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The Kindle has changed the way we read books. Students are very comfortable with technology, but many are reluctant readers. The Kindle can help us bridge that gap for our students. Plus, the Kindle is a great tool to use on your SMART Board!
If you own a Kindle you can download the free Kindle … Read more
It’s no secret that Math is beautiful, and everyone loves it. This Valentine’s Day, celebrate that love with some Heart Shaped Graphs. There are many ways to graph a heart, and a lot of great Math programs to help you. If you have SMART Notebook Math Tools, you can use the Equations Tool to graph x²+(y³√x²)²=1 . Click … Read more
When it comes to downloading YouTube videos, “3″ is the magic number. If your school is blocked from YouTube, and there’s a clip you’d like to show your class, the video below shows how you can insert that clip into Notebook.
Teq has a free learning object available for download. It’s the Teq Christmas Word Bucket. It is similar to our Halloween Word Bucket that we posted in October. This object allows teachers to easily create interactive activities with a holiday theme. Use the word bucket for mathematics, foreign language, Social Studies, ELA, ESL, and … Read more
The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (NLVM) contains more than 100 free, web-based manipulatives for math.
My favorite is “Base Blocks”. When you move a block one column to the right, it breaks apart to show that you have made an exchange. Items can also be re-grouped! Terrific for lessons on Place Value, Adding, and Subtracting. … Read more
Join Dr. Carol Goossens and Patricia Snyder, MA CCC/SLP, on Dec 2nd at Abilities! SMEAL Learning Center, as they demonstrate six creative ways an SLP and teacher can collaborate using SMART Board Interactive Whitboard to conduct differentiated, group intervention within the classroom setting.
Learn how to use the SMART Board to provide your students with symbol-supported … Read more
As the leaves begin to change color, consider spicing things up a little bit with your SMART Board by changing the color of the pen tools. Typically when you pick up a blue pen tool and write notes it writes in blue, pick up a black pen and write notes and the digital ink would … Read more
The video below shows how “Question Flipper Image” can be used to create an answer key for a matching activity. The goal of this activity is to provide feedback, without disturbing object placement on the page. This will keep the learner’s visual attention, and limit unnecessary distractions.
Have you used the object animation type “flip around axis” in your SMART Notebook lessons? I like to use it frequently as a tool to encourage my students to explore. I also like to use it to provide immediate feedback to my students. Especially if the SMART Board is a center and I am not … Read more
The video below shows how tables can be used to match sounds with images. One possible application of this would be to allow pre-readers (or students of a foreign language) to match a spoken word to a picture. Other uses may include:
- Matching an historic quote, to an image of the speaker.
- Have students match an animal