Is the interactive whiteboard living up to the hype?

10/24/2011 | TweenTeacher.com

Interactive whiteboards are expensive and time-consuming, says teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron, who writes that the future of education technology will be guided by mobile devices. She writes that mobile technology is less expensive, and encourages student-centered learning and greater access to information. She compares the benefits of mobile technology, such as smartphones, to what she describes as the interactive whiteboards' antiquated style, which still relies on a teacher-focused style of learning.

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