Author Archives: Brian McEnaney
This is a shout-out to all of the happy OCD’ers out there in teacherland. Yes, those who have alphabetized their sock drawer and are frequent users of SMART Notebook’s Alignment Tool will be happy to know that SMART Notebook software allows the adjustment of the number of orientation points. The more points of orientation on … Read more
Using the Tables Tool in Notebook software is an effective way to create interactive graphs and collaborative graphic organizers for students. In this blog post, “Two Minute Tables Tutorial, Part 2”, we’ll continue to take a look at the tables tool. Adding columns and rows, merging cells, adding text to cells, changing table colors and … Read more
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VocabAhead provides students with a variety (myriad) of opportunities to improve (ameliorate) their vocabulary (lexiconical) skills. The site offers many (copious) videos to assist students learn words geared towards SAT and ACT content.
Cinco de Mayo is a great opportunity to introduce students to the most popular (and misunderstood) Mexican holiday celebrated here in the United States. Contrary to popular belief, Cinco de Mayo is not a celebration of Mexican independence. It is a celebration held on May 5 that commemorates the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French … Read more
One of the most powerful features of the SMART Notebook software is its ability to adjust instantly to the needs of the learner. In this blog post, we’ll see how a teacher or student can customize the main toolbar as well as adjust the position of the main toolbar and the tabs.