Revolutionise Your Classroom with Interactive Whiteboards: Enhancing Engagements and Empowering Learning
Are you tired of the same old classroom routine, where students seem disengaged and learning feels stagnant? It’s time to revolutionise your classroom and transform the way your students learn with interactive whiteboards. These innovative tools are not just a passing trend; they have the power to enhance engagements and empower learning like never before. With interactive whiteboards, students can actively participate in lessons, collaborate with their peers, and explore concepts in a way that’s both exciting and educational. From interactive games and quizzes to real-time feedback and multimedia presentations, these boards offer endless possibilities for creating dynamic and immersive learning experiences. So, if you’re ready to take your classroom to the next level, join the revolution and discover how interactive whiteboards can transform education as we know it.
Benefits of using interactive whiteboards in the classroom
Interactive whiteboards have gained popularity in classrooms around the world, and for good reason. The benefits they offer are undeniable. Firstly, they provide teachers with a versatile tool to engage students in the learning process. By incorporating interactive whiteboards into lessons, teachers can capture students’ attention and make learning more enjoyable. These boards enable teachers to present information in a visually appealing and interactive manner, making even the most complex concepts easier to understand. Additionally, interactive whiteboards promote active learning by encouraging student participation. Students can come up to the board and interact with the content, whether it’s solving problems, playing educational games, or collaborating on group projects. This hands-on approach fosters a deeper understanding of the subject matter and encourages critical thinking skills.
Furthermore, interactive whiteboards offer a range of multimedia capabilities, allowing teachers to incorporate various forms of media into their lessons. From videos and images to interactive simulations and virtual field trips, these boards enable teachers to bring learning to life and make it more relatable and engaging for students. By presenting information in a multi-sensory manner, interactive whiteboards cater to different learning styles and help students retain information more effectively.
In addition to enhancing student engagement and learning outcomes, interactive whiteboards also promote inclusivity in the classroom. These boards provide accessibility features that cater to students with different abilities and learning needs. For example, students with visual impairments can benefit from enlarged text and high-contrast displays, while students with hearing impairments can utilise closed-captioning and audio enhancements. By incorporating these features, interactive whiteboards ensure that every student has an equal opportunity to participate and succeed.
In conclusion, the benefits of using interactive whiteboards in the classroom are numerous. These innovative tools not only capture students’ attention and foster active learning but also promote inclusivity and cater to different learning styles. By revolutionising your classroom with interactive whiteboards, you can create an engaging and empowering learning environment that will transform education for your students.
Research and statistics on the effectiveness of interactive whiteboards
The effectiveness of interactive whiteboards in the classroom has been widely studied and documented. Research consistently shows that these boards have a positive impact on student learning outcomes and engagement. A study conducted by the University of Oxford found that students who used interactive whiteboards demonstrated higher levels of engagement, motivation, and understanding compared to those who did not. The study also revealed that interactive whiteboards improved students’ collaboration and communication skills, as they actively participated in group activities and discussions.
Another research study conducted by the University of London examined the impact of interactive whiteboards on student achievement in mathematics. The study found that students who used interactive whiteboards in their math lessons showed significant improvement in their understanding and problem-solving skills. The researchers attributed this improvement to the interactive nature of the whiteboards, which allowed students to manipulate and interact with mathematical concepts in a visual and tactile manner.
Furthermore, a meta-analysis conducted by the American Institutes for Research reviewed 12 studies on the effectiveness of interactive whiteboards in the classroom. The analysis revealed that interactive whiteboards had a positive effect on student achievement across various subject areas, including mathematics, science, and language arts. The interactive features of these boards were found to enhance student engagement and motivation, leading to improved learning outcomes.
These studies and statistics provide compelling evidence of the effectiveness of interactive whiteboards in the classroom. By incorporating these innovative tools into your teaching practice, you can create a more engaging and effective learning environment for your students.
Product Service & Support
EduBoard offers full service and support from our friendly and experienced technical team. Full service includes equipment, installation, training, warranty support and maintenance. In addition, all the interactive whiteboards are dual purpose, meaning they can be used for digital projection as well as being whiteboard maker friendly. They are available in various sizes up to 112” and offer a number of interactive hardware and software options.
