One of the most exciting new features of Notebook 14 is the Ink Editing feature using the Text Pen! Now you can edit, move, delete, modify or insert text objects without reaching for a keyboard. Educators can enhance instruction with automatic handwriting recognition and conversion by using the innovative Text Pen with intuitive text editing […]
About Angela Michele
Angela Michele has been a champion of education technology since four computers appeared in her sixth grade Harlem classroom, where her creative and successful use of those computers led to positions as Technology Instructional Specialist, and District Five's Project SMART staff developer. A personal commitment to bringing technology to urban areas has led her to train teachers throughout the NYCDOE as well as develop and pilot programs such as the Mouse Squad program with MOUSE.org. Angela is a certified SMART trainer, Google Apps for Education Administrator, and has a MS in Instructional Technology.
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What are STVP funds? The New York State School Technology Voucher Program (NYS-STVP) resulted from the Settlement Agreement between New York State consumers and Microsoft Corporation. Funds awarded in the settlement are offered to eligible public school districts (on behalf of their eligible public schools), in the form of vouchers. These vouchers can be used by eligible schools […]
SMART amp™ collaborative learning software Created with the input of teachers from around the world, SMART amp is designed for the pedagogical needs of today’s classrooms. It connects a variety of different devices to a collaborative workspace where students can work together and teachers can upload lesson material and conduct real-time assessments. In response to […]
Presentation Products, Inc. in partnership with Léman Manhattan Preparatory School will conduct a series of mini-workshops for SMART users who are looking for more ways to introduce interactive activities into their classrooms. These workshops will best serve individuals who have experience with the SMART board and Notebook software, but who may want advanced instruction on how […]
Download Our Fee Lesson of the month. This month, practice Common Idioms using your SMART Interactive Whiteboard. *You must have SMART Notebook Software to open this download.
SMART is making a number of changes to offer increased flexibility for collaborative learning on any interactive device and to make it easier for schools and districts to standardize use of SMART Notebook™ collaborative learning software. SMART is also introducing Notebook Advantage software maintenance plans to provide annual access to product upgrades and subject-specific add-ons. […]
Having trouble getting your SMART Board to mirror your laptop/computer screen? Doing this will allow you to remotely control what is displayed on the board and allows a teacher to control the flow of a lesson while students interact with the board for specific activities. It’s easy! Windows computer: Go to the start menu and […]
In late November, SMART announced a partnership with Google which will utilize Google’s Cloud Platform to improve the reaches of collaborative education. Teachers and students will be able to log in to SMART amp software with their Google username and share lesson materials from any device with internet access. This could be the answer to setting up a consistent […]