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Professional Development Webinars


Teq Webinar - SMART amp
SMART amp©, the newest product offering from SMART Technologies, is a web-based platform designed to connect different devices to a single, collaborative workspace. In this webinar, you’ll see how teachers can easily distribute lesson materials to students, conduct formative assessment to gauge student understanding of concepts, and manage student projects, all in real-time. You’ll also find out exactly what you’ll need to get up-and-running with amp, and how Teq is prepared to support you along the way. Whether you’ve purchased SMART amp and you’re ready to get started now, or you’re simply investigating solutions for increased collaboration in an environment with multiple devices, we’re excited to share the possibilities that SMART amp provides.
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Teq Webinar - Choose Your Own Adventure with the NAO Robot
The NAO Robot is an exciting educational tool that not only teaches students the basics of computer programming, through the accompanying software Choregraphe, but can also serve as a platform to encourage group work, scripting, storyboarding, and much more. In this video, we go through a “Choose Your Own Adventure” activity with the NAO Robot. This activity will have students working in groups, scripting out a multi-ending story, and then programming the NAO Robot. You will learn how to incorporate crucial literacy skills and pair them with the computer programming component of Choregraphe.
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Everything Educreations
Educreations provides all the tools you need to flip your classroom and provide useful screencasts to your students. This session will cover “Everything Educreations” from creating your classes, enrolling students, building courses, and sharing your screencasts. Participants will be guided through the best ways to make screencasts that are appropriate and useful, as well as creative ways to get students involved in creating screencasts to demonstrate learning.
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Multi-Media Posters with ThingLink and Buncee
Students have been creating posters with markers and oak tags as long as anyone can remember. Creating multi-media posters is an easy way to bring technology into typical classroom activities. Multi-media posters allow students to add dynamic content and share with others via a website. In this webinar we will cover two of our favorite ways to create multi-media posters with ThingLink and Buncee.
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Teq Webinar - Research with Instagrok
Instagrok is a dynamic researching website that gives students access to unlimited resources and allows for self directed learning. Join us as we look through the major features of Instagrok.com and demonstrate a practical example of using Instagrok with your students. Learn why Instagrok is much much more than just a Google Search. For more resources, visit www.teq.com.
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Teq Webinar - Virtual Classrooms with Edmodo
Today’s classroom is much more than inside of the actual classroom. Using Edmodo teachers have the ability to create a virtual classroom to engage with students, provide resources, administer quizzes and most importantly create a collaborative learning environment that prepares students for the 21st century globally connected workforce. Join us in covering the basics and some more advanced uses of Edmodo and how you can create a virtual classroom today!
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Teq Webinar - iPad Apps Café
Welcome to Teq’s iPad Apps Cafe! We will be exploring a menu of iPad apps for use by both teachers and students in the classroom. From updates to some of our old favorites and new apps we have never discussed before. This webinar will not only cover the functionality of a variety of iPad apps, but helpful tips and tricks to actually implementing these Apps in your classroom. For more resources, visit www.teq.com .
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Teq Webinar - Best Practices for Digital Citizenship
Preparing students for the 21st century workplace is one of the most important jobs of a teacher today. With the integration of the internet and social media into our everyday lives, students have access to more information now than ever before. This means teaching students proper digital citizenship is at a premium in our classrooms. Join us to discover some best practices for introducing and implementing digital citizenship into your classroom. From citing web resources to locating creative commons resources that are open for everyone to use, we will cover some useful web tools as well as help you prepare yourself and your students to be a proper digital citizen.
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Teq Webinar - Prezi
Prezi is a virtual whiteboard that transforms presentations from monologues into conversations: enabling people to see, understand, and remember ideas. Because people remember spaces and stories, Prezi's use of spatial metaphor helps your audience remember your content better. Whether you’re in the boardroom or the classroom, this course will help you use Prezi to engage your audience.
