Need To Know

Do SMART boards make smart students?

Clip: Season 1 | 2m 6s

At Naperville Central High School in suburban Chicagoland interactive whiteboards not chalkboards are the centerpiece of many classrooms. The SMART boards are digital projections connected to a computer where marks made on the projection are visible on the board and on saved in a computer file. But does all this technology actually help kids learn or does it just amount to a novelty?

Aired: 12/13/10

Expired: 12/13/15

Rating: NR

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