1st Edition

How to Use an Interactive Whiteboard Really Effectively in your Secondary Classroom

By Jenny Gage Copyright 2006
    168 Pages
    by Routledge

    by Routledge

    This book helps teachers get to grips with using software and offers advice on the different classroom management, differentiation and learning styles issues involved in using a whiteboard in a classroom context by:

    * Covering issues specific to Primary school teachers integrating whiteboard teaching into their classrooms

    * Providing cross-curricular strategies that help teachers incorporate the board in a range of subjects

    * Including screenshots and photos that show what can be created and how to do it

    * Offering innovative ways of presenting curriculum topics

    * Including downloadable resources packed full of resources that teachers can develop for their own use.

    Acknowledgements, Foreword by Chris Drage, About the author, The Interactive Whiteboard CD-ROM, CD Resources, Interactive whiteboards: purchasing, installation and training, Introduction, Ten things you should find out about your IWB sooner rather than later, Ten tips to help you use your IWB more effectively, Ten things to avoid, Part 1 - The Interactive Whiteboard in the Classroom, 1. The practicalities, 2. How can an interactive whiteboard enhance teaching and learning in the secondary school?, 3. Pedagogy, Part 2 - Creating Lesson Resources, 4. Getting acquainted with the interactive whiteboard, 5. Microsoft software, 6. Using interactive whiteboard software, 7. Teaching strategies, 8. Additional software, Appendices, Index


    Jenny Gage is Academic Coordinator for the Motivate Project, Millennium, Mathematics at Cambridge University. She also provides training in the use of interactive whiteboards for teaching mathematics at all levels.