Winter Attendance

Just in time for Winter, we have a new Attendance activity that allows students to take their own attendance on the SMART Board and lets the teachers easily see who is present in class. This activity can be used in either Notebook 10 or Notebook 11. The Notebook 11 Attendance Page uses the Activity Builder feature to center the student names and play a magical chime that lets students know they successfully took their own attendance. If you don’t have Notebook 11, you can use the Notebook 10 Attendance Page. Customizing the attendance pages with your students’ names is a snap! This activity is free for all member and does not count against your download credit. Become a Member Now – It’s free too!  ...

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Say Hello Attendance – Fall Theme

Say Hello Attendance – Fall Theme

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“Konnichiwa!” Taking attendance has never been so much fun and educational at the same time. To take attendance, students go to the SMART Board and touch on the pumpkin below their name. A smiling pumpkin will appear and it will greet the student with a cheerful “hello” using a different language. The activity contains “hello” in 17 different languages. To find out what language the pumpkin is using, students touch on their name or below the pumpkin. Customizing the Attendance page with the name of your students is extremely easy and only takes a few minutes. Instructions are contained in the file. You must be a member to download this resource. Become a Member Now – It’s Free!...

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Jack-O’-Lantern Attendance

Jack-O’-Lantern Attendance

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Your attendance is required! Students will love helping you take attendance with this scary and entertaining activity for the SMART Board. Just display the attendance page containing the names of your students on the SMART Board. When students touch on the pumpkin above their name, they will hear a scary laugh and watch the pumpkin fly off the page revealing a scary Jack-O’-Lantern. It only takes a few minutes to change the names to reflect the names of the students in your classroom. Instructions are included. You must be a member to download this resource. Become a Member Now – It’s Free!...

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Banana Rama – Round To Nearest 10

The goal of this activity is to collect 10 bananas as fast as possible by touching on correct answers to 10 unique rounding problems. This version reinforces rounding to the nearest ten. This file also contains instructions for creating new versions that use different numbers so teachers can continue to reinforce rounding to 10 without using the same numbers over and over again.     You must be a member to download this resource. Become a Member Now – It’s...

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Role Model Template

Role Model is a fun “Back To School” activity for the SMART Board that guides students through a series of short and easy calculations. When the students get their final answer, they match it to a numbered list of ten names to determine their perfect role model. The fun part is that no matter what number the students start with, the result from their calculation will always be the same number 9. Since you know what the answer will be, you can place “your” name at position 9 to show that “you” are their perfect role model. Instructions for adding your name to the list of names are contained in the file. This resource is complimentary for all Membership levels. You must be a member to download this resource. Become a Member Now – It’s Free!  ...

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Random Word Selector Template

Random Word Selector Template

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This Notebook file contains a Notebook page that lets you add up to 36 words and randomly select the words when a button is touched on the SMART Board. The words can be selected so they do not repeat. This is a great template to create a Random Student Picker containing the names of your students. Changing the words is very easy and you can add other objects to the page to make it more engaging. The file contains instructions for modifying the template and there is a video for modifying the template located here. You must be a member to download this resource. Become a Member Now – It’s Free!  ...

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Aquarium Reveal

Aquarium Reveal

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You’ll love this simple but engaging activity that displays information by touching a button. This Notebook template file can be used to display any information, like a student name, and changing the information that gets revealed takes just a few seconds. The instructions for changing the information are contained in the file and are very easy to follow.     You must be a member to download this resource. Become a Member Now – It’s Free!  ...

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Animal Attendance

Animal Attendance

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This Notebook template file provides a fun way for students to take attendance on the SMART Board. When students arrive in the classroom, they go to the SMART Board and touch on the white box containing their name. When they do, an image of an animal will appear to indicate they are in attendance. Changing the activity to reflect your students’ names is extremely easy and you can also change the location of the names so students aren’t always associated with the same animal. The file also contains instructions for designating a special student by changing their silhouette to blue. You must be a member to download this resource. Become a Member Now – It’s Free!  ...

