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How to use the interactive whiteboard and annotation feature

Tutorial on using the IWB and annotation feature.

The interactive whiteboard feature of a platform can be very useful when clarifying the meaning, form and pronunciation of new language, among other things.

Task

If you’re unfamiliar with how to use the interactive whiteboard in a platform, and/or how you and learners can annotate on documents, watch the video tutorial and note how you can do these things:

  • Open and write on the interactive whiteboard
  • Allow or prevent learners from writing on the whiteboard or other documents
  • Changing the settings so that annotations appear with the learner’s name

When finished, open up the platform you use or have chosen to use and try to use the interactive whiteboard and annotation tool if there is one. Go to the Help or Support pages of your platform to find out more if necessary.

Go to the next step where we’ll look at practising language.

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