Monthly Archives: May 2012
Can’t fit that diorama into your student’s portfolio? Have you run out of space in your tenth file cabinet?
It’s time to digitize your students’ work. Three Ring is a cool, simple-to-use platform where you use your mobile device to upload photos (and soon other formats) of student work, organizing it around whatever standards or … Read more
Teq’s Summer Math Software Course will challenge your view of what’s possible on a SMART Board. We will go beyond SMART Notebook Math Tools and take a look at some of the best math software available. Our focus will be on a student-centered classroom, and we’ll explore programs such as Logger Pro, Fluid Math, Geometer’s Sketchpad, TI-SmartView, Geogebra, Google … Read more
This review file for the Integrated Algebra (IA) Regents is based on Part I of the January 2012 Exam. For each question from that test, you can link to three additional questions, on the same Performance Indicator, from an older IA Regents. For each of the 30 questions, there’s also a link to an interactive web activity, … Read more
Last weekend we had the privilege of spending a few days at the National Science Teacher’s Association event in Atlantic City. The focus was on STEM education at the elementary and middle school levels, with the emphasis on the engineering and design process. There were a ton of great sessions offered. In this two-part … Read more
Wishing you had a Teacher’s Assistant to help with your stacks of ungraded assignments? Google has made your life a little bit easier.
If you are a Google Drive (formerly known as Docs) fan, you may already be familiar with using Google Forms for easy data collection. Now, if you create a Form to collect … Read more
3D Brain is a free iPad app that shows the structure of the human brain. While navigating the brain, students have the option to rotate it in 3D space (horizontally or vertically), and add labels to the 29 different interactive structures within the brain. Students can tap the “Info” icon and read an overview of … Read more
They’ve done it again. If you’re a Google Docs user, you may have noticed the new “Research” pane when you create or edit a document today. This latest addition to Google’s free, online word processor brings the powerful search engine’s results directly inside of the Documents interface.
Looking for information about the Common Core Standards … Read more
Throughout a student’s school career, we support the development of products that reflect their learning – their drawings, stories, research papers or perhaps photographs of work. Saving that work over time, we begin to see the development of the student as a learner. Putting all of that work together becomes a student’s portfolio – a … Read more