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This is where our team shares their ideas and experiences with educators from around the world. Here you’ll find our blog, Educator Resource Center, video archive, and other resources.

The Teq PD team blogs on a variety of topics, from the Common Core to their favorite apps. You’ll also find the latest company news. The Educator Resource Center contains free-to-download-and-share SMART, ActivInspire, Easiteach, and Mimio lessons organized by subject and grade.

Please feel free to engage with the Teq team here, or through one of our social channels. We look forward to your feedback and invite you to be part of our learning community.

Read the latest posts from our PD Mentors and Curriculum and PD Specialists:

Marc Brea Jason Wanek Andrew Grefig Joe Sanfilippo

Read the latest posts from some of our Instructional Technology Specialists:

Matt Thaxter
Teq Online PD: Online Professional Development for Teachers

February is Full of Great Courses with Teq Online PD!

Our February calendar is chock-full of great content!

Based on customer request, we have added iPad classes airing the afternoon of Friday, February 6th. Come join us for Learning with the iPad from 12:00 – 1:00 PM and Project Based Learning with the iPad from 1:30-2:30 PM. Don’t forget that with a subscription to our … 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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Your Guide to Chromebooks

Your Guide to Chromebooks [New eBook]

Google’s Chromebook is making a huge splash in education, but is it the right tool for you? Cost-effective and easy-to-use, learn how the Chromebook can become your new favorite tool.

Download our free eBook, Your Guide to Chromebooks and learn

  • What is a Chromebook?
  • How are Chromebooks used for education?
  • What are Chrome Web Apps?
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New SMART amp Math Equation Feature

A new feature in SMART amp allows users to author math equations in the text editor. The new feature includes symbols and numbers that can be added into your text, however they are not editable. They include math symbols, fractions, Greek characters, and arrows. Additionally, SMART amp has added a superscript and subscript feature to … 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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Teq Online PD: Online Professional Development for Teachers

The Library of Congress – The World’s Largest Library in Your Classroom!

If  you are looking to use primary sources in the classroom to help your students meet Common Core Standards, look no further than the education page of the Library of Congress (LOC).  As the largest library in the world, their online site is a valuable resource for teachers wanting to incorporate these documents into their … Read more

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Front Row

Front Row for Assessment

Teachers are often looking for new ways to assess their students’ knowledge of Common Core Learning Standards. Front Row is a web- based platform (and iPad app!) that allows you to motivate students, differentiate practice activities, and receive immediate feedback on student progress in your Common Core Math class. Teachers can sign up for a … 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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Teq Online PD: Online Professional Development for Teachers

Google, Geogebra, & Educreations in January on Teq Online PD

This January, check out these great courses and more! 

Google Drive, Part 1: Organization & Storage

Learn how to use Google Drive as a cloud storage solution. See how to organize your files for easy access, upload new files to the drive, convert existing content from other common applications, and upload and store even more … Read more

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Oxford Owl

Reading with the Oxford Owl

Check out the Oxford Owl, a free reading website to use in your classroom.

Once signed in you have access to over 250 eBooks online. Each book has an audio option, so students can listen in addition to reading the story. Some books have interactive reading activities students can play to help with … Read more

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