Monthly Archives: July 2008
Today’s post is for all the music teachers out there, but others might find it pretty useful as well. We want to let you know about a couple of sites we found, one with a virtual keyboard and one with a virtual piano.
A while ago we told you about SMART’s Lesson Activity Toolkit, something we consider a giant leap forward for teachers. Its pre-made templates allow teachers to simply plug in information and images to create interactive elements of a lesson. We talked about a few such as Word Biz, Crossword, and Hot Spots.
We would … Read more
We go around to schools and other organizations and tell people about our Educator Resource Center and this blog. One of the most frequent questions we get is “What is a blog?” We always answer, “It’s short for web log.” And then people say, “Okay, what is a web log?” Then we throw down a … Read more
Hello readers. As we write this, we assume most of our readers are in their cars on the way to a relaxing beach weekend or on their way back home for a 48 hour nap. We assume they will still read this as they lay out on the sand or while they sleep. You might … Read more
SynchronEyes is classroom management software from SMART. It allows teachers to instantly send and receive files, conduct quizzes, monitor student computer use, limit access to specific programs, remotely assist students, and perform various other tasks in a computer lab that keep everyone working effectively and efficiently.
While we like SynchronEyes and train teachers how to … Read more
It’s been a few weeks since we last had a Friday wrap-up, and a lot’s changed since then. We started our summer training series and we added a new trainer, Scott.
We would like to thank all of our loyal readers and apologize for not giving them the Wrap-Up. Let’s kick this off:
Monday we … Read more
SMART is publicizing the releases of the SMART Document Camera and SMART Audio with a contest that gives these items away as part of prize packages.
When Matt the TeqSmart trainer came in this morning talking about gapminder.org, we assumed he was talking about a website for the subway in England, which someone told me is called the tube, but that sounds made up.
Let me preface today’s post by again reminding everyone that this blog is run by trainers, not salespeople. We don’t sell any hardware, and this site is for the benefit of the people we train and SMART Board users as a whole. That said, we were stoked to read that SMART is about to install … Read more
For those who have not heard of a podcast before and are guessing that it is a new innovation in fly fishing, you are … Read more