Category Archives: Video

Olympics Science

Science in Sochi

Go for the Gold in your classroom with these ready-made lessons from NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation (NSF)

You’ve trained for years to get to this moment. All of the long days, late nights and sacrifices you’ve made are ready to pay off. Your dream is about to come true… (Brrrrrring) … Read more

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‘Tis the Season for Giving Back

Maybe it’s because we’re feeling the holiday spirit or maybe it’s just the simple fact that we work with amazing educators and want to give back.  Regardless, the fact of the matter is that we’ve got some new goodies on our Teq Video Archive page www.teq.com/video that will surely bring cheer to you in the … Read more

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6 Features of Teq’s Online PD

We recently launched our Teq Online PD platform to provide our professional development to teachers across the country! Currently there are over 50 different courses available, and new content is being designed by the Teq PD team to reflect the trends in educational technology. Our goal is to empower teachers with the skills and confidence … Read more

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We’re Doing “Handsprings” at Teq

Looking for a fun and appealing way to review and cover basic language and math skills with your early elementary students? We’re happy to announce the launch of our newest app called Handsprings, now available in both the Edmodo and iPad App Stores. Handsprings contains an animated story, poem, recipe, craft and extension activities all … Read more

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6 Free Webinars for the New School Year

The Teq PD Team has been very busy this summer helping teachers prepare for the school year, and preparing for the future of Teq Online PD. We’re happy to finally announce the return of our free webinar series! Our free webinars will be held on Wednesdays at 4:30PM ET. We’ll also have two free Thursday … Read more

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Google Earth

Embedding HTML Content in Google Earth

One of my favorite teaching tools is the topic of today’s free webinar: Google Earth. We have produced three webinars about using Google Earth in the Classroom. The latest version of Google Earth lets teachers insert links, images, and videos via HTML into the “Comments” section when a place-marker, polygon, overlay, or line is created.… Read more

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Ted-Ed

TED-Ed and the Flipped Classroom

TED-Ed is a platform where educators can find videos, many of which are the result of collaborations between teachers and animators, to supplement and enrich their core curriculum. Teachers using Ted-Ed can select any educational video to create a customized lesson, and choose whether to share it publicly or privately, tracking its impact on their students or … Read more

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Felix Baumgartner Jump in the Classroom

5 Ways to Incorporate Felix Baumgartner’s Jump into the Classroom

1. Use Fluid Math to teach acceleration due to gravity.  The video below shows how FluidMath’s Animation feature allows you to write a function (such as ay= – 9.8t2) that describes an object’s motion, and then run a simulation of the movement along a path.

2. Use Algodoo to simulate the ascent Read more

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Vi Hart on Khan Academy

Math by Vi Hart at Khan Academy

Check out Vi Hart. She recently joined the Khan Academy team, and continues to make high quality pieces. These are pretty incredible videos on a variety of math topics, in quite the entertaining way. I’m particularly fond of Binary Hand Dance, Infinity Elephants, Pi is (still) wrong, and the Doodling series.… Read more

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Animoto

Hello Animoto!

It’s getting to the point in the school year when you may need some more engaging and interesting projects. Try Animoto and have your students create digital stories or review web content.

The site is user-friendly and allows students to develop a free 30-second screen show using text, images and music. Then, Animoto will whip … Read more

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