Purpose: Sometimes, when using a SMARTboard, you will notice that the cursor does not track with your finger or pen, but may be a couple of inches off. When this happens, the board needs to re-calibrated, or “oriented.”
Process: Orienting a SMARTboard is simple, and only takes a few seconds, making it a quick fix.
To start, press the “Question Mark” (?) button on the marker tray at the bottom of the Smart Board. This will bring up a help menu that looks something like this:
Select the “Orient/Align the SMART product” button. It will bring up this screen:
Follow the on-screen directions – the board will close out of orientation when it is complete and will work perfectly!