The first interactive whiteboards were invented back in the 90s. It was a while before they caught on but now they have been at the heart of classroom teaching for years. A more recent development has been the introduction of tablets in an educational setting.
As with interactive whiteboards, this platform has gone hand-in-hand with the gamification of learning. The best teaching appreciates that many pupils are kinaesthetic or visual learners. Students who process information best, not out of a textbook or from the teacher’s mouth, but when doing or watching things. Technology has been instrumental in delivering a more tailored education. But many areas of schooling continue to be overlooked…[Continue reading…]