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Teq DTC: Google Educator Session 4 - Drive
Teq DTC: Google Educator Session 4 - Drive
Mar 22, 2017 at 04:00 PM

We all know how hectic an educator’s life can get with multiple lines of communication, deadlines, and various tasks that require organization. Join us for our course on Gmail and Google Calendar where we discuss a variety of methods and practices to assist with streamlining communication procedures and managing to-do lists. The built in features of Gmail and Calendar can help teachers manage their workflow for classroom, increase personal communication and streamline project management.

Using the SMART Board for Early Childhood Literacy
Using the SMART Board for Early Childhood Literacy
Mar 20, 2017 at 03:00 PM

In this session, we will look at how literacy teachers can inspire and motivate students using online resources and technology through the SMART Board. We'll take a look at some tips and tricks you can use to make decoding and phonics simpler for your students. We will explore different online resources in order to create lessons and then dive into the SMART Notebook software to explore various features you have access to in order to build custom activities with your students such as the gallery and SMART Speller. By the end of this session, you will come away with multiple skills to begin generating differentiated multimedia lessons for whole class instruction and center use.

Going Further with Promethean ActivInspire
Going Further with Promethean ActivInspire
Mar 16, 2017 at 04:00 PM

Learn how to create content in Prometheans ActivInspire software to make your own Flipcharts.In this going further course, we will explore how to take the basics of creating an engaging Flipchart page, and cover much more advanced features. Learn how to create assessments and deliver dynamic, and authentic classroom assessments andboost student interaction and engagement in the classroom.

Teq DTC: Google Educator Session 3 - Chrome and Keep
Teq DTC: Google Educator Session 3 - Chrome and Keep
Mar 15, 2017 at 04:00 PM

Join us for the third session of the Google Educator Basic Digital Teacher Certification where we will discuss how to maximize the use of Google Chrome and the functions that make it more than a traditional web browser. During this course you will learn how to locate and manage apps, extensions, and themes from the Chrome Web Store. We will also explore a number of organizational strategies with Google Keep that can help teachers manage a number of tasks.

Technology to Support the Danielson Framework - Domain 3
Technology to Support the Danielson Framework - Domain 3
Mar 13, 2017 at 03:00 PM

Are you struggling to engage your students in learning? Do you ever ask yourself, "How can I bring this complex content that MUST be taught...to life for my students?" If you answered yes to all these questions, then you're in the right place! Our Curriculum Specialists will guide you through a variety of resources and technology to support Domain 3 of the Danielson Framework, Instruction, where their focus will be to provide strategies for improving your communication with students, introduce different techniques for questioning and discussion, and enhance your flexibility and responsiveness during any type of lesson. Here in Domain 3, teachers execute the plans that they previously created in Domain 1: Planning and Preparation. This domain is considered the "heart" of teaching and we are more than excited to support your passion for instruction as we boost students' passion for learning!

Intro to Promethean ActivInspire
Intro to Promethean ActivInspire
Mar 9, 2017 at 04:00 PM

Promethean ActivInspire is a software designed to help teachers make the best use of their interactive whiteboard. In this course you will learn to use this software to write, manipulate, and annotate your desktop and to make your own flipcharts. Along with getting to know the basics of creating an engaging Flipchart Page, you will also learn some more advanced features such as linking to the internet, using pre-made templates, and importing other presentation or interactive files into Activ Flipcharts.

Teq DTC: Google Educator Session 2 - Support
Teq DTC: Google Educator Session 2 - Support
Mar 8, 2017 at 04:00 PM

Do you ever feel like you don't have enough support? Continue your learning by joining us for the second session of the Google Educator Basic Digital Teacher Certification where we will explore some support resources to help you build your personal learning network(PLN). During this course you will learn about best practices for implementing technology into your classroom, teaching digital citizenship, and where to locate support resources. Share ideas with other educators, and continue building your PLN with us here at Teq as we provide assignments and feedback following each of the certification courses.

Promethean ActivPanel Basics
Promethean ActivPanel Basics
Mar 7, 2017 at 04:00 PM

Learn how to use the Promethean ActivPanel to boost student interaction and engagement in your classroom. This session will walk you through the basics of how to connect the ActivPanel, use the ActivPen, browse the Internet, and use different tools to enhance student interaction. After this session, you'll have the foundation and the confidence to use this great tool in your classroom.

St. Patrick's Day Poetry
St. Patrick's Day Poetry
Mar 6, 2017 at 03:00 PM

Join us to find the gold at the end of the rainbow as we explore St. Patrick's Day themed poetry lesson ideas geared to elementary students. Our curriculum specialist will walk you through some fun ways to incorporate technology into your poetry lesson, while showing you some great tools both you and your students can benefit from. Now let's go find that gold!

Teq DTC: Google Educator Session 1- Introduction
Teq DTC: Google Educator Session 1- Introduction
Mar 1, 2017 at 04:00 PM

Do fellow teachers often ask you for technical assistance? If they don’t would you like to be that pillar of knowledge for your peers? Join us for our first session in our Google Educators Basic Digital Teacher Certification! With this certification backed by Teq you will be more than prepared to assist your peers with their questions and even move on to take the Google Educator Level 1 exam! In this course you will receive an introduction to our Certification including, the breakdown of courses, assignment requirements, and support resources. Learn about the Google Tools that will be covered throughout the certification and how you can use these in creative ways to expand your classroom and create relevant, collaborative and exciting learning opportunities for your students.

Lesson Planning for ENLs
Lesson Planning for ENLs
Feb 27, 2017 at 03:00 PM

It may be difficult to know how to fully support an English as a New Language Learner(ENL) in your classroom. There are many strategies and resources out there like Colorin' Colorado!, free graphic organizers, and lesson plans that can help you if you know where to look! In this session we will look at  some of those resources, and lesson planning strategies to help you support your students. 

Labdisc: Measuring UV Light
Labdisc: Measuring UV Light
Feb 24, 2017 at 04:00 PM

Have you ever wondered what is the BEST sunscreen and SPF number to protect you from the intense UV light given off by the sun? In this course, we will measure the effectiveness of various SPF ratings for sunblocks using the labdisc.You will need an Enviro labdisc to perform this activity. Our curriculum specialists will show you how to set up your Labdisc, conduct an experiment, collect data, and manipulate the data all within the Labdisc - Globilab sofrware. Join us to learn one of the many engaging uses of Labdisc in the science classroom!

Better Bookmarks
Better Bookmarks
Feb 23, 2017 at 04:00 PM

Some days we have so many ideas running through our minds its hard to keep track. Do you ever wish you could capture specific aspects of resources found online like a photo on a digital poster, jot down voice memos, or tag resources to find later? Join us as we explore the many benefits of using apps like Diigo and Google Keep to organize those ideas and save them for those rare days when we do have time.

Going Further with Google Classroom
Going Further with Google Classroom
Feb 22, 2017 at 04:00 PM

Google has been making consistent updates to its easy-to-use Learning Management System, Classroom. Join us as we explore the process of creating , submitting and checking assignments through with Classroom. New to the platform - individual assignments which promotes differentiation, teacher notifications, classroom metrics, guardian summaries and more!  We will also review the capabilities of the mobile version in order to enhance the experience with Classroom for teacher and student. You don't want to miss this!

Google Hangouts
Google Hangouts
Feb 21, 2017 at 04:00 PM

Do you need support with enriching your students' learning experience? Google Hangouts is one of the G Suite for Education core services. It is an effective tool in making connections, working collaboratively and introducing the wider world to your students. Come join our PD Staff as they explore a step-by-step process of getting started with Hangouts and introduce you to ways you may incorporate this application in your day-to-day classroom instruction. 

Digital Teaching and Learning with Nearpod
Digital Teaching and Learning with Nearpod
Feb 16, 2017 at 04:00 PM

Engage your students with interactive lessons and better your mobile assessment techniques with Nearpod! Let our PD instructors show you the ins and outs of this interactive learning tool so you can focus your students’ learning and create interactive presentations that include polls, quizzes, videos, drawing activities, self-guided quizzes, and more.

OpenEd in the ELA Classroom
OpenEd in the ELA Classroom
Feb 13, 2017 at 03:00 PM

Come take a look through the largest organized resource library for K-12 teachers; the right resource available for each and every standard and student. Our PD specialists will explore OpenEd with you and show how teachers can utilize this platform in their ELA classroom. From quizzes and formative assessments, to homework assignments and lessons, OpenEd automatically grades for you! Students love OpenEd in the ELA class due to the fact that videos and games are recommended to them based on their performance. There is a resource aligned to every single Common Core ELA standard. The result of OpenEd is truly personalized learning for each student!

Teq Hearts Math
Teq Hearts Math
Feb 6, 2017 at 03:00 PM

How does Teq love math? Let us count the ways... Join us for an exciting session of Online PD (and bring your heart shaped chocolates, no one will judge you for eating the whole box!)  We will explore a Valentine's day themed math lesson geared towards middle to high school students. Our curriculum specialists will share their admiration for math by graphing and completing a construction of heart shaped graphs through various programs like Geogebra and Microsoft Mathematics and spark your passion for learning by incorporating mathematical heart and brain teasers! 

Technology to Support the Danielson Framework - Domain 2
Technology to Support the Danielson Framework - Domain 2
Feb 2, 2017 at 04:00 PM

Join our Curriculum Specialists as we explore a variety of resources and technology to support Domain 2 of the Danielson Framework, focusing our attention on your efforts in creating an exceptional "Classroom Environment." Priorities for establishing a classroom environment full of respect and rapport, a culture for learning, and organizing the physical space include the teacher's ability to create an atmosphere for students that is not only safe and comfortable, but gives all students the feeling of success. Teachers and students begin to work together to establish routines, behavior management strategies, and every-day procedures that work while constructing a caring and warm space, fostering a professional learning setting for all parties involved  As a result, there is mutual respect, understanding, and ultimate success for both teachers and students. 

Apps to Support the Special Education Teacher (A.S.S.E.T.)
Apps to Support the Special Education Teacher (A.S.S.E.T.)
Jan 31, 2017 at 04:00 PM

This iPad-centric course will cover a variety of skill based and creation apps that are useful in the Special Ed classroom. The session will not just cover the functionality of the apps but best practices to incorporate these apps effectively with students. For example: Using iPads as a Center, for assessment or as a behavior management tool. The session will also reveal some of the best kept accessibility secrets the iPad has to offer to reach all types of learners.

Labdisc: Solubility
Labdisc: Solubility
Jan 26, 2017 at 04:00 PM

In this course we'll look at just one of the many applications of a Labdisc in the Chemistry classroom. You can use any Labdisc to perform this activity. Our Curriculum Specialists will show you how to conduct an experiment to identify temperature's influence on a substance's solubility using the temperature probe provided with your Labdisc. They will then show you how to analyze and manipulate the data within the Globilab software as well as extensions you could bring to your classroom!

Going Further with SMART amp
Going Further with SMART amp
Jan 24, 2017 at 04:00 PM

In our first SMART amp session, we gave you a broad overview of this collaborative platform for learning. In session two, we'll take a more specific look at what a typical classroom workflow looks like. In this course, you'll get a more detailed look at the teacher dashboard and you'll learn some useful strategies for designing effective workspaces and organizing your content. After this session, you'll be more than ready to get up-and-running with SMART amp and be on your way to creating a truly collaborative classroom. 

Differentiation Tips for SMART Notebook
Differentiation Tips for SMART Notebook
Jan 23, 2017 at 03:00 PM

Discover how technology, specifically your SMART Notebook software, can help you address the diverse strengths and weaknesses of the students in your classroom. We'll provide background information on differentiating instruction, along with strategies and resources to help you differentiate planning, instruction, management, and student assessment. This session will focus on creating additional supports to complete SMART Notebook activities for a variety of learners in your classroom.

Google Sites
Google Sites
Jan 19, 2017 at 04:00 PM

Google Sites is a part of the Gsuite Collaboration Series. Recent updates have made Site creation much easier! Join us to get some planning and creation tips to construct a multi page site with an attractive layout and content. Use this Site for your students, for parents, or for collaboration with fellow teachers!

SMART kapp iQ
SMART kapp iQ
Jan 17, 2017 at 04:00 PM

The SMART kapp iQ is an add on module to the SMART IFP 6000 series. This add on will free the teacher's computer from the SMART IFP and allows student to interact with a variety of apps built right into the 6000 series SMART Interactive Flat Panel. These applications include collaboration tools, access to SMART lab activites, Chrome, Screensharing and more. Join us to see the newest product on the SMART family of interactive technology.

Collaborating in G Suite
Collaborating in G Suite
Jan 12, 2017 at 04:00 PM

Are you curious about facilitating virtual collaboration? Do you need a little help to get started? Join us as we explore the many ways you can use the core productivity apps in the G Suite Collaboration series, Docs, Sheets, and Slides, to leverage their communication features to increase engagement, participation, and creativity in your classroom. We will discuss digital literacy, best practices, and give you implementation tips to make you feel comfortable using the G Suite Collaboration series in your classroom today!

SMART Board Basics 4000 Series
SMART Board Basics 4000 Series
Jan 10, 2017 at 04:00 PM

The SMART Board 4000 series interactive displays is considered a new era of classroom collaboration. This product gives teachers and students a superior touch experience, collaborative features, and 4K Ultra HD resolution. Come join us to learn how the 4000 series provides reliability, simplicity, and intuition to help you teach, collaborate and share.

Technology to Support the Danielson Framework - Domain 1
Technology to Support the Danielson Framework - Domain 1
Jan 9, 2017 at 03:00 PM

In this first of four-session series, we'll explore how you can best incorporate technology resources to demonstrate your effectiveness of various components of Domain 1 of The Danielson Framework. The Danielson Framework is a constructivist set of instructional components aimed at helping teachers in four domains: Planning and Preparation, Classroom Environment, Instruction, and Professional Responsibilities. From demonstrating knowledge of resources, content and pedagogy, to designing student assessments, our curriculum specialists will guide you through their favorites websites, platforms, and software programs for Planning and Preparation!

Google Forms
Google Forms
Jan 5, 2017 at 04:00 PM

Google Forms is one of the core G Suite apps. It is a multipurpose tool that allows administrators, teachers, and students an easy way to collect and organize information, big or small. Plan events, survey parents, create a quick opinion poll for students, create quizzes and informal assessments for a lesson, export data to a Google Sheet to analyze trends, and collect a multiude of information in a steamline, easy way. Come join our Curriculum Specialists as they walk you through the process to begin incorporating Google Forms in your classroom!

20 Cool Things - Part 2
20 Cool Things - Part 2
Jan 3, 2017 at 04:00 PM

Join us for Part 2 of this course where we discover some more of the latest and least-known uses for the interactive whiteboard. This fast-paced session will explore 20 resources, features, and techniques, designed for your interactive whiteboard to help engage your students and enhance curriculum and instruction.

Clerical Applications: Docs
Clerical Applications: Docs
Dec 22, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join us for our last session in our Clerical Applications Series where we will be focusing on Gsuite Docs. Our Curriculum Specialists will show you how to format your documents, create and edit headings and templates, export and import documents, utilize revision history and the research tool, import fonts, take advantage of keyboard shortcuts, and some of the useful editing and sharing settings within Docs. 

Clerical Applications: G Suite
Clerical Applications: G Suite
Dec 21, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Recently Google made some changes to their naming convention. Join us for our third session in our Clerical Applications Series as we discuss with you the changes to Gsuite and the various ways that Slides, Drive, and Sheets can help you with your day to day tasks. 

Clerical Applications: Excel
Clerical Applications: Excel
Dec 20, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join us for our second session of our Clerical Applications Series! In our first session we focused on Microsoft Word and in this session we will be working with Microsoft Excel. Our Curriculum Specialists will show you how to customize the Excel interface, format text and numbers, utilize templates, perform basic calculations using applicable functions, utilize editing and sharing settings, and some more general tips to maximize the usefulness of Excel for your staff. 

What's New in Notebook 16.2
What's New in Notebook 16.2
Dec 19, 2016 at 04:00 PM

The latest version of the SMART Learning Suite version 16.2, has been released and Teq’s PD team is here to share all of the latest features with you. Updates include: New interfaces and content management tools in SMART lab  Changes to bookmarks Changes to handouts Google Classroom integration in SMART amp The addition of a robust math equation editor within SMART Notebook Join our professional development specialists to learn more about SMART’s latest creations and how all of the changes can benefit your classroom.

Clerical Applications: Word
Clerical Applications: Word
Dec 19, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Join us for our first ever Clerical Applications series! For our first session we will be focusing on Microsoft Word. Our Curriculum Specialists will show you how to format your documents, create and edit headings and templates, export documents to various formats, import fonts, utilize keyboard shortcuts, and some of the useful editing and sharing settings within Word. 

Gamification
Gamification
Dec 15, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Gamification is a way of cultivating motivation in your students by using games that have educational goals and levels which provide increasingly challenging content. Join us as we show you 5 of our favorite Gamification resources to use in your classroom! To learn more about Game-Based Learning and Gamification before this session check out our Blog at Teq.com!

20 Cool Things - Part I
20 Cool Things - Part I
Dec 14, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Explore some of the latest and least-known uses for the interactive whiteboard. This fast-paced session will explore 20 Common Core-aligned resources, features, and techniques, designed for your interactive whiteboard.

Labdisc: Heart Rate
Labdisc: Heart Rate
Dec 13, 2016 at 04:00 PM

In this course we'll look at just one of the many applications of a Labdisc in the Biology classroom. You will need a BioChem Labdisc to perform this activity. Our Curriculum Specialists will show you how to conduct an experiment to measure heart rate using the heart rate sensor provided with your Labdisc. They will then show you how to analyze and manipulate the data within the Labdisc software.

G Suite Updates
G Suite Updates
Dec 12, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Join us for our Gsuite updates session, in which our Curriculum Specialists will show you some of the latest changes to Google Apps for Education, including the most obvious change, the naming convention! If you are curious about these updates check out our blog at Teq.com for more information before our session!

Game-Based Learning
Game-Based Learning
Dec 8, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Game-Based Learning is a phrase often confused with Gamification or gaming. In this course we will share with you our 5 favorite Game-Based Learning activities to start using in your classroom right away! You will also learn about some ways you can gamify your classroom with or without computers! To learn more about Game-Based Learning and Gamification before this session check out our Blog at Teq.com!

Best Practices with Mobile Assessment
Best Practices with Mobile Assessment
Dec 7, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Explore in detail some of the best practices for using mobile or web based assessment. Learn how you to use a variety of mobile assessment softwares to create presentations which students can interact with through polls, quizzes, videos, drawing activities, self-guided quizzes and more.

Going Further with Programming: Hour of Code Edition Part 2
Going Further with Programming: Hour of Code Edition Part 2
Dec 6, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Its Hour of Code Week! Todays course will be a continuation of our Hour of Code Series. Join us to continue to learn about programming using applications beyond those provided by Code.org. In this course we will dive into some of the resources we provided in our first course to help you take your students deeper into the applications of computer programming. 

Hour of Code: Code-Bots
Hour of Code: Code-Bots
Dec 5, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Its Hour of Code Week! In this course we will be exploring some new and exciting coding applications to take you and your students beyond the hour of code activities provided by Code.org. Join us as we move away from those online coding programs and towards using robots, specifically the code-a-pillar and the bee-bot. With these affordable resources your students can see their coding skills put to work! 

Benefits of a SMART Learning Suite Subscription Session 4: Save Teachers' Time
Benefits of a SMART Learning Suite Subscription Session 4: Save Teachers' Time
Dec 1, 2016 at 06:00 PM

In the final session for this sequence, the PD team will discuss ways in which the SMART Learning Suite allows teachers to manage their time more efficiently. Between prepping for classes and grading assessments, it is sometimes challenging for teachers to find moments to develop innovative lessons that incorporate technology.  SMART Exchange is a helpful resource that educators can certainly benefit from.  Join us as we become familiarized with the SMART Exchange platform and view content created by teachers, for teachers.  In addition, we’ll revisit SMART amp, SMART lab, and SMART response 2 to reflect upon how these features can enhance student learning and provide teachers with found time

Better Student Handouts with Publisher
Better Student Handouts with Publisher
Nov 30, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join us to learn about Microsoft Publisher and how to create engaging handouts with it. Learn to swap pictures in your design, use professional looking effects, import online pictures, and use pictures as backgrounds!

More Google Extensions
More Google Extensions
Nov 28, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Google Extensions are additional components available on Google Chrome used to customize and enhance searches based on users' specific needs and tasks! In this PD session, we'll explore sample extensions and discuss ways in which they will be beneficial in the classroom!

Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe Premiere Pro
Nov 23, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Come learn about Adobe Premiere Pro! In this session we will show you how to create visually stunning videos anywhere. As a part of the creative cloud you can easily share and upload your videos to your desktop or mobile devices with the moble Premier app.

Listenwise
Listenwise
Nov 21, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Listenwise is a great podcast based resource to support your auditory and english language learners accross all subjects. Join us as we explore the content provided by Listenwise and make suggestions for use in your classroom! 

Benefits of a SMART Learning Suite Subscription Session 3: Insight Into Learning
Benefits of a SMART Learning Suite Subscription Session 3: Insight Into Learning
Nov 17, 2016 at 06:00 PM

Assessments help teachers gauge students’ level of understanding, and the data gathered informs your instruction. Join us for this exciting webinar in which the PD team will take a close look at SMART response 2. This Notebook 16.1 feature enables students to participate in teacher-created assessments via personal devices of nearly any variety. We’ll see how teachers are able to save results for future reference and gain a holistic view of class comprehension.

iOS 10
iOS 10
Nov 16, 2016 at 04:00 PM

In this course, the PD team will explore the most effective and exciting features iOS 10 has to offer!  Released in September 2016, the iOS 10 operating system is sure to help teachers create an engaging learning environment for their students.  Updates to notifications and live broadcasting options within apps are some of the biggest changes that users will come to understand better after participating in this session!

Going Further with Programming: Hour of Code Edition Part 1
Going Further with Programming: Hour of Code Edition Part 1
Nov 14, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Hour of code is a global movement aimed to expose as many students to coding as possible. This December you can volunteer to organize an hour of code for your school. In the introduction of this series we walked you through the basics of orgainizing your own Hour of Code. In this session we will give you the step by step process of completing an Hour of Code coding activity!

Benefits of a SMART Learning Suite Subscription Session 2: Game-Based Learning
Benefits of a SMART Learning Suite Subscription Session 2: Game-Based Learning
Nov 10, 2016 at 06:00 PM

Learn how to build game-based activities using SMART lab, a major component of SMART Notebook 16.1 software. Teachers are able to create effective learning activities with speed and ease!  By following SMART lab’s basic prompts, teachers of all levels of comfort and familiarity can successfully integrate technology into their lessons, and also utilize student devices.  During this session, we’ll explore some sample SMART lab activities and demonstrate the process by which activities of this nature are created.

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 10
SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 10
Nov 9, 2016 at 04:00 PM

You’ve made it to the final step of our 10-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Now it’s time to review what you learned and show of your new found skills. At the end of your 10th and final session, you will have a firm understanding of all the materials covered throughout the course, including how to use SMART Interactive Flat Panel, SMART amp, and SMART Notebook technologies using the 16.1 software. You will also be able to create your own personalized lessons using all the skills learned throughout the course and have a ready-to-use lesson file (supportive of the Common Core Learning Standards) for your classroom.  After your lesson is approved, you will obtain your Digital Teacher Certification, showing your ability to effectively integrate Interactive Whiteboard technology in your classroom.  Remember, our PD instructors are available to answer any and all questions you may have well after your training is through!

Friendsgiving: Feast on Fractions
Friendsgiving: Feast on Fractions
Nov 7, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Hungry for learning? Join us for an exciting session of Online PD as we explore a Thanksgiving themed math lesson geared towards elementary to middle school students. We will serve up some great methods to engage students in interactive lessons focusing on fractions and ratios as they scale recipes and budget a Thanksgiving dinner. Bring your appetite! 

Successfully Integrate Student Devices with SMART Notebook & the SMART Learning Suite
Successfully Integrate Student Devices with SMART Notebook & the SMART Learning Suite
Nov 3, 2016 at 06:00 PM

Discover how to successfully integrate SMART Learning Suite features and your students’ devices to create effective learning experiences. In this introductory session, our PD team will begin to explore how to create engaging lessons that integrate with student devices. Subsequent sessions will take a closer look at game-based learning, collaborative opportunities, and various assessment-building techniques—just some of the many benefits the SMART Learning Suite has to offer educators and students of all grade levels!

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 9
SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 9
Nov 2, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Welcome back to the second session of SMART amp which is session 9 of the 10-part Digital Teacher Certification course! In this session we will dive deeper into the possibilities of amp software by gauging student understanding with amp’s unique assessment tools, and learning how to support different learning styles by using bookmarks, PDF and Notebook files, and other accommodations within the workspace. At the end of the 10-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the 16.1 software.

Creating Multi-Touch Books with iBooks Author
Creating Multi-Touch Books with iBooks Author
Oct 31, 2016 at 03:00 PM

The new generation, referred to as Gen Z, is growing up in a world where everyday they are immersed in technology. Students have become producers and creators of content, desiring to put their skills to use in the classroom and sometimes publish it to the world. The iBooks Author Apple application allows students to view interactive textbooks with 3D images, highlighting and note taking capabilities, study cards, and sharing. Students can also create their own material to support the way they learn and share it in multiple ways. Discover how to encourage Gen Z’s passion for technology and the fundamental way they interacts with the world by creating with iBooks Author!

Mobile Assessment with Socrative
Mobile Assessment with Socrative
Oct 27, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Socrative is a free movile assessment platform that can be utilized both through any web browser and iOS or Android device. Join us and learn how to use Socrative to engage your students with educational exercises and games and to streamline your workflow by collecting and analyzing data in a paper-free process. Tune in live for some real-time questions Q&A with our moderator in the chat box!

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 8
SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 8
Oct 26, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join us for session 8 of the 10-part Digital Teacher Certification course, which is the first of two sessions on SMART's new software, SMART amp! Amp has so many useful features that they couldn’t be fit into one session! In part I you will have an introduction to the dashboard features in student and teacher mode, and how to sign in and create a class. The PD team will also cover the basics of adding content, saving a space, and collaborating by handing/sharing copies. At the end of the 10-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the 16.1 software.

Intro to Programming - Hour of Code Edition
Intro to Programming - Hour of Code Edition
Oct 25, 2016 at 04:00 PM

To some people programming may seem intimidating and we understand that! However, it doesn’t have to be that way. Join us as we help you develop a positive relationship with programming by showing you how easy it can be to learn and integrate into your classroom! In this course you will learn about a few free online programs like Tynker and Scratch that simplify the language of programming. With the increasing demand for individuals entering the workforce to know some basics of programming we would be doing a disservice to our students if we didn’t expose them to it. Programming uses a wide range of critical thinking and troubleshooting skills which are part of the 21st century skills framework.  Come learn how to successfully get your students involved in one of the most popular educational topics right now!

