Interactive projectors or interactive whiteboards - what works best?
Does anyone have a suggestion for us? We have been looking at different interactive teaching options, but there are so many factors at play. At the moment, teachers have either SMART interactive boards or data projectors.
We have a few things to consider: teachers feel that they do not want to be confined to the front of the classroom when they teach, so we are considering interactive projectors. We will be using iPads in the near future, so it has to be compatible with that.
We had a demo interactive projector but couldn’t connect iPads to it and maintain the interactivity – as soon as one exited iProject, one lost the interactive ability. It also didn’t come with an educational suite, which meant that we still had to purchase e.g. math teaching tools etc..
The tablet that could connect remotely to the interactive projector was quite pricey.
Apple TV and a conversion cable to the projector works for remote interactivity with an iPad, but then one loses interactivity on the board.
Does anyone use iPads with interactive white boards? And if so, can one use them remotely (from anywhere in a classroom)?
Will appreciate advice.