Textivate On The SMART Board

I’ve spent years reviewing and sharing interactive online resources that work great on a SMART Board. To be honest, I’m very picky on what resources I share and I require all the sites I share to have certain minimum standards. One site that meets and exceeds all my standards is Textivate.com. What I like most about this...

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SMARTBoards and Harmony

SMARTBoards and Harmony

Located in Subject: Art

Wow! I just became an artist in a few short minutes thanks to a online drawing site called Harmony. Rarely do I have this much fun with online drawing sites. Harmony is a project from the Mr. Doob website that allows anyone to create amazing sketches and drawings. The magic comes from how the software code renders the different...

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The Notebook Gallery Resource Site

It’s finally here! I’ve been extremely excited for some time now about introducing a new resource for teachers called The Notebook Gallery. I believe it is and will continue to be the most valuable resource available for Teachers Who Love SMART Boards! A while back, I was asked to participate in a new project to bring...

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Spin To Win – Review Game Template

As the school year comes to an end, I want to say thank you to all the teachers who work so hard every single day (and night) to help develop and nurture the children in their care. Trust me, I know from experience that being a good teacher is by far the most challenging job in the world. I thought the best way to say thank you was...

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SMARTBoards and Sharing Is Caring – Art

I hope that this week's Sharing Is Caring examples have inspired you to begin sharing some of your knowledge and resources with other teachers who are working so hard to make a difference in the lives of others. This isn't just about helping teachers – it's also about setting an example for your students. Students...

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SMARTBoards and Creating Original Artwork

SMARTBoards and Creating Original Artwork

Located in Subject: Art

Here are five of my favorite websites for creating original artwork. These sites go way beyond just drawing a picture on the computer and they all work great on the SMART Board. Enjoy! artPad This is one of my favorite sites for creating original artwork. In addition, you can do various things with your artwork like playback the...

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SMARTBoards and Sketch & Paint Online

SMARTBoards and Sketch & Paint Online

Located in Subject: Art

 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 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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SMARTBoards and Getting a Little Funky

SMARTBoards and Getting a Little Funky

Located in Subject: Art

Ummm, should I even mention that I found a website that works great with the SMARTBoard but qualifies more as a fun site than an education site? Of course I will. It may just be that perfect site for your school's computer-based art class. If you're looking for some "funky ways to express yourself" (or someone...

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SMART Boards and Interactive Art Websites

SMART Boards and Interactive Art Websites

Located in Subject: Art

 This collection of interactive art sites for elementary and secondary classrooms is simply outstanding. (How can you not enjoy creating your own Picasso drawing using Mr. Picassohead!?) Almost all of these applications are SMART Board friendly and should provide hours of fun. I'm so glad it has a link to National Gallery...

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SMARTBoard and The Art Zone

SMARTBoard and The Art Zone

Located in Subject: Art

Are you an art teacher looking for a fun resource for your SMART Board interactive whiteboard? Even if you’re not, this amazing website is sure to impress you. The site is from the National Gallery of Art and is called NGA Kids The Art Zone. My 7 year old is home from school today and she is memorized by this site. Currently...

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