OpenEd in the Math Classroom
OpenEd in the Math Classroom
Oct 24, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Come take a look through the largest organized resource library for K-12 teachers; the right resource available for each and every standard and student. Our PD specialists will explore OpenEd with you and show how teachers can utilize this platform in their math classroom. From quizzes and formative assessments, to homework assignments and lessons, OpenEd automatically grades for you! Students love OpenEd in the Math class due to the fact that videos and games are recommended to them based on their performance. There is a resource aligned to every single Common Core Math standard. The result of OpenEd is truly personalized learning for each student!

Mobile Assessment with Kahoot!
Mobile Assessment with Kahoot!
Oct 20, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Create, play and share fun learning games for any subject, for all ages, for free! Kahoot! is an interactive platform that allows teachers to create fun learning games in minutes or choose from millions to play or adapt. Kahoot! works on any device with internet connection and there is zero set-up time or user accounts that need to be set up. Make sure you join us to learn how to foster social learning and deepen your pedagogical impact with Kahoot!

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 7
SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 7
Oct 19, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Continue your learning with session 7 of the 10-part Digital Teacher Certification course! In this session you’ll learn how to use the SMART Notebook Activity Builder to create your own dynamic lessons! We’ll review how to download and attach other add-ons and widgets such as Smart Blocks, Youtube, and Geogebra. We will also include a brief overview of the Kapp add on which utilizes another one of SMART’s amazing tools. At the end of the 10-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the 16.1 software.

Sheets and Forms with Numbers on the iPad
Sheets and Forms with Numbers on the iPad
Oct 18, 2016 at 04:00 PM

In this course, you will learn how to incorporate Numbers software into your curriculum using the iPad or other Apple mobile devices! Learn to create spreadsheets and interactive charts, graphs, and tables in the context of a comprehensive lesson. Numbers provide an easy way for students to collect and analyze data and create models to display the data in various ways. This course will review the basic and advanced features to help maximize its use in the classroom.

Digital Storytelling with iMovie 10.1
Digital Storytelling with iMovie 10.1
Oct 17, 2016 at 03:00 PM

...Things are getting spooky around here at Teq!  In preparation for Halloween, the PD team has prepared an exciting session that will discuss how teachers and students can utilize iMovie 10.1 to demonstrate creativity and convey elements of effective storytelling. We’ll point out useful updates and fantastic features including Trailer Templates, Storyboards, and Outlines that will help transform the ordinary classroom into an innovative film studio!  See you there in your scary-wear!

SMART Kapp iq Product Trial
SMART Kapp iq Product Trial
Oct 14, 2016 at 09:00 AM

Join us to learn about all the products and features included in your SMART Product Trial. Our PD Specialists will walk you through the most important features and the classroom application for them. We'll cover products such as SMART Notebook, SMART amp, Kapp IQ and Audio Enhancement.

SMART Learning Suite: lab
SMART Learning Suite: lab
Oct 13, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join the PD team as they demonstrate how SMART lab can take learning to another level in the classroom.  Teachers can explore topics with students by implementing fun, interactive activities that allow for the creation of a dynamic learning environment.  It’s easy and exciting to create game-based lessons that coincide with teachers’ current topics!  While creating an opportunity for team building and friendly-competition, teachers also simultaneously ensure that customized content is comprehended!  

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 6
SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 6
Oct 12, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join our PD team for session 6 of the 10-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Now that you've learned how to create customized lessons with your SMART Notebook software, see how you can use SMART Response to better assess your students' learning.  Learn how to engage your students and raise the level of student participation with mobile assessment techniques in SMART Response. Incorporate real-time assessment of student learning with polls and a variety of questions including T/F, Multiple Choice, and short answer. Also, learn how to convert your old response questions into the new software and collect data and student feedback within SMART Notebook software. At the end of the 10-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the 16.1 software.

Google Forms: Quizzes
Google Forms: Quizzes
Oct 11, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Who says quizzes can only be taken with pen and paper?  Teachers can now create assessments within Google Forms to allow students to complete tasks at their own pace.  In this session, our PD specialists will demonstrate how this feature allows teachers to see a summary of results to determine individual students’ or the whole class’ comprehension level.  In addition, we will discuss how teachers can determine what information is made visible to students upon completion.  

SMART response 2
SMART response 2
Oct 6, 2016 at 04:00 PM

The PD team will discuss how assessments are transformed into easy and fun activities using SMART Response in this session!  Students become actively engaged as they demonstrate their level of comprehension by answering questions using mobile devices. Using SMART Response gives teachers the ability to perform quick checks for understanding, store data, and monitor student progress.    

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 5
SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 5
Oct 5, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join our PD Instructors for the 5th session of the 10-part Digital Teacher Certification course! In this session you will see how to add tables and charts to your lessons, how to use these tables and charts to assess your students learning, how to use the different viewing options in SMART Notebook to enhance your lesson, how to utilize provided math tools, and how to use concept mapping to organize ideas for class discussion. At the end of the 10-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the 16.1 software.

Age of Exploration with Google Tours
Age of Exploration with Google Tours
Oct 4, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join us for another session of Teq Online PD as we use Google Earth Tours to recreate the routes of three famous explorations in History: Columbus’s journey to the new world, Lewis and Clark's quest for westward expansion, and Amelia Earhart's brave flight around the world! This course will show you how to add content to tours with voiceovers, and pop-up balloons. Our goal with this course is to leave you with a tool and activity you can use and implement in the classroom immediately. Don’t forget to tune in live so you can ask questions in our chatbox!

Enhancing the Writing Process with Edublogs
Enhancing the Writing Process with Edublogs
Oct 3, 2016 at 03:00 PM

In this course you will learn about Edublogs, a web based blogging platform powered by Wordpress. The benefits of using Edublogs rather than Wordpress in the classroom are the added features, themes, and plugins that are suited just for education. In addition, when joining Edublogs, you and your students are joining a supportive community of people in education with similar goals and ideas. This is a great resource to use as a way of letting students publish their work or to even create a classroom site! Join us to learn more!

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 4
SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 4
Sep 28, 2016 at 02:30 PM

Join us for the next step in our 10-part Digital Teacher Certification course! In this session our PD instructors will teach you how to appeal to your auditory learners by adding sounds to your Notebook lessons that act as positive and negative cues. We’ll also cover how to animate objects to add visual stimulation and excitement to your lesson pages and we’ll demonstrate Lesson Recorder as a way to provide review materials in the classroom. At the end of the 10-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the 16.1 software.

Sharing, Creating, and Collaborating with Microsoft OneDrive
Sharing, Creating, and Collaborating with Microsoft OneDrive
Sep 27, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Learn all about One Drive, the cloud service from Microsoft. Let our PD instructors show you how to use this service to collaborate all your Microsoft Office applications, share your documents with students and peers, and access your documents from any device, wherever there is Internet access! 

Explanatory and Informative Writing in the ELA Classroom
Explanatory and Informative Writing in the ELA Classroom
Sep 26, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Discover the best web tools, apps and Notebook techniques to strengthen students' explanatory/informative writing skills. Through the use of tools such as EverNote, OneNote, Snap Guide, and InstaGrok, educators will learn how to create technology-focused mini-lessons to develop students' ability to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately.

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 3
SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 3
Sep 21, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Continue your learning with session 3 of the 10-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Now that you’ve learned the basic skills to create lessons using your SMART Notebook software, take it to the next level. Learn how to use the Lesson Activity Builder (lab) and its new features to create customizable lesson templates, interactive game quizzes, handouts, and learn how to save your favorite images, pages, and work to the My Content folder. At the end of the 10-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the 16.1 software.

Microsoft 365
Microsoft 365
Sep 20, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Change the way you plan, teach, and assess your students, with Microsoft Office 365. Join our PD instructors, as they teach you how to use this collaborative tool to organize your email, personalize your websites, and access your One Drive and Office programs, from any device!

Best Web Resources for your Math Classroom: Part 2
Best Web Resources for your Math Classroom: Part 2
Sep 19, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Learn how to execute an advanced and targeted Google search to find the best web tools for any given math topic. We will cover advanced linking to applications, documents, and videos. We guarentee that you will leave this session with a variety of useful math resources that you will be excited to implement in your instruction.

Going Further with SMART Notebook
Going Further with SMART Notebook
Sep 15, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Looking for new ways to create even more great content with your SMART Notebook software? Join our PD team as we go beyond the basics to create fun and interactive SMART Notebook pages for your students. In this course, we will build on the skills previously featured in our Intro to SMART Notebook, and teach you the skills turn these simple techniques into fantastic classroom presentations!

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 2
SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 2
Sep 14, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Continue your learning with session 2 of the 10-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Go beyond the SMART interactive flat panel basics, and learn how to use its fantastic Notebook 16.1 software to create interactive and engaging lessons for your classroom! The second session will cover the basics of the SMART Notebook software, including how to increase student engagement, how to use the Notebook templates to create your own interactive activities, and how to personalize your lessons using Notebook's drawing tools, gallery content, and additional links. At the end of the 10-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the 16.1 software.  

Close Reading in the Elementary ELA Classroom
Close Reading in the Elementary ELA Classroom
Sep 12, 2016 at 03:00 PM

This session focuses on using technology to strengthen students reading comprehension skills. Teachers will create interactive lessons that will model in-depth reading of complex texts and highlight the process of gathering textual evidence to support written responses. Through the use of technology such as SMART Notebook software, Subtext, and Actively Learn, students will read complex text, gather evidence from the text and respond in detail. This course focuses on using these tools in the Elementary ELA classroom.

SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 1
SMART Learning Suite 16.1 Certification - Session 1
Sep 7, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Earn your Digital Teacher Certification by learning the ins and outs of the SMART learning suite with our ten-session online course! Join our PD instructors as they cover everything from basic flat panel set up to lesson development using the SMART Notebook and SMART amp software. This first session will cover the SMART Board basics, which includes an overview of connectivity, how to download the software, SMART Ink tools, touch input, lesson recorder and more! At the end of the 10-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the 16.1 software.

Intro to SMART Notebook
Intro to SMART Notebook
Sep 6, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Make the most of your classroom's IWB technology with our Intro to SMART Notebook course. In this course, you will learn the skills to create your own SMART Notebook lessons, including how to link your file to the Internet, how to use Notebook's pre-made templates to create lessons with ease, and how to import outside presentations and interactive files into your SMART Notebook.

Organize and Effectively Use Your Computer: Mac
Organize and Effectively Use Your Computer: Mac
Sep 1, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join us to learn some basic ways to keep your computer content organized and enhance your knowledge of programs that you can use in the classroom. We will be discussing how to successfully create and save documents, how to create favorites in an appropriate web browser, and how to organize all of this great content for easy access for your Mac computer.

Organize and Effectively Use Your Computer: Windows 10
Organize and Effectively Use Your Computer: Windows 10
Aug 31, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join us to learn some basic ways to keep your computer content organized and enhance your knowledge of programs that you can use in the classroom. We will be discussing how to successfully create and save documents, how to create favorites in an appropriate web browser, and how to organize all of this great content for easy access for your Windows 10 computer.

Organize and Effectively Use Your Computer - Windows 7
Organize and Effectively Use Your Computer - Windows 7
Aug 30, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join us to learn some basic ways to keep your computer content organized and enhance your knowledge of programs that you can use in the classroom. We will be discussing how to successfully create and save documents, how to create favorites in an appropriate web browser, and how to organize all of this great content for easy access on your Windows 7 computer.

Preparing Your Google Drive for a New School Year
Preparing Your Google Drive for a New School Year
Aug 29, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Teacher-created content, student assignments, lessons for presentation -- there are a lot of materials that may be crowding up your Google Drive. Join us as we discuss some best practices and techniques to organize content you may be storing in your Drive. We will cover practices of uploading and converting content, creating nested folders, and simple workflow techniques which will help you get the year started on the right foot using your cloud-based storage inDrive.

Apple iPad apps: ELA
Apple iPad apps: ELA
Aug 25, 2016 at 10:00 AM

In this session of Teq Online PD we will be showing you some of our favorite Apple iPad apps for use in the ELA classroom! We will demonstrate the use of English Grammar quizzes for kids with the use of mobile devices, show you how you can easily transform hard copied documents and articles to your device for translation and edits, and provide instruction for English language learners through completely free applications.

Apple iPad apps: Science
Apple iPad apps: Science
Aug 24, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Join our PD team as we explore some of our top educational apps in science. Remember building a solar system in school? We have an app that will take this project to a whole new level with more interactivity than ever before. In addition, we will explore our universe and galaxies through mobile devices as well as working with topics for elementary students.

Apple iPad apps: Math
Apple iPad apps: Math
Aug 23, 2016 at 10:00 AM

In this course, you will be introduced to some of the latest and greatest apps to use in your Math Classroom! From turning your iOS or Android device into a free graphing calculator to having a personal tutor at your fingertips, we have the apps for you! Join us as we introduce a few of our favorite apps that can work with any math subject; geometry, algebra, calculus and more!

Google Extensions
Google Extensions
Aug 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Google Extensions are additional components available on the Google Chrome Omnibox used to customize and enhance searches based on users' specific needs and tasks!  In this PD session, we'll explore sample extensions and discuss ways in which they will be beneficial in the classroom! 

What's New in Notebook 16.1
What's New in Notebook 16.1
Aug 18, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Come learn the newest version of SMART Notebook in this short-format course. Join us to experience some of the changes such as new and refreshed toolbar icons and new customization. Introducing new SMART lab activities and themes, as well as the ability to hand out activities to individual and whole class devices has made this part of SMART Notebook a real winner! Furthermore, let us show you some new features pertaining to SMART Response, Ink, and the ESI Installer! 

Best Web Resources for the Math Classroom: Part 1
Best Web Resources for the Math Classroom: Part 1
Aug 17, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Learn how to create a link, and execute an advanced and targeted Google search to find the best web tools for any given math topic. We will explore a number of various websites which will assist with mathematics instruction and practice. Join us to add these resources to some of your new favorites!

All About Algodoo
All About Algodoo
Aug 16, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Algodoo is a physics-based 2D sandbox which has features and functions designed specifically for use on an Interactive White Board. This session will cover the basics of interacting with Algodoo and how it can be used both as a teaching tool and a creation tool for students.

Google Sheets Functions
Google Sheets Functions
Aug 15, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Google Sheets Functions are cell formulas that manipulate and calculate data. See how you can use Google Functions in your classroom to quickly split and sort data, calculate weighted averages with survey data, and add images to spreadsheets. You will also learn how Sheets Functions can be used to create usernames, passwords, or emails for class websites!

SMART Table Toolkit: Media & Symphony
SMART Table Toolkit: Media & Symphony
Aug 11, 2016 at 10:00 AM

The SMART Table Toolkit allows you to customize and create engaging activities for students using the SMART Table. In this session we will explore all customization options and best practices for Media & Symphony activities to be added to a SMART Table Activity Pack.

iOS Classroom
iOS Classroom
Aug 10, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Just a few months ago, Apple unveiled a major update for managing iPads in a managed device setting, called Classroom. It will monitor students' app usage, let you launch certain apps to certain groups of students, and lock students screens if you need it to. If you have or are considering iPads in a 1:1 setting, this course is for you.

Creating amp Workspaces for Your Social Studies Classroom
Creating amp Workspaces for Your Social Studies Classroom
Aug 9, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Now that you've learned the basics of SMART amp, see how it can be used to transform your social studies classroom. In this session, our PD instructors will show you how to use SMART amp to increase your students' workflow, organize your lesson content, and design effective workspaces for your social studies classroom.

Techniques for Well-Developed Digital Gradebooks
Techniques for Well-Developed Digital Gradebooks
Aug 8, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Join us to learn about some advanced techniques in programs like Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel to create digital gradebooks that will allow you to keep track of students' progress seamlessly throughout the school year. Learn how to use advanced functions to create a well-developed gradebook template that can be used from year to year with our PD staff.

Adobe - After Effects II
Adobe - After Effects II
Aug 4, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Come learn more about Adobe After Effects in our Part 2 of the After Effects series. Learn more about digital visual effects, motion graphics, and the compositing app that is used for keying, tracking, rotoscoping, compositing, and animation.

Adobe - inDesign
Adobe - inDesign
Aug 3, 2016 at 10:00 AM

In this session, you will learn how to develop multiple paged documents for publication for either print, web, or mobile devices. Using skills and resources designed in previous Adobe applications, participants will be able to create interactive content as a multi-media presentation tool.

Creating amp Workspaces for Your Science Classroom
Creating amp Workspaces for Your Science Classroom
Aug 2, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Add to your newfound SMART amp skills and learn how to use this great tool in your science classroom. Join our PD instructors as they give you a detailed look at the teacher dashboard, and teach you how to use SMART amp to design effective workspaces, organize your content, and create truly collaborative settings in your science classroom.

Labdisc - pH of Beverages
Labdisc - pH of Beverages
Aug 1, 2016 at 10:00 AM

In this course we'll look at another classroom use of Labdiscs. You will need either an enviro, general science, or biochem Labdisc to perform this activity. We will be predicting the pH of various household beverages and then measure the pH with more accuracy using the Labdisc. We will then analyze and manipulate the data of the acidity of different beverages within the Labdisc software.

Digital Tools for the Writing Process
Digital Tools for the Writing Process
Jul 27, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Integrate collaborative learning tools to increase the quality of students’ writing. This session will introduce different web tools and apps that can be used to aid students with each step of the writing process (planning/brainstorming, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing). Teachers will learn how students can use technology to interact and collaborate with peers during the writing process through web tools and applications such as Edmodo, Padlet, Popplet, OneNote, Evernote, and Google Docs.

Mobile Assessment with Nearpod
Mobile Assessment with Nearpod
Jul 26, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Engage your students with interactive lessons and better your assessments of their learning with Nearpod! Let our PD instructors show you the ins and outs of this interactive learning tool so you can focus your students learning, and create interactive presentations that include polls, quizzes, videos, drawing activities, self-guided quizzes, and more.

Building Sophisticated Spreadsheets with Numbers
Building Sophisticated Spreadsheets with Numbers
Jul 25, 2016 at 10:00 AM

In this course, you will learn how to incorporate Numbers software into your curriculum on a variety of Apple devices. Learn to create spreadsheets and interactive charts, graphs, and tables in the context of a comprehensive lesson. Numbers provides an easy way for students to collect and analyze data, and this course will review the basic and advanced features to help maximize its use in the classroom.

Going Further with Google Earth
Going Further with Google Earth
Jul 21, 2016 at 10:00 AM

In this course, we will highlight some of the more advanced features of Google Earth to enhance curriculum connections. We will feature a number of valuable resources to use in conjunction with the Google Earth software, like Google Lit Trips. Join us to learn how to create Google Earth Tours, and encourage students to create their own content using the Google Earth platform.

Google Earth Basics
Google Earth Basics
Jul 20, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Join us to learn the basics of getting started with Google Earth to enhance your curriculum. Google Earth can be applied to a variety of lessons for a number of subject areas and grade levels. We will begin to discuss the basics of setting up an interactive Google Earth workspace with pins and paths. Come learn about new ways to utilize Google Earth to bring real-world application to classroom content.

Going Further with Google Classroom
Going Further with Google Classroom
Jul 19, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Google has been making consistent updates to its easy-to-use Learning Management System, Classroom. Join us as we explore the process of creating, submitting, and checking assignments with Classroom. We will also review the capabilities of the mobile version in order to enhance the experience with Classroom for teacher and student.

Creating Powerful Presentations with Keynote
Creating Powerful Presentations with Keynote
Jul 18, 2016 at 10:00 AM

In this course you will learn how to utilize Keynote software on a variety of iOS devices in order to create presentations that use engaging tools and effects. Learn how to create a teacher or student-centered presentation, as we take a look at the basic and more advanced features of the software. Join us to explore a sample lesson idea to use with Keynote.

Going Further with SMART amp
Going Further with SMART amp
Jul 14, 2016 at 10:00 AM

In our first SMART amp session, we gave you a broad overview of this collaborative platform for learning. In session two, well take a more specific look at what a typical classroom workflow looks like. In this course, youll get a more detailed look at the teacher dashboard and you'll learn some useful strategies for designing effective workspaces and organizing your content. After this session, you'll be more than ready to get up-and-running with SMART amp and be on your way to creating a truly collaborative classroom. 

Intro to SMART amp
Intro to SMART amp
Jul 13, 2016 at 10:00 AM

The future of collaboration is coming soon to a classroom near you, and were giving you the chance to see it unfold! SMART amp, the newest product offering from SMART Technologies, is a web-based platform designed to connect a variety of different devices to a single collaborative workspace. In this webinar, see how teachers can easily distribute lesson materials to students, conduct formative assessments, and manage student projects, all in real-time. Whether you've just purchased SMART amp, or are investigating ways to increase collaboration in your classroom with multiple devices, we're excited to share the possibilities of SMART amp with you! 

Administering SMART amp
Administering SMART amp
Jul 12, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Did you just obtain SMART amp at your school, and you want to know how to get started? Learn about how to use SMART amp from the very beginning, and discover how to successfully introduce it into your school community. Learn how to create and manage student and teacher accounts with your Google Apps for Education account, and lead your teachers to success.   

Enhancing Documents with Pages
Enhancing Documents with Pages
Jul 11, 2016 at 10:00 AM

In this course, we will look at using Pages word processing software on a variety of Apple devices. Discover how to use basic and advanced features of the Pages software in order to maximize student process and product. In addition, learn how to use Pages to transform your classroom into a collaborative learning environment with a paperless workflow.

SMART Board Basics: 6000 series
SMART Board Basics: 6000 series
Jul 7, 2016 at 10:00 AM

The SMART Board 6000 series interactive displays is considered a new era of classroom collaboration. This product gives teachers and students a premium touch experience, superior collaborative features, and 4K Ultra HD resolution. Come join is to learn how the 6000 series provides reliability, simplicity, and intuition to help you teach, collaborate and share.

SMART Board Basics: M-series
SMART Board Basics: M-series
Jul 6, 2016 at 10:00 AM

SMART Board M series interactive whiteboard lets your student focus on learning with ease by its intuitive design and dual-touch controls. Come learn how to turn your lessons into learning experiences with key features of the board such as dual touch freestyle interaction, SMART Learning Suite, SMART ink, projector controls, and more.

SMART Board Basics: 600 Series
SMART Board Basics: 600 Series
Jul 5, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Have a new SMART Board 600 series ... but don't know how to use it? Your SMART Board 600 or D600 series product is a touch sensitive, front projection interactive whiteboard which enables you to do everything that you can do at your computer. Learn how to open and close applications, scroll through files, conference with others, create new documents or edit existing ones, use key features like SMART ink, visit websites, play video clips and more— all by touching the screen.

Adobe - After Effects I
Adobe - After Effects I
Jun 23, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Come learn about Adobe After Effects, a digital visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing app that is used for keying, tracking, rotoscoping, compositing, and animation!

Google Slides and Q&A/Laser
Google Slides and Q&A/Laser
Jun 21, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Google Slides has some brand new features we're spotlighting in this course. The Q&A feature enables more communication between your audience and you through question submission. Your audience can even vote on questions and comments they most prefer. Also, we'll look at the laser pointer feature. If you're trying to pinpoint information on a graph or chart, this is the tool for you!

SMART Learning Suite - lab
SMART Learning Suite - lab
Jun 20, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Explore how to create engaging activities, using your own lessons in less than 5 minutes. It's simple, customizable, and well relatable to students. SMART lab gives teachers the means to quickly build game-based activities that engage students as they learn.

Adobe Illustrator - Part 3
Adobe Illustrator - Part 3
Jun 16, 2016 at 04:00 PM

For our third course on Adobe Illustrator, we will go deeper into the advanced features of the software. We'll continue putting together a creative project you can be proud of. Learn how to bring Adobe Illustrator into classroom instruction and enhance student creativity.

Labdisc - Sound Waves
Labdisc - Sound Waves
Jun 14, 2016 at 04:00 PM

In this course we'll look at another classroom use of Labdiscs. We'll be analyzing sounds and their waves, calculating their frequencies, and then trying to determine an unknown frequency. This requires either a gensci or physio Labdisc. 

SMART Math tools
SMART Math tools
Jun 13, 2016 at 03:00 PM

SMART Learning Suite now includes most all of the Math features that used to be separate in previous versions of Notebook. We'll explore the Math tools options within Notebook 16 that you might find useful within your classroom. This includes tools for fractions, graphing, and basic geometry.

SMART Table Toolkit - Narrow it Down and Image Reveal
SMART Table Toolkit - Narrow it Down and Image Reveal
Jun 6, 2016 at 03:00 PM

The SMART Table Toolkit allows you to customize and create engaging activities for students using the SMART Table. In this session we will explore all customization options and best practices for Narrow it Down & Image Reveal activities to be added to a SMART Table Activity Pack.

Intro to Google Classroom
Intro to Google Classroom
Jun 2, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join us as we dive into Google Classroom, just shy of its second birthday. It's had a ton of changes this year, and if you've not seen what it can do, now's your chance. The platform brings some of the best features of Drive and key add-ons together in one easy-to-navigate application. Our PD Specialists will help you not only get up-and-running, they’ll give you some great ideas for simplifying your workflow too. See how easy it can be to manage entire class sets of documents and assignments in this highly-requested course.

Other Great Google Apps
Other Great Google Apps
Jun 1, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join us to learn about using various Google apps outside of the Google suite. We'll cover a variety of different apps available for download from the Chrome web store and focus on how you can use these in your classroom for engaging and interactive lesson content and organization.

Google Apps - Gmail Basics
Google Apps - Gmail Basics
Jun 1, 2016 at 12:00 AM

During this first session on Gmail, we will discuss the basics of using Gmail in the classroom. We will discuss how to organize your inbox and messages by setting inbox types, marking important messages and applying filters. We’ll also discuss other key features for organization, including the To Do list and Tasks.

Google Apps - Calendar Basics
Google Apps - Calendar Basics
Jun 1, 2016 at 12:00 AM

During this first session on Google Calendar we will discuss the basics of using Calendar in the classroom. We will focus our time on creating events and how to add details to our events such as maps, hangouts and guests.

Google Apps - Docs
Google Apps - Docs
Jun 1, 2016 at 12:00 AM

In this session of Docs we will discuss how to create a Google Doc and add content. We’ll show you how to share documents using a variety of access levels including publishing to the web. We will also discuss how to use collaboration options such as revision history and comments in classroom relevant situations. Finally we will demonstrate the benefits of using pre-made templates and how to create your own.

Google Apps - Forms
Google Apps - Forms
Jun 1, 2016 at 12:00 AM

In this session of Google Forms we will discuss how to create and use forms to gather data, assess students and, with the assistance of sheets, display data graphically. We will also review how to share and collaborate on forms in relevant classroom situations.

