Making SMARTboard Fun! By: Michelle Altamirano Patricia Frausto
Introduction • SMART Board can be used to make your lesson more interactive by involving students. • SMART Board is an extension of your computer. • It can be used to introduce the internet, play educational videos, create thinking maps, charts, etc.
Set-up • Connect laptop to projector. Connect SMART Board to laptop. Plug projector to an outlet. • Fn F8 to project image on SMART Board • Go to Start – All Programs – SMART Board Software – Orient • You may begin.
Set-up instructions More useful tips on how to set up the SMART Board http://www.kenton.k12.ky.us/SmartBoard/SMARTBoardinfo.pdf
SMART Notebook Software http://www2.smarttech.com/st/en-US/Support/Downloads/SBS/Windows/SBSv97Win.htm
Ways to use your SMARTBoard™ in your classroomhttp://www.bristolvaschools.org/mwarren/SBActivities.htm • Digital storytelling • Brainstorm • Take notes directly into PowerPoint presentations • Reinforce skills by using on-line interactive web sites • Create a project calendar • Teach editing skills using editing marks • Use highlighter tool to highlight nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc. • Use it with Kidspiration or Inspiration • Teach students how to navigate the Internet • Illustrate and write a book as a class. Use the record feature to narrate the text.
Continued… • Diagram activities • Teach steps to a math problem. • Have students share projects during Parent/Teacher/Student conferences • Graphics and charts with ESL learners and special ed students. • Teach vocabulary • Electronic Word Wall • End each day by having students write one thing that they learned • Save lessons to present to students who were absent
Continued… • Create video files to teach a software application, a lesson, or as a review to be posted to the server or web. Example: How to create a graph in Excel or how to burn projects to CDs • Use the built in maps to teach continents, oceans, countries, or states and capitals. • Present presentations created by student or teacher • Have students create e-folios including samples of their work and narration
Creating something on Notebook Let’s practice…
Thinking Maps • You can use thinking maps on the SMART Board.
Math: Graphing http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_190_g_1_t_1.html?from=grade_g_1.html
Math: Graphing cont’d Which apple do you like the most?
Math: Graphing cont’d Which animal from Yellowstone do you like the most?
Math: Counting How many buses go here?
Math: Patterns What comes next?
Science: Solid, Liquid, Gas Using SMART-created lesson activities… http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Notebook+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United+States/Elementary/4-6/Science/Solids+liquids+and+gases.htm
Science: Seasons Using a tree map. Next slide…
Las Cuatro Estaciones Otono Invierno Primavera Verano
Language Arts: Santa’s New Suit Next slide…
Social Studies: Maps Next slide…
Websites/Resources • http://smarttech.com • http://www.kenton.k12.ky.us/SmartBoard/smartboardindex.htm Lesson Activities: • http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Notebook+Activities/Browse+Notebook/United+States/ • www.juliethompson.com/SMART.html • www.topmarks.co.uk/interactive.aspx?s=literacy&a=f • Math: http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/grade_g_1.html • www.bristolvaschools.org/mwarren/SBActivities.htm
Websites/Resources Picture Sources: • www.freefoto.com • http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/clipart/default.aspx
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