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Few educational products have reached the level of popularity of interactive whiteboards. An estimated 12 percent of American classrooms use the devices, and the numbers continue to grow. In a survey by the NSBA at the 2008 Technology + Learning conference, school administrators named the interactive whiteboard the device “most useful to support instruction and engage students” by a significant margin over other products, such as laptops, document cameras and audience-response systems.

 

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