Smartboard Tutorial by hedongchenchen



 By: Darcy Cunningham
    Shana Theobald
      Julie Voelker
   What is a Smartboard?
It is an interactive whiteboard that is
connected to a computer and a data
projector (Womack, M. 2007).
Smartboards help make computer-based
teaching and learning easier, more dynamic
and more interactive. The primary purpose of
adding technology, such as Smartboards, to
schools is to support, sustain and improve
Benefits of Using Smartboards
 The board is highly interactive, which attracts
 kids to it.
 Great for doing lessons where students need
 printed copies of the discussions.
 The board can interface well with other
 Students with limited motor skills can enjoy
 board use.
         Benefits cont’d…
The Smartboard is a clean and attractive tool.
The entire class can use and access the
Smartboard when computers are limited.
 Students of all ages react positively to using
Smart board.
The Smartboard accommodates different
learning styles.
The Smartboard is great for demonstrations.
  Smartboard Accessories
Interactive whiteboard (Smartboard)
Computer (desktop or laptop)
Digital projector
Smartboard software
Notebook software
   Starting the Smartboard
Plug computer cart cord into wall.
Plug internet cord(blue) into tower and wall.
Plug black cord from computer tower into black
connector on lower right hand side of Smartboard.
Turn computer tower on.
Turn projector power on by switching black button in
Press on/standby button(green) on top of projector.
Log in under your name.
Click on Smartboard tools icon on the desktop.
         (Click icon to view video.)
 Starting Smartboard Cont’d
On notebook toolbar click on the control
Click Orient/Align and press the red plus signs on
Smartboard screen with your finger. You will press
nine plus signs.    (Click icon to view video.)
Close out of the control panel.
Click on Smart notebook (1st Icon on Smartboard
Click File-Open-Double click on document you want
to open in notebook to use.
         Recording Feature on the
Open Smartboard tools.
Open activity/lesson from file you want to record.
Click file you want to open. (This could be found in H:drive or
Open Smart recorder (2nd icon down on tool bar).
Press red dot on Smart recorder.(Dot will not be red on this
video)     (Click icon to view video.)
Do activity, when finished click the square stop
button on Smart recorder.
Save as screen pops up…name file and save where
you want
Click ok.
      Viewing Recorded Files
Open Windows Media Player or Real Player
Click on Media Library- on left menu bar.
Click on green Add icon.
Click-By Searching Computer.
Search on: H:drive.
Click Search.
Click Close.
Open video file you want to view. (Make sure All Video is
selected in left hand column)
    (Click icon to view video.)
Ways to Use in the Classroom
Make or find interactive worksheets/websites
Learning Center
View PowerPoint presentations
Group Internet searches
Daily Oral Language-highlighter tool to
highlight parts of speech…
Demonstrations       (Click icon to view example video.)
What do I use to clean the board?
  Windex, water, Expo Dry Erase Cleanser
What do I do if my Smartboard is not
  If there isn’t a light? Make sure cords are
  securely connected.
  Is the light red? Go to Smartboard Icon
  select “Connect” then “Detect Smartboard
  Hardware”. Then the light should turn
         FAQ’s Cont’d
I can’t orient my Smartboard or
the button is grayed out.
 Make sure cables are connected to
 computer and Smartboard. Restart
 Things You Need to Know
Smartboard tutorial can be found on T:Drive.
Smartboard activities, templates and other
resources can be found on the T:Drive under
network drives.
If you have any questions on Smartboards
feel free to contact:
  Darcy Cunningham
  Shana Theobald
  Julie Voelker

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