Feeling overwhelmed? Don't fret. Here are a few resources to get you started utilizing interactive whiteboard technology. Once you're comfortable using and manipulating other educator's resources, try sharing some of your own!


Where did I find these sites? Just search "smart board" or its equivalent into Google or better yet search in educationally relevant material such as Merlot.
SMART Exchange

Social Networking:

SMART Exchange

Smart Board Revolution

Classroom 2.0

TeacherLED


Blogs:

http://blogs.region4.nycenet.edu/communities/smartboard/default.aspx

http://gettingsmarterwithsmartboards.blogspot.com/


Podcasts

http://pdtogo.com/smart/

http://www.getsmartwithsmartboards.com


Tutorials:

Training Center

Teacher's HUB

http://www.teacheronlinetraining.com/library/mod/resource/index.php?id=17

http://www.rockingham.k12.va.us/resources/smartboard.htm


Video Search:

YouTube

TeacherTube

SchoolTube


And Of Course: http://www.education.smarttech.com/ste/en-US/Ed+Resource/Lesson+activities/


Other easily found Smart Board sites:
http://homepage.mac.com/gwashburne/FileSharing2.html (includes MAC files)

http://eduscapes.com/sessions/smartboard/

http://www.lynnreedy.com/

http://technology.usd259.org/resources/whiteboards/smartlessons.htm

http://www.juliethompson.com/SMART.html

http://its.leesummit.k12.mo.us/smartboard.htm

http://www.waukesha.k12.wi.us/WIT/SmartBoard/specificapps.htm

http://smartboards.typepad.com/



Remember, any websites that share Power Point lessons can be easily imported into the Notebook software and manipulated as a Notebook file. Here are some examples of such websites:

http://www.pppst.com/index.html

http://jc-schools.net/ppt.html