BoardShare's ease of use, practically non-existent learning curve, cost, portability, durability, and reliability in a dynamic environment makes it the clear choice for whiteboard interactivity.
Being an instructional technology specialist I wear many hats. I have to be instructional, whether teaching a class or collaborating with teachers, students, and administrators in integrating technology in the curriculum and learning process.
I am also that first line of tech support when a teacher's technology has a problem and it is a key component of the lesson plan that day, which also includes empowering the teacher to be self-sufficient when there are technical issues. Plus I have the responsibility to make good purchasing decisions that provide the best and most reliable technology for instruction in the 21st Century for all of our students and teachers, while working within a limited budget. Factoring in all of these things makes BoardShare the perfect choice. Its ease of use, practically non-existent learning curve, cost, portability, durability, and reliability in a dynamic environment makes it the clear choice for whiteboard interactivity. Then when I show teachers how easily BoardShare creates synergisms with other technologies such as: collaboration with other classrooms, the flipped classroom, handheld devices such as iPads, our teachers and students really get excited! The problem I have is administrators trying to talk the teachers out of their BoardShares for their own meetings and demonstrations, but with BoardShare's low price point I just purchase them for administrative use. It's a great technology!
Instructional Technology Specialist Houston ALIEF
[BoardShare is] absolutely changing how my students are learning.
BoardShare provided staff and students a vast array of teachable moments at their fingertips to help better prepare this generation for the future. Without Boardshare... I know that this district would not been able to purchase this great interactive solution for our classrooms. The support our district has received and the people that I have dealt with have been GREAT!!
District Librarian - Jackson City Schools
The ease of setup made BoardShare a non-threatening addition to teachers' classrooms. Even teachers who wouldn’t consider themselves 'tech-savvy' can figure out the easy system in about 25 minutes. All it takes is a little practice and play. BoardShare allows students to connect with their learning and makes sharing work or information very easy. Whether students share a writing selection and the class works together to make edits right on the work, or students are highlighting a difficult piece of text from a website to gain meaning, it is incredibly easy for them to pick up and use. It's so simple, a kindergarten student could do it (and they do).
Tech Teacher Coach (K-8) - Nashua School District
The teachers that have used Boardshare only had great things to say, and our students are excited and engaged in the lessons.
I won a BoardShare for my classroom. It arrived last week and I LOVE it! It takes teaching and learning to a whole new level. Interactivity helps to keep children engaged. The ease of use and portability is a plus! Also, it's an economical solution for a small school on a budget. Thank you, BoardShare!!
St. Stanislaus School
BoardShare is compact, mobile and user friendly. I can easily set up and have interactive capabilities in any classroom.
Fell Charter School
"So easy to setup and use!!"
The BoardShare unit is AMAZING! The kids love to use it during class. We are still “playing” around with it to learn all the awesome things it can do, but we are really enjoying it!
I thought the BoardShare worked great. I think it has to be the best of that style system that I have used.
BoardShare is great -- it has to be the best of that style system that I have used. The pen is well designed and helps you keep the line of sight back to the sensor. The calibration works well and the response time was much better than other similar systems I’ve used. The software is self-explanatory as well. Someone could be up and running with one of these in a matter of minutes.
The Boardshare technology is all we had hoped for and more. It seems as though every time I use it I find a new and helpful function. The fact that it does not block any 3rd party software makes the possibilities endless. I can not thank Boardshare enough for this wonderful gift. I will be letting all of my colleagues know that they need to purchase one of these units.
Local 73 JATC
[BoardShare] has many great features that are easy to use and I seem to find new options every day to try out. I appreciate the size - it takes up no space in my classroom.
St. Mark's Lutheran School
I just received 2 BoardShares to set up in my school. First of all I carried the box in 1 hand! Secondly the setup was quick and easy!
I just received two BoardShares to set up in my school. I carried the box in one hand! The setup was quick and easy! I put the camera on top of the projector (which hangs from the ceiling) and it worked. For the price and ease of setup, it's pretty amazing.
