Microsoft Powerpoint Innovative Uses Of Whiteboards
INNOVATIVE USES OF WHITEBOARDS
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A variety of resources exist to enhance
the use of whiteboards.
These resources can be used in
conjunction with any content area.
The whiteboard we are all most
familiar with is the “Smart Board.”
I had no idea that a Smart Board
was a interactive Whiteboard.
The possibilities are endless when it
comes to using the Whiteboard.
It is necessary for teachers to have the
training that is required to implement
these “endless possibilities.”
~Regardless of the content area, the
students have the opportunity to work
collaboratively with one another when
using a Whiteboard.
Instead of subjecting you all to “Death by
PowerPoint,” I decided to add this link
(with permission) to a You tube video.
This video focuses on a Kindergarten class and
how the teacher integrates the Whiteboard in the
Most of us in the class are going to be
secondary education teachers, but the ideas
presented in the video can still be used when
tweaked a bit according to age and content area.
For my purposes, as a Social Studies
teacher, the idea of using graphic
organizers and Venn diagrams is what
really turned me on.
English Language Arts
Save lessons for students who were
The final draft can be printed directly from
FOR MATH & SCIENCE
GIZMOS –Online simulations that power inquiry and
i-Maths – Are online interactive math activities for
students and educators.
These tools allow for simulations and exploration by
saving the math manipulatives to a file and manipulating
them on the screen.
The list of tools available couldn’t possibly be
at your convenience for great ideas.