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Smartboard Manual

  1. 1. Advanced SMART Board Tools Manual New York City Department of Education Queens Office of Educational Technology
  2. 2. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Special Thanks To Those Who Made SMART Board Tools Manual Possible Winnie Bracco, Technology Innovation Manager Phyllis Berkowitz, Instructional Technology Specialist Wayne Demacque, Instructional Technology Technician Kelly Gallagher, Instructional Technology Specialist Richard Gross, Instructional Technology Specialist Kin Fung Leung, Instructional Technology Technician Frances Newsom-Lang, Instructional Technology Specialist Frances O’Neill, Instructional Technology Specialist Ellen Phillips, Instructional Technology Specialist Kathleen Roberts, Instructional Technology Specialist Robert Sweeney, Instructional Technology Specialist Michael Swirsky, Instructional Technology Specialist Special thanks to: Frances O’Neill for compiling the screen shots and descriptions Melinda C. Willens for editing the manual 2
  3. 3. Table of Contents Topic Page Creating a New Notebook File or Opening and 4 Existing Notebook File Using the Recording Feature 5 Using the Camera Tool 8 Inserting Images 10 Inserting Sound 11 Inserting a Hypertext Link 12 Handwriting Recognition Tool 14 Using the Handwriting Tool with Speech 15 Using the Translation Tool 17 Saving Your Notebook File as a PowerPoint 18 Presentation 3
  4. 4. Creating a New Notebook File or Opening an Existing Notebook File 1. Click the Smartboard icon on your desktop Click on the Notebook Icon 2. You will see a dialogue box a. Choose one of the first two options – “New” or “Open” Click on New or Open 3. Either “Open” a previously saved flip chart or open a “New” Notebook File New or Open 4
  5. 5. Using the Recording Feature 1. To create a New Notebook file click on the “Smart Notebook” Icon on your desktop Smart Notebook 2. Click “View> Properties” a. Properties Options will open 5
  6. 6. Using the Recording Feature – Continued 3. Click on the “Page Recording” tab 4. Click the “Start Recording” button and begin your lesson a. If you are connected to a headset with a microphone, “Page Recording” will not only record the pen and other actions you do it will also record your voice Start Recording 6
  7. 7. Using the Recording Feature – Continued 5. When completed click “Stop Recording” 6. A recorder will appear a. To start, click the “Play” button b. Your presentation will play as a movie P L A Y Recorder 7. When finished click the “Stop” button S T O P 7
  8. 8. Using the Camera Tool 1. First click the “Camera” icon on the toolbar Camera Tool 2. There are four camera options a. Choose part of a page and copy it b. Take a camera shot of the whole page but not the tool bar Whole Page 8
  9. 9. Using the Camera Tool – Continued c. Take a camera shot of the whole page with the view finder and toolbar Whole Page+Toolbar d. Take a camera shot of a free form that was traced using the tool Free Form Tool 9
  10. 10. Inserting Images 1. Click “Insert” 2. You have four (4) choices: a. Picture File – browse for an image saved on your computer Choose a file and click on it b. Picture from Scanner – choose an image saved on a scanner attached to your computer. Choose Scanned Picture c. Picture from Smart Camera – choose an image saved on the Smart Document Camera attached to your computer d. Gallery Item . 10
  11. 11. Inserting Sound 1. Click “Insert> Sound” a. Browse for a sound clip saved on your computer Browse Choose Click 2. After browsing for a sound choose how to launch the sound a. Sound can be launched by a “Corner Icon” or an “Object” i. It is set to “Corner Icon” by default Corner Speaker Icon b. The name of the sound will appear in the left-hand top corner c. To launch the sound click on the icon i. Drag it anywhere on the flip chart d. Choosing “Object” will attach the sound to an object in the notebook file i. A speaker icon will appear 11
  12. 12. Inserting a Hypertext Link 1. Choose a word or an object to insert a hypertext link to by simply selecting it a. a box with a drop down arrow in the top right hand side will surround the image Drop Down Arrow Select an Object 2. Either: a. Click the arrow in the right hand corner and then “Link” or b. Click “Insert” and then “Link” 12
  13. 13. Inserting a Hypertext Link – Continued 3. Type the website’s URL in the address box Type the web address 4. Choose either website on the left hand side Click Web Page 5. Link to another page in the notebook file a. save on your computer or an attachment 13
  14. 14. Handwriting Recognition Tool 1. Select the pen tool 2. Write something Pen Tool 3. Select the word you typed a. a box with a drop down arrow in the top right hand side will surround the word Drop Down Arrow b. Click the drop down arrow i. There will be a list of words to choose from c. Choose one and it will become typed text Choose the word you typed 14
  15. 15. Using the Handwriting Tool with Speech 1. Select the keyboard icon on the floating tool bar Keyboard Icon Keyboard will appear 2. Pay attention to the settings a. Select “Speech” found in Keyboard Settings Click the radio dial in the center – “Speech” 15
  16. 16. Using the Handwriting Tool with Speech – Continued 3. Use the pen to write a word 4. The word will become text and be read out loud 5. A text box will appear with the word typed Textbox appears 16
  17. 17. Using the Translation Tool 1. Type text and select it 2. Right Click on the text a. Choose “Check Spelling and Language” i. A dialogue box will open ii. Choose a language 3. In the example below German is chosen a. Translations are provided for the highlighted word 17
  18. 18. Saving Your Notebook File as a PowerPoint Presentation 1. To create a Notebook file a. Click on File> Save As> and then Save b. Click on File> Export i. Choose Power Point file 2. By default the file will save in “My Documents” a. As an option, the presentation can be saved in PowerPoint 18