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Transforming Learning with a SMART Board (Level 1 Training)
June 2, June 29, OR July 29 – 8:30am-3:30pm
$149 CSD member; $189 non-member (No Credit)
The SMART Board is an interactive whiteboard that can improve the way you teach. Come learn how to use this technology tool in your classroom—no prior knowledge of SMART Boards required! This is a class for beginners with no prior knowledge of SMART Boards. Discover how to find and develop lesson plans that make use of this fabulous tool and motivate 21st century students.
Creating SMART Board Lessons to Engage and Motivate Students
(Level 2 Training)
June 4 OR July 9 – 8:30am-3:30pm
$149 CSD member; $189 non-member (One Grad. Credit Available)
PREREQUISITE: Level 1 Training or equivalent; not a class for beginners
Do you already have a SMART Board and consider yourself a user? This intermediate class is for you! Come learn some of the advanced features of the SMART Board and create lessons. Become adept at creating recordings of what you do on the SMART Board for future playback! Find out how to use the video player that comes with your SMART Board to annotate videos. Learn how to attach audio files to objects on the SMART Board, and how to save items that you use often and want to share to the My Content folder. We’ll show you how to find hundreds of lessons that have already been created for use on the SMART Board. You’ll be able to create your own usable lesson, either from scratch or by tweaking a downloaded lesson.
Using SMART Response in the Classroom
June 9 – 8:30am-3:30pm
$149 CSD member; $189 non-member (No credit available)
What’s all the buzz about “clicker” systems in the classroom? SMART Response (formerly called Senteo) is an interactive response system combining handheld wireless remotes (or clickers), a receiver and powerful assessment software that allows you to create tests and manage, track, and evaluate the results. This system integrates seamlessly with the SMART Board, but must be purchased separately. Come learn how to set up formative and summative assessments for your students and obtain immediate results that can be used to guide instruction. Learn the basics of the hardware and software, how to set up a grade book, and practice creating assessments.
Register at www.csd.org/tele.