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Software and guidance: General guidance

This section provides guidance on basic set up of the Interactive Whiteboard and helpful information on using the IWB using with peripheral hardware such as Video, projectors, scanners and digital cameras.

Health and safety guidance
It is important to be aware of the health and safety implications of using projection equipment, such as interactive whiteboards, in the classroom, particularly if children and teachers might be standing in front of the beam to present to the rest of the class.

All projectors, if misused, have the potential to cause eye injury, and hence some simple guidelines should be followed. Download health and safety guidance from this page. Further guidance is available from Becta

Downloads panel

Word iconHealth and safety guidance
PDF iconShowing the laptop screen through the projector and
laptop

PDF iconPlaying sound from your laptop through the Projector
Speaker

PDF iconShowing VHS Video through your Projector
Word iconFoundation Stage – Starting points for using digital
cameras



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