Hating interactive whiteboards
I’ve read a lot about how interactive whiteboards are powerful new tools that allow teachers to create fabulous lessons for their kids. But sixth grade teacher Bill Ferriter can't stand them, and in this lively piece, explains why.
Ferriter, who teaches in Wake County Public Schools in North Carolina, explains his feelings in a piece for Teacher Magazine called “Why I Hate Interactive Whiteboards.” Ferriter blogs as “The Tempered Radical.”
Ferriter said he was able to create a couple cool lessons but found his whiteboard to be "basically useless--even if his students “thought it was nifty.” He goes on to lambaste school systems who buy them as making an "irresponsible purchase."
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| January 28, 2010; 3:23 PM ET
Categories: Teachers, Technology | Tags: technology, white boards
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