We have added about 90 Promethean boards or interactive projectors to the Secondary division in our core curriculum areas. These devices use the ActivInspire software that we were introduced to when we began installing Promethean boards.
We have these devices in classrooms that have never had them and new teachers in classrooms that may never have used the software. To increase teachers proficient in basics of the software quickly, we have developed some videos that can be used either in creating flipcharts at the board or at their computers. We will be adding to these videos as the school year progresses.
If you have topics that you would like covered in a short video or in a face-to-face class, please contact Jane Logan at extension 6327.
ActivInspire Introduction & Beginning Tools - This video will introduce ActivInspire to the teacher and cover the basic tools in creating flipcharts.
Promethean Planet - This video will introduce the teacher to Promethean Planet. This website is free and has many flipcharts created by other teachers that can be downloaded to the teacher's computer for use and modifications. The video shows the teacher how to register to the site so they may receive information as new enhancements are added to ActivInspire.
Downloading ActivInspire software - This video will show you how to install the ActivInspire software from the Promethean Planet website.
6th Grade Science Curriculum map - In this video we show the user the science curriculum for 6th grade, select a PowerPoint presentation which we import into ActivInspire and update the links to current websites.
High School Government Curriculum map - In this video we show the user the curriculum for high school government, select a PowerPoint presentation which we import into ActivInspire and update the links to current websites.