Author Archives: Marc Brea
The use of animated GIF files allows you to add motion and color to you SMART Notebook Lessons by simply copying from the web and pasting directly on your page. If you want to create your own animated files you can now do it through your browser using GIFPAL. To create one of these … Read more
Due to popular demand, we are offering a second chance to attend some of our most popular courses this summer. We offering new dates for The 20 Coolest Things You Can Do with a SMART Board, SMART Board Basics, Best Web tools for the Interactive Classroom, Learning with the iPad, and … Read more
A graphing calculator is an indispensable tool in the Math classroom. If you do not already have access to a graphing calculator on your SMART Board, you can use the free Desmos Graphing Calculator Google Chrome app.
It is an easy install to the Google Chrome browser from their app store.
Any graph or calculation … Read more
We wanted to share our ten favorite apps that you can use in a variety of classes/grade levels.
Evernote is a great note taking application that you can use to take your own notes, or use it on student iPads for the purpose of having them gather information and construct projects. Evernote gives the … Read more
Welcome to Economics University. This website will provide you with Flash lessons that cover everything from basic concepts to Micro and Macroeconomics. Once you choose your section, your lessons will be separated by the following chart:
|Green Links||Interactive Activities|
|White links in Black Box||Unit Tests|
The … Read more
Whether it’s the beginning of the school year or you’re substituting a class, you’ll never have to worry about forgetting a name when you call on a student. Using the Random Word Chooser tool in SMART Notebook, you can have the software randomly choose students for you.
The following video is a tutorial of the Random Word … Read more
If you’re looking for interactive math activities for your SMART Board, check out Math Playground. This application will allow you to choose from a number of interactive games for elementary and middle school classrooms. Explore the Math Games section and find the perfect game for your students.
One of my favorite Math Games is … Read more
Spellingcity.com is a vocabulary and spelling website that allows you to create your own spelling lists and use them with a variety of different activities.
To create your own spelling lists there is a free sign up where you can sign in as a parent or as a teacher. They offer a premium package, which, … Read more