8 Apps to turn your iPad into an Interactive Whiteboard

By: Danny Nicholson

appps“While I am a big fan of the Interactive Whiteboard, they can often to lead to situations where the teacher is firmly stuck at the front of the class to “deliver” content to the students. Some schools are looking to move away from this format, and use iPads as an IWB replacement, although I still think the best way forward should be an interactive screen at the front of the class, coupled with tablets.

Anyway, if you do want to move away from the front of the class, then there are several options available to you. The iPad can be displayed wirelessly via Apple TV or software such as AirServer. Check this post for more on how to display an iPad to your  class.

The newest version of Smart Notebook even allows for iPad connectivity to your classroom computer, giving proper two-way control. Apps such as Explain Everything and Doceri are essentially screencasting apps, but the drawing and annotation features make them very useful. Children can take photographs of their work, then annotate and highlight key features or important aspects.Here’s 8 ways that you turn your iPad into an interactive presentation tool:” To read further please click here:  http://www.whiteboardblog.co.uk/2015/02/8-apps-turn-ipad-interactive-whiteboard/

 

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