Join Aaron Quigley for an in-depth discussion in this video Annotating over your desktop, part of Learning Promethean ActiveInspire.
…In addition to writing on and adding text to an…ActivInspire page, ActivInspire also allows…to annotate directly above our desktop.…For example, if you have a PowerPoint…presentation you're running, you can turn on…ActivInspire and use the ActivInspire tools to…annotate directly on top of that PowerPoint presentation.…Or if you're trying to show students a…website, you can annotate on top of the website.…There's a few tips and tricks to using Desktop Annotate.…Let's go ahead and dive into it.…The first step is to go ahead and remove the main ActivInspire window.…
We do this by turning on Desktop Annotation.…Desktop Annotation has a small icon that's in the toolbox on the right hand side.…I can also access this by going to…Tools in the top navigation, and choosing Desktop Annotate.…What essentially happens, is the top navigation menu is gone.…The ActivInspire window is completely gone.…And we can see the actual desktop directly below.…Currently, I don't have anything on my desktop.…So this desktop now acts like a blank page that I can draw on.…
- Setting up a Promethean board
- Syncing your computer with your Promethean board
- Creating new presentations
- Annotating over your desktop
- Recording videos
- Adding timed quiz questions
- Controlling interactions in the Property Browser
- Using Magic Ink
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Setting Up a Promethean Board
2. Exploring the ActivInspire Software
3. Teaching with a Promethean Board
4. Creating ActivInspire Interactive Presentations
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