Collaborative Small Group Learning
The ActivTable empowers and motivates students to lead their own learning, driving engagement, consensus decision making and classroom collaboration. This multi-user interactive table allows up to six learners to simultaneously use individual tools, web browsers and resources as their personal efforts move the group toward accomplishing a common goal. Many ActivTable activities are aligned to US and UK national standards, and many can be modified by teachers to suit their learning objectives.
Not only is the ActivTable a uniquely powerful tool for learning through small-group collaboration, but it is also a vehicle for building essential 21st century skills such as communication, creativity and critical thinking.
Learning to collaborate — Collaboration skills are increasingly recognized as critical for success in later study, adult life and in work. The multi-user architecture of the ActivTable offers teachers and students new types of collaboration not possible elsewhere. Learners can not only work collaboratively on a single activity, such as sorting shapes or building sentences, but can also engage in project-based learning tasks wherein each student accesses interactive tools to accomplish an individual task in order to ultimately achieve a common group objective.
Collaborating to learn — Effective collaboration technology brings the skills of participants together to solve any given problem, regardless of where they are on their learning journey. Each student brings to the table unique strengths, knowledge and perspective. This collaborative environment facilitates the cooperation and sharing of knowledge that lead the group to a deeper and broader understanding than they might attain on their own.
Differentiated instruction — Divide the classroom into smaller learning groups based on level of comprehension and learning styles. The intuitive and easy-to-use interface enables the creation of tailor-made activities for different teaching approaches.
Supports core curriculum — Meet learning objectives with multi-touch and multi-user applications mapped to the curriculum.
46-inch full HD LCD display — The ActivTable features a large, touch-sensitive screen with ample room for collaboration.
Multi-user — Supports up to six students collaborating at one time.
Tool library — ActivTable’s toolbar offers a variety of intuitive tools, including keyboards, musical instruments, math tools and web browsers, all customizable for each activity.
Content Wizard — Using this tool, teachers can customize many ActivTable activities to meet their objectives.
Activity Reporting and Tracking Tools — Tracking learner contributions and ensuring that each student is an active participant in classroom collaboration is simple with ActivTable’s reporting and tracking tools. Teachers view each pupil’s work, time on task, collaboration tools used and more.
Software for teachers’ computers — ActivTable software can also be installed on teachers’ computers to support lesson preparation.
Works with – ActivBoard and ActiView.
Connectivity – 4 x USB-A ports, 1 x 3.5mm mic in socket, 4 x 3.5 mm stereo headphone sockets, DVI, 1 x Ethernet port and WiFi.
Operating Systems – Windows
Installation – Promethean recommends a Certified Promethean Installer install the ActivTable.
User Input – Touch
Display Technology – Horizontal HD LCD Panel
What is included with the ActivTable?
The ActivTable includes:
- 1 ActivTable
- ActivTable software
- Educational activities
- Tools and resources
- Embedded training resources
- Power cable and Quick Start Guide
Why did Promethean create ActivTable?
ActivTable supports Promethean’s collaborative approach to learning and provides users with an intuitive and easily customizable interface to increase student engagement and promote group learning activities.
Where can I get additional content for ActivTable?
ActivTable is supplied with a wide range of educational activities. In the near future, additional content will be available for sale from Promethean Planet.