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1. Smart board definition .
2. Objectives of using smart board in distance
3. Smart Board Feature.
4. Advantage of Smart board .
5. Limitations of Smart board .
6. Uses of smart board.
7. Integrating smart board with online video
8. Ways to use Interactive Whiteboards in the
9. their educational value.
10. Case study (Atlantis Secondary School)
• SMART Board is an
whiteboard that
allows you project
your presentation,
write over the
projection, save the
changes, and create
new presentations.
You can show videos,
DVDs and link to the
internet. It is an easy
• Enhance instruction and learning in distance
• Make the communication more interactive
between tutor and learners (Two way
• Create a stimulating and engaging learning
distance environment .
• Helps organize presentations and motivate
• Make the learning easy to the face-to-face
communication student , distance education
and EL students.
• It is large.
• The projector throws the computer’s
desktop image onto the interactive
whiteboard, which acts as both a monitor
and an input device.
• Control the presentation from the screen
by touching the screen.
• Capture an image of any annotations you
make to a PowerPoint (or other
applications) presentation.
• Save or print a complete copy of
everything written, drawn, or typed in the
Notebook software.
• Use the handwriting recognition feature to
convert handwritten text into typewritten
• USB Cable to connect the smart board to
the computer.
• Users can write on the interactive
whiteboard in digital ink or use a finger to
control computer applications by pointing,
clicking and dragging, just as with a
desktop mouse.
• The interactive whiteboard is usually
mounted on a wall or a floor stand and is
used in face-to-face or virtual settings in
education, business and government.
• You can use different program through smart
board like PowerPoint and Photoshop.
• Easy to use.
• Two way communications.
• Very interactive: learner can participate through
remote or through discussion board.
• Easy to connect with computers.
• Need small space of the class.
• The interactive whiteboard is an excellent tool for
the constructivist educator.
• It makes the subject come alive .
• It is difficult to setting up a whiteboard and
projector in a small classroom.
• not ‘easy’ to touch. It works best if you use
your nail- the back of your hand, to draw
• Expensive
• Irrelevant information can distract
students from learning.
• Integrate with on-line video conferencing
• Searching the Internet
• Presentation Screen
• “Notebook” Software
• Discipline Examples:
– Language Arts
• Reading
• Writing
• Spelling
• Grammar
– Math
– Music/Art
– Science
– Social Studies
• You can integrate a SMART Board interactive
whiteboard and a videoconferencing system. and
you don't need an additional monitor to display
your videoconference.
• It can be used as a combined video and data
conference by splitting the screen into video and
application images.
• You can brainstorm and diagram as if you were at
a whiteboard and control all your computer
applications directly from the board's touch-
sensitive surface, while dedicating a portion of
the board to displaying the video of your remote
team members.
• It can be used with online video conferencing
• Save lessons to present to students who were
• Create video files to teach a software application,
a lesson, or as a review to be posted to the server
or web.
• Use the built in maps to teach continents,oceans,
countries, or states and capitals.
• Present presentations created by student or
• Digital storytelling
• Take notes directly into PowerPoint presentations
• Reinforce skills by using on-line interactive web
• Use highlighter tool to highlight nouns, verbs,
adjectives, etc.
• Use it with Kidspiration or Inspiration
• Teaching students how to navigate the Internet
• Teaching steps to a math problem.
• Have students share projects during
Parent/Teacher/Student conferences
• They provide electronically all the familiar
features of a traditional classroom blackboard or
roller whiteboard.
• Lessons can be enhanced by easily integrating
video, animation, graphics, text and audio with
the teacher's spoken presentation.
• It is possible to highlight and annotate key points,
using the marker pens. Anything on the screen
can be saved as a 'snapshot', making it easy to
review and summarise key teaching points.
• Material can be displayed from a number of
sources, including CD-ROMs, websites, DVDs, VHS
tapes or television.
• Overview
Atlantis Secondary School is a high-
achieving school in the town of Atlantis
on South Africa’s west coast. The town
has a high level of unemployment and
students’ parents often face economic
hardship. The school is a source of
pride in the town.
• Challenge
Create a learning environment for
students and teachers to excel through
technology despite limited resources
and economic hardship in the
• SMART Solution
SMART Board interactive whiteboard
• Results
The digital divide between schools in
South Africa is narrowing. Students are
more enthused and teachers have
streamlined lesson planning.
Time of interaction
Type of interaction
Learning style
Self-based learning
Flexibility Anyplace
Ease of access/use
Speed Feedback
Stand-alone medium
Multimedia support