A Revolution in Education
Last month, Stephan Doyle went over new features of Notebook 11. This month, Stephen Yao, also from SMART, went over the new features of SMART Response 2012. For starters, the number of reports went from 2 to 16. That's major improvement! The language support, for the Mac version, went from 1 to 9. The tagging for questions now supports standards for 6 or 7 countries. Good stuff.
When you put a board into a room, the teacher has to want it. How do you get them to want it? How do you get them comfortable using it without making them feel guilty for writing on it and not making intricate lessons? Al Wolmer has some answers. Teach them to deliver lessons and save them. Those saved files are the seeds from which those awesome lessons will eventually grow--when the teacher is ready. Al's file is attached below.
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