Reflection Of An Interactive Whiteboard In The Classroom

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1. Introduction An interactive whiteboard (IWB) is a big interactive monitor in the form element of a whiteboard. It can either be a free touchscreen computer used independently to carry out tasks and operations, or a connectable device used as a touchpad to control computers from a projector. They are used in a variety of settings, including classrooms at all grades of education, in corporate assembly halls and work groups, in training rooms for professional sports coaching, in broadcasting station, and others. ("Interactive whiteboard," n.d., para. 1). The first interactive whiteboards were intended and produced for use in the office. They were advanced by PARC (Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated) around 1990. This board was used in…show more content…
I joined two lesson of 9th grade students. 20 students participated in this study. They are generally 15 years old. They are learning English as a foreign language for 8 years. Students have 8 lesson in a week and each of them is 40 minutes. Students come to school in morning and they eat their lunch in the noon. In Afternoon they enter lesson again. They study English 13 hours in a week. They don't speak English in the lesson. Although sometimes teacher speak English with students, Students don't talk each other with English. They are Preparing for YGS and LYS exams.(Which exams are students have to enter for study University). They will enter this exams after 3 years. There were twenty students in the classroom. The classroom has a U-Shaped Layout because students can see interactive whiteboard clearly. Students had covered all the walls with Posters and English texts about Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. They had prepared before for surprise their…show more content…
If teacher have to do open audio files for doing listening, He or she can open them with interactive whiteboard. Teacher doesn't need Cd player. Not only open audio but also teacher can find video about lesson. At the middle of the lesson, teacher can open slides and teacher can save time because he or she don't need write all of the subject on the board. If teacher have to show the table, teacher can open with interactive smart board. Teacher can attach to all students in the lesson. For example if student doesn't have a text book, teacher can reflect with interactive white smart board on the board and student can follow the lesson, maybe student join the lesson. I think Material using is taking on a new meaning here because normally we expect, when student doesn't have a book, he or she have a difficulty to follow the lesson. At the end of the lesson teacher can reflect questions of book and teacher can want to doing on the interactive whiteboard. Students can draw everything on the board in this way they can write answers on the board with finger. It can get the students motivated. If questions are not enough, teacher can find on the internet and he or she take a screenshot with software. Again teacher and students can draw everything on the board. Teacher can finish his/her lesson with videos for give a homework, make a discussion, speaking practice or just fun. Although

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