Improving Instruction with Interactive Whiteboards (on the Cheap)

March 10, 2008 at 9:52 am 2 comments

The Dennis-Yarmouth Regional School District in South Yarmouth, MA faces obstacles not uncommon to many school districts: poor state testing scores, declining enrollment, and a diminishing budget for classroom resources. But that hasn’t stopped Lory Stewart, director of instructional technology, from doing everything she can to squeeze out the money necessary for bringing interactive whiteboards into as many classrooms as possible.

Although it’s too early to tell yet, she said she believes the district will see a marked improvement in its middle school math scores as a result.

Author: Dian Schaffhauser, T.H.E. Journal, 21st February 2008

Full article available here.

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  • 1. Eric Hundin  |  March 10, 2008 at 10:16 am

    I found your site on technorati and read a few of your other posts. Keep up the good work. I just added your RSS feed to my Google News Reader. Looking forward to reading more from you.

    Eric Hundin

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  • 2. Alexandra Matthews  |  March 10, 2008 at 10:08 pm

    Thanks very much for your interest and compliments.

    Alex

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