Interactive Flat Panel Displays Taking Over in the Classrooms

The display of information in the classrooms has come a long way, first starting with the traditional blackboards and chalk, before moving to overhead projectors. These were soon replaced by the interactive whiteboards, which have provided teachers with a more effective means of teaching in the modern classes.

The popularity of interactive whiteboards has increased exponentially in the past few years. However, the ever evolving technology has seen the introduction of another way of displaying information in the classrooms, the interactive flat panel displays. While they are usually used by corporations and …

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The Benefits of Interactive Education Technology in the Classroom

In the last few decades, the use of technology has increased significantly, to a point where it has become an integral part the day to day lives of most people. It is thus not a surprise that technology has been introduced in the classrooms as a way of enhancing learning and improving the students’ performance. However, despite the prevalent use of learning technology, there are still a few people who feel that it should not be integrated in the classroom, mostly because they are unaware of the several benefits it brings. To …

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How to Use Digital Whiteboard to Teach Reading and Writing

Reading and writing are important parts of language skills. At the school level, many students struggle with either writing or reading or even both. Teachers use different techniques to make the students learn these essential skills. However, modern technology offers solutions that can be useful for both teachers and students. Digital whiteboard is one such technology that is revolutionizing the education at different levels. Here is how this device can be used in schools to teach reading and writing.

Reading Skills Development

The basic step towards developing reading skills is to understand …

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A Comprehensive Guide on the Benefits of Interactive Board

Research has found that students absorb information efficiently through audio and video presentations. Over the years, smart boards have proved popular for learners of all ages. This cutting-edge technology basically turns a typical topic into a fun learning lesson. For instance, if a teacher is conducting a lesson on agriculture, he or she incorporates digital pictures of nursery plants, farms, pesticides, bio-fuels, fruits and vegetables; shows videos of monoculture farming and different agricultural methodologies, and then goes to websites; like Google Earth, and takes the students on a tour of different rainforests. …

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How Electronic Whiteboard Is Transforming Classroom Learning

It is now proved that the conventional ways of teaching and learning are no longer effective. The decreasing trend of students’ academic performance is, therefore, no surprise. The major reason behind this is the distractions caused by video games, computers and smartphones.

However, the modern technology provides far better alternatives to the conventional education methods. The electronic whiteboard is one such alternative, which is rapidly transforming the teaching and learning in the present day classrooms.

The various features of this device make it possible to deliver the lesson in ways that arouse …

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7 Tips To Start Using Electronic White Board In Classroom From Day One

Integrating the electronic white board in the classroom may not be difficult, but it can certainly take time. Once that is done, thinking about how to start using it, may also cause further delay. Therefore, here are seven actionable tips for the teachers to help them start using it from the day one.

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1. Record And Save Your Lessons
Record the lesson that was taught in the class on a given day, and make it available to the students, especially the ones who missed the class. Also, add an overview of the …

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Save Classroom Time With An Electronic Interactive Whiteboard

These days, teachers are held to very high productivity standards so it is important to make the most of every moment of classroom time. Since its introduction just a few years ago, the electronic interactive whiteboard has proven to be a very effective tool for saving time and increasing productivity in the classroom. Students whose teachers make good use of this vibrant and exciting tool have shown significant increases in comprehension and scoring on standardized tests. Furthermore, students universally enjoy lessons presented using an electronic interactive whiteboard.

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Plan Well
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Why You Should Stay Organized In The Classroom

A lack of organization in any activity is a bad thing, but in a classroom it can easy turn to outright chaos. Young people are easily distracted and need structure to keep their attention focused. When the structure collapses, they find their own ways to “stay busy”.

A well-planned and executed lesson, on the other hand, is a joy to behold. Students are engaged and absorbed in their studies. The morale is high, and they learn more, which is the real reason for you being there.

Although planning applies to all stages …

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SoftLINK Provides Smart Classroom Management Tools

In the previous post of this series, we gave a brief overview of the popularity and benefits of combining IWBs and SoftLINK in the classroom setting. Now in this post, we will get into a bit more detail about the many helpful tools SoftLINK can provide for both students and teachers.

Manage Your Classroom Quickly & Efficiently
SoftLINK provides teachers with excellent tools to help with classroom management. For example, you will be able to turn off all devices and mice whenever you need to. When you want absolute attention from the …

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IWBs & SoftLINK Are A Winning Combination

All over the US, training labs and whiteboard schools are constantly adding exciting new technology to their classrooms. A previous survey found that most teachers believe that technology is helpful in expanding upon and reinforcing content. Additionally, they say that new technology helps to motivate students to more successful learning and that technology helps accustom students to a wide variety of methods of learning. Many of the teachers surveyed felt that adding new technology to their repertoire of teaching tools helps them to accomplish more.

It’s easy to see that technology in …

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