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The ETLab presents a series of three practical tutorials <br />that aim to help the ETLab students, staff and faculty  <br...
In this tutorial, you will learn:<br />The Smart Notebook 10 interface.<br />How to explore the Gallery Essentials.<br />H...
When you download Smart Notebook Software 10<br />you will see an icon like this one on either side of  your desktop<br />
When you click on it, <br />you open up a floating tool bar<br />Click here and it will hide again <br />
To move it to the other side of the Desktop,<br />click here and drag it. <br />
Place the floating bar at a convenient side for you, <br />if you have too many icons in your Desktop <br />it may be conf...
To open the Smart Notebook Software <br />and start working, click on the Gallery Icon.<br />
This is the Smart Notebook Software 10 Interface<br />Notice the Gallery <br />is on your right<br />
This is the Smart Notebook Software 10 Interface<br />It could be <br />on your left<br />To change side, <br />just click...
The tool bar can also be on the top <br />To change side, <br />just click on these<br /> little arrows<br />Or at the bot...
Let’s take a look at the interface<br />
The first nine buttons are pretty intuitive, <br />we are not going to talk about them.<br />
This is a screen that covers whatever picture <br />or text you have in this work window <br />and you can reveal parts of...
This  one shows full screen, hiding the Gallery Icons.<br />
This one shows two pages at a time <br />
This one is used for screen capture.<br />You can capture:<br /><ul><li> parts of an object,
 the entire object ,
 the window
 the whole screen</li></li></ul><li>The screen captures <br />are saved in a different page<br />
This is a kind of webcam. <br />requires a Smart Document Camera.<br />
The table tool and the pens are part of the tutorial <br />on the main functions of the SmartBoardTM:<br /><ul><li>  If yo...
Click on each picture in the circle to see what you<br />will be able to do when using these tools.<br />
Take your time<br />and play a little bit <br />with these pens<br />
1<br />2<br />4<br />5<br />6<br />7<br />3<br />        These icons are also very intuitive:<br />Select <br /> Eraser<br...
1<br />Shows all pages<br />Launches the  and Gallery <br />Inserts files and hyperlinks, <br />     click on insert at th...
Let’s explore the Gallery Essentials.<br /> This is where you will find thousands of: <br /><ul><li>Pictures
Interactive multimedia activities
Notebook files and Pages
 Ten different Categories of folders</li></ul>   with lots of sub folders full of  <br />   very rich and colorful materia...
The 1st  subfolder in the Gallery Essentials, <br />Administration and Evaluation, <br />is actually a tools folder. <br /...
You can search pictures by <br />Gallery Category<br />
You can use the Search tool<br />
Let’s Take a look at the Lesson Activity Toolkit 2.0<br />This tool helps you create engaging interactive multimedia instr...
  Special effects
  Flash files
  Pictures
  Themes
  Action buttons to create, not only </li></ul>   interesting, but effective instructional materials.<br />
Each Toolkit folder has several sub folders containing pictures, interactive multimedia activities and Notebook pages that...
The Activities folder contains templates <br />of ready-made pages that you can use.<br />You can keep the same special ef...
The Pages Folder is divided into categories <br />by the special effects and layout they contain<br />Hot Spot<br />Catego...
All activities have an “Edit” button, <br />Click on it and open the editing page.<br />
Edit the activity, click OK and save your activity<br />You can also set a password  to secure your activity, <br />especi...
If you are not sure how to edit the template <br />just by looking at the blank template, <br />click on the Examples Fold...
1<br />2<br />Some activities in the Examples Folder have:<br />Click to revel explanations or guides <br />Pull-out tags<...
It is a good idea to study the Examples <br />before editing the template activities.<br />
The Games Folder has board and card game templates. <br />Most of the dices, cards and other tools for playing those games...