Interactive Classroom Product Summaries
Read brief product summaries about our interactive classroom offerings below:
EduTouch Interactive Whiteboard (Smart Board)
Full EduBoard Oktopus software pack, teacher perpetual license (no extra licensing fees) + 3 year licensing for up to 40 students in a class for tablet collaboration, quad games, student polling/ assessment. Plus full teacher and student access to blend learning portal of 10 000 lessons. The best smart board package in South Africa.
- Includes Wifi, Speakers, media player, Android operating system, white boarding/note
- Tablet collaboration
- Connect devices (connect smart phone and use like a visualiser/ document camera
- Record lessons
- Access any cloud applications like Google Drive directly from the smart panel
EduMax Pro Interactive Projector Conversion Kit
The EduMax Pro system is our most popular interactive classroom solution.
The system can easily convert existing data projectors and virtually any smooth, white surface or whiteboard into a fully interactive digital classroom.
This allows the teacher full control of their computer and teaching software from the board, using the digital e-pen for navigating, writing and annotating.
Once set up, your device’s screen is projected onto the whiteboard and you have full control of your teaching software and other applications using the digital e-Pen which communicates with the computer through the interactive device’s intuitive signal receiver.
Training & support offered on how to use this interactive data projector.
EduBox Affordable Interactive Board (SPECIAL ORDER ONLY)
It is an interactive classroom inside a box. Simply plug your laptop in, switch the box on and start using your interactive whiteboard! 1-2-3 It’s that simple.
The EduBox is a genuine fully portable all in one interactive whiteboard. There are huge advantages in outlying or high theft areas where it is costly, or impractical to have security at a school. This “Box”, fits into a shoulder carry bag and can easily be transported on public transport.
Due to the special nature of this product, we ONLY manufacture per project.
Product Details: EduTouch LED Interactive Board for teaching (Smart Board)
EduBoard’s flagship interactive classroom product
This is the best value for money high performance electronic interactive smart board on the market in South Africa
The EduTouch Interactive Whiteboard is suitable for:
- Junior schools
- High schools
- Special needs schools
- Schools with good security in place
- Schools with large or small class sizes
- Teachers who want to use next generation technology
- Interactive classrooms
EduTouch Interactive Smart Board for Teaching
Best value for money in South Africa
Instantly transforms any classroom into a high tech interactive classroom
Includes high end loud speakers (no speaker bar or extras needed)
Round the clock service and support from dedicated technicians from installation onwards
Android 11 with 4GB RAM and 32GB ROM
Elite models include built-in 4K Camera and 6 array microphones
Preinstalled interactive whiteboard software, WPS for PDF, Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents, wireless screensharing
EduBoard Oktopus teacher perpetual license + 5 student device collaboration
5m HDMI V2.0 cable
Maximise efficiency and student engagement in your interactive classroom
The EduTouch LED interactive whiteboard is a cutting-edge technology that has the potential to revolutionise the way teachers deliver their lessons in South African classrooms. With its state-of-the-art hardware and software, the EduTouch LED interactive whiteboard is designed to help teachers enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of their lessons while also engaging students like never before.
The specially crafted interactive classroom software that comes with the EduTouch LED interactive whiteboard gives teachers and students access to teaching methods and resources that were previously unavailable in South Africa. With just a few taps on the interactive whiteboard, teachers can quickly access multimedia resources, educational videos, and interactive quizzes to make learning more engaging and fun for their students.
The EduTouch LED interactive whiteboard is particularly helpful for South African classrooms because it helps to address some of the key challenges facing the education system, such as a lack of resources and overcrowded classrooms. With this technology, teachers can make the most of their limited resources and create a more engaging and interactive learning environment that piques students’ interest in various subjects.
In conclusion, the Edutouch LED interactive whiteboard is a powerful tool that can help teachers in South African classrooms improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their lessons while also making learning more fun and engaging for their students. With this state-of-the-art technology at their fingertips, teachers can deliver high-quality education that prepares their students for success in the modern world.
Product Details: EduBox Affordable Mobile Interactive Whiteboard
This is a project-based solution and subject to minimum manufacturing orders.
