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Here at Teq, we have the opportunity to meet tons of new people everyday. In speaking with a participant in a recent summer PD course, it was suggested I check out a site called GradeCam. At the end of the session, I went back to my desk and checked this site out. I was … Read more
There are so many great, free resources for teachers to enhance their learning environment. However, as many of us know, it is not guaranteed that these websites, apps, and programs will remain free (causing teachers some understandable anxiety). On a number of occasions here at Teq, we have featured a great, game-based learning and practice … Read more
August at Teq is a busy month as we work to prepare teachers for the approaching school year with some of our best Online PD courses! No matter your grade or subject level we’ve got something for you! We’re introducing three tracks of courses that will start with an introduction to either Project Based Learning, … Read more
Here at Teq, we love hearing from our fellow educators about websites and resources used to enhance their lessons. In a recent session of our Teq Online PD course, titled Just Flip It, a member of our site shared a great resource which blew my mind — now I can’t wait to share it with … Read more
The world has become increasingly digital. Children and adults alike are depending more and more on the latest technology and the Internet to communicate, locate knowledge, and store their most important information. This is equally true for the classroom as anywhere else. In the last decade alone, classrooms have seen a rapid rise in the use … Read more
Here at Teq, we know that all teachers deserve the rest and relaxation that comes along with summer vacation. And we hope you enjoy every minute of it, fellow educators! We also know that many teachers like to use this time to brush up on instructional skills to return in September refreshed and well prepared … Read more
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
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
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
Welcome to the final official part of our Gamification blog, where we finally talk about actual games.
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