Monthly Archives: January 2009
You know that we love TeacherTube, a YouTube for teachers. We have found all kinds of useful materials on there. We also found this which is totally awesome.
Have a great weekend!… Read more
There is no better way to teach history then to actually look at history, right? Well, we have yet to meet a crazy doctor who makes a time machine with spare DeLorean (yeah right like there is just a stockpile of junked DeLoreans) parts, so we’ll need to find something else. We came across a … Read more
Which means, Congratulations and Be Prosperous (Cantonese New Year Greeting)
Ni hao “ Hello (Mandarin)
Chinese New Year has arrived and will be celebrated for the next 15 days. We are fortunate to be able to study Chinese customs and culture like never before. Here is a quick suggestion. Use your SMART Board and launch … Read more
Greetings everyone . . . we are coming to you live from sunny Florida (current temp 35 degrees) where we are attending FETC. Day 1 of the conference has been action-packed. The sessions have been both exciting and exhilarating. So, we thought we would share some highlights w/ you.
Today we learned how to … Read more
We’ve come across this issue a lot recently. So here’s a post on what to do if the speakers attached to your SMART Board appear to not be working.
- The first thing to check is whether or not the speakers are plugged in to the wall. This may seem obvious, but this actually trips a
Mathematics is shortened to “Math” in English speaking North America, and “Maths” everywhere else. Therefore, to extend the reach of your internet searches, include the search term “Maths” along with “SMART Boards,” “Games,” “Activities,” etc.
One resource I’ve found through this type of search is http://www.subtangent.com/maths/games.php
You can’t play these games online, but they’re free … Read more
Welcome back to the third installment of our Senteo 2.0 series. This time we’re going to focus on the new tagging tool for both questions and students, as well as how to use the Instant Question feature.
The tagging feature for questions allows you to associate questions with common themes. One example is tagging questions … Read more
Tomorrow is Ben Franklin’s birthday (1706-1790). To celebrate, here are a couple of links to help share Franklin’s life and many accomplishments with your class: