I can remember being first introduced to SMART Board in my 11th grade chemistry class, and my entire class was in awe how our teacher was able to take notes writing/typing them on the board. Once the shock wore off after a couple weeks, we became bored. All we were doing was taking notes on what she was putting on the SMART Board. Sometimes she would put images up or movies embedded in the lesson and that would make class interesting, however there needed to be more student involvement.
So when I was looking for a lesson on the SMART Exchange, I wanted to find something that was truly interactive and student-centered. I searched and found a lot of fun reviews games, but felt that most of the games would be hard to tie into social studies content areas besides reviewing for a test. Then I searched for just social studies lessons, and found an interesting Susan B. Anthony lesson that had images and two videos within the lesson, however, it was still teacher-centered since a teacher would have to lead the discussion. Finally I found a great lesson for younger grades introducing European countries to students, where they can discover and learn what they are interested it, called Let's Explore Europe. This lesson was great because it allowed students to pick which country they wanted to learn about and then could pick what they wanted to hear, view, and read. It was very interactive and I feel it would motivate students to learn more about each country or their own country in depth.
Take a look for yourself at SMART Exchange.