There are many different types and brands of these interactive boards, SMART, Promethean, Mimio, Numonics, eInstructions, and Polyvision's, this website gives information on what each board is able to do. Teachers have to remember that these amazing tools are not just for them, but also for their students. The students are able to teach their fellow classmates, and they may find what they are learning easier to comprehend by being able to interact with it. It will be interesting to see what the future has in store for white boards, maybe we will be able to bring the lesson to life by using 3D pictures.
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