When you Edit the template<br />the puzzle automatically <br />Changes form<br />to fit your new words. <br />
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  1. 1. The ETLab presents a series of three practical tutorials <br />that aim to help the ETLab students, staff and faculty <br />to familirize with the SmartBoardTM environment, <br />making use of the Smart Notebook Software 10 to download, <br />edit or create interactive multimedia activities for their classes.<br />
  2. 2. In this tutorial, you will learn:<br />The Smart Notebook 10 interface.<br />How to explore the Gallery Essentials.<br />How to explore the Lesson Toolkit 2.0 folders and contents.<br />How to find the necessary tools, buttons and effects<br /> to create your own interactive multimedia activities.<br />Where to go for further training.<br />
  3. 3. When you download Smart Notebook Software 10<br />you will see an icon like this one on either side of your desktop<br />
  4. 4. When you click on it, <br />you open up a floating tool bar<br />Click here and it will hide again <br />
  5. 5. To move it to the other side of the Desktop,<br />click here and drag it. <br />
  6. 6. Place the floating bar at a convenient side for you, <br />if you have too many icons in your Desktop <br />it may be confusing to have it on the left side.<br />
  7. 7. To open the Smart Notebook Software <br />and start working, click on the Gallery Icon.<br />
  8. 8. This is the Smart Notebook Software 10 Interface<br />Notice the Gallery <br />is on your right<br />
  9. 9. This is the Smart Notebook Software 10 Interface<br />It could be <br />on your left<br />To change side, <br />just click on these<br /> little arrows<br />
  10. 10. The tool bar can also be on the top <br />To change side, <br />just click on these<br /> little arrows<br />Or at the bottom of your window<br />
  11. 11. Let’s take a look at the interface<br />
  12. 12. The first nine buttons are pretty intuitive, <br />we are not going to talk about them.<br />
  13. 13. This is a screen that covers whatever picture <br />or text you have in this work window <br />and you can reveal parts of the content <br />by moving the screen in all directions, as you wish.<br />
  14. 14. This one shows full screen, hiding the Gallery Icons.<br />
  15. 15. This one shows two pages at a time <br />
  16. 16. This one is used for screen capture.<br />You can capture:<br /><ul><li> parts of an object,
  17. 17. the entire object ,
  18. 18. the window
  19. 19. the whole screen</li></li></ul><li>The screen captures <br />are saved in a different page<br />
  20. 20. This is a kind of webcam. <br />requires a Smart Document Camera.<br />
  21. 21. The table tool and the pens are part of the tutorial <br />on the main functions of the SmartBoardTM:<br /><ul><li> If you have gone through that tutorial,</li></ul>you now know how to use them. <br /><ul><li> If you have not, </li></ul> I invite you to watch these instructional videos.<br />
  22. 22. Click on each picture in the circle to see what you<br />will be able to do when using these tools.<br />
  23. 23. Take your time<br />and play a little bit <br />with these pens<br />
  24. 24. 1<br />2<br />4<br />5<br />6<br />7<br />3<br /> These icons are also very intuitive:<br />Select <br /> Eraser<br />Lines<br />Basic geometric shapes<br />Color<br />Text<br />Fill effects<br />
  25. 25. 1<br />Shows all pages<br />Launches the and Gallery <br />Inserts files and hyperlinks, <br /> click on insert at the bottom <br /> and open the insert window<br />4. Fill effects<br />Floating bar changes side<br />Switch between previous or next pages<br />Add a new page<br />Delete a page<br />2<br />3<br />4<br />5<br />6<br />7<br />3<br />8<br />
  26. 26. Let’s explore the Gallery Essentials.<br /> This is where you will find thousands of: <br /><ul><li>Pictures
  27. 27. Interactive multimedia activities
  28. 28. Notebook files and Pages
  29. 29. Ten different Categories of folders</li></ul> with lots of sub folders full of <br /> very rich and colorful material<br />
  30. 30. The 1st subfolder in the Gallery Essentials, <br />Administration and Evaluation, <br />is actually a tools folder. <br />It has 4 subfolders with themes, <br />buttons, backgrounds. <br />lots of flash files with sound <br />and animation.<br />
  31. 31. You can search pictures by <br />Gallery Category<br />
  32. 32. You can use the Search tool<br />
  33. 33. Let’s Take a look at the Lesson Activity Toolkit 2.0<br />This tool helps you create engaging interactive multimedia instructional materials for your classes in an easy and enjoyable way.<br />In the Toolkit subfolders you will find:<br /><ul><li> Templates
