Category Archives: SMART Board
Here are the top five blog posts for the past month on The Wired Classroom — have you read them?
(1) learn how to use distance learning technology tools
(2) The Effects of Media on Gender Identity Videoconference
(3) Upcoming Event Highlights STL Celebrity Voices and Youth Literacy
(4) SMART Classes Coming Up!
(5) MO DEN Social Learning Summit: Virtual Connection this Saturday
Both SMART Board workshops listed are 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Cooperating School Districts and cost $149 for CSD members and $189 for non-members. There is 1 graduate credit available with each workshop. Both of these workshops- Level 2 and Level 3- are for more advanced users. If you are new to SMART Boards, we suggest you enroll in the May 31st SMART Board Level 1 workshop.
Creating SMART Board Lessons to Engage and Motivate Students (Level 2) on June 8 Already have a SMART Board and consider yourself a user? Learn some of the advanced features of the SMART Board in this intermediate workshop. Become adept at creating recordings of what you do on the SMART Board for future playback; find out how to use the video player that comes with your SMART Board to annotate videos, plus much more. PREREQUISITE: Level 1 Training or equivalent
Best Practices in SMART Notebook Lesson Creation (Level 3) on July 20
Enhance your ability to create professional and interactive SMART Notebook lesson activities! This content creation class provides instruction for creating content with SMART Notebook collaborative learning software; create interactive lesson activities based on curriculum standards & best practices scoring guides. PREREQUISITE: Level 2 Training or equivalent
To register for these summer workshops, or any others, visit the tele registration page on www.csd.org. The SMART Board workshops at Cooperating School Districts are taught by SMART Certified Trainer Martha Bogart.
Are you familiar with the nine instructional strategies researched by Dr. Robert Marzano at McREL? Do you have a SMART Board, but feel you are not using it to its fullest? Then this workshop is for you! Certified SMART Instructor, Martha Bogart, will lead participants through a full day of hands-on experiences based on the book, Using Technology with Classroom Instruction That Works. Martha, along with other certified instructors from CSD, will provide concrete ideas and practice with the SMART Notebook software, SMART Response, SMART Ideas concept mapping software, SMART document camera, and the SMART Slate. We will discuss each of the nine classroom instruction strategies and show you how you can use your Interactive White Board to achieve higher student engagement and success. Come see ideas for using these SMART products in your classroom and leave with a variety of ideas for using the nine Marzano strategies at the same time. Participants will walk away with concrete ideas and a SMART Notebook file they can use and/or modify.
Audience: All K-12 Educators who have SMART Boards
Presenter: Martha Bogart, SMART Certified Teacher
Date: Monday, March 26, 2012, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: 8225 Florissant Road, St. Louis, MO 63121 at the St. Louis RPDC at the University of MO-St. Louis Regional Center for Education & Work
Cost: $95.00 CSD Members; $120.00 Non-Members
Lunch will be provided. Registration Deadline: March 21, 2012
For additional information contact Tiffiny Creech at 314-692-1256.
To register online, go here. Reference #: 24031-27
PARTICIPANTS MUST BRING A LAPTOP WITH WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS AND THE LATEST SMART NOTEBOOK SOFTWARE INSTALLED.
UPCOMING ST. LOUIS AREA
SMART Board TRAININGS
Transforming Learning with a SMART Board (Level 1)
Feb. 28 & 29 4-7pm /
March 22 8:30am-3:30pm
$149 CSD member; $189 non-member (No Credit)
The SMART Board is an interactive whiteboard that can improve the way you teach. Come learn how to use this technology tool in your classroom! This is a class for beginners with no prior knowledge of SMART Boards. Discover how to find and develop lesson plans that make use of this fabulous tool and motivate 21st century students.
Creating SMARTBoard Lessons to Engage & Motivate Students (Level 2)
March 27 8:30am-3:30pm; $149 CSD member; $189 non-member
(One Grad. Credit Available)
PREREQUISITE: Level 1 Training or equivalent; not a class for beginners
Do you already have a SMART Board and consider yourself a user? This intermediate class is for you! Come learn some of the advanced features of the SMART Board. Become adept at creating recordings of what you do on the SMART Board for future playback! Find out how to use the video player that comes with your SMART Board to annotate videos. Learn how to attach audio files to objects on the SMART Board, and how to save items that you use often and want to share to the My Content folder. We’ll show you how to find hundreds of Notebook files that have already been created for use on the SMART Board. You’ll be able to find usable files and tweak them.
Best Practices in SMART Notebook Lesson Creation (Level 3)
March 29 8:30am-3:30pm; $149 CSD member; $189 non-member
(One Grad. Credit Available)
PREREQUISITE: Level 2 Training or equivalent; NOT FOR BEGINNERS; participants will be sent a survey of their skills before enrolling.
Enhance your ability to create professional and interactive SMART Notebook lesson activities! This content creation class provides instruction and best practices for creating content with SMART Notebook collaborative learning software. Available for teachers with intermediate or advanced skills in SMART Notebook software, this class will teach you how to create interactive lesson activities based on curriculum standards and best practices scoring guides. You’ll also collaborate with others teaching in your grade and subject area to design and build lessons. You are encouraged to bring any curriculum materials you might need, such as teacher guides and supplemental materials. Lesson activities created in class will then be shared with other teachers through the SMART Exchange.
Register here for the above SMART Board courses- level 1, 2 and/or 3!