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Interactive White Boards

Twiddla – Online Collaborative White Board That’s Quick and Easy to Use

March 29, 2015

Did you Know you can Collaboratively Use an Online Whiteboard, and Even Markup Web Pages and Docs, for Free (and Fast)?! Seriously – enter Twiddla.com in a web browser, click on the green Go button … … and you’ll land on a White Board page that you can invite people to with ease, and you […]

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8 EdTech Hacks: A Cheat Sheet for Interactive Classroom Collaboration

January 11, 2015

A Selection of Quick, Easy Approaches to Interactive Classroom Collaboration Have you thought about trying some sort of technology for interactive, collaborative activities in your classroom but held back because you were concerned about the time it would take to learn and set up? Or perhaps you were concerned about costs, or you just weren’t […]

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Book Review – Developing Interactive Teaching and Learning Using the IWB

November 16, 2014

Excellent Professional Development Resource for Interactive White Board Users Book: Developing Interactive Teaching and Learning Using the IWB: a resource for teachers. Hennessy, Warwick, Brown, Rawlins & Neale (2014). Open University Press. The various chapters in this printed publication in combination with the references to relevant research and the variety of the well-documented, related online […]

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8 Engaging Ways to use Technology in the Classroom to Create Lessons That Aren’t Boring

October 5, 2014

Dozens of free web tools and ideas that can pack a technology integration punch and kick those lessons up a notch Are you tired of delivering the same old lectures on the same subjects year after year? Are you using the same lesson materials over and over and wishing you could make learning in your […]

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10 Creative Ways to Use Interactive White Boards in the Classroom

September 21, 2014

Inspiring Ideas to Help you get the Most out of the IWB in Your Classroom Over the last decade or so, Interactive White Boards (IWBs) have proliferated in schools in the U.S. and across much of the world. Some teachers have embraced them, and others, well … not so much. Unfortunately, some schools did not […]

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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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