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Previously On The Teq Blog… Last time, we discussed what IFTTT was (If you didn’t read that post, Then check it out and come back here) and some of the ways it could be used in the classroom. Around that time, my kids and I created a “recipe” to send me weather data for … Read more
Congratulations! You’ve made it through another year! But it’s only a matter of time until you’re back in preparation mode again. This summer, get a head start and join our team of professional development specialists as we present our top 5 reasons why you should sign up for Teq’s online PD today!
In the age of internet-connected devices and “e” everything, there exists a high need for solutions to manage our educational content and resources. Most likely, you have playlists of songs in your iTunes library, or perhaps you’ve got the entire season of Breaking Bad recorded on your DVR. Either way, the goal is to centralize … Read more
Few things are as important in the learning process as visual aids. From apples and ants to represent words that start with the letter a, to maps, diagrams and yes, even “selfies,” our brain has sophisticated image recognition capabilities to support learning.
SMART amp collaborative learning software allows users to take full advantage of its … Read more
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In the latest update to Teq Online PD, administrators now have the option to recommend courses to members of their group. This much-requested feature is ideal for schools looking to get teachers started with courses focused on a particular technology tool or curricular … Read more
Creating and making use of audio files has become a way of life for many of us ever since the first iPod and the beginnings of the iTunes store. There are a number of ways that our students make use of audio files. As consumers of audio, students can benefit if they have a preference … Read more
In the following video, you will see how to insert a SMART Notebook file into a SMART amp workspace. This feature allows teachers to easily share lessons with students as a follow up to whole-group instruction.
The students will be able to review the pages of the file, and as the teacher, you don’t have … Read more
One of the things that strikes me first when visiting a webpage to read an article is the amount of “stuff” on the page — popup surveys, links to other articles, advertisements, links to social media, and more. I also wonder what these pages look like to a student with reading disabilities or to a … Read more
Did you know you can try SMART amp for free?
SMART is currently offering a free 90-day trial of their new collaborative software, SMART amp.
What is SMART amp?
SMART amp software is a new, easy-to-use, cloud-based learning platform. It enables teachers and students to collaborate in a nearly infinite workspace, in real time, from anywhere in … Read more
iStick is, “the World’s 1st USB drive with integrated Apple approved Lightning connector.” It is designed to allow you to move data between computers and the newest generation of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch without the need for Internet or … Read more