Updated: Apr 28, 2019
Interactive Smart Boards was first invented by Smart Technologies Canada in 1992 and had over the years been one of the most successful teaching tool for the class rooms around the world. However should you buy an interactive board? will it give your students an edge? or enhance leading capabilities? or an interactive smart board is worth an investment? This blog goes tries to answer some of these fundamental questions.
Question # 1: Should you buy an interactive smart board?
Short answer: Yes.
Long answer: Absolutely. Interactive Smart Boards are one of the most sought after technology which has proven to improve results. The simple fact that interactive #smartboards make students get involved with the lesson along with audio-visual enhances student's capabilities to learn.
Blau (2011) listed three characteristics that transform the smart board into an efficient pedagogical tool:
A. Divergent learning—the ability to skip from pages on the screen to the internet in a structured and fluid manner. This ability simulates the associative