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1 SMART Board An Introduction to using SMART Boards as a Teaching Tool

2 Learning Objectives Participants will be able to: Basic Information about the Smart Board and Projector Orienting the Smart Board Use the Basic Smart Board Tools Mouse Skills, Typing, & Writing List resources to use on Smart Board Overview of Advanced Tools

3 The Hardware The SMART Board LCD Projector Computer

4 Setting up the equipment Connections: Computer to Projector using VGA cable SMART Board to Computer using USB cable USB Cable

5 A Closer look at the Interactive Whiteboard

6 A Closer look at the Projector

7 A Closer look at the Projector: NEC VT 480

8 A Closer look at the Projector: Sharp Notevision BG10-S

9 Orient the SMART Board Press the two big buttons on the pen tray simultaneously Use any pen from the pen tray. Place the pen near the target Draw a line to the center of the target Lift pen off from center of target Repeat for all targets.

10 Basic Skills Navigation Touch the Smart Board where you want the mouse arrow/cursor to be. Clicking Single Click = Tap once Double Click = Tap twice Click and Drag = Tap and hold once, release at desired location Right Click = Press the button on the pen tray that looks like the mouse, then tap once where a right click is desired.

11 Typing Press the button on the pen tray that has a picture of the keyboard. Tap on the screen in the place where you desire text to be inserted (e.g. address line of internet explorer) Type using the onscreen keyboard to produce letters, numbers, symbols, etc

12 Writing/Drawing Select a pen from the pen tray and write! Notice the “border around your screen now. This is the ink aware digital layer. When you are ready to move on, replace the marker and touch the board. Choose to: Save your ink layer for viewing/printing later Clear the ink layer to get rid of the markings

13 Smart Board Educational Uses Classroom Suite Interactive Books/Activities urces/programres.htm urces/programres.htm (then go to kids and Tumblebooks)

14 The Advanced Tools Smart Control Panel Smart Notebook Software Smart Recorder Magnifier Pointer Screen Capture Toolbar Screen Shade Spotlight


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