What else can I do with the Smart Board in the Classroom?

Smart Board Resources



Created by,
Sally Stratton
Brent Howard


Curriculum Info  Meet the Authors


Centennial Middle School, 6th grade, January 17, 2006


Introduction

Teachers are integrating Smart Board technology into all facets of the classroom and there is a content search for more ready-made Notebooks and devices that are compatible with this hardware and software. This isn't a complete list, however please feel free to contact me at any time to add something new to this list. Many more websites and activities can be found by entering "Smart Board" into your search engine.

Flash Movies
    •BrainPOP Flash Movies
BrainPOP produces educational animated movies for grades K–12. The movies present concepts in a narrative and visual style that is accessible and entertaining to both children and adults
Arts
    •Notebook Collections for Art class
Filter list by sub-category: Design and Music
Educator Resources
    •Concept Mapping Software: SMART Ideas software lesson activities
Connect with your students! Curriculum-based examples showcase how teachers and students connect ideas, organize concepts and plan projects. Ideas and their relationships are represented in a clear, graphical way using SMART Ideas concept-mapping software.
    •Notebook software Lesson Activities
Download these interactive lesson activities to help you get started with your SMART Board or Sympodium product.
    •SMARTer Kids Foundation
The SMARTer Kids Foundation is a private organization that provides opportunities for students and teachers to learn new skills and grow in self-confidence by placing technology, Grants and programs at their service. The Foundation helps equip classrooms with technology products and generates practical research on the impact and effectiveness of technology in the classroom. The challenges and opportunities that teachers and students face in accessing and using technology drive us to ensure our efforts make a difference in education. K–12
English and Language Arts
    •Language Arts Lessons and Activities from SMARTer Kids Foundation
    •Notebook Collection for English and Language Arts
Filter list by sub-category: Fairy tales Nursery rhymes Paper backgrounds Printing Grammar Poetry Spelling Storytelling
Geography
    •Notebook Collection for Geography
Filter list by sub-category: Flags Maps Landscape
History
    •Notebook Collection for History
Filter list by sub-category: Europe, North America, World
    •Social Studies Lessons and Activities from the SMARTer Kids Foundation
Math
    • Notebook Collections Mathematics
Prepared Notebooks that are ready to use with Smart Board software.Filter list by sub-category: Currency Number concepts and operations Patterns and relations Shapes Space and measure Statistics and probability Paper Backgrounds and Tools Symbols
    • Shape Explorer
This applet allow the user to test his or her skill at calculating the area and perimeter of a given figure. The user is given a random figure and allowed to enter a value for the area and perimeter. The applet then informs the user whether or not the values are correct. The user may continue guessing until the answers are correct.
    •Area Explorer
This activity allows the user to test his or her skill at calculating the area of a random shape. The user is given a random figure and allowed to enter a value for the area. The applet then informs the user whether or not the answer is correct. The user may continue trying until the answer is correct.
    •Mathematics Activities from SMARTer Kids Foundation
    •What is the Arithmetic Quiz Activity?
This activity allows a student to practice his or her arithmetic with whole numbers and integers. The student can choose to answer problems involving whole number and integer addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. The student can also choose the difficulty level and the amount of time available to solve each problem.
    •What is the Maze Game Activity?
This activity allows the user to practice their point plotting skills by having them move a robot through a mine field to a target location. Moves are accomplished by specifying the coordinates of the new location. In order to win, the path must not cross a mine.
    •What's New Interactive for Math
Interactivate is always changing to meet the needs of its users. Whether it is adding more activities or putting in more features for better navigaton in the site, we're always striving to make the site more useful, educational, and user friendly.
Math and Science
    •Project Interactivate
The materials for project interactivate fall into three main categories: activities, discussions, and lessons. There are additional support materials in the form of an overview of the goals of the project, a dictionary, standards for middle school mathematics, and hyperlinked tables of contents for several middle school math texts.
Music
    •Finale Notepad Music Notation Software
Finale Notepad Music Notation Software Finale Notepad 2005 software is a free music education application from MakeMusic! Inc. When used with a SMART Board interactive whiteboard, this software brings students to the front of the class to experiment with and control their music. Students can * Compose, print and play music * Choose instruments or voices to perform music * Select musical notations and arrange them on music sheets * Print musical scores * Publish scores on the Web * Enter lyrics to go with your music
People and Culture
    •Notebook Collection for People and Culture
Filter list by sub-category: Everyday things, Fancy paper backgrounds, Health, Holidays, People, Religion, Seasons, Special events
Science and Technology
    •Notebook Collection for Science and Technology
Filter list by sub-category: Animals, Astronomy and space, Biolog,y Chemistry, Earth sciences, Physics, Transportation, Technology,
Smart Board software
    •Notebook Collections for Math
Prepared and ready to use Smart Board Notebooks on mathematics.
    •Number Cruncher Software download and guide
Number Cruncher software is a free application to help students improve their arithmetic skills. Specifically created for the interactive capabilities of SMART Board interactive whiteboards, this software helps make learning fun and engaging. Teachers can * Choose addition, subtraction, multiplication or division questions * Set the level of difficulty * Get automatic feedback on students’ answers * Incorporate fractions and decimals for more advanced learning * Enable students to use interactive images to find the correct answer
    •Speller Software Download
Speller software 2.0 is a free application to help students improve their literacy skills. Specifically created for the interactive capabilities of SMART Board interactive whiteboards, this software helps make learning fun and engaging. Students and teachers can
Special Needs
    •Notebook Collection for Special Needs
Filter list by sub-category: Emotions, Sign Language
Sport and Recreation
    •Notebook Collection for Sport and Recreation
Filter list by sub-category: Games, Sports


Last updated: February 03 2006, 9:05 am
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