Google Apps - Slides
Google Apps - Slides
Jun 1, 2016 at 12:00 AM

During this session of Google slides participants will learn how to create a slides presentation that includes a variety of content options such as text, images, animations and links. We will also discuss how to share, collaborate and publish their slides as these features apply to the classroom.

Google Apps - Sheets Basics
Google Apps - Sheets Basics
Jun 1, 2016 at 12:00 AM

In this first session on Sheets we will cover the basics of creating a sheet, adding content and formatting. We will then discuss use of sheets in relevant classroom situations using sharing and collaboration features.

Google Apps - Drawings
Google Apps - Drawings
Jun 1, 2016 at 12:00 AM

In this session we will start with the basics of the Drawings apps including the layout and menu options. We will focus our time on the types of content you can add and how to add this content into Drawings. Finally we will discuss sharing and collaboration to create an interactive learning environment.  

Google Apps - Drive Advanced
Google Apps - Drive Advanced
Jun 1, 2016 at 12:00 AM

In this advanced session of Google Drive, we will start with how to organize your content using folders and colors. The focus of our course will be how to share these in a variety of relevant classroom situations. Participants will also learn how to use the Google Drive desktop application and ways they can interact with Drive while offline

Google Apps - Gmail Advanced
Google Apps - Gmail Advanced
Jun 1, 2016 at 12:00 AM

In this advanced session of Gmail we will discuss organization of contacts and groups. We will focus on sharing and collaboration through Google Groups and Hangouts in relevant classroom situations. Finally, we will discuss Gmail Labs and speed up your use of Gmail through Keyboard shortcuts and additional actions.

Google Apps - Calendar Advanced
Google Apps - Calendar Advanced
Jun 1, 2016 at 12:00 AM

In this session we will discuss the advanced features of events including the use of scheduling in relevant classroom situations. We’ll then discuss all the ways you can share your calendar and collaborate with others. Finally, we’ll discuss how to set up notifications to help keep you organized!

Google Apps - Sheets Advanced
Google Apps - Sheets Advanced
Jun 1, 2016 at 12:00 AM

During this advanced session of Sheets we will discuss how to create and customize charts using data from a sheet. We will focus on building comprehensive sheets for use in the classroom with advanced features such as add-ons, publishing and exporting tools.

Google Apps - Drive Basics
Google Apps - Drive Basics
Jun 1, 2016 at 12:00 AM

During this session we will introduce participants to the basics of Drive. We’ll discuss how to upload content into your Drive account and how to convert those documents to Google apps format. Participants will also learn how to view files, in particular video files, and how to connect apps to their Drive account to view a variety of 3rd party files.

Google Apps - Digital Workflow with Google Drive
Google Apps - Digital Workflow with Google Drive
Jun 1, 2016 at 12:00 AM

In this session we will focus on ways in which you can utilize all of these apps together to create an interactive classroom environment. We will discuss ways to streamline classroom workflow by using the apps together and modeling features of sharing and collaboration. We will also cover ways for students to use the Google apps suite as a comprehensive and differentiated way to demonstrate their understanding.

Google Apps - Sites Basics
Google Apps - Sites Basics
Jun 1, 2016 at 12:00 AM

In this first course on creating a Google Site we will focus on creating a plan for your site that is relevant to your position. Participants will leave the course with a basic site using a user chosen theme and a homepage with a customized layout.

Google Apps - Sites Advanced
Google Apps - Sites Advanced
Jun 1, 2016 at 12:00 AM

During this advanced session of Google sites we will cover how to create a multi-page site using a variety of layouts. We will discuss adding content from other Google apps and relevant 3rd party apps. We will also cover how to share your site and highlight the benefits of doing so for both students and teachers in the classroom.

Google Apps - Getting Started
Google Apps - Getting Started
Jun 1, 2016 at 12:00 AM

In this session we will get you started using the Google Apps for Education. We'll discuss creating a Google account and cover downloading and some of the main menu options in Chrome.

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 14
Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 14
May 25, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Welcome to our Google Educator Advanced Digital Teacher Certification. In this 14-part certification we will build off of all we have learned in our Google Educator Basics certification. Join us to learn how you can transform existing teaching practices and create new learning opportunities for your students using the Google tools.

SMART Table Toolkit: Addition & Addition Plus
SMART Table Toolkit: Addition & Addition Plus
May 23, 2016 at 03:00 PM

The SMART Table Toolkit allows you to customize and create engaging activities for students using the SMART Table. In this session we will explore all customization options and best practices for Addition  & Addition Plus activities to be added to a SMART Table Activity Pack.

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 13
Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 13
May 18, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Welcome to our Google Educator Advanced Digital Teacher Certification. In this 14-part certification we will build off of all we have learned in our Google Educator Basics certification. Join us to learn how you can transform existing teaching practices and create new learning opportunities for your students using the Google tools.

SMART Kapp and SMART Notebook Kapp Add-On
SMART Kapp and SMART Notebook Kapp Add-On
May 16, 2016 at 03:00 PM

The SMART Kapp 42” and SMART Kapp 84” boards combines the ease of using a dry erase board with the with the 21st century by allowing seamless integration of the digital ink into the SMART Notebook Software. In this session we will explore how to launch Kapp white boarding sessions to your students as well as functionality of the SMART Kapp Add-on inside of the SMART Notebook Software.

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 12
Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 12
May 12, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Welcome to our Google Educator Advanced Digital Teacher Certification. In this 14-part certification we will build off of all we have learned in our Google Educator Basics certification. Join us to learn how you can transform existing teaching practices and create new learning opportunities for your students using the Google tools.

SMART Table Toolkit: Hot Spots & Multiple choice
SMART Table Toolkit: Hot Spots & Multiple choice
May 9, 2016 at 03:00 PM

The SMART Table Toolkit allows you to customize and create engaging activities for students using the SMART Table. In this session we will explore all customization options and best practices for creating Hot Spots and Multiple Choice activities to be added to a SMART Table Activity Pack.

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 11
Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 11
May 4, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Welcome to our Google Educator Advanced Digital Teacher Certification. In this 14-part certification we will build off of all we have learned in our Google Educator Basics certification. Join us to learn how you can transform existing teaching practices and create new learning opportunities for your students using the Google tools.

What's New in Notebook 16
What's New in Notebook 16
May 3, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Just released! Come learn the newest version of SMART Notebook in short-format course. Learn about some of the changes to lab, the quick content-creation tool. Also included are some new HTML 5 gallery objects, which greatly improve upon the old Flash-based content. We’ll also show the Response 2 Beta, and talk about what you can expect to see in future releases. 

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 10
Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 10
Apr 27, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Welcome to our Google Educator Advanced Digital Teacher Certification. In this 14-part certification we will build off of all we have learned in our Google Educator Basics certification. Join us to learn how you can transform existing teaching practices and create new learning opportunities for your students using the Google tools.

Adobe Illustrator - Part II
Adobe Illustrator - Part II
Apr 25, 2016 at 03:00 PM

In our second course on Adobe Illustrator, we will begin to look at some more advanced features of the software. Join us to move past the general navigation considerations and continue putting together a creative project you can be proud of. Learn how to bring Adobe Illustrator into classroom instruction and enhance student creativity. 

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 9
Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 9
Apr 20, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Our focus throughout session 9 will be on providing students with new experiences to enhance discussion and gather ideas with peers.  Discussing Google tools like Classroom, Groups, and Hangouts, we will look at various ways that students can share their voice with a larger audience.  Join us to think about new ways that digital communication can enhance the classroom.

Intro to SMART Table
Intro to SMART Table
Apr 18, 2016 at 03:00 PM

In our Intro to SMART Table course, we will take you through the basics of setting up your SMART Table and how to begin creating valuable instructional content with the SMART Table Toolkit. Join us as we take you through the functionality of your SMART Table and considerations for successful usage with your lower elementary school students. 

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 8
Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 8
Apr 13, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Our focus for session 8 is to explore various ways to use Google tools to push out individualized, interactive activities to students.  Expanding the capability of things like Slides, YouTube videos, and Google Forms helps to enhance the learning experiences you can offer to students.  We will take a look at a number of sample lessons that can be distributed to help students take ownership over their learning and provide information for the teacher about student understanding.

Adobe Illustrator - Part I
Adobe Illustrator - Part I
Apr 11, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Join us as we begin our set of courses on using Adobe Illustrator.  Another key part of the Adobe Creative Suite, Illustrator brings a new level to artwork and creativity as you create more advanced content for print and web design.  Join us to learn about classroom relevant application for Illustrator and ways that teachers and students can use this tool to personalize valuable digital content. We will begin with the basics and continue learning about Illustrator in subsequent sessions. 

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 7
Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 7
Apr 6, 2016 at 04:00 PM

In session 7 of our Google Educators Advanced Certification, we will take a look at various learning models that can help transform the classroom, allow the teacher to become a facilitator of learning, and provide a way to differentiate instruction for a unique learning experience.  We will focus on methods like PBL, Blended Learning, and the Flipped Classroom to help achieve these goals.  We will also share multiple resources that can help make these models a well-developed success for the classroom.

Adobe Photoshop - Part III
Adobe Photoshop - Part III
Apr 4, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Join us for Part 3 of our Adobe Photoshop track. During this course, we will talk about how you can take your Photoshop creation and expand your use of the content. We will begin to discuss how you can bring Photoshop content into other programs like Adobe Illustrator to expand your use of the Adobe Creative Suite. 

Going Further with Prezi
Going Further with Prezi
Mar 31, 2016 at 04:00 PM

This course is a continuation of our first Prezi course, which looked at the basic features of creating an interactive presentation. Learn about the more advanced features of the Prezi program to help engage learners and encourage them to get creative with a new type of presentation software.

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 6
Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 6
Mar 30, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Session 6 of the certification will focus on advanced features of Google Sheets and various add-ons that can help teachers visualize and analyze the results of student data.  We will take a look at concepts like conditional formatting, creating advanced tables, and using advanced formulas to get the most out of a data set in Google Sheets.  We will also feature Flubaroo and SuperQuiz - add-ons for Sheets that can transform the process of data collection and examination.

Evaluating Web Resources
Evaluating Web Resources
Mar 29, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Everyday, your students are faced with questionable material on the Internet. All over sites like Facebook and Twitter, your students see articles like “Save the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus!” or “Beware of Dihydrogen Monoxide!” Are these articles credible? Join our PD Specialists as they teach you new strategies to address CCRA.W.8 (Assess the credibility and accuracy of [a] source) and help your students avoid citing hoax websites, dodge pitfalls in the research process, and discern fact from fiction.

Adobe Photoshop - Part II
Adobe Photoshop - Part II
Mar 28, 2016 at 03:00 PM

In the second session of this 2-part course, we will continue to look at the tools and features of Adobe Photoshop in the context of classroom-relevant examples.  Continue to learn about a variety of techniques to engage students and appeal to the creative side of learners.  We will continue building content with photoshop and look at some more advanced techniques in session two. 

Web Safety for Students
Web Safety for Students
Mar 24, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Have you ever heard of the term “digital citizenship?” As 21st century learners, it is important that our students practice good digital citizenship when working with various technology platforms. Join us as we explore best practices for digital citizenship and various resources which help teachers model and teach the importance of it in the classroom.

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 5
Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 5
Mar 23, 2016 at 04:00 PM

In Session 5 we will continue to talk about tips for setting up your classroom ahead of time to speed up your workflow once the year begins. In this session we’ll discuss creating a central portal to share content with your students and ways to create a streamlined procedure for assessment evaluation. Join us to learn about Classroom, Blogger, Doctopus, and many more exciting tools for the classroom!

Google Earth Tours
Google Earth Tours
Mar 22, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Take a tour with us and learn how to create a unique learning experience with Google Earth Tours!  We will explore Google Lit Trips that are available for a number of grade levels and discuss a number of other ways that you can use Google Earth and Google Maps to have students create content and make classroom-relevant topics truly come alive!  

Valuable Digital Tools for Algebra Instruction
Valuable Digital Tools for Algebra Instruction
Mar 21, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Algebra is a curriculum area that depends largely on visual concepts and comprehension.  Join us during this course where we discover a variety of digital tools that can assist with enhancing visualization techniques while teaching algebra to a variety of grade levels.  We will feature tools like GeoGebra, Fluid Math, Desmos Graphing Calculator, and more! 

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 4
Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 4
Mar 18, 2016 at 03:00 PM

There are a variety of ways to enhance your Google experience and add-ons, apps, and extensions are just some of the most valuable tools to accomplish this goal.  Join us for session 4 where we will take a look at how to manage a variety of these tools to enhance functionality for teachers and students.  Learn the workflow to share and manage apps and extensions with and without managed devices in your school.  In addition, we will sample a number of valuable tools that you can explore to enhance productivity techniques in the classroom.  

Introduction to Prezi
Introduction to Prezi
Mar 17, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Prezi is an online presentation tool that uses unique techniques to create beautiful and engaging online presentations. With collaborative components and multiple ways to add rich media this free software is excellent for having your students create digital presentations. Learn how to use this dynamic virtual space to engage your students and have them create 21st century content.

Adobe Photoshop - Part I
Adobe Photoshop - Part I
Mar 15, 2016 at 04:00 PM

In the first of this 2-part course, we will introduce viewers to Adobe Photoshop and how it can be used by teachers and students for content creation.  Join us to learn some techniques to use Photoshop and appeal to the creative side of learners. Sample classroom-relevant content with Photoshop, and learn about the various tips and tools that educators are using to enhance education with this innovative Adobe program. 

Introduction to Digital Storytelling
Introduction to Digital Storytelling
Mar 14, 2016 at 03:00 PM

In this course, learn about the benefits of using digital storytelling in your classroom to encourage student creativity and learn about a new type of product students can plan and create. We will discuss some best practices and things to consider when starting a digital storytelling project in your classroom, with various grade levels. (Please note, this is an introductory course and will not focus on specific products for creating a digital story.  These courses are separate and can be located in the Course Library)

Using Your Interactive Whiteboard for Music Instruction
Using Your Interactive Whiteboard for Music Instruction
Mar 10, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Attention Music Teachers! Have you been looking for ways to use your Interactive Whiteboard to enhance curriculum instruction for your music students? If so, join us for our course which integrates technology and the instruction of the arts. We are happy to share a variety of interactive, engaging techniques that will transform music curriculum and instruction for a variety of grade levels. 

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 3
Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 3
Mar 9, 2016 at 04:00 PM

In this next session of our Teq Google Educator Advanced Digital Teacher Certification we will start our unit on Making Workflow a Breeze. In this course we’ll discuss advanced techniques in Docs, Gmail, and Calendar to help you build a foundation to speed up your productivity. We’ll share ways for you to set up efficient processes to speed up workflow during the year, share information with parents, and help your students become more independent.

Pi Day Lessons and Activities
Pi Day Lessons and Activities
Mar 8, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join us for a fun-filled course with a variety of Pi day activities that can be used to educate students on the importance of 3.14... while engaging them in enjoyable classroom content. Make March 14th a holiday in your math classroom with some of our lesson suggestions! 

Using EngageNY to Enhance the Elementary Math Classroom (K-5)
Using EngageNY to Enhance the Elementary Math Classroom (K-5)
Mar 7, 2016 at 03:00 PM

This course will help educators learn how to use modules that have been set up by Engage NY to enhance their Common Core classroom. We will focus on integrating digital tools and manipulatives in order to increase student engagement and understanding while being sure that standards are being accomplished in an ideal way. 

Getting to Know the iPad - iOS 9.2
Getting to Know the iPad - iOS 9.2
Mar 3, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join us to learn about the newest features of the most updated operating system for the iPad. In December of 2015, Apple released their newest iOS, 9.2. In this course we will take a look at the newest features and their application to the classroom. 

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 2
Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 2
Mar 2, 2016 at 04:00 PM

In the second session of our Google Educator Advanced Digital Teacher Certification, we will focus on how to create a supportive professional learning environment for educators. We will review a number of options for staff support and professional development, along with discussing a number of considerations and best practices for success. We will review a number of valuable tools and resources with some streamlined ways to share these key aspects with other professionals. Join us to set up a successful learning experience with Google.

20 Cool Things - Part II
20 Cool Things - Part II
Mar 1, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join us for Part 2 of this course where we discover some more of the latest and least-known uses for the interactive whiteboard. This fast-paced session will explore 20 resources, features, and techniques, designed for your interactive whiteboard to help engage your students and enhance curriculum and instruction.

Teq Google Educator Certification - An Overview
Teq Google Educator Certification - An Overview
Feb 29, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Are you currently using Google Apps for Education in your school or district? You may be interested in becoming a Google Educator! Teq has created two certifications, a basic and advanced, to help you learn the skills needed for successful integration of Google tools in your school and classroom. Join us to review the two certification offered, the requirements to become a Google Educator and where you can access important resources to assist in the process.

Tools and Techniques for a Successful BYOD Environment
Tools and Techniques for a Successful BYOD Environment
Feb 25, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join us for the second of two courses on creating a quality learning environment in a BYOD classroom. In this session we will discover a number of programs and tools that will assist with successful implementation of this initative. We will specifically focus on tools to assist with mobile assessment and blended learning techniques. 

Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 1
Google Educator Certification: Advanced - Session 1
Feb 24, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Welcome to session 1 of our Google Educator Advanced Digital Teacher Certification! In this session we will introduce you to the certification courses, requirements, and assignments. We’ll also discuss where you can access support during the course and introduce you to the main themes and apps we’ll cover throughout! Join us to learn all the information you’ll need to be successful in our Google Educator Advanced Certification.

20 Cool Things - Part I
20 Cool Things - Part I
Feb 23, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Explore some of the latest and least-known uses for the interactive whiteboard. This fast-paced session will explore 20  Common Core-aligned resources, features, and techniques, designed for your interactive whiteboard.

Measurement and Converting Units in Google Earth
Measurement and Converting Units in Google Earth
Feb 22, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Join us to learn all about using the built-in measurement tools in Google Earth. We'll discuss specific use of these in classroom relevant situations so you can provide real-world application to the Measurement and Data standards accross the grades levels!

IS NOW Demo
IS NOW Demo
Feb 19, 2016 at 11:28 AM

This video is used for Testing Video Settings.

Best Practices with Mobile Assessment
Best Practices with Mobile Assessment
Feb 18, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Explore in detail some of the best practices for using mobile or web based assessment. Learn how you to use a variety of mobile assessment softwares to create presentations which students can interact with through polls, quizzes, videos, drawing activities, self-guided quizzes and more.

Social Media in the Classroom
Social Media in the Classroom
Feb 17, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Social media has become an excellent tool for opening up communication between teachers, students, and parents all over the globe. In this session we will discuss best practices for implementing popular social media networks into your classroom. We’ll show you how to use Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest to grow your own education- focused network to communicate with your students inside and outside of the classroom.

SMART Board Basics
SMART Board Basics
Feb 16, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Just get a SMART Board in your classroom, but don't know how to use it? Then this is the course for you! From setting up and customizing your SMART Ink, to interacting with other applications on your computer, this session will teach you all the basics to successfully interact with your SMART Board in front of your students.

Introduction to a Successful BYOD Environment
Introduction to a Successful BYOD Environment
Feb 11, 2016 at 04:00 PM

The BYOD initiative is taking the education world by storm. However, it undoubtedly requires a great deal of management and organization on the part of the educator and the administration. Join us in the first of this 2-part course where we discuss considerations and techniques for the implementation of a successful BYOD initiative. We will explore a variety of important topics that should be considered by educators and administrators before putting a BYOD initiative into practice, and expand upon these procedures to continue on a path to success.

Cross-curricular Lesson Ideas for Leap Day
Cross-curricular Lesson Ideas for Leap Day
Feb 10, 2016 at 04:00 PM

2016 is a leap year! Join us to discover some fun, engaging lesson ideas that will can help advance students' understanding of a Leap Day. We will explore a variety of tasks in various subject areas, focusing on asking questions that will peak students' interest and demonstrate understanding. Join us to learn how to make this real-world topic a fun lesson idea for your students. 

Techniques for Well-Developed Digital Gradebooks
Techniques for Well-Developed Digital Gradebooks
Feb 10, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Join us to learn about some advanced techniques in programs like Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel to create digital gradebooks that will allow you to keep track of students' progress seamlessly throughout the school year. Learn how to use advanced functions to create a well-developed gradebook template that can be used from year to year with our PD staff. 

Project Based Learning with the Microsoft Suite
Project Based Learning with the Microsoft Suite
Feb 9, 2016 at 04:00 PM

See how Microsoft Toosl can improve the quality of your project-based learning activities. Learn how to implement Microsoft-based PBL activities to promote critical thinking, communication, and collaboration in your classroom. In this course, you will learn how to use Microsoft programs to promote the key elements of PBL, such as research, collaboration, gathering (and analyzing) feedback, and presenting knowledge in your classroom.

Engage Learners with Listen Current
Engage Learners with Listen Current
Feb 8, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Listen Current brings engaging non-fiction stories to the classroom and helps students stay connected to the real world by curating the best of public radio. Listen Current provides lesson plans and examples to help students enhance listening skills and help teachers differentiate and make current events fun and interesting. Join us to learn about how to use Listen Current to enhance a variety of subject areas.

Learning with the iPad - Part II
Learning with the iPad - Part II
Feb 4, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Educators nationwide are describing the iPad as a revolutionary learning tool. Discover why in this collaborative session and see how the iPad can enliven and expand the possibilities of your classroom. In Learning with the iPad - Part II, we will discover how the iPad can be put in the students' hands to experience this educational tool in a variety of contexts, providing the teacher with information to inform instruction.  Join us to learn about successful techniques for implementing the iPad in instruction and educational practice. 

Special Education with AskNAO
Special Education with AskNAO
Feb 3, 2016 at 04:00 PM

AskNAO is a custom platform for the NAO robot made specifically for Special Education. Designed to be easy and immediate, it allows teachers to create custom profiles for students, build and use playlists to develop key  life skills, give assessments, and track student data. In this session, teachers will learn the basics of using the AskNAO platform with their students, and develop a familiarity with how to best use the platform to create a new kind of Special Education environment. 

Using the Google Cultural Institute for a Unique Learning Opportunity
Using the Google Cultural Institute for a Unique Learning Opportunity
Feb 2, 2016 at 04:00 PM

The Google Cultural Institute allows users to discover exhibits and collections from a variety of museums and cultural archives throughout the world.  Learn how to use this great educational tool within the context of a well-developed learning opportunity for students. Explore all that Google has to offer with this very special program which allows students to experience a new level of educational exploration. 

Learning with the iPad - Part 1
Learning with the iPad - Part 1
Jan 28, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Educators nationwide are describing the iPad as a revolutionary learning tool. Discover why in this session. See how the iPad can enliven and expand the possibilities of your classroom. In this course, we will highlight some ways to use the iPad as a teacher-driven tool to enhance instruction. Learn about ways to project information from your iPad and to set up techniques to enhance instructional practice. We will discuss a number of apps to assist with classroom instruction and management for the teacher to expand the use of these tools in daily lessons. 

Welcome to NAO 2.1.4: Part 4 - Interactive Programs
Welcome to NAO 2.1.4: Part 4 - Interactive Programs
Jan 27, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Welcome back to the world of NAO robotics! In this session, we begin creating interactive functions that use the touch sensors, microphones, and cameras on the NAO robot. Participants will continue to learn new elements of programming logic and language embedded into Choregraphe, and see how they can be used to create deeper programming tasks for their students.

Going Further with Google Earth
Going Further with Google Earth
Jan 26, 2016 at 04:00 PM

In this course, we will highlight some of the more advanced features of Google Earth to enhance curriculum connections. We will feature a number of valuable resources to use in conjunction with the Google Earth software. Join us to learn how to create exciting content and encourage students to create their own using the Google Earth platform.

Explanatory & Informative Writing
Explanatory & Informative Writing
Jan 25, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Discover the best web tools, apps and Notebook techniques to strengthen students’ explanatory/informative writing skills. Through the use of tools such as EverNote, OneNote, Snap Guide, and InstaGrok, educators will learn how to create technology-focused mini-lessons to develop students’ ability to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately.

QR Codes in the Classroom
QR Codes in the Classroom
Jan 21, 2016 at 04:00 PM

QR codes are popping up everywhere—on movie posters, ads, signs, and in classrooms. These “Quick Response” codes take us quickly to data and information for learning. In this session, we’ll explore how QR codes work and ways that teachers are using them in instruction.

Welcome to NAO 2.1.4: Part 3 - Intro to Choregraphe
Welcome to NAO 2.1.4: Part 3 - Intro to Choregraphe
Jan 20, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join us as we continue to explore the world of NAO robotics! In this session, we introduce the Choregraphe software and begin to use it to program NAO to talk, move and walk. Participants will explore how to start programming their robot, and discuss how to use the software to introduce key elements of programming logic and language. 

Google Earth Basics
Google Earth Basics
Jan 19, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join us to learn the basics of getting started with Google Earth to enhance your curriculum. Google Earth can be applied to a variety of lessons for a numbre of subject areas and grade levels. We will begin to discuss the basics of setting up an interactive Google Earth workspace with pins and paths. Come learn about new ways to utilize Google Earth to bring real-world application to classroom content. 

Transforming PowerPoint Presentations with Office Mix
Transforming PowerPoint Presentations with Office Mix
Jan 14, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join us as we explore the add on for Microsoft PowerPoint that makes your presentations interactive! Office mix is a great way to create and share interactive online content to push out to students. Learn how to use audio, video, inking, screen recording, quizzes, and additional features of the Mix platform to create engaging instructional content.

Welcome to NAO 2.1.4: Part 2 - Apps and Channels
Welcome to NAO 2.1.4: Part 2 - Apps and Channels
Jan 13, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Hello again from the world of NAO robotics! In this session, participants will walk through how to locate, download, and install useful apps to be played directly from the NAO robot. We will also explore several examples of applications available in the App Store, including interactive apps and important programs for robot safety. Finally, we will explain the purpose of the Basic Channel and provide criteria on its effective use. 

Dynamic Geometry Software
Dynamic Geometry Software
Jan 11, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Join us to learn how Sketchup can be used to model 3D shapes, teach conic sections, and to examine the 2-dimensional cross-sections of solids. Discover how Geogebra can be used across grade levels to teach coordinate geometry, transformations, and more!

What's New in SMART Notebook 15.2
What's New in SMART Notebook 15.2
Jan 7, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join us to learn about the exciting new features available in SMART's newest version of Notebook software 15.2! Maximize your use of the software and create engaging lessons with the use of SMART Notebook tools that can be used directly within lesson pages and presentations. We'll teach you how SMART Notebook 15.2 can enhance your classroom and motivate your students!

