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Open Labs 101 - Greenbook Outline

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Open Labs 101 for Middle School


Presenters:  Veronica Balogh, Kathy Collins,Sherry Haibach, Sandi Sturgill




The course will be an overview on how to manage the computer and mobile labs.  Topics to be covered include new procedures and basics of SMARTBoard, SMART Notebook, SMART Sync software and student and teacher file management.  This course is a must for anyone intersted in integrating technology within your instruction.

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      SMARTBoard Basics

  • Orient
  • Projector & Remote control
  • Ink Layer
  • Erasing
  • Troubleshooting basics


SMART Notebook

  • Why SMART Notebook?
  • Navigation Toolbars & Task Pane -screenshades, capture, split screen, add page,
  • Searching for Content (essentials for educators)
  • Working with Objects
  • Saving Notebook Files
  • what has worked in our classrooms to get students excited
  • have teachers brainstorm what they might do



  • Logging into class
  • Viewing student screens
  • Lock screens
  • Broadcast screens
  • Chat
  • File Transfer
  • Application Blocks
  • Application Launch


Mobile Labs

  • Policy for checking out
  • Connections – Electrical and network
  • Distributing Laptops
  • Educating students on use & care
  • Packing up
  • Troubleshooting


File Management

  • Saving to Z: Drive
  • Importance of not sharing log ins
  • Deep Freeze


  • Atomic Learning, eTools4Teachers as resource






Open Computer and Mobile Labs

Who is making the videos to explain how to use the labs?



  • How to apply new lab guidelines:  "How to Use Computer Labs"
  • How to use mobile labs (laptops)


I am currently working on a powerpoint presentation in Google Docs for this greenbook!  If you would like this to be shared with you, e-mail me at shaibach@bcsoh.org.




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