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Improve Student Title: Handwriting worksheet large (1 of 18) 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. Title: Apr 20 8:46 AM (2 of 18) Why use an Interactive White Board? A Dozen Reasons by Dr. Mary Anne Bell http://teachers.net/gazette/JAN02/mabell.html 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 board use. 6. Onecomputer classrooms can maximize the use of limited computer access. 7. The interactive white board is an excellent tool for the constructivist educator. 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! Title: Apr 20 8:52 AM (3 of 18) http://education.smarttech.com/ste/enUS/Why+Choose/K12+Solutions/CS Research/Research/Benefits+to+Learners.htm Student Engagement # Educators can use digital resources while maintaining dynamic interaction with the entire class # 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 Learner Motivation # 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 Title: Apr 13 2:59 PM (4 of 18) Getting Started with your Smart board 1. You will need a projector, smart board, laptop computer and preferably a cart and speakers. 2. Make sure that all your equipment is connected. 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 mouse. Title: Apr 7 9:37 AM (5 of 18) Microsoft Office Applications Change handwriting into text. Change handwriting into a graphic object. Easily Make Your Own Notebook Presentations Math LessonShapes Geography LessonCountries Coaching Lesson Title: Apr 19 3:22 PM (6 of 18) Sample Ideas for your Classroom Ed compass notebook activities http://edcompass.smarttech.com/en/learning/activities/notebook.aspx Primary Resources http://www.topmarks.co.uk/interactive.aspx Premade Lesson Plans to Download http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Notebook+activities/Browse+Notebook/United+States/def ault.htm?sort=Level&search= Internet Activities for All Subject Areas http://home.att.net/~tisnancy/smartboard.html Title: Apr 7 9:42 AM (7 of 18) http://www.eduscapes.com/sessions/smartboard/#6 Language Arts http://www.eduscapes.com/sessions/smartboard/ Title: Apr 7 10:24 AM (8 of 18) Title: Apr 21 10:16 AM (9 of 18) The house is cat the in Title: Apr 21 11:19 AM (10 of 18) Diagram Sentences Title: Apr 21 11:20 AM (11 of 18) http://www.eduscapes.com/sessions/smartboard/ 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. Title: Apr 21 10:17 AM (12 of 18) Title: Apr 21 10:18 AM (13 of 18) http://www.eduscapes.com/sessions/smartboard/ Math # 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 Title: Apr 21 10:19 AM (14 of 18) Title: Apr 21 10:28 AM (15 of 18) Foil Method Title: Apr 21 11:21 AM (16 of 18) Science * Categorize (i.e., landforms, creatures) * Compare characteristics and properties (i.e., rocks/minerals, plant/animal cells, vertebrates/invertebrates) * Conduct a dissection (i.e., frog, owl pellet) * Explore science visuals and processes (i.e., cell parts, electrical circuit, life cycle, mitosis, water cycle) * 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. Title: Apr 21 10:41 AM (17 of 18) http://www.eduscapes.com/sessions/smartboard/ Social Studies # Build timelines # Categorize landforms # Compare time periods, groups, and civilizations (i.e., Mayans/Incans/Aztecs, Indian Tribes, Ancient Civilizations) # 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 and Clark) Title: Apr 21 10:42 AM (18 of 18)