Welcome to NAO 2.1.4: Part 1 - Setup
Welcome to NAO 2.1.4: Part 1 - Setup
Jan 6, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Congratulations on joining the world of NAO robotics! In this session, we provide a short introduction and walkthrough on how to set up your new NAO robot for the classroom. Participants will explore how to connect their robot to WiFi, and update their settings to prepare for student use

Effective Chromebook Use in the Classroom
Effective Chromebook Use in the Classroom
Jan 5, 2016 at 04:00 PM

Join us to learn about the basics of using your Chromebook in the classroom. We'll discuss how the setup of the Chromebook including the differences if you are using them with management licenses. You'll also learn some best practices for Chromebook use and some ideas about how your teachers and students can use the Google apps and the Chromebooks to create exciting and engaging learning opportunities in the classroom!  

Creating SMART amp Workspaces for the ELA Classroom
Creating SMART amp Workspaces for the ELA Classroom
Jan 4, 2016 at 03:00 PM

Add to your SMART amp skills by learning how to use this great tool in your ELA classroom. Join our PD instructors as they give you a detailed look at the teacher dashboard, and teach you how to use SMART amp to design effective workspaces, organize your content, and create truly collaborative settings in your ELA classroom.

Becoming an Inventor with littleBits
Becoming an Inventor with littleBits
Dec 22, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Use this exciting system to help your students create and invent. Using littleBits encourages students to think outside the box and embrace their creativity. Join us to learn how littleBits can work to promote hands-on learning and collaboration as students gain a new understanding of STEM principles and create useful classroom tools. 

Creating SMART amp Workspaces for the Math Classroom
Creating SMART amp Workspaces for the Math Classroom
Dec 21, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Now that you've learned the basics of SMART amp, see how it can be used to transform your math classroom. In this session, our PD instructors will show you how to use SMART amp to increase your students' workflow, organize your lesson content, and design effective workspaces for your math classroom.

What's New in Windows 10?
What's New in Windows 10?
Dec 17, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Following the release of Windows 10 we'll cover the newest features that you need to know to be successful in using Windows 10 in your classroom.

Creating Podcasts with GarageBand
Creating Podcasts with GarageBand
Dec 16, 2015 at 04:00 PM

In this course we'll cover the basics of using GarageBand to help you and your students create podcasts. Encourage students to get creative and think outside the box with this built in music creation studio. Record, edit, and share sounds from GarageBand to create exciting, educational podcasts.

Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 16
Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 16
Dec 15, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Join us for the series of courses which will build the foundation to becoming a Google Educator. Throughout the series, you'll learn effective use of the Google Apps for Education tools in relevant classroom situations. Support and guidance is provided throughout the certification process with Teq's PD staff. Weekly assignments and a culminating final project will lead to a Teq Digital Teacher Certification for Google Apps for Education: Basics.

Narrative Writing
Narrative Writing
Dec 14, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Learn how to create technology-rich lessons to strengthen students’ narrative writing skills. This session will provide strategies and steps for teaching narrative writing 21st century style. Explore digital tools that can aid students with brainstorming, storyboarding, characterization and other narrative elements such as voice, descriptive language, and dialogue.

Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 15
Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 15
Dec 10, 2015 at 04:00 PM

In the 15th session of our Google Educator Basics Digital Teacher Certification we will be focusing on how to help our students become expert searchers and how to practice good digital citizenship. In our information age it’s become increasingly important to teach our students how to access the right information and assess it’s quality. We’ll discuss some key steps to this process in the classroom as well as provide you additional resources. You’ll also learn some of the important parts of teaching digital citizenship in the classroom to help our students manage their online presence and protect themselves from cyberbullying.

Recording Podcasts with Audacity
Recording Podcasts with Audacity
Dec 9, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Join us as we use Audacity to record, edit, and create podcasts. Engage students with a new method of presentation, and encourage them to use their creativity and broadcasting skills from multiple devices. Also learn how podcast can be used by the teacher to communicate with students in a new way.

Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 14
Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 14
Dec 8, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Our 14th session of the Google Educator Basics Certification is where we will begin to focus on the student functionality and usability of the Google apps. Our earlier sessions built familiarity and workflow awareness for each of the apps, and throughout this session, we will take a look at various examples of how students can take ownership of their learning using a number of Google tools.  Focusing in on Forms, Sheets, Docs, Keep, and Hangouts, we will discuss various methods to increase collaboration among students for successful group-related activities and enhance communication with teacher and peers.

Holiday Themed Lessons and Common Core Math Standards
Holiday Themed Lessons and Common Core Math Standards
Dec 7, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Come discover some fun holiday-themed examples you can explore in your Common Core math classroom.  Have students discover answers to fun, thought-provoking questions focused around the holiday season!  Come have fun with us and prepare for the holidays in your classroom! 

Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 13
Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 13
Dec 3, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Welcome to our 13th session of our Google Educator Basics Digital Teacher Certification. In today’s session we are going to focus on other ways to incorporate exciting content into your lessons to help engage your students. In this session we will discuss how you can use YouTube to find and share videos with your students. We’ll also discuss how to locate quality educational content using the Google Play for Education store.

Intro to Podcasting
Intro to Podcasting
Dec 2, 2015 at 04:00 PM

In our Intro to Podcasting course, we will take a look at some valuable resources for successful podcasting techniques in the classroom. Learn about valuable educational podcasts that students and teachers can follow, along with best practices and benefits of using podcasting for instruction and content creation. 

Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 12
Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 12
Dec 1, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Join us for our 12th session of our Google Educator Basic Digital Teacher Certification. Our certification is set up a series of scaffolded courses so we will revisit some Google Apps during this session, form and sheets and begin exploring a new App, sites. Join us to learn how to use these Google Apps to create and share engaging and unique instructional content with your students using these apps. .

Using SMART Notebook to Enhance Your Math Classroom
Using SMART Notebook to Enhance Your Math Classroom
Nov 30, 2015 at 04:00 PM

In this course we'll cover exciting new ways for you to use SMART Notebook in the Math Classroom! You'll learn how to create activities in your SMART Notebook software using built in tools for engaging and interactive math practice and assessment.

Close Reading in the High School ELA Classroom
Close Reading in the High School ELA Classroom
Nov 30, 2015 at 03:00 PM

This session focuses on using technology to strengthen students reading comprehension skills. Teachers will create interactive lessons that will model in-depth reading of complex texts, as well as the process of gathering textual evidence to support written responses. Through the use of technologies, such as SMART response, SMART notebook, Popplet and eBook readers, students will actively read complex text, gather evidence from the text and respond in detail. This session will focus on Text Dependent Analysis using examples for the MS and HS ELA classroom.

Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 11
Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 11
Nov 24, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Join us for the series of courses which will build the foundation to becoming a Google Educator. Throughout the series, you'll learn effective use of the Google Apps for Education tools in relevant classroom situations. Support and guidance is provided throughout the certification process with Teq's PD staff. Weekly assignments and a culminating final project will lead to a Teq Digital Teacher Certification for Google Apps for Education: Basics.

Using the iPad for Math Practice and Improvement
Using the iPad for Math Practice and Improvement
Nov 23, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Join us to learn about engaging center based and individual activities in the Math classroom for student practice and skill improvement. We'll discuss how you can get the most out of your one to one devices for ongoing math practice. We'll focus in on programs that adjust to students individual achievement level to assist with differentiation and student skill building.

Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 10
Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 10
Nov 19, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Join us for our tenth session of our Google Educator Basic Digital Teacher Certification and the second of our two courses on Google Classroom. In this session we will show you how to simplify and streamline your workflow with assignments and questions in Classroom. You’ll learn how to create and review assignments and we’ll take a look at the student side of the platform to see how easy the platform is to use!

Mobile Assessment with Socrative
Mobile Assessment with Socrative
Nov 18, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Learn how to use Socrative to engage your students with educational exercises and games through theirsmartphones, laptops, and tablets.

Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 9
Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 9
Nov 17, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Join us for our ninth session of our Google Educator Basic Digital Teacher Certification and our first of two courses on Google Classroom. This platform brings some of the best features of Drive and key add-ons together in one easy-to-navigate application. We’ll cover how to get started by creating a class, adding students and how to manage entire class set of documents by adding materials.

Connecting Tools in the Common Core Math Classroom
Connecting Tools in the Common Core Math Classroom
Nov 16, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Join us as we discuss and demonstrate a variety of instructional tools to aid in achieving the Standards of Mathematical Practice in the Common Core math classroom.  We will take a look at classroom-relevent examples and share a number of resources that can assist with the process of problem solving, modeling, and mathematical reasoning.  

Creating Interactive Videos to Provide Formative Feedback
Creating Interactive Videos to Provide Formative Feedback
Nov 16, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Using videos in the classroom can be an exciting way to differentiate and reach all your students. In order to effectively use videos in the classroom it's important to create a procedure around watching and support student learning by asking questions before, during and after videos. In this course you'll learn about some great online programs to build out your videos with questions, quizzes and other support material to enhance students engagement and understanding.

Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 8
Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 8
Nov 12, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Throughout session 8 of our Google Educator Certification, we will take a look at how to use Google Forms for various methods to monitor student progress and provide effective feedback.  Google Forms is a great way to save time when practicing procedures for teacher and student feedback or peer feedback within the classroom.  We will examine a number of classroom-relevant applications, using Google Form to gather, organize, and examine important information.

Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 7
Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 7
Nov 10, 2015 at 04:00 PM

During this session we will focus on student and teacher communication and the variety of Google tools that can assist in the classroom. We’ll talk about how you can bring these apps together to facilitate effective student collaboration, hold productive meetings, and create opportunities for fair and open communication. While exploring these topics we’ll look at Gmail, Calendar, Hangouts, and Google Groups.

Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 6
Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 6
Nov 5, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Session 6 begins the third unit of our Google Certification courses where we will focus on communication and collaboration techniques for teachers and students.  Join us for this session where we will focus on the real-time editing features of Google Docs and the ability to share these files with individuals or groups for editing and providing feedback.  Teachers can make fewer class copies and drive group collaboration techniques with ease using these valuable features.  We will also take a look at using Hangouts to communicate with students and provide support in and out of the classroom.  With session 6, teachers can be inspired to become facilitators of learning, moving away from the role of lecturer.

Enhancing Science Experiments with Labdisc
Enhancing Science Experiments with Labdisc
Nov 4, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Join us to learn about Labdisc, an engaging data collection tool to help bring your science experiments to a whole new level. Labdisc can be used for a variety of experimental procedures, and can assist in many parts of the scientific process. Come see it in action with our PD Specialists as we take a look at its functionality in a classroom relevant situation.

Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 5
Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 5
Nov 3, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Join us for our fifth session of Google Educator Basic Digital Teacher Certification to learn about using sheets in the classroom. We will focus on ways you can increase your and your students organization and productivity by maximizing the features of Google Sheets. You’ll learn creative and customized ways to add, organize, and analyze data to inform instruction, identify student weak areas and to view student growth over time.

Organizing a Collaborative Project with Trello
Organizing a Collaborative Project with Trello
Nov 3, 2015 at 01:00 PM

Trello is a perfect web-based organizational tool to help teachers and students manage immediate or ongoing tasks! Join us as we discuss the use of Trello in the context of a collaborative classroom project to be sure that students are staying organized, completing content, and taking ownership of their own to-do lists.

Morning Meeting
Morning Meeting
Nov 3, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Discover how the interactive whiteboard can facilitate classroom routines and transitions, while improving your knowledge of the IWB software. You'll learn how to create various templates, including job charts, attendance activities, lunch counts, and circle-time games and songs for the elementary classroom. 

GeoGebra in the Math Classroom
GeoGebra in the Math Classroom
Nov 2, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Geogebra is a great, interactive tool to help bring your algebra and geometry concepts to life in your math classroom. Locate pre-created content and create your own activities, making it easier to demonstrate concepts with visual aids. Learn all about using Geogebra for a variety of grade levels, from the simplest geometric concepts to the more advanced.

Persuasive Writing: Thanksgiving Edition!
Persuasive Writing: Thanksgiving Edition!
Nov 2, 2015 at 03:00 PM

This session will provide web tools, apps, and Notebook techniques to strengthen students’ persuasive writing skills. Teachers will learn how to create technology-focused lessons to teach students to develop arguments to support claims using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence through the use of collaborative tools.  This session will focus in on a Thanksgiving writing prompt which can be applied to a number of grade levels! 

Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 4
Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 4
Oct 29, 2015 at 04:00 PM

We all know how hectic an educator’s life can get with multiple lines of communication, deadlines, and various tasks that require organization.  Join us for our course on GMail and Google Calendar where we discuss a variety of methods and practices to assist with streamlining communication procedures and managing to-do lists.  The built in features of GMail and Calendar can help teachers manage their workflow for classroom and personal communication and project management.   

Administrator Track: Assessment and Student Data
Administrator Track: Assessment and Student Data
Oct 28, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Discover a variety of assessment tools that will help guide effective evaluation procedures in this final course of our administrator track. Whether looking to enhance formative or summative assessment in the classroom, we will share a number of resources and helpful techniques that will assist in receiving valuable date to help guide future instruction.

Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 3
Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 3
Oct 27, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Google Drive is the foundation of all the other Google Apps for Education. In today’s course we’ll explore the basics of Drive and then discuss how you can create, store, organize and share all your content. During this session we will focus on classroom relevant situations and how you can use Drive to it’s fullest potential for organization, productivity and sharing and collaboration.

Best Web Resources for the Math Classroom (Part 2)
Best Web Resources for the Math Classroom (Part 2)
Oct 26, 2015 at 04:00 PM

In this continuation course, we will explore some additional resources to enhance instruction and practice in the math classroom. Learn how to use web-based resources to achieve Common Core state standards.

Creating Multi-Touch Books: Halloween Edition
Creating Multi-Touch Books: Halloween Edition
Oct 26, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Students today have become producers and creators of content, desiring to put their skills to use in the classroom. Learn how to support this passion to create with iBooks Author. Using iBooks Author, teachers and students are able to create original, multi-touch books for the iPad. Learn how to create your own interactive iBooks with this online session.

Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 2
Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 2
Oct 22, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Join us for the second session of the Google Educator Basic Digital Teacher Certification where we will discuss how to maximize the use of Google Chrome and the functions that make it more than a traditional web browser.  During this course you will learn how to locate and manage apps, extensions, and themes from the Chrome Web Store.  We will also explore a number of organizational strategies with Google Keep that can help teachers manage a number of tasks.  Share ideas with other educators, and continue building your PLN with us here at Teq as we provide assignments and feedback following each of the certification courses.

Administrator Track: Designing and Building Engaging Learning Environments
Administrator Track: Designing and Building Engaging Learning Environments
Oct 21, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Join us in the second part of this administrator track where we focus on key elements of an engaging learning environment. Take a closer look at how teachers can use the tools available to them, along with additional resources to make the most of their learning environment. Assist teachers in creating an engaging and interactive learning space with some of the techniques shared by our PD staff.

Google Educator Certification: Basics -  Session 1
Google Educator Certification: Basics - Session 1
Oct 20, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Join us for our first session in our Google Educators Basic Digital Teacher Certification! In this course you will receive an introduction to our Certification including, the breakdown of courses, assignment requirements, and support resources. Learn about the Google Tools that will be covered throughout the certification and how you can use these in creative ways to expand your classroom and create relevant, collaborative and exciting learning opportunities for your students.

Best Web Resources for the Math Classroom (Part 1)
Best Web Resources for the Math Classroom (Part 1)
Oct 19, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Learn how to create a link, and execute an advanced and targeted Google search to find the best web tools for any given math topic. We will explore a number of various websites which will assist with mathematics instruction and practice. Join us to add these resources to some of your new favorites!

Using Web Resources to Enhance Literacy
Using Web Resources to Enhance Literacy
Oct 19, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Join us as we explore a variety of literacy techniques that should be implemented in a well developed Common Core classroom. We will also provide a number of web resources that correspond to these techniques and will help enhance instruction and keep students engaged.

Intro to Promethean ActivInspire
Intro to Promethean ActivInspire
Oct 15, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Learn how to create content in Prometheans ActivInspire software to make your own Flipcharts. This intro-level webinar show you how to add the basic of a creative and engaging Filpchart 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.

What Does it Take to Become a Google Educator?
What Does it Take to Become a Google Educator?
Oct 14, 2015 at 05:00 PM

Are you using Google Apps for Education in your school or district?  You may be interested in becoming a Google Educator! Join us for this course where we will review the requirements to become a Google Educator and direct you to important resources to assist in the process.  

Administrator Track: Identifying Effective Technology Use
Administrator Track: Identifying Effective Technology Use
Oct 14, 2015 at 04:00 PM

In this first course of our sessions dedicated to administrators, we will focus in on how to identify whether the technology you have invested in is being used to its utmost potential. Whether you are working with interactive whiteboards, iPads, Chromebooks, or tablets, this course will help administrators and their teachers make the most out of the available resources.

Creative Expression with Microsoft Sway Presentations
Creative Expression with Microsoft Sway Presentations
Oct 13, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Microsoft Sway is a new Office program which allows you to build presentations, digital stories, and reports with various interactive content. Join us for this course where we take a look at how Microsoft Sway can enhance your classroom, and provide a new outlet for student and teacher content.

Promethean ActivBoard Basics
Promethean ActivBoard Basics
Oct 8, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Learn how to use the Promethean ActivBoard to boost student interaction and engagement in your classroom. This session 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 session, you'll have the foundation and the confidence to use this great tool in your classroom.

Digital Manipulatives for the Science Classroom
Digital Manipulatives for the Science Classroom
Oct 7, 2015 at 04:00 PM

There are a large variety of resources on the web to support science curriculum for all grade levels. These include Shockwave Flash simulators, Java applets, and a plethora of Flash videos. We will discover how to find, download, and make good use of these high-quality teaching aids. How are you going to distribute this to your students? We will take a quick tour of how options to share content with students and support the learning environment.

SMART Notebook 15.1 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 8
SMART Notebook 15.1 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 8
Oct 6, 2015 at 04:00 PM

You've made it to the final step of our 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Now it's time to review what you learned and show of your new found skills! At the end of your 8th and final session, you will Have a firm understanding of all the materials covered throughout the course, including how to use SMART Interactive Flat Panel and SMART Notebook technologies using the 2015 software. Be able to create your own personalized IWB lessons using all the skills learned throughout the course Have a ready-to-use IWB lesson file (supportive of the Common Core Learning Standards)?erfect to use for the coming school year Have your Digital Teacher Certification, showing your ability to effectively integrate IWB technology in your classroom Upon completion of the 8-session course, our PD instructors will issue out your Digital Learning Certifications. However, your communication with them does not need to end there. Our PD instructors are available to answer any and all questions you may have well after your training is through.

Using EngageNY to Enhance the Secondary Math Classroom
Using EngageNY to Enhance the Secondary Math Classroom
Oct 5, 2015 at 04:00 PM

This course will help educators learn how to use modules that have been set up by Engage NY to enhance their Common Core classroom. We will focus on integrating digital tools and manipulatives in order to increase student engagement and understanding while being sure that Common Core standards are being met in an ideal way.

Evaluating Web Resources
Evaluating Web Resources
Oct 5, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Every day, your students are faced with questionable material on the Internet. All over sites like Facebook and Twitter, your students see articles like ?ave the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus!?or ?eware of Dihydrogen Monoxide!?Are these articles credible? Join our PD Specialists as they teach you new strategies to address CCRA.W.8 (Assess the credibility and accuracy of [a] source) and help your studentsavoid citing hoax websites, dodge pitfalls in the research process, and discern fact from fiction.

SMART Notebook 15.1 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 7
SMART Notebook 15.1 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 7
Oct 1, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Continue your 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course, with session 7 ! In this session, our PD instructors will teach how to utilize the SMART Notebook tools, and the tricks to creating the most engaging lessons for your students. Our PD instructors will show you how to: Use the SMART Notebook Activity Builder to create your own dynamic lessons Download and attach Add-ons and Widgets, such as Geogebra, in order to fill your lessons with entertaining educational tools At the end of the 8-sessions, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom ready IWB lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything on the SMART Interactive Flat Panel and SMART Notebook using the 15.1 software.

Creative Curriculum Content with Google Drawings
Creative Curriculum Content with Google Drawings
Sep 30, 2015 at 04:00 PM

In this session we will start with the basics of the Drawings apps including the layout and menu options. We will focus our time on the types of content you can add and how to work with this content to create a well-developed Drawing to share with students on various curriculum topics. Finally, we will discuss sharing and collaboration to create an interactive learning environment.

SMART Notebook 15.1 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 6
SMART Notebook 15.1 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 6
Sep 29, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Join our PD team for session 6 of the 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Now that you've learned how to create customized lessons with your SMART Notebook software, see how you can use SMART Response to better assess your students' learning. Learn how to engage your students and raise the level of student participation with mobile assessment techniques in SMART Response. Incorporate real-time assessment of student learning with polls and a variety of questions including T/F, Multiple Choice, and more. Collect data and student feedback within SMART Notebook software. At the end of the 8-sessions, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom ready IWB lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything on the SMART Interactive Flat Panel and SMART Notebook using the 15.1software.

Using EngageNY to Enhance the Elementary Math Classroom (K-5)
Using EngageNY to Enhance the Elementary Math Classroom (K-5)
Sep 28, 2015 at 03:00 PM

This course will help educators learn how to use modules that have been set up by Engage NY to enhance their Common Core classroom. We will focus on integrating digital tools and manipulatives in order to increase student engagement and understanding while being sure that standards are being met in an ideal learning environment.

SMART Notebook 15.1 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 5
SMART Notebook 15.1 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 5
Sep 24, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Join our PD instructors for the 5th session of the 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! In session 5, you will see how all the different tools you learned throughout this course can be combined to create an interactive classroom environment. Session 5 will teach you: How to add tables and charts to your lessons How to use these tables and charts to assess your students learning How to use the different viewing options in SMART Notebook to enhance your lesson. At the end of the 8-sessions, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom ready IWB lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything on the SMART Interactive Flat Paneland SMART Notebook using the 15.1software.

Microsoft Publisher as a Creation Tool
Microsoft Publisher as a Creation Tool
Sep 23, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Expand your knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite and learn more about Microsoft Publisher. Easy to use to create handouts, posters, and presentation material, Publisher is a key tool to save time and create valuable curriculum content. Join us as we look at sample Publisher materials and take you through the process of creating these well-developed examples on your own.

SMART Notebook 15.1 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 4
SMART Notebook 15.1 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 4
Sep 22, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Join us for the next step in your 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! In session 4, our PD instructors will teach you have to use your SMART Notebook software to create dynamic lessons for your classroom. In this session, you will learn how to Appeal to your auditory learners and add sounds to your Notebook lessons that will act as positive and negative cues for your students. Animate objects within the SMART Notebook lesson in order to add visual stimulation to your presentations. Use the lesson recorder to provide review materials in the classroom. At the end of the 8-sessions, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom ready IWB lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything on the SMART Interactive Flat Panel and SMART Notebook using the 15.1software.

Common Core Overview with Teq Online PD
Common Core Overview with Teq Online PD
Sep 21, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Here at Teq, we are committed to helping teachers become comfortable and proficient with implementingCommon Core State Standards in their ELA and Math classrooms. Join us as we review what to expect from Teq's Common Core Mondays! Each Monday afternoon, we offer courses dedicated to practices and resources to assist with Common Core teaching and learning. Take a look at the Teq platform and what we have to offer on this (and other) great topics!

SMART Notebook 15.1 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 3
SMART Notebook 15.1 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 3
Sep 17, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Continue your learning with session 3 of the 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Now that you've learned the rudimentary skills to create lessons using your SMART Notebook software, take it to the next level and learn how to incorporate Notebooks additional tools into your lessons. Learn how to use the Lesson Activity Toolkit (LAT) and the Lesson Activity Builder (LAB) to create customizable lesson templates. Use the Notebook Gallery to add exciting content to your lessons. Save your favorite images, pages, and work to the My Content folder. At the end of the 8-sessions, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything on the SMART interactive Flat Panel and SMART Notebook using the 15.1software.

Digital Teaching and Learning with Nearpod
Digital Teaching and Learning with Nearpod
Sep 16, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Engage your students with interactive lessons and better your mobile assessment techniques with Nearpod! Let our PD instructors show you the ins and outs of this interactive learning tool so you can focus your students' learning and create interactive presentations that include polls, quizzes, videos, drawing activities, self-guided quizzes, and more.

Preparing Your Google Drive for a New School Year
Preparing Your Google Drive for a New School Year
Sep 16, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Teacher-created content, student assignments, lessons for presentation -- there are a lot of materials that may be crowding up your Google Drive. Join us as we discuss some best practices and techniques to organize content you may be storing in your Drive. We will cover practices of uploading and converting content, creating nested folders, and simple workflow techniques which will help you get the year started on the right foot using your cloud-based storage inDrive.

SMART Notebook 15.1 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 2
SMART Notebook 15.1 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 2
Sep 15, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Continue your learning with session 2 of the 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Go beyond the SMART Board basics, and learn how to use SMART'samazingNotebook software to create interactive and engaging lessons for your classroom. Session 2 will cover the basics of the SMART Notebook software, including: How to increase student engagement using the SMART Notebook software How to use the Notebook templates to create your own interactive activities How to personalize your lessons using Notebooks drawing tools, gallery content, and additional links At the completion of the 8-session course, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a personalized classroom ready IWB lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything on an SMART Interactive Flat Paneland SMART Notebook using the 15.1software.

SMART Notebook 15.1 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 1
SMART Notebook 15.1 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 1
Sep 10, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Earn your Digital Teacher Certification while learning the ins and outs of of your interactive SMART Boardwith our eight-session online course! Join our PD instructors as they cover everything from basic set up to lesson development using your SMART hardwareand SMART Notebooksoftware. Session 1 will cover the SMART Board basics including: How to integrate the SMART Board into daily classroom activities How to download the Notebook Software How to use theSMART Ink Tools How to interact with content already saved on your computer At the end of the 8-sessions, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom-ready lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything on the SMART Interactive Flat Panel and SMART Notebook using the 15.1Notebook software.

Web Safety for Students
Web Safety for Students
Sep 9, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Have you ever heard of the term 'digital citizenship?' As 21st century learners, it is important that our students practice good digital citizenship when working with various technology platforms. Join us as we explore best practices for digital citizenship and various resources which help teachers model and teach the importance of it in the classroom.

Surface Pro 3 & Windows 8
Surface Pro 3 & Windows 8
Sep 8, 2015 at 10:00 AM

In this course, well look at features for the Surfaces operating system, Windows 8.1 and overview the new Start menu. Then, we delve into some differences between full screen apps and desktop programs, and look at where you can find apps within the new Windows store. Lastly, well discuss how you can connect a Surface to a ScreenBeam and joining a wireless network.

