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Prezi is an online presentation tool that uses spatial metaphor to help students remember content better. In this webinar, we helped our viewers learn how to use this dynamic virtual space to engage students. Here are some of the important points covered in the webinar.
1. How to sign up for Prezi and use the … Read more
Are you looking for a Student Information System (SIS) or digital grade book that goes beyond the basic calculating and storing of grades? ThinkWave Educator 3.0 is a free, web-based solution for building a database of student information. In this day and age of Data Driven Decision Making and Instruction, teachers are being called upon … Read more
Once connected, you may also have the ability control your computer like a virtual mouse. Teachers love this because it frees them from standing at the front of their room in order to touch … Read more
Our calendar lesson for November focuses on Simple Machines at the 6th grade level. The three classes of levers are addressed in addition to identifying the levers in a typewriter. The culminating activity integrates writing skills with science knowledge and requires students to create a step by step guide and how to video on … Read more
With the seemingly endless number of apps available for the iPad, it can be a very daunting task to find apps appropriate for your classroom. The Teq PD team is always trying to discover and share useful new apps, and provide examples of appropriate classroom use.
Attending teacher conferences has been a big part of my job over the past few years with Teq. One of my favorite conferences has been Edscape hosted at New Milford High School in New Jersey. This has been my 3rd straight year attending as a presenter and the first time I have attended sessions I … Read more
Ask3 is one of Teq’s favorite iPad apps. We previously reviewed it in our blog, and featured it during our iPad Appy Hour webinar last spring. Recently, TechSmith came out with a phenomenal update to the app allowing for multiple classes or groups.
Ask3’s simple interface makes it easy to create and share screencasts … Read more
Most students love to text. In fact they are much more likely to read a text than almost any other form of communication. So why not use it to your advantage? Remind101 is a completely free broadcast messaging system which allows teachers to communicate with students and parents via text and/or e-mail with just a … Read more
Whether you are looking for new ways to implement Common Core Standards in your classroom or differentiate instruction for a variety of learners, SMART Notebook software provides many fun and interesting ways to make this possible. In our most recent webinar titled “Going Further with SMART Notebook,” we featured ways to make lessons engaging and … Read more
Possibly the biggest challenge facing Hebrew Day Schools today is covering the breadth of the text of the Chumash while at the same time sufficiently drilling students on the grammar skills and vocabulary so as to make them independent learners. There simply isn’t enough classroom time in the day.
The best answer is to enable … Read more