It is such a incredible device to use in the gym. It's excellent for diagramming new games/activities.
Grand Forks Public Schools
BoardShare is very easy to use. I enjoy how compact the system is. I travel between schools with a backpack and it is nothing to pack it around. Great product
Union County Schools
I teach classes using Hebrew and Greek. I started using the Boardshare - LIVE - right out of the box. It truly was that easy to use.
I teach classes using Hebrew and Greek. I started using the Boardshare - LIVE - right out of the box. It truly was that easy to use. Not only did I use the whiteboard, but also I was able access many sites and detailed information on the internet. This made my classroom come alive! It was absolutely amazing to be able to access internet information on the fly that was suggested by the students and then wrap it up into the material being presented.
This works great because students attempt problems and I can see exactly what they are doing and help them in the most efficient way.
Because I travel to each of my students homes, I miss out on some valuable tutoring time. BoardShare allows me to get the most out of our time by collaborating with programs, such as “join.me”. Students send me their work and, in real-time, I can annotate and make notes directly to show what he/she was struggling with. This works great because students attempt problems and I can see exactly what they are doing and help them in the most efficient way.
I was able to setup and test this unit within the first hour. It wanted to do a software update via internet or it would have been quicker to setup.
I was able to setup and test this unit within the first hour. Everything worked just as documented so I am very pleased with the product. For such a small price point it really is feature rich.
Clarence NY US
BoardShare has made my classes more interactive and my kids love it, too.
It is a super awesome tool. I hooked it up and now I am training one teacher on how to use it. I am so excited.
Falcon District 49
The kids love BoardShare! We've used it to click through videos, read eBooks, and draw pictures on a blank wall. Thanks for a great product!
Chester County School System
The BoardShare is much better than expected. I am using it for homeschool and it is perfect.
BoardShare is very user-friendly and definitely helps enhance my instruction in the classroom. I seriously love using it and my students do too! It helps with highlighting text and saving my whiteboard sketches rather than having to erase and start over every day.
Edgewater Public School
I can certainly see how this would be a great device for home schooling, co-op classes, church classes and more. Because really, this device is SUPER!
Boardshare is an unlimited interactive whiteboard that you can use anywhere, and for almost any purpose. It is a really great device. With this device, you no longer have to erase a board to make room for new ideas or more to-do lists. No more erasing something REALLY important by mistake! And that person that NEVER takes notes -- no problem! We can e-mail the white board notes to them! I can certainly see how this would be a great device for homeschooling, co-op classes, church classes and more. Because, really, this device is SUPER!
My students were absolutely amazed that we were able to write directly onto the website we use in math [using BoardShare]. Now to expand into my other content areas!
Makaha Elementary School
With the addition of BoardShare, the results were instant. The students became more engaged and invested in their lessons. They became teachers and assisted each other. They became partners and engaged collaboratively. Their social/emotional skills were enhanced and lessons were more fun.
East Derry Memorial Elementary
The students seem to really enjoy the instructiveness of BoardShare. In particular, I used it in a chemistry class where I had students going up to the board to work out balancing equations. After they saw how they would be “writing” on the board, they were begging to get up there and do the next problem.
Calvert Hall College High School
With BoardShare, I have been able to bring interactive whiteboard technology to every school in our district within the past 2 months.
I was immediately drawn to the idea of a portable interactive whiteboard solution for our district. Teachers and administrators were always asking me about purchasing interactive whiteboards for classrooms, especially in our older school buildings. Up until now, I struggled to find ways to come up with the necessary funding to make this a reality. After learning about BoardShare, it made perfect sense to invest in this new and innovative solution at a fraction of the cost of installing permanent interactive whiteboards. With BoardShare, I have been able to bring interactive whiteboard technology to every school in our district within the past 2 months with plans to expand into even more classrooms during the next school year.
Director of Educational Technology - Woburn Public