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Thursday, July 14

  1. page Smart Notebook edited ... Steps to Creating Interactive Lessons/Activities for Your Classroom: 1. Decide on your conten…
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    Steps to Creating Interactive Lessons/Activities for Your Classroom:
    1. Decide on your content area (ex. Science)
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    lesson (ex. dragClick and dropReveal activity)
    3. Setup your page by choosing the following design elements: background color, font type and size
    4. Add interactivity (ex. adding drag and drop illusion)
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    9:36 am
  2. page Smart Notebook edited ... 6. When we watched the "How to Populate a Notebook File" video, it made mention of t…
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    6. When we watched the "How to Populate a Notebook File" video, it made mention of the Gallery tab. Well let's take a closer look at the Gallery
    - Before moving on, learn how to Create and Share "My Content" stored in your Gallery
    Sample Lessons:Stop and Do: Explore the Gallery, drag and drop an object from the Gallery on to your workspace
    Lesson Planning:

    - Lesson 1: Which Country does the Flag Represent? (Basic)
    - Lesson 2: What Language does this Country Speak? (Advanced Features) (Found at the bottom of Lesson 1 hand-out)
    Stop and Do: Explore the Gallery, drag and drop an object from the Gallery on to your workspace
    7. Lesson Activity Toolkit. The Lesson Activity Toolkit is a Gallery collection of customizable tools and templates, including activities, games and graphics, that you can use to create professional-looking, interactive and engaging lessons. The two games we played earlier were a couple of examples of activities you can create to help review concepts covered.
    - In the Gallery, select Lesson Activity Toolkit 2.0 to see the contents of the toolkit. The contents of the Lesson Activity Toolkit are organized into subfolders: Activities, Example, Games, Graphics, Pages and Tools.
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    7:19 am

