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.

The Interactive Whiteboard in School and in the Classroom

The interactive whiteboard in school and in the classroom

By the end of this chapter you should:

  • understand the organisational issues associated with using the IWB in the early years and primary classroom:
  • apply a range of appropriate strategies using the IWB to early years and primary lessons;
  • understand how a multimodal approach can be adapted to enhance the learning of the children you work with.

Professional Standards for QTS

This chapter addresses the following Professional Standards for QTS:

Q8, Q10, Q14, Q16, Q17, Q23, Q25, Q30


This chapter examines the process of planning for the use of an IWB in early years and primary classrooms. It addresses the considerastions arising from the environment provided by the classroom itself and the likely impact that ...

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