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Teq Webinar - Going Further with SMART Notebook
Do you use SMART Notebook software and looking for great ways to create content for your class? Our previous webinars, Intro to SMART Boards and Intro to the SMART Notebook Software, showed you the basics of how to interact with SMART Notebook. This webinar will help you create fun, interactive pages that will keep your students engaged. Use the tools that we have previously featured to learn how to format creative pages. These simple techniques will have a large impact on your lesson presentation. We look forward to learning with you! For more resources, visit www.teq.com.
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Teq Webinar - Social Media in the Classroom
Social Media has become an excellent tool for opening up communication between teachers, students, and parents all over the globe. In this webinar we will discuss the best practices for implementing these popular social medias into your classroom. We’ll show you how to use sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest to grow your own education-focused network to communicate with your students inside and outside of the classroom.
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Teq Webinar - Intro to the Promethean ActivInspire software
Learn how to create content in Promethean’s ActivInspire software to make your own Flipcharts. This intro-level webinar show you how to add the basic (characteristics) of a creative and engaging Activ Page, and cover more advanced features, such as linking to the internet, using pre-made templates, and importing other presentation or interactive files into Activ Flipcharts. For more resources, visit www.teq.com.
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Teq Webinar - Intro to the SMART Notebook Software
Learn how to create content in the SMART Notebook software to make your own interactive Notebook files. This webinar will cover how to create engaging SMART Notebook pages using basic and advanced features, such as linking to the internet, using pre-made templates, and importing other presentation or interactive files into SMART Notebook.
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Teq Webinar - Getting Started with Promethean ActivBoard
Learn how to use the Promethean ActivBoard to boost student interaction and engagement in your classroom. This webinar will walk you through the basics of how to connect the ActivBoard, use the ActivPen, browse the Internet, and use different tools to enhance student interaction. After this Webinar, you’ll have the foundation and the confidence to use this great tool in your classroom.
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Teq Webinar - Intro to SMART Boards
Just get a SMART Board in you classroom, but don’t know how to use it? Then this is the webinar for you! From setting up and customizing your floating toolbar, to interacting with other applications on your computer, this webinar will teach you all the basics to successfully interact with your SMART Board in front of your students.
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Teq Webinar - Q&A with Teq Fellas
Have a question you’ve been itching to ask our Team? Well ask away during our Q and A webinar! We we are opening up communication with the audience, and answering questions relating to anything we have covered over the year! Submit your questions and let us give you the answers you’ve been looking for. For more resources, visit www.teq.com .
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Teq Webinar - iPad Appy Hour
Join us for a few APPitizers as we explore our favorite educational iPad Apps, with Teq’s iPad Appy Hour. The growing popularity of iPad usage in the classroom has made it vital for teachers to find the best classroom apps possible. In previous webinars, we covered a number of different iPad apps, but this time around we will go even deeper into the Teq archives and cover the practical uses for these apps and iPads, regardless if they’re in the hands of the teacher or student. For more resources, visit www.teq.com .
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Teq Webinar - Digital Storytelling
Creating Digital Stories is a fun and engaging way to not only present information to your students, but also allow them to become content creators through the use of technology. We previously introduced you to the advantages of creating compelling lessons through the use of Microsoft Photo Story. Now join us as we explore a number of different softwares, websites and apps that enable you and your students to create awesome digital stories for your classroom! For more resources, visit www.teq.com .
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Teq Webinar - Glogster EDU
Ever wish your students had a one-stop shop filled with resources for a lesson or project? Make that wish a reality with Glogster. Learn how you and your students will be able to create informational multimedia posters using a "pinboard" style format, where you can include links, documents, videos ,and pictures to enhance presentations. Glogster is an empowering tool that supports student learning in fun and engaging ways. For more resources, visit www.teq.com.
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Teq Webinar - FluidMath and Practicing for State Exams
FluidMath is an award-winning educational software that will change your view of what can be achieved with interactive boards and tablets! This webinar demonstrates all the basic capabilities of FluidMath, including its top-of-the-line handwriting recognition features. This introductory seminar will give you the skills to create dynamic instructional materials, and engaging moments of discovery for your math students. Once you have become familiar with FluidMath, watch as we delve deeper into FluidMath’s usage in daily classroom instruction. Old AP and state exams will be our starting point as we solve, graph, and animate math problems, turning familiar learning experiences into something new altogether. We'll also explore how FluidMath can be used to enhance student understanding of the Common Core State Standards, which will be measured by future assessments.
