It's summer, so I feel that it's time to change up the traditional Fresh Look Fridays blog post, and put a new twist on it for the next 8 weeks. Instead of focusing on cool interactive websites for your students, I thought I'd introduce you to websites appropriate for the adults in the classroom.
This week's theme? SMART Board maintenance. We have them, we use them, the kids use them, and they need to be taken care of.
First up, a quick little video by the good folks at SMART to give you some basic tips on maintaining your SMART Board:
Not into watching a video today? Check out this link on EHow to read 4 quick and easy steps to cleaning your SMART Board (including how to get rid of permanent marker if one was used on the surface). Please note, I do not advocate using dry erase markers on a regular basis on your board, as I find that they cause lots of residue that can be annoying and difficult to clean. Stick with the virtual "markers" whenever possible!
Oh yeah - many of you have probably been wondering where I've disappeared to? I realize I haven't been posting as regularly for the past 4 weeks, but I've been SUPER busy. Combine a teething baby with a move across the country and you've got 34 hours of work to do each day in a 24 hour time period! But not to worry, things have settled down and we're enjoying our new sights:
Back to the regular blogging grindstone!