The LightBoard Depot Inc. offers teachers a must-have tool for the digital classroom

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed the landscape of education, pushing it into the online realm and presenting new challenges for instructors and students alike.

However, The LightBoard Depot Inc. has emerged with a game-changing solution that has been revolutionizing education for more than one hundred top-rated institutions across North America by addressing the many problems of remote learning and the impersonal nature of online classrooms, providing instructors with powerful tools to enhance the educational experience.

One of the main challenges of remote learning is the lack of engagement and interactivity compared to in-person classrooms. Traditional online learning methods often rely on laptops, static whiteboards, and often coffee tables, children running around and, worst of all, full-screen Power Point presentations, which can be very impersonal and significantly more difficult for students to remain engaged and retain information compared to an in-person classroom. This can result in decreased student and teacher performance and motivation and may lead to worse learning outcomes for everyone.

The LightBoard Depot Inc. offers a solution to this problem by providing instructors with a dynamic and interactive tool that mirrors the benefits of in-class experience while further building upon that experience using the benefits and tools available in online teaching. With the LigthBoard, teachers can teach and write naturally while every student has a ‘Front Row’ seat, and the instructor never has to turn their back on their students.

The illuminated writing and drawing on the lightboard creates a visually appealing and engaging presentation that captures the attention of students, making the learning process more enjoyable, effective and most of all, fun!

Instructors can not only use the LightBoard for recording engaging tutorials, but also use the lightboard to write, draw, and illustrate concepts in real-time, creating a more interactive and immersive learning experience for students. This writing can even blend to engage with digital content such as slides, browser windows, videos or even the audience itself. This allows for better student engagement, increased attention, and improved retention of information, ultimately enhancing the quality of education.

Online learning doesn’t need to sacrifice the engagement of a physical classroom with the LightBoard Depot Inc.

The LightBoard Depot Inc.’s technology allows instructors to engage with students creatively, addressing the impersonal nature of online classrooms. Instructors can use the lightboard to create personalized content, incorporating their own unique teaching style as they would in a physical classroom. This personal touch fosters a connection between instructors and students, creating a more meaningful and engaging learning experience.

Dr. Ned Huang, who teaches at the University of Ottawa, discovered that the ability to establish a connection with students through the lightboard enhanced student motivation, participation, and overall learning outcomes.

“The best thing about the LightBoard is the students and I have a lot of fun. And students tend to pay more attention when you have a connection with them, and that connection is something the LightBoard facilitates.”

Instructors can use the Lightboard to create engaging and interactive presentations, mimicking the experience of an in-person classroom and build upon it with more tools & enhanced levels of creativity at their fingertips.

Students can see the instructor’s face and body language, hear their voice, and engage with the instructor and content in real-time, creating a more immersive and engaging learning experience. This hybrid model of education allows for the flexibility and convenience of online remote learning while maintaining the benefit of intimacy of in-person interactions, resulting in a more effective and impactful educational experience.

Shauna Gupta, English for Academic Preparation Professor at Niagara College, knows online learning is here to stay, adding “it’s a new world and we need new tools.”

Gupta, a long-time teacher with over two decades of experience, knew teachers had to get creative to hold the attention of students during the switch to online learning. She uses technology from the Lightboard Depot Inc. in classes which has been demonstrated to increase student engagement by a whopping 70%.

“The Lightboard brings a modern, and an innovative, trailblazing cutting- edge feel. And another reason why I like it is because it models entrepreneurial thinking, it models forward-thinking. I don’t have to talk about innovation, I don’t have to talk about anything, I can just use the Lightboard and students are experiencing it. When students see their teachers try new things in the entrepreneurial spirit and display a zest for learning, it also inspires them to think of new and creative ways to live and do different things,” said Gupta.

Gupta has a passion for ensuring the highest standard of teaching. It is something she holds sacred. And new ways to engage students are always at the top of her mind. Gupta understands teaching must adapt with the times and considers the Lightboard analogous to other outside-the-box thinking on ways to engage.

“Students love it. It’s a new world. Now we are living in a new world. It’s time for new tools. To me, teaching and learning are something sacred. We’re here where we are with this technology, with this world we live in because of teaching and learning,” she said.

“And like my dad used to tell me like when he lived in India, that he would go to his classroom and outside and in the sandbox the teacher had a big stick, and they would write the lesson in the sand. And all the kids would be taking notes, and then they would brush them away, and then start again and that’s like the Lightboard,” added Gupta.

The LightBoard Depot Inc. revolutionizes education by providing instructors with tools that mirror the in-class experience and address the impersonal nature of online classrooms. Through dynamic and interactive presentations, personalized content, and enhanced student engagement, the lightboard enhances the quality of education and fosters a connection between instructors and students.

Contact us today to learn more about our technology and how we can boost your teaching experience in the new digital classroom.