Promoting intellectual quality with an IWB

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Chapter 3 Promoting intellectual quality with an IWB by Kent (2008) stresses the intellectual quality that can be brought to the classroom through the use of an interactive white board (IWB), as many students learn visually IWB allows deeper understanding as lessons become more creative and open ended.

Kent (2008)  p19 believes one characteristic that is common to all good teachers is ”to promote high levels of intellectual quality into their classroom” IWB provides this through creating open ended lessons which create deeper discussion and the ability to save lessons to be revised and reflected upon at a later date. The randomness IWB brings to the class can be used to keep students focused as well as putting the content being taught into a wider context for deeper understanding. Kent (2008) believes IWB avoids tasks becoming repetitive and I agree as IWB has the…

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