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Learning and Teaching with Interactive Whiteboards

Learning and Teaching with Interactive Whiteboards
Primary and Early Years

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Trainees' ICT Skills

March 2007 | 112 pages | Learning Matters
Interactive Whiteboards (IWBs) are becoming increasingly common in schools and early years settings, and it is important for trainees to be equipped with the necessary skills and understanding to use them effectively to enhance learning. This book takes a thematic approach, examining all the key issues required to get the most out of this versatile learning technology. All chapters contain case studies from a range of subject areas and across the key stages, ensuring the text is rooted in the reality of the primary classroom and its curriculum.
Getting Started
The whiteboard in the school and classroom
Theoretical underpinnings and pedagogical themes
Finding and using resources
Software, tools and applications
The online dimension
Complementary technologies

"Excellent - clear and concise. A good introduction to the area, especially for those new to interactive whiteboards" (Curriculum Leader, Blackpool and The Fylde College)

This book is current and up to date. With changes to technology and the increasing use of interactive whiteboards (IWB). This books helps support those who use IWB and want to use them, especially teachers and Early years TA supporting education for children in school's.

There are useful strategies in help support the use of IWB. Someone who has less knowledge in using it, this book will be a useful guide for them.

Miss Mehjabeen Shaukat
Teacher Education, Tameside College
May 2, 2014

A useful book for those members of staff that are less confident in modern technology

Mrs Jan Roberts
Childcare, Herefordshire College of Technology
September 17, 2012

I did not adopt this book but I passed it onto my colleague who teaches ICT across the primary degree and he uses it!

Mrs Sarah Martin-Denham
Department of Education, Society and Culture, Sunderland University
August 31, 2012

Excellent text - covering a key range of issues in using IWB my for PGCE students find the book very uesful

Dr Nasser Mansour
The School of Education and Lifelong Learning, Exeter University
March 6, 2012

David Barber

David is currently the e-learning Coordinator and teaching fellow at Bishop Grosseteste College and provides advice and training for college staff and students on the use of learning technologies. Active in a number of regional and national groups, he is interested in the promotion of ICT for teaching and research in all educational sectors. More About Author

Linda Cooper

Linda Cooper is a lecturer in Education Studies at the University of Chichester. She has worked in education for sixteen years both as a primary school teacher and as a lecturer. Before commencing her post at Chichester, Linda also worked at Portsmouth University as a lecturer in Early Childhood Studies and at Bishop Grosseteste University College, Lincoln with the Initial Teacher Training team. She has a range of interests and has published in the field of technology, physical development and the humanities. More About Author

Graham Meeson

Graham Meeson is a Senior Lecturer in Education Studies at Bishop Grosseteste College, Lincoln, and a former Deputy Head Teacher. He has worked on a variety of courses including ITT and Foundation degree programmes, focusing on the area of ICT. In the past he has acted in a consultancy capacity for his local LEA; he is currently a school governor and has been fascinated by the introduction of electronic whiteboards witnessed in this role, and whilst visiting students in schools. More About Author

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