Winter/Spring SMART Board Classes in St. Louis


Transforming Learning with a SMART Board (Level 1)
Feb. 28 & 29  4-7pm  /
March 22  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! 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 SMARTBoard Lessons to Engage & Motivate Students (Level 2)
March 27   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.  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 Notebook files that have already been created for use on the SMART Board. You’ll be able to find usable files and tweak them.

Best Practices in SMART Notebook Lesson Creation (Level 3)
March 29  8:30am-3:30pm; $149 CSD member; $189 non-member
(One Grad. Credit Available)
PREREQUISITE: Level 2 Training or equivalent; NOT FOR BEGINNERS; participants will be sent a survey of their skills before enrolling.
Enhance your ability to create professional and interactive SMART Notebook lesson activities!  This content creation class provides instruction and best practices for creating content with SMART Notebook collaborative learning software. Available for teachers with intermediate or advanced skills in SMART Notebook software, this class will teach you how to create interactive lesson activities based on curriculum standards and best practices scoring guides. You’ll also collaborate with others teaching in your grade and subject area to design and build lessons. You are encouraged to bring any curriculum materials you might need, such as teacher guides and supplemental materials.  Lesson activities created in class will then be shared with other teachers through the SMART Exchange.

Register here for the above SMART Board courses- level 1, 2 and/or 3!

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