Creating Lessons on the Interactive Whiteboards- SMART


Objectives:

· Recognize the various Smart software tools and components
· Identify the advantages of integrating this tool in the curriculum
· Review, analyze, and respond to a lesson that uses the Smart software and hardware
· Begin creating a lesson that incorporates the Smart system into the classroom

Overcoming Barriers

Creating Your Own Lessons

Select HELP in the SMART Notebook software
Teacher mentors
Information technology (IT) contact in school
Student technology experts
Continue to ”play” with the software at home on your own computer

Consider beginning from an existing SMART lesson: SMART Exchange
Build in opportunities for interaction into the lesson
Seek out advice from building experts
Revisit the tutorials available at the SMART Web site: There are dozens of short video tutorials

Resources:

Wiki: http://colemancountyinstitute.wikispaces.com/
SMART Exchange http://www.exchange.smarttech.com/index.html#tab=0
SMARTTech website for Educators http://education.smarttech.com/
SMARTTech Training http://smarttech.com/trainingcenter/