SMARTBoards and Mangahigh Math Games
I’ll freely admit that I’ve been playing Math games on the Mangahigh website for just over an hour now. The games are very engaging and they work great on the SMART Board.
I’ll freely admit that I’ve been playing Math games on the Mangahigh website for just over an hour now. The games are very engaging and they work great on the SMART Board.
More and more, I’m encouraging teachers to start using the Internet as a tool to help build a student-centered approach to learning. Part of building a student-centered learning environment is to provide material outside of the classroom that students can access and use on-demand.
I didn’t really say too much about this site on that initial blog post…I didn’t need to. It doesn’t take long to realize what an amazing resource this is for the SMART Board classroom.The site contains over 100 courses covering Math, Science, Computer Skills, Language Arts, and English.
MathsframesWhen teachers ask me for interactive SMART Board activities for Mathematics, I always send them to Mathsframe. The activities found on Mathsframe are well designed, engaging, and extremely effective. When you use the activities, you can tell right away that they were designed by an actual teacher.
TeacherLED Interactive is definitely one of my favorite sites for interactive resources for the SMART Board. I thought it might be fun to use one of their resources called “Survey Talking” to do some beginning of the year surveys of your students and then have the results be displayed in a either a pie chart or bar graph.
Here’s a good collection of interactive multiplication review activities for the classroom that work great on the SMART Board.
This course will guide participants in creating an interactive application for the SMART Board using Smart Notebook 10 that allows the user to touch a button to reveal individual steps in a multi-step process.
This course is self-paced and teachers can take as long as they need to complete the course objectives. Upon completion, teachers receive a Certificate of Completion for 90 minutes of Professional Development credit.
The graphics and audio on these activities are very professional and all the activities were developed with interactive whiteboards in mind so they all work great with the SMART Board. Student feedback is also very stimulating.
Sometimes the tools that are the most simple to use are the most powerful. Case in point, the Decimal Number Lines Tool over at Maths Online is an extremely effective learning tool to use that is also very simple in design and function. It’s a perfect companion for the SMART Board.
I’m hooked! The Eyeballing Game is such a fun way to learn and interact with geometric theorems and shapes that students will be clamoring to get to the SMART Board to try to create a perfect parallelogram!