Interactive whiteboard learning is fast becoming popular. This video outlines vivid examples of how the interactive whiteboard may be used in a classroom setting. The important point is that the children are involved in the interaction. Teachers may use this tool in their lessons, if available .
This is another illustration of how the interactive whiteboard is effective in the classroom setting. In fact, if the students have access to the Internet (as shown in this video), and there is any information they want to have access to, they will able to access it. It is said that the interactive whiteboard helps the students to retain information.
The use of the interactive whiteboard has made learning very engaging and fun. This site provides an in-depth knowledge about the interactive whiteboard. It is a valuable tool for K-12 classrooms. Teachers may create engaging lessons that focus on activities that students can use their fingers or a pen to do on the whiteboard.
Teaching with interactive whiteboards has pros and cons in the classroom. This site provides a balanced view of using interactive whiteboards. This article mentions at least three drawbacks. These are: not organizing the content, too many visuals, using the voting device and doing little to provide the findings. In order to correct the problem of organizing, teachers will group the information in small segments. Teachers can benefit greatly from applying this information.
Teachers have the opportunity to learn about ten (10) creative ways to use interactive whiteboards in the classroom. Some of these are spelling and team competition, record students and many others. Teachers may enlighten themselves on these creative ways and as a result, enhance students learning and their effectiveness in the classroom.
Using the smartboard to teach literacy skills can be exciting for students. This site provides an interactive whiteboard activity called “The Dinosaur’s Egg” to find high-frequency words. There are about one hundred (100) high-frequency words to practice by the students. I was very impressed with this activity because it allows the students to be involved in identifying the words. Teachers may use this activity to enhance their lessons.
Teachers can make use of learning games and teaching tools tips that involve the use of the interactive whiteboard. These activities are from Pre-k to 12. This site provides links to a Teacher’s Guide and games for each activity. I am impressed with these activities where students will play with phonics to build stories in Spanish and English for Pre K-2. Teachers’ work can be made lighter when using these activities in their lessons.