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How ACE Academy Implemented 4 PBL Experiences

How ACE Academy Implemented 4 PBL Experiences

It seems like every new school year brings a new initiative, updated pedagogical approaches, and new technologies to adopt. It can be frustrating for administrators and teachers to keep their schools and classes current while ensuring their students are learning. Project-based learning has been trending in education for quite a few years now, and like […]

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Get Ready for PETE&C 2023!

Get Ready for PETE&C 2023!

The Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo & Conference (PETE&C) is an annual statewide conference that highlights the best of educational technology for teachers, administrators, technology directors, and school boards alike. With a schedule full of educational events and showcases, attendees can take part in a variety of sessions to learn, innovate, and collaborate. Join Teq at […]

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Coming Soon: Teq at OETC 2023

Coming Soon: Teq at OETC 2023

The Ohio Educational Technology Conference (OETC) is one of the premier P-20 state edtech conferences in the country, taking place from February 14th-16th at the Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH. OETC welcomes over 4,500 educational technology professionals and enthusiasts each year to innovate, collaborate, and cultivate partnerships at the forefront of education. Event and […]

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Math Visualizations: Animated Factorization Diagrams

Math Visualizations: Animated Factorization Diagrams

As the “Teq-math-teacher-guy”, I feel compelled to offer you another math tech related post to help you in your instruction. The website, Data Pointed, is great for teachers working with elementary, middle, or high school level students. If you want a way to visually show your students number patterns and get them interested in the fascinating world […]

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Teq is Coming to Illinois for IDEAcon 2023

Teq is Coming to Illinois for IDEAcon 2023

Teq is heading to Illinois for IDEAcon, one of the Midwest’s largest annual edtech conferences. Presented by IDEA, the Illinois Digital Educators Alliance, we’ll be joining the many different presenters, thought leaders, and educators from around the world to engage, teach, and inspire! Event Details We are so excited to be able to reach educators […]

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TCEA 2023 is Around the Corner!

TCEA 2023 is Around the Corner!

Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA), the largest non-profit edtech association in the United States, is gearing up to host their annual conference! With a solid track record of over 40 years in the education sector, this organization aims to advance teaching and learning through the use of technology. TCEA Convention & Exposition is a major […]

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Come On Down to NJASA TECHSPO 2023

Come On Down to NJASA TECHSPO 2023

The New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA) is sponsoring TECHSPO 2023, the largest conference in the state, attended by educators, superintendents, board members, and curriculum directors alike. Join us at Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City, NJ from January 25-27 to take part in our PD session, attend our TECHSPO Pool Party with […]

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FETC 2023 is Almost Here!

FETC 2023 is Almost Here!

The Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) is around the corner. Join us in New Orleans to chat about edtech, project-based learning, educator PD, and much more. The 2023 conference will be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA from January 23rd into January 26th. We will be attending as […]

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Supporting Students with Sensory Processing Disorder

Supporting Students with Sensory Processing Disorder

Sensory processing disorder (SPD), is sometimes described as a neurological “traffic jam.” The brain of a child suffering from SPD is prevented from receiving what it needs to interpret sensory input appropriately. In recent years, many researchers have banned together to make the claim that SPD is a distinct disorder, independent from autism or ADHD, […]

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How to Motivate Students by Modeling Communication

How to Motivate Students by Modeling Communication

The importance of motivation and modeling Every teacher has a toolbox full of tricks to motivate students to communicate effectively. In my experience, these “tricks” are always evolving due to each student’s needs. For me, one trick that has stood the test of time is modeling. Modeling is when you use the student’s personal augmentative […]

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5 Reasons to Use Your Interactive White Board as Assistive Technology

5 Reasons to Use Your Interactive White Board as Assistive Technology

With current research showing that roughly 1 in 5 kids in the United States have learning and attention disorders, including dyslexia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), educators are constantly being put to the test to accommodate the varying needs of the students sitting in their classroom. In addition to students with disabilities, teachers are […]

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3 PBL Experiences with KUBO and iBlocks

3 PBL Experiences with KUBO and iBlocks

KUBO across the curriculum In this blog post, Nicola Kleiser, a teacher and consultant in the UK, shares some of her experiences of using KUBO to teach coding across the curriculum. She demonstrates how KUBO can be used to teach Math including Geometry and Measurement, to recreate the Viking invasion of Britain as well as […]

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Why Is PBL Important in Secondary Classrooms?

Why Is PBL Important in Secondary Classrooms?

