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SMART Technologies

Start the School Year with SMART Notebook 15.1

As promised, this August, SMART released the newest version of its Notebook software. With the update to SMART Notebook 15.1, users can create even more dynamic lesson content with the additions to templates in Notebook’s Lesson Activity Builder. In addition, among the largest changes to the software include the updates to the SMART Ink tools … Read more

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Podcasts You Should Listen To–Content and Inspiration

Hello Teachers! We hope you’re enjoying the last couple days before school. However, as you prepare for your next batch of eager learners, you shouldn’t forget to nurture your own love of learning–even after the summer ends.

In one of our previous blogs we discussed podcasts as tools for professional development, focusing on podcasts that … Read more

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Podcasts You Should Listen To–Teaching and Technology

Many people consider podcasting the future of radio, and they’re not entirely wrong. According to an article in the Washington Post last September, they found that in the course of a month, over 75 million people download at least one podcast, and those numbers are only growing. Some podcasts (the infamous Serial comes to mind) even … Read more

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Organize Your Life with Trello

For many teachers and professionals, organization is a key aspect to success. Grading papers, lesson planning, personal deadlines—teachers certainly have a lot to manage! Trello can be the solution to assist with keeping any to-do list in order. As a Trello user, I have become dependent on it to keep track of my daily tasks Read more

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Learning History (and More!) with The Big History Project

What do you get when one of today’s greatest technology thought leaders and education advocates decides to start his own education website? An excellent (and free!) education resource that can be used by teachers and students worldwide.

The Big History Project, founded by Bill Gates and Australian Professor, David Christian, is a free online … Read more

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Teq Online PD: Online Professional Development for Teachers

September Class Preview


The school year is here and at Teq that means new courses specially designed to help you get your year started right. Join us for courses on organizing your computer, prepping your Google Drive and the beginning of our newest Digital Teacher Certification on SMART Notebook 15.1. With busy start of year schedules, don’t forget … Read more

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Guest Blog: 5 Simple Tools for ELA Instruction

Hey teachers,

We hope you’re enjoying your summer with Teq! Today we’re pleased to bring you another contribution from our friends at Learn2Earn.  One of their bloggers has been spending the summer looking up a whole new list of fun ELA tools, and decided to share with us. Enjoy!

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GradeCam: Quizzes and Tests Graded in an Instant

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

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Zondle – In Danger of Closing its Doors

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

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Teq Online PD: Online Professional Development for Teachers

August Class Preview

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

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