Category Archives: Special Education
When Teq launched its partnership earlier this year with Alderbaran Robotics — makers of the NAO Academic Robot — we were excited about introducing an exciting new tool for STEM education, computer programming and engaging students’ critical thinking skills. But the NAO, as it turns out, is also being used to study the effects that … 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
Create SMART Table lessons with the first installment of our elearning program!
This free online PD will guide participants through the creation of a complete SMART Table lesson that can be used in an elementary science classroom.
Participants will learn the basics of using the SMART Table, specifically using the SMART Table Toolkit to develop … Read more
In honor of Autism Awareness Day, Teq would like to encourage special education teachers to check out VizZle.
VizZle is Visual Learning Software developed by the Monarch Teaching Technologies, Inc. Teq is proud to be partnering with Monarch to bring this amazing software to educators. Studies show that students with Autism learn best through … Read more
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated; talking picture books, which teach, kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music, and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book, which you can read, or have read to you. … Read more
Sheppard Software designs educational software and free online games/activities. The goal of the company is to create interactive, visual and auditory activities that stimulate thinking. When you mix the learning tools and games from Sheppard Software with the computer/human interface that is the SMART Board you get students and teachers having fun and learning. Any … Read more
Your SMART Board is an amazing tool for engaging your students’ many intelligences. Multiple Intelligence Theory suggests that all students posses skills within seven different intelligence areas.
It is in our best interest to use multiple activities in order to involve our students’ most developed intelligence in active learning. By getting students to come to … Read more
April 2, 2009 is the second annual World Autism Awareness Day — a day declared by a UN resolution with the goal of bringing the world’s attention to autism. Visit the website for the day’s agenda and take a virtual walk for autism with Nick Jr.’s Wubbzy at his Walk with Wubbzy site.
Help us … Read more
The Second Annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2009.
Some statistics about autism from Autism Speaks:
- In the United States, autism affects 1 in 150 children
- Approximately 60 million people worldwide are affected by autism
- Boys are four times as likely than girls to have autism
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention