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Whiteboard Research

As a relatively new technology, there has been a large amount of research done around how the use of whiteboards affects teaching, teachers and pupils.
The following sites all have interesting and useful information regarding the uses and impact of whiteboards in primary schools.

Keele Interactive Whiteboard Research Group
Keele has been involved in interactive whiteboard research since 2000. This Research has led to the publication of research articles, commercial software and the development of a CPD course for mathematics teachers

FutureLab Report into IWBs 2007
The key aims of this report are to extract some of the key findings relating to the use of interactive whiteboards (IWBs) in UK classrooms from the research literature. From these findings we then extrapolate some of the key issues and debates in order to put forward some initial recommendations relating to more effective use, and also some ideas and suggestions for potential future
developments in terms of teaching, training, use and design of IWBs.

The National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities IWB Page
NCEF's resource list of links, books, and journal articles on the educational use of interactive whiteboards, an electronic tool that combines with a computer and projector to become a large, touch-sensitive display that allows teachers and students to write and erase notes, control computer applications, and save information.

Whiteboard Activity Links

There is a huge number of free resources available on the web. Click here for just a few examples.