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Options for Presenting in the Classroom

Projectors

Projectors are widely used as a means of Presenting in the classroom. The main type of projectors used in classrooms are Short Throw or Ultra Short Throw projectors. Different types of projectors may suit different types of situations. We plan to have a new Projector Purchasing Framework available soon for schools. For more on this contact ictadvice@pdst.ie

Interactive Flat Panels

Interactive Flat Panels (IFPs) are widely used as a means of engaging pupils in learning activities especially in Primary schools. The main size of IFPs used in classrooms are the 75 inch type. Smaller IFPs may suit learning support rooms. We plan to have a new Interactive Flat Panel Purchasing Framework available soon for schools. For more on this contact ictadvice@pdst.ie

Screen Mirroring / Screen Sharing

Screen mirroring / screen sharing is a means of connecting a teacher or student device screen to a large screen in a classroom, so that the content of the device is displayed on the large screen. For more on this refer to the ‘Presenting in the Classroom’ document below. For more on this contact ictadvice@pdst.ie

Visualisers

Visualisers are a very useful tool for teachers in the classroom. Visualisers use an integrated camera and presents an image to the projector or interactive Flat panel. For more on Visualisers refer to the ‘Visualisers’ document below. For more details on visualisers contact ictadvice@pdst.ie

The following short documents provide advice on how projectors and interactive flat panels can be used by schools to support teaching and learning in the classroom. Screen mirroring / screen sharing is also discussed.

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