Monthly Archives: May 2011
Story Place Pre-School Library is a free website that teachers can use in their classrooms and parents can use at home. There are more than ten themes to pick from. Each theme has an On-line Story, On-line Activity, Take Home Activity, Suggest Reading, and Parents Activity. Everything on this website is interactive and can be … Read more
If you are teaching any of the physical sciences using your SMART Board, you may not be aware that are many resources you can use to compliment your inactive lessons. Physics.org is a guide for physics on the web that allows you to have students’ research and practice the physical sciences.
Thanks to everyone who participated in today’s webinar: Web 2.0 – Embedding Web-Based Learning Tools. We’d love to get your feedback, and hear your suggestions for future topics.
Be sure to register for our future free webinar(s): Prezi: Connecting Students, Teachers, and Professionals on Tuesday, June 14 at 4:00 PM ET.… Read more
As a teacher, I am always looking for great holiday websites that are educational. The American Symbols Game is a great online game to use as a whole-class activity, group work, or even independently. Have your students come up to the SMART Board and drag and drop the symbol corresponding to the U.S. history question … Read more
Teq will be conducting two professional development sessions on Thursday, May 27 at IS228K in Brooklyn. Each class is $75.00 and breakfast is included for the morning session, lunch in the afternoon. So today and tomorrow are the last days to register!
Beginning at 8:30 AM: The 20 Coolest Things (that you can do on … Read more
Tom Barrett works in the UK and has done some fantastic work with technology not only for the students he works with but for other classrooms around the world. One of his projects has been a series of collaborative collections of ideas for using various technologies or instructional strategies. His “Interesting Ways” series brings together suggestions from … Read more
One of the many exciting features of Google Earth is the ability to turn on “3D Buildings”. Together with the ability to rotate upward your angle of view so as to look toward the horizon instead of straight down, you can get some pretty spectacular views.
After practicing obtaining a particular view on your computer … Read more
1. Now when you are in Full Screen mode you can zoom to Page Width. To do this all you need to do is press on the 3 black dots (while in Full Screen) and choose “Page Width.” A scroll bar will appear so you can access any content you have on your page (without … Read more
May 13 is the 404th anniversary of the founding of the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. A great resource to commemorate this momentous occasion is The Jamestown Online Adventure.
On this site the students can decide where to locate their colony, what to do about the Native Americans, what kind of structure to build, and … Read more
You can now use the Barnes & Noble NOOK to display the books you read in class on your SMART Board.