Category Archives: STEM
Previously On The Teq Blog… Last time, we discussed what IFTTT was (If you didn’t read that post, Then check it out and come back here) and some of the ways it could be used in the classroom. Around that time, my kids and I created a “recipe” to send me weather data for … Read more
Science involves the use of a lot of technology. Much of what we know about the world today would still be a mystery if not for a few simple inventions, like the microscope. One of the most famous pioneers in microscopy is Anton Van Leewenhoek, who was developing lenses capable of observing single celled organisms … Read more
For anyone unsure of how to use a NAO robot in the classroom, our recent free webinar provides a good example. It demonstrates how the NAO robot can be brought into a school and used as a platform for group work, collaboration, narrative writing, and programming (with Choreographe software). Literacy skills are also brought into … Read more
Last December, Computer Science Education Week and Code.org organized an Hour of Code, during which time over 27 million people spent time learning how to code, learning about code, and understanding why it is important for our future. We were inspired to publish several blog articles that week about our experiences with coding … Read more
In the mathematics classroom, you can share your love of Math with students by graphing or completing a construction of heart shaped graphs. The following math programs are free to download or already built into your computer.
SOUTH HUNTINGTON, NY — Teq and the South Huntington School District will celebrate the district’s first NAO academic robot on Wednesday at an unboxing ceremony at 10:30 a.m at Stimson Middle School.
The South Huntington Education Foundation hosted events throughout the year to raise money to purchase NAO, cutting edge technology aimed at increasing student … Read more
The Teq PD team recently saw the result of months of planning and preparation with the successful pilot of NAO U at Silas Wood Sixth Grade Center in South Huntington. The pilot is the first step in delivering this exciting new program around the country.
The task seemed simple. Program a robot to stand from his seated position and walk to a point two feet forward and one foot to the right. Participant eyes light up and mental gears start turning. The task is fun.
Code.org is a non-profit that is a committed to increasing computer programming education. We think its mission is great and encourage … Read more
Chief Learning Officer Joe Dixon gave two presentations at the Museum of Science and Industry that gave students their first look at the educational robot. From there, Dixon and a team of instructional technologists gave hands-on sessions with students … Read more