Students in secondary classrooms (grades 9-12) are now at an educational level where they should be preparing for their futures, such as college, trade school, or the workforce. This means they need to fully develop their 21st century skills. To be able to properly achieve this, students in secondary classrooms need a highly engaging classroom […]

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4 Holiday Activities With Pixton

4 Holiday Activities With Pixton

    The holiday season is upon us! Are you looking for some activity ideas to complete withyour students leading up to winter recess? Would you like to give them something to work on during the recess to keep their skills sharp? Pixton has some great options for all ages! Benefits of Comic Books in […]

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5 Festive STEAM Challenges to Celebrate the Holiday Season

5 Festive STEAM Challenges to Celebrate the Holiday Season

The holiday season is here, and that means there are plenty of festive classroom activities to do! Whether you’re teaching about specific holidays or simply engaging your students in winter-themed crafts and lessons, this time of year is perfect for incorporating thematic STEAM challenges into your classroom. Students of all ages will love to have […]

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SEL & PE: Top Strategies for Strengthening Students’ Mind-Body Connection

SEL & PE: Top Strategies for Strengthening Students’ Mind-Body Connection

Social-emotional learning is a term that we hear all the time in education. It’s something that we try to incorporate into day-to-day instruction and also sprinkle into extracurricular activities. With full plates of new curriculum and various instructional pushes, it can be difficult to figure out exactly what our students need and how to best […]

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3 Easy Steps to Using Classroomscreen

3 Easy Steps to Using Classroomscreen

Are you tired of toggling between class management apps, timers, and feedback tabs throughout the day? Classroomscreen has got you covered! Classroomscreen is a free digital tool that has 19 widgets that can help create clear expectations, support using visual cues, foster time management, assist with collecting feedback, and much, much more! Here’s how you can get […]

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Storytelling for Little Learners: Tips for Enhancing Vocabulary Skills

Storytelling for Little Learners: Tips for Enhancing Vocabulary Skills

At a young age, children have a love of listening to and telling stories. Whether it’s hearing a bedtime story at home or listening to a read aloud in school, stories are the perfect way to take students beyond their own world. Teachers, parents, and caregivers can all agree that it isn’t always easy to […]

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Understanding Student Potential

Understanding Student Potential

As educators, it’s only natural for us to want to help our students achieve their full potential during their time with us on their academic journey. Often, it can be challenging to know how to see their full potential. I’m here to tell you to not hold back, set those expectations for your students and […]

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Brand New! Using Miro in Google Meet

Brand New! Using Miro in Google Meet

Google has introduced a new whiteboard option that can be used in Google Meet. This new space allows participants in the meeting to take notes, complete activities, and much more while collaborating within meetings. This can be a useful feature while students are participating using their Chromebooks or other devices, during a virtual teaching scenario, or […]

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Attaining and Evaluating Progress in Exceptional Education

Attaining and Evaluating Progress in Exceptional Education

Attaining and evaluating progress for exceptional students can be a struggle. Most often, it is difficult to fully understand what students are grasping and retaining throughout our lessons. We might try different ways to “grade” them or assess their understanding, but it seems like no standard assessment can fully explain each student’s progress as an […]

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Creating Connections: Neural Development and the No Limits Method

Creating Connections: Neural Development and the No Limits Method

Throughout this blog series, we’ve discussed the unique needs of students with disabilities and how the No Limits Method product lines can help teachers, paraprofessionals, and others to meet those needs. By better understanding these needs, we can adapt our methods to help students reach their fullest potential. In fact, by meeting these needs (physical, […]

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Getting Social with the New Flip

Getting Social with the New Flip

Did you know that fan favorite Flipgrid is now Flip? If you aren’t already using Flip, now is the perfect time to get started! This free video discussion platform might have a new name and look, but it has the same great features (and some new ones too)! One of my top reasons for integrating Flip […]

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Creating Connections: Going Beyond Social-Emotional Learning

Creating Connections: Going Beyond Social-Emotional Learning

As educators, social-emotional learning (SEL) is a central topic in the current discussion about best practices for teaching. Many have seen positive outcomes from SEL in academic performance, healthy relationships, mental wellness, and more. The No Limits Method not only makes use of SEL within its training modules, but expands upon it, showing how the […]

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Teq is Coming to the Teach Better Conference

Teq is Coming to the Teach Better Conference

Join the Teq team at the Teach Better Conference on October 14th and 15th at the National Inventors Hall of Fame School in Akron, Ohio. Professional Development Specialist, Terry VanNoy, and Senior Account Executive, June Hodge, will be with us to discuss Teq’s full product and services line. Come get hands-on experience with innovative edtech […]

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Top 5 ClassDojo Advanced Hints & Hacks

Top 5 ClassDojo Advanced Hints & Hacks

For most educators, ClassDojo is not a new tool to incorporate into the classroom. Maybe you relied on ClassDojo to help shape student behavior during the return to the classroom, or maybe you have turned to this trusty tool to support you as you take on a new grade or school. Either way, many of us have […]

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