SMART Board TrainingSMART Board Traning

SMART Board Level 1 (full day)

You have just received a SMART, are about to get one, or have had one for awhile but need help in locating all the capabilities now open to you. Or perhaps you took this course a long time ago and could really use a refresher.

If you fit any of these descriptions, Level 1 is the right course for you.

In our Level one course you will become comfortable with:
  • Hardware connections and how it all works together
  • Elements of a SMART Board presentation
  • Use of various Pen and Shape Tools to manipulate objects
  • The Pull Down menu
  • Basics of SMART Notebook Toolbar and Side Tabs
  • Practice at Lesson creation in SMART Notebook software
  • Creation of Pull Tabs
  • Introduction to Lesson Activity Toolkit
Access to online lesson time will be allotted to ask questions and create interactive lesson activities. Lunch and workbook provided.

SMART Board Level 2 (full day)

Now you either are an experience SMART Board user or have taken Level 1 and want to turn things up a notch!

Our Level 2 training has been completely revamped to include some special not in the book items along with manual materials:
  • Video conversion for use in SMART lessons (YouTube video without the website!)
  • Sound conversion and linking-teacher voice sound linking
  • Customization of your SMART Tools, Pages and Objects
  • Detailed use of My Content
  • SMART Recorder options with an example of Backwards Class teaching
  • Brief Review of Level 1
  • Page to page effective Linking in a lesson
  • Lesson Activity Tool kit
  • Lesson Creation and Dissection
  • Detail on SMART online resources
  • Exploration of other online websites that complement your SMART BoardTime will be allotted to ask questions and create interactive lesson activities.
Note: All participants should have basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows or Mac OS operating system software. Note: This class is not for beginners.

Lunch, workbook and handout of materials covered not in book provided.

Custom Sessions

Would you like to have the training done at your site on a professional development day? We are happy to help. SMART Level 1, SMART Level 2, SMART Response clicker system trainings as well as any combination of content material. For example, a special half day session of modified SMART Level 1 can be taught in the morning along with a modified SMART Level 2 in the afternoon. Call for a consultation.



$500.00 half day / $1,000 full day, plus mileage

Non-member in Minnesota
$750.00 half day / $1,500 full day, plus mileage

Out of state
$2,000 full day, plus travel expenses.

SMART Board Kit Load Program

Portable SMART Do you have a need to borrow a portable, a table top SMART Board? We are making our portable SMART Board kit available to all current members for loan at no charge on an ongoing basis. They are great for using at booths and small group presentations.

The portable SMART Board kit comes with all the accessories to get up and running and fits in a very nice carrying case that is included. We will also include one projector. Equipment must be picked up and returned to Resource Training & Solutions offices in Sartell. Rentals are for up to one week. Resource staff can even show you how to set it up.

To discuss SMART Board traning or rent the portable SMART Board kit contact Anthony Farag at or call (320) 255-3236 ext. 313.