Presentation Products offers system training that is tailored to needs of end-users through advanced technical personnel. Our SMART Board training programs, including certification offerings, are used by some of the most prestigious learning institutions in the world. Contact us today and learn how the right training solution will maximize your technology investment.
- Association to Benefit Children
- Achievement First Charter Schools
- Blue School
- British International School
- Bronx Global Leadership Institute
- City of Perth Amboy Board of Ed
- Cathedral High School
- Claremont Preparatory School
- Columbia University
- Grace Church School
- Greenwich Village School- P.S. 41
- Holliswood School- P.S. 178
- John A Coleman School
- Kingsbury School- P.S. 188
- Marymount School
- New York University
- Stephen Gaynor School
- The Academy Charter School
- The Bay View School- P.S. 102
- The Speyer Legacy School
- The Chapin School
- The Highlawn School- P.S. 97
- Trevor Day School
SMART Exchange – Access SMART’s Exchange website to obtain lesson plans and other resources for your SMART Board.
SMART Support Link – News and Information from SMART’s Services Team
EdCompass Blog – The Official SMART blog for Educators
SMART Training Videos – Visit our YouTube channel for quick video tutorials including:
Presentation Products’ Training Services team is highly accustomed to providing training in both business and educational environments. While some of our most popular packages are detailed below, we frequently customize our training based on the needs and skill levels of our valued clients. Contact us today and see how the proper training will maximize your technology investment.
SMART Meeting Pro Training
Session will teach users how to write notes in digital ink over documents, web pages and applications, save work for distribution in various formats, and integrate Microsoft Office applications. Users will also learn how to use the toolbar to toggle between desktop and whiteboard and to access shapes, lines and text, and to select pen colors, eraser widths, the on-screen keyboard and highlighters. This two-hour training session includes one hour of training and one hour for questions and customization.
SMART Meeting Pro Premium with
Presentation Products’ Meeting Pro Premium and Bridgit Server Training builds on the basic hardware and software functionality training of Meeting Pro software, then covers the additional features in Meeting Pro Premium, teaching your staff how to create and manage engaging collaboration sessions and remote meetings. Participants will learn how to:
- Convert handwritten notes to text objects
- Automate data conferencing with SMART Bridgit conferencing software
- Share screens with remote participants
- Manage multiple displays from the meeting room computer
SMART Notebook I Training
Presentation Products’ Notebook I Training offers hardware and basic functionality instruction. Participants will learn about hardware components, how the SMART Board interactive whiteboard works, and the basic principles of touching, writing and saving within Notebook Software. In addition, educators will learn how to add images and interactivity to lessons, how to maneuver through the software using tabs, toolbars and menus. Participants will learn how to use SMART Ink in applications, such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Participants will also discover how to create properties, change properties and manipulate objects. Participants will receive Professional Development hours for each training session completed.
SMART Notebook II Training
Presentation Products’ Notebook II Training will provide learning on integrating tables, animating objects, using the magic pen, creating web links and adding sounds. After completing this course, users will have the ability to manipulate objects and capture information into SMART Notebook Software, learn how to build engaging activities with a variety of interactive lesson activities by using gallery items, linking objects and pages, and creating interactive graphics. In addition, participants will learn how to use the Lesson Activity Toolkit to create organized, standards-based lessons. Participants will receive Professional Development hours for each training session completed.
Presentation Products’ Troubleshoot Training will provide learning for anyone who has SMART boards and SMART software. The operation of the 600 series and 800 series boards will be discussed with emphasis on preventative maintenance, common problems, and troubleshooting techniques. The various components of SMART software will be discussed and procedures for downloading, installing, and licensing the software will be demonstrated as well as “best practices” and troubleshooting. All of the typical installation wiring will be examined with emphasis on adapters, extenders, and common points of failure. By the end of the class participants will be better prepared to troubleshoot and repair many common problems reducing equipment downtime and service charges Finally… you can get some simple trouble-shooting tips that will come in handy if your SMART board isn’t acting as smart as it should.
SMART Notebook Train the Trainer
Presentation Products’ extensive hands-on Train-the-Trainer session will enable participants to train others effectively. This session will provide content taught in Notebook I, and Notebook II Training sessions. Additionally, this session provides a module-by-module walk-through of a SMART training session, giving participants an opportunity to role-play, practice sections of a SMART training session and participants will receive personal feedback from a SMART Certified Trainer. Participants will receive Professional Development hours for each training session completed.
Presentation Products’ SMART Response Training is offers hardware and initial classroom setup for the System. Participants will learn how to set up teacher files and classroom lists, how to create and deliver assessments, and how to evaluate assessments. Participants will receive Professional Development hours for each training session completed.
SMART Table Training
Presentation Products’ Table Training offers instruction on the basic operation and set up of the SMART Table. Participants are taught how to use the SMART Table applications, how to customize learning activities in the SMART Table Toolkit on their computer, save customizations to a storage device, and sync storage devices to the SMART Table. Participants will receive Professional Development hours for each training session completed.
SMART Notebook Software:
The Implementation Series
The SMART Implementation series is Presentation Products’ most comprehensive and customizable training program designed for users of the SMART Interactive Whiteboard and Notebook Software. This program offers five days of Professional Development and classroom modelling, specific to the needs of participating users and can be scheduled over a time period most suitable for the school staff. A traditional approach to The Implementation series includes the following curriculum:
- Phase I: Notebook I
- Phase II: Notebook II
- Phase III: Creating Active Learning – Interactivity
- Phase IV: Lesson Plan Development
- Phase V: Mastery Assessment- Presentations
Participants will receive Professional Development hours for each training session completed.
SMART Notebook Coaching Session
This session is designed to provide one-on-one training for enhancing lessons and will focus on how to best utilize SMART Board interactive whiteboard for needs specific to the trainee. Participants will receive Professional Development hours for each training session completed.
SMART Notebook Subject OR Grade
Presentation Products’ hands on subject or grade-specific training will provide learning on how to create interactive lessons filled with digital content specific to the content needs of users. Additionally, this session will focus on specific standards, create lessons based on curriculum requirements, and explore new engaging lesson ideas specific to the classroom’s taught material. Participants will receive Professional Development hours for each training session completed.
SMART Hourly Training
Presentation Products offers customizable training for participants whose needs are not within a scope defined by curriculum-based training offerings. This training may be purchased at an hourly rate with a 2-hour minimum.>