With all the modern advances in technology, it comes as no surprise that there are also technological advances made in the classroom. One of these fancy new gadgets coming to a school near you is are interactive whiteboards, which basically are a mix of a traditional whiteboard with the ability to easily reload it as a multimedia program.
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There are truly infinite possibilities with these, and teachers never have to worry again about whether they will run out of whiteboard markers. These interactive whiteboards are quite simple to use and are eco-friendly. There are no cables, cords, or even costly installation fees involved.
A key benefit of using interactive whiteboards are that collaboration is made easy. While teachers can still have fun being at the front of the classroom, this does not mean students will miss out at all. Students can also have this kind of whiteboard that allowing teachers and students to collaborate easier. When a teacher splits students up into groups, the students can also do team work using their individual whiteboards at the same time.
Gone are the days where teachers using a traditional whiteboard have to worry that they are going to run out of space when they write on the board. Although these new boards do have erasers, information can be saved, uploaded online, and shared.
Great leaps and bounds have been made in modern education. The benefits are clear when it comes to the online learning and resources. While electronic whiteboards are yet to be in every American classroom, you can be sure this will begin a whole new era in modern learning techniques.