Think about a digital camera linked to your electronic whiteboard. You now have the ability to examine and display text, images, objects and even living things. Ditch your overhead projector, this is the kid on the block.
Now connect it to your PC using the visualiser software, you now extend the range of uses and applications. You can now display slow motion events, time-lapse events. Capture, store and review any object, including 3D objects. Use the split-screen operation and display mirrored images. You can also display negative images and generate and store videocasts.
Need to find out more?
Using Visualiser in the classroom
Elmo Visualisers : http://www.elmo-visualiser.co.uk/
AVerMedia Technologies UK: www.averm.co.uk
Interactive Education: www.interactive-education.co.uk
AVM Ltd (Elmo L-1N): www.avmltd.co.uk
Don’t know what is out there?
Here is a great compilation of exciting applications/tools for using in schools….
Edudemic is a superb resource to keep you up to date with the latest ideas, developments and to provide inspiration for using technology to enrich and enhance teaching and learning:
“Social media is making a big impact on education. The threading of new technology with old standards has created new and exciting opportunities for teachers, school administrators, and students. What is the best way to improve education using social media?
That’s the big question that Edudemic hopes to answer. You’ll find regular doses of helpful ideas, infographics, news, videos, and more when you visit Edudemic.
Do you ever wonder how schools, universities, colleges, and large groups in general should use social media?
Students are often early adopters, frequent users, and overall lovers of technology and social media. Edudemic is run by a few graduate students and teachers with a passion for learning and educating. “
Cloud Computing explained:
Here is a useful starter discussion/blog
Article: UK schools should switch to cloud computing