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Teq Hebrew Webinar - Encoding Before Decoding
Education always bridges the student from the known to the as of yet unknown. Before we learn to decode the written thoughts of others, we might stop to learn to put our own thoughts to the written word. Learn how digital media can facilitate students’ original composition on a variety of levels ranging from putting letters and grammatical components together into words to putting words together into thoughts on their way to understanding the compositions of others.
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Teq Webinar - Ready, Set, Quiz!
Come on down! to learn how to create interactive games and quizzes using a variety of different softwares and websites. There will be no Whammies as we show you how create quizzes using software such as SMART Response, and websites like Socrative, Edmodo, Poll Everywhere, and Google Forms. The survey says you will enjoy this Webinar and learn a lot of valuable material that you can showcase (showdown) for your students. Join us LIVE for your chance to win Teq Prizes!!! Ready…Set…QUIZ!

Quizzing students is a time cherished tradition for teachers. The ability to quickly assess knowledge, review understanding of key concepts, formal and informal quizzes is valuable to today’s teacher. We will be exploring a variety of softwares, apps and services that allow teachers to create quizzes that can be taken by students in the classroom or at home and graded immediately.

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Teq Webinar - Google Earth Revisited
We have covered how to use many of the features of Google Earth in previous webinars. This time we’re going to share 3 Content Specific Activities for students using some of the more advanced features like Path and Timeshifter. Join us as we use Google Earth to transform either your IWB or student’s computer into an engaging activity center. Get a refresher by checking out our previous Google Earth webinars at www.teq.com/webinar.
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Hebrew Webinar - Audio and Other Flashcards
Why wait until students can read to give them flashcards? Your native vocabulary was learned by matching sounds to pictures. Help your students develop their vocabulary with audio flashcards. Join us as we compare and contrast different utilities for creating audio and more standard flashcards that you can use to prepare your class with vocabulary and much more. For more resources, visit www.teq.com .
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Teq Webinar - Intro to ActivInspire part 2
Learn how to begin creating content in the ActivInspire software to start making your Flipcharts. This introductory level Webinar will begin to show the wonderful capabilities ActivInspire allows for. You will be shown how to add the basic (characteristics) of a creative and engaging Activ Page, as well as other, more advanced features, such as linking to the internet, using pre-made templates, and importing other presentation or interactive files into Activ Flipcharts. After this Webinar you will have the knowledge and confidence to begin creating engaging and interactive content in the Promethean ActivInspire software for your students. For more resources, visit www.teq.com .
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Teq Webinar - SMART Notebook and the Special Ed Classroom
As we all know, every learner is different. All students in a Special Ed classroom have individual needs. Learn how SMART Notebook activities can be adapted to address IEP Goals. We will demonstrate how to add additional supports for lessons when necessary, and create verifying evidence for assessment. For more information, visit www.teq.com .
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Teq Webinar - Intro to Promethean ActivBoard
Learn how to use the Promethean ActivBoard in your classroom to add more student interaction and engagement. This Webinar will take you through the basics of how to connect the Board, use the ActivPen as a mouse as well as a digital pen, browse the internet, and use different tools to enhance student interaction with the material they are learning. After this Webinar you will have the foundation and ability needed to use your ActivBoard on a more regular basis. For more information, visit www.teq.com .
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Teq Webinar - One Note
OneNote is a commonly overlooked software included with Microsoft Office. It is quite possible you have it on your computer, but have never used it. We will go through the basic features of OneNote and how it can be used as a Project Based Learning tool from start to finish. Teachers will be able to create assignments, add resources, and share their created notebooks with students. For more information, visit www.teq.com.
