Integrating Interactive Whiteboards with Instruction for Students with Autism


Warm Up: Well Wishes

Warm Up 2: SMART Trade Show

Top ten ways to use a Smart Board!!!!

10 To focus the attention of your classroom learning community
9 Don’t use it as the central focus of your lesson
8 Whatever you are doing right now….annotate your thinking on top of it
7 Whatever you are doing right now…annotate your students thinking on top of it
6 Video conference with a classroom outside your school
5 Model something
4 Share something
3 Small group center
2 Share classroom files with students and parents
1 Create student icons and use them

Activity 1: Loti Survey
What is your current level of understanding?

Optional Graphic Organizer:

Activity 2: Teaching with Interactive Whiteboards by Robert J. Marzano

Respond on the Etherpad here:

Activity 3: Google Earth and Google Maps
Flat Stanley Activity

View Flat Stanley's Travels in a larger map

Activity 4: Case Studies about Interactive Whiteboards and Students with Autism
Case Study:
Etherpad to Respond:

Activity 5: I Have...Who Has???
Classroom Management
Resources that I NEED
Formative Assessment
Accessing the Board (Fine and Gross Motor Skills)
SmartBoards as a Center for Small Group Instruction/Practice
Things I Wish I Could Do in SMART Notebook

Open Work Time: Here are some Resources for the Open Work Time
SmartTech Resources:
Talking SmartBoards in Autism Blog:
Smart Notebook Software ONLINE:
More Smart Notebook Websites:
100 Ideas for a Document Camera:
160 Ideas for a Document Camera:
Visual Recipes:
Make Your Own Favorites Page:
Wednesday's with Sam:
Fun Movie Maker:

Add a link here:

Google Addresses for Smartboard Files: