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What is a Smart Board?
A Smart Board is a presentation
device that interfaces with a
computer. The computer images
are displayed by a projector and
can be controlled on the board.
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Why use an Interactive White
Board? A Dozen Reasons by Dr.
Mary Anne Bell
1. The interactive white board is great for demonstrations.
2. The interactive white board is a colorful tool.
3. The board can accommodate different learning styles.
4. All ages of students respond favorably to board use.
5. Distance learning is an excellent setting for interactive white
6. Onecomputer classrooms can maximize the use of limited
7. The interactive white board is an excellent tool for the
8. The boards are clean and attractive tools.
9. Students with limited motor skills can enjoy board use.
10. It is interactive.
11. It can interface well with other peripherals.
12. The board is great for meetings or lessons where the participants
need printed copies of the proceedings.
13. It is a kid magnet!
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# Educators can use digital resources while maintaining dynamic interaction with the entire
# Interactive white boards allow computerbased learning without isolating students in front
of individual computer screens
# Their large, visible workspace encourages a higher level of student interaction in both
teacherdirected and groupbased exchanges
# Intrinsically motivated learners enjoy demonstrating their knowledge on the interactive
white board as a means of showcasing individual achievement
# Extrinsically motivated learners are enticed by the “wow factor” and are motivated by the
enjoyment of using the technology
# Interactive white boards are dynamic and compete successfully with student’s favorite
consumer technologies (e.g., games, cell phones, MP players), helping keep students focused
and on task
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Getting Started with your Smart board
1. You will need a projector, smart board,
laptop computer and preferably a cart and
2. Make sure that all your equipment is
3. Orient your smart board. You can do this
two ways. First by using the tool bar or second
the easiest hold down the two buttons on your
smart board tray.
4. Get started by using your finger as your
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Microsoft Office Applications
Change handwriting into text.
Change handwriting into a graphic object.
Easily Make Your Own Notebook
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Sample Ideas for your
Ed compass notebook
Premade Lesson Plans to Download
Internet Activities for All Subject
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The house is
cat the in
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Applied and Fine Arts
# Analyze works of art
# Compare techniques
# Demonstrate drawing techniques
# Explore famous artists
# Create art as a group
# Examine sculpture and masks
# Explore a school mural at Ambleside Primary School.
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# Use Froogle to locate prices for activities
# Build graphs
# Create number lines
# Explore area and perimeter
# Explore shapes and patterns
# Explore Pythagoras
# Make change
# Sort objects
# Telling time
# Work with math manipulatives and patterns
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* Categorize (i.e., landforms, creatures)
* Compare characteristics and properties (i.e., rocks/minerals, plant/animal cells,
* Conduct a dissection (i.e., frog, owl pellet)
* Explore science visuals and processes (i.e., cell parts, electrical circuit, life cycle, mitosis,
* BBC Games
* Explore solar system
* Go on virtual field trips
* Label parts of plants and animals (i.e., skeletons)
* Records science data (i.e., atmospheric pressure, wind, temperature, humidity, clouds).
Write questions for an online expert
* Trace plagues, spread of fires, and other movement.
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# Build timelines
# Categorize landforms
# Compare time periods, groups, and civilizations (i.e., Mayans/Incans/Aztecs, Indian Tribes,
# Compare political parties
# Compare the clothing of rich and poor in specific time periods (i.e.,Victorian times). What
would it be like to wear these clothes? How would they feel?
# Distinguish laws, interpretation of law, and enforcement of law
# Examine primary resource materials such as historic documents and maps
# Label maps
# Identify branches of government, states vs national government, types of governments
# Show development of cities, movement of people (i.e., immigration), developments of
products (i.e., transcontinental railroad, food from farm to city)
# Take virtual field trips
# Trace the movement of people (i.e., authors, characters in story, movement of troops, Lewis
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