Saving Some Bucks busting the Whiteboard Myth

Now,with the interactive whiteboard myths dispelled you can spend your money on putting technology into students hands without sacrificing functionality.

In essence, you could buy one IWB or any of the bulleted items below:

  • 9 netbooks
  • 9 iTouches
  • 3 Tablets or Laptops
  • 2 class sets of student response systems
  • 28 Livescribe pens
  • 4.5 projectors

Now imagine schools that are considering purchasing ten IWBs. Instead they could furnish their school with any of the below bulleted items:

  • 90 netbooks
  • 90 iTouches
  • 30 Tablets or Laptops
  • 20 class sets of student response systems
  • 280 Livescribe pens
  • 45 projectors
  • 1 technology coach or technician

Makes a whole lotta sense. Read the entire article and see what you think…

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About KappaDiva
Learning Leader Tech Ed Advocate Empassioned Educator Perpetual Student Professional Learner Chief Learning Officer Tonya is a learning leader, instructional design, performance support and multimedia communications professional, with nearly 20 years of experience in healthcare, information systems, instructional design and training, web and creative design, internal and external marketing, PR and communications, social media, service excellence, leadership development and non-profit operations management. She is currently Director, Staff Learning & Development, Teach For America; President, A2ATD; principal and Chief Learning Officer of Kappa Beta Technology & Instruction; grad student at The University of Michigan; and author of the Learning Leader Blog (,) an emerging technologies resource for 21st century educators. She current is living in Macomb County, MI, with her cat and several Mac and iOS devices.

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