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    The Advantages of using SMART boards in the classroom for 12K teachers

    By Lumme
    Community contribution / October 31, 2017

    We’re going to explore what the actual advantages of using the SMART board in your classroom so that you at least have all those facts to weigh against the effort of learning how to use these bad boys.

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