Category Archives: Technology

iPad

New Accessibility Features in iOS 8

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

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Top 5 Windows Key Codes To Know

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

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SMART Board Sleep Mode

Power Saving with Your SMART Board 6065

“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:

  1. Pressing the crescent moon labeled sleep button
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SMART Maestro add on for Notebook

SMART Notebook Maestro Improves SMART Notebook for the iPad

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

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Educreations

Enhancing Your Educreations Experience

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

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How to Find the Best Classroom Solutions!

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.

TechUseGuide quick

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NAO Software Update

Aldebaran’s Update Part 2: Choregraphe 2.1

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

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NAO Robot

Aldebaran’s Update, Part 1: NAO Evolution


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

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SMART Maestro add on for Notebook

SMART Blocks: Add-on for SMART Notebook 14.2

They’re blocks. They’re smart. They are SMART Blocks. SMART Notebook 14.2 has now been released. We are happy to have this updated version of SMART Notebook 2014 because it brings several updates to features of the software. Check out this post to get a quick peek.

I am most excited for a new add-on called … Read more

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Teq Technology Integration Catalog

5 Exciting Technologies for Back-to-School

Here at Teq, we are so excited about our new Technology Integration Catalog! These are 5 exciting technologies grabbing the attention of our PD specialists this back-to-school season!

1. Teq Unlimited

Combining the power of Teq Online PD, SMART Notebook™ 14, SMART Notebook Advantage, and SMART amp™ collaborative learning platform, this student- and teacher-centric solution is the … Read more

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