Monthly Archives: March 2011
Thanks to everyone who participated in today’s webinar: SMART Boards & Web 2.0. We’d love to get your feedback, and hear your suggestions for future topics.
Phyzios Studio Pro has replaced OE Cake, and it improves on Cake’s classic, physics-based, program. Phyzios Studio Pro enables you to handle highly complicated physics simulation, and it’s available for free at http://www.phyzios-studio.net/. The registration/download/installation/activation, can be a bit tricky, so here’s a video to take you through all the steps involved (for PC). The instruction … Read more
Google Lit Trips allows students to virtually follow along through the book they are reading in class. This website is a whole new way to Appreciate Great Literature! Google Lit Trips has over 40 pre-created trips that students and teachers can download and run through Google Earth. These Lit Trips are easy to navigate … Read more
Into the Book is my favorite website to use on the SMART Board! This website is designed to teach reading strategies for 1st through 4th grade students. The strategies taught include using prior knowledge, making connections, questioning, visualizing, inferring, summarizing, evaluating and synthesizing. Each strategy has a video that teaches the strategy, and … Read more
When teaching Mathematics many students wonder how certain rules are derived. With the help of Geogebra you can visually construct algebraic, geometric, and calculus concepts.
Thanks to everyone who participated in today’s webinar: Informal Assessment with SMART Response PE. We’d love to get your feedback, and hear your suggestions for future topics.
A Leprechaun snuck into our classroom overnight and changed all our SMART Board Pens Green! Here’s how he did it! He touched the SMART Board Tools Icon, which looks like this:
From the list that he saw, he selected “Control Panel”, and from the “Control Panel” Menu he chose “SMART Hardware Settings.” Now he could see that … Read more
Here are some resources related to the news out of Japan:
Plate Tectonics – Plate Motion Simulation from The Regents of the University of California.
How a Seismograph Works – An animation of how a mechanical seismograph works.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – How are Tsunamis assessed and reported?
There’s a brand new “Pi Day” lesson in the downloads section of our Educator Resource Center. The file features Teq Learning Objects, songs, videos, and a variety of New York State Assessment questions. For a preview, watch the video below.
Explore the SMART Board and its many applications in hands-on sessions taught by SMART Certified Master Trainers, who are also state certified teachers. Share ideas with other educators in the metropolitan area, and visit the Solutions Room for live product demos and Q&A with our sales team, technical support staff and instructors. Conference registration fee … Read more