[Offtopic] Choice of Electronic Whiteboard
digby.stephen.p at edumail.vic.gov.au
Thu Aug 23 16:44:26 EST 2007
Installed 1 mimio and 2 teamboards.
Teamboards much more loved by staff JUST due to no need to get the pen.
Both software sets have their ups and downs - seems to be an even bet in this department so far.
BOTH MUST have fixed projector or it is a pain to recalibrate every time there is a bump.
We have put fixed computers on all as the extra connections AND the variable performance of the software on a variety of
"personalised" notebooks made the whole thing just that much more of a barrier to spur of the moment use (which is the way most
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Sent: Thursday, 23 August 2007 2:18 PM
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Subject: [Offtopic] Choice of Electronic Whiteboard
About 18 months ago we had a discussion about the merits of Electronic Whiteboards.
At my school, the decision has been made to purchase 4 of these. The only issue is which brand to go with.
Here is the email from a colleague :
"As we are going to trial electronic whiteboards I would like some opinions on the pros and cons of the Promethean, mimio,
smartboard and teamboard. Which should we go with? "
Could I ask those out there with experience in the use of any of these whiteboards to make their recommendations please ?
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