Category Archives: Notebook
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.
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In this course, designed for elementary school teachers, we will look at how to use a SMART Board and other technology to facilitate writers workshop in your classroom. During the session we will explore and create interactive mini lessons, look at easy to use observation sheets that track the progress of students (either to be … Read more
In this class designed for Pre-K through 3rd grade teachers, we will explore how to create and facilitate games on the SMART Board. Games can be a great motivator for students to learn and can be used to review and explore academic concepts in all subject areas. We will look at and create games for … Read more
SMART Notebook 10 is so 2011! With the introduction of the new SMART Notebook 11, the tables have turned. From easy pen customizations, to built-in modules, to web browsing from inside the software, the new Notebook has answered the call with some amazing software changes.
Every object on a SMART Notebook page receives its own layer on that page. If you have ten objects on a page, there are ten layers on that page. The natural order of those objects is that the newest object always goes in front of the previous objects. By planning in advance what you want … Read more
The video below shows 10 obscure, but interesting facts about SMART Board Software. This fast paced video ends with the mythical “80-point” orientation. If you have questions, please leave a comment below.
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SMART Response is always evolving. This amazing product line continues to provide schools with innovative classroom solutions like text-based answers (SMART Response PE and XE), intelligent grading and full QWERTY keyboard (SMART Response XE), bright colorful shaped buttons (SMART Response LE) and 1:1 classroom initiatives (SMART Response SE and VE).
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Let the numbers do the work. The Random Number Generator is a great student selection tool for any classroom. Instead of calling on your students to read, answer problems or come up to the SMART Board, you can assign each student with a number and have the application choose the next participant.
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Many people are under the impression that the way to get Hebrew onto a SMART Notebook page is by image capture. We have made a lot of progress, and now we can type Hebrew directly into Notebook and Lesson Activity Toolkit objects – even with vowels. We can also drag ‘n’ drop Hebrew text onto the … Read more
What’s a Hink Pink? Well, it’s a “cool tool.” A Hink Pink is a riddle where the answer is two words that rhyme and have one syllable. For example, an embargo on air movement devices is a fan ban. There’s also something called a “Hinky Pinky” and a “Hinkety Pinkety.” Those have two syllable … Read more