Increase student engagement and check for understanding by having students demonstrate their knowledge on a whiteboard. Students are more willing to try different strategies to answer a question or likely to try different ideas. Whiteboards are great for collaboration and allows for deeper questioning.

do don't

ask for clarification
draw simple diagrams
draw simple graph shapes
include multiple representations
be involved
consider whiteboarding as a learning process

grade the learning process
inhibit student creativity
discourage collaboration
criticize answers
expect students to provide all questioning
consider whiteboarding as a presentation or report.


Individual Mini Whiteboards

Education World - Whiteboards Stimulate Student Learning

Using White Boards:  Fun Ideas for Reading and Language Arts

Interactive Whiteboards

Panaboard - RMeasiLearn 
Promethean Board - Promethean Planet
SmartBoard - Smart Exchange

Scholastic Interactive Lessons - for any whiteboard
Gynzy.com - more resources for any whiteboard
Find it on Pinterest - and even more resources for various whiteboards