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.

Complementary Technologies

Complementary technologies

By the end of this chapter you should:

  • have an understanding of the variety of peripherals that can be used with an IWB;
  • have some ideas of how to use an electronic microscope with an IWB;
  • be aware of how a digital video camera complements the use of an IWB;
  • know about voting systems and how they can be used with children in a classroom.

Professional Standards for QTS

This chapter addresses the following Professional Standards for QTS:

Q7, Q8, Q14, Q17, Q23


There is an ever-increasing variety of peripheral devices that can be attached to an IWB. This chapter examines just a few of the most notable technologies that are presently on the market and gives some suggestions for their use. At the same time it outlines how each ...

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