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Getting Started Orienting your SMARTBoard
SMART Ideas Software SMART Board Basics
Using MS Excel with the SB Using PowerPoint with the SB
Using MS Word with the SB Using Speller
Using Number Cruncher SMART Board Maintenance
Online Tutorials Two-minute Tutorials
Inserting Video into Notebook 10 SMART e-newsletter EDCompass
Using your Airliner Wireless Slate SMART User's Guide


Tips for SMARTer Classes

General Resources Mathematics Social Studies
Reading/Language Arts Science Foreign Language
Music    

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General Resources

*Show students what to do and where to go when they are using the laptops
*Jeopardy and Millionaire review games
*Present notes to the class, save, and print for absent students
*Let students work on the board in small groups
*Present student-created picture books
*Show video clips through SMART Video Player and make notes on the screen
*Write and save notes to PowerPoint presentations
*Create podcasts and blogs
*Use SMART's Recorder to record and illustrate directions for small groups

Topic Grade Level URL
SMART Technologies K-12 http://education.smarttech.com/ste/en-us/
Game Show Presenter K-12 http://www.almorale.com/
Interactive websites K-12 http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/interactive.htm
Science K-8 http://www.edheads.org/
All subjects, videos and quizzes K-8 http://www.brainpop.com & http://www.brainpopjr.com/
Educational games K-3 http://www.primarygames.com/
Educational Games and Activities PreK-6 http://www.iknowthat.com
SB Ideas K-12 http://www.eduscapes.com/sessions/smartboard/
More Resources K-12 http://its.leesummit.k12.mo.us/smartboard.htm
Useful Links K-12 http://www.shambles.net/pages/staff/intwhiteb/
PowerPoints all http://www.pppst.com
Lesson Plans & Activities all http://www.learnnc.org/
Interactive Activities all http://www.learner.org/interactives
Interactive Whiteboards in the Classroom all http://www.fsdb.k12.fl.us:80/rmc/tutorials/whiteboards.html
Scholastic PreK-5 http://www.scholastic.com/interactivewhiteboards/
SB Games K-12 http://www.teacherslovesmartboards.com/games_for_smart_boards/
ABC Teach K-4 http://www.abcteach.com/directory/interactive/smart_notebook_files/
PBS Kids K-3 http://pbskids.org/whiteboard/
e-Learning K-6 http://e-learningforkids.org/

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Reading/Language Arts

*Edit and proofread in Microsoft Word
*Write and save notes to PowerPoint presentations
*Present notes to the class, save, and print for absent students
*Use SMART's Speller software
*Rearrange words, sentences, and paragraphs
*Practice writing spelling words
*Guess the Covered Word - Four Blocks activity
*Illustrate vocabulary words
*Write Round Robin stories
*Do Mad Libs to enhance understanding of parts of speech
*Show video clips through SMART Video Player and make notes on the screen
*Create graphic organizers before writing
*Create timelines and family trees using SMART Ideas Concept Mapping Software

Topic Grade Level URL
Reading K-3 http://www.starfall.com
Sentence Building K-3 http://fen.com/studentactivities/WallOfWords/wow19.html
Reading/Writing 3-8 http://www.readingmatrix.com/directory/pages
Read,Write,Think K-12 http://www.readwritethink.org/student_mat/index.asp
Reading Activities K-8 http://www.rif.org/educators/activities/online.mspx
Choose a picture & write 1-12 http://home.freeuk.net/elloughton13/setting.htm
Magnet Poetry &  more K-12 http://www.eduscapes.com/tap/topic114.htm
Reading Links K-3 http://www.theteachersguide.com/InteractiveLitSitesSmartBoard.htm
Writing Evaluation 6-8 http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/6_8/evalstation/index.html
L.A. PowerPoints K-12 http://jc-schools.net/PPTs-la.html
L.A. Links 6-12 http://edsitement.neh.gov/
Reading Strategies for Social Studies 3-8 http://www.readingquest.org/
Literacy Activities K-12 http://www.readwritethink.org/
Great Links K-12 http://www.eduscapes.com/tap/tapenglish.html
Sight Words K-3 http://www.sightwordswithsamson.com/sw/sight_words.asp
Vocabulary Videos 7-12 http://www.wordahead.com/Home/tabid/37/Default.aspx
Vocab Grabber 4-12 http://www.visualthesaurus.com/vocabgrabber/
Spin & Spell K-3 http://www.spinandspell.com/
Dictionary Games 3-8 http://dictionary.reference.com/fun/
VocabSushi 3-8 http://www.vocabsushi.com/
Phonics K-2 http://www.netrover.com/~kingskid/phonics/phonics_main.htm

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Mathematics

*Write and save notes to PowerPoint presentations
*Present notes to the class, save, and print for absent students
*Show video clips through SMART Video Player and make notes on the screen
*Insert and save notes in Excel documents
*Use SMART's Number Cruncher software
*Create graphs and number lines
*Use SMART's Recorder to demonstrate and math processes
*Investigate shapes and colors
*Investigate area, perimeter, and other mathematical equations
*Teach time using Notebook Gallery clocks
*Sort objects
*Make change using Notebook Gallery money images
*Create and work with manipulatives
*Investigate patterns

Topic Grade Level URL
Polygon Tool   http://www.echalk.co.uk/Maths/polygonTool/PolygonToolWeb.swf
Interactive Math Dictionary K-8 http://www.AmathsDictionaryforKids.com
Interactive Activities K-8 http://www.aaamath.com
Visual Math Dictionary K-6 http://www.hbschool.com/glossary/math2/index_temp.html
Math PowerPoints K-12 http://jc-schools.net/PPTs-math.html
Interactive Library 7-12 http://www.edinformatics.com/il/
Interactive Math 10-12 http://www.ronblond.com/
Math Links K-12 http://www.eduscapes.com/tap/tapmath.html
Activities & Lessons K-12 http://illuminations.nctm.org/
Patterns K-8 http://www.learner.org/teacherslab/math/patterns/
Geometry K-8 http://www.learner.org/teacherslab/math/geometry/
Electronic Examples K-12 http://standards.nctm.org/document/eexamples/
Number & Operations K-2 http://matti.usu.edu/nlvm/nav/topic_t_1.html
Interactive 7-12 http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/index.html
Multiplication Games 3-6 http://www.multiplication.com/interactive_games.htm
SMART Activities K-8 http://www.kenton.k12.ky.us/SmartBoard/smartmath.htm
Interacitve Sites K-6 http://www.theteachersguide.com:80/InteractiveSitesMathSmartBoard.htm
Cash Out K-3 http://www.mrnussbaum.com/cashout/index.html
The Piggy Bank K-3 http://fen.com/studentactivities/Piggybank/piggybank.html
Learn Your Tables 2-4 http://www.learnyourtables.co.uk/
Algebra 8-12 http://algebra.mrmeyer.com/
Number Nut K-12 http://numbernut.com/index.html
Math Zapper 4-6 http://singingwhale.com/zapper/start.html
Math Live Elem. http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/me5l/html/math5.html

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Science

*Write and save notes to PowerPoint presentations
*Present notes to the class, save, and print for absent students
*Show video clips through SMART Video Player and make notes on the screen
*Insert and save notes in Excel documents
*Record scientific data and save information
*Take Virtual Field Trips
*Use Notebook Gallery science images
*Draw parts of a cell or other scientific drawings
*Label parts of plants and animals
*Categorize

Topic Grade Level URL
Physics 10-12 http://www.physicslessons.com
Interactive Cell models 4-12 http://www.cellsalive.com/
Science PowerPoints K-12 http://jc-schools.net/PPTs-science.html
Interactive Library 7-12 http://www.edinformatics.com/il/
SMART Activities K-12 http://www.kenton.k12.ky.us/SmartBoard/smartscience.htm
Atoms 7-12 http://education.jlab.org/atomtour/
Biology 7-12 http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/index.html
Owl Pellets 3-8 http://www.kidwings.com/
Science Links K-12 http://www.eduscapes.com/tap/tapscience.html
Moon Phases & Seasons 4-8 http://www.learner.org/teacherslab/pup/
Light 4-8 http://www.learner.org/teacherslab/science/light/
Interactive Lessons K-12 http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/
Mysteries of Space 4-8 http://www.pbs.org/deepspace/
Biology 7-12 http://waynesword.palomar.edu/bio100.htm
Dissection 7-12 http://www.froguts.com (go to the demo)
Life-size Blue Whale K-12 http://www.wdcs.co.uk/media/flash/whalebanner/content_pub_en.html
One Minute Wonders Videos K-6 http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/oneminutewonders/#/home
Tour the Moon 6-12 http://www.arounder.com/
Animated Water Cycle 3-7 http://earthguide.ucsd.edu/earthguide/diagrams/watercycle/index.html
Physics games 3-6 http://www.engineeringinteract.org/interact.htm
Solar System Jigsaw 4-7 http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/space/playspace/games/jigsaw/jigsaw.shtml
Nourish Interactive K-3 http://www.nourishinteractive.com/

