5 Companies Creating High-Tech Classrooms
A Technology with a Cool Extra Feature
eInstruction, a company in Denton, Texas, links interactive whiteboards to hand-held voting systems (think Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?). Students can vote on the answer to a question, allowing their teacher to gauge comprehension. The voting system "is one of the next must-haves," says Colin Messenger, an analyst with Futuresource, a research firm. Between January and September 2008, eInstruction sold 10,000 boards.