The SMART Board MX series has all the essentials educators need for bringing the devices students love into any learning environment. The iQ experience offers one-touch access to SMART Notebook lessons and SMART lab activities. You can also access collaboration tools, including a digital whiteboard, a web browser, and wireless screen sharing.
Tips for using this guide
SMART Board MX
Waking up your display
To wake the display, press the Power button on the front control panel.
To return the display to sleep, press the Power button again.
Writing and erasing on your display
Pick up one of the display’s pens and use it to write or draw in digital ink.
Show the connected computer's desktop
After connecting a computer, press Input on the front control panel. Tap the input you want to view on the Input selection menu.
Note: Be sure to enable touch control of your computer by connecting a USB cable from the computer to the appropriate USB-B receptacle on the display.
Use the iQ features
The display includes iQ features that you can use without connecting a computer. To access those features, tap the Home button at the bottom of the screen.
Press Input on the front control panel and tap OPS.
You can then use all the iQ features described in the rest of this guide.
Customizing the Home screen
New Whiteboard (in the Player app)
Writing and drawing over the Browser
You can also write over the Screen Share app.
Share to Board
SMART kapp app
Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and Redefinition (SAMR)
New Whiteboard (in Player app)
Digital dry erase board
Teacher creates a digital portfolio for each student.
Students create and manage response boards to collect ideas, quotes, questions, and more.
Students collaborate, share, and interact with each other in a shared expandable space.
Students create meaning and share learning.
Students create Mind Mapping concepts visually while referring to saved notes.
Students create a concept storyboard in real time that they can share live on social media or in a LMS.
Students interact with and respond to presentations with their own device.
Students research ideas and information on topics.
Teacher bookmarks and captures information to refer to and share via USB drive or Player app and hellosmart.com
Students write collaboratively and collate using class-wide symbols for making connections
Teacher poses questions using images and gather ideas and connection from class
Students and teacher can annotate live content (such as video, a 360° virtual tour, Google Earth, assessments, and so on).
Students identify central themes, make personal connections, and take part in multidisciplinary thinking, sharing, and asking questions for feedback to web.
Teacher shares a SMART Notebook lesson to the display for teacher use.
Students open and participate in a SMART activity at the display
On the display, teacher adds a blank page, uses different colors to differentiate subject matter content or discussion, group ideas, and organize information.
Students complete activities at their own pace: differentiated, individualized, small and whole group.
Teacher adds an instant Shout It Out! for real-time checks for understanding.
The lesson is paused on devices and students collaborate, refer to earlier work, gather new ideas for next steps, feedback, personal connections, back channel, course correction, proof of concept, and so on.
Teacher shares a computer screen to present teacher-directed content (such as a video, slideshow, or PDF).
Students share videos, images, or work that relates to the subject matter.
Students share student-created material to present and share ideas, connections, and final products
Students share student-directed products using various media and tools to present their ideas or even share to other classrooms.
Students create meaning and share the learning with others.