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  • 1. Innovative uses of smart boards in the classroom Lathania Angui ED480-01 Mr. John Jenkins NMC-SOE March 21, 2008
  • 2. What are smart boards?
    • SMART Boards (SMART-Technologies, 2003) are a brand of interactive whiteboards.
    • Simply speaking it can be described as a whiteboard displaying the image from the computer monitor with the surface operating as a giant touch screen.
  • 3. SMART Board
    • Enables the teacher and/or student to perform a range of functions.
      • The user can
        • Write on the interactive whiteboard's large touch-sensitive surface with the electronic pen, drag and drop images or text
        • Interact in many ways such as pressing icons to hear pre-recorded sounds
        • Engage with educational multimedia activities
        • Watch simulations and view graphics
        • Capture text or areas of screen and annotate with the pen
        • Save notes, drawing s or annotation for future use.
  • 4. How it works
  • 5. How it looks like in the classroom
  • 6. Interactive uses in the classroom
    • Save lessons to present to students who were absent
    • 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 hoe to burn a 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
    • Digital storytelling
    • Teach whole group computer or keyboarding skills
    • Brainstorming
    • Take notes directly into PowerPoint presentations
  • 7. Continuation…
    • Reinforce skills by using on-line interactive web sites
    • Creating a project calendar
    • Teach editing skills using editing marks
    • Use in the 6 trait writing process
    • Use highlighter tool to highlight nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc.
    • Use it with Kidspiration or Inspiration
    • Teaching students how to navigate the Internet
    • Illustrate and write a book as a class. Use the record feature to narrate the text.
    • Use the Interwrite software to create lessons in advance at home or at school. Then save them for future use or to be shared with other teachers
    • Diagramming activities
    • Teaching steps to a math problem.
    • Have students share projects during Parent/Teacher/Student conferences
    • Graphics and charts with ESL learners and special ed students.
    • Teaching vocabulary
    • Electronic Word Wall
    • End each day by having students write one thing that they learned
  • 8. Benefits
    • The interactive electronic whiteboard is great for demonstrations....
    • The interactive electronic whiteboard is a colorful tool. Research indicates that students respond to displays where color is employed...
    • The board can accommodate different learning styles...
    • All ages of students respond favorably to board use...
    • Distance learning is an excellent setting for interactive whiteboard use...
    • One-computer classrooms can maximize the use of limited computer access...
    • The interactive whiteboard is an excellent tool for the constructivist educator...
    • The boards are clean and attractive tools...
    • Students with limited motor skills can enjoy board use...
    • It is interactive...
    • It can interface well with other peripherals....
    • It is a kid magnet! ...
  • 9.  
  • 10. Tutorials
    • SMART Tech Home Page
  • 11. Lesson Plans with Smart boards
    • interactivewhiteboards /
  • 12. Resources
    • SMART Tech Home Page
    • http://library. uchc . edu / departm / cec /flash/ sb _main.html
    • interactivewhiteboards /
    • http:// eduscapes .com/sessions/ smartboard /
    • smarttech .com/ ste /en-US/Ed+Resource/
    • http://www. wacona .com/ smartboard / smartboard .html
    • http://www. waukesha .k12. wi .us/WIT/ SmartBoard / specificapps . htm
  • 13. In conclusion
    • Smart-Boards are interactive and hold the attention of students. Teachers are able to obtain Smart-Board lessons. Having students have a visual, listen to the teacher and interact with the board and one another is an improvement in the way a teacher presents information.