Do you remember back in teacher college when the professors taught us that our proximity to misbehaving students would help squash behavior problems? I do. Well, when using our classroom technology, we are typically tethered to our laptop, desktop, document camera, etc... This is a problem, but luckily there may be a solution.
Google Cast for Education gives students and teachers the ability to share their screens to the classroom projector or interactive display.
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Kami is an amazing tool that gives teachers and students the functionality of an interactive board in the palm of their hands. It allows users to annotate a doc, slide, pdf, image, etc…
Google Jamboard is a whiteboard app that can be accessed online and as an app on your tablet of choice. It's also a very expensive interactive display, but that's not what we're looking at here. Students can create a new Jamboard, share and collaborate with classmates, and/or share via Google Cast for Education. The options aren't limitless but it definitely serves a purpose. Just think, no more old school whiteboards, markers and crusty socks for wiping 'em clean.
I'm pretty excited about the possibilities here, in case you haven't already noticed. Let's face it, technology is exhilarating!