SMART Board Faculty Training


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A SMART Board training given to faculty during LHU University Days Fall 2009 by Lisa Ruscyzk. This was a basic outline.

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SMART Board Faculty Training

  1. 1. SMART Boards Training<br />Lisa Rusczyk<br />Multimedia Technician <br />Academic Technology<br /><br />
  2. 2. Why should you learn how to use a SMART Board?<br />Research study results documenting the impact of electronic whiteboards on teaching and learning <br />Teachers&apos; Perceptions Regarding the Use of the Interactive Electronic Whiteboard in Instruction Findings: Interactive and collaborative qualities of board use were regarded as important reasons for using the equipment. Full report available at Teacher Perceptions Findings: &quot;All staff who used the Whiteboard were extremely enthusiastic about the possibilities of the technology and a lot were inspired to use ICT more in their lessons and were given confidence by the fact that the Whiteboard was reliable and easy to use.&quot; Full report available at<br />What is uniquely contributed by the interactive whiteboard? In other words, what teaching and learning benefits cannot be achieved with a large display alone? Findings: &quot;The interactive whiteboard is an effective medium for teacher input to the whole class, and for reviewing the lesson. The teacher is able to present from the front, and is better positioned to observe pupils&apos; response. ... [It is ] an effective support for teacher-led group work Full report available at<br />Gains in Self-Efficacy: Using SMART Board Interactive Whiteboard Technology in Special Education Classrooms E/BD adolescent social behavior (limited study) Findings:  &quot;In the academic setting, they yielded significant increases in their self-esteem, appropriate peer relations, and overall self worth.&quot; Full report available at<br />
  3. 3. How can I use the SMART Board in my classroom?<br />Elevates Student Engagement<br />Enhances Learning<br />Decreases Difficulty of Explaining<br />Stimulates Different Learning Styles<br />Increases Long Term Information Retention<br />
  4. 4. Topics Covered<br />Orienting the Smart Board<br />Touch, Write and Save Options<br />Ink Aware for Microsoft Office <br />Using PPT software on the SMART Board<br />
  5. 5. Orienting the SMART Board<br />Press and hold the keyboard and the mouse button on the SMART Board at the same time. <br />Press the center target with your pointer finger and release. <br />
  6. 6. Touch, Write and Save Options<br />View the touch save and write options<br />
  7. 7. Ink Aware<br />Understand the 3 buttons <br />Insert drawling as image <br />Insert drawling as text <br />Add image to notebook software<br />
  8. 8. Notebook Software<br />Great for creating PDFs to link to your eCollege or eCompanion Pages<br />
  9. 9. To Download Notebook Software to your computer<br />Go to Start&gt; Computer&gt; Staffapps<br />Open the SMART 10 folder<br />Double click NotebookSoftwareSetup<br />Add the product key which is in the same folder<br />
  10. 10. Using PowerPoint<br />Use the forward and back buttons on the screen<br />Annotate your slides<br />Capture and add to notebook software with original and new writing<br />
  11. 11. Common Errors<br />Make sure you put down the marker before picking up the eraser<br />Do not use white board markers on the white board <br />Put down one marker before selecting another. <br />All items must be in the tray before using your finger as a pointer<br />When using your finger as a pointer do not touch the screen<br />Don’t stand in front of the projector<br />
  12. 12. Physics Presentation<br />SMART Board University Presentation<br />