SMART Notebook is the software associated with using the SMARTboard.  The latest supported version for use in Monroe Public Schools is SMART Notebook 11.

How do I use SMART Notebook?

Start your journey by viewing the following three recorded webinars.

1.  Introduction to SMART Notebook, Part I Basic Skills
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.  VIDEO

2.  Introduction to SMART Notebook, Part II Enhanced Skills
This session builds on the previous training session Introduction to SMART Notebook Part I: Software Basics 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.  VIDEO

3.  Using the SMART Exchange Lesson Library
Learn how to find ready-made lessons, activities and interactive content for your SMART LightRaise interactive projector using the SMART Exchange.  Many of the resources you'll find were created by teachers and are tied to CCSS/content-area standards. Most teacher-created resources are free; publisher content prices vary. All the resources you find can be adapted to meet the needs of your students.  FLASH Tutorial

How do I use the Math Tools in SMART Notebook?

Introduction to SMART Notebook Math Tools VIDEO

Math Tools Self-Paced Tutorials

    • Drawing with Measurement Tools – tutorial
    • Using Math Tools to Measure – tutorial
    • Creating Geometric Shapes – tutorial
    • Using the Equation Editor – tutorial
    • Creating Graphs with SMART Notebook Math Tools – tutorial
    • Generating Graphs with Tables and Equations – tutorial
    • Using Math Ink – video

Math Tools Videos

    • Introducing Notebook Math Tools – video
    • Teaching Secondary Math with SMART Notebook Math Tools – video
    • SMART Notebook Math Tools – video



Printable 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
  • The Magic Tunnel Effect – PDF
  • The Magnifying glass – PDF
  • The SMART Notebook Page Recorder – PDF
  • Creating and Customizing Pull tabs – PDF
  • The random generator Tool – PDF
  • The Balloon Pop Tool – PDF
  • The Checker Tool – PDF
  • The Click to Reveal Effect – PDF
  • The Erase to Reveal Effect – 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
  • Using the Attachments Tab in SMART Notebook Software – Flash
  • Using the Add-ons Tab in SMART Notebook Software – Flash
  • Using the Google 3D Warehouse in SMART Notebook Software – Flash

YouTube Videos

  • SMART Notebook Layers – video
  • The Transparent Background – video
  • The Notebook Gallery – video
  • Kyle’s Top 3 ways of Revealing Information – video