SMART has a new add-on for Notebook software called Extreme Collaboration that enables collaboration in the classroom by leveraging student devices that are web enabled. This video is a brief demonstration of what can be done with this new tool. Stay tuned and later will come a full tutorial on how to use this great tool to its full extent.


Bob Jackman

Bob Jackman is a native of Utah. He graduated with a BA in Music Performance with a teaching certificate from Southern Utah University. Bob taught at Fort Herriman Middle School for four years teaching instrumental music. During that time he earned a Masters of Music from the University of Utah. He spent two years providing Microsoft operating system technical support and 7 years providing technology support for teachers to help them more efficiently use technology to help students learn. This was done while he was in college and while teaching in Herriman. Bob loves technology and education and is excited to put the two together and help teachers use technology to improve student learning. Bob Jackman is the Education Consultant Supervisor at The Chariot Group, Inc.

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  4 Responses to “Extreme Collaboration: A New SMART Notebook Add-on for the Classroom”

  1. [...] to Bob Jackman, here’s another overview video about XC. It’s part of a blog entry from The Chariot Group. Greetings to Utah!?! This [...]

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    I have 3 Kindles that I can use. I could have 3 students submit answers at a time by calling them up or just passing them through the table groups. I know that using the Smart Board really helps my kids to focus, so I am excited to try this idea!

  3. Bob,
    How did you get the second example to work with the three columns? How is the Smart Notebook page set up so that the three columns are recognized on the mobile device?

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    The columns work by taking any text that is on the page and making that a possible column. In the settings you will specify which text becomes a column (by having a box checked next to it, which is how I made sure not to have my title a column).

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