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Engage Your Students With Digital Whiteboards

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Cori Frede  
Whiteboards have been a staple in the classroom since they replaced the chalkboard in the '90s. Now it's time for the next upgrade, a digital whiteboard. Learn how to leverage this technology to engage students and encourage collaboration within the same room or across the globe.

Audience: Library media specialists, Teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS
Participant accounts, software and other materials: This session will talk about a variety of whiteboarding options. Most are 100% free and webbased.
Microsoft Whiteboard has a desktop version that is part of Windows 10 but may need to be downloaded.
Smart Notebook would require a downloaded software which has a free "basic" version or a paid premium version. The collaboration features in Smart Notebook would require the premium version.
Zoom requires a download but the whiteboard is available in the free version.
Topic: Online tools, apps & resources
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
For Students:
Creative Communicator
  • Students communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations.
Global Collaborator
  • Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints.
Disclosure: The submitter of this session has been supported by a company whose product is being included in the session
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Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Teachers will be able to use a variety of digital whiteboard programs to help students by presenting material and allowing collaboration by students whether remote or in person.



What is a digital whiteboard?

Product discussion and demonstrations. Comparing the pros and cons of each one.

Products being discussed:
* Microsoft Whiteboard
* Google Jamboard
* Smart Learning Suite
* Zoom
* Additional products that come out between now and ISTE 2021

Conversation and discussion regarding the different products and how teachers use them for best practice purposes.

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Cori Frede, TEQ

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