SMART Skills

Creating Interactive Pages

Instructional Quick Tips

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Attaching a Sound for Instant Feedback

See how to attach a sound to an object for instant feedback on a SMART Notebook page.

Linking an Object to a Page in Your SMART Notebook File

Learn how to link any object on a SMART Notebook page to another page in SMART Notebook..

Using Interactive Pull Tabs

Discover how to use the interactive pull tasb found in the Gallery.

Ordering Objects in SMART Notebook

All objects on SMART Notebook are stacked like a collage. See how to change the order of objects and move them around in this video.

Creating a Super Sort

Learn how to create a Super Sort Activity using ClassLab.

Creating a Fill in the Blank

Learn how to create a Fill in the Blank Activity using ClassLab.

Creating a Rank Order

Learn how to create a Rank Order Activity using ClassLab.

Creating Shout it Out

Learn how to create a Shout it Out Activity using ClassLab.

Creating a Student List

Student lists can be an easy way to encourage turn taking inside of ClassLab Activites, learn how to create and pick from a Student list with this video.

Signing into your SMART account

To use the premium features of SMART Notebook as well as connect to student devices, you must be signed in with a SMART account. See how to sign into your account inside of the SMART Notebook software with this video.

Create Your Own Pull Tabs

Learn how to create pull tabs. Creating them from the gallery or using any objects to create custom pull tabs.

Create a Speed-up Review Game

Create a Speed Up review game activity using ClassLab.

SLS O - Starting a Lesson from Google Drive

See how to integrate SMART Learning Suite Online with G-Suite by creating new activities for SLS O via Google Drive.

SLS O - Uploading a Pe-Created File and Adding to It

Using content you already have is very easy with SLS O. Learn how to upload PowerPoints, SMART Notebook and PDF files to SLS O and add activities to content you already have.

SLS O - Creating a File from Start

See how to begin a SLS O lesson activity by accessing the creation tool and creating a ClassLab Activity or Response 2 Assessment

Non-Standard Units of Measure Kindergarten

During this activity students will measure various household objects using non-standard units of measure (paper clips).  This will be done both digitally with SMART Learning Suite Online and with manulipatives.  

Certificate Bearing Courses

Below are Full Courses associated with your selected Skill. At the end of the course you must complete the quiz to receive a Certificate of completion
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SMART Sounds for ELLs

Looking for effective ways to engage your ELLs with SMART Technologies? In this session, we will share with you some of the hidden secrets in SMART Notebook that could help you teach your ELL population! 

Teq DTC: SMART Learning Suite Session 1 - Introduction

Earn your Digital Teacher Certification by learning the ins and outs of the SMART learning suite with our nine-session online course! Join our PD instructors as they cover everything from basic flat panel set up to lesson development using the SMART Notebook and SMART Learning Suite online. This first session will cover the SMART Board basics, which includes an overview of connectivity, how to download the software, SMART Ink tools, touch input, more! At the end of the 9-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the SMART Notebook software.

Teq DTC: SMART Learning Suite Session 4 - Sound & Object Animation

Join us for the next step in our 9-part Digital Teacher Certification course! In this session our PD instructors will teach you how to appeal to your auditory learners by adding sounds to your Notebook lessons that act as positive and negative cues. We’ll also cover how to animate objects to add visual stimulation and excitement to your lesson pages. At the end of the 10-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the SMART Notebook software.

Teq DTC: SMART Learning Suite Session 7 - Add-ons & Widgets

Continue your learning with session 7 of the 9-part Digital Teacher Certification course! In this session you’ll learn how to use the SMART Notebook Activity Builder to create your own dynamic lessons! We’ll review how to download and attach other add-ons and widgets such as Smart Blocks, Youtube, Image Search and Geogebra. At the end of the 9-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the SMART Notebook

Teq DTC: SMART Learning Suite Session 8 - SLS Online

Join our PD team for session 8 of the 9-part Digital Teacher Certification course! Now that you have learned how to use the features of SMART Notebook, we'll review how to use the SMART Learning Suite (SLS) Online! SLS Online gives teachers instant access to all of their SMART Notebook lessons from anywhere, at anytime, on any device. Learn how to distribute copies of your interactive lessons to your students and spark engagement in your classroom by creating collaborative workspaces! Learn how to create real-time formative assessments,  open and deliver lessons, connect student devices, and guide instruction! At the end of the 9-sessions, each participant will have earned a Teq Digital Teacher Certification, along with a completed and classroom ready SMART Notebook lesson file, built using the skills learned throughout the course. This track will cover everything SMART, including the interactive flat panel and SMART Learning Suite using the SMART Notebook

Introduction to SMART Learning Suite Online

SMART Learning Suite Online (SLS) gives teachers a place to create classroom activities, assessments, and enhance archived lessons to extend learning. Join us as we walk through the SLS features that will help you to add an interactive spin to your static lessons that will spark engagement in your students. We’ll explore ready-made activity templates and complimentary lesson files that can be easily adapted to fit your classroom!

Making Morning Routines Digital Using SMART Learning Suite Online

A morning meeting that consists of calendar and scheduling has always been a staple in primary classrooms as a way to set the tone for the day. What if you could incorporate technology to continue to use morning meetings as you teach remotely, and leverage them as a way to engage students and bolster your classroom community even when students can't meet face-to-face? Join us as we explore how to use SLSO to make morning routines digital, especially during times of remote teaching. We’ll also share strategies that can be incorporated into your digital or physical classroom when you return.

Using Existing PDFs & Worksheets with SMART Learning Suite Online

SMART Learning Suite Online gives you the ability to use pre-existing PDFs, worksheets and other content to create independent handouts or digital dittos. If you are looking to handout content to students to have them annotate, draw, type and add images as answers this session will cover exactly that. Learn how to leverage SMART Learning Suite Online to provide worksheet activities, game based activities and more. Activities can be provided to students for out of class instruction via Canvas, Google Classroom or any LMS you may be using.

GeoGebra Tools for Math Practice

Interested in learning how GeoGebra can help increase math achievement in your class? In this course, we’ll explore the website and how it can help you introduce and provide opportunities for students to practice different math concepts including geometry, algebra, tables, and graphing.

Digital Online Certifications

Below are some popular Digital Teacher Certifications that are available as a series of online courses. Click on a logo to start your certification track today!