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20 Interactive Whiteboard Resources for Teachers

20 Interactive Whiteboard Resources for Teachers
Interactive whiteboards are a great way for teachers to engage classrooms in learning. These tools are also cost effective. The Internet has tons of free sources to help teachers learn about and use IWBs with students. Here is a list of 20 interactive whiteboard resources and activities guaranteed to stimulate learning: 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!

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10 More Cool Teaching Resources for Your Whiteboard Engaging students in some classroom topics can be difficult. But with the help of your interactive whiteboard you can get and keep your students interested in what you are trying to teach them. Here are 10 especially cool whiteboard resources for grades K-12. Stellarium – This free planetarium software is perfect for astronomy lessons. Stellarium displays a realistic 3D sky, complete with planets, major moons, more than 600,000 stars, and constellations from 10 cultures. Illuminations – Created by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Illumination provides more than 100 interactive math games and activities for students in grades pre-K through 12.

The Whiteboard Blog It might be useful to start at the beginning and explain a few basics for those readers who are coming here to find out about Interactive Whiteboards from the point of view of a complete beginner. What is an interactive Whiteboard? Wikipedia defines an Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) as An interactive whiteboard is a large interactive display that connects to a computer and projector. A projector projects the computer’s desktop onto the board’s surface, where users control the computer using a pen, finger or other device. The board is typically mounted to a wall or on a floor stand.Basically, an interactive whiteboard is a type of touch-sensitive computer screen.

Free Flash Who Wants to be a Millionaire Review Game Flash Who Wants to be a Millionaire was designed by a teacher for use in the classroom as a SmartBoard review game. This site has all of the tools needed to create a Who Wants to be a Millionaire review game, download your game for free, and play Who Wants to be a Millionaire in your classroom. You can also play Flash Who Wants to be a Millionaire online. If you find this tool to be useful, please help spread the word using the SHARE button above. 10 Secondary Science Resources for your Whiteboard 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.

Training search Quick reference guides Using SMART Sync Software for the First Time – PDF English | Dutch SMART Sync Software Buttons and Toolbars – PDF English Self-paced tutorials SMART Sync Software Basics – tutorial Looking for SMART Sync 2009? SMART Sync Software Basics 2009 – tutorial Collaborative learning with SMART Sync software – tutorial SMART Sync Administrator Tool – Creating a SMART School file – tutorial Configuring SMART Sync Student – tutorial ICT Across the Curriculum This is an app that I am just start to play around with for my GCSE and VI form groups to help me look more at questioning. You can set up a class and each student has a named ‘virtual’ lollipop stick. When you create the students stick you can allocate this stick a question stem mode (Bloom’s, Bloom’s Revised or ELS) and level of difficulty (e.g. knowledge / comprehension/ analysis etc.).

Anita's Tips, Tricks & Weblinks I frequently update this blog with information about technology that is useful with Interactive Whiteboards (IWB) such as Smart boards. Take a look at the “Post Categories” on the left hand side of this page to find information that might be useful to you. You can subscribe to email alerts using the dialogue box in the right hand column of this page if you want to receive alerts when I post new information on the blog. Most blogs include this feature so that you are alerted when new information is posted. IWB Training Resources: ZoomIt Introduction ZoomIt is a screen zoom and annotation tool for technical presentations that include application demonstrations. ZoomIt runs unobtrusively in the tray and activates with customizable hotkeys to zoom in on an area of the screen, move around while zoomed, and draw on the zoomed image. I wrote ZoomIt to fit my specific needs and use it in all my presentations. ZoomIt works on all versions of Windows and you can use pen input for ZoomIt drawing on tablet PCs.

SMART Training Center Quick reference guides Using SMART Sync Software for the First Time – PDF English | Dutch SMART Sync Software Buttons and Toolbars – PDF English Self-paced tutorials SMART Sync Software Basics – tutorial Looking for SMART Sync 2009?