Smart Board Tips and Tricks

One of the perks that comes with teaching at Grand View is that almost every classroom on our campus is equipped with an interactive Smart Board. It’s a really versatile tool, but in the hustle and bustle of the semester, it’s easy to forget it can do a bunch of stuff. So we default to using it like we would a regular old whiteboard (though don’t use the dry-erase markers on it–PLEASE!).  If you’ve ever wondered, though, if there are additionally capabilities with the Smart Board that could help you and your students, here are a few tips and tricks you might be interested in: Continue reading “Smart Board Tips and Tricks”

Smart Board Tips and Tricks

Almost every general-use classroom on our campus has an interactive Smart Board installed, which means we have a remarkably versatile technological tool at our fingertips (literally!) when we teach. These devices are touch-sensitive, interactive whiteboards that can act as both a screen for projected images and an extension of a computer’s monitor. Combined with the Smart Notebook software, which is installed on the instructor workstation computers in all of our smart board classrooms, you can create documents, templates, and interactive presentations. You can also use the software to import other files–like a PowerPoint presentation, for example–and convert them into Smart Notebook files for classroom display.  Continue reading “Smart Board Tips and Tricks”