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20 Interactive Whiteboard Resources for Teachers

20 Interactive Whiteboard Resources for Teachers
Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates and/or follow me on Twitter. Info on how to contact me is on the About page. Thanks for visiting! Interactive whiteboards are a great way for teachers to engage classrooms in learning. These tools are also cost effective. General Resources TeacherLED – TeacherLED is a site dedicated to making the use of Interactive Whiteboards (IWB) easier and more productive. SMART – This SMART Board interactive whiteboard site provides several lesson plans and activities for teachers to use in the classroom. Topmarks – With some of the best free educational materials for IWBs, Topmarks is a great resource for finding IWB lesson plans and activities. Interactive Whiteboard in the Classroom – This site for whiteboard users features tutorials, interactive websites, and software. Eduscapes – This guide to interactive whiteboards explains different activities and resources that can be used with IWBs. Enjoy! Like this:

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Ocoee Middle School Replaces Slates, Electronic Whiteboards FETC 2012 | News Ocoee Middle School Replaces Slates, Electronic Whiteboards By Mike Hohenbrink01/20/12 Ocoee Middle School, Florida's technology demonstration school, is replacing its electronic whiteboards and slates in favor of Apple iPads and the Doceri software package from San Francisco-based SP Controls, a provider of audio/visual controls and interfaces. The move is designed to allow greater efficiency in presentation of material and to decrease disruption in the classroom by freeing teachers from the front of the classroom and allowing students to stay in their seats for the duration of class. Now, both students and teachers can work directly from their iPads, and teachers can share more efficiently with other staff at the school.

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10 Excellent Ways to Use An Interactive Whiteboard in the Music Classroom So you’ve been given an interactive whiteboard (IWB) to use and you know you should be using as more than a simple projector or place to screen videos. The benefits of incorporating an IWB into your teaching are many: it allows you to create a bank of learning resources that can be used many times across multiple classes, you can replace some of your physical resources with digital versions so you don’t lose them. Luckily, you don’t need to rewrite your curriculum. By learning a few IWB basics, you’ll find that many of your current class activities can be adapted for use on an IWB. Here are a few ideas to get you started: iPad Interactive Whiteboard Over the past few months I have read via Facebook and email stories of teachers who were quite adept with their interactive whiteboard being moved through layoffs to schools where they no longer had this equipment. Mainily for financial reasons, these techers will likely not have a replacement board at least for the next few years. However, many of these teachers have begun using iPads as IWB substitutes…and they are not alone. Considering, their lower price point and flexibility as a wireless, multi-featured tool, iPads can make farily strong replacements for interactive lessons.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Digital Citizenship "Digital citizenship" is an umbrella term that covers a whole host of important issues. Broadly, it's the guidelines for responsible, appropriate behavior when one is using technology. But specifically, it can cover anything from "netiquette" to cyberbullying; technology access and the digital divide; online safety and privacy; copyright, plagiarism, and digital law, and more. KS1 Numeracy A visual open ended activity to help with basic calculation and number bonds. Create number piles, Drag and drop the number bars to help explain a variety of concepts. A visual excersice to help with basic subtraction.

Alternatives to Interactive Whiteboards SmartBoards, Promethean Boards and many other kinds of Interactive Whiteboards are a good tool, but not every room has them and, personally, I don’t think they are worth the money. Today I’m going to share some cost effective alternatives to the IWB, but keep in mind that all of these alternatives will require a digital video projector. One of the biggest challenges of integrating technology into learning is teaching students how to use said technology. An IWB shines here because it allows you to demo the computer program or Internet navigation using your fingers and a giant touchscreen. Of course you could do this from your computer, but then you can’t really see your students and the learning becomes very impersonal.

Digital photography: message and memory - Future Tense Photographs have a way of transporting us back to the time they were taken and dredging up hidden memories. However, new research shows that in our rush to digitally record every moment we're actually remembering less and less, writes Antony Funnell. The photograph has always been a powerful and transformative technology: a device of surprise and hidden meaning. August Sander famously incurred the wrath of Nazi Germany in the mid 1930s because his simple photos of ordinary German life proved far too political for Hitler and his cultural advisors. Honest and unvarnished, the character portraits he snapped during his travels across the Fatherland spoke of a nation of often frail, diverse and largely unheroic figures—a challenge to the official self-image of the totalitarian state.

Interactive Whiteboard Resources Looking for some ideas on how to use your Interactive Whiteboard? Below are a variety of web sites and resources that UEN gathered just for you. This SimpleK12 article titled "12 Activities for Interactive Whiteboards You Can Use TODAY!"

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