Unlike some of the previous tools that I've brought attention to in previous blog posts, I'm guessing that the majority of you have already seen the spinner. But I'm willing to bet that many of you haven't experimented to discover that you can manipulate many of the properties of it to make the spinner work for various applications in your classroom.…
Added by Vanessa Cassie on June 29, 2010 at 9:30am —
I just created my own NING and I am exploring the different NING's out there. I am on year 2 with a smart board in the classroom and thought this would be a good NING to join. Hopefully I can get some good tips and help others at the same time. :)
Added by Megan Peters on June 23, 2010 at 2:45pm —
Does anyone know anything about the Smart Summer Institute in Lakeland Florida mid July? It looks interesting, but before I committ I want to know if any of you have heard about it, attended previous ones or are going this year.
Added by Diann Caviness on June 22, 2010 at 7:27pm —
I love the way the magic pen can make things bigger or put a spot light on what you what to show just by drawing a circle or square. What tools do you like? What tricks do you know that you can share?
Added by Chris Smearman on June 22, 2010 at 3:51pm —
I have a problem opening up my smart notebook with the smart response system/smart notebook 10. When my network is on I can not open notebook. If I turn the network off it will open, this is a problem. I can't be online when using notebook 10 on my mac. Anyone else having problems with this? I thought that I lost smart notebook because it wasn't opening for me. I would like to fix this.
Added by Chris Smearman on June 22, 2010 at 3:00pm —
My main focus when working with teachers in SMART Board pd workshops is to help facilitate the creation of lessons that increase student interactivity and collaboration in the classroom. This easily goes well for the first few hours of the workshop...
But then reality sets in, as teachers consistently ask for 'tips and tricks' that help them gain that oh-so-elusive, yet valuable commodity: TIME.
And so I decided… Continue
Added by Vanessa Cassie on June 14, 2010 at 11:40am —
One of the pre-conference workshops at the annual EUROCALL Conference in Bordeaux (8-11 September) will be an introductory session on designing language classroom activities supported by Interactive Whiteboards.…
Added by Ton Koenraad on June 12, 2010 at 5:00pm —
Is on again! http://iwbchallenge.wikispaces.com
Complete as many challenges as you can in 10 weeks.
First prize is a school subscription to StarrMatica Learning systems - interactive resources.
Join Round 1 (June - August) or Round 2 (Sept - nov)
For more information and to sign up go to the wiki, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Added by Jess McCulloch on June 8, 2010 at 11:12am —
A continuation of my mini-series on further exploring tools in the SMART Notebook Gallery, this post
takes a closer look at an often-missed tool: Word Generator:
See the full meal deal description here… Continue
Added by Vanessa Cassie on June 7, 2010 at 4:10pm —
"Getting to know your class"
Ice Breaker or Introduction to a topic- Getting to know what they know
Discussion with an elbow partner Continue
or Use Placemat…
Added by Bruce White on June 6, 2010 at 9:36am —
Title: "Technology in the classroom User Group Meetings"
* Instructional White boards
* Tips on designing effective interactive lessons
* Classroom Response Systems
* Designing effective higher order questions
* Document Cameras
* Digital Cameras
* Video cameras and student work
* Cloud Computing / Web 2.0
* Adding… Continue
Added by Bruce White on June 6, 2010 at 7:30am —