  34. 34. Special effects
  35. 35. Flash files
  36. 36. Pictures
  37. 37. Themes
  38. 38. Action buttons to create, not only </li></ul> interesting, but effective instructional materials.<br />
  39. 39. Each Toolkit folder has several sub folders containing pictures, interactive multimedia activities and Notebook pages that <br />you can use to create your activities. <br />
  40. 40. The Activities folder contains templates <br />of ready-made pages that you can use.<br />You can keep the same special effects <br />but edit the content to create your own activity<br />
  41. 41. The Pages Folder is divided into categories <br />by the special effects and layout they contain<br />Hot Spot<br />Category Sort<br />Time Line<br />Sentence Arrange<br />Multiple Choice<br />
  42. 42. All activities have an “Edit” button, <br />Click on it and open the editing page.<br />
  43. 43. Edit the activity, click OK and save your activity<br />You can also set a password to secure your activity, <br />especially useful if the activity involves students’ manipulation <br />of if you need to leave the Smart Board unattended for a while.<br />
  44. 44. If you are not sure how to edit the template <br />just by looking at the blank template, <br />click on the Examples Folder, bellow the Activities Folder<br /> look for the same activity among the thumbnails and click on it.<br /> A completed sample activity will open up for you. <br />
  45. 45. 1<br />2<br />Some activities in the Examples Folder have:<br />Click to revel explanations or guides <br />Pull-out tags<br />Locks (locks the picture or tool in the same place)<br />Video tutorials (especially if there are <br /> special effects or Flash files included).<br />3<br />4<br />
  46. 46. It is a good idea to study the Examples <br />before editing the template activities.<br />
  47. 47. The Games Folder has board and card game templates. <br />Most of the dices, cards and other tools for playing those games <br />are animated: They have movement and sound <br />and they are ready to use, just edit the content. <br />Sudoku<br />
  48. 48. When you Edit the template<br />the puzzle automatically <br />Changes form<br />to fit your new words. <br />
  49. 49. The Graphics Folder has ready-to-use and pull-out note tags, <br />signs, rectangles and bars.<br />
  50. 50. 1<br />2<br />3<br />Rotates the picture or tool<br />Opens a menu with clone, save, order, <br /> lock and unlock, and many other important commands.<br />3. Resizes the picture or tool.<br />
  51. 51. In the menu that opens when you click this arrow, <br />there is a very important tool: Set Transparency.<br />Click the area you want to disappear and click OK<br />
  52. 52. The Pages Folder has three subfolders with ready-made pages <br />that you can use and reuse again always keeping the same consistency.<br />
  53. 53. The tools folder contains interactive Multimedia flash files <br />with special effects for your activities<br />Question flipper: Question on one side and answer on the other side<br />Voting Machine, <br />the numbers go <br />up or down<br />Click to reveal text, click again to auto hide<br />Scrolling text banner<br />
  54. 54. You have all the information you need <br />to start creating your own <br />Interactive Multimedia Activities!<br />
  55. 55. Suggested hands-on activity<br />Suggested Strategy<br />To foster community building, inquiry learning, higher order thinking<br /> and develop research skills, you can ask the students, in small groups, <br /> to research online for:<br /><ul><li> The names of the planets.
  56. 56. Their position around the sun (the closest to the farthest from the sun)
  57. 57. A short description of the planet that will help them identify each planet </li></ul> by looking at it.<br />
  58. 58. Suggested hands-on activity<br />This is what your could look like<br />
  59. 59. Smart Notebook Education is a life long learning process. <br />It is the combination of a very rich equipment with always evolving software.<br />Here is where you can go for more opportunities to learn: <br />www.Smarttech.com<br />2. http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-us/<br />Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/Notebook+activities/<br />3. You tube<br />Your feedback is highly appreciated: www.elzahsc@vt.edu<br />
  60. 60. The information, screen captures and videos in this tutorial <br />were taken from the Smart Technologies webpage at <br />www.smarttech.com.<br />
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