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Getting Started with your Mimio

How to Join Mimio Connect  

  • Create an account to access many resources.
  • Standards based lessons created by teachers.
  • Teacher resources and training.

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Set up of MimioTeach Bar

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Downloading MimioStudio

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 Using MimioStudio

  • MimioStudio Notebook
  • MimioStudio Toolbar
  • MimioStudio Gallery

Learn about the three parts of MimioStudio software and how they can be used together, or for different purposes.

  • The notebook can be used to create presentations or take notes.
  • The Toolbar has interactive tools that you can use within or outside of notebook.
  • The Gallery has different elements that can help create a lesson (pictures, interactive, templates, and customized content).

 

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 The MimioTeach Bar & Stylus 

 

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 Toolbar Part 1

  • Selection Arrow
  • Zoom
  • Pen/Brush
  • Highlighter
  • Colors
  • Eraser

This video shows some of the basic functions of the toolbar. Things you might use every day with the Mimio: using the selection arrow to grab and move objects; zooming in to get closer; using the pen for drawing or annotating or writing notes; highlighting text or pictures; changing the color of your writing; and finally erasing what you don’t want.

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 Toolbar Part 2

  • Textbox
  • Line and Shape Tool
  • Color Picker

Use text boxes to type instructions or type note on Mimio. Make all kinds of shapes (great for math or pattern activities) and lines (point or make connections on the screen). Know how to change the color of the shape or outlines.

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Toolbar Part 3

Briefly learn how to use the gallery applications, right click and screen annotations using the toolbar.

  • Gallery
  • Applications
    • Reveal, Spotlight, Text, Calculator Classroom Manager
  • Right click
  • Screen Annotations

 

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Learning More Techniques to Enhance Your Mimio Lessons

 MimioTeach Launch

From the launch button (second button on the bar) on the bottom of your teach bar, you can access screen annotation, quick vote, reveal spotlight etc...

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Text Editor

The text editor allows you to adjust the font, style, alignment, and size of text in a textbox.

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Text Tools

Add to textboxes without using your physical keyboard. Bring a virtual keyboard onto the screen or use a writing pad to write.

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Spotlight and Reveal Applications

Use the spotlight to focus attention on important parts of a lesson. Use reveals to uncover answers or cover just certain parts of the screen.

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Screen Annotation (Well worth your time!)

Screen annotations can be used to take a pictures of whatever is on your screen (Word Document, Internet page, etc) and then annotate with the pen, highlighter, text tool, etc).

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Screen Clipping

With a screen clipping, you can take an image from any digital resource, and put it onto your notebook page and use as a clip art.

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Recognize Text

See how to convert handwritten notes to editable text.

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Shape Recognition

Use Shape Recognition to do a quick sketch of a shape, then have it turn into a perfect hexagon, ellipse, or star.

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Searching the Mimio Gallery

What resources are in the gallery? How can you find the picture, template, or multimedia file you need. Where do your customized resources go?

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Object Grouping

Learn how to group objects so that they will become a single, moveable object.

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Object Cloning

Learn how to create multiples copies of an object by cloning. You might use this tool when teaching money to pull out multiple copies of pennies, nickels, dimes, etc.

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Using the Notebook Trashcan (Deleting)

Get rid of what you don’t want. The trash can is one way to delete items. This video shows a few different delete tools.

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Object Ordering

Learn how to change the order in which object appear on your page. This allows you to hide objects behind others for a later reveal.

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Object Alignment

Learn how to align multiple objects in relation to each other. Objects include, shapes, images, text and multimedia.

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Object Locking

Learn how to lock objects on your page so that they cannot be moved or resized.

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2:21

Object Hyperlinking

Learn how to hyperlink objects to a file, a webpage or a different page in your notebook file.

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More Advanced Mimio Skills  & Tools

Backgrounds and Templates

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Adding Content to the Gallery

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File Attachments

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Inserting Files into MimioStudio Notebook

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File Saving Format Options

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