SMART Boards and SMART Notebook software are available in various elementary school classrooms throughout the district. All fourth and fifth grade classrooms in the district have a wall mounted SMART Board with projector and document camera. A SMART Board allows for teachers and students to control computer applications and websites with the touch of a finger or pen. The SMART Notebook software allows teachers to create interactive lessons that students can manipulate by touch or pen.
SMART Board Resources:
Introduction to the SMART Board Interactive Whiteboard - Online Webinar - 18 minute introduction to using the SMART Board
SMART Board interactive whiteboard accessibility – video - This short YouTube video showcases a couple of different ways that you and your students can interact with your SMART Board interactive whiteboard.
Troubleshooting Your 600 Series SMART Board - Please take a look at this resource if you are having issues with your SMART Board.
SMART Notebook Software Resources:
SMART Exchange - View and download hundreds of SMART Notebook lessons created by teachers. You can search for lessons by grade level, content area and curriculum standard. Lessons can be edited to meet the needs of your particular classroom.
Collecting and Sharing Content – PDF
Toolbars and Tabs in SMART Notebook Software – PDF
Hardware basics for SMART Board Interactive Whiteboards – PDF
Working with SMART Notebook Gallery Collections – PDF
SMART Board Interactive Whiteboard Basic Functionality – PDF
Introduction to SMART Notebook Video Part I: Software Basics - This session provides an introductory overview of SMART Notebook collaborative learning software. By deconstructing an existing SMART Notebook lesson, you’ll learn various lesson creation techniques and gain an understanding of the software’s user interface and basic functionality
Introduction to SMART Notebook Video Part II: Enhanced Skills - This session builds on the previous training session by taking an in-depth look at managing and customizing content and resources in SMART Notebook collaborative learning software. You’ll learn how to manage Gallery content, create and add themes and link objects to other resources.
Extensive list of SMART Board Resources and Websites compiled by the Boston Public Schools
- Student/Family Technology Assistance (opens in new window)
- NPS Responsible Use Agreement (opens in new window)
- NPS 1:1 Chromebook Information
- Norwood Public Schools Google Apps for Education
- Aspen SIS Family Portal Information
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