Teacher Review For Educreations Interactive Whiteboard

Great way for students to learn about something through teaching!

Cora C.
Classroom teacher
PS 45Q
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My Grades 5
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math
EdTech Mentor
My Rating 4
Learning Scores
Engagement 5
Pedagogy 1
Support 5
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Knowledge gain
Small group
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I use Educreations as a way for my students to teach math concepts that they have learned, to enhance their understanding of the skill. It's very easy to use, and once they are familiar with the format, the actual lesson creation can be done rather quickly. The only downside is that when they are recording there is no way to edit if they've made a mistake. I encourage my students to practice before recording to save time. I also create videos teaching skills my students need. I use these quick videos to introduce concepts before teaching, and as a refresher for parents who want to help at home. The educreations community have countless videos on all subjects as well, so if you don't want to create, you can find what you need with a quick search. It's a great resource.
My Take
It's a FANTASTIC tool for students to create and share what they've learned. Very easy and engaging, my students are always asking to create lessons after they've learned new concepts.