Category Archives: Technology
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
With the roll-out of the new iOS 8, Apple has added three features to enhance accessibility. Naturally, these changes have excellent applications in the classroom for all students. Today we’ll take a look at the changes made to Guided Access, Zoom, and Speak Screen.
Guided Access Timer and Keyboard Access
We recommend guided access frequently … Read more
Have you ever created an exam or worksheet for your students that required the use of symbols like division signs or accent marks? Where do you find the symbol that you need, and how do you get it on your page?! Well, key codes on your Windows computer can help make this task a lot … Read more
“Sleep mode” refers to the low power mode for electrical devices like TVs and computers. With a SMART Board 6065, you can enable sleep mode so you’re not wasting electricity when the SMART Board is not in use. The SMART Technologies Sleep Mode is accomplished in two ways:
- Pressing the crescent moon labeled sleep button
Ask and you shall receive. In response to strong customer demand, SMART Technologies recently announced a major improvement to the SMART Notebook experience for educators using both SMART Boards and iPads in the classroom.
What is SMART Notebook Maestro?
The new SMART Notebook Maestro add-on interacts with SMART Notebook’s iPad app, and gives teachers the … Read more
I recently visited a school to support their new implementation of iPads and was very excited to show the teachers how to use Educreations, an iPad app and website for creating and recording video presentations. The idea was to have students create a short video to review one main topic they learned in their math … Read more
Sometimes all you have to do to find the best classroom solutions is to turn to a fellow educator.
This chart, created by educator Charlie Wierzbicki (@Poeteacher), highlights how you can use some of our favorite classroom resources like Edmodo, Evernote, and Google Forms, to address the needs of your classroom.
Aldebaran released the newest version of their signature product, the NAO robot, this June, alongside a new version of their Choregraphe software. We at Teq have had some time to explore the changes, and have noted quite a few improvements in both the robots and the software that we think teachers will appreciate. In a … Read more
Aldebaran released the newest version of their signature product, the NAO robot, this June, alongside a new version of their Choregraphe software. We at Teq have had some time to explore the changes, and have noted quite a few improvements in both the robots and the software that we think teachers will appreciate. Today, I’ll focus on … Read more