.

If you are looking to … Read more

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Getting Started with Smart Response LE, Part 1

In the last few months we have been putting Smart Response LE to the test (no pun intended…)! There are a few little things that you will need to know in order to get going smoothly with LE.

Connecting Clickers to the Receiver

One difference we came across was that in order for younger students … Read more

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Notebook Math Tools Feature: Shape Division!

Creating fractions has never been easier than with the new Notebook Math Tools feature, shape division. Now when a teacher puts a square or circle on a page and goes to the drop down menu they will see an option for shape division. When they click on this they select how many equal portions they want the … Read more

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National Poetry Month – Win a Senteo 24 pack

Spring cleaning and National Poetry Month = opportunity for you to win

In honor of spring we have been doing a little cleaning around the Teq offices. As Matt was tidying up his work space (i.e. using a backhoe to remove the  mounds of juice boxes, hoho wrappers, and unlaundered Teq work shirts). We found two … Read more

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