Notebook Halloween Clip Art

The Notebook Gallery website has added another free resource for Halloween. It’s a collection of Halloween-related clip art that includes the friendly vampire, the friendly Frankenstein Monster, and the friendly mummy. The Notebook Gallery has additional free Halloween resources including The Prime Of Life prime number...

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SMARTBoards and Ad-free Resources – Volume 2

SMARTBoards and Ad-free Resources – Volume 2

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Volume 2 of SMART Boards and Ad-free Resources will focus on two non-profit organizations dedicated to helping teachers and students find and use exceptional interactive educational resources. 2Learn.ca The non-profit organization 2Learn.ca is one of those amazing resources that I really should have highlighted months ago. The...

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SMARTBoards and the Secret Resource Pages

SMARTBoards and the Secret Resource Pages

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Pssst. I have a secret! Did you know that I have some helpful SMARTBoard resource pages that contain listings of my favorite web resources all in one place? While I don't necessarily keep these pages a secret since they are listed on the left side of every page, I don't often mention them. Here are a few pages that might...

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SMARTBoards and the Voyage of the Mayflower

Want some more U.S. Thanksgiving Resources? Here's another custom word search riddle for your SMART Board interactive whiteboard created in Notebook 10. This word search riddle supports The First Thanksgiving website from Scholastic.com. You can click on the picture to download the file. If you're looking for...

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SMARTBoards and Another Thanksgiving Word Search Riddle

  Do you know the name of the Indian Tribe that celebrated the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims back in 1621? You can find the answer in my latest U.S. Thanksgiving Holiday word search riddle created in Notebook version 10. I created this word search riddle to be used as an introductory or follow-up activity for The...

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SMARTBoards and the Thanksgiving Resource Library

  I love the Thanksgiving Holiday because it reminds me to be thankful for all the wonderful things in my life. That being said, I can only say "thank you" to all my wonderful readers who find value in my blog and use it to help children learn. I created a special Thanksgiving Holiday (U.S.) page full of resources...

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SMARTBoards and the Disappearing Halloween Ghost

SMARTBoards and the Disappearing Halloween Ghost

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My readers are amazing! I've actually had 58 correct entries in the first two Smart Notebook challenges. However, that's not what I find amazing. What's so amazing is the creativity that was demonstrated by many of the teachers who submitted entries. I've been so inspired by all the great work that I thought I would...

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SMARTBoards and a Table Object Up My Sleeve

I love incorporating tables using the SMARTBoard interactive whiteboard. However, many teachers are still a little shy about using them in their Notebook lessons. Here are a few tips and tricks for using the new Table Object in Smart Notebook v.10 that might make your Notebook lessons a little bit more exciting. The tutorial will...

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SMARTBoards and the Journey to the Cosmic Frontier

SMARTBoards and the Journey to the Cosmic Frontier

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Yesterday, my daughter Jasmine (age 7) and I went searching for information about the moon and why it looks different each night. It took me just a few minutes to find the incredible simulations located on the supporting website for Astronomy: Journey to the Cosmic Frontier by John D. Fix. The website has a lot of cool simulations...

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SMART Boards and the Tips-and-Tricks Phenomenon

A really awesome phenomenon about the Internet is the viral nature of sharing information. In other words, good information spreads quickly throughout niche areas. A case in point…yesterday, I ran across a relatively new blog called elearnr (cool name!) that had a post called Ten Ways to Use Your Interactive Whiteboard More...

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SMART Boards and Notebook v.10 Video – Reveal Correct Answers

I believe the best way to describe how to do something comes through the use of video. I love watching how other users do things and I believe emulation is a great technique to increase your skill sets. That being said, here is a video tutorial on how to use layering inside Smart Notebook Version 10 (NBX) to reveal correct answers....

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SMART Boards and Sharing Resources

The mission of this blog is simple. Share information and resources so teachers will utilize their SMART Boards in a way that increases learning in the classroom. That’s why I end each of my posts with “Sharing is Caring!” I’m really encouraged that more and more educators are sharing what they have and what...

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SMART Boards and Coordinate Plane

I have two wonderful tools for teachers to use with their Smartboard interactive whiteboard related to plotting points. The first one is an interactive flash application that plots points on a coordinate plane. It's very simple but has lots of neat features. It's definitely a "must have" resource for your...

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SMART Boards – Notebook and Aligning Objects

With the new version of Notebook, users can now easily align objects on the page. I produced a short video tutorial that demonstrates how the new alignment feature works in Smart Notebook Version 10. Sharing is...

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SMART Boards and Notebook v. 10 Tutorial – Customize

Here is a short video tutorial on how to make basic customizations to the Tab Bar and the Tool Bar in Smart Notebook Version 10. (If you are viewing this post in your email system or using a RRS reader, you may not see the video. To see the video, you will need to go to my blog by clicking on the title of this blog...

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SMART Boards and SpellingCity

I recently responded to a question on the SMART Exchange Forum in reference to good Spelling resources for your SMARTBoard. Since I found myself playing around with SpellingCity for half an hour, I thought it earned it's own blog post.  The SpellingCity site lets teachers easily create their own spelling lists and then...

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SMART Boards and Notebook V. 10

Here are a few great resources for learning how to use Notebook (version 10). The first resource is a Notebook file created by José Picardo that walks you through some great techniques for using Notebook. This Notebook file will walk you through the techniques Magic Box, Reveal Answers, and Fill in the Gaps.  It has...

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SMART Boards and Teachers Love SMART Boards

Did you know that the Teachers Love SMART Boards Blog now has over 200 posts! With this much information, you’re sure to find something fun to use in the classroom with your SMARTBoard interactive whiteboard. The problem is, finding what you need can be a little tricky unless you know the secrets of blog organization. Since...

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SmartBoard Websites, Tips, and Support

Here’s a quick recap of what you can find in the new SmartBoard Teacher Forum: 1. Some great Website listings for Math: For elementary math I really enjoy the games page from Oswego schools. My students love playing Ghost Blasters and the Sum Sense games on the Smartboard. http://www.oswego.org/staff/cchamber/techno/games.htm ...

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