Author Archives: Alex Kane
Teq has a free learning object available for download. It’s the Teq Christmas Word Bucket. It is similar to our Halloween Word Bucket that we posted in October. This object allows teachers to easily create interactive activities with a holiday theme. Use the word bucket for mathematics, foreign language, Social Studies, ELA, ESL, and … Read more
Some of you may have not heard of Twitter. Some of you may have heard of it, but not known what it is. Some of you may have heard of it, had the idea of it explained to you and then said, “That makes no sense.”
We had a fantastic weekend at the Teaching and Learning Celebration this weekend. Expect pictures and video soon, but today we just want to go over some highlights.
(1) We got to catch up with a lot of TeqSmart friends from schools all over the area. The event was packed with people, and it was … Read more
Did you know members of our free Educator Resource Center have downloaded our files 87,162 times as of the writing of this post? If you said yes that’s totally weird that you know that.
Regardless, as new readers of the blog come here, we like to remind them of the free resources available in our … Read more
Many of you woke this morning to several inches of snow and school closings. We hope everyone is having a productive day.
For those of you with SMART AirLiner Wireless Slates, perhaps today is the day you customize your underlay. That’s right, the AirLiner’s icons and buttons can be changed. Simply:
- Click onthe SMART Board
There are a lot of websites out there for language learners. Livemocha is one that stands out to us for a couple reasons. Its use of audio, graphics, and interactive manipulatives make an excellent fit for the SMART Board. Beyond that, it emphasizes the social aspect of language, and instead of just following a series … Read more
For those of you who do not already know, the Lesson Activity Toolkit is an addition to the Notebook Gallery, full of different flash files, making it easy for teachers to quickly make interactive pages to challenge students.
We think it’s awesome.
SMART is preparing to release the Lesson Activity Toolkit: 2.0. It’s not out … Read more
Did you know that you can convert a PowerPoint file into a SMART Notebook File? Did you know that the state in which the most US presidents were born is Virginia? If you answered no to either of these questions, read on.
To convert a PowerPoint, open up Notebook and click on File. Select Import … Read more
Service Pack 4, the newest update for SMART Board drivers, is now available.
A while back we posted about SynchronEyes, SMART’s software that allows teachers to monitor and regulate student computer use, communicate with students, and instantly send and receive files. While we think it’s a great program, our favorite part was the name which sounded like a Transformer.
Megatron: You cannot defeat the Decepticons!
Optimus Prime:… Read more