Interactive whiteboards altered teaching practices at St Columba’s Girls National School in Co Cork, after its deaf pupils benefited from the tools.
St Columba’s GNS, which has a facility for deaf students and teaches all its 600 students sign language, quickly realised the value of the whiteboards.
When teaching new concepts in class, visual images and subtitles can be displayed on the board. This benefits all students in different ways and the school is now fundraising to add thirteen new boards to its current ten.
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