Wednesday, April 25, 2012

SMART Notebook iPad App in the works!

Thanks to the folks at SmartEd Services for this item: SMART Notebook iPad App April 25, 2012 SMART Technologies has announced that it plans to release a SMART Notebook software app for the iPad®. The new iPad app supports personalized learning and provides teachers and students with the benefits of SMART Notebook™ software for seamless transitions between whole-class, small-group, and individual learning in classrooms with SMART solutions and the iPad. Features of the SMART Notebook software app for iPad include... Read more at:

Monday, April 23, 2012

Magnifying the Universe from Number Sleuth

Thanks to the Whiteboard Blog and Teachers Love SMART Boards for the link: This interactive infographic from Number Sleuth accurately illustrates the scale of over 100 items within the observable universe ranging from galaxies to insects, nebulae and stars to molecules and atoms. Numerous hot points along the zoom slider allow for direct access to planets, animals, the hydrogen atom and more. As you scroll, a handy dial spins to show you your present magnification level.
Copyright 2012. Magnifying the Universe by Number Sleuth.

SMART Notebook 11 preview on you tube

TEACHERS! Check out the SMART Notebook 11 preview! SMART Notebook 11 on Check out this preview of some of the features that will be available in SMART Notebook 11 when it comes out this week! Remember to copy and paste the url into your browser to see the new features and functionalities of SMART Notebook 11.

Thursday, April 12, 2012


Thank you Whiteboard Blog for alerting us to the Socrative web site and application:
"Socrative Student Response System - SIMPLE & SMART:
Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers by engaging their classrooms with a series of educational exercises and games. Our apps are super simple and take seconds to login. Socrative runs on tablets, smartphones, and laptops."

This looks like an option for student participation as we go to Bring Your Own Device...

Whiteboard Blog:

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Latest SMART EDCompass magazine is available now!

Check out the latest issue of EDCompass newsletter. It’s filled with resources, ready-made lesson activities, tips and news designed specifically for educators like you:

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

"50 Best Sources of Free STEM Education Online"

Thanks ISTE for sharing the valuable STEM resources!

Check out the list (organized by topic, not ranking) for some great STEM resources that can help you build your knowledge about everything from calculus to zoology.

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SMART Florida Virtual User Group: April 2012

Join us for a Webinar on April 26

Come collaborate with other Florida SMART Users without having to leave your district, school or home. We will be hosting a monthly virtual Florida SMART User Group that will be led by one of your SMART Education Consultants, Perri Robinson. Each month, we will focus on SMART products, SMART Lesson tips/tricks and SMART Resources. We will also be reaching out to our Florida SMART Users (just like you!) to share out some SMART strategies and lesson plans. Below you will find the agenda for our virtual Florida SMART User Group.

April 26th Agenda:
SMART Product: SMART Vantage
SMART Lesson Tip/Trick: Reveal Tactics (Ordering, Screen Shade and Magic Tunnel)
SMART Resource: EDCompass Magazine

We will be recording each of the monthly User Groups. Should you be unable to join us for the live event, you can always follow the steps for registration in order to receive the recording.

Please feel free to contact Perri Robinson at should you have any questions.

Title: SMART Florida Virtual User Group: April 2012

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2012

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT

System Requirements
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server

Macintosh®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer

Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar Seat Now at:

TEACHING APPZ - check out useful apps for students with iPads or devices!

A wide variety of apps for students with devices... take a look. Thanks to Whiteboard Blog for sharing the site!

Teaching APPZ

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