The following information was compiled to provide teachers with a basic SMART start
More DynamicInteractive Whiteboards engage students visually and kinesthetically. Interactive Whiteboard technologies allow teachers and students (with the right software) to upload Flash Videos, Sound files, Pictures, Graphics, Web information, and interactive whiteboard lessons.
I have used a SMART board for the past four or five years. SMART lessons can easily be acquired from the SMART Board lesson exchange. Teachers are able to utilize presentation software like SMART Board Notebook, Keynote, PowerPoint, and Prezi on a regular basis. Basically, SMART Boards make it easy to incorporate new and old technology into the classroom. Power Point and Keynote are older software platforms. SMART Boards take features from this presentation software and make it more interactive with the SMART Notebook. This interactive technology can provide a brighter future for learning.
Setting up The SMART Board TutorialIf you don't have a wall-mounted board, here is a video demonstrating how to setup the SMART Board in your classroom. This is a portable SMART Board; nevertheless, it is a fairly informative video.
Basic TutorialHere is a tutorial to demonstrate some basic SMART Board features.
Designing Lessons TutorialThis clip demonstrates cool functions within the SMART Notebook software. It provides some basics for providing students with dynamic lessons.
Engaging and Creative ActivitiesThe following video demonstrates a creative way to engage students with the interactive whiteboards.
This was an interesting video to demonstrate an erasing assessment to provide students with instant feedback.
SMART board Lessons and Activities
- Cybraryman's SMART Resources
- Smart Board Lounge
- Smart Exchange
- Scholastic Lessons
- Ohio School System SMART Board
- Sioux Falls SMART Board
- Eduscape Interactive Whiteboards resources
- Thinkfinity Online Learning Objects and Lessons
- Smart Notebook downloadable lessons
- PowerPoint games and lessons resource
- BrainPop activities
- FunBrain activities
- Starfall Reading
Training for Teachers
- Smarttech Training
- Purdue tutorial
- Literature on interactive whiteboard technologies
- Interactive whiteboards in the classroom
- Slideshare Presentation planning lessons
- Slideshare Presentation SMART Boards
If you take the time to learn how to effectively utilize the SMART Board, then you will learn there are many instructional and management-type benefits. There might be some hiccups; however, the board will soon be integrated within the classroom. If you need help, please contact me and schedule one-to-one assistance.