Set up the time you need for countdown, 5 minutes to 60 minutes, and start the timer. The time will start ticking in Roman Numeral style! Great to see what time would be like written down in Roman times. Have fun!
“Leafy Art” allows a student to add different types of leaves – including the one he had created – into a background of his choosing, in many different manners. He may also color both the background and the leaves, and print his art to bring home.
“Catch and Sort” takes the drawn leaf and creates multiple copies of different size and color, which the student then has to sort in baskets. The game starts simple, but gets progressively difficult as the child completes each task successfully.
This smartboard game allows your students to build a termite tower. The students can draw shapes on the smartboard and then drop the shapes to build the tower. The whole class can even challenge the computer to see who finishes the tower first. Just make sure you draw with your fingers on the left and not the smartboard pens.
Have teams race against the clock to find the objects on their card in this bingo smartboard game! Your students will have to identify different fruit and click on the relevant object before the time runs out. Once they get five fruits in a row, they can yell BINGO!
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Playing jeopardy in your classroom can be loads of fun! However, many teachers find they don’t have the time to setup a jeopardy game the instant they need it in class. This is where Jeopardy Math Game comes in. It has yet to be launched, but it looks very promising, so make sure you sign up now.
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If you are teaching your students about the world (whether it is climate, the different languages, natural disasters etc.), you must have a look at National Geographic Interactive Maps. They have the following maps available:
– population density
– volcanic eruptions
– ocean currents
– language diversity
– climate zones
I will bet you will learn something from these maps as well 🙂
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If you are looking for a smartboard lesson on the food chain, Sheppard Software has a great lesson for you. Your students are tasks with putting the different objects in the correct order to complete the food chain.
We all know that Jeopardy for the classroom must be one of the most popular smartboard games one can play. You have to give Stu’s Quiz Boxes a try. This is Jeopardy to the order of 10. Great fun, great graphics, your students will love it!
This smartboard game is a bit of a different activity. It allows you to see how many slaves you have “working” for you at the moment. Both your students and you as a teacher will find it fascinating. The slavery footprint is based on what products you have in your household and what you regularly buy.