Whiteboards are a versatile tool in the classroom, and are great at engaging students. TeachHub blogger Laura Candler says “nothing beats a classroom whiteboard” for keeping students engaged in every lesson.
Along with their ability to keep students involved, Candler notes that whiteboards keep on working – no technology challenges or glitches to worry about.
She offers seven reasons to use a whiteboard in a classroom, including:
Candler also offers some ideas for using whiteboards as part of effective teaching methods. Her advice includes strategies for determining readiness, reviewing concepts, guided practice, targeted help, daily quick checks, and more.
Dan Griffin is general manager of EVERWhite, a US manufacturer and seller of whiteboards and tack boards used for teaching, coaching, planning, collaboration and tracking. Along with his expertise in the use of whiteboards, Dan excels in leadership, product development, business operations, continuous improvement and product marketing. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, with a focus on Marketing, from Temple University.