Virtual Classrooms with Schoology
Virtual Classrooms with Schoology
Sep 3, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Schoology provides teachers and students with a secure place to connect, collaborate, and share content. Users can also organizeeducational applications, homework, grades, class discussions, and notifications. Learn how to harness the power of social media to customize your classroom for each and every learner with Schoology.

Organize and Effectively Use Your Computer - Welcome Back Edition
Organize and Effectively Use Your Computer - Welcome Back Edition
Sep 2, 2015 at 04:00 PM

At the start of the summer, our Organizing and Effectively Using Your Computer course helped you organize and prepare your materials for end of the year clean up. Join us for our welcome back edition where we discuss ways to get the technology in your classroom back up and running for a successful start to your school year. Enhance the use of your browser bookmarks, file storage, and content organization as you join us for this special welcome back session!

Going Further with Google Classroom
Going Further with Google Classroom
Sep 1, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Google has been making consistent updates to it's easy-to-use Learning Management System, Classroom. Join us as we explore the process of creating , submitting and checking assignments through with Classroom. We will also review the capabilities of the mobile version in order to enhance theexperience with Classroom for teacher and student.

SMART Kapp iq training
SMART Kapp iq training
Sep 1, 2015 at 09:00 AM

Welcome to you SMART Kapp iq Trial training, this session will cover all components of your Kapp iq trial.    Including Audio Enhancements, SMART Board 6065i, SMART Notebook 15.1, SMART Kapp iq, SMART amp and Teq Online PD.

Game Based Math Education with MangaHigh
Game Based Math Education with MangaHigh
Aug 31, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Discover Mangahigh, a fun, interactive, game-based environment for students to practice their math skills. Create classes, deliver content, and challenge students with a free Mangahigh account. Join us as we introduce you to this engaging new tool!

Intro to SMART amp
Intro to SMART amp
Aug 27, 2015 at 03:00 PM

The future of collaboration is coming soon to a classroom near you, and were giving you the chance to see it unfold! SMART amp, the newest product offering from SMART Technologies, is a web-based platform designed to connect a variety of different devices to a single collaborative workspace. In this webinar, see how teachers can easily distribute lesson materials to students, conduct formative assessments, and manage student projects, all in real-time. Whether you've just purchased SMART amp, or are investigating ways to increase collaboration in your classroom with multiple devices, were excited to share the possibilities of SMART amp with you!

What's New in Notebook 15.1?
What's New in Notebook 15.1?
Aug 27, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Join us to learn about the powerful features available in SMART's newest version of Notebook software. Maximize your use of the software and create engaging lessons with the use of SMART Notebook tools that can be used directly within lesson pages and presentations. Learn about howSMART Notebook 15 can enhance your classroom and motivate your students.

SMART Response VE, Part 2
SMART Response VE, Part 2
Aug 26, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Learn how to use real-time data to advance instruction and design assessments and questions that contain video, sound, and flash files.

SMART Response VE, Part 1
SMART Response VE, Part 1
Aug 26, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Learn how to use SMART Response to create dynamic, authentic, and quantitative classroom assessments. Join us in part one of this 2 part course where we will discuss set up and design of your SMART Response classes, as well as take a look at how to run a demo assessment.

Organize and Effectively Use your Windows Computer
Organize and Effectively Use your Windows Computer
Aug 25, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Join us to learn some basic ways to keep your computer content organized and enhance your knowledge of programs that you can use in the classroom. We will be discussing how to successfully create and save documents, how to create favorites in an appropriate web browser, and how to organize all of this great content for easy access.

Organize and Effectively Use your Mac Computer
Organize and Effectively Use your Mac Computer
Aug 25, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Join us to learn some basic ways to keep your computer content organized and enhance your knowledge of programs that you can use in the classroom. We will be discussing how to successfully create and save documents, how to create favorites in an appropriate web browser, and how to organize all of this great content for easy access.

Intro to Google Classroom
Intro to Google Classroom
Aug 24, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Furthering their commitment to education, Google recently unveiled a new ?roduct,?Classroom. The platform brings some of the best features of Drive and key add-ons together in one easy-to-navigate application. Our PD Specialists will help you not only get up-and-running, they'll give you some great ideas for simplifying your workflow too. See how easy it can be to manage entire class sets of documents and assignments in this highly-requested course, new from Teq Online PD.

Google Drive: Basics
Google Drive: Basics
Aug 24, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to upload content into their drive account and convert those documents to google apps format. Participants will also be able to view files, in particular video files, and know how to connect apps to their drive account to view a variety of 3rd party files.

Intro to Programming Education
Intro to Programming Education
Aug 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM

In this course, learn about some great tools and resources to help teach coding practices to your students. Programming uses a wide range of critical thinking and troubleshooting skills, and is a very popular topic that will engage our 21st century learners. Even if you are not a coding expert, come learn how to successfully get your students involved in one of the most popular educational topics right now!

Best Practices with Mobile Assessment
Best Practices with Mobile Assessment
Aug 19, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Learn how to use a variety of mobile assessment software to create presentations students can interact with through polls, quizzes, videos, drawing activities, self-guided quizzes, and more. This session will include mobile assessment options such as Infuse Learning, Socrative 2.0, Nutmeg Education, Nearpod, and others.

Digital Storytelling with Windows Movie Maker
Digital Storytelling with Windows Movie Maker
Aug 18, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Digital tools allow us to take the age-old practice of storytelling and engage our students with text, narration, images, and music. Through the use of the interactive whiteboard, well explore how teachers are effectively building digital storytelling into their instruction, as well as how both software and online resources make this a creative learning experience. This session will focus on Windows MovieMaker.

Project Based Learning with the iPad
Project Based Learning with the iPad
Aug 17, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Explore how teachers and students benefit from using iPads in the classroom. Work with apps and see how they facilitate research on a topic, in order to create a product and share this creation with others. This course supports multiple Common Core Standards, including Writing W.3 and W.6

Just Flip It!
Just Flip It!
Aug 12, 2015 at 10:00 AM

The flipped classroom is growing in popularity and now it's time for you to see what all the fuss is about! Learn the benefits of the flipped classroom, from creating an active learning environment in the classroom to turning the teacher into a facilitator, and explore what tools and best practices can be implemented to successfully ?lip?a lesson in your classroom.

Digital Storytelling with iMovie
Digital Storytelling with iMovie
Aug 11, 2015 at 10:00 AM

With digital tools at our fingertips, we can create and tell our stories instantly including personal narratives, explanations of a process, and retelling of events from another point of view. When teachers build digital storytelling into their instruction, students are engaged in a creative learning experience that is strongly connected with reading, writing, and speaking across the curriculum. In this course, well explore the digital tools that make it easy to get started. This session will use iMovie.

Project Based Learning with Google
Project Based Learning with Google
Aug 10, 2015 at 10:00 AM

See how Google can improve the quality of your project-based learning activities. Learn how to implement Google-based PBL activities to promote critical thinking, communication, and collaboration in your classroom. In this course, you will learn how to use Googles free tools to promote the key elements of PBL, such as research, collaboration, gathering (and analyzing) feedback, and presenting knowledge in your classroom.

Enhancing Geography in the Social Studies Classroom
Enhancing Geography in the Social Studies Classroom
Aug 6, 2015 at 10:00 AM

In this interactive course, teachers will acquaint themselves with the NYS standards along with the national standards, and discover the use of the Interactive Whiteboard in the ways to teach Geography. From Google Earth to SMART Notebook software, educators will learn how to take advantage of the many teq-niques available to create interactive sessions to help students learn the Six Essential Elements of Geography.

Intro to Blended Learning
Intro to Blended Learning
Aug 5, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Explore the various models of blended learning and the requirements for a successful implementation. Well discuss learning management systems (LMS), hardware and software needs, and the roles of the teacher, student, administrator, and parents in a blended learning environment.

Intro to Digital Storytelling
Intro to Digital Storytelling
Aug 4, 2015 at 10:00 AM

In this course, learn about the benefits of using digital storytelling in your classroom to encourage student creativity and learn about a new type of product students can plan and create.We will discuss some best practices and things to consider when starting a digital storytelling project in your classroom, with various grade levels.

Intro to Project Based Learning
Intro to Project Based Learning
Aug 3, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Join us to learn about the basics of implementing Project Based Learning (PBL) in your classroom to create engaging and authentic learning activities. We'll cover key points for a successful PBL activity, important considerations, and resources to assist both you and your students.

Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification 7: Windows Movie Maker
Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification 7: Windows Movie Maker
Jul 30, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Welcome to the final session in our Microsoft Digital Teacher's Certification! With this last course, participants will be able to create, edit, and share digital movies with the Windows Movie Maker platform. Participants will be able to use video and audio files, images, and PowerPoint files to present and show mastery of content in the form of an educational video. We will also be reviewing the terms of the final assignment for the overall certification, which will tie together all the platforms used throughout this 7-session course.

SMART Notebook 15 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 8
SMART Notebook 15 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 8
Jul 29, 2015 at 10:00 AM

You've made it to the final step of our 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Now it's time to review what you learned and show of your new found skills! At the end of your 8th and final session, you will Have a film understanding of all the materials covered throughout the course, including how to use SMART Interactive Flat Paneland SMART Notebook technologies using the 2015 software Be able to create your own personalized IWB lessons using all the skills learned throughout the course Have a ready-to-use IWB lesson file (supportive of the Common Core Learning Standards)?erfect to use for the coming school year Have your Digital Teacher Certification, showing your ability to effectively integrate IWB technology in your classroom Upon completion of the 8-session course, our PD instructors will issue out your Digital Learning Certifications. However, your communication with them does not need to end there. Our PD instructors are available to answer any and all questions you may have well after your training is through.

Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification 6b: OneNote for the Secondary Classroom
Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification 6b: OneNote for the Secondary Classroom
Jul 28, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Join our PD team for the secondof two elective sessionsof the 7-part Digital Teacher Certification course!With this course, participants will be able to use the basic features of OneNote and discuss how it can be used as a note-taking and content creation tool from start to finish in the secondary classroom. Teachers will be able to create assignments, add resources, and share their created notebooks with students to create interactive, collaborative content spaces.

SMART Notebook 15 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 7
SMART Notebook 15 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 7
Jul 27, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Continue your 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course, with session 7 ! In this session, our PD instructors will teach how to utilize the SMART Notebook tools, and the tricks to creating the most engaging lessons for your students. Our PD instructors will show you how to Use the SMART Notebook Activity Builder to create your own dynamic lessons Download and attach Add-ons and Widgets such as Geogebra, in order to fill your lessons with entertaining educational tools At the end of the 8-sessions, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom ready IWB lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART Interactive Flat Paneland SMART Notebook using the 2015 software.

Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification 6a: One Note for the Elementary Classroom
Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification 6a: One Note for the Elementary Classroom
Jul 22, 2015 at 12:00 PM

Join our PD team for the first of two elective sessionsof the 7-part Digital Teacher Certification course!With this course, participants will be able to use the basic features of OneNote and discuss how it can be used as a note-taking and content creation tool from start to finish in an elementary classroom. Teachers will be able to create assignments, add resources, and share their created notebooks with students to create interactive, collaborative content spaces.

SMART Notebook 15 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 6
SMART Notebook 15 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 6
Jul 22, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Join our PD team for session 6 of the 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Now that you've learned how to create customized lessons with your SMART Notebook software, see how you can use this software to better assess your students' learning. Learn how to Engage your students and raise the level of student participation with virtual education. Collect data and student feedback within SMART Notebook software. Incorporate real-time assessment of student learning with polls and a variety of questions including T/F, Multiple Choice, and more. At the end of the 8-sessions, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom ready IWB lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART Interactive Flat Paneland SMART Notebook using the 2015 software.

Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification 5: Using Microsoft Excel to Inform Instruction and Analyze Data
Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification 5: Using Microsoft Excel to Inform Instruction and Analyze Data
Jul 21, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Welcome tothe 5th session of the 7-part Digital Teacher Certification course!With this session, participants will be able to use Microsoft Excelexplore the basics of data and inputting information, including how to use equations, and format cells to analyze and display that information. We'll also cover how students can use this software to do the same in order to show their learning.

SMART Notebook 15 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 5
SMART Notebook 15 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 5
Jul 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Join our PD instructors for the 5th session of the 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! In session 5, you will see how all the different tools you learned throughout this course can be combined to create an interactive classroom environment. Session 5 will teach you: How to add tables and charts to your lessons How to use these tables and charts to assess your students' learning How to use the different viewing options in SMART Notebook to enhance your lesson At the end of the 8-sessions, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom ready IWB lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART Interactive Flat Paneland SMART Notebook using the 2015 software.

Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification 4: Powerful Presentations with PowerPoint
Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification 4: Powerful Presentations with PowerPoint
Jul 16, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Join us for session 4 of our 7-part Digital Teacher Certification course!With this course, participants will be able to create, share and edit dynamic slideshow presentations using the Microsoft PowerPoint platform. Teachers will be able to create custom layouts and insert media for informative and engaging lessons, use multiple presentation tools to streamline lessons, and share files with their students for ready use.

SMART Notebook 15 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 4
SMART Notebook 15 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 4
Jul 15, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Join us for the next step in your 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! In session 4, our PD instructors will teach you have to use your SMART Notebook software to create dynamic lessons for your classroom. In this session, you will learn how to Appeal to your auditory learners and add sounds to your Notebook lessons that will act as positive and negative cues for your students. Animate objects within the SMART Notebook lesson in order to add visual stimulation to your presentations. At the end of the 8-sessions, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom ready IWB lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART Interactive Flat Panel and SMART Notebook using the 2015 software.

Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification 3: Microsoft Word as a Learning Tool
Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification 3: Microsoft Word as a Learning Tool
Jul 14, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Continue your learning with session 3 of the 7-part Digital Teacher Certification course! With this course, participants learn how to create, edit, and share diverse multimedia documents using Microsoft Word. Participants will also be able to create templates for student assignments, provide feedback on student-created content, and develop Word as a collaborative space for group writing projects.

SMART Notebook 15 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 3
SMART Notebook 15 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 3
Jul 13, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Continue your learning with session 3 of the 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Now that you've learned the rudimentary skills to create lessons using your SMART Notebook software, take it to the next level and learn how to incorporate Notebooks additional tools into your lessons. Learn how to use the Lesson Activity Toolkit (LAT) and the Lesson Activity Builder (LAB) to create customizable lesson templates. Use the Notebook Gallery to add exciting content to your lessons. Save your favorite images, pages, and work to the My Content folder. At the end of the 8-sessions, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART interactive flat panel and SMART Notebook using the 2015 software.

Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification 2: Sharing, Creating, and Collaborating with OneDrive
Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification 2: Sharing, Creating, and Collaborating with OneDrive
Jul 9, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Continue your learning with session 2 of the 7-part Digital Teacher Certification course!With this course, participants will be able to learn all about OneDrive, the cloud service from Microsoft. Let our PD instructors show you how to use this service to collaborate between Microsoft Office platforms, share documents with students and peers, and access your documents from any device, wherever there is Internet access.

SMART Notebook 15 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 2
SMART Notebook 15 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 2
Jul 8, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Continue your learning with session 2 of the 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Go beyond the SMART Interactive Flat Panelbasics, and learn how to use its fantastic Notebook software to create interactive and engaging lessons for your classroom. Session 2 will cover the basics of the SMART Notebook software, including How to increase student engagement using the SMART Notebook software, How to use the Notebook templates to create your own interactive activities, How to personalize your lessons using Notebooks drawing tools, gallery content, and additional links. At the completion of the 8-session course, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a personalized classroom ready IWB lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART Interactive Flat Paneland SMART Notebook using the 2015 software.

Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification 1: Plan Teach and Assess with Office 365
Microsoft Digital Teacher Certification 1: Plan Teach and Assess with Office 365
Jul 7, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Earn your Digital Teacher Certification while learning the ins and outs of Microsoft Officewith our seven-session online course! With this course, participants will be able to use the Microsoft Office 365 platform to change the way theyplan for, teach, and assess students in the classroom. Participants will also be able to use Office 365 to organize email, personalize websites, and access OneDrive and Office programs from any device.

SMART Notebook 15 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 1
SMART Notebook 15 Digital Teacher Certification: Session 1
Jul 6, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Earn your Digital Teacher Certification while learning the ins and outs of the interactive flat panel with our eight-session online course! Join our PD instructors as they cover everything from basic flat panel set up to lesson development using the SMART Notebook software. Session 1 will cover the SMART Board basics, including how to integrate the SMART flat panel into daily classroom activities, how to download the Notebook Software, how to use the Floating Tools, and how to use the SMART Ink aware tools. At the end of the 8-sessions, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART interactive flat panel and SMART Notebook using the 2015 software.

ClassFlow for Cloud Based Teaching and Learning
ClassFlow for Cloud Based Teaching and Learning
Jun 25, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Create classes and lessons with ClassFlow to share with students. With their own devices, students can access a teacher's ClassFlow lesson, take assessments, and receive personalized content. Join us as we discover all that ClassFlow can do to enhance your digital learning environment.

Just Flip It!
Just Flip It!
Jun 23, 2015 at 03:00 PM

The flipped classroom is growing in popularity and now it's time for you to see what all the fuss is about! Learn the benefits of the flipped classroom, from creating an active learning environment in the classroom to turning the teacher into a facilitator, and explore what tools and best practices can be implemented to successfully ?lip?a lesson in your classroom.

Organize and Effectively Use Your Computer - Year End Edition
Organize and Effectively Use Your Computer - Year End Edition
Jun 22, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Join us to learn some basic ways to keep your computer content organized and enhance your knowledge of programs that you can use in the classroom. We will be discussing how to successfully create and save documents, how to create favorites in an appropriate web browser, and how to organize all of this great content for easy access.

Digital Tools for the Writing Process
Digital Tools for the Writing Process
Jun 18, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Integrate collaborative learning tools to increase the quality of students' writing. This session will introduce different web tools and apps that can be used to aid students with each step of the writing process (planning/brainstorming, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing). Teachers will learn how students can use technology to interact and collaborate with peers during the writing process through web tools and applications such as Edmodo, Padlet, Popplet, OneNote, Evernote, and Google Docs.

Intro to Project Based Learning
Intro to Project Based Learning
Jun 17, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Project based learning is a great way for students to demonstrate understanding whilemaking various curriculum connections. Join us as we discuss best practices and suggestions for implementing a successful project based initiative in your classroom or larger school community.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 12: Configuring iOS (Elective)
Digital Teacher iPad Certification 12: Configuring iOS (Elective)
Jun 16, 2015 at 03:00 PM

This course is an elective for the Digital Teacher Certification. There are many things that one must consider before implementing iPads in a classroom, school, or district. Join us for this course where we review various methods for successful deployment of this great educational tool.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 11: GarageBand (Elective)
Digital Teacher iPad Certification 11: GarageBand (Elective)
Jun 11, 2015 at 03:00 PM

This course is an elective for the Digital Teacher iPad Certification. Encourage students to get creative with the use of Apple's built in music creation studio. Record, edit, and share sounds from GarageBand to create content like podcasts and audio blogs in the classroom. Get creative and musical with us in this elective course!

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 10: iTunes U (Elective)
Digital Teacher iPad Certification 10: iTunes U (Elective)
Jun 9, 2015 at 03:00 PM

This course is an elective for the Digital Teacher iPad Certification. Join us as we explore the part of Apple's iTunes Music Store that is dedicated to educational audio and video content. Find some great sound that can be used in conjunction with your iPads to locate media from universities, museums, and other public media organizations.

Kaizena and Thematic Essay Design
Kaizena and Thematic Essay Design
Jun 8, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Learn how to implement Kaizena in conjunction with Google Drive and through its web-based platform. Kaizena is a digital feedback tool which allows teachers to provide audio feeadback and open new communication practices with students. Join us as we examine thematic essay design with this useful tool.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 9: Mobile Assessment (Elective)
Digital Teacher iPad Certification 9: Mobile Assessment (Elective)
Jun 4, 2015 at 03:00 PM

This course is an elective for the Digital Teacher iPad Certification. Throughout this course we will examine apps that can be used for various forms of mobile assessment with the iPad. Come learn how apps like Socrative and Nearpod can be used to engage students and provide teachers with data about student progress.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 8: iMovie
Digital Teacher iPad Certification 8: iMovie
Jun 2, 2015 at 03:00 PM

With this course, participants will be able to create digital stories, videos, trailers, and expand their knowledge of these techniques for use with various curriculum connections.

Enhancing Reading Practices with Actively Learn
Enhancing Reading Practices with Actively Learn
Jun 1, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Join us as we explore Actively Learn, a great resource for close reading practices across various grade levels. Learn how to implement contextual questions and evidence based reading practices while creating classes and keeping content organized.

SMART Product Trial - Notebook 15.2
SMART Product Trial - Notebook 15.2
Jun 1, 2015 at 01:00 PM

Join us as we review all of the features of the kapp iQ and SMART Product trial that is available for a variety of NY and NJ schools. 

Surface Pro 3 and Windows 8.1, Part 7
Surface Pro 3 and Windows 8.1, Part 7
Jun 1, 2015 at 09:20 AM

This final session of the Anatomy of the Surface Pro 3 and Windows 8.1 series focuses on organization--how to keep documents and programs organized now that you know your way around the device. Participants will explore ways to maintain an efficiently-arranged desktop and Start screen, then explore and expand upon techniques from previous sessions that can serve the same purpose. 

Surface Pro 3 and Windows 8, Part 3
Surface Pro 3 and Windows 8, Part 3
Jun 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

This session will explore the touch-dependent features of the Surface Pro 3 hardware. As a combination tablet and laptop, the Surface Pro 3 can be used quickly and intuitively with a touchscreen interface, as well as swipe gestures on the keyboard cover and with the Surface Pen stylus. This session will provide a brief overview of these types of interaction, display unique features of each, and discuss when each might be appropriate when using the device. This session will also feature snapping multiple applications to the Surface Pro screen, a useful feature when combining educational apps with OneNote use in a classroom setting.

Surface Pro 3 and Windows 8, Part 4
Surface Pro 3 and Windows 8, Part 4
Jun 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

This session will focus on the aspects of the Surface Pro 3's hardware that have not been previously covered. We will review the available ports, as well as how to connect additional outside hardware to the device for classroom use. Finally, we will provide some tips on the maintenance of both the hardware and software of the Surface Pro 3, in order to maximize the effective life of your device when used heavily in a classroom setting. 

Surface Pro 3 and Windows 8.1, Part 5
Surface Pro 3 and Windows 8.1, Part 5
Jun 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

This session will explore some applications and programs that can be downloaded to the Surface Pro 3. With quick access to the App store, teachers will be able to locate and quickly download a number of free applications in the classroom, and we've found some in particular we would recommend to streamline your use of the Surface, and expose teachers to new ways they and their students can use this device. 

Surface Pro 3 and Windows 8.1, Part 6
Surface Pro 3 and Windows 8.1, Part 6
Jun 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

In this session, our focus is on tips and tricks any teacher can use to optimize the use of their Surface Pro 3 for everyday classroom use. We introduce teachers to the locations of key settings in the Control Pannel and Settings apps, then introduce concepts such as customizing battery use and login options. We also introduce methods teachers can use to improve the ease of use in a daily setting, particularly for teachers who may require unique accomodations in order to efficiently use a computer as a classroom tool. 

Creating Digital Content for Students Using Microsoft PowerPoint Part 1
Creating Digital Content for Students Using Microsoft PowerPoint Part 1
Jun 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

This session of Microsoft Office on the Surface starts the string of sessions focused on Powerpoint, and focuses on the features of Powerpoint unique to the use of document templates. Powerpoint provides a wide variety of template documents that can streamline a teacher’s workflow when creating lessons, games, and projects, as well as a variety of tools for creating your own template for documents such as student projects. During the session we will focus on opening, using, and storing these new templates quickly and easily. We will also discuss how to use tools such as themes, layouts, and the traits of content boxes to create your own custom templates that can be saved and distributed for students to use.  

Creating Digital Content for Students Using Microsoft Word Part 1
Creating Digital Content for Students Using Microsoft Word Part 1
Jun 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

This session of Microsoft Office on the Surface starts the string of sessions focused on Word, and focuses on features within the Word platform that allow a user to easily structure documents. In addition to pre-loaded formats in the form of templates, Microsoft Word provides a number of formatting tools than can be used to organize text into Headings, subheadings, or other styles that automatically help organize a document. We wrap up the session with an introduction to inserting images as Word content, as well as being able to customize an image with separate captions.  

Creating Digital Content for Students Using Microsoft Word Part 2
Creating Digital Content for Students Using Microsoft Word Part 2
Jun 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

This session of Microsoft Office on the Surface continues the string of sessions focused on Microsoft Word, and focuses on multimedia applications that can be inserted into a document. The session will provide information on when and how to insert links into a word document, as well as how to integrate video clips that can be played directly from Microsoft Word. The session concludes with discussion on how to use Tables and Smart Art to organize documents  using pre-set formatting. 

Creating Digital Content For Students Using Microsoft PowerPoint Part 2
Creating Digital Content For Students Using Microsoft PowerPoint Part 2
Jun 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

In this section, we focus on the use of multimedia to create more visually engaging PowerPoint lessons. Participants will explore how to add images, audio, and video from both online and offline sources. We also introduce how to use the Notes section of Powerpoint in a classroom context, either as a teaching material or student resource. 

Creating Digital Content For Students Using Microsoft Publisher - Part 2
Creating Digital Content For Students Using Microsoft Publisher - Part 2
Jun 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

With this course, participants will be able to create, edit, and share free-form document files created in Microsoft Publisher. Participants will use this platform to further customize their Publisher documents using multimedia elements such as Page Parts and Tables, as well as custom Calendars and Headers for student documents. We also explore alternative layouts for Publisher documents, allowing teachers to create anything from newsletters to homework assignments with ease. 

Creating Digital Content For Students Using Microsoft Word Part 3
Creating Digital Content For Students Using Microsoft Word Part 3
Jun 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

This session of Microsoft Office on the Surface continues the string of sessions focused on Microsoft Word, and focuses on tools that are particularly useful for students or teachers who may write up research or other academic papers. We begin with modeling how to insert charts into Word, then focus on the addition of citations from outside sources such as websites, journals, or other written works. The session concludes with an exploration of how to use pre-added citations to create and edit a bibliography that holds all citations currently present in as document.

Creating Digital Content For Students Using Microsoft OneNote Part 2
Creating Digital Content For Students Using Microsoft OneNote Part 2
Jun 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

In the second session of Creading Digital Content for Students using Microsoft OneNote, we focus on how to create notes and add media to an organized OneNote Notebook. We start with creating, formatting and editing both text and images, then explore multimedia options such as the addition of audio and video files. Participants will also develop and understanding of how to use links in OneNote, as well add documents such as Excel Spreadsheets to their notes. 

