Boards Get Brains, Chalk Vanishes: "Schools across the country dump dusty chalkboards for touch-sensitive whiteboards connected to computers. Kids can solve problems, surf the web and even edit video with their fingertips..."
Today Wired reports on the rise in popularity of interactive whiteboards. At Lewis Elementary we currently have 6 classrooms equipped with these and with plans to add one more over the summer. The boards aren't cheap and the ideal installation involves ceiling mounts which can be rather expensive. At Lewis we choose to use projectors on carts, but would love to have them installed with ceiling mounts. The Wired article also has a slide show with examples of classroom use.