SMART Technologies has announced the student edition of SMART Notebook, the collaborative learning software used with all SMART Board interactive whiteboards and displays, Senteo interactive response systems, Sympodium interactive pen displays, and AirLiner wireless slates. SMART Notebook SE gives technologically literate, 21st-century students a learning tool that capitalizes on their sophisticated technology use, reflecting the way today’s students think and organize ideas, the announcement states.
SMART Notebook SE allows students to create, share, organize, and store digital files just like their teachers. Students can also use the software’s scheduling and organizing features to keep track of homework assignments and due dates, take notes, and highlight important concepts. As a flexible learning tool that supports individual, small group and whole-class learning, SMART Notebook SE helps students create, deliver and manage interactive lessons and resources, according to the announcement. The application runs on student desktops, laptops, ultra-mobile PCs, PDAs, and tablets.
My Binder – Helps students organize their schedule and assignments based on tags they assign to their SMART Notebook files
My Home – Allows student to personalize SMART Notebook SE software with their own photos and images
Tag clouds – Locate files quickly via keywords in Web 2.0 tag clouds
SMART Notebook Gallery – Includes thousands of copyright-cleared images, backgrounds and multimedia files for use in developing reports, presentations and other materials; includes more than 6,600 clipart images; students can also add their own images, and audio and video files.
SMART Learning Marketplace – Provides access to the SMART Learning Marketplace, a subscription-based online resource library with more than one million pieces of copyright-cleared educational content
The suggested education price for SMART Notebook SE is US$34.99 per student. SMART Notebook SE will be available in February 2009. For more information, specifications, and a list of SMART authorized resellers, visit www.smarttech.com.
Source: SMART Technologies, www.smarttech.com