Interactive Whiteboard

Why I love mini whiteboards in the maths classroom

I love mini whiteboards. I am unapologetic about this obsession (even though I do occasionally feel slightly guilty about the constant supply of …

5 essential tools to make you crazy productive

We’re always hearing how tech distracts us from being in the moment, whether we’re at work or hanging out with friends. But we can also harness the power of technology to help make us more productive and able to keep up with our never-ending to-do lists. We asked five people in TQ, a tech hub in …

Programming

Surfing lessons

Yes, the Internet can be a dark place, but that doesn't mean parents and teachers should avoid it, argue Kelly Gallagher-Mackay and Nancy Steinhauer. In this excerpt from their new book Pushing the Limits, the educators offer ideas on teaching kids how to use the web wisely<p>One Montreal school board …

Digital Citizenship

How to Add to Your Day That Extra Hour You Really, Really Need: 15 Apps That Can Help

Your food, wardrobe, commute and household needs are generating lots of apps. Are you up on what's available?<p>Entrepreneurs are always running short of time for various reasons. From the moment they wake up until they hit the sack, their to-do list is never ending. Owing to their busy schedules, …

Mark Zuckerberg

School wins £5,000 to spend on interactive whiteboard and virtual reality headsets

TOTTINGTON Primary School has won £5,000 to spend on technology which will make a “massive difference” to children.<p>The school, in Moorside Road, came …

Manchester

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Microsoft Whiteboard app leaks -- download Windows 10's newest inking tool

Last month Microsoft gave us a glimpse of its upcoming Whiteboard app -- now the app has leaked online. This means that we have the opportunity to …

Microsoft

Whatever happened to …

… blackboards?Kudos for this post go out to Alfred Thompson who sent this article my way. “<b>Flashback to 2000: Classroom Tech That Doesn’t Exist</b> …

Learning

20 extra jobs that all teachers do but get no thanks for

<b>Those bloody teachers, swanning in at 9am, rushing out at 3pm and having half the year off in holidays – sounds like an easy profession to get into,</b> …

Students

Featured Sites

TeachersFirst - Featured Sites: Week of Mar 26, 2017<p>Here are this week's features. Clicking the tags in the description area of each listing will …

Teaching

New G Suite Apps to Boost Your Effectiveness

We’re fortunate to teach in an era in which 1:1 classrooms—with one device for each student—are increasingly the norm. Still, we’re constantly asking …

Students

Google’s Jamboard will cost $5,000, plus an annual management fee

Google’s delivering on its promise of keeping its interactive whiteboard under $6,000. Priced at $4,999, the Jamboard is just a hair more expensive than the 55-inch version of Cisco’s Sparkboard and considerably less so than the $8,999 Surface Hub, which was both the first of the trio to be …

Business

12 structures to keep kids focused when using the internet in class

One of the most common problems teachers face when integrating technology is keeping kids focused and accountable. It can be really challenging to …

Teaching

How Can Teachers Captivate Their Students? 5 Tips via @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 2 minutes.<p>How can teachers captivate their students? Here are our 5 top tips …<p>The Samsung Interactive Display is more than just another …

Education Technology

Ricoh and IBM Watson's 'magic' AI whiteboard translates languages in real time

The interactive whiteboards are powered by IBM's artificial intelligence.<p>IBM and Ricoh are seeking to revolutionise teleconferencing by launching an …

IBM Watson

Ricoh gearing up to bring 'a day in the life of patient data' to HIMSS17

The vendor’s healthcare unit teams with InterSystems, LRS, Docuware and others in constructing a cloud-based system.

Digital Health

Cisco unveils Spark Board, an interactive whiteboard for brainstorming and presentations

Cisco debuted today a new tool for collaboration called Spark Board. Built for brainstorming, meetings, and team collaboration, the board was unveiled in a presentation at the Nob Hill Masonic Center in San Francisco.<p>The board works together with the Cisco Spark chat app and can be controlled …

Cisco Systems

Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: Canvy, Interactive Whiteboard

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When …

Students

110 Benefits of Using an iPad in the Classroom

Reading Time: 12 minutes<p>Technology has evolved to become a large part of our everyday lives and, in order to help children thrive in this …

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

The effects of using an interactive whiteboard on the academic achievement of university students

Today, radical changes are being introduced in cultural and social life by computers that store, retrieve and process information and the Internet …

Education

Interactive Whiteboard Market Growing at a CAGR of 6.77% During 2016 to 2020 - MarketWatch

PUNE, India, Dec 22, 2016 (PR Newswire Europe via COMTEX) -- PUNE, India, December 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --<p>The global interactive whiteboard market …

Students

Explain Everything pulls in $3.7 mln

New York City and Poland-based <b>Explain Everything Inc</b>, a screencasting interactive whiteboard app, has raised $3.7 million in funding round. <b>EBRD</b> …

Investing

Limitations 2.0

Imagine walking into a brand new ICT suite to teach. The PC’s are brand new and loaded with the latest software and the layout of the room makes …

Teaching

12 Free Interactive Whiteboard Apps for iPad

<i>Nowadays any student, teacher, professor, sales professional, coach, financial manager or businessman can’t imagine his life without a tablet. A few</i> …

Students

Google releases Jamboard, a high-tech whiteboard for office meetings

The latest product to be unveiled by tech giant Google was not a new smartphone or wearable device or search feature designed to be used by millions …

Students

There’s a tech battle brewing over whiteboards that cost thousands of dollars

The latest product to be unveiled by tech giant Google was not a new smartphone or wearable device or search feature designed to be used by millions of everyday consumers. Rather, it was a $6,000 whiteboard designed to be used in your office conference room.<p>The release of Jamboard puts the Silicon …

News (U.S.)

Explain Everything Interactive Whiteboard

This app can be designed to work for students of all ages and disciplines ranging from tracing letters to step by step directions to complicated math …

Students

Jamboard, An Interactive Whiteboard With a 4K Display and Cloud Integration Created by Google

Jamboard is an interactive whiteboard with a 4K display and cloud integration that was just announced by Google. Users can make notes on the board …

Google

Why Movie Previews are Called Trailers Even Though They're Usually Shown Before a Film Starts

Simon Whistler, host of the informative video series “Today I Found Out” explains why movie previews are called trailers, even though they are …

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