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Title: Technology%20in%20Education:%20The%20Use%20of%20Interactive%20White%20Boards%20in%20the%20Foreign%20Language%20Classroom

Technology in Education The Use of Interactive
White Boards in the Foreign Language Classroom
  • by
  • Alex Draughan
  • Brooke Hayworth

History and Evolution
  • Overhead projector
  • Screen projector with computer access
  • Interactive white boards

  • Visibility
  • Mobility
  • Student participation
  • Assessment
  • Motivation and interest
  • Learning needs (hands-on, visual, auditory)
  • Web quests and teacher planning/organization
  • Diverse needs
  • Technology--Responsibility and Accessibility
  • Constructive Learning
  • Flexibility--Spontaneity or Structure

  • Small/large class
  • Wall mounted/rollers
  • Individual controllers
  • Audio system with microphone
  • Writing boards
  • All ages, subjects, levels

Case studies researchhttp//
  • Lotus Gardens Primary School
  • Overcomes obstacles to learning
  • Mammoth-San Manuel Unified School District
  • Teacher helps struggling students drastically
    improve their reading skills using a SMART Board
    interactive whiteboard in their classroom.
  • The Business Academy
  • The Business Academy meets its objective to boost
    student achievement using interactive
  • Fairfax County Public Schools
  • One of the largest school districts in the United
    States integrates the SMART Board interactive
    whiteboard into their technology plans
  • The Bridge School
  • Special education school finds an interactive
    whiteboard that all students can use, even those
    who cant hold a pen
  • Richardson Primary School
  • Richardson Primary enhances teaching and learning
    beyond all expectations using SMART Board
    interactive whiteboards.
  • Monroe 1 Board of Cooperative Educational
    Services (BOCES)
  • Trainer inspires teachers to spice up lessons
    across 10 school districts with interactive
  • The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind
  • One of Americas largest special needs schools
    standardises on SMART products
  • Gloucester City Public Schools
  • Maths scores grow by 16 percentage points with
    SMART products.
  • Jennings School District

  • "As a special education teacher, I have seen a
    difference in my student's interest and
    performance levels during lessons. Since we've
    started using the SMART board interactive
    whiteboard, the children are picking up the
    skills faster and are more excited about
    learning. They are now interactively involved
    with their learning."
  • Carl DaileySpecial Education Teacher Cold
    Springs Elementary School Gloucester City, NJ,
    United States
  • With SMART Board interactive whiteboards in
    classrooms at the Defense Language Institute, the
    U.S. military has made the worlds best language
    training even better. The switch to SMART Board
    interactive whiteboards has greatly improved the
    learning proficiency of students from all
    branches of the armed services and is saving
    taxpayers thousands of dollars in training time
    and resources.
  • Alvin J. Holbrook, Jr.SFC, U.S. Army,
    RetiredMilitary Language InstructorDefense
    Language Institute Foreign Language Center
    Presidio of Monterey, CA, United States

L2 Classroom
  • Template downloads and L1 content lesson plans
  • http//
  • Foreign Language ideas and L1 lessons
  • http//
  • Ideas communication arts
  • http//
  • Using Interactive White boards with Modern
  • http//

Technology in Education The Use of Interactive
White Boards in the Foreign Language Classroom
  • by
  • Alex Draughan
  • Brooke Hayworth
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