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Enhanced User Experience with Lynx Whiteboard from Clevertouch Technologies

Published by Avio Presentation Systems on 01 June 2023

Lynx