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ClassFlow

Using ClassFlow to Increase Student Engagement

There is no doubt that access to student devices in the classroom is a trend increasing in popularity. As teachers provide students with iPads, Chromebooks, laptops, and other personal devices, they want to be sure to have a selection of programs to increase functionality and engagement. This will help make deployment successful. Well teachers, I … Read more

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Get Ready for Summer with our July Class Preview

July is a certification month here at Teq!

To kick off your summer, we will be offering two certifications that will run through the month of July—SMART Notebook 2015 Digital Teacher Certification and our Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification.

SMART Notebook 2015 Digital Teacher Certification

Join us for the updated version of our SMART Notebook Certification … Read more

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Gamification: Conclusion and Resource List (Part 6 of 6)

Hello everyone! Thank you for joining us throughout our exploration of gamification in education. Many of the concepts we’ve touched on in the last five posts are only part of the discussion. Now it’s up to you to take those tools, continue the exploration, and engage your students in new ways.

To help, we included one more post to the series. As a … Read more

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Gamification: Games and Curriculum (Part 5 of 6)

Welcome to the final official part of our Gamification blog, where we finally talk about actual games.

We have come full circle.

As I mentioned in the introduction, using actual games is not central to the gamifying of education. A gamified classroom focuses on the repackaging of classroom elements to make them more encouraging to … Read more

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Teq Online PD: Online Professional Development for Teachers

June Class Preview

There is a lot to look forward to in June! Our iPad Digital Teacher Certification will be wrapping up this month and we have a great variety of other courses planned to help you incorporate technology into your classroom in exciting ways. Let’s check out a few!

Digital Teacher iPad Certification

Join us for our newest … Read more

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New Features in Google Classroom

Google Classroom has recently added some great new features that let you collaborate with multiple teachers in one class and they’ve add more options on the app.

Inviting teachers to your class:

A much asked about feature is finally here! Now you can add multiple teachers to a class in your Google Classroom. If you … Read more

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Gamification: Class Systems In the Classroom (Part 4 of 6)

I should make a short clarification before beginning this installation of the series: ‘class system’ refers to a structure commonly found in games–mostly video games–rather than any other possible definition.

Pictured: An interesting topic, but not what we’re discussing.

If you’ve ever experimented with fantasy or social games (World of Warcraft immediately comes to … Read more

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Diving Deep with Ocearch

Kids think sharks are awesome.

And to be honest, it’s hard to argue against that.

As a former teacher, I’m always on the hunt for ways to take advantage of things kids like in order to increase engagement. If educators can repurpose real-world contexts to make subjects like math and science seem more appealing, we definitely … Read more

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Using LinkReader to Create Interactive Lessons

Have you ever used QR codes? Wouldn’t it be great if it could be an image instead? Now it can!

Imagine having your students scan an image of a tadpole on your wall. Similar to using a QR code, LinkReader then takes them to a video that explains the lifecycle of a frog or links … Read more

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Teq Online PD: Online Professional Development for Teachers

Great Classes this May with Teq Online PD

We’ve got some great Online PD sessions lined up this May! We are wrapping up our Google Educators Certification and beginning out Digital Teacher iPad Certification, as well as introducing a batch of new courses to help you incorporate technology into your classroom in exciting ways. Let’s check out a few!

What’s New in Notebook

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