Creating Digital Content For Students Using Microsoft OneNote Part 3
Creating Digital Content For Students Using Microsoft OneNote Part 3
Jun 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

In this session, we will explore the use of two tools unique to Microsoft OneNote. Participants will explore the use of the Screen Clipping tool, both within the full version and the stripped-down application for the Microsoft Surface Pro. Participants will also be able to access, edit, and save ink notes and annotations using the Draw ribbon and the Surface Pro stylus. 

Creating Digital Content For Students Using Microsoft PowerPoint Part 3
Creating Digital Content For Students Using Microsoft PowerPoint Part 3
Jun 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Our focus on this session is on linking! While many teachers who use Microsoft Office are already familiar with Linking, this feature takes on new life within the PowerPoint platform. participants in this session will learn how to use linking in PowerPoint to consolidate resources, streamline workflow, and create interactive presentations for their students. 

Creating Digital Content For Students Using Microsoft Word Part 4
Creating Digital Content For Students Using Microsoft Word Part 4
Jun 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

In this session, our focus is on the editing tools you and your students might use when pushing out content from the Microsoft Word Platform. Participants will explore how to add, accept and reject track changes, as well as create comments on a document. They will also receive suggestions on how to share documents out to students in a variety of methods, as well as how to address similar edits made by students or other users. 

Creating Digital Content For Students Using Microsoft Publisher, Part 3
Creating Digital Content For Students Using Microsoft Publisher, Part 3
Jun 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

In this final session based on Microsoft Publisher, we'll help you put the finishing touches on your Publisher file using other elements of Microsoft Office! Participants will explore how to insert and edit Word files in Publisher to develop more creative formatting in their documents, as well as how to insert objects such as PDFs, Excel spreadsheets and Powerpoint presentations. We also wrap up this strand by discussing how to publish and share a Publisher document for use. 

Creating Digital Content for Students Using Microsoft OneNote - Part 4
Creating Digital Content for Students Using Microsoft OneNote - Part 4
Jun 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

In this final session centered around Microsoft OneNote, teachers will explore how they can share their notebooks with their students. Participants will navigate various notebook sharing options, as well as locate tools useful in collaborative situations. Participants will learn about exporting Notebooks, sharing through OneDrive, and the differences between OneNote and OneNote Online.

Creating Digital Content for Students Using Microsoft Word - Part 5
Creating Digital Content for Students Using Microsoft Word - Part 5
Jun 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

In this final session centered around Word, we explore the possibilities for customizing a teacher's Word platform! Participants will be able to locate, download, and use apps within Microsoft word that can streamline workflow, provide lesson plan ideas, and more.

Creating Digital Content For Students Using Microsoft OneNote Part 1
Creating Digital Content For Students Using Microsoft OneNote Part 1
Jun 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

In the first session of the Creating Digital Content for Students with OneNote string, we introduce OneNote as a comprehensive way to organize, write and carry notebooks for any subject, creating a space for study notes, project collaboration, and more. We introduce the basics of the platform by exploring how to create and organize notebooks, and group pages together based on topic or relevance. We also begin inserting content into a sample notebook by exploring how text and images are added and manipulated. Finally, we demonstrate how teachers can provide templates and create collaboartive opportunities through the sharing of notebooks. 

Creating Digital Content for Students Using Microsoft PowerPoint Part 4
Creating Digital Content for Students Using Microsoft PowerPoint Part 4
Jun 1, 2015 at 12:00 AM

In this final session centered around PowerPoint, we focus on how the platform allows teachers to share their presentations with students. Participants will be able to navigate basic Slide Show Tools and Settings, and create Printables out of slides that students can use for notes. Teachers will also know how to make use of PowerPoint's various sharing Options, and determine key differences between PowerPoint and its online counterpart.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 7: iPhoto
Digital Teacher iPad Certification 7: iPhoto
May 28, 2015 at 03:00 PM

With this course, participants will be able to add and organize content to iPhoto and collaborate with others through a shared Photostream.

STEM Horizon
STEM Horizon
May 27, 2015 at 03:30 PM

Renewable and alternative energy sources are getting a lot of attention. Thanks to our friends at Horizon Fuel Cells, we've got our hands on a few classroom solar kits. Join us to see how you can use these incredible (and incredibly inexpensive) kits in your STEM classrooms. They are also developing a set of lesson plans to accompany the kits, available at Horizon Curriculum.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 6: Keynote
Digital Teacher iPad Certification 6: Keynote
May 26, 2015 at 03:00 PM

With this course, participants will learn how to create engaging Keynote presentations using the vast features of the software. We will review teacher-centered and student-centered activities to help increase its usability in the classroom.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 5: Numbers
Digital Teacher iPad Certification 5: Numbers
May 21, 2015 at 03:00 PM

With this course, participants will be able to successfully create spreadsheets for teacher or student based interaction. We will streamline the way teachers and students can collect and analyze data by creating charts, graphs, and tables in the context of a lesson.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 4: Pages
Digital Teacher iPad Certification 4: Pages
May 19, 2015 at 03:00 PM

With this course, participants will be able to use basic and advanced features of Pages across devices to enhance documents and presentations. We will also review how to enhance workflow with sharing and publishing techniques.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 3: Apptastic
Digital Teacher iPad Certification 3: Apptastic
May 14, 2015 at 03:00 PM

With this course, participants will be able to successfully use iPad apps in conjunction with one another to create a project based learning activity. Throughout this session, we will demonstrate a complete activity and the use of multiple apps to perform various functions such as driving research, gathering data, and creating presentations.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 2: Learning with the iPad
Digital Teacher iPad Certification 2: Learning with the iPad
May 12, 2015 at 03:00 PM

In this course, teachers will be able to use the iPad as a teacher-centered technology with a single iPad in the teacher's hands. We will then extend the experience into whole-class instruction with student access to the iPads for various instructional activities.

Creating Digital Lab Notebooks with Elements
Creating Digital Lab Notebooks with Elements
May 11, 2015 at 03:30 PM

Sharing experiment results is an important step in the scientific process. Perkin Elmer, a known leader in laboratory technology has a platform that helps bring the scientific process into the 21st century classroom with cloud-based sharing and collaboration. Elements enables your students to gather and collaborate on lab content through a web browser, eliminating the need for software installation and managing licenses. See how this powerful tool can change your lab culture. Sign up for a free account here, prior to the class.

Digital Teacher iPad Certification 1: Settings and Features
Digital Teacher iPad Certification 1: Settings and Features
May 7, 2015 at 03:00 PM

With this course, participants will be able to successfully introduce and implement iPads with their classes. Classroom management, basic functions, and various organizational techniques will help achieve success when introducing iPads in a classroom environment.

Google Trainer Certification 11: Chromebooks in the Classroom
Google Trainer Certification 11: Chromebooks in the Classroom
May 5, 2015 at 04:00 PM

*Due to recent changes in the Google Educators Certification this track of courses now provides content for the Google Trainer Exam(Link: http://trainerlearningcenter.withgoogle.com/) not the Google Educator Exam. You can still receive a Teq Digital Teacher Certification by taking these coursesorjoin us for our updated Google Certification courses coming this fall!* In our final session we will cover a basic understanding of Chromebooks for engaging and interactive lessons and to facilitate collaborating.

What's New in Notebook 15?
What's New in Notebook 15?
May 4, 2015 at 03:30 PM

Join us to learn about the powerful features available in SMART's newest version of Notebook software. Maximize your use of the software and create engaging lessons with the use of SMART Notebook toolsthat can be used directly within lesson pages and presentations. Learn about howSMART Notebook 15can enhance your classroom and motivate your students.

SMART Product Trial
SMART Product Trial
May 4, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Join us to learn about all the products and features included in your SMART Product Trial. Our PD Specialists will walk you through the most important features and the classroom application for them. We'll cover products such as SMART Notebook, SMART amp, Kapp IQ and Audio Enhancement.

Google Trainer Certification 10b: Sites Advanced
Google Trainer Certification 10b: Sites Advanced
Apr 30, 2015 at 04:00 PM

*Due to recent changes in the Google Educators Certification this track of courses now provides content for the Google Trainer Exam(Link: http://trainerlearningcenter.withgoogle.com/) not the Google Educator Exam. You can still receive a Teq Digital Teacher Certification by taking these coursesorjoin us for our updated Google Certification courses coming this fall!* During this advanced session of Google sites we will cover how to create a multi-page site using a variety of layouts. We will discuss adding content from other Google apps and relevant 3rd party apps. We will also cover how to share your site and highlight the benefits of doing so for both students and teachers in the classroom.

Google Trainer Certification 10a: Sites Basics
Google Trainer Certification 10a: Sites Basics
Apr 28, 2015 at 04:00 PM

*Due to recent changes in the Google Educators Certification this track of courses now provides content for the Google Trainer Exam(Link: http://trainerlearningcenter.withgoogle.com/) not the Google Educator Exam. You can still receive a Teq Digital Teacher Certification by taking these coursesorjoin us for our updated Google Certification courses coming this fall!* In this first course on creating a Google Site we will focus on creating a plan for your site that is relevant to your position. Participants will leave the course with a basic site using a user chosen theme and a homepage with a customized layout.

Utilizing EngageNY Modules for the High School ELA Classroom
Utilizing EngageNY Modules for the High School ELA Classroom
Apr 27, 2015 at 04:30 PM

This course will help educators learn how to use modules that have been set up by Engage NY to enhance their Common Core classroom. We will focus on integrating digital tools in order to increase student engagement and understanding while being sure that standards are being met in anideal way.

Modeling Advanced Mathematics with Microsoft Excel
Modeling Advanced Mathematics with Microsoft Excel
Apr 27, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Excel is a powerful tool for working with data, perfect for gathering and analyzing data to inform instruction. Explore the advanced techniques of manipulating and working with data data. We will take a look at various statistical formulas and advanced calculations that can be used in the Excel program.

Google Trainer Certification 9: Digital Workflow with Google Drive
Google Trainer Certification 9: Digital Workflow with Google Drive
Apr 23, 2015 at 04:00 AM

*Due to recent changes in the Google Educators Certification this track of courses now provides content for the Google Trainer Exam(Link: http://trainerlearningcenter.withgoogle.com/) not the Google Educator Exam. You can still receive a Teq Digital Teacher Certification by taking these coursesorjoin us for our updated Google Certification courses coming this fall!* Now that we have covered the basics and productivity apps through Google, we are going to focus on ways in which you can utilize all of these apps together to create an interactive classroom environment. We will discuss ways to streamline classroom workflow by using the apps together and modeling features of sharing and collaboration. We will also cover ways for students to use the Google apps suite as a comprehensive and differentiated way to demonstrate their understanding.

Google Trainer Certification 8b: Sheets Advanced
Google Trainer Certification 8b: Sheets Advanced
Apr 21, 2015 at 04:00 PM

*Due to recent changes in the Google Educators Certification this track of courses now provides content for the Google Trainer Exam(Link: http://trainerlearningcenter.withgoogle.com/) not the Google Educator Exam. You can still receive a Teq Digital Teacher Certification by taking these coursesorjoin us for our updated Google Certification courses coming this fall!* During this advanced session of Sheets we will discuss how to create and customize charts using data from a sheet. We will focus on building comprehensive sheets for use in the classroom with advanced features such as add-ons, publishing and exporting tools.

Utilizing EngageNY Modules in the Elementary Math Classroom
Utilizing EngageNY Modules in the Elementary Math Classroom
Apr 20, 2015 at 04:30 PM

This course will help educators learn how to use modules that have been set up by Engage NY to enhance their Common Core classroom. We will focus on integrating digital tools and manipulatives in order to increase student engagement and understanding while being sure that standards are being met in anideal way.

Listen Current for English Language Learners
Listen Current for English Language Learners
Apr 20, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Listen Current brings engaging non-fiction stories to the classroom and helps students stay connected to the real world by curating the best of public radio. Paired with comprehensive lesson plans and examples Listen Current will enhance students listening skills and help teachers differentiate and make current events fun and interesting. In this course we'll focus on the new ELL activities that have been added to their lesson plans so you can differentiate in the classroom for all your students while still covering the same content!

Google Trainer Certification 8a: Sheets Basic
Google Trainer Certification 8a: Sheets Basic
Apr 16, 2015 at 04:00 AM

*Due to recent changes in the Google Educators Certification this track of courses now provides content for the Google Trainer Exam(Link: http://trainerlearningcenter.withgoogle.com/) not the Google Educator Exam. You can still receive a Teq Digital Teacher Certification by taking these coursesorjoin us for our updated Google Certification courses coming this fall!* In this first session on Sheets we will cover the basics of creating a sheet, adding content and formatting. We will then discuss use of sheets in relevant classroom situations using sharing and collaboration features.

Google Trainer Certification 7: Forms
Google Trainer Certification 7: Forms
Apr 14, 2015 at 04:00 PM

*Due to recent changes in the Google Educators Certification this track of courses now provides content for the Google Trainer Exam(Link: http://trainerlearningcenter.withgoogle.com/) not the Google Educator Exam. You can still receive a Teq Digital Teacher Certification by taking these coursesorjoin us for our updated Google Certification courses coming this fall!* In this session of Google Forms we will discuss how to create and use forms to gather data, assess students and, with the assistance of sheets, display data graphically. We will also review how to share and collaborate on forms in relevant classroom situations.

PBL with Google for the ELA Classroom
PBL with Google for the ELA Classroom
Apr 13, 2015 at 04:30 PM

See how Google can improve the quality of your project-based learning activities. Learn how to implement Google-based PBL activities to promote critical thinking, communication, and collaboration in your classroom. In this course, you will learn how to use Google's free tools to promote the key elements of PBL, such as research, collaboration, gathering (and analyzing) feedback, and presenting knowledge in your classroom.

Utilizing EngageNY Modules in the HS Math Classroom
Utilizing EngageNY Modules in the HS Math Classroom
Apr 13, 2015 at 03:00 PM

This course will help educators learn how to use modules that have been set up by Engage NY to enhance their Common Core classroom. We will focus on integrating digital tools and manipulatives in order to increase student engagement and understanding while being sure that standards are being met in anideal way.

Creating Multi-Touch Books with iBooks Author
Creating Multi-Touch Books with iBooks Author
Apr 10, 2015 at 01:00 PM

Students today have become producers and creators of content, desiring to put their skills to use in the classroom. Learn how to support this passion to create with iBooks Author. Using iBooks Author, teachers and students are able to create original, multi-touch books for the iPad. Learn how to create your own interactive iBooks with this online session.

Going Further with SMART amp
Going Further with SMART amp
Apr 9, 2015 at 03:00 PM

In our first SMART amp session, we gave you a broad overview of this collaborative platform for learning. In session two, well take a more specific look at what a typical classroom workflow looks like. In this course, youll get a more detailed look at the teacher dashboard and you'll learn some useful strategies for designing effective workspaces and organizing your content. After this session, you'll be more than ready to get up-and-running with SMART amp and be on your way to creating a truly collaborative classroom.

Intro to SMART amp
Intro to SMART amp
Apr 9, 2015 at 01:00 PM

The future of collaboration is coming soon to a classroom near you, and were giving you the chance to see it unfold! SMART amp, the newest product offering from SMART Technologies, is a web-based platform designed to connect a variety of different devices to a single collaborative workspace. In this webinar, see how teachers can easily distribute lesson materials to students, conduct formative assessments, and manage student projects, all in real-time. Whether you've just purchased SMART amp, or are investigating ways to increase collaboration in your classroom with multiple devices, were excited to share the possibilities of SMART amp with you!

QR Codes in the Classroom
QR Codes in the Classroom
Apr 8, 2015 at 03:00 PM

QR codes are popping up everywhere?n movie posters, ads, signs, and in classrooms. These ?uick Response?codes take us quickly to data and information for learning. In this session, we'll explore how QR codes work and ways that teachers are using them in instruction.

How to Organize and Effectively Use Your Computer
How to Organize and Effectively Use Your Computer
Apr 8, 2015 at 01:00 PM

Join us to learn some basic ways to keep your computer content organized and enhance your knowledge of programs that you can use in the classroom. We will be discussing how to successfully create and save documents, how to create favorites in an appropriate web browser, and how to organize all of this great content for easy access.

Prezi: Advanced
Prezi: Advanced
Apr 7, 2015 at 03:00 PM

This course is a continuation of our first Prezi course, which looked at the basic features of creating an interactive presentation. Learn about the more advanced features of the Prezi program to help engage learners and encourage them to get creative with a newtype of presentation software.

All About Algodoo
All About Algodoo
Apr 7, 2015 at 01:00 PM

Algodoo is a physics-based 2D sandbox which has features and functions designed specifically for use on an Interactive White Board. This session will cover the basics of interacting with Algodoo and how it can be used both as a teaching tool and a creation tool for students.

Recording Podcasts with Audacity
Recording Podcasts with Audacity
Apr 6, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Join us as we use Audacity to record, edit, and create podcasts. Engage students with a new method of presentation, and encourage them to use their creativity and broadcasting skills from multiple devices. Also learn how podcast can be used by the teacher to communicate with students in a new way.

Enhance Digital Note Taking with Microsoft One Note
Enhance Digital Note Taking with Microsoft One Note
Apr 3, 2015 at 01:00 PM

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 in the secondary classroom. Teachers will be able to create assignments, add resources, and share their created notebooks with students.

Google Classroom
Google Classroom
Apr 2, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Furthering their commitment to education, Google recently unveiled a new ?roduct,?Classroom. The platform brings some of the best features of Drive and key add-ons together in one easy-to-navigate application. Our PD Specialists will help you not only get up-and-running, they'll give you some great ideas for simplifying your workflow too. See how easy it can be to manage entire class sets of documents and assignments in this highly-requested course, new from Teq Online PD.

Google Trainer Certification 6. Slides
Google Trainer Certification 6. Slides
Mar 31, 2015 at 04:00 PM

*Due to recent changes in the Google Educators Certification this track of courses now provides content for the Google Trainer Exam(Link: http://trainerlearningcenter.withgoogle.com/) not the Google Educator Exam. You can still receive a Teq Digital Teacher Certification by taking these coursesorjoin us for our updated Google Certification courses coming this fall!* During this session of Google slides participants will learn how to create a slides presentation that includes a variety of content options such as text, images, animations and links. We will also discuss how to share, collaborate and publish their slides as these features apply to the classroom.

Evaluating Web Resources
Evaluating Web Resources
Mar 30, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Every day, your students are faced with questionable material on the Internet. All over sites like Facebook and Twitter, your students see articles like 'Save the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus!' or 'Beware of Dihydrogen Monoxide!' Are these articles credible? Join our PD Specialists as they teach you new strategies to address CCRA.W.8 (Assess the credibility and accuracy of [a] source) and help your studentsavoid citing hoax websites, dodge pitfalls in the research process, and discern fact from fiction.

Geogebra in the Math Classroom
Geogebra in the Math Classroom
Mar 30, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Geogebra is a great, interactive tool to help bring your algebra and geometry concepts to life in your math classroom. Locate pre-created content and create your own activities, making it easier to demonstrate concepts with visual aids. Learn all about using Geogebra for a variety of grade levels, from the simplest geometric concepts to the more advanced.

Google Trainer Certification 5. Docs
Google Trainer Certification 5. Docs
Mar 26, 2015 at 04:00 PM

*Due to recent changes in the Google Educators Certification this track of courses now provides content for the Google Trainer Exam(Link: http://trainerlearningcenter.withgoogle.com/) not the Google Educator Exam. You can still receive a Teq Digital Teacher Certification by taking these coursesorjoin us for our updated Google Certification courses coming this fall!* In this session of Docs we will discuss how to create a Google Doc and add content. We'll show you how to share documents using a variety of access levels including publishing to the web. We will also discuss how to use collaboration options such as revision history and comments in classroom relevant situations. Finally we will demonstrate the benefits of using pre-made templates and how to create your own.

Microsoft Word as a Tool for Learning - Part 2
Microsoft Word as a Tool for Learning - Part 2
Mar 25, 2015 at 04:30 PM

This course in a continuation of the first course on Microsoft Word. We will take a look at some of the advanced features and add-ons for comprehensive Microsoft Word documents that will enhance projectsfor teacher and student.

20 Coolest Things, Part 2
20 Coolest Things, Part 2
Mar 25, 2015 at 03:00 PM

In this continuation course, check out 10 more features, techniques, and resources that can be used to make your IWB lessons even more engaging and exciting.

Google Trainer Certification 4. Drawings
Google Trainer Certification 4. Drawings
Mar 24, 2015 at 04:00 PM

*Due to recent changes in the Google Educators Certification this track of courses now provides content for the Google Trainer Exam(Link: http://trainerlearningcenter.withgoogle.com/) not the Google Educator Exam. You can still receive a Teq Digital Teacher Certification by taking these coursesorjoin us for our updated Google Certification courses coming this fall!* In this session we will start with the basics of the Drawings apps including the layout and menu options. We will focus our time on the types of content you can add and how to add this content into Drawings. Finally we will discuss sharing and collaboration to create an interactive learning environment.

Close Reading in the High School ELA Classroom
Close Reading in the High School ELA Classroom
Mar 23, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Enhance the way students understand close reading with little-known web, tablet, and interactive whiteboard tools. From the new SMART Ink Document Viewer to eBook readers, you'll learn how to leverage built-in features for maximum effect. This course will have examples for the High School ELAClassroom.

Utilizing Engage NY Modules in the Math Classroom
Utilizing Engage NY Modules in the Math Classroom
Mar 23, 2015 at 03:00 PM

This course will help educators learn how to use modules that have been set up by Engage NY to enhance their Common Core classroom. We will focus on integrating digital tools and manipulatives in order to increase student engagement and understanding while being sure that standards are being met in anideal way.

Google Trainer Certification 3b. Calendar: Advanced
Google Trainer Certification 3b. Calendar: Advanced
Mar 19, 2015 at 04:00 PM

*Due to recent changes in the Google Educators Certification this track of courses now provides content for the Google Trainer Exam(Link: http://trainerlearningcenter.withgoogle.com/) not the Google Educator Exam. You can still receive a Teq Digital Teacher Certification by taking these coursesorjoin us for our updated Google Certification courses coming this fall!* In this session we will discuss the advanced features of events including the use of scheduling in relevant classroom situations. We'll then discuss all the ways you can share your calendar and collaborate with others. Finally, we'll discuss how to set up notifications to help keep you organized!

NAO and Choregraphe 2.1, Part 5
NAO and Choregraphe 2.1, Part 5
Mar 18, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Join us for this course and continue building your knowledge of Choregraphe software. Learn how to use NAO's sensors for robot controls and to enhance interaction with NAO's life-like behaviors.

Blended Learning with Evernote
Blended Learning with Evernote
Mar 18, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Evernote provides teachers and students with a secure place to connect and collaborate, as well as gather, share, and organize content. As a program available on various devices, Evernote enhancesthe ability to gather information from various sources, take notes, and keep organized with a large number of projects. Join us to learn more about implementing Evernote with a variety of devices in your classroom.

Google Trainer Certification 3a. Calendar: Basics
Google Trainer Certification 3a. Calendar: Basics
Mar 17, 2015 at 04:00 PM

*Due to recent changes in the Google Educators Certification this track of courses now provides content for the Google Trainer Exam(Link: http://trainerlearningcenter.withgoogle.com/) not the Google Educator Exam. You can still receive a Teq Digital Teacher Certification by taking these coursesorjoin us for our updated Google Certification courses coming this fall!* During this first session on Google Calendar we will discuss the basics of using Calendar in the classroom. We will focus our time on creating events and how to add details to our events such as maps, hangouts and guests.

Testing Tools in the Common Core ELA Classroom
Testing Tools in the Common Core ELA Classroom
Mar 16, 2015 at 04:30 PM

We all know that end of year testing is quickly approaching! Join us as we review some helpful tools to be sure that students are prepared for what lies ahead with various upcoming exams. Learn about some helpful teacher tools to help gauge student readiness and resources for comprehensive student practice.

Testing Tools in the Common Core Math Classroom
Testing Tools in the Common Core Math Classroom
Mar 16, 2015 at 03:00 PM

We all know that end of year testing is quickly approaching! Join us as we review some helpful tools to be sure that students are prepared for what lies ahead with various upcoming exams. Learn about some helpful teacher tools to help gauge student readiness and resources for comprehensive student practice.

Google Trainer Certification 2b. Gmail: Advanced
Google Trainer Certification 2b. Gmail: Advanced
Mar 12, 2015 at 04:00 PM

*Due to recent changes in the Google Educators Certification this track of courses now provides content for the Google Trainer Exam(Link: http://trainerlearningcenter.withgoogle.com/) not the Google Educator Exam. You can still receive a Teq Digital Teacher Certification by taking these coursesorjoin us for our updated Google Certification courses coming this fall!* In this advanced session of Gmail we will discuss organization of contacts and groups. We will focus on sharing and collaboration through Google Groups and Hangouts in relevant classroom situations. Finally, we will discuss Gmail Labs and speed up your use of Gmail through Keyboard shortcuts and additional actions.

NAO and Choregraphe 2.1, Part 4
NAO and Choregraphe 2.1, Part 4
Mar 11, 2015 at 04:30 PM

In this course participants will use Choregraphe's timeline to create complex custom movements and layer behaviors to make NAO truly come alive!

Digital Lab Reports
Digital Lab Reports
Mar 11, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Leave the handwritten report behind with Teq's Digital Lab Reports course! Learn how to create top-notch interactive lab reports using a variety of collaborative tools including tablet devices, iPads, and free or low-cost web tools, in order to enhance your students work and strengthen their understanding.

Google Trainer Certification: 2a. Gmail: Basics
Google Trainer Certification: 2a. Gmail: Basics
Mar 10, 2015 at 04:00 PM

*Due to recent changes in the Google Educators Certification this track of courses now provides content for the Google Trainer Exam(Link: http://trainerlearningcenter.withgoogle.com/) not the Google Educator Exam. You can still receive a Teq Digital Teacher Certification by taking these coursesorjoin us for our updated Google Certification courses coming this fall!* During this first session on Gmail, we will discuss the basics of using Gmail in the classroom. We will discuss how to organize your inbox and messages by setting inbox types, marking important messages and applying filters. We'll also discuss other key features for organization, including the To Do list and Tasks

Introduction to Digital Storytelling
Introduction to Digital Storytelling
Mar 9, 2015 at 04:30 PM

In this course, learn about the benefits of using digital storytelling in your classroom to encourage student creativity and learn about a new type of product students can plan and create. We will discuss some best practices and things to consider when starting a digital storytelling project in your classroom, with various grade levels.

Best Web Resources for the Math Classroom - Part 2
Best Web Resources for the Math Classroom - Part 2
Mar 9, 2015 at 03:00 PM

In this continuation course, learn how to create a link, and execute an advanced andtargeted Google search to find the best web tools for any given math topic.This session will also cover the more advanced ways to link to applications,documents, and videos.

