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Increase Student Engagement with Technology

How to Increase Student Engagement with Technology

A December 2021 study by Education Week found that 68% of teachers cited low student engagement as a widespread problem. But solutions like interactive whiteboard also referred to as smartboards look to be the answer.

Data shows that by 2025 interactive whiteboards will populate 90% of the K-12 market.

Student Engagement

And educators are embracing this technology transition. They love smartboards because they are a powerful tool that enables them to use visuals, sound, and multimedia in the classroom with ease and minimal setup.

Benefits cited by educators include:

  • Increased Engagement - Smartboards can help keep students engaged in the classroom by providing interactive and visual elements to lessons.
  • Easier Collaboration - They can make it easier for students to collaborate with one another on projects.
  • Improved Learning Outcomes - They can help improve learning outcomes by providing a more engaging and interactive learning experience.
  • Reduced Preparation Time - Smartboards can help reduce the amount of time teachers spend preparing for lessons by providing pre-made content and templates.
  • Improved Accessibility - They can make it easier for students with disabilities to access and participate in classroom activities.

So, how can you utilize a smartboard in your classroom?

  • Presentations - Smartboards can be used to present slideshows and videos, as well as draw diagrams and graphs.
  • Collaborative Learning - They can be used to facilitate group activities and discussions.
  • Interactive Learning - They can be used to create interactive lessons and activities for students.
  • Assessment - They can be used for assessment purposes, such as quizzes and tests.
  • Engagement - Smartboards can be used to engage students by allowing them to interact with the board and providing visual and auditory feedback.
  • Games and Activities - They can be used to create fun games and activities for students to play.

See how interactive whiteboards
can improve your classroom.

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When it comes to the best smartboard, Sharp’s Interactive Whiteboard is at the head of the class. With 4K resolution and a Pen-on-Paper writing experience, Sharp’s line of Aquos Boards are the perfect addition to your classroom.

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Topics: Technology, Presentation, sharp, education, technology in the classroom, edtech, educational technology, interactive whiteboard, smartboard

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