SMARTBoard Whiteboard Tips Presentation

It’s time I share with you a presentation created by users of Interactive Whiteboards. This initiative was started by Tom Barrett and it has over 30 tips and tricks for using your interactive whiteboard. Here’s Tom’s blog post about this initiative. If you would like to help make this presentation even better,...

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SMARTBoard and Gigapan

SMARTBoard and Gigapan

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Oh…my…gosh… Sometimes it seems that certain websites are designed with the SMART Board interactive whiteboard in mind. I would like to share with you an incredible website that brings the ability of viewing images to a new level. The site is called Gigapan and it allows you to explore panoramic, high-resolution...

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SMART Board photo game

SMART Board photo game

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I stumbled across a fun little activity you can use on your SMART Board. It’s actually an iPhone application that works with Flickr photos to create a matching game. Since the iPhone requires you to touch the screen and the SMART Board is a touch screen, many iPhone applications work well with the SMART Board. Enjoy! Sharing...

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SMARTBoard Blog Report #4

Good morning! Some of you may have noticed that I’ve been away for a week. I’ve been working on some big projects and decided to take a week off from my blog. This was such a mistake! I miss perusing the Internet for great resources for your SMART Board. Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of great SMART Board...

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SMART Board Notebook Lessons: Mathematics

SMART Board Notebook Lessons: Mathematics

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While browsing around the SMART Exchange forum, I ran across a post entitled Notebook lessons for Elementary and Middle School Mathematics. In this post, Harvey shares his wonderful website that contains (among many things) a list of math Notebook lessons. Harvey does a great job describing his lessons and he even includes a screen...

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SMART Board Image Resource: LOC

SMART Board Image Resource: LOC

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I just saw this incredible resource for your SMART Board interactive whiteboard on one of my favorite blogs called HeyJude. Read the great news as told by the blog’s author Judy O’Connell… The Library of Congress and photosharing site Flickr today announced a partnership that will put photos from the...

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Smart Notebook Software Video Tutorials

I would like to introduce to everyone a new resource for Smart Notebook Training. I have created a new group of videos on TeacherTube that has various tutorials for using the Smart Notebook software. Anyone is welcome to add videos to this group and share what they know with others. Thank you Lynn Reedy for adding your training...

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SMART Board Newsletter: Who’s Listening?

Smart Technologies has just released their first EDCompass newsletter of the new year entitled "Who’s Listening." Read about the the new voice amplification system which will be released at the FETC (Florida Education Technology Conference) on January 22-25, 2008. In addition to the announcement of SMART’s new...

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SMARTBoard Video Podcast

I would like to introduce everyone to Scott Miller and David Sladkey who have produced their first "Teaching with SMARTBoard" video podcast covering  4 Corner Sorting, page length and cloning pages. I thought they did an outstanding job and hopefully they can keep em coming. Here’s a quick snip-it of their...

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SMART Boards and Bitesize Games

I would like to share with you another website of educational games from the BBC. This one is called Bitesize Games and Activities. It has more quality interactive educational games than almost any other web resource I’ve seen. It has activities for English, Math, and Science that can also be embedded into your blog or...

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Notebook Activity Guide

Smart Technologies has a great document for teachers who are just beginning to use their SMART Board interactive whiteboard and aren’t quite sure what to do next. The Notebook Software Activity Guide gives an overview of how to create engaging lessons using the Notebook software. The document is a great way to learn about...

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SMARTBoard Tips and Tricks: Text to Speech

I just recorded another audio tip for Ben and Joan who create the wonderful SMARTBoard Lesson Podcast. Since this is a visual blog, I decided to create a video of the tip I submitted and share it with you here. The video demonstrates how to use the SMART Keyboard to convert text into speech.         ...

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Smartboard and Math Dictionary

Smartboard and Math Dictionary

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I love when readers of Teachers Love SMART Boards recommend SMART Board resources. Sharing resources is the ultimate goal of this blog. I have been getting some great recommendations lately through my twitter network, the Teachers Love SMART Board forum, and direct email. I want to share one of these recommendations today that was...

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SMART Board and Sketchcast

I would like to show you two videos. The first video demonstrates how I used the SMART Board interactive whiteboard to record a Sketchcast that describes how to do a math problem. The second video is the actual Sketchcast video that was created during the first video. Confused? That’s okay, you won’t be after you watch...

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SMART Board and Imagination Cubed

SMART Board and Imagination Cubed

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I’m so excited this morning since so many teachers are returning to the classroom today; I always loved returning from Winter break full of new ideas and new enthusiasm. I have a great new tool recommended to me by my good friend Lori called Imagination Cubed from GE. This is a great tool to use with your SMART Board!...

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Smartboards and Animal Care Lessons

Smartboards and Animal Care Lessons

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My good friend Danny from across the pond tipped me off on the UK’s RSPCA website for learning about caring for animals. The RSPCA promotes kindness and preventing cruelty to animals and in doing so has created a great interactive resource for your SMART Board interactive whiteboard. The beautifully designed learning resource...

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SMART Board Educational Games

SMART Board Educational Games

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Looking for something fun and educational to get your students actively engaged in the learning process following the long holiday break? Take a look at these great games (over 40) from the CYBERCHASE PBSKids website. I love this site because most of the games work very well with the SMART Board since you can simply touch areas of...

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Smartboard and Sudoku

I had a request for an online Sudoku game that works easily with the SMART Board. Here is my favorite online Sudoku game from Fact Monster that has different levels, allows the user to tap the square to select the number, has a learning option, and provides touch-and-drag stickies to help solve the puzzle. Here is another version...

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