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New Software Allows Teachers To Control Smart Boards From iPads
now be able to use an iPad to control and interact with SMART
and other devices controlled by Smart Notebook software.
the most significant feature of the new Smart
Notebook Maestro software that
will become available October 31.
Technologies officials said the new developments are in direct
teachers telling them they wanted to be able to change Notebook pages
and manipulate images on whiteboards while moving around the classroom.
increased use of iPads in the classroom, teachers told us they wanted
flexibility of controlling their Notebook lessons from their tablets,"
Greg Estell, president of education for Smart Technologies. "We've
with Smart Notebook Maestro, providing another tool for lesson delivery."
the new software from an iPad, educators must have Notebook software
14.2 or higher, a Notebook Advantage subscription and the latest version of
Notebook for iPad app, which will be available from the Apple App store.
Notebook Maestro software will be available as a free download from the
Smart Web site. A one-year subscription to Notebook Advantage starts at
there are discounts for volume and longer terms. The Notebook app will
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.