SMARTBoards and Magnetic Poetry for Kids

It's hard to keep up with all the people talking about The Magnetic Poetry for Kids website. I just spent 40 minutes playing with the various "kits" and now my brain won't shut off thinking about how many ways this site can be used inside the classroom.First of all, this is a very simple  concept. The site...

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SMART Boards and the Growth of a Nation

I really enjoyed the Growth of a Nation activity from the Animated Atlas website. The presentation takes you through the growth of the United States from 1780 all the way through to the current day. The website is fully interactive and works great on the Smartboard; it allows you to pause and restart the presentation; it allows you...

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SMARTBoards and Sketch & Paint Online

SMARTBoards and Sketch & Paint Online

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 It's definitely an exciting time to be exploring the Internet and experimenting with all the wonderful Web 2.0 applications. These applications do not require you to download any software and they work just like a program installed on your computer's hard drive. I actually do not like to recommend sites that require...

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SMARTBoards and See Ya Later at ABCya!

SMARTBoards and See Ya Later at ABCya!

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I've seen a lot of people recommending the site ABCya over the past couple of weeks (the latest being Brenda M. over at Diigo) so I thought I would check it out and see if it was a good resource for the SMART Board interactive whiteboard.  My conclusion is that it is not just a good resource, it's a great resource!...

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SMARTBoards and the Crickweb Flash Resources

I was searching through my past blog posts and I'm quite surprised that I have not written a post about the amazing flash-based resources found on Crickweb. This site contains hundreds of quality interactive resources for children aged 4 to 11. For my U.S. readers, the activities are organized into three age groups: The...

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SMART Boards and Custom Resources for Algebra Two

Recently, someone shared a link (thanks Amy!) to some great Algebra Two (Holt, Rinehart &  Winston) resources created by a teacher named Thomas Vizza. This site presents a wonderful example of how to start moving toward a "student-centered" learning environment where a teacher's primary focus is on creating...

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SMARTBoards and Phun with Phonics

Sadlier-Oxford Publishing does a great job producing interactive activities in all key  subject areas that work great on your Smart Board Interactive Whiteboard. I especially like the Student Center – Games and Activities page in their section on Phonics. They have some great interactive games for grades 1 through 6...

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SMARTBoards and Painting Your Way to Success

I was playing around with the ArtPad from art.com and I find it a totally engaging experience. I love watching the playback of how someone else draws or paints. This site does a really good job allowing you to control playback of your own design or a design already contained in the gallery. The site is so simple to use and it works...

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