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Download the March Teq Online PD Calendar!

Looks like we all have the luck of the Irish this month!
With all new classes available, including our new 10-part Teq Digital Teacher Certification – Google Educators course, you’ll have all the lucky charms you need to stop feeling so green in front of your little leprechauns.

In unrelated news, St. Patrick’s Day is coming.… Read more

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Teq Online PD: Online Professional Development for Teachers

Teq Online PD’s March Calendar

We’ve got some great Online PD session coming in March! We’ll be continuing our Google Educators Certification on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons through the month, and we’ll have a plethora of courses to help you incorporate technology into your classroom in exciting ways. Let’s check out a few!

Testing Tools in the Common Core Math

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Using Maestro and Splashtop to Remotely Control your SMART Board

Many SMART teachers having been asking themselves the following question: “The SMART Board’s fantastic, but I’d love to start building lessons where I don’t have to be at the board to navigate. Some of my students need more attention than I can give them from the front of the classroom.  Is there anything available for that?”… Read more

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Google Educators Certification

Are you an aspiring Google expert? Have you mastered the basics and are ready to become a certified Google educator? If so, join us for Teq’s Digital Teacher Certification – Google Educator course!

In this 10-part course, we’ll help prepare you to take the Google Educator exams. Learn how to increase productivity by collaborating with … Read more

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Early Childhood and Technology: Is there a “Too Young”?

One of the greatest concerns of a rapidly evolving classroom is discerning whether or not something is appropriate to use. Teachers have already been practicing this when choosing content (no teacher is about to give complex algebra to first graders, for example) and in technique (such as a class using jigsaw reading only after all the … Read more

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App Talk

Apps are great in the classroom…mostly. While Apple has provided a huge variety of possible downloads specifically for teachers, students, and classrooms, not every app is right for every classroom. Figuring out which to use and which to reject can be tricky, especially if a teacher is new to using iPhones or iPads in their … Read more

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Bring 3D to Your Classroom with zSpace

Engage Your Students and Enhance Your Classroom

We walk around everyday viewing the world around us in 3D. On the other hand, many of us spend a great deal of time looking at digital content on computers and other devices in 2D. Why not make our digital experience more life-like and view this content the … Read more

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Concepts for the Modern Robotics Classroom

Robotics in Your Classroom—Are You Prepared?

Robotics programs are becoming more and more popular in public schools across the US. As of this article, hundreds of schools are currently reporting that they are running either a class or an after-school program focusing on robots. Even more are exploring the possibilities of adding their own robotics … Read more

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Assessing Behavior with DeansList

DeansList—A New Take on the Traditional Gradebook

One of the most difficult adjustments any teacher can make in their career is to their classroom management style. Whether it’s a first-year teacher struggling to find the class culture that suits their style, or an experienced teacher facing a necessary shift in procedure, integrating ways to monitor … Read more

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All About Pinterest

Launched in 2010, Pinterest (the social media website that allows users to create ‘boards’ and then pin content to those boards in order to save them) has been taking the education world by storm. With Pinterest, users can share their boards, comment on different items, or search other people’s boards to find more content that … Read more

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