Multiple display spaces help develop oral language skills as well as Social Awareness & Relationship Skills by allowing groups to share information easily as they work. Standing and working on vertical surfaces, such as whiteboards, blackboards, or windows, also makes the work visible to teachers, so they can can monitor progress without intruding. Groups can also get ideas from others to develop their own thinking.
Watch how this elementary school uses smart wall paint to allow students to write on the walls and tables with dry erase markers. By painting multiple surfaces, students have easy access to fun writing surfaces that can also be used collaboratively.
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See how multi-boarding from SMART Board promotes collaborative group work in a work setting. This collaborative tool can also be used in a classroom where, by providing three conjoined screens, groups can seamlessly share and visualize each other's work.
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