Google Trainer Certification 1b. Google Drive: Advanced
Google Trainer Certification 1b. Google Drive: Advanced
Mar 6, 2015 at 03:00 PM

*Due to recent changes in the Google Educators Certification this track of courses now provides content for the Google Trainer Exam(Link: http://trainerlearningcenter.withgoogle.com/) not the Google Educator Exam. You can still receive a Teq Digital Teacher Certification by taking these coursesorjoin us for our updated Google Certification courses coming this fall!* In this advanced session of Google Drive, we will start with how to organize your content using folders and colors. The focus of our course will be how to share these in a variety of relevant classroom situations. Participants will also learn how to use the Google Drive desktop application and ways they can interact with Drive while offline.

Prezi
Prezi
Mar 4, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Prezi is an online presentation tool that uses spatial metaphor to create beautiful and engaging online presentations. With collaborative components and multiple ways to add rich media this free software is excellent for having your students create digital presentations. Learn how to use this dynamic virtual space to engage your students and have them create 21st century content.

Google Trainer Certification 1a. Google Drive: Basics
Google Trainer Certification 1a. Google Drive: Basics
Mar 3, 2015 at 04:00 PM

*Due to recent changes in the Google Educators Certification this track of courses now provides content for the Google Trainer Exam(Link: http://trainerlearningcenter.withgoogle.com/) not the Google Educator Exam. You can still receive a Teq Digital Teacher Certification by taking these coursesorjoin us for our updated Google Certification courses coming this fall!* During this session we will introduce participants to the basics of Drive. We'll discuss how to upload content into your Drive account and how to convert those documents to Google apps format. Participants will also learn how to view files, in particular video files, and how to connect apps to their Drive account to view a variety of 3rd party files.

Narrative Writing
Narrative Writing
Mar 2, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Learn how to create technology-rich lessons to strengthen students' narrative writing skills. This session will provide strategies and steps for teachingnarrative writing21st century style. Explore digital tools that can aid students with brainstorming, storyboarding, characterization and other narrative elements such as voice, descriptive language, and dialogue

Best Web Resources for Math, Part 1
Best Web Resources for Math, Part 1
Mar 2, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Learn how to create a link, and execute an advanced and targeted Google search to find the best web tools for any given math topic. We will also cover more advanced linking to applications, documents, and videos.

Social Media in the Classroom
Social Media in the Classroom
Feb 27, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Social media has become an excellent tool for opening up communication between teachers, students, and parents all over the globe. In this session, we will discuss best practices for implementing popular social media networks into your classroom. We'll show you how to use Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest to grow your own education- focused network to communicate with your students inside and outside of the classroom.

NAO and Choregraphe 2.1, Part 3
NAO and Choregraphe 2.1, Part 3
Feb 26, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Join us as we continue your learning experience with the NAO Robot, by expanding on some of the commands we have already explored in Choregraphe software. Learn more about movement with the NAO Robot, and expand your knowledge on some of the more advanced features of programming that are available with Choregraphe and NAO to maximize usability with software and hardware.

PBL with Google for the Science Classroom
PBL with Google for the Science Classroom
Feb 26, 2015 at 03:00 PM

See how Google can improve the quality of your project-based learning activities. Learn how to implement Google-based PBL activities to promote critical thinking, communication, and collaboration in your classroom. In this course, you will learn how to use Google's free tools to promote the key elements of PBL, such as research, collaboration, gathering (and analyzing) feedback, and presenting knowledge in your classroom in the context of a science lesson.

Google Trainer Certification, Part 1
Google Trainer Certification, Part 1
Feb 25, 2015 at 04:00 PM

*Due to recent changes in the Google Educators Certification this track of courses now provides content for the Google Trainer Exam(Link: http://trainerlearningcenter.withgoogle.com/) not the Google Educator Exam. You can still receive a Teq Digital Teacher Certification by taking these coursesorjoin us for our updated Google Certification courses coming this fall!* This first session will be an introduction to the certification course. We will also go over where you can access the resources and assignments through the Online PD platform and how to setup your Google account.

Best Practices with Mobile Assessment
Best Practices with Mobile Assessment
Feb 24, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Learn how to use a variety of mobile assessment software to create presentations students can interact with through polls, quizzes, videos, drawing activities, self-guided quizzes, and more. This session will include mobile assessment options such as Infuse Learning, Socrative 2.0, Nutmeg Education, Nearpod, and others.

Going Further with SMART amp
Going Further with SMART amp
Feb 24, 2015 at 03:00 PM

In our first SMART amp session, we gave you a broad overview of this collaborative platform for learning. In session two, well take a more specific look at what a typical classroom workflow looks like. In this course, youll get a more detailed look at the teacher dashboard and you'll learn some useful strategies for designing effective workspaces and organizing your content. After this session, you'll be more than ready to get up-and-running with SMART amp and be on your way to creating a truly collaborative classroom.

Creating SMART amp Workspaces for Math
Creating SMART amp Workspaces for Math
Feb 23, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Now that you've learned the basics of SMART amp, see how it can be used to transform your math classroom. In this session, our PD instructors will show you how to use SMART amp to increase your students' workflow, organize your lesson content, and design effective workspaces for your math classroom.

Introduction to Programming Education
Introduction to Programming Education
Feb 20, 2015 at 02:00 PM

In this course, learn about some great tools and resources to help teach coding practices to your students. Programming uses a wide range of critical thinking and troubleshooting skills, and is a very popular topic that will engage our 21st century learners. Even if you are not a coding expert, come learn how to successfully get your students involved in one of the most popular educational topics right now!

Geography in the Interactive Classroom
Geography in the Interactive Classroom
Feb 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM

In this interactive course, teachers will acquaint themselves with the NYS standards along with the national standards, and discover the use of the Interactive Whiteboard in the ways to teach Geography. From Google Earth to SMART Notebook software, educators will learn how to take advantage of the many teq-niques available to create interactive sessions to help students learn the Six Essential Elements of Geography

SMART Response VE, Part 2
SMART Response VE, Part 2
Feb 19, 2015 at 02:00 PM

Learnhow to use real-time data to advance instruction and design assessments and questions that contain video, sound, and flash files.

Cool Peripherals for the Science Classroom
Cool Peripherals for the Science Classroom
Feb 19, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Labs are full of amazing instruments including microscopes, sensors, and probes. Learn how to integrate these relatively inexpensive items into your science curriculum and enrich your students' science experiences.

Math and Your Interactive Whiteboard
Math and Your Interactive Whiteboard
Feb 18, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Utilitarian and simple solutions for K-12 math teachers using IWBs. During this sessions we will import questions from state assessments. Topics covered will include test banks, Doc Scan HD, digitizing content, advanced Google searches to find resources such as PDFs, Tests, etc.

SMART Response VE, Part 1
SMART Response VE, Part 1
Feb 17, 2015 at 02:00 PM

Learn how to use SMART Response to create dynamic, authentic, and quantitative classroom assessments.

Explanatory and Informative Writing
Explanatory and Informative Writing
Feb 17, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Discover the best web tools, apps and Notebook techniques to strengthen students' explanatory/informative writing skills. Through the use of tools such as EverNote, OneNote, Snap Guide, and InstaGrok, educators will learn how to create technology-focused mini-lessons to develop students' ability to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately.

NAO and Choregraphe 2.1, Part 2
NAO and Choregraphe 2.1, Part 2
Feb 12, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Learn to create advanced NAO robot behaviors using the Choregraphe software. Explore how to use Choregraphe's easy-to-use software to make NAO move around, converse with people, and recognize faces and objects.

Plan, Teach, Communicate and Assess with Microsoft 365
Plan, Teach, Communicate and Assess with Microsoft 365
Feb 12, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Change the way you plan, teach, and assess your students, with Microsoft Office 365. Join our PD instructors, as they teach you how to use this collaborative tool to organize your email, personalize your websites, and access your One Drive and Office programs, from any device!

Edmodo in the Classroom
Edmodo in the Classroom
Feb 10, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Edmodo provides teachers and students with a secure place to connect and collaborate, share content and educational applications, and access homework, grades, class discussions and notifications. Edmodo's goal is to help educators harness the power of social media to customize the classroom for each and every learner. Edmodo professional development will teach you how to set up an Edmodo teacher/class account and invite students to connect and share content and important information in the classroom. You will learn how to assign and grade homework, class assignments, and quizzes.

Intro to SMART amp
Intro to SMART amp
Feb 10, 2015 at 03:00 PM

The future of collaboration is coming soon to a classroom near you, and were giving you the chance to see it unfold! SMART amp, the newest product offering from SMART Technologies, is a web-based platform designed to connect a variety of different devices to a single collaborative workspace. In this webinar, see how teachers can easily distribute lesson materials to students, conduct formative assessments, and manage student projects, all in real-time. Whether you've just purchased SMART amp, or are investigating ways to increase collaboration in your classroom with multiple devices, were excited to share the possibilities of SMART amp with you!

Creating SMART amp Workspaces for ELA
Creating SMART amp Workspaces for ELA
Feb 9, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Add to your newfound SMART amp skills and learn how to use this great tool in your ELA classroom. Join our PD instructors as they give you a detailed look at the teacher dashboard, and teach you how to use SMART amp to design effective workspaces, organize your content, and create truly collaborative settings in your ELA classroom.

PBL with Google for the Math Classroom
PBL with Google for the Math Classroom
Feb 9, 2015 at 03:00 PM

See how Google can improve the quality of your project-based learning activities. Learn how to implement Google-based PBL activities to promote critical thinking, communication, and collaboration in your classroom. In this course, you will learn how to use Google's free tools to promote the key elements of PBL, such as research, collaboration, gathering (and analyzing) feedback, and presenting knowledge in your classroom.

Digital Storytelling with Windows MovieMaker
Digital Storytelling with Windows MovieMaker
Feb 9, 2015 at 01:30 PM

Digital tools allow us to take the age-old practice of storytelling and engage our students with text, narration, images, and music. Through the use of the interactive whiteboard, we'll explore how teachers are effectively building digital storytelling into their instruction, as well as how both software and online resources make this a creative learning experience. This session will focus on Windows MovieMaker.

Learning with the iPad ?Part 1
Learning with the iPad ?Part 1
Feb 6, 2015 at 12:00 PM

Educators nationwide are describing the iPad as a revolutionary learning tool. Discover why in this collaborative session and see how the iPad can enliven and expand the possibilities of your classroom. Learn how teachers and students are using the iPad, play with a handful of Apps, and leave with a completed project plan that includes sample materials and an assessment ready rubric.

NAO and Choregraphe 2.1, Part 1
NAO and Choregraphe 2.1, Part 1
Feb 5, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Foster STEM-based skills that can lead your students towards careers in software engineering, artificial intelligence, and more. Learn how to use the Choregraphe software in order to easily program the NAO robot. Walk away with the ability to connect your robot to a computer, and create, save, and play simple NAO robot behaviors.

Sharing, Creating, and Collaborating with Microsoft OneDrive
Sharing, Creating, and Collaborating with Microsoft OneDrive
Feb 5, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Learn all about One Drive ?the cloud service from Microsoft. Let our PD instructors show you how to use this service to collaborate all your Microsoft Office applications, share your documents with students and peers, and access your documents from any device, wherever there is Internet access!

Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification, Session 8
Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification, Session 8
Feb 4, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Comprised of eight 1.5-hour online sessions, the Digital Teacher Certification focuses on the interactive whiteboard (IWB) technology being used in your school or district. Content covers everything from the basic setup of your IWB to lesson development using your IWB software. At the end of the eight sessions, participants will have a completed IWB lesson file built using the skills learned throughout the course. This cert will cover Promethean Activ Board and ActivInspire software.

Intro to Blended Learning
Intro to Blended Learning
Feb 3, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Explore the various models of blended learning and the requirements for a successful implementation. We'll discuss learning management systems (LMS), hardware and software needs, and the roles of the teacher, student, administrator, and parents in a blended learning environment.

Administering SMART amp
Administering SMART amp
Feb 3, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Did you just obtain SMART amp at your school, and you want to know how to get started? Learn about how to use SMART amp from the very beginning, and discover how to successfully introduce it into your school community. Learn how to create and manage student and teacher accounts with your Google Apps for Education account, and lead your teachers to success.

Resources to Support Common Core State Standards
Resources to Support Common Core State Standards
Feb 2, 2015 at 03:00 PM

This course will help educators learn how to use modules that have been set up by Engage NY in conjunction with other resources to enhance their Common Core classroom. We will focus on integrating digital tools and manipulativesin order to increase student engagement and understanding while being sure that standards are being met in an ideal way.

20 Coolest Things, Part 1
20 Coolest Things, Part 1
Jan 30, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Each ?ool Things?session introduces new features, techniques, and resources designed to be used on your Interactive White Board.

Using Microsoft Excel to Inform Instruction, Learn, and Analyze
Using Microsoft Excel to Inform Instruction, Learn, and Analyze
Jan 29, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Excel is a powerful tool for working with data, perfect for gathering and analyzing data to inform instruction. Explore the basics of data and inputting information, including how to use equations, and format cells to analyze and display that information. We'll also cover how students can use this software to do the same in order to show their learning.

Google Classroom
Google Classroom
Jan 29, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Furthering their commitment to education, Google recently unveiled a new ?roduct,?Classroom. The platform brings some of the best features of Drive and key add-ons together in one easy-to-navigate application. Our PD Specialists will help you not only get up-and-running, they'll give you some great ideas for simplifying your workflow too. See how easy it can be to manage entire class sets of documents and assignments in this highly-requested course, new from Teq Online PD.

Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification Part 7
Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification Part 7
Jan 28, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Comprised of eight 1.5-hour online sessions, the Digital Teacher Certification focuses on the interactive whiteboard (IWB) technology being used in your school or district. Content covers everything from the basic setup of your IWB to lesson development using your IWB software. At the end of the eight sessions, participants will have a completed IWB lesson file built using the skills learned throughout the course. This cert will cover Promethean Activ Board and ActivInspire software.

Everything Educreations
Everything Educreations
Jan 23, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Flip your classroom and provide useful screencasts to students both in and out of the physical classroom with Educreations. Learn how Educreations can be used to create classes, enroll students, build courses, and share screencasts!

Microsoft Word as a Tool for Learning
Microsoft Word as a Tool for Learning
Jan 22, 2015 at 04:30 PM

We will look at using Microsoft Word as an efficient, universal, and collaborative solution for writing tasks. Starting with simple text document work, we will use content-based examples and graphic functions to create and edit dynamic and student-accessible documents. We will also explore downloadable content that can deepen and streamline Microsoft Word's function in creating and altering assignments. Attendees will experience how to use these applications to move into a paperless classroom environment that will allow for enhanced transparency during projects, increased student collaboration and editing options, and improved workflow overall.

Learning with the iPad - Part 2 (Apptastic!)
Learning with the iPad - Part 2 (Apptastic!)
Jan 22, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Further explore how teachers and students can benefit from using iPads in the classroom withApptastic! Work with a variety of apps and see how they facilitate research in order to create a product that can be easily shared with others. This course supports multiple Common Core Standards, including writing standards W.3 and W.6.

Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification Part 6
Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification Part 6
Jan 21, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Comprised of eight 1.5-hour online sessions, the Digital Teacher Certification focuses on the interactive whiteboard (IWB) technology being used in your school or district. Content covers everything from the basic setup of your IWB to lesson development using your IWB software. At the end of the eight sessions, participants will have a completed IWB lesson file built using the skills learned throughout the course. This cert will cover Promethean Activ Board and ActivInspire software.

Document Based Questions, Common Core, and the Interactive Whiteboard
Document Based Questions, Common Core, and the Interactive Whiteboard
Jan 20, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Learn how to create DBQ activities and templates using primary sources from the National Archives, the Library of Congress, and more with your SMART Notebook and IWB software

Microsoft PowerPoint in the Interactive Classroom
Microsoft PowerPoint in the Interactive Classroom
Jan 15, 2015 at 04:30 PM

We will explore creating, editing, and sharing online presentations using Microsoft Powerpoint. Starting with basic, linear presentations, we will expand into more advanced functions that allow for animation, interactivity and problem-solving in the classroom. Using content-based examples, we will explore how collaborative presentations can really enhance teaching and learning, and student productivity. Attendees will be able to use Microsoft Powerpoint as a platform for engaging classroom presentations, daily assessment, and as a framework for guiding students through the completion of complex projects

Learning with the iPad - Part 1
Learning with the iPad - Part 1
Jan 15, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Educators nationwide are describing the iPad as a revolutionary learning tool. Discover why in this collaborative session and see how the iPad can enliven and expand the possibilities of your classroom. Learn how teachers and students are using the iPad, play with a handful of Apps, and leave with a completed project plan that includes sample materials and an assessment ready rubric.

Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification Part 5
Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification Part 5
Jan 14, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Comprised of eight 1.5-hour online sessions, the Digital Teacher Certification focuses on the interactive whiteboard (IWB) technology being used in your school or district. Content covers everything from the basic setup of your IWB to lesson development using your IWB software. At the end of the eight sessions, participants will have a completed IWB lesson file built using the skills learned throughout the course. This cert will cover Promethean Activ Board and ActivInspire software.

Going Further with SMART Notebook
Going Further with SMART Notebook
Jan 13, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Looking for new ways to create even more great content with your SMART Notebook software? Join our PD team as we go beyond the basics to create fun and interactive SMART Notebook pages for your students. In this course, we will build on the skills previously featured in our Intro to SMART Notebook, and teach you the skills turn these simple techniques into fantastic classroom presentations!

Persuasive Writing
Persuasive Writing
Jan 12, 2015 at 04:30 PM

This session will provide web tools, apps, and Notebook techniques to strengthen students' persuasive writing skills. Teachers will learn how to create technology-focused lessons to teach students to develop arguments to support claims using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence through the use of tools such as Collaborize Classroom, Titanpad, Poll Everywhere, and NearPod.

Dynamic Geometry Software
Dynamic Geometry Software
Jan 12, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Learn how Sketchup can be used to model 3D shapes, teach conic sections, and to examine the 2-dimensional cross-sections of solids. Discover how Skethpad and Geogebra can be used across grade levels to teach coordinate geometry, transformations, and more.

Sharing, Creating, and Collaborating with Microsoft OneDrive
Sharing, Creating, and Collaborating with Microsoft OneDrive
Jan 8, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Learn all about One Drive?he cloud service from Microsoft. Let our PD instructors show you how to use this service to collaborate all your Microsoft Office applications, share your documents with students and peers, and access your documents from any device, wherever there is Internet access!

Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification Part 4
Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification Part 4
Jan 7, 2015 at 04:00 PM

Comprised of eight 1.5-hour online sessions, the Digital Teacher Certification focuses on the interactive whiteboard (IWB) technology being used in your school or district. Content covers everything from the basic setup of your IWB to lesson development using your IWB software. At the end of the eight sessions, participants will have a completed IWB lesson file built using the skills learned throughout the course. This cert will cover Promethean Activ Board and ActivInspire software.

SMART Board Basics
SMART Board Basics
Jan 6, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Just get a SMART Board in your classroom, but don't know how to use it? Then this is the course for you! From setting up and customizing your floating toolbar, to interacting with other applications on your computer, this course will teach you all the basics to successfully interact with your SMART Board in front of your students.

Close Reading in the Elementary ELA Classroom
Close Reading in the Elementary ELA Classroom
Jan 5, 2015 at 04:30 PM

Enhance the way students understand close reading with little-known web, tablet, and interactive whiteboard tools. From the new SMART Ink Document Viewer to eBook readers, you'll learn how to leverage built-in features for maximum effect. This course will have examples for the ElementaryELA Classroom.

Embeddable Flash Content & Widgets for Math
Embeddable Flash Content & Widgets for Math
Jan 5, 2015 at 03:00 PM

Go ?eyond?the SMART Notebook Gallery andlearn how to access, create, and share, Gallery Collections and Widgets. Open up a whole new realm oflearning objects for math.

Get Creative with GarageBand
Get Creative with GarageBand
Dec 19, 2014 at 03:00 PM

In this course, learn how to utilize GarageBand music creation studio with iOS devices. Learn how to aid students in creating creative and 'thinking outside the box' when working with new forms of digital presentation.

Engaging Learners in a New STEM Experience
Engaging Learners in a New STEM Experience
Dec 18, 2014 at 04:30 PM

Join us as we look at another great STEM investigation that you can implement in your classroom to engage learners and increase their experience with cross-curricular activities. Learn about the parts of a comprehensive and successful STEM experience that you can use to get students engaged in project based learning.

NAO and Choreograph, Part 3
NAO and Choreograph, Part 3
Dec 18, 2014 at 03:00 PM

Join us as we continue your learning experience with the NAO Robot, by expanding on some of the commands we have already explored in Choreographe software. Learn some of the more advanced features of programming that are available with Choregraphe and NAO to maximize usability with software and hardware.

Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification, Part 3
Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification, Part 3
Dec 17, 2014 at 04:00 PM

Earn your Digital Teacher Certification while learning the ins and outs of the interactive whiteboard with our 8-session online course! Join our PD instructors as they cover everything from basic interactive whiteboard set up to lesson development using theinteractive whiteboard software. In this session of the certification, we will focus on importing content from other areas into your Promethean software. Learn how to interact with pre-created lessons and create some of your own engaging activities with ActivInspire. At the end of the 8 sessions, each participant will have, along with their Teq Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom-ready interactive whiteboard lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course.

Microsoft Word  as a Tool for Learning, Part 2
Microsoft Word as a Tool for Learning, Part 2
Dec 16, 2014 at 04:30 PM

This course in a continuation of the first course on Microsoft Word. We will take a look at some of the advanced features and add-ons for comprehensive Microsoft Word documents that will enhance projectsfor teacher and student.

Virtual Classrooms with Schoology
Virtual Classrooms with Schoology
Dec 16, 2014 at 03:00 PM

Schoology provides teachers and students with a secure place to connect and collaborate, share content and educational applications, and access homework, grades, class discussions, and notifications. Learn how to harness the power of social media to customize your classroom for each and every learner.

Utilizing Engage NY Modules in the Math Classroom
Utilizing Engage NY Modules in the Math Classroom
Dec 15, 2014 at 04:30 PM

This course will help educators learn how to use modules that have been set up by Engage NY to enhance their Common Core classroom. We will focus on integrating digital tools and manipulatives in order to increase student engagement and understanding while being sure that standards are being met in anideal way.

Digital Tools and the Writing Process
Digital Tools and the Writing Process
Dec 15, 2014 at 03:00 PM

Integrate collaborative learning tools to increase the quality of students' writing. This session will introduce different web tools and apps that can be used to aid students with each step of the writing process (planning/brainstorming, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing). Teachers will learn how students can use technology to interact and collaborate with peers during the writing process through web tools and applications such as Edmodo, Padlet, Popplet, OneNote, Evernote, and Google Docs.

Going Further with Prezi
Going Further with Prezi
Dec 12, 2014 at 03:00 PM

This course is a continuation of our first Prezi course, which looked at the basic features of creating an interactive presentation. Learn about the more advanced features of the Prezi program to help engage learners and encourage them to get creative with a newtype of presentation software.

Creating Powerful Presentations with Keynote
Creating Powerful Presentations with Keynote
Dec 11, 2014 at 04:30 PM

In this course you will learn how to utilize Keynote software on a variety of iOS devices in order to create presentations that use engaging tools and effects. Learn how to create a teacher or student-centered presentation, as we take a look at the basic and more advanced features of the software. Join us to explore a sample lesson idea to use with Keynote.

Building Sophisticated Spreadsheets with Numbers
Building Sophisticated Spreadsheets with Numbers
Dec 11, 2014 at 03:00 PM

In this course, you will learn how to incorporate Numbers software into your curriculum on a variety of Apple devices. Learn to create spreadsheets and interactive charts, graphs, and tables in the context of a comprehensive lesson. Numbers provides an easy way for students to collect and analyze data, and this course will review the basic and advanced features to help maximize its use in the classroom.

Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification, Part 2
Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification, Part 2
Dec 10, 2014 at 04:00 PM

Continue your learning with session 2 of the 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Go beyond the PrometheanBoard basics, and learn how to use its ActivInspiresoftware to create interactive and engaging lessons for your classroom. Session 2 will cover the basics of the ActivInspiresoftware, including How to increase student engagement using the ActivInspiresoftware How to use templates to create your own interactive activities How to personalize your lessons using Activ'sdrawing tools, gallery content, and additional links At the completion of the 8-session course, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a personalized classroom ready IWB lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course.

Google Earth, Part 3
Google Earth, Part 3
Dec 9, 2014 at 04:30 PM

Using all of the basic and advanced skills of Google Earth we will continue by creating Google Earth Tours, and exploring the wide resources of Google Lit trips and their impact in the classroom.

Learning with the iPad, Part 2
Learning with the iPad, Part 2
Dec 9, 2014 at 03:00 PM

This is a continuation of Part 1, We will pick up where we left off using the iPads practically in the classroom. Educators all over the country are describing the iPad as a revolutionary learning tool. Discover why, in this collaborative and engaging session. Together we will explore how the iPad can enliven and expand possibilities in the classroom. You will learn how the iPad is being used by teachers and students, play with a handful of Apps. This session will not only cover the basic use and settings of an iPad, but practical application of popular apps for teachers, apps for students and apps for teachers and students.

Supporting the Math Classroom with SMART Notebook 14
Supporting the Math Classroom with SMART Notebook 14
Dec 8, 2014 at 04:30 PM

The newest version of SMART Notebook software provides some great ways to enhance lessons in the Common Core Math classroom. Learn more about add-ons which will help students visualize a variety of mathematical principles, and discover ways to enhance students' understanding of these principles across grade level.

Using the SMART Board for Early Childhood Literacy, Part 2
Using the SMART Board for Early Childhood Literacy, Part 2
Dec 8, 2014 at 03:00 PM

In this session, we will look at how literacy teachers can inspire and motivate students using online resources and technology through the SMART Board. You will learn how to create differentiated multimedia lessons for whole class instruction and center use.

What's New in SMART Notebook 2014?
What's New in SMART Notebook 2014?
Dec 5, 2014 at 03:00 PM

Join us to learn about the powerful features available in SMART's newest version of Notebook software. Maximize your use of the software and create engaging lessons with the use of SMART Notebook add-ons and widgets that can be used directly within lesson pages and presentations. Learn about howSMART Notebook 14 can enhance your classroom and motivate your students.

Enhancing Documents with Pages
Enhancing Documents with Pages
Dec 4, 2014 at 04:30 PM

In this course, we will look at using Pages word processing software on a variety of Apple devices. Discover how to use basic and advanced features of the Pages software in order to maximize student process and product. In addition, learn how to use Pages to transform your classroom into a collaborative learning environment with a paperless workflow.

