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The Use of Smart Boards in The Classroom

 Educators worldwide are in constant search  for ways to render learning more enjoyable , facilitate the teaching learning process and create an anxiety free atmosphere in the classroom.one way to achieve this goal is the use of smart boards in education.Smart Board is an interactive whiteboard which  uses touch detection for user input – e.g. scrolling, right mouse-click – in the same way normal PC input devices, such as a mouse or keyboard, detect input.  The Smart Board is typically equipped with  four pens, which use digital ink and replace traditional whiteboard markers.  A projector is used to display a computer's video output on the interactive whiteboard, which then acts as a large touch screen.

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        Three fun word  games to use with smart boards:
  1) the first one is  Alpha-bot :this game aims at strengthening spelling of words. To start playing, students click on the" audio button'' to hear the word. to spell out the word, students have to move rows and columns

                                                                       Alpha bot game

                           2) the second game is called Big bot : This game challenges students to find synonyms or antonyms of words. if students answer correctly, they can launch the word in the Big Bot mouth. it's really a funny game. this the game picture
3) the last game is called Jumble for kids: this game can be use as a fun lesson starter. it has 10_12 jumbles to choose from and it appears they have a new jumble each week

Some  Features of Smart Boards:
  
   √   It's esay to use
   √   It helps improve learning outcomes
      It foster collaborative learning

   √   It lets you deliver dynamic lessons, write notes in digital inks and save your work


                                  Watch this video to learn more
     
               

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