I would recommend anyone to become a SMART Exemplary Educator. Check out this website for more info at http://www.smarttech.com/us/Resources/SMART+education+programs/SMART+Exemplary+Educator/SMART+Exemplary+Educator+application+process Would anyone else recommend this program or have an experience to share on its benefits?
Added by Obe Hostetter on February 21, 2012 at 10:08pm —
NEXT LEVEL INTERACTIVE PD is back and hosting two more quality SMART Board training workshops in nearby Bucks County on February 25, 2012.
Do you or your faculty need help infusing interactivity… Continue
Added by Marty Ford on February 4, 2012 at 8:03am —
So, Anymeeting.com let us down. We had so much trouble passing control to the different presenters and being able to hear them, that we lost a lot of time. Now I am looking for another platform to use. Ludmila suggested wiziq.com, which I've checked into a little. Sue offered an Elluminate meeting room from another ning, but we would be strongly encouraged to join that ning as well to use that. Bridgit has been suggested, but… Continue
Added by Matt Granger on October 5, 2011 at 9:00am —
So, I got into AnyMeeting.com, the free platform I was using for the meeting at about 7:10 to make sure I had everything set. I did and was ready. At 7:30 I was baffled as to why I was the only one there. 7:35, same thing. 7:38, I realized that, even though I had screen sharing started, I hadn't clicked the "Start Presenting" button. So, to those who tried and got the message that it wasn't available, I'm sorry. I blew it.
Once I… Continue
Added by Matt Granger on September 5, 2011 at 2:30pm —
Are you looking to maximize the potential of your expensive investment in technology?
Added by Marty Ford on August 4, 2011 at 9:17am —
On June 11th, NEXT LEVEL INTERACTIVE Professional Development will be hosting a "SMART Saturday Institute" a SMARTboard training event for Philadelphia area educators at the Buck Hotel in Bucks County, PA. Courses include:
* Beyond Fundamentals
* SMART Lesson Activity Toolkit REVEALED!
* Sights & Sounds SMART Style!
Our SMART Certified Trainers will share relevant, useful practices that can be used immediately in the classroom. Visit us… Continue
Added by Marty Ford on May 22, 2011 at 6:59pm —
Visit us this summer in Sunny Central Florida for a full week of immersive residential learning on technology integration using SMARTboards, Notebook Software, document camera's and more! Please contact me if you would like more information!Summer Institute for Technology Integration… Continue
Added by Patti Palancia on May 11, 2011 at 4:04pm —
On June 11th, NEXT LEVEL INTERACTIVE Professional Development will be hosting a "SMART Saturday Institute". If you would like improve your skills before the school year's over, then attend our local training and experienced focused, hands-on rich sessions. Courses include Fundamentals, Beyond Fundamentals, and SMART Lesson Activity Toolkit REVEALED! Our SMART Certified Trainers will share relevant, useful practices that can be used immediately in the classroom. Visit us today and register at… Continue
Added by Marty Ford on April 29, 2011 at 10:06pm —
This feature was last week'sTiny Tech Tip, but because it was such a fabulous resource for K-3 classrooms, I wanted to share the SMART Board games with everyone. Enjoy and have fun playing while learning! Continue
Primary students LOVE to learn about their world through their scientific eyes while engaged with their friend, Peep. So, join the gang and surf, click, learn, and sing all while playing…
Added by Erin Klein on April 9, 2011 at 6:57pm —
I just realized it's been waaaay too long since I updated my pseudo-blog on this website, so it's time to get back on track! I thought I'd start with a simple, but very useful post: how to find user guides for the myriad of SMART products.
Personally, I find that sometimes features change, or I don't use a particular aspect of a piece of SMART software for awhile, and when the time comes to recall how to do it, I find myself wasting valuable time playing around looking…
Added by Vanessa Cassie on March 22, 2011 at 3:22pm —
This just came across my email. Here's a link to the video
and press release
for the new SMART board
Added by Matt Granger on October 21, 2010 at 7:30am —
A bit of a disclaimer before I write this post -- I LOVE SMART Notebook software. I find it's intuitive, easy to navigate and full of potential for lessons from Kindergarten right through Grade 12.
But I sometimes feel that 'we', as educators, get a little… Continue
Added by Vanessa Cassie on July 28, 2010 at 1:16pm —
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 —
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 —
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 —
Awhile back I wrote a blog post on the announcement of the new SMART Response VE. I'm really excited about this new product, as it will enable students to take SMART Response assessments with any of their own internet-enabled devices. I can't wait to see if this is the push we need to start talking about a more open cellphone/iPod environment in schools.
to read that post (and see the pictures… Continue
Added by Vanessa Cassie on May 13, 2010 at 10:49am —
Added by Obe Hostetter on May 7, 2010 at 8:09pm —
Time to practice what I preach -- sharing files with one another. I've created a million and one sample lessons for teachers spanning K-12 and all subject areas -- including many variations on the "Magic Hat" activity.
Read the full post (including instructions on how to modify the content) here: http://sharpsav.com/blog/smart-notebook-freebie-1-magic-hat.html… Continue
Added by Vanessa Cassie on May 3, 2010 at 5:19pm —
Back to the links to my 'how to' videos on various features of the new Math Tools!
The latest one demonstrates how to convert handwriting of a math formula into text, as well as how to use the various Math actions after this conversion:http://sharpsav.com/blog/math-tools-part-iv-formula-handwriting-recognition.html
This one astounds me every time!
Added by Vanessa Cassie on April 20, 2010 at 10:00am —
Share your Notebook lessons and you could win free SMART products. See http://exchange.smarttech.com/contest.html
You have until May 31, 2010.
The more lesson activities your school submits to the SMART Exchange Content Challenge, better winning odds of SMART prizes! http://bit.ly/b3SXCB
Added by Obe Hostetter on April 14, 2010 at 9:00pm —