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Getting the Most Out of Your Interactive Whiteboard

A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

By Amy Buttner


176 pages

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Put your interactive whiteboard to immediate use with confidence and skill, and launch your classroom directly into the 21st-century! In this book, teacher and SMART-Certified Trainer Amy Buttner provides clear, practical steps for making the most of your interactive whiteboard, plus other multimedia tools and the web. You’ll learn how to design your own activities using SMART Notebook software, utilize the board for assessment purposes, connect with online resources, and more.

Use interactive whiteboards to enhance instruction and engage your students in a media-rich setting. With these strategies, you’ll maximize this and other revolutionary technologies, and ultimately help to raise classroom achievement.

Table of Contents


Meet the Author

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Purpose of the Book

Value of the Interactive Whiteboard in the Classroom

A Note to the Teacher

1. Question and Explore

Getting Started

Idea 1: Pose a Question

Idea 2: Explore Using Internet Resources

2. Integrate Multiple Forms of Media

Idea 3: Use Images

Idea 4: Use Videos

3. Interact with Online Resources

Idea 5: Use Online Resources

4. Present and Model Material

Idea 7: Create Presentational Materials

Creating Different Types of Page Backgrounds

Basic Skills for Working with Text and Objects

Presenting a Lesson


5. Provide Opportunities for Practice

Idea 8: Create Activities to Practice and Process

Create Opportunities for Active Students

Using the Interactive Whiteboard as a Learning Station

Using the Interactive Tools and Activities from the Lesson Activity Toolkit to Preview, Practice, and Review

Organizing and Synthesizing Information

6. Students Examine and Create

Idea 9: Students Examine Work

Idea 10: Students Present their Learning


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