Wednesday, July 13

  1. page Smart Notebook edited ... Let's Begin: 1. Let's take a look at a basic overview of what a Smart Board can do ... - P…
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    Let's Begin:
    1. Let's take a look at a basic overview of what a Smart Board can do
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    - PDF / Video
    3. Now let's get familiar with the Smart Notebook Toolbar - PDF
    Stop and Do: Let's Play a few games to review
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    8:43 pm
  2. page Smart Notebook edited ... 2. What does "orient the board" mean and how to I do it? - PDF 3. Now let's get fam…
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    2. What does "orient the board" mean and how to I do it? - PDF
    3. Now let's get familiar with the Smart Notebook Toolbar - PDF
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    games to review-review
    Blue Image Activity Smart Toolbar
    Blue Anagram Smart Toolbar
    4. A more in-depth look at how to Populate (put things on) a Notebook file
    5. What are Objects in Smart Notebook? Let's find out and then explore - Objects in Smart Notebook - (2 mins)
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    Objects for yourself.yourself
    6. When we watched the "How to Populate a Notebook File" video, it made mention of the Gallery tab. Well let's take a closer look at the Gallery
    - Before moving on, learn how to Create and Share "My Content" stored in your Gallery
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    - In the Gallery, select Lesson Activity Toolkit 2.0 to see the contents of the toolkit. The contents of the Lesson Activity Toolkit are organized into subfolders: Activities, Example, Games, Graphics, Pages and Tools.
    - You can search for objects in the Lesson Activity Toolkit by browsing through the folders, or using the Search box. When you find an object you like, click and drag it onto the page.
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    play and/or complete.complete
    Classroom Examples
    Exploration Time!
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    2. Once your group has created an interactive lesson following the steps outlined above, the group will participate in a gallery walk taking notes in your interactive journal
    3. When time is up, we will come back together as a group to share the gallery walk reflections
    Final Thoughts...Thoughts
    Be the one who stands out by using the tools in your belt to enhance the learning process for all your students.
    Additional Resources
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    5:03 pm
  3. page Smart Notebook edited ... 11. Thermometer Webxploration with SMART Exchange Work with your group to complete the foll…
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    11. Thermometer
    Webxploration with SMART Exchange
    Work with your group to complete the following tasks:
    1. Join the SMART Exchange website for FREE!!
    2. Explore the uploaded notebook lessons by subject (find one math and/or science lesson which interests you and preview it)
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    4:29 pm
  4. page Smart Notebook edited ... - Lesson 1: Which Country does the Flag Represent? (Basic) - Lesson 2: What Language does thi…
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    - Lesson 1: Which Country does the Flag Represent? (Basic)
    - Lesson 2: What Language does this Country Speak? (Advanced Features) (Found at the bottom of Lesson 1 hand-out)
    Stop and Do:ExploreDo: Explore the Gallery,
    7. Lesson Activity Toolkit. The Lesson Activity Toolkit is a Gallery collection of customizable tools and templates, including activities, games and graphics, that you can use to create professional-looking, interactive and engaging lessons. The two games we played earlier were a couple of examples of activities you can create to help review concepts covered.
    - In the Gallery, select Lesson Activity Toolkit 2.0 to see the contents of the toolkit. The contents of the Lesson Activity Toolkit are organized into subfolders: Activities, Example, Games, Graphics, Pages and Tools.
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    4:28 pm
  5. page Smart Notebook edited ... Preferably have the Notebook Software (version 10) already downloaded. If not, please refer to…
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    Preferably have the Notebook Software (version 10) already downloaded. If not, please refer to the video titled "Tutorial 1: Activiation (1:29 mins) found on the Smart Board Resources: Training Documents and Videos page on the Table of Contents above.
    Let's Begin:
    1. LetsLet's take a
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    Board can do.do
    2. What does "orient the board" mean and how to I do it? - PDF
    3. Now let's get familiar with the Smart Notebook Toolbar - PDF
    -Stop and Do: Let's Play
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    games to review:review-
    Blue Image Activity Smart Toolbar
    Blue Anagram Smart Toolbar
    Additional Examples:
    4. A more in-depth look at how to Populate (put things on) a Notebook file
    5. What are Objects in Smart Notebook? Let's find out and then explore - Objects in Smart Notebook - (2 mins)
    Stop and Do: Take some time to explore and create various Objects for yourself.
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    tab. Well letslet's take a
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    look at the what the Gallery is and how we can use the resources found in the Gallery.
    - Before moving on, learn how to Create and Share "My Content" stored in your Gallery
    Stop and Do: You are going to create one Geography lesson with a focus on pulling resources from the Gallery (Time permitting 2 lessons)Sample Lessons:
    - Lesson 1: Which Country does the Flag Represent? (Basic)
    - Lesson 2: What Language does this Country Speak? (Advanced Features) (Found at the bottom of Lesson 1 hand-out)
    Stop and Do:Explore the Gallery, drag and drop an object from the Gallery on to your workspace
    7. Lesson Activity Toolkit. The Lesson Activity Toolkit is a Gallery collection of customizable tools and templates, including activities, games and graphics, that you can use to create professional-looking, interactive and engaging lessons. The two games we played earlier were a couple of examples of activities you can create to help review concepts covered.
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    organized into subfolderssubfolders: Activities, Example,
    - You can search for objects in the Lesson Activity Toolkit by browsing through the folders, or using the Search box. When you find an object you like, click and drag it onto the page.
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    your choice, edit and createplay and/or complete.
    Classroom Examples
    Exploration Time!
    Now that we've learned more about SMART Notebook Software and seen some examples of how it can be used in the classroom, let's take some time to further explore not just the Gallery but also the SMART Exchange Resource Website.
    Scavenger Hunt - Gallery
    Work with your group to drag the following objects to your workspace in order:
    1. Click and Reveal Triangle
    2. Image of Periodic Table
    3. Calculator
    4. Clock
    5. Red Checker
    6. Add a New Page
    7. Probability Activity
    8. SMART Exchange Website
    9. Image of Animal Cell
    10. Templates
    11. Thermometer
    Webxploration with SMART Exchange
    1. Join the SMART Exchange website for FREE!!
    2. Explore the uploaded notebook lessons by subject (find
    one math and/or science lesson which interests you and preview it)
    3. Use the Search option to find a lesson on probability and/or classification
    for yourself.the 3rd grade
    4. Search for a lesson using the Standards-Correlated Lessons (Standards- TEKS; Grade-5th; Subject- Math)
    5. Connect with Teachers- Search for a forum entitled "SMART Boards, iPads in the Classroom" and read the thread
    6. Visit the EDCompass Blog and Subscribe
    7. Visit the Training Site and find a Webinar which interests you and register (Hint: It's under Resources)

    Creating Interactive Lessons/Activities
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    Lessons/Activities for yourYour Classroom:
    Decide

    1. Decide
    on your
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    (ex. Science)
    Select

    2. Select
    the activity
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    drop activity)
    Setup

    3. Setup
    your page
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    type and size.
    Add
    size
    4. Add
    interactivity (ex.
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    drop illusion)
    Test

    5. Test
    it outOut! - Review
    Activity Instructions:
    In groups1. In groups, you will
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    interactive lesson utilizing one of the activities. Activities will be picked with a card.
    Once

    2. Once
    your group
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    your interactive journal.
    When
    journal
    3. When
    time is
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    to share the gallery walk reflections.
    Reflection
    reflections
    Final Thoughts...
    Be the one who stands out by using the tools in your belt to enhance the learning process for all your students.

    Additional Resources
    Various Tutorials and PDFs
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    4:25 pm

Wednesday, June 22

  1. page Smart Notebook edited ... When time is up, we will come back together as a group to share gallery walk reflections. Ref…
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    When time is up, we will come back together as a group to share gallery walk reflections.
    Reflection
    1. How can you use SMART Notebook
    Additional Resources
    Various Tutorials and PDFs
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    12:18 pm

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