The activity builder was a nice touch from the people at Smarttech. With the activity builder you can create categorization activities quite quickly. Students will drag items from the the Notebook page into a category and if they are right the object will stay or disappear and if the student is wrong the item will bounce back to where it was. Using the activity builder is extremely useful and very easy to use.
For educators who teach statistics or anything that deals with geography check out TargetMaps. This is a great web 2.0 tool that will allow you and your students to create visually appealing presentations about data that they have researched.
Desmos is a web 2.0 graphing calculator that allows easy demonstrations for students in math classrooms on how to graph mathematical formulas. Extremely easy to use. Print, save, or share your graph in multiple formats.
fur.ly is a great place/idea for educators who are struggling with students finding the right websites or who are having their students copy long URLs off of the board. This tool will let you have one URL that will open multiple websites at one time.
New Smartboard tip and trick worth giving a shot this coming school year in your classroom. The Extreme Collaboration add-on has the potential of revolutionizing the way we use the Smartboard with our students and in classes that have mobile devices. Take a look at this tutorial to get an idea of what is possible with the Extreme Collaboration tool.
Popplet is a unique method of creating dynamic concept maps/organization charts as a classroom tool to discuss ideas. Very easy to use. You can add images, video, and share your finished product on your blog or website by embedding the code.
With DiagramPainter, you can quickly draw flowchart diagrams, mind mappings, organization charts, and more. With a few clicks, you can then integrate the diagram in your favourite program, by copying it to the clipboard as image, or saving it as file...