Yearly Archives: 2009
Searching the internet just got a whole lot better! The Google Wonder Wheel will bring searching the internet to a whole new level.
To activate the Wonder Wheel, enter a search term into Google (as you normally would) and click “Search.” When you get to the results page, click on “Show options.” Under the bold … Read more
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In the past, many teachers have provided their students the opportunity to become pen-pals with other classrooms across a city, state or even a nation using hand-written letters. But in today’s world where email and media communication are capturing the attention of students, we, as educators, need to look to the future of communication. That … Read more
Have you explored the print options in SMART Response yet? You can print out question sets for your students, if you’d like them to have a paper copy. To print out the questions, click File > Print (Ctrl+P for you short cutters) then choose the “Questions” option from the left hand column.
Another great feature … Read more
In the “My Content” section of the Gallery, teachers have the ability to create, and even publish, their own Gallery Collection Files. When individuals or districts make these galleries available for download, it can be a tremendous resource for the rest of us. Below we’ve linked to two collections of interactive math content which are available for easy download. One … Read more
It is that time of year again, and those of us here at Tequipment are in the spirit of giving! If you’re looking for holiday activities to use in your classroom, check out The Polar Express lesson. This file was created to be used in conjunction with the popular book by Chris Van Allsburg. … Read more
To download the Notebook Math Tools Beta Software, or to extend the version you already have, visit the site: http://www2.smarttech.com/st/en-US/Support/SBS/SMARTNBMath.htm
If you already have the Beta installed you will find a small … Read more
Google Lit Trips allows students to tour the places where the characters they read about are living. This website has over 35 pre-created trips that teachers and students can download and run through Google Earth. The lit trips are easy to navigate and organized by grade level. The website also gives step by step … Read more
We have created an interactive Chanukah lesson to help teach some important ideas to our young students. This lesson contains some excerpts from the ×§×¦×•×¨ ×©×•×œ×—×Ÿ ×¢×¨×•×š and the portion of the ×’×ž×¨× ×ž×¡×›×ª ×©×‘×ª ×“×£ ×›”× ×¢×ž×•×“ ×‘. Use these pages to help teach the difference between the Menorah of the ×‘×™×ª ×”×ž×§×“×© and the … Read more
Welcome back everyone. We hope you had a happy Thanksgiving!
It’s been about three months since we uploaded a bunch of NYS tests to our SMART Response section on the ERC, and there’ve been over two thousand downloads of the various files. We recently were reviewing a PowerPoint document, and realized, Hey, where’d the SMART … Read more