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Interactive White Boards

Catching up on Today’s Top Interactive Whiteboard Brands

March 27, 2014

The Digital White Board Became a Fixture in Many K-12 Classrooms in the First Decade of the new Century, but are They Still Relevant Today? Digital whiteboards have been a part of education for well over a decade now. When they were first introduced, these large, interactive displays allowed teachers to deliver — and their […]

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How Will Paper Thin Display Screens Be Used in Education?

November 21, 2013

This (soon to be) emerging technology holds interesting possibilities for  academic applications. Paper thin displays will be making their way into products over the next few years – how might education put this evolving technology to use? Durable and Energy Efficient An Amoled screen is a paper thin, high definition resolution screen that can be […]

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6 Free Online Collaborative Interactive White Boards – 2012 Update

November 4, 2012

3 of the original apps from our April 2010 post are no longer available, but here’s 4 more free online IWBs to check out, and they’re all collaborative! The original April 2010 article, “6 Free Online Interactive White Boards” and the more recent “Using The iPad As A Digital Whiteboard (Plus 4 Cool Free Apps […]

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Apple TV In The Classroom – The New Smart Board

February 8, 2012

An iPad and Apple TV can combine to provide an advantageous alternative to more expensive, traditional interactive white boards. Guest writer and High School Principal David Mahaley is using this approach and offers his insights, and observations from educators in his school. With the integration of the iPad into the instructional environment, teachers and students have […]

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Using The iPad As A Digital Whiteboard (Plus 4 Cool Free Apps To Try It Out)

August 28, 2011

There are some nice free Digital Whiteboards apps available for the iPad. Free rocks. I found myself wondering how the iPad might work as a Digital Whiteboard, to project, as well as to use collaboratively. I also wondered if there might be some free apps that provide this kind of functionality (there are so many decent […]

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iPads in Education – Implementation Stories and Lessons Learned (continued)

July 17, 2011

Part Two of our look into results and best practices being generated from iPad rollouts in education. Last week we started looking at rollouts of iPads in schools by searching out, reading, and summarizing findings in articles discussing these types of programs. This week we continue our examination of this topic by sharing take-aways from this excellent article in the March/April 2011 Educause Review. Educators […]

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Exploring the World of Free Teaching Productivity Resources on the Web

November 28, 2010

There are so many free productivity tools available on the Internet for today’s educators. I’m creating a resource page that list many of the most useful ones, and I’d love to have your input! By “productivity” tools and resources, I am referring to tools that can help teachers get their jobs done more efficiently or effectively, at no cost (beyond the […]

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The Eno Interactive Whiteboard – A Teacher’s First Glimpse

September 19, 2010

In this week’s feature post, an instructor shares his initial experience with the Polyvision Eno Interactive White Board. Guest Post By James Lines Ed Note: This post is sort of a follow up to a series of posts I did here late last year in which I started learning about IWBs and discussed my experiences working with […]

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Taking Mimio’s low-cost, portable Interactive White Board device for a test run

June 20, 2010

This week, I tried out an “Interactive Xi Bar” that the folks at Mimio loaned me. I really liked it. A few months ago I learned about this unique approach to turning a regular white board into an Interactive White Board. The Mimio Bar is easy to use and highly portable - it clips on to a white board […]

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Let’s stop misspending education technology dollars

June 16, 2010

A lot of schools have over spent on, and under supported, interactive white boards and other education technologies. I was fascinated by this article yesterday in the Washington Post. The article is a follow up on a prior piece in the Post that explained that “a view is emerging that the large amounts of money schools […]

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