September 2008 | PG 3
You can find
a database o
on our education website.Each question set includes 10 questionsthat are correlated to local curriculumstandards and are compatible with amatching SMART-created lesson activity onthe same topic.Here are some o our newest Senteoquestion sets that you can use with yourmath, social studies and science students.Try them out today!
Math students in grades 4–6 can test theirability at rounding decimals to the nearestwhole number.
Social studies students in grades 7–9can test their knowledge o the eectso acid rain and its signiicance or theenvironment.
Science students in grades 10–12 can testtheir knowledge o the products that arecreated rom the ractionation o crude oil.
Senteo question sets
Reaching every learner
If you ask Bruce White
, dierentiated instruction is just good teaching. White is alearning technology coordinator based in London, Ontario, who supports 33 schools in theThames Valley School District. Much o his time is spent encouraging and assisting teachers todierentiate their instruction by making ull use o the technology tools in their classrooms.“Dierentiated instruction is making sure that every student is engaged. It means that as ateacher you look at the needs o your students and you try to modiy your course and yourinstruction to match those needs,” White says.
In last month’s issue
, we highlighted the passion that our services team brings to makingevery customer interaction extraordinary. In addition to providing high-level technical supportand training services, the team is committed to empowering our customers to help themselvesas much as possible. How does SMART do this? One way is by providing a readily available,unrivaled source o SMART product-related inormation – our online knowledge base.The extensive knowledge base on the
o www.smarttech.com provides easyaccess to a vast library o technical documents that cover virtually everything you need to knowabout SMART products and their installation, administration and use. This resource includesproduct and quick-reerence guides, technical bulletins, how-to articles and a series o highlyocused troubleshooting articles.O particular note is
, which you can ind in the popular downloadssection o the support site. This document oers ast and simple solutions to minor issues youmay be dealing with. It’s regularly updated to cover the most current questions customers haveand can be regarded as your irst source o inormation when seeking a quick answer.I you don’t ind your answer in this particular document, you can easily search the many otherresources on the site. Simply go to the
Search the knowledge base
section on the right-handside o the support site main page and enter a relevant keyword (or a document number i youknow it) into the search tool.The knowledge base does more than just help you solve problems quickly – it also adds urthervalue to every SMART product you use. In much the same way that in-depth knowledgeand previous experience enables master artisans to get the very best out o their tools, theknowledge base can help you maximize your products’ ull potential.
Helping yourself and adding value withSMART’s knowledge base