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Social Studies

*Write and save notes to PowerPoint presentations
*Present notes to the class, save, and print for absent students
*Show video clips through SMART Video Player and make notes on the screen
*Take Virtual Field Trips
*Use Notebook Gallery history and geography images
*Create timelines
*Examine primary sources found online

Topic Grade Level URL
SMART Activities K-12 http://www.kenton.k12.ky.us/SmartBoard/smartsocstudies.htm
7 Wonders of the World 4-12 http://www.cleveleys.co.uk/wonders/sevenwondersoftheworld.htm
Current Events 3-8 http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/
World Travel Guides 6-8 http://www.virtualtourist.com/vt/
Digital History 7-12 http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu
Economics 3-6 http://www.consumerkids.govt.nz/english/index.html
Interactive Links K-12 http://classroom.jc-schools.net/basic/socst.html
Census Bureau Facts K-8 http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/kids/kids.html
Congress K-8 http://clerkkids.house.gov/
World Geography Game 4-12 http://www.geosense.net
Videos and Info. 4-12 http://earlyamerica.com/series.html
U.S. Geography Game K-6 http://bensguide.gpo.gov/flash/states_puzzle_lines2.html
Animated map of U.S. growth 4-12 http://www.animatedatlas.com/movie.html
Edison recordings 9-12 http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/edhtml/edmvhm.html
Interactive Geography 4-12 http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/hall/index.html
Interactive sites 9-12 http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/tools/socst-hs.html#Interactive
Download Google Earth K-12 http://earth.google.com/
S.S. Links K-12 http://www.eduscapes.com/tap/tapsocial.html
S.S. PowerPoints K-12 http://jc-schools.net/PPTs-socst.html
Greenwich Meridian 6-12 http://greenwichmeridian.com/
S.S. links 6-12 http://edsitement.neh.gov/
Economics 4-12 http://www.econedlink.org/
Maps K-5 http://www.yourchildlearns.com/geography.htm
US States 4-8 http://www.history.com/states.do
Non-Fiction Videos 9-12 http://www.nonfictionvideos.com/
Tour World Cities 6-12 http://www.arounder.com/
Money K-12 http://www.newmoney.gov/newmoney/learning/interactivebill.htm
History Animated 4-12 http://historyanimated.com/newhistoryanimated/
Time Maps 6-12 http://timemaps.com/
FedFlix 6-12 http://www.archive.org/details/FedFlix
Our Courts 5-8 http://www.ourcourts.org/
Kids in the House 4-6 http://kids.clerk.house.gov/index.html

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Foreign Language

*Edit and proofread in Microsoft Word
*Write and save notes to PowerPoint presentations
*Present notes to the class, save, and print for absent students
*Use SMART's Speller software
*Rearrange words, sentences, and paragraphs
*Practice writing spelling words
*Illustrate vocabulary words
*Do Mad Libs to enhance understanding of parts of speech
*Show video clips through SMART Video Player and make notes on the screen
*Create graphic organizers before writing
*Create timelines and family trees using SMART Ideas Concept Mapping Software
*Take Virtual Field Trips
*Use Notebook Gallery history and geography images
*Create timelines

Don't forget that most SMART lessons can be downloaded in Spanish and French from the smarttech site.

Topic Grade Level URL
Streaming Video (Spanish, French, German) all http://www.knowitall.org/instantreplay/content/LanguageIndex.cfm
Activities in 10+ different languages 7-12 http://www.uni.edu/becker/
     

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Music

*Use SMART's Finale Notepad software
*Show musical video clips
*Use the many musical items in the Notebook gallery

Topic
Grade Level
URL
Compose Music K-6 http://www.classicsforkids.com/games/compose/compose.html
Thumb Piano K-6 http://pbskids.org/africa/piano/haveflash.html
Music Machine K-6 http://www.paulysplayhouse.com/paulys_playhouse/lab_games/franky.html
Music, Composers K-6 http://www.sphinxkids.org/
Note Name Game K-6 http://www.classicsforkids.com/games/notename/notename.html
Games K-8 http://www.artsvivants.ca/en/mus/activitiesgames/
Symphony K-8 http://www.dsokids.com/2001/rooms/musicroom.asp
Monkey Machine K-6 http://www.rinki.net/pekka/monkey/#
Kisstunes K-6 http://www.kisstunes.com/m3/home.aspx
WildMusic K-6 http://www.wildmusic.org/
Lesson Ideas   http://www.whiteboardblog.co.uk/2009/07/11-ideas-for-music-lessons-on-your-interactive-whiteboard/
Lesson links   http://mustech.pbworks.com/

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