Tag Archives: Professional Development

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off | Facebook Twitter

Podcasts You Should Listen To–Teaching and Technology

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

Posted in Classroom Tools, Common Core, Downloads, Lesson Plans, Professional Development, Special Education, STEM, Uncategorized, Web Tools | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments | Facebook Twitter
Free Trial of SMART amp

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

Posted in Classroom Tools, Common Core, Math, SMART amp, Technology, Tips | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off | Facebook Twitter

All About Pinterest

Launched in 2010, Pinterest (the social media website that allows users to create ‘boards’ and then pin content to those boards in order to save them) has been taking the education world by storm. With Pinterest, users can share their boards, comment on different items, or search other people’s boards to find more content that … Read more

Posted in Classroom Tools, Collaboration, Educator Resource Center, Games, Holiday, Lesson Plans, Professional Development, Technology, Tips, Uncategorized, Video, Web Tools | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment | Facebook Twitter
Try SMART amp

SMART amp Adds New Customized Group Feature

SMART Amp adds new feature to help classroom management and customize instruction

SMART amp, the cloud-based collaboration workspace that allows teachers and students to work together from any web-enabled device, has just added another great feature: “Customize Groups to Hand Out Copies.”

With this feature, teachers will now be able to administer work to … Read more

Posted in BYOD, Classroom Tools, Collaboration | Tagged , , | Comments Off | Facebook Twitter

The Ultimate SMART Board Troubleshooting Guide

Is stress over your SMART Board getting you down?

It’s true; sometimes even the most reliable technologies can have a hiccup here and there, and sometimes these small hiccups can result in lost instructional time.

Now finding a solution is easy with The Ultimate SMART Board Troubleshooting Guide. Available free for download, our new … Read more

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off | Facebook Twitter
Teq Online PD: Online Professional Development for Teachers

5 Reasons to Learn with a Teq Online PD Summer Pass

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!

Use the promo Read more

Posted in Classroom Tools | Tagged , , | Comments Off | Facebook Twitter

Earn 3 NYCDOE “P” In-Service Credits from Home!

If this sounds like something you’re interested in, look no further! Teq is offering an online course that will focus on Digital Learning in Today’s Interactive Classroom, which will simultaneously meet several of your teacher competencies. This is an excellent way to learn on your own time without costing you a fortune.

“P” In-Service … Read more

Posted in Events | Tagged , , | Comments Off | Facebook Twitter
Digital Learning Day

Every Day Can Be Digital Learning Day

Digital Learning Day, coming up on February 5, 2014, is “about giving every child the opportunity to learn in a robust digital environment everyday, with the goal of success in college and a career.” The Digital Learning Day website is a great place to start where you’ll find exemplary models, toolkits, lessons, and many more … Read more

Posted in Classroom Tools, Common Core, Cross Curricular, Events, Technology | Tagged , | Comments Off | Facebook Twitter

6 Workshops We’re Excited About at Edscape 2013

The Edscape Conference is right around the corner and in addition to all of the great professional development workshops we will be conducting there are many more that we are really excited about. There are three amazing featured speakers, including keynote George Couros, and over 30 different 1-hour sessions being offered throughout the day.

For … Read more

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off | Facebook Twitter