Sunday, 28 August 2011

SMART Notebook Express and CfE linked notebook resources

You can find smartboard resources related to the Curriculum for Excellence at You can choose your stage and subject from the drop down menus.

If you have used up your 30 day free trial of smart notebook at home you can now use the SMART Notebook Express web application instead. This is a web-based version of SMART Notebook software which is available to all teachers whether they have a smartboard or not. Teachers can use its interactive lesson delivery and editing features anywhere, without having to download any software. You can use SMART Notebook Express to open lesson files in a browser or download them to a computer. It is available from smarttech.

You can also download the software to your computer too so that you don't have to be online to use it.

Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Virtual Farm Walk

The Virtual Farm Walk - like a real farm - is a great place for learning for ages 7-13 and covers curricular areas such as language, maths, geography, art, science and ICT.  The Virtual Farm Walk from LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming) gives children the chance to understand  how farm animals are kept, which machines are used in the countryside and what is done to create and protect animal habitats.  There are also supporting task sheets suitable for different age groups.

Thursday, 18 August 2011

Seasonal Lesson Plans

HotChalk's LessonPlansPage has loads of teaching resources including a seasonal lesson plan download page for every month of the year.