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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
ATTENTION NY AND NJ! Life has just become easier (and cheaper) for you! The very latest SMART Board flat panel, the SMART kapp iQ, is available FREE for a month-long trial. Just to clarify, that is 720 hours, or 43,200 minutes with the most advanced 4K interactive display on the market. (Kind of a big … Read more
Using add-ons for your Google Apps can help you and your students get even more out of each app. Add-ons like Kaizena, Easy-bib, Doctopus, and Flubaroo can help increase efficiency, streamline workflow, and expand the functionality of the individual Google apps. We model using many of these in classroom relevant situations in our Online PD … Read more
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
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
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 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
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!
Guest Blog: 5 Simple Tools … Read more
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