Monthly Archives: May 2010
How much is 70,000 bbl/day? The video below shows how Google Sketch-up can be used to create a 3D representation of the volume of oil seeping into the Gulf of Mexico each day. Early this week BP plans to use the “top kill” method to seal the leak. The video ends with an OE Cake … Read more
Using fluids simulator physics game “OE Cake!” to better understand the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Students can brainstorm and design ways to stop the leak. The video discusses setting custom graphics and “recipes” to create materials with special attributes. (Please forgive the frame-rate of the video. It does not do the incredibly smooth and fast … Read more
One of my favorite tools from the Lesson Activity Toolkit, is the Checker Tool. It is a great way to create an interactive SMART Notebook page quickly. I also like it because it’s an easy way to provide immediate feedback to students. It is great for labeling diagrams or for fill-in-the-blank activities. I am sure … Read more
Hello all you chartophiles (pronounced CART-oh-files)! You know who you are¦ and do we have a site for you! Trying to find clear, well-designed and organized maps online can be tough to do, but we have found the perfect website from U.S. Department of the Interior.
Teq is partnering with the New York Jets and The Pencil Program to provide SMART Boards for PS 46 in Bayside, Queens. The Jets selected PS 46 because the school has demonstrated a commitment to quality educator support and to creating a barrier-free environment for students with special needs.
A donation of SMART Boards … Read more
Two programs which make advanced interactions between applications possible.
Nail it is a very small program (33 KB) which will have a big impact on how you think of the Digital Ink Layer. Nail it is free, and it enables you to make any application window “sticky” (so that it will stay on top of all other programs), simply … Read more
For those users who’ve made the leap to Notebook 10.6, you’ve probably become keenly aware of the Text Tool. Every time you finish typing, you find yourself changed into a Text Tool! This is a departure from 10.5 where your cursor would remain as the Select Tool.
If you’re as bothered by having to click … Read more
We would like to thank everyone who submitted a poem!
We had a great deal of fun reading through all the entries. In fact, there were so many great entries we had to select two winners.
We’re very happy to announce two winners for our poetry contest:
Sweet smart board,
Messenger of my
We will be conducting the TeqSmart Certification class “SMART Boards in Today’s Classroom” beginning on Monday, July 12, through Thursday, July 15 from 9am – 4pm! The class will be held at the SMART Showroom in New York City, and at the Tequipment Showrooms on Long Island and in Central NY. The cost of the … Read more
We’re offering ten new courses this summer during our 2010 SMART Board Academy! These sessions cover a variety of topics that our customers have been requesting, including a course on promoting early childhood literacy, using math-specific software, and Google Earth!
Here’s a brief description of our new offerings:
“Mac and Me”
For the PC-turned-Mac users, … Read more