Department of Computer Science

Computer Science Summer Camps and Teacher Workshops

Introduction to SmartBoard

Target Audience: K-12 Teachers who would like to learn SmartBoard technology to support their classroom teaching

Justification: This will give teachers the opportunity to earn continuing education credit and work toward the Texas Teacher Technology Competencies Certification.

Date: Thursday, June 16, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Cost: $75 per person; includes lunch

This course is designed so that teachers will learn everything from the very basics of using a SMART Board right through to creating intuitive, interactive and engaging lesson plans. We will demonstrate the various features and tools of the SMART Board and gain an understanding of the appropriate use of computers and other technology in instructional design.

Topics include:

Workshop Objectives:

Those successfully completing the course will be able to:

  1. Learn the basic features of Smart Board.
  2. Develop instructional software for use in the classroom.
  3. Use the Smart Board for communicating information in the classroom.
  4. Discuss the use of multimedia for instruction.
  5. Gain practical experience in teaching using the Smart Board technology.

Workshop Application Materials

Camp and Workshop Schedule