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Using Promethean Technology in the Classroom

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Using Promethean Technology in the Classroom

  1. 1. Promethean ACTIV Board Use in the Junior High Classroom <br />
  2. 2. Is an Activboard appropriate for Junior High classes?<br />Yes! An Activboard is a very appropriate teaching tool at this educational level. <br />The possibilities for using an Activboard in any classroom are endless, you are only limited by your imagination. <br />
  3. 3. What are the benefits of using an Activboard?<br />Use of an interactive whiteboard can:<br /><ul><li>Increase student motivation
  4. 4. Add depth and complexity to your teaching that you never thought imaginable, especially with diverse student populations
  5. 5. Deepen understanding of concepts being taught by </li></ul>allowing students to manipulate the board <br />independently.<br />
  6. 6. Activboard Tips<br />Atomic Learning <br />www.atomiclearning.com<br />
  7. 7. Activboard Tips<br />Promethean Planet <br />http://www.prometheanplanet.com/us/<br />
  8. 8. Activboard Tips<br />Brainpop<br />Brainpop is now equipped to work with ActiVotes and ActivExpressions<br />www.brainpop.com<br />
  9. 9. Activboard Tips<br />ActivWand <br />The ActivWand is very helpful because it makes the board accessible to everyone regardless of physical limitations.<br />
  10. 10. Activboard Tips<br />Student Voting Systems:<br />ActivVote or ActivExpressions:<br />These systems can be used to check for understanding, and monitor progress<br />
  11. 11. Activboard Tips<br />ActivSlates:<br />Active slates give teachers the ability to move around the room while conducting a lesson. They can also be used to let students manipulate the board from their desks.<br />
  12. 12. Activboard Tips<br />Teacher Tips:<br />Use Activstudentviewer at classroom computers. Students can view the flipcharts and manipulate them individually at each computer. <br />Elementary Mode: teachers can change the look of their promethean screen so that it is more kid friendly. This works well with resource classes.<br />

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