One of the most valuable capabilities of using a mobile device during lecture and for group projects is utilizing it as a whiteboard. Whiteboard apps all offer different features, ranging from communication features to live collaboration. There are so many options, so you are sure to find at least one that will fit your need!
This is a tool that focuses on brainstorming sessions. Collaborate with a team live, and draw, add images, post videos, work with PDFs, add notes, and add comments via post-its to assist in communicating with other team members.
Stoodle is an online whiteboard allows users to create a collaborative whiteboard space where they can type, draw, and upload images. Another feature of Stoodle allows users to talk to collaborators through their computer’s microphone. Simply log in to Stoodle, launch a classroom, and share the URL to enter with whomever you wish to collaborate with!
Pixiclip offers all the great features of the previous tools—drawing, uploading images, marking up, and typing around the board. However, PixiClip also allows users to add audio, or even record video of themselves. Share clips via social media, or even embed it into a blog.
This tool is a great one for lecture! Students can connect from any device with a web browser. Teachers create an account, create a list of students, and then the students can join the drawing that has been created by their teacher. This tool aids in collaboration and communication between teachers and students.
These are some great options for collaboration—if you are interested in using tools like these in your classroom, we can help you out in finding the tool perfect for your needs!