Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Powerpoint Presentations

When presenting a powerpoint presentation on your Smart Board try these navigation tips.

Navigate in your PowerPoint slide show by using the arrow buttons on the toolbar or by touching twice on the screen.

To advance one slide, make your second press to the right of the first.

To go back one slide, make the second press to the left of the first.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Jigsaw Planet

This is a fun site!

Jigsaw Planet allows you to create your own online jigsaw puzzle for free just by simply uploading a photo.

Click on advanced settings to set the size of the pieces and the difficulty level.

This site is easy to use and engaging. The puzzle is a unique activity to use with your Smart Board.


Tuesday, June 3, 2008

SMART Classrooms on You Tube

Smart Classroom is the name of the site in YouTube that hosts collection of videos created by teachers using Smart Boards and the SMART staff.

The videos are categorized into three groups:

Teacher Created SMART Board videos - 156
Tutorials - 17 videos
Notebook 10 features - 10 videos

This is a useful resource that has some excellent tutorials and examples of SMART Board use in classrooms around the world. Lots of tips and tricks!

Here is the link: SMARTClassrooms