Category Archives: Classroom Tools

Your Guide to Chromebooks

Your Guide to Chromebooks [New eBook]

Google’s Chromebook is making a huge splash in education, but is it the right tool for you? Cost-effective and easy-to-use, learn how the Chromebook can become your new favorite tool.

Download our free eBook, Your Guide to Chromebooks and learn

  • What is a Chromebook?
  • How are Chromebooks used for education?
  • What are Chrome Web Apps?
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New SMART amp Math Equation Feature

A new feature in SMART amp allows users to author math equations in the text editor. The new feature includes symbols and numbers that can be added into your text, however they are not editable. They include math symbols, fractions, Greek characters, and arrows. Additionally, SMART amp has added a superscript and subscript feature to … Read more

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Teq Online PD: Online Professional Development for Teachers

The Library of Congress – The World’s Largest Library in Your Classroom!

If  you are looking to use primary sources in the classroom to help your students meet Common Core Standards, look no further than the education page of the Library of Congress (LOC).  As the largest library in the world, their online site is a valuable resource for teachers wanting to incorporate these documents into their … Read more

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Front Row

Front Row for Assessment

Teachers are often looking for new ways to assess their students’ knowledge of Common Core Learning Standards. Front Row is a web- based platform (and iPad app!) that allows you to motivate students, differentiate practice activities, and receive immediate feedback on student progress in your Common Core Math class. Teachers can sign up for a … Read more

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Teq Online PD: Online Professional Development for Teachers

Google, Geogebra, & Educreations in January on Teq Online PD

This January, check out these great courses and more! 

Google Drive, Part 1: Organization & Storage

Learn how to use Google Drive as a cloud storage solution. See how to organize your files for easy access, upload new files to the drive, convert existing content from other common applications, and upload and store even more … Read more

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Pinterest

All About Pinterest

Launched in 2010, Pinterest (the social media website that allows users to create ‘boards’ and then pin content to those boards in order to save them) has been taking the education world by storm. With Pinterest, users can share their boards, comment on different items, or search other people’s boards to find more content that … Read more

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NYC Schools Support Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks

In a recent announcement, the New York City Department of Education has added Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks to their list of approved and supported tools for learning in the NYC schools. The decision was in large part based on the fact that many of the NYC schools had already integrated these learning … Read more

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SMART amp Adds New Customized Group Feature

SMART Amp adds new feature to help classroom management and customize instruction

SMART amp, the cloud-based collaboration workspace that allows teachers and students to work together from any web-enabled device, has just added another great feature: “Customize Groups to Hand Out Copies.”

With this feature, teachers will now be able to administer work to … Read more

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Lightsail

Intro to LightSail

LightSail is an adaptive literacy platform that brings reading instruction into the modern era. Built by teachers, LightSail motivates students to enjoy the reading experience and take responsibility over their learning, while simultaneously fostering close, careful reading skills. Win win win!

What makes LightSail special?

Equipped with over 80,000 eBooks, LightSail allows each individual student … Read more

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Mobile Assessment

Choosing a Mobile Assessment Platform

We at Teq are huge fans of classrooms using mobile assessment instead of paper tests and quizzes—they increase engagement, allow for students to receive feedback when they need it, and best of all, saves teachers the time they would have used grading papers and generating data!  With this in mind, many companies have come up … Read more

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