SMART Board Technology and It's Application in the Classroom

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SMART Board Technology and It's Application in the Classroom

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Introduction

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  • Welcome to my course on SMART board technology and its use in the classroom. The intended purpose of this course is to help teachers become more in tune with the ever changing landscape of educational technology. What are teachers to do when the field is always changing? We must adapt, learn, grow as educators, and utilize the tools that are innovative and engaging. In this course you will become familiar with the components and parts of SMART board, how to navigate the software, and how to insert media into SMART board presentations.

Course Objectives

The intent of this course is to assist teachers in enhancing the pedagogical toolbox by implementing SMART Board technology into their classroom practices effectively. Learners will be able to:

  • Identify SMART Board equipment
  • Identify the tools available in SMART Board software
  • Navigate SMART Board software
  • Design activities that center around the SMART Board and utilize SMART Board software
  • Integrate SMART Board usage into their classroom practice


Units:

Unit 1 - SMART Board Hardware and Components

Learning Outcome: Students will be able to identify the physical components as well as the purposes of these components.

Materials: SMART Board Component List/Description

Activity: Students will map a visual diagram of components and identify the purpose of each one.

Unit 2: SMART Board and SMART Board Compatible Software

Learning Outcome: Students will be able to identify the tools available in SMART Board Software as well as navigate the software.

Materials: Computer, SMART Board, Compatible SMART Board Software

Activity: Students will take place in a software scavenger hunt in which they will navigate through the software menus to locate and identify the purposes of the software tools

Unit 3: Inserting Media into SMART Board Presentations

Learning Outcome: Students will design activities that center around the SMART Board and utilize SMART Board software as well as integrate SMART Board usage into their classroom practice

Materials: Computer, SMART Board, SMART Board Compatible Software, Compatible Media (videos, audio, images)

Activity: Students will design a lesson plan and activity that utilizes the forms of media appropriate for SMART Board usage.

SMART Board Technology Final Project Students will take an existing lesson plan that has already been taught, and will implement SMART Board technology and software into the educational design of the lesson Click the link to take you to the Final Project Instruction Page.

References and Resources

Integrating Media into PowerPoint

https://library.rice.edu/services/dmc/guides/video/include-media-in-ppt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmhOlkmlU78

PowerPoints Utilizing Meida

www.worldofteaching.com

Basics of SMART Board Components and SMART Notebook Software

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

http://smarttech.com/us/Resources/Training/Training+Search?Products=SMART%20Notebook