News Tagged 'IWB'

Apple TV

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AppleTV + iPad = Newer, Better Whiteboard

As iPads become more popular in the classroom, schools may consider an Apple TV as an alternative to the traditional set up of an IWB / projector / laptop / speakers.

Apple TV utilises the iPad and works out a fraction of the cost. There is a really useful blog post showing the advantages:

http://www.emergingedtech.com/2012/02/apple-tv-in-the-classroom-the-new-smart-board/.

This is not an answer for all schools but for those schools moving towards Apple products there are ...

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Cleaning up YouTube for the Classroom

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Teachers often want to use YouTube videos in the classroom but are worried about inappropriate comments and adverts. There are a few sites that make it easier for you. These sites show YouTube videos but they are cleaned up and do not show adverts that display (or link to) undesirable content.

YouTube XL  is a YouTube service that enables the watching of videos on a large screen without ads and ...

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Teacher Sites for The Earth and Beyond

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There are a variety of inspiring on-line resources available for the subject of space and some of the recommended websites below may well fit into current topics and themes:

A web site about spaceThere are lots of excellent space resources in Teaching Ideas

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Triptico – A free desktop IWB Toolkit

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Triptico is a downloadable desktop Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) Toolkit made and shared by David Riley. It is a set of 23 apps that will enhance IWB use in any classroom being simply a bank of easily accessible tools.

Download the app from http://www.triptico.co.uk/. It sits on the desktop in a little letter-box shaped window and one slides along to see all of the ...

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Website for Teaching Drawing

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Many pupils claim that “I’m rubbish at drawing!” which is a sad reflection of their lack of confidence and experience. However, as with all skills, pupils can  be taught to draw and there are several sites that will actually help teachers and pupils learn how to improve their drawing skills.

How to Draw It

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