Interactive White Board (IWB) (Five skills ( Learning skills: In…
Interactive White Board (IWB)
• Over-burdening of the teachers: Preparing lessons for instruction using the IWB takes a large amount of time.
• Technological difficulties operating the IWBs: At times there were technical and technological malfunctions in the operation of the IWBs
• Pedagogical use of the IWB in a manner that takes advantage of their added value.
• Shortage of IWBs in the school. This shortage makes it difficult to create continuity in the learning throughout.
3 Stage Model
Transformation: When the use of the technology adds value to the whole learning process.
Integration: When the technology is integrated into the school and into the curriculum,providing support to attaining the instructional goals in various subjects.
Infusion: The intent here is for the broader usage of this technology.
Third stage: Skilled teachers use the IWB in a p
Second stage: Teachers are involved with discovering new opportunities offered by these
First stage: Teachers match the new technology to existing pedagogy.
Project “SMART” was
developed by this organization in order to enhance teaching and learning processes by using information and communication technology (ICT)
Feedback: When touching a particular item, there is visual or auditory feedback
Storage and recall: Unlimited storage and quick recall of material.
Animation: Items can be spun, change size, and move in a pre-determined direction.
Highlighting: a clear color that can be placed on top of writing.
Hide and reveal: an item located on top of others can be removed.
. Drag and drop: an item on the board that can move in various directions.
Learning skills: In particular, the development of autonomous learning.
Skills to use technological tools, despite the feeling that young people know how to do
Communication and cooperation skills: The ability to work in a team, and to belong to
and entrepreneurial thinking.
Higher order thinking skills: In particular, problem solving, critical thinking, and creative
Information skills (literacy): Skills that relate to the ability to gather, edit, analyze, process, and connect information.
a. Student motivation and engagement in the learning process increased when studying with the IWB. b. Teachers reported on their professional development and enhanced technology skills.