This is the most versatile portable and practical interactive whiteboard available – The EduBox is our own proudly South African design.
The EduBox Interactive Whiteboard is suitable for:
- Rural schools
- Schools who may need to share technology
- Schools with theft risks
- Schools with large class sizes
- Teachers who teach in different venues
- Special needs schools
Edubox Interactive Whiteboard
Is fully portable and can also be permanently installed if required
Is a fully functional interactive whiteboard
Works on ANY normal whiteboard or Write-On converted chalkboard
Is super light and compact (5,3kg)
Is so easy to use and setup
Requires No Installation: Includes a comfortable shoulder carry-bag with laptop pouch
Can include the Oktopus teacher, student or blend suite
Can include SmartClass student Android or Windows Classroom Management Software
Transport & Share your Mobile Interactive Classroom Smart Board
Bring lessons to life and enrich student engagement with the Edubox Portable Interactive Whiteboard system. The EduBox is a cost effective and versatile Interative Whiteboard solution. Extremely portable and lightweight, it weighs a mere 5kg, with a set-up time of only 3 minutes.
The ‘box’ houses a powerful data projector, quality built-in audio and an interactive device which enables you to control your computer’s interface from the whiteboard using the e-pen to annotate and draw across all applications, media resources and lesson material. The EduBox offers a new way to approach your teaching process, while being discreet, efficient and simple to operate.
The EduBox can project onto virtually any smooth white surface, wall or whiteboard, and a range of whiteboard solutions may be ordered with the unit. These include both mobile and wall mounted boards in a variety of sizes, finished with either gloss or matte material. Dual-purpose matte whiteboard material is ideal for projection and e-pen annotating as well as for dry marker use, making it an extremely cost-effective whiteboard option.
Various optional add-ons are available to empower lesson delivery and enhance classroom facilitation further. These include student response systems and professional teaching software suites with options for mobile device integration and management.
EduBox Key Features
- Cost-effective, practical and easy to use projection system, with a range of optional add-ons and customisations.
- Lightweight and portable, the Edubox comes with a sturdy carry-bag, weighs 5kg and takes a speedy 3 minutes to set up.
- Projects onto any whiteboard or smooth, white surface or wall.
- Requires no permanent installation, and no extra devices or cables to be attached to the whiteboard/projection surface.
- Responsive e-pen/Stylus – ideal for quick drawing and writing.
- Works with all existing software programs and web browsers.
- Does not have a built in PC; rather each user can simply connect their laptop with the system’s basic operational software loaded.
- Flexible whiteboard solutions (matte and gloss, mobile and fixed) offer multi-purpose functionality for a wide range of teaching environments.
- Dual-purpose matte whiteboard material for both digital (e-pen) and dry marker use.
Tenacious Technical Ingenuity (Tech Specs)
The sleek and minimal façade of the EduBox humbly cloaks the exceptional technology within – a high quality data projector paired with intuitive Optical Position Detection Technology, enabling the device to detect infrared signals sent from the e-pen. With a bright, high quality lamp and a crisp contrast ratio, the data projector casts crystal clear images with ease, while superb colour fidelity is guaranteed using DLP®, BrilliantColor™ and Dynamic Eco+ technology. The projector provides plenty of features to save on costs and energy consumption, with an incredibly long lamp life of up to 10 000 hours. The unit also incorporates built-in audio and full 3D technology, making it essential not only as a conduit for delivering digital lessons but also as a fully-featured media hub.
- Bright projection from 3300 ANSI Lumens; 15,000:1 contrast ratio
- Low ownership costs – up to 10 000 hours² lamp life
- Projector available in SVGA, XGA and WXGA options
- Excellent audio support with built-in speakers
- Full 3D display using the DLP technology allows for projecting true 3D content from any 3D display device
- Simple plug ‘n play with HDMI and VGA connectivity
- Supports interactivity on both hard and soft screens of any size up to 150”
- Battery operated e-pen Stylus
- Smooth drawing within 1 pixels jitter at 1024×768
- Superior resistance to ambient lighting
Digital Annotation and Writing Tools
Pointing and writing tool to control and navigate your interactive whiteboard. The e-pen Stylus is the perfect workhorse for energetic annotating and drawing.