Author Archives: Joseph Sanfilippo
Over the years we’ve been to your schools
Taught you iPad, SMART Board, and other great web tools
Now it’s your turn, so ask away…
It’s time for some Q & A, the Teq way
On May 29th join Joseph and Lin
Here are the rules and the prizes you’ll win
Do you have a … Read more
Educreations is a very popular screen casting whiteboard app. From its easy to use interface and robust collection of teacher-created screencasts, Educreations is one of the best iPad apps for your classroom. Because Educreations is a blank whiteboard, it can be used in any subject to explain concepts, review topics and give a teacher a … Read more
Continuing our look back at Teq’s Top 5 iPad Apps webinar from last fall, today we are highlighting a free iPad app that enables students to make fun and exciting cartoons while teaching them the importance of a story arc or plot diagram. Toontastic allows students to design, animate, and share cartoons using a variety … Read more
April 23rd is the 449th birthday of William Shakespeare! Shakespeare’s works have made him one of the most studied, researched, and popular writers of the last thousand years. Some of his most well-known works are in form of an English Sonnet, which contains a specific rhyme scheme. (a,b,a,b,c,d,c,d,e,e)
In honor of William Shakespeare, … Read more
In preparation for our upcoming webinar Teq’s iPad Appy Hour on May 15, 2013, we wanted to review the apps that we covered in our last iPad webinar.
Want to know more about your SMART Board? Download our SMART Board Quick Reference Guide. If you have just received a new SMART Board in your classroom, or just feel you need to know more about it, the quick reference guide will help you with setting up, familiarizing yourself with the different parts, and, most … Read more
Have you noticed the Educator Resource Center (ERC) download counter in the right column of the Teq community site? The Teq Educator Resource Center is quickly approaching its 1 millionth download. In celebration, we will be giving away a prize to 5 different people in the next few weeks, or however long it takes us … Read more
Assessing student learning is one of the most important but challenging things for a teacher to do. Assessment reports and online grading tools take away the tedious task of collecting and grading quizzes, as well as provide educators … Read more
Ever kept yourself awake at night thinking about a possible zombie apocalypse? I’ll admit that I do. But how fast would it all go down? How many days would I have before the entire globe is engulfed by brain-munching corpses? How many episodes are left of The Walking Dead?
While discussing zombies one day … Read more
Google Earth is a great tool for teaching geography and Social Studies content, but it becomes apparent very quickly that the almost endless features lend themselves to other subject areas and interdisciplinary activities.