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Teq Webinar - Going Further with Edmodo
Here at Teq we use Edmodo for everything. We have integrated it into every webinar for the past few months without focusing on the social media network itself. In this webinar we’ll show you how you can incorporate Edmodo into your classroom, and take you through all of the features it has to offer. From assignments and quizzes to integrated apps, Edmodo has it all!! For more information, visit www.teq.com.
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Teq Webinar - Converting Files
Trying to keep up with new technology and creating activities and files in different softwares can be overwhelming and time consuming. Teachers already have plenty of resources they have been using for years, from worksheets to Microsoft Word documents and many more. In this webinar we will cover converting older files to be used in a variety of different softwares. From video files to scanning documents, we will CONVERT you to a teacher that uses technology.
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Teq Webinar - Google Drive
Google Apps is a great free resource for teachers in the classroom. We have explored Google Documents in past webinars, but there is still a number of helpful tools to cover within the Google Apps suite. Join us to explore a variety of these tools, including the NEW Google Drive, Forms and more.
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Teq Webinar - Collaborative Classroom Using Scribblar and Subtext
Here at Teq we are always exploring ways to allow students to collaborate using technology. In the past we have discussed the use of Edmodo, Evernote and google Docs. During this webinar we will explore two very exciting ways to have students collaborate in and outside of the classroom.

Scribblar is a way to have collaborative interactive whiteboard space. Imagine multiple classroom using the same whiteboard space at the same time….they can be down the hall from each other or across the country.

Subtext is a free iPad app that allows classroom groups to exchange ideas in the pages of digital texts. You can also layer in enrichment materials, assignments and quizzes—opening up almost limitless opportunities to engage students and foster analysis and writing skills.

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Teq Webinar - Fun With Tables
Tables are one of the most advanced features in the SMART Notebook Software. From organizing data to creating engaging and interactive activities for student’s tables can nearly do it all.
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Just Flip It
Imagine if you will…a learning space where homework is cleverly disguised as thinking and collaborating and your students can use the learning tools that they like to use the best. Teachers across the country have been “flipping” their classroom instruction and transforming the role of the teacher and the learner.

This webinar will provide you with the strategies and resources to get you started creating a “flipped” environment in your classroom. It will cover how to use collaborative websites such as: www.edmodo.com, www.educreations.com, and some others. We will also review how to use various screen recording software to create content for students. For more information, go to www.teq.com
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Teq Webinar - Evernote for the Classroom
An elephant never FORGETS!! Evernote or “notes everywhere”. Evernote is a popular website and apps for mobile devices that many people use for virtual notebooks. But evernote is much more than that. Evernote has created a collection of apps and services that fit very well in the classroom. From virtual Notebooks, Annotating pictures, study help and much much more. Learn all Evernote has to offer with Teq. For more resources, visit http://www.teq.com
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Teq Webinar - Top 5 iPad Apps: Creating and Sharing Content
Teq is always exploring the newest and best apps for the classroom, from new features of old classics to the newest apps made for education. During this webinar we will discuss some of the best apps for content creation and sharing: Snapguide, Tagpad, PlainText, Scribble Press and more! For more resources visit http://www.teq.com.
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Hebrew Webinar - Voicethread
Help your students to practice their leining of their Chumash or Gemara and to comment on the leining of classmates. Voice Thread is an increasingly popular collaborative tool for combining auditory and visual intelligences and for encouraging your students to work together to learn.
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Teq Webinar - Getting Started with your SMART Board
Just in time for the new school year, helpful pointers to help get you started with your new Smartboard!
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Hebrew Webinar - Teq Torah
Before the start of the new school year, see some examples of the Torah you can give your students with a SMART Board. Preview the Teq Chumash series of SMART Notebook files including Taamei HaMikrah, Dikduk, Shorashim -- beautiful, vivid, moveable. See how to make finding the root of a Hebrew verb exciting and self-checking with simple Notebook tools. Prepare your students for class with the new Teq Chumash Vocabulary app and the home Dikduk practice exercises.
