Author Archives: Vanessa Vazquez

Learning with Games

Game-Based Support for Learning

Games provide students with an engaging environment while demonstrating their knowledge in specific subjects.  These experiences allow students to solidify their learning while engaging in a task that is fun and competitive. Classroom games provide the perfect combination for student success and engagement while preparing for any review of previous learning.

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We’re Doing “Handsprings” at Teq

Looking for a fun and appealing way to review and cover basic language and math skills with your early elementary students? We’re happy to announce the launch of our newest app called Handsprings, now available in both the Edmodo and iPad App Stores. Handsprings contains an animated story, poem, recipe, craft and extension activities all … Read more

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The Answer Pad

The Answer Pad

The Answer Pad will be a wonderful way for teachers to track students progress and mastery of Common Core Standards.

What is The Answer Pad?

The Answer Pad is a student response system that collects data requiring a minimal amount of prep time, but allowing for maximum data analysis. With both an iPad app and … Read more

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Mad Lips App

Develop “Mad” Skills with the Mad Lips App

In the Common Core Standards for Reading Literature and Informational Text, we ask our students to focus on Key Ideas and Details to develop skills such as drawing inferences from text, describing characters, setting or events in detail, comparing and contrasting characters, identifying themes, as well as referring to how details support a main … Read more

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