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Secrets to attention-grabbing IWB content

A few easy tips can help teachers create engaging lessons for interactive whiteboards

Secrets to attention-grabbing IWB content

Educators can use several IWB teaching strategies to hold students' attention.

Most educators are thrilled to have interactive whiteboards (IWBs) in their classrooms, but many wonder how to make the jump from passive teacher lectures to truly interactive and engaging lessons.

Interactive whiteboards are received with enthusiasm, but many educators still hold a traditional view of what an IWB can bring to the classroom, said Alyssa Porter, leader of product marketing and content strategy for DYMO/Mimio, during a recent webinar on the topic.

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“We think we can do better than that,” she said. In fact, Porter and DYMO/Mimio have outlined a few tips to help educators enhance their IWB content and lesson delivery—and high-quality interactive lesson content is at the heart of their advice.

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  1. conklin13

    June 23, 2011 at 11:40 am

    These ideas are good hints for teaching generally. They don’t really offer any insights in how to use the IWB interactively, which is exactly what we need to know.

  2. conklin13

    June 23, 2011 at 11:40 am

    These ideas are good hints for teaching generally. They don’t really offer any insights in how to use the IWB interactively, which is exactly what we need to know.

  3. mkalowe

    June 27, 2011 at 4:37 pm

    I love Mimio – use it every day in my classroom! MimioConnect has an amazing selection of lessons that are user friendly, and ready to use. Check out http://www.mimioconnect.com

  4. mkalowe

    June 27, 2011 at 4:37 pm

    I love Mimio – use it every day in my classroom! MimioConnect has an amazing selection of lessons that are user friendly, and ready to use. Check out http://www.mimioconnect.com