Analysis Of Ruth Wood And Jean Ashfield On Creative Teaching Essay

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Article Critique
Wood, R. & Ashfield, J. (2008). The use of the interactive whiteboard for creative teaching and learning in literacy and mathematics: a case study. Br J Educ Technol, 39(1), 84-
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8535.2007.00703.x
Introduction
This paper aims at critiquing an article written by Ruth Wood and Jean Ashfield on the use of interactive whiteboards in a bid to enhance creative teaching and learning in literacy and mathematics. This piece will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the article’s three parts; that is, the introduction, the methodology, and the conclusion. The main aim of this critique is to evaluate its usefulness to the tutors and the learners, especially in an era when the mode of learning and teaching is evolving at a great speed.
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Introduction
The topic of this article is “The use of the interactive whiteboard for creative teaching and learning in literacy and mathematics” (Wood & Ashfield, 2008, p. 84). The authors have been able to clearly introduce their article since they have given a background on the use of technology in the enhancement of creative learning and literacy among the learners as well as making work simpler for classroom instructors. Furthermore, the authors are conscious that some essential technologies that should be accommodated in the classroom have been ignored; a situation which has complicated learning and teaching. The authors argue that,
“the degree to which they have been successfully integrated…

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