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Bcu Interactive Whiteboard Training

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    • Interactive Whiteboard Birmingham City University Observation Visit Teaching and Learning using Interactive Whiteboards Easiteach Smart Notebook Paul Sansom Deputy Head/ICT Co-ordinator
    • The Basics 1
      • PC connected to a splitter that shares signal between monitor and board.
      • Whatever is on PC can be controlled from IWB.
      • Smartboards in classrooms (finger!).
      • Promethean ActivBoard in suite (pen).
      • You can’t really break them!
    • The Basics 2
      • To log-on to our network, you can use the user name: BCU password: letmein
      • Only classroom PC’s have relevant software.
      • Software to practice with is downloadable from internet.
      • Smart:
      • http://www.smarttech.com/support/software/index.asp
      • Easiteach: available from RM http://www.easiteach.com
    • Using IWB’s for TEACHING
      • Displaying Learning Objectives/Success Criteria/Key Vocabulary
      • Displaying pictures/text
      • Displaying internet sites
      • Displaying reminders or instructions for tasks.
      • Using specific teaching software such as Easiteach
      • Using other software to aid teaching e.g. Excel/Powerpoint
      • Showing video/film
      • Allows for quick archiving/editing of teaching materials.
    • Using IWB’s for LEARNING
      • Involving children in using, inputting information as whole class, in small groups, or individuals.
      • Guided Reading session where children can highlight parts of text.
      • Numeracy activity using interactive 100 squares or ordering numbers
      • Sequencing a set of photos for writing
      • Annotating diagrams
      • Using ready-made learning activities from ‘net.
      • Video-conferencing
      • Visualisers
    • Easiteach
    • The Toolbar
    • Smart Notebook- FREE!
    • Easiteach vs Smart Notebook
      • Easiteach good for…
      • Numeracy (maths toolbar)
      • Science (multimedia content/clip-art)
      • Literacy/phonics (literacy toolbar)
      • Not as easy to write on!
      • Expensive
      • Smart Notebook good for..
      • Any writing you want to do.
      • Lessons with multimedia links.
      • Good clip-art/easy navigation
      • Content not as good!
      • Free
    • Problems!
    • What we hope you will see today…
      • Interactive boards being used for TEACHING AND LEARNING.
      • -Think about WHY the teacher chose to deliver the learning/teaching using the IWB.
      • Teaching and Learning WITHOUT the board.
      • -Why has the teacher chosen NOT to use the IWB in this case?
      • When developing your lessons think about whether the use of the IWB will enhance the TEACHING or LEARNING. If not…don’t use it!
      • Have fun- get involved and talk to the teachers!
      • This presentation available on www.chadvale.bham.sch.uk , Teacher Resources.