SMART TVs for ELA


Project Scope for School Year 2015-2016
Beginning summer 2015,  an estimated 200 SMART TVs will be added to all secondary English Language Arts and Reading classrooms. 

ELA Classrooms Updated.xlsx


Training Information
Instructional Technology staff trained Instructional Teacher Advisors school year 2014-2015. 

Online Resources for Use of SMART TVs
So, you have a SMART TV in your classroom. This new piece of technology isn't anything to be feared. With a few short video tutorials, you'll be integrating technology into your classroom in no time. 

YouTube Video


Introduction to SMART Notebook Part I: Software Basics


http://downloads01.smarttech.com/media/trainingcenter/videos/webinar/nb_11_part_1.html




Getting Started

Education

The following free training resources will provide you with an overview on how to get started with SMART Notebook collaborative learning software, how to use the Gallery and Lesson Activity Toolkit, and how to create engaging, interactive SMART Notebook lessons.

Quick Reference Guides

  • 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
  • SMART Notebook Maestro Quick Start Guide - PDF

Self-paced tutorials

  • SMART Notebook Software Basics – Flash
  • Using the Page Sorter in SMART Notebook Software – Flash
  • Using the Properties Tab in SMART Notebook software – Flash
  • Using Objects in SMART Notebook software – Flash
  • Touch, Write and Save using SMART Ink – Flash
  • Using the Gallery in SMART Notebook Software – Flash
  • Using the Lesson Activity Toolkit in SMART Notebook Software – Flash

YouTube videos

  • SMART Notebook Layers – video
    This video shows you how to create simple layers and groups to create engaging lessons.

  • The Transparent Background – video
    This video shows you how to use the Transparent Background in SMART Notebook software.

  • The Notebook Gallery – video 
    This video shows you how to search and browse the SMART Notebook Gallery, and shows some examples of activities in the Gallery.