Monthly Archives: February 2009
To help celebrate Women’s History Month we have put together a collection of lessons, websites and yes, a new question set for our TeqSmart Jeopardy-style Quiz Game Learning Object. We are happy to offer this question set free to all who own or purchase the Quiz Board.
As you know The Celebration of Teaching and Learning is right around the corner, and we have five, full-day passes to give away.
There are a lot of websites out there for language learners. Livemocha is one that stands out to us for a couple reasons. Its use of audio, graphics, and interactive manipulatives make an excellent fit for the SMART Board. Beyond that, it emphasizes the social aspect of language, and instead of just following a series … Read more
For those of you who do not already know, the Lesson Activity Toolkit is an addition to the Notebook Gallery, full of different flash files, making it easy for teachers to quickly make interactive pages to challenge students.
We think it’s awesome.
SMART is preparing to release the Lesson Activity Toolkit: 2.0. It’s not out … Read more
Did you know that you can convert a PowerPoint file into a SMART Notebook File? Did you know that the state in which the most US presidents were born is Virginia? If you answered no to either of these questions, read on.
To convert a PowerPoint, open up Notebook and click on File. Select Import … Read more
A new puzzle out of Japan called KenKen™, which started in The New York Times on Monday, is guaranteed to challenge student’s math skills. At first glance, KenKen™ seems a lot like Sudoku. Sudoko, however, is more a logic puzzle than a math puzzle. The numbers used in Sudoku could easily be substituted with … Read more
Be one of the first to get in on SMART’s Notebook Math 2009 beta.
Use the following link www.smarttech.com/notebookmathbeta to sign up!
With SMART Notebook Math, teachers and students will now be able to create, solve or graph mathematical concepts directly in SMART Notebook.
SMART Notebook Math features include the following:
- Equation creation and
Service Pack 4, the newest update for SMART Board drivers, is now available.
Hello all! There is something new from Google”Google Earth 5.0 (beta). This version has some really cool updates that are great for all content areas.
One of our favorite enhancements is addition of the Ocean Layer:
- As you zoom in on the water surface the water has an apparent rippling effect that gives
A while back we posted about SynchronEyes, SMART’s software that allows teachers to monitor and regulate student computer use, communicate with students, and instantly send and receive files. While we think it’s a great program, our favorite part was the name which sounded like a Transformer.
Megatron: You cannot defeat the Decepticons!
Optimus Prime:… Read more