Proven Programs in Education is a series of books that draws on the best of Better: Evidence-Based Education, a unique magazine that provides leadership teams in education with the information they need. The series includes four titles: Proven Programs in Literacy; Proven Programs in STEM; Proven Programs in Social Emotional Development; Proven Programs in Classroom Management and Assessment

The Proven Programs in Education series is about research-proven strategies and programs that can be applied in practice. The authors distill their work and research into succinct, easily-digestible articles highlighting the practical implications that teachers, principals, and administrators can use. Each article includes links to further reading and resources that allow readers to delve more deeply into particular issues.

Whiteboards Are for Learning

Whiteboards are for learning

For many years educators have looked at computer technology as a valuable resource for enhancing students’ learning in the classroom. Omar López presents the latest evidence that links the interactive whiteboard (IWB) to higher levels of learning.

Computer-based instruction began more than forty years ago in the form of drill-and-practice routines that students individually completed on the computer. Today's technology-based teaching emphasizes students constructing meaning based on a high degree of interactivity among students, between students and curriculum, and between students and teachers. An emerging class of technology that offers enormous potential in generating these interactions is the IWB. The device consists of a large electronic board display that is connected to a ceiling-mounted LCD projector and a stand-alone ...

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