Getting to Know iOS8
Getting to Know iOS8
Dec 4, 2014 at 03:00 PM

Join us to learn about the updates to Apple's newest operating system, iOS8. Learn about some great tools in accessibility and management for the variety of devices you may be implementing in your classroom, school, or district. Learn how to maximize the use of these devices for teacher and student.

Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification, Part 1
Promethean Activ Digital Teacher Certification, Part 1
Dec 3, 2014 at 04:00 PM

Earn your Digital Teacher Certification while learning the ins and outs of the interactive whiteboard (IWB) with our eight-session online course! Join our PD instructors as they cover everything from basic IWB set up to lesson development using the Promethean Activsoftware. Session 1 will cover the Promethean Board basics, including How to integrate the PrometheanBoard into daily classroom activities How to download the ActivInspireSoftware How to use the basic features of ActivInspire At the end of the 8-sessions, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom ready lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course.

Using Google Forms for Mobile Assessment
Using Google Forms for Mobile Assessment
Dec 2, 2014 at 04:30 PM

This session covers how to use Google Forms to create self-grading assessments. Forms are one of the most versatile tools Google has to offer. From collecting data, peer reviews, formative assessments, and more, see the variety of ways that Google Forms can be implemented in your classroom.

Engage Learners with Listen Current
Engage Learners with Listen Current
Dec 2, 2014 at 03:00 PM

Listen Current brings engaging non-fiction stories to the classroom and helps students stay connected to the real world by curating the best of public radio. Listen Current provides lesson plans and examples to help students enhance listening skills and help teachers differentiate and make current events fun and interesting. Join us to learn about how to use Listen Current to enhance a variety of subject areas.

Holiday Themed Lessons and Common Core Math Standards
Holiday Themed Lessons and Common Core Math Standards
Dec 1, 2014 at 04:30 PM

Learn some great examples that can help excite studentsand encourage them to perform mathematical investigations around a central holiday themed question. Engage all learners, throughout a variety of grade levels with these Common Core lesson guides.

Using Web Resources to Enhance Literacy
Using Web Resources to Enhance Literacy
Dec 1, 2014 at 03:00 PM

Join us as we explore a variety of literacy techniques that should be implemented in a well developed Common Core classroom. We will also provide a number of web resources that correspond to these techniques and will help enhance instruction and keep students engaged.

Activ Learner Response, Part 2
Activ Learner Response, Part 2
Nov 25, 2014 at 06:00 PM

We will show you how to use real-time data to advance instruction and how to design assessments and questions that contain video, sound, and Flash files inside of your Flipchart.

Using Microsoft Excel to Inform Instruction, Learn, and Analyze
Using Microsoft Excel to Inform Instruction, Learn, and Analyze
Nov 25, 2014 at 04:30 PM

Learn how Excel can be used to gather and analyze data, in order to inform classroom instruction. Explorethe basics of inputting data, and learnhow you canuse equations within the Excel doc to analyze and display collected information.

Choose Your Own Adventure Storytelling
Choose Your Own Adventure Storytelling
Nov 24, 2014 at 04:30 PM

Choose Your Own Adventure stories are an exciting alternative to normal stories because they allow the student total control--the reader can control the tale!Join us as we explore how to use this popular format for children's books to teach ELA standards such as narrative, drafting and text structure in new ways. This activity will have students working in groups, creating storyboards, scripting out a multi-ending story and then publishing their story on one of multiple platforms.Learn how we can incorporate crucial literacy skills and pair it with creative uses of technology now available.

Math Specific Content and Tools: Ratios
Math Specific Content and Tools: Ratios
Nov 24, 2014 at 03:00 PM

Finding just the right interactive tools for specific topics in math can be a time consuming venture. If there's one thing we could all use more of, it's time. Save yours, as we've done a lot of the digging and vetting for you. Learn about some great tools from the web and Notebook to help your students learn about ratios, better.

All about Algodoo
All about Algodoo
Nov 21, 2014 at 03:00 PM

Algodoo is a physics-based 2D sandbox which has features and functions designed specifically for use on an Interactive White Board. This session will cover the basics of interacting with Algodoo and how it can be used both as a teaching tool and a creation tool for students.

One Note for the Secondary Classroom
One Note for the Secondary Classroom
Nov 20, 2014 at 06:00 PM

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 in the secondary classroom. Teachers will be able to create assignments, add resources, and share their created notebooks with students.

Project Based Learning with the iPad
Project Based Learning with the iPad
Nov 20, 2014 at 04:30 PM

Explore how teachers and students benefit from using iPads in the classroom. Work with apps and see how they facilitate research on a topic, in order to create a product and share this creation with others. This course supports multiple Common Core Standards, including Writing W.3 and W.6

SMART Notebook Digital Teacher Certification, Session 8
SMART Notebook Digital Teacher Certification, Session 8
Nov 19, 2014 at 04:00 PM

You've made it to the final step of our 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Now it's time to review what you learned and show of your new found skills! At the end of your 8th and final session, you will Have a film understanding of all the materials covered throughout the course, including how to use SMART Board and SMART Notebook technologies using the 2014 software Be able to create your own personalized IWB lessons using all the skills learned throughout the course Have a ready-to-use IWB lesson file (supportive of the Common Core Learning Standards)?erfect to use for the coming school year Have your Digital Teacher Certification, showing your ability to effectively integrate IWB technology in your classroom Upon completion of the 8-session course, our PD instructors will issue out your Digital Learning Certifications. However, your communication with them does not need to end there. Our PD instructors are available to answer any and all questions you may have well after your training is through.

Google Earth in the Classroom, Part 2
Google Earth in the Classroom, Part 2
Nov 18, 2014 at 06:00 PM

Using all of the basic and advanced skills of Google Earth we will continue by creating Google Earth Tours, and exploring the wide resources of Google Lit trips and their impact in the classroom.

SAFARI Montage, Part 2
SAFARI Montage, Part 2
Nov 18, 2014 at 04:30 PM

In this more advanced session teachers will learn how to create and utilize the playlist feature of SAFARI Montage. They will also learn how to upload their own videos and individual files using the creation station. Will show permalinks and how to integrate SAFARI into their classrooms.

PBL with Google for the Math Classroom
PBL with Google for the Math Classroom
Nov 17, 2014 at 04:30 PM

See how Google can improve the quality of your project-based learning activities. Learn how to implement Google-based PBL activities to promote critical thinking, communication, and collaboration in your classroom. In this course, you will learn how to use Google's free tools to promote the key elements of PBL, such as research, collaboration, gathering (and analyzing) feedback, and presenting knowledge in your classroom.

PBL with Google for the ELA Classroom
PBL with Google for the ELA Classroom
Nov 17, 2014 at 03:00 PM

See how Google can improve the quality of your project-based learning activities. Learn how to implement Google-based PBL activities to promote critical thinking, communication, and collaboration in your classroom. In this course, you will learn how to use Google's free tools to promote the key elements of PBL, such as research, collaboration, gathering (and analyzing) feedback, and presenting knowledge in your classroom.

Creating Multimedia Posters with Buncee
Creating Multimedia Posters with Buncee
Nov 14, 2014 at 03:00 PM

The wealth of technology at our fingertips allows teachers and students to use new, exciting tools to create engaging presentations. Learn about Buncee, an application and web-based program which provides a fun way to create multimedia content for presentation. Join us and learn how enhance your classroom environment and get students excited about new programs and technology!

Administering Chrome Devices
Administering Chrome Devices
Nov 13, 2014 at 06:00 PM

Once you have set up your Google Apps for Education account, the next step is to set up the devices you have available at your school in order to maximize the effectiveness of teacher and student experience. Join us for Administering Chrome Devices where we review how to enroll Chromebooks, and answer questions about the mobile devices you may have available. We will also discuss setting apps and extensions for use across your domain and show how to review reports for your account. Come gain key knowledge to successfully deploy Chrome devices in your school!

Administration Preparation for your Google Experience
Administration Preparation for your Google Experience
Nov 13, 2014 at 04:30 PM

When beginning to work with new technologies in our schools and classrooms, it is important to have an organizational strategy which leads to success. Join us for this course in which we discuss the importance of organizing your Google Apps for Education experience according to your school or district needs. Topics covered in this session include creating administrator roles, organizational units, and updating settings and security for your domain. Gather key information to rolling out Google Apps for Education with ease and success!

SMART Notebook 2014 Digital Teacher Certification Session 7
SMART Notebook 2014 Digital Teacher Certification Session 7
Nov 12, 2014 at 04:00 PM

Continue your 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course, with session 7 ! In this session, our PD instructors will teach how to utilize the SMART Notebook tools, and the tricks to creating the most engaging lessons for your students. Our PD instructors will show you how to Use the SMART Notebook Activity Builder to create your own dynamic lessons Download and attach Add-ons and Widgets such as Geogebra, in order to fill your lessons with entertaining educational tools At the end of the 8-sessions, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom ready IWB lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART Board and SMART Notebook using the 2014 software.

Evaluating Web Resources
Evaluating Web Resources
Nov 10, 2014 at 04:30 PM

Every day, your students are faced with questionable material on the Internet. All over sites like Facebook and Twitter, your students see articles like 'Save the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus!' or 'Beware of Dihydrogen Monoxide!' Are these articles credible? Join our PD Specialists as they teach you new strategies to address CCRA.W.8 (Assess the credibility and accuracy of [a] source? and help your studentsavoid citing hoax websites, dodge pitfalls in the research process, and discern fact from fiction.

Math Specific Content and Tools: Fractions
Math Specific Content and Tools: Fractions
Nov 10, 2014 at 03:00 PM

Finding just the right interactive tools for specific topics in math can be a time consuming venture. If there's one thing we could all use more of, it's time. Save yours, as we've done a lot of the digging and vetting for you. Learn about some great tools from the web and Notebook to help your students learn about fractions, better.

Going Further with SMART Notebook
Going Further with SMART Notebook
Nov 4, 2014 at 01:30 PM

Looking for new ways to create even more great content with your SMART Notebook software? Join our PD team as we go beyond the basics to create fun and interactive SMART Notebook pages for your students. In this course, we will build on the skills previously featured in our Intro to SMART Notebook, and teach you the skills turn these simple techniques into fantastic classroom presentations!

Google Classroom
Google Classroom
Nov 4, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Furthering their commitment to education, Google recently unveiled a new ?roduct,?Classroom. The platform brings some of the best features of Drive and key add-ons together in one easy-to-navigate application. Our PD Specialists will help you not only get up-and-running, they'll give you some great ideas for simplifying your workflow too. See how easy it can be to manage entire class sets of documents and assignments in this highly-requested course, new from Teq Online PD.

Learning With the iPad ?Part 1
Learning With the iPad ?Part 1
Nov 4, 2014 at 09:00 AM

Educators nationwide are describing the iPad as a revolutionary learning tool. Discover why in this collaborative session and see how the iPad can enliven and expand the possibilities of your classroom. Learn how teachers and students are using the iPad in the classroom, and leave with a completed project plan that includes sample materials and an assessment ready rubric!

Best Web Resources for the Math Classroom, Part 2
Best Web Resources for the Math Classroom, Part 2
Nov 3, 2014 at 04:00 PM

In this continuation course, learn how to create a link, and execute an advanced andtargeted Google search to find the best web tools for any given math topic.This session will also cover the more advanced ways to link to applications,documents, and videos.

Close Reading with LightSail
Close Reading with LightSail
Nov 3, 2014 at 02:30 PM

Learn how to leverage your interactive whiteboard to modelin-depth reading of fiction and nonfiction texts, as well as the process ofgathering textual evidence to support responses to text-based questions.

Going Further with iMovie
Going Further with iMovie
Oct 31, 2014 at 03:00 PM

It's time to take digital storytelling into spooky places this Halloween, with tools that will make creative teachers and students alike scream! When teachers build digital storytelling into their instruction, students are engaged in a creative learning experience that is strongly connected with reading, writing, and speaking across the curriculum. In this course, we will continue exploring the resources available in iMovie for Mavericks OS X , with a focus on advanced tools such as green screen effects, picture-in-picture editing, and the use of keywords on footage. This activity will present ways these tools can help students and teachers create more dynamic and refined examples of digital storytelling for any occasion-no matter how scary.

Assessment Tools in the Science Classroom
Assessment Tools in the Science Classroom
Oct 30, 2014 at 06:00 PM

How do you know if students are ?etting it??Free tools for assessing students' knowledge abound. There are options for multiple platforms, each with a unique strength. Bring your evaluations into the 21st century with these web-based solutions for student assessment.

Creating SMART amp Workspaces for ELA
Creating SMART amp Workspaces for ELA
Oct 30, 2014 at 04:30 PM

Add to your newfound SMART amp skills and learn how to use this great tool in your ELA classroom. Join our PD instructors as they give you a detailed look at the teacher dashboard, and teach you how to use SMART amp to design effective workspaces, organize your content, and create truly collaborative settings in your ELA classroom.

SMART Notebook 2014 Digital Teacher Certification Session 6
SMART Notebook 2014 Digital Teacher Certification Session 6
Oct 29, 2014 at 04:00 PM

Join our PD team for session 6 of the 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Now that you've learned how to create customized lessons with your SMART Notebook software, see how you can use this software to better assess your students' learning. Learn how to Engage your students and raise the level of student participation with virtual education. Collect data and student feedback within SMART Notebook software. Incorporate real-time assessment of student learning with polls and a variety of questions including T/F, Multiple Choice, and more. At the end of the 8-sessions, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom ready IWB lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART Board and SMART Notebook using the 2014 software.

Writing Across the Curriculum
Writing Across the Curriculum
Oct 28, 2014 at 06:00 PM

Learn how technology can enhance your student's ability to write more effectively. We'll show you how to use the interactive whiteboard software to create templates that will help your students construct well thought out paragraphs. Use the floating tools to edit right at the interactive whiteboard. Create lessons that will encourage your students to think critically about the writing process.

Safari Montage, Part 1
Safari Montage, Part 1
Oct 28, 2014 at 04:30 PM

In this introductory session teachers will learn the basic functions of Safari Montage, what the server is, how to access their individual servers and the effective use of the Dashboard, Search, Subject, and Standards tabs. Teachers will also discover different types of videos and other interactive activities that are offered with the package their school has and how to search for those options using the advanced searches.

Student Response Systems in the 1-to-1 Math Classroom
Student Response Systems in the 1-to-1 Math Classroom
Oct 27, 2014 at 04:30 PM

Learn how you to use mobile assessment services like Nearpod and Infuselearning to create math lessons which students can interact with through polls, quizzes, videos, interactive drawing, website-sharing, and self-guided quizzes.

Creating Multi-Touch Books with iBooks Author
Creating Multi-Touch Books with iBooks Author
Oct 27, 2014 at 03:00 PM

Students today have become producers and creators of content, desiring to put their skills to use in the classroom. Learn how to support this passion to create with iBooks Author. Using iBooks Author, teachers and students are able to create original, multi-touch books for the iPad. Learn how to create your own interactive iBooks with this online session.

Digital Storytelling with Powtoon
Digital Storytelling with Powtoon
Oct 24, 2014 at 03:00 PM

With digital tools at our fingertips, we can create and tell our stories instantly including personal narratives, explanations of a process, and retelling of events from another point of view. When teachers build digital storytelling into their instruction, students are engaged in a creative learning experience that is strongly connected with reading, writing, and speaking across the curriculum. In this course, well explore the digital tools that make it easy to get started. This session will use Powtoon.

Cool Peripherals for the Science Classroom
Cool Peripherals for the Science Classroom
Oct 23, 2014 at 06:00 PM

Labs are full of amazing instruments. From microscopes to sensors and probes, there is a ton of information to observe and collect. This course will look at how we can integrate relatively inexpensive items to enrich students' science experiences.

Creating SMART amp Workspaces for Math
Creating SMART amp Workspaces for Math
Oct 23, 2014 at 04:30 PM

Now that you've learned the basics of SMART amp, see how it can be used to transform your math classroom. In this session, our PD instructors will show you how to use SMART amp to increase your students' workflow, organize your lesson content, and design effective workspaces for your math classroom.

SMART Notebook 2014 Digital Teacher Certification Session 5
SMART Notebook 2014 Digital Teacher Certification Session 5
Oct 22, 2014 at 04:00 PM

Join our PD instructors for the 5th session of the 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! In session 5, you will see how all the different tools you learned throughout this course can be combined to create an interactive classroom environment. Session 5 will teach you: How to add tables and charts to your lessons How to use these tables and charts to assess your students' learning How to use the different viewing options in SMART Notebook to enhance your lesson At the end of the 8-sessions, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom ready IWB lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART Board and SMART Notebook using the 2014 software.

Engaging Learners in STEM Projects
Engaging Learners in STEM Projects
Oct 21, 2014 at 06:00 PM

Improve instruction in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics by engaging students in inquiry, discovery, and learning. In this session we will show teachers how to successfully combine STEM concepts, proper pedagogical knowledge, and technology to further ease the understanding of material and increase engagement.

Interactive Whiteboards and Differentiated Instruction
Interactive Whiteboards and Differentiated Instruction
Oct 21, 2014 at 04:30 PM

Discover how technology, specifically your interactive whiteboard, can help you address the diverse strengths and weaknesses of the students in your classroom. We'll provide background information on differentiating instruction, along with strategies and resources to help you differentiate planning, instruction, management, and student assessment.

Dynamic Geometry Software
Dynamic Geometry Software
Oct 20, 2014 at 04:30 PM

Learn how Sketchup can be used to model 3D shapes, teach conic sections, and to examine the 2-dimensional cross-sections of solids. Discover how Skethpad and Geogebra can be used across grade levels to teach coordinate geometry, transformations, and more.

Narrative Writing
Narrative Writing
Oct 20, 2014 at 03:00 PM

Learn how to create technology-rich lessons to strengthen students' narrative writing skills. This session will provide strategies and steps for teachingnarrative writing21st century style. Explore digital tools that can aid students with brainstorming, storyboarding, characterization and other narrative elements such as voice, descriptive language, and dialogue.

Digital Storytelling with iMovie OS X
Digital Storytelling with iMovie OS X
Oct 17, 2014 at 03:00 PM

With digital tools at our fingertips, we can create and tell our stories instantly including personal narratives, explanations of a process, and retelling of events from another point of view. When teachers build digital storytelling into their instruction, students are engaged in a creative learning experience that is strongly connected with reading, writing, and speaking across the curriculum. In this course, well explore the digital tools that make it easy to get started. This session will use iMovie for the Mavericks OS X.

Digital Lab Reports for the Science Classroom
Digital Lab Reports for the Science Classroom
Oct 16, 2014 at 06:00 PM

Leave the handwritten report behind with Teqs Digital Lab Reports course! Learn how to create top-notch interactive lab reports using a variety of collaborative tools including tablet devices, iPads, and free or low-cost web tools, in order to enhance your students work and strengthen their understanding.

Going Further with SMART amp
Going Further with SMART amp
Oct 16, 2014 at 04:30 PM

In our first SMART amp session, we gave you a broad overview of this collaborative platform for learning. In session two, well take a more specific look at what a typical classroom workflow looks like. In this course, youll get a more detailed look at the teacher dashboard and youll learn some useful strategies for designing effective workspaces and organizing your content. After this session, youll be more than ready to get up-and-running with SMART amp and be on your way to creating a truly collaborative classroom.

SMART Notebook 2014 Digital Teacher Certification, Session 4
SMART Notebook 2014 Digital Teacher Certification, Session 4
Oct 15, 2014 at 04:00 PM

Join us for the next step in your 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! In session 4, our PD instructors will teach you have to use your SMART Notebook software to create dynamic lessons for your classroom. In this session, you will learn how to Appeal to your auditory learners and add sounds to your Notebook lessons that will act as positive and negative cues for your students. Animate objects within the SMART Notebook lesson in order to add visual stimulation to your presentations. At the end of the 8-sessions, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom ready IWB lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART Board and SMART Notebook using the 2014 software.

Microsoft Powerpoint in the Interactive Classroom
Microsoft Powerpoint in the Interactive Classroom
Oct 14, 2014 at 06:00 PM

We will explore creating, editing, and sharing online presentations using Microsoft Powerpoint. Starting with basic, linear presentations, we will expand into more advanced functions that allow for animation, interactivity and problem-solving in the classroom. Using content-based examples, we will explore how collaborative presentations can really enhance teaching and learning, and student productivity. Attendees will be able to use Microsoft Powerpoint as a platform for engaging classroom presentations, daily assessment, and as a framework for guiding students through the completion of complex projects.

Learning Through Games
Learning Through Games
Oct 10, 2014 at 03:00 PM

In this class designed for Pre-K through 3rd grade teachers, we will explore how to create and facilitate games on the interactive whiteboard. Games can be used to review and explore academic concepts in all subject areas. We will look at and create games for small groups and whole class instruction.

Intro to SMART amp
Intro to SMART amp
Oct 9, 2014 at 06:00 PM

The future of collaboration is coming soon to a classroom near you, and were giving you the chance to see it unfold! SMART amp, the newest product offering from SMART Technologies, is a web-based platform designed to connect a variety of different devices to a single collaborative workspace. In this webinar, see how teachers can easily distribute lesson materials to students, conduct formative assessments, and manage student projects, all in real-time. Whether youve just purchased SMART amp, or are investigating ways to increase collaboration in your classroom with multiple devices, were excited to share the possibilities of SMART amp with you!

Going Mobile
Going Mobile
Oct 9, 2014 at 04:30 PM

Whether you are in a 1-1 environment, a BYOD school, cart access, or a class set of iPads, there are a bunch of apps to support science learning. See how integrating these devices into your instruction can open students eyes to the world around them.

SMART Notebook 2014 Digital Teacher Certification, Session 3
SMART Notebook 2014 Digital Teacher Certification, Session 3
Oct 8, 2014 at 04:00 PM

Continue your learning with session 3 of the 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Now that youve learned the rudimentary skills to create lessons using your SMART Notebook software, take it to the next level and learn how to incorporate Notebooks additional tools into your lessons. Learn how to Use the lesson activity toolkit (LAT) to create customizable lesson templates Use the Notebook Gallery to add exciting videos and animations to your lessons Save your favorite images, pages, and work to the My Content folder Create citations within your SMART Notebook, to show your various sources At the end of the 8-sessions, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a completed and classroom ready IWB lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART Board and SMART Notebook using the 2014 software.

Microsoft Word as a Tool For Learning
Microsoft Word as a Tool For Learning
Oct 7, 2014 at 06:00 PM

We will look at using Microsoft Word as an efficient, universal, and collaborative solution for writing tasks. Starting with simple text document work, we will use content-based examples and graphic functions to create and edit dynamic and student-accessible documents. We will also explore downloadable content that can deepen and streamline Microsoft Word's function in creating and altering assignments. Attendees will experience how to use these applications to move into a paperless classroom environment that will allow for enhanced transparency during projects, increased student collaboration and editing options, and improved workflow overall.

Enrichment in the Interactive Math Classroom
Enrichment in the Interactive Math Classroom
Oct 6, 2014 at 04:30 PM

Some of the most advanced (and costly) things we know how to do on the SMART Board. Up until now we've been very conscious of the fact that we only wanted to share free resources. Here are some of the best paid programs that are out there, and some of the amazing things you can do with them. This is a real 'wow' session.

Using the SMART Board for Early Childhood Literacy
Using the SMART Board for Early Childhood Literacy
Oct 6, 2014 at 03:00 PM

In this session, we will look at how literacy teachers can inspire and motivate students using online resources and technology through the SMART Board. You will learn how to create differentiated multimedia lessons for whole class instruction and center use.

Digital Manipulatives in the Science Classroom
Digital Manipulatives in the Science Classroom
Oct 2, 2014 at 06:00 PM

There are a large variety of resources on the web to support science curriculum for all grade levels. These include Shockwave Flash simulators, Java applets, and a plethora of Flash videos. We will discover how to find, download, and make good use of these high-quality teaching aids. How are you going to distribute this to your students? We will take a quick tour of how Edmodo and other options to share content with students and support the learning environment.

NAO and Choregraphe, Part 2
NAO and Choregraphe, Part 2
Oct 2, 2014 at 09:30 AM

Learn to create more advanced NAO robot behaviors using Choregraphe software. We will explore how to make the NAO robot converse with someone, recognize objects, and move. Using NAO and Choregraphe fosters STEM-based skills that can lead your students towards careers in software engineering, artificial intelligence, engineering, and more.

SMART Notebook 2014 Digital Teacher Certification, Session 2
SMART Notebook 2014 Digital Teacher Certification, Session 2
Oct 1, 2014 at 04:00 PM

Continue your learning with session 2 of the 8-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Go beyond the SMART Board basics, and learn how to use its fantastic Notebook software to create interactive and engaging lessons for your classroom. Session 2 will cover the basics of the SMART Notebook software, including How to increase student engagement using the SMART Notebook software How to use the Notebook templates to create your own interactive activities How to personalize your lessons using Notebooks drawing tools, gallery content, and additional links At the completion of the 8-session course, each participant will have, along with their Digital Teacher Certification, a personalized classroom ready IWB lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART Board and SMART Notebook using the 2014 software.

Prezi
Prezi
Sep 30, 2014 at 06:30 PM

Prezi is an online presentation tool that uses spatial metaphor to create beautiful and engaging online presentations. With collaborative components and multiple ways to add rich media this free software is excellent for having your students create digital presentations. Learn how to use this dynamic virtual space to engage your students and have them create 21st century content.

Document-Based Questions, Common Core, and the Interactive Whiteboard
Document-Based Questions, Common Core, and the Interactive Whiteboard
Sep 30, 2014 at 02:00 PM

Learn how to create DBQ activities and templates using primary sources from the National Archives, the Library of Congress, and more with your SMART Notebook and IWB software.

Embeddable Flash Content & Widgets for Math
Embeddable Flash Content & Widgets for Math
Sep 29, 2014 at 04:00 PM

Go ?eyond?the SMART Notebook Gallery andlearn how to access, create, and share, Gallery Collections and Widgets. Open up a whole new realm oflearning objects for math.

Persuasive Writing
Persuasive Writing
Sep 29, 2014 at 02:30 PM

This session will provide web tools, apps, and Notebook techniques to strengthen students' persuasive writing skills. Teachers will learn how to create technology-focused lessons to teach students to develop arguments to support claims using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence through the use of tools such as Collaborize Classroom, Titanpad, Poll Everywhere, and NearPod.

QR Codes in the Classroom
QR Codes in the Classroom
Sep 26, 2014 at 03:30 PM

You probably see Quick Response (QR) codes in advertisements, on products and online every day. Well, together well explore how these two-dimensional codes can be used as a helpful learning tool in the classroom.

Digital Storytelling with Windows Movie Maker Live
Digital Storytelling with Windows Movie Maker Live
Sep 26, 2014 at 01:30 PM

With digital tools at our fingertips, we can create and tell our stories instantly including personal narratives, expla