Click onto the icons and links below to go to some wonderful IWB resources.

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List of IWB resource websites collated by a teacher in South Australia. Lots of UK links for resources related to Easiteach, Smartboards and Promethean (plus more!)

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List from the UK with primary and secondary resources plus resources based on Board types

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A UK site with lots of resources - follow the link to Interactive Whiteboard resources

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Search for Interactive Whiteboard resources (it's part of the Learning Technologies section) plus lots more including a range of ICT resources

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SMART Technologies website. This links goes directly to a list of Notebook lesson activities for a range of countries. If you can't find anything for Australia, try UK or Canada.

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List under the headings of General, Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies from the Technology Center for the Deaf in Florida USA

This is a link to a sharepoint site in the UK which has lots of smartboard tutorials and help files.
IWB Getting Started Files

This is a link to a wiki set up in 2008 as an IWB Challenge. Each week staff were challenged to try something new. Check it out and get some ideas.

http://whiteboardchallenge.wikispaces.com/

Lots of interactive activities for primary school. Very popular with teachers.
http://www.copacabana-p.schools.nsw.edu.au/Get_Smart_Pages/Get_Smart.htm

Spelling City This is another popular site with teachers.

This site has links to easiteach lessons
http://www.whps.org/school/bristow/easiteach/index.htm

A collection of great interactives
http://www.whps.org/IT/profdevelopment/WhiteBoards/Index.htm

The Whiteboard Forum - lots of discussion and ideas.
The Whiteboard Forum

Lots of ideas and resources to be adapted.
http://www.think-bank.com/iwb/

The WhiteBoard Blog
http://www.whiteboardblog.co.uk/
A network of teachers
Join the new Primary Teachers Network at http://primaryteachersnetwork.ning.com It has lots and lots of IWB resources available.

Downloadable Easiteach resources
http://www.easiteach.com.au/list.php
Easiteach Tutorials and Practical Activities
Easiteach Tools
Step by Step guides for subject specific tools and content
Easiteach Helpful Hints and FAQs
Hide an answer, clone a page, graduated colors
Easiteach Wall Posters
Easiteach Toolbar Classroom Posters, featuring many useful hints about using the toolbars. Print them out and put them up alongside your IWB!
**Easiteach TV**

Listen and watch as other teachers demonstrate and explain exactly how they have used Easiteach Tools and Content in their lessons

A wonderful site to create a cute avatar - would be fun on the IWB

http://www.buildyourwildself.com/

Check out these showcases on ePotential
IWB Showcase ePotential


Research findings on IWB

http://www.keele.ac.uk/depts/ed/iaw/ Research on IWBs from UK, worth following.

The Interactive Whiteboards, Pedagogy and Pupil Performance Evaluation: An Evaluation of the Schools Whiteboard
Expansion (SWE) Project: London Challenge
http://www.dfes.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/RR816.pdf

Recent research into IWBs
Research 2008 - Innovations Showcase

Successful Use of ICT in Schools - VIT Digest 2009/1


Widgets

http://www.harmonyhollow.net/ Choose Totally Free Teacher Tools, also The Hat & Cool Timer (sorry only available for windows users).

Create magnificent word clouds - http://wordle.net/

Maths

DigiLearn Objects These are just a couple of the hundreds of learning objects you can find at https://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/dlr/Pages/default.aspx
Remember to use the student access codes for your class
Wishball: whole numbers
http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/dlrcontent/4c383637/index.html

Area counting with Coco

http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/dlrcontent/4c313339/index.html
Area of triangles
http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/dlrcontent/4c313435/index.html
Cassowary sanctuary (fractions)
http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/dlrcontent/4c3836/index.html



Whiteboard room (just one of many whiteboard resources from Shirley Lehmann from Seymour PS)
www.whiteboardroom.org.uk

New Lots of resources, ideas and discussion
http://www.schoolzone.co.uk/resources/IWB/index.asp

Below is a link to a slideshow with a collection of ideas for flipcharts
http://www.slideshare.net/betchaboy/show-and-tell-a-collection-of-flipchart-ideas-presentation?src=embed

Below is a link to a slideshow displaying software which is particularly useful on the big screen of an IWB
http://www.slideshare.net/betchaboy/better-on-the-big-screen?src=embed

You have an IWB - Now What?
A wiki of a presentation by Chris Betcher in Montreal. Lots of additional resources
http://betchablog.wikispaces.com/IWB+Now+What

From ICT & IWB TIPS FOR TEACHERS: Finding and using online resources to enhance
your classroom teaching and learning TANIA HUNT 2009
http://epotential.education.vic.gov.au/showcase/resource.php?res_id=595

If you have Promethean whiteboard, try these links.
Promethean Planet is a site that provides free downloadable flipcharts. There is also a section where practicing teachers share what they have created.

If you have a SmartBoard, try these links
To download the software you will need to use go to this link. There is an expectation that you will only use this software on the SmartBoard.
For SmartBoard teacher resources try here. http://www.education.smarttech.com/ste/en-US/

This is a great online video demo of the Starboard Software, very informative and well worth a look. Scroll down to View Online Demonstration http://hitachisoft.jp/starboard-asia-oceania/software/index.html#Demo
Also there is an online tutorial for connecting from PC to the board and calibration and basic operations here-just click play.
http://hitachisoft.jp/starboard-asia-oceania/software/index.html#turorial

http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/15.cfm?s=15&p=243,index&zs=n Provides a normal and dedicated versions of number of whiteboard resources and activities for foundation, primary and secondary classes.
Purchasing an Interactive Whiteboard

http://www.priorywoods.middlesbrough.sch.uk/resources/restop.htm Priory Woods Special School resources page. Contributed by Racheal Desmond

http://iwbnet.ning.com/ An IWB community - read their comments and check out the resources.

http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/word_mover/words.01.html A good activity where words can be moved around.

http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivitySearch.aspx?grade=4&srchstr=gradient&SE=1 Interactive maths activities

http://www.classtools.net/ These are wonderful online tools - include some thinking tools. I really like the POSTIT activity.

http://www.prometheanworld.com/us/server/show/nav.4960 resources for the Promethean brand of board.

http://www.schools.ash.org.au/smccab/default.htm/IWB.htm Various resources form Australia

http://www.skrbl.com/ An online IWB. very interesting.

http://smarttech.com/ SmartBoard resources

http://www.fsdb.k12.fl.us/rmc/tutorials/whiteboards.html#resources Various resources - some links may be dead.

http://www.teacherlink.org/content/math/interactive/flash/home.html More maths interactives - some for senior students.

http://www.magneticpoetry.com/kidspoetry/playonline.cfm Make poetry with those cool little magnets - this ones for kids...