Monthly Archives: September 2012
If you’ve upgraded to SMART Notebook 11 and have experienced issues using PowerPoint, you are not alone. In the past, users have been able to easily annotate on top of PowerPoint slides and even tap (or double-tap) your finger on the SMART Board to advance slides. However, with the latest Notebook update, these features … Read more
If you have seen the Teq Calendar you know that the Teqsplorers have embarked on a world-wide adventure. In September, they stopped in Africa to learn about the Savanna Ecosystem and research the Origins of Humankind. You can download interactive lessons on these topics for SMART Notebook, RM Easiteach, and ActivInspire from our … Read more
Ongoing assessment in the classroom provides us with a more complete and accurate picture of student progress. As we consider the requirements of New York state’s (as well as others) Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR), our teachers will be looking for “…a range of assessment tools and processes to measure and document student learning and … Read more
With Apple’s most recent iOS update, there is one new feature that we think teachers will find very useful: Guided Access.
From the perspective of a Special Education teacher, limiting distractions while working on an iOS device is a necessity. In previous versions of iOS, you could easily quit working in an app simply by pressing … Read more
Our team of instructional technology specialists has assembled their list of the Top iPad Apps for Education eBook. Inside you’ll find overviews of 16 apps they’ve found teachers using in their classrooms, and their own personal favorites, including Evernote, Skitch, Edmodo, and Three Ring.
What apps are you using in the classroom? Did we leave … Read more
When we posted 5 Cool Features of FluidMath back in May, we focused on an overview of some of the incredibly smooth features of the FluidMath software. This post focuses on how Fluidmath can be used for Algebra lessons. We start with three random questions from Part 3 of the August 2009 Algebra Regents, and show how Fluidmath can be used … Read more
Co-teaching is based on the collaboration between educators who share instructional responsibility for a group of students. In this arrangement, educators support instruction in a variety of ways and with a variety of tools and resources. Edmodo supports the co-teaching approach by providing the ability for two teachers to manage a group.
If you don’t … Read more
Last Fall we released a major innovation for Hebrew typing. Instead of accessing Hebrew vowels on the keyboard by engaging CAPS LOCK key and then pressing SHIFT and a number key (a process which prevents typing more Hebrew letters until the CAPS LOCK is disengaged) the TeqNikud modified Hebrew keyboard layout allowed typing Hebrew vowels … Read more