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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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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SMART Boards and WatchKnow Video Library

In all my workshops, I find that I never miss an opportunity to recommend the WatchKnow website for finding educational videos for the classroom. This is also a great place to locate videos that you may want to download and incorporate into a Notebook lesson file. This site is maintained by the users and organized in a way that can...

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SMARTBoards and Musical Sharing Is Caring!

I believe that teachers should take the lead to transform education. As educators, we need to start changing the traditional learning communities and begin to build sharing communities where students and teachers work together. If we start thinking about what would be most beneficial to the student as our first priority, we can...

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SMARTBoards and Every Good Boy Does Fine

SMARTBoards and Every Good Boy Does Fine

Located in Subject: Music

I'm guessing that if you're a music teacher, you understand the title of this blog post. I learned this mnemonic for remembering the line notes of the Treble Clef and it definitely brings back a lot of memories from my once-a-week music class with Sister Katherine Mary in the 7th grade. Let's F.A.C.E. it, music classes...

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SMARTBoards and Making Music with Kisstunes

SMARTBoards and Making Music with Kisstunes

Located in Subject: Music

Here's a really great tool for playing and recording music using your computer QWERTY keyboard, your mouse, or by touching your SMART Board. It's called Kisstunes. It's incredibly simple to use and the really fun thing about this program is that you can record your songs and save them to your computer in the Kisstunes...

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SMART Boards and the Virtual Keyboard

SMART Boards and the Virtual Keyboard

Located in Subject: Music

Here's an great interactive keyboard application that was shared by one of my readers. It's a Virtual keyboard from the Birmingham Grid for Learning that can simulate nine different instruments (my favorite is definitely the electric guitar) and can even play back chords. It's a perfect companion for the SMART Board. ...

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SMART Boards and Music to my Ears

Here's a fun collection of interactive websites related to Music that work great on your SMART Board Interactive Whiteboard. Please use the comment section to share your favorites. Classics for Kids: Compose Your Own Music PBS Kids: Thumb Piano Tunes Pauly's Playhouse: Freaky Frank's Music Machine Sphinx Kids:...

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