As most classrooms these days have Interactive Whiteboards within the classroom many of use will be utilising this technology whilst we are on professional experience! Over time the functionality of the IWB’s have increased and with this so have the tools, techniques and approaches we use on them. Take a further look at this reading that further explains some of these approaches and techniques and tools.
Some approaches you may take to using the device are through the use of touch devices such as the special pen for the whiteboards or the use of a finger. Furthermore this enables the students to easily be involved in the creation and exploration of their learning, as they are heavily involved in the discovery process. Take a look at Maggie’s blog to find out more about the students discovery process whilst on professional experience and possible fears that may be had.