project based learning

SMART Boards are great tools to use with students if you are looking to make your lessons more interactive. Remember, though, that YOU are the teacher - not the SMART Board. Your lesson will only be as good as you designed it to be. Check out the links below to extend your skills and enhance your lessons.

Administrator’s Guide to Optimizing Effectiveness
This guide offers a practical tool to assess whether you are getting the student achievement gains that you should expect from your SMART Boards. It outlines specific steps for teachers to progress toward teaching and learning optimization.

Heather Lamb's SMART Resources
Take a look at Heather Lamb's links and resources to help get the most from your SMART board

Pinterest "smart board" Boards
Lots of boards already created for you. Search resutls for "smart board".

Pinterest "smartboard" Boards
Lots of boards already created for you. Search resutls for "smartboard".

Rubric: Phases of Teacher Use
This rubric helps a teacher identify him/herself as novice, intermediate, or proficient based on various SMARTboard skills/strategies.

Rubric: SMART Exchange Rubrics
This list of results is from searching the SMART Exchange repository of rubrics.

Rubric: SMARTboard Rubric for Teacher Created Lessons
This teacher rubric evaluates the design, content, use of technology, interactivity, and organization.

Rubric: SMARTboard Teacher Rubric
This teacher rubric evaluates lesson design, lesson organization and delivery, student engagement, student inquiry/thinking, assessment, and pd.

Rubric: SMARTboard Usage Rubric
This rubric helps a teacher identify him/herself as novice, intermediate, or proficient based on various SMARTboard skills/strategies.

SMART Board Revolution
Lots of information on this site for SMART Board teachers including a forum, groups, blogs, videos, and file sharing. Request to become a member of this wiki for full access.

SMART Training Resources
Check out some of the training that SMART offers - some you have to register for and some is available in self-paced format for free.

Template: Center School District
Templates for K-2, 3-5, middle school, high school, and specials provided. Older templates but still worth looking at.

Twitter #iwb Tweets
Check out the latest conversations and ideas of folks using the #iwb (interactive white board) hashtag.

Twitter #smartboard Tweets
Check out the latest conversations and ideas of folks using the #smartboard hashtag.