North Carolina’s Trinity Episcopal School might not have interactive whiteboards, but they have a middle school technology class smart enough to craft a cheap alternative, reports the Charlotte Observer. After watching a YouTube video, about a dozen boys in Josh Thornton’s class made their own interactive whiteboard with a Wii remote control, about $6 worth of Radio Shack material, and the casing from a marker. “It can do everything that a Promethium board can do, for the most part—85 percent of the functionality for 5 percent of the price,” Thornton said. Many schools spend thousands of dollars for the boards...
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