3 Great Collaborative Whiteboard Tools for Teachers

July 2, 2014
Below are some great whiteboard tools for teachers to use in class. These tools allow you to draw, sketch, and type on a web-based whiteboard. Some of them like PixiClip supports screen sharing. These tools can be used for a wide variety of purposes. They can be used for collaborative brainstorming, creating diagrams and illustrations, and designing step by step how-to guides.

1- PixiClip

PixiClip is a great web-based interactive whiteboard with huge potential for educational uses. PixiClip allows you to easily record your screen and share it with others.It provides an online canvas on which you can type, narrate, draw, sketch, and upload images to mark-up. You can record the whole process of your work on the canvas accompanied with your voice
2- Sketchlot

This is a web-based whiteboard tool that does not require any plugin or app installation. Sketchlot is compatible with different computers and tablets. The great thing about Sketchlot is that students do not need to sign up to use it. Teachers can add students to their account.As a teacher whatever drawing, sketch or illustration you create on Sketchlot can be easily shared with students either individually or with the whole group.

3- Realtime Board

This is another whiteboard tool for teachers. It allows you to host collaborative brainstorming sessions online. You can also use it to visually illustrate content using drawings, images, videos and texts. There is also the option to post and mark PDFs and add comments to documents using post-it stickers.