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SMART Notebook

Improve Math Skills with SMART Number Cruncher

Looking for a free software to help improve your student’s math skills? Well, look no further, you can use SMART Number Cruncher  Log in to the SMART Exchange website to download the software for free.

As the teacher, you are able to pick either addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division type of questions. You are even … Read more

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5 Tools for Interaction in the Lesson Activity Toolkit

In a previous blog post, we pointed out a few examples from the Activities folder in the Lesson Activity Toolkit that can help provide immediate feedback to the learners in your classroom.  In addition to the Activities, there is a folder labeled Tools that contains a number of Flash objects that can be added … Read more

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SMART Extreme Collaboration

Creating Activities That Maximize the Use of Extreme Collaboration

In a previous blog post, we described how to set up the Extreme Collaboration add-on to use with your SMART Notebook lessons. Here are some thoughts about the types of activities that can make the best use of this tool.

Open ended responses

This type of response to a question can help you to:… Read more

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SMART Extreme Collaboration

3 Easy Steps to Extreme Collaboration

As we design learning experiences for our students, one of our most important goals is to make sure that students are actively engaged in the learning.  Extreme Collaboration is an add-on to any version of SMART Notebook 11 that promotes active engagement during your lessons. There have been some changes recently that allow you … Read more

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SMART Notebook

5 Ways to Get Feedback Using the SMART Lesson Activity Toolkit

As learners, we like to know when we’re on the right track and where we need to focus in order to improve our skills and understandings. As teachers, we help students learn by providing feedback. The more quickly students receive feedback when performing any task, the better chance that feedback can influence future learning or … Read more

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February Calendar Lessons

Futurama: Teq Calendar Lesson for February

The “Futurama” lesson was created for middle school Math and involves the understanding of ratios or scales to complete a number of tasks designed to help students apply their knowledge.  In addition, Students will research information about structures listed in the “Top 10 Construction Projects of the 20th Century.”  (Download: SMART Notebook, RM Read more

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Homework in the House of a Teq Trainer

I have long espoused that digital technology should be less a vehicle by which teachers may deliver content but a tool by which students may learn.

My son, in second grade, is a very tactile and concrete learner.  He had quickly learned to despise homework and would refuse to complete it and, once the damage … Read more

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5 Things We Learned During “Going Further with SMART Notebook”

Whether you are looking for new ways to implement Common Core Standards in your classroom or differentiate instruction for a variety of learners, SMART Notebook software provides many fun and interesting ways to make this possible.  In our most recent webinar titled “Going Further with SMART Notebook,” we featured ways to make lessons engaging and … Read more

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The Five Books of the Interactive Chumash 2.0

Possibly the biggest challenge facing Hebrew Day Schools today is covering the breadth of the text of the Chumash while at the same time sufficiently drilling students on the grammar skills and vocabulary so as to make them independent learners.  There simply isn’t enough classroom time in the day.

The best answer is to enable … Read more

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Fix for Using Flash Player on Your SMART Board

Perhaps you went into a panic recently when you noticed that your Lesson Activity Toolkit and other flash objects are no longer working in SMART Notebook?

No need for worry – we have a quick an easy fix for you! This problem was caused by the recent update of the Adobe Flash Player 11.9.

Here … Read more

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