SmartTools for Everyone, Colin Reynolds

Description: Learn how to combine the SmartTools software with your laptop,a projector and wireless mouse to create the types of interactive activities used with SmartBoards, without the board. The tools are available to all and there are many uses for them.

District goals and initiatives included:
  • NETS T - Start here.
  • 21st Century Learning
  • One computer classroom
  • Technology Literacy
  • Internet Safety
  • SMART Board Awareness

Tech tools: SMART Notebook Software, E-mail, GoogleDocs

Link from presentation:

Handouts: SMART Technologies Glossary

Presenter bio: Colin Reynolds is currently a fourth grade teacher at Horace Mann Elementary School and also taught first grade for a few years. He attempts to incorporate technology in a variety of ways in his classroom and enjoys teaching his students how to effectively use learning tools to enhance their education. He maintains a classroom blog to support parent communication and student learning, both inside and outside the school classroom.

Skill level: Delete what does not apply
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced
  • All

Grade level: Delete what does not apply
  • PreK-2
  • 3-5
  • 6-8
  • Adult
  • All

Capacity or ratio: 15