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The Interactive Classroom: Using New Technology to Create Highly Interactive, Fully Integrated and Continuously Evolving Learning Platforms

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Sponsored by PROMETHEAN
Continuing Education

Learning Objectives - After this course, you should be able to:

  1. %IDiscuss five key principles of effective education and how new technologies are facilitating the implementation of these principles in the K-12 classroom.
  2. %IDescribe five key components of an “interactive classroom.”
  3. %IExplain the positive impacts of interactive classrooms on student performance.
  4. %IDiscuss new interactive classroom technologies that are “on the horizon.”


This course reviews exciting, new technology advances that are transforming K-12 classrooms into integrated, collaborative "learning platforms." The course discusses the technology paradigm shift that is occurring in K-12 education and describes five key components that contribute to − and help define − the "interactive classroom." Research reports on the impacts of interactive classrooms on student performance are reviewed, and the course ends with a look at where classroom technology will be headed in the very near future.