Tag Archives: Lesson Activity Toolkit
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.
The Random Number … 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
It is no secret that one of the best ways to promote student learning is to have students working together in pairs or small groups. For daily assignments and problem sets, I have always found pairs to be the most effective. Having students working in pairs is notable because it encourages all of your students … Read more
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.
Great news for the new school year! With the Jewish High Holy Days approaching immediately after Labor Day, leaving teachers a mere few days to cover an abundance of materiel, here is some news to make your lives a bit easier. With a few simple adjustments and a minor tweak you can now type Hebrew … Read more
One of my favorite tools from the Lesson Activity Toolkit, is the Checker Tool. It is a great way to create an interactive SMART Notebook page quickly. I also like it because it’s an easy way to provide immediate feedback to students. It is great for labeling diagrams or for fill-in-the-blank activities. I am sure … Read more
How many of us have tons of word lists already typed into Microsoft Word? Bringing them into Notebook one at a time, so they will move as independent objects, is — pun intended — a drag!
To save time, I have started using my new favorite Lesson Activity Toolkit interactive item, the Text Splitter. Simply … Read more
The “Tiles” activity can be found in the Lesson Activity Toolkit, within the Notebook Gallery. When clicked, the tiles in this activity will become transparent. What if the background of Notebook was also transparent? This video explores how the new “Transparent Background” tool can be used with “Tiles,” and applications like Google Earth, to create fun … Read more
After posting on the Lesson Activity Toolkit (LAT) last month, we’ve had some questions about where to find the Random Word Chooser. If you can’t find it in your Gallery, an update may be required:
Random Word Chooser is within Lesson Activity Toolkit 2.0 in the Gallery. If you don’t have LAT 2.0, or … Read more