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Annie’s Attendance Template

Annie’s Attendance Template

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This Notebook template file makes it easy to customize an attendance page that allows your students to take their own attendance on the SMART Board. To take attendance, each students goes to the SMART Board and touches on their name. Annie will give her stamp of approval and the color of the name will change showing that the student is in attendance for that day. Changing the activity to reflect your students’ names is a snap and you can use the file everyday. You could also take a screen snapshot of the current day’s attendance and save the page to your computer as a way of keeping attendance records. You must be a member to download this resource. Become a Member Now – It’s Free!  ...

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Phantom Menace Template

Phantom Menace Template

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The Phantom Menace Review Game Template is used to create a custom Phantom Menace Review game that uses random selection to choose which team turn it is and what the point value for that team is if they answer the question correctly. The template is set up to make it easy to enter custom questions and answers and it even has the ability for you to enter a hint. This template has an accompanying instruction video that guides you through how to add your own content.   You must be a member to download this resource. Become a Member Now – It’s Free!...

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Spin To Win Review Template

Spin To Win Review Template

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The Spin To Win Review Game Template is used to create a custom Spin To Win game that uses a spinner to select a point values from 100 to 1000. Each point value page has three questions for the students to choose allowing you to create a 30-question game for two teams. However, if  you don’t want that many questions, you can create a 10- or 20-question game instead. The game also includes a fun Scoreboard where students keep track of each team’s score. This template has an accompanying instruction video that helps make it easy to make all the necessary changes. You must be a member to download this resource. Become a Member Now – It’s Free!...

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Passcode Reveal Template

Passcode Reveal Template

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The Passcode Reveal Template contains an iPhone-type security screen where students have to enter a five digit passcode to reveal information. The template allows you to modify the five digit passcode number and to change what happens when students enter the correct code. When you open your file in Transparent Background mode, it will display the security screen near the bottom-right of any page that is displayed on your SMART Board. Students will not be able to touch anything on the SMART Board display until the correct passcode is entered. It works great when displaying a web page or another Notebook file. You must be a member to download this resource. Become a Member Now – It’s Free!...

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Battleship Game Template

Battleship Game Template

Located in Notebook Files / Templates

The SMART Notebook Battleship template is here! Use this template to setup your own Battleship Game between two teams. Positioning the ships for each team only takes a few minutes (or seconds) and you’re ready to play. The game uses two random spinners to select the coordinates – one spinner for the x-coordinate and one for the y-coordinate. The spinners also have positions for students to choose any position they want. When the coordinate has been chosen, students touch on the correct coordinate to see if they got a hit. This template also includes video instructions in the Video Resource area of this site. They are also available on the last page of the template file (Internet connection required). You must be a member to download this resource. Become a Member Now – It’s Free!  ...

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Tabbed Information Template

Tabbed Information Template

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The Tabbed Information Notebook template allows you to customize a three tabbed information box containing different information depending on which tab is selected. Using the tabbed information box is a great way to make the first page of the Notebook lesson engaging while making it easy to access other information essential to using the activity. All the functionality to view the different tabs is already set up, all you need to do is change the tab names and place your own information on the tab pages. To help make modifying the template a breeze, you can view the step-by-step video instructions  located in the Video Resource Section. You must be a member to download this resource. Become a Member Now – It’s Free!    ...

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Armless Octopus Template

Armless Octopus Template

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This is a Notebook file that allows you to create a custom Armless Octopus game. The Armless Octopus game is a hangman-type game where students try to guess a word by selecting letters. The template allows words from four to ten letters. The procedures to modify the template are contained in the first few pages. Please follow the instructions very carefully. After modifying the template file, the instruction pages should be deleted prior to using in the classroom. Click here for a list of Armless Octopus games that are ready to play! You must be a member to download this resource. Become a Member Now – It’s Free!...

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