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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.


Science Made Simple with Labdisc

From a student perspective, one of the best parts of any science class is the chance to perform a lab. I remember lab days being a huge source of excitement when I was a student. Finally, I’d think, a chance to do science rather than just read and talk about it! The same … Read more

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The Radix Endeavor-A New STEM Experience

Earlier in the year, I wrote a six-part series on the benefits and possible applications of gamification and games in a classroom setting. During the series, I discussed a number of platforms and tools teachers could use to gamify a classroom, as well as some ways pre-made games could be used to teach; however, near … Read more

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Finding Tech Funding

We’ve all been there at least once. During your curriculum planning, you come across some amazing new technology while browsing for resources–a premium subscription to some fantastic web platform, a set of lessons designed for 1:1 iPads, the latest and greatest interactive projector–and immediately your brain starts buzzing with ways that your students could make … Read more

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October Class Preview – Teq Online PD

There’s a lot to look forward to in October with Teq Online PD! Not only do we have a plethora of courses to help you incorporate technology into your classroom in exciting new ways, but we are also able to share them with you on our brand new Online PD platform! During this month we complete Read more

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Welcome to the NEW Online PD!

Hello teachers!

Many of our readers are already dedicated users of our Online Professional Development, which allowed them access to both live and archived professional development videos, tailored to a wide number of subjects. Well, if that wasn’t good enough, this summer we’ve been working on making our favorite product even better. We are proud … Read more

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Fall is Here – Lessons for the Season Change

Today, we welcome the first official day of Fall 2015!  I’m sure many of our teachers are happy that they can keep their classroom windows open to welcome a cool, autumn breeze. In addition, you may be looking for engaging lessons to help teach about the change of seasons. To help, we’ve put together a … Read more

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Google in the Classroom

Facilitate Discussions in Google Classroom with Questions!

As the new school year approached, Google rolled out new features to their learning management platform, Google Classroom. One of the exciting new additions was Questions, which allows you to ask, manage, and grade discussions within Classroom.

These online discussions are great for homework or extension activities based on topics learned in class. Teachers can Read more

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zSpace Releases New Updates!

In a previous blog, we introduced you to the engaging 3D educational experience available with zSpace. Well educators, the zSpace system just got even better with recent hardware and software updates. Just before the start of the 2015-2016 school year, zSpace expanded their engaging learning platform with new application releases and an entire new Read more

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Apps for Smart Student Habits

Welcome to the 2015-2016 school year!

As your new students settle back into the routine of school, you’ll be taking the time to get to know them: their strengths, their weaknesses, and most importantly, their habits. Helping an entire group of students you’ve just met navigate the new year can be daunting at best—and the demand … Read more

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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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