Getting the most from your Interactive Whiteboard

21/8/2014
Teachers can enhance student collaboration and make make learning more engaging by utilising  the visual display and interactive features of IWBs
Teachers can enhance student collaboration and make make learning more engaging by utilising the visual display and interactive features of IWBs

Interactive Whiteboards (IWBs) are often the most under utilised tool in classrooms.
Teachers can enhance student collaboration and make make learning more engaging by utilising  the visual display and interactive features of IWBs.  

The challenge for most teachers becomes, how to use IWB’s effectively to enhance learning.

To get started here are some great online resources available to teachers.  They contain interactive lessons or resources and classroom activities already created and ready to use.  

Promethean Planet

  • An online community of teachers and loads of shared IWB lessons and resources
  • Search and discover resources by category, resource type subject area and age range
  • Includes video tutorials, webinars and downloadable guides to assist teachers in getting the most out of their IWB.

Smartboard Resources

  • Links to useful smartboard resources
  • Includes powerpoint and audio resources
  • 2 minute how to tutorials
  • Lists quality interactive websites.

ABC Splash

  • Provides a rich source of Australian content and interactive activities
  • Activities and resources linked to current events and relevant to the major issues of the day
  • Activities are mapped and aligned to the National Curriculum
  • Includes video clips, audio, images, interactive games and info graphics
  • Separated into three areas Early Primary (Foundation – Year 3), Upper Primary (Years 4 -6) and Secondary (Years 7 – 10)
  • Filter searches by year level, subject and media type
  • Access to a Parent’s area with articles from how to support your child with reading to transitioning from primary to high school

A Teacher’s area contains articles to support teachers.

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