Items Tagged as "Tools"

Summer Gallery Pack

Cameron.Nichols's picture

I'm looking for some content to use to plan my end of the year lessons. Does MimioConnect have anything available?

Answer: 
Schools out for Summer….well almost! Are you looking for resources to help plan those end of the year lesson plans? Let MimioConnect save you some time in search of the perfect content because we have it all right here in our amazing Summer Gallery Pack! From sandcastles to starfish, interactive lessons, and templates ready to use we have it all! Watch the video to find out what this free resource has to offer and don’t forget to download it today. Whatever your Summer lesson planning needs are we have it covered. Click HERE to download this amazing resource!
Question sender: 
Christine T.

File Insert

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Is there a way to insert a table?

Answer: 
You will be happy to know that you have a few different options when it comes to inserting a table into your MimioStudio Notebook lesson. I’m not sure which application the table you are trying to insert is formatted in but you can try to copy and paste it in by right clicking on the table, select COPY and then once you are in MimioStudio Notebook simply right click again and select PASTE. You could also do this by using the menu options at the top of MimioStudio Notebook. If the copy/paste option doesn’t work you can always use the screen clipping tool (which is on your toolbar) to clip the chart and add it to your lesson. In this case it would be easy for the students to use various tools to annotate the table. Another option is to simply keep the table in its native application and use Screen Annotation which would freeze the screen and allow for you or your students to annotate the table. When using this method a copy of your annotations is automatically saved in your Gallery for future reference.
Question sender: 
Terry T.

Using Mimio QuickVote with Powerpoint

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How can I use Mimio QuickVote for my Powerpoints?

Answer: 
There is so much you can do with the amazing QuickVote! Remember you can use the QuickVote for on demand polling with any activity you are doing in your classroom. If you assign a class before polling you can also have results recorded in your Gradebook. Click HERE to watch a great video showing you all about the QuickVote feature! I would also recommend taking our wonderful FREE live QuickLearn sessions. You may find the MimioVote sessions particularly helpful. Click HERE to sign up!
Question sender: 
Monika G.

Bringing the MimioMobile iPad App into Your Classroom

mkalowe's picture

How can I allow my students to interact with my Mimio lesson using an iPad?

Answer: 
The MimioMobile iPad App is now available for teachers and students!


Installing the MimioMobile iPad App for use in your classroom is easy!


First, make sure that you are running the most recent version of MimioStudio software. You can always download the latest version of MimioStudio Software by visiting Mimio.com.


Next, in order to allow your classroom iPads to interact with the MimioStudio lessons on your computer, you must also download the MimioMobile App from the iTunes store. Just search for "MimioMobile" in the iTunes search box.


Finally, activate your MimioMobile App by entering your MimioMobile activation code. If you do not have a MimioMobile activation code, you can purchase one within the software, from your Mimio sales representative, or from Mimio.com.


Click on the link for more details about MimioMobile


You might also be interested in exploring our free Mimio Quicklearn training sessions. We are now proud to offer a Mimio Quicklearn session devoted to MimioMobile!


Question sender: 
Sherri Olson

Using the MimioStudio Recorder

Cameron.Nichols's picture
Does Mimio have any function to make video recordings?
Answer: 
Are you wondering how you can make a recording to add to your MimioStudio Notebook lesson? I would recommend using our wonderful Mimio Recorder which you can find under the APPLICATIONS button on your toolbar. As long as you have some sort of microphone you can record all actions taking place on your computer as well as the audio coming into your computer.


Click HERE to watch a great video showing you how to use the recorder!


To learn even more about how to use MimioRecorder in your classroom; sign up today for our MimioStudio Advanced Quicklearn Session


Question sender: 
Mike S.

MimioVote Self-Paced Tests and Images

Tracy Tishion's picture
Is there a way to incorporate pictures into a self-paced test? I have pictures that go with my MimioVote questions that don't show up when I would print the test.
Answer: 
Thank you for such a relevant question. The MimioVote's versatility allows a teacher to create assessments as either teacher-led or self-paced. The self-paced method to which you were asking about will just print the text of the questions and no images. This doesn't mean that you can't have both for your students to view when they take a printed test. Here is what I typically do if I'm giving a self-paced test with images. There are three methods I use depending upon the number of images I've incorporated into the questions:


1. This method is simply cutting and pasting the images onto the "printed-out" test if there are relatively few images.


2. If I have images with every question, I will print the notebook pages, as is, by going through File > print from the notebook. This way you have the option to choose the number of notebook pages to display per printed page. Once again, the number you choose for a single page, depends on how "wordy" you were when you made up the questions. The text and image size decreases if you print multiple notebook pages on one sheet of paper.


3. This last option you have is to save the test as a PDF file and then print that out which will have each question with images on full sheets of paper. Since this option will print 1 notebook page per sheet of paper, you could potentially have a large number of pages due to how many questions you had.


I hope one of these methods will work for you. If you get the chance check out the many other tips and suggestions highlighted on Ask a Master!


If you would like to learn even more about how to use your MimioVote Assessment System and MimioStudio Gradebook in your classroom, check out our FREE Mimio Quicklearn On-line and On-Demand training sessions.

Question sender: 
John G.
City/State: 
Fairfield, IA

Custom Font Sizes

Tracy Tishion's picture

I would like to use a font size larger than size 72. Is it possible to use a font size that is not displayed in the text editor box list?

Answer: 

Absolutely! That's a good question and one that has a fairly easy solution. Follow these steps below:
1. Open a notebook page.
2. Open the text editor from the applications toolbar like you're going to type text on the page.
3. Click on Format then Font from the top menu bar of the notebook page.
4. Once the Font box opens, click inside the "size box" and type in the desired font size number and click OK.
5. Start typing in the text editor box and it should reflect the size you chose in step #4. It will remain this new size until you chose another size from the text editor or the method explained above.
Happy creating!

Question sender: 
Jacqueline J
City/State: 
Tucson, AZ

QuickVote Add on in Powerpoint

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How can you use MimioVote Questions with existing PowerPoint lessons?

Answer: 

What a great question! You can use the MimioStudio Vote Add-in function to create any type of MimioVote activity in Microsoft PowerPoint. MimioVote activities are created by adding question slides to a PowerPoint presentation. A Vote Add-in feature includes a variety of pre-formatted question slide templates to make creating activities in PowerPoint quick and easy. The Vote Add-in feature should have been added to PowerPoint when you installed the MimioStudio software. If you go into PowerPoint you should see an add-in button in the menu on the right. If you click this you should see vote objects over on the left that will allow you to enter vote questions into PowerPoint. You can’t open vote files in PowerPoint but you should be able to create vote questions based in here.

Question sender: 
Lynn A.

Homework Incentive

Summary:
Homeworkopoly game to encouraged homework completion. Not my original idea.

Morning Routine

Subjects: Tools
Language: English
Grade Level: Gr. 1 | Age 7, Gr. 2 | Age 8, Gr. 3 | Age 9, Gr. 4 | Age 10, Gr. 5 | Age 11, Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14
Posted: Feb. 18, 2013   Posted by: DickinsonD
Summary:
Student check that they have put their agendas on their desk, completed the problem of the day and their attendance is checked.


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