The use of Interactive Whiteboards in the Classroom
(please also see Subject areas for subject specific resources)
The following area is designed to draw together ideas and resources for making the most of SMARTBoards
As a starting point, the following links provide some excellent resources and information regarding the use of Interactive whiteboards in the classroom.
FAVOURITE BLOG POSTS FROM ICT ACROSS CURRICULUM RELATED TO USE OF IWB – for a full list of past posts related to the IWB click here.
SMART BOARD RESOURCES FROM ELSEWHERE ON THE WEB
The Whiteboard Blog – excellent site with lots of ideas and frequently updated.
Teachers Love Smartboards – great site – with some free tutorials and lots of ideas – regularly updated
IWB Revolution ning – a whole community for discussing and sharing ideas in the use of interactive whiteboards
Smartlinks Wiki – resources for users of Smartboards
Smart Spaces – a portal for the SMART community providing lots of links to resources and ideas related to the use of SMARTboards, including lots of links to other sites which may be useful.
SMART Exchange – The SMART Exchange is a free resource centre and community network that provides a wealth of resources for technology-enabled learning. Exchange ideas and find the information you are looking for, including recent research, best practices, success stories and daily tools as well as free resources downloads and forums
An American based site – some fantastic resources / ideas here – I have included some of the most useful links from this site below….
Some specific links from this site…
More Ideas for using the Smart Board (more detailed)
Other Smartboard Resources:
Although these are not all subject specific – there are lots of good ideas here that can be adapted and are useful.
The National Whiteboard Network – set up as part of the Primary National Strategy – but the ideas will be transferable and as IWB seem to be well used in Primary Schools – we have a lot to learn from them.
Interactive Whiteboard Resources (growing online bank of free tools and resources for the IWB)
Think Bank – Interactive Whiteboard – Resources and Tools (some subject specific / some general)
An archive of our favourite SMARTBoard / IWB websites can be found on ICTAcrosstheCurriculum’s delicious account here.