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Teq Webinar - Google Earth, Part 3
Back with the 3rd Part to our Google Earth sessions, Matthew will take us through some of the more advanced features of Google Earth. Hold on tight because it’s going to be ‘out of this world’.
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Teq Webinar - What Makes Podcasting So Easy
Do you listen to podcasts? Have you ever wondered how they’re made? This webinar will turn you and your students into podcasting super stars. Learn the basics and advanced features of audio podcasting and how you can get started
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Hebrew Webinar - Converting to Notebook
Explore different ways of converting your existing lesson pages into SMART Notebook files. The possibilities range from Copy/Paste and Image Capture to printing all of your pages and pages of old Word and/or Davka files to the SMA
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Creating an Interactive Lesson for the SMART Board
Learn about interactive lessons and how to create them using layers to reveal information, Lesson Activity Toolkit applications, adding sound, and many more tools.
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Hebrew Webinar: Notebook Graphics
When many pictures on Google are simply not appropriate for the Torah classroom and there’s only so much clipart out there, it’s good to know that we can use the SMART Notebook software to make incredible graphic effects. Hid
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Digital Storytelling with Photo Story for PC
Learn to use the free program Microsoft Photo Story (only available on PCs) to create digital stories with your students. We will feature step-by-step instructions to create a dynamic digital story.
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Google Docs Basics
Learn how to create collaborative documents that you can access from any computer, anywhere. In this webinar we’ll discuss the basics of using Google Docs and creating documents to use in and out of the classroom.
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Hidden Gems in the Notebook Gallery
You may be missing out on some great material for your next class. Let us help you uncover the perfect content to support your Notebook lessons.
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QR Codes in the Classroom
You probably see Quick Response (QR) codes in advertisements, on products and online every day. Well, together we’ll explore how these two-dimensional codes can be used as a helpful learning tool in the classroom.
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"Sound" Teaching Practices
Sound adds a whole new element to our lessons, but finding Hebrew recordings in the right dialect can be quite challenging. With Audacity and FormatFactory, both free applications, you can not only record your own sounds, but edit
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Google Earth, Part 2
There are so many features to Google Earth that we needed to split it into two webinars! Join us for Part 2 and learn about the “image overlay” function and more.
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SAFARI Montage
Explore how SAFARI Montage will enable you to have instant access to thousands of educational video titles. And because it’s hosted locally and delivered through your school’s internal network, there’s no downloading, stream
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Table Reveals for Hebrew Studies
Show your class how the Jews searched through the Egyptian houses in the Plague of Darkness. Better yet, keep a “finger” in the SMART Board Hagadah so all the students can follow the Four Questions. Explore how SMART Tables
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Introduction to SMART Notebook 11
Be one of the first to learn about the updated features and tools in the new SMART Notebook 11 collaborative learning software. Highlights include embedded web browsing, audio recording, customized creative pen, an enhanced toolba
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Vizzle
VizZle is an interactive, web-based learning tool with a database of over 15,000 pieces of media. Learn to use this extensive educational resource to create more engaging and collaborative lessons.
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Transparent Background for Hebrew Studies
What good is SMART Notebook when you can’t even see it? Use the Transparent Background for Hebrew studies whether to show the route of Yetzias Mitzraim in Google Earth or to interact with the Gemara in tzuras hadaf.
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Seamlessly Save Work with Dropbox
Have you ever lost files from a computer? In this webinar learn how Dropbox.com can provide a safe-haven for files created by students or that you want to bring from home
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SMART Math Tools in Notebook Software
Learn how to engage students using dynamic graphing, shape division/manipulation, and handwriting recognition for mathematical symbols
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Tu Bishvat Photo Text
What can SMART Notebook do to help your lessons really start to bloom? See how to create a beautiful and interactive Tu Bishvat Notebook lesson employing various text and image capture “Teqniques”. We will also demonstrate how
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Google Earth in the Classroom
Travel around the world with your class. Learn how you can use this free software to explore the Earth through detailed satellite images and interactive street views.
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