White papers SMART has created numerous white papers to help you find the products that best suit your needs. These research documents are easy to read, cover a variety of topics and provide practical, reliable information that assist you in making informed decisions about the technology you implement. How interactive whiteboards reduce teacher stressShowHide
Is Your Child "Learning How to Learn"? Ed Note: Shelley Wright is a high school teacher in Moose Jaw, SK, who has recently been making some significant changes to her teaching in the classroom. The post below first appeared on Wright's blog with The Daily Riff adding bold for emphasis. We find Wright's point-of-view valuable as it relates to how technology is changing the way teachers teach, and how and what students learn. Most of all, we appreciate her openness by sharing her un-learning and re-learning journey in this new world of teaching. -C.J.
Instructify Teach smarter, not harder. Instructify is a blog from LEARN NC where teachers can stock their toolboxes with practical, time-saving classroom ideas and cutting edge methods of instruction. It’s where to find useful, free technology to utilize in the classroom. And it’s a fun place to spend your planning period.
Interactive Whiteboards Why Interactive Whiteboards? A SMARTBoard and ActivBoard are examples of an Interactive Whiteboards ("IWB"), a 21st Century tool that can transform the classroom and nurture essential skills. Major benefits of an interactive whiteboard include its versatility, interactivity, multimedia/multimodal presentation, and participation potential. Google Tutorials This page contains tutorials for using Google tools. The tutorials that I've created you are welcome to use in your own blog, website, or professional development session. Before using the tutorials created by others, please contact their creators. Google Docs for Teachers 2012 Google for Teachers Google for Teachers II - Google Earth Across the Curriculum -
Smart Tech Brings 3D Capabilities to Interactive Whiteboard Software Classroom Technologies | News Smart Tech Brings 3D Capabilities to Interactive Whiteboard Software By Tim Sohn01/10/12 Smart Technologies has released 3D Tools for Smart Notebook software, a new plugin that allows teachers to integrate 3D objects into their Smart Notebook software lessons. The plugin enables instructors to import, view, and manipulate three-dimensional models and graphics in Smart Notebook without the need for additional hardware. Teach the Earth Finding Visuals, Classroom Activities, Course Descriptions and People Undergraduate Introductory Geoscience Courses, Upper Level Geoscience Courses, Two-Year Colleges, and K-12 Classrooms Strengthening Your Teaching Research on Teaching and Learning | Designing Courses | Assessment | Teaching Large Classes | Quantitative Thinking | Teaching in the Field | Teaching with Current Research and Data
techntuit / SMART Board Resources Getting Started, Working with Ink Aware Applications, and Notebook Software Basics SMART Board interactive whiteboard will give you an understanding of the basic functions of the SMART Board. Controlling the application with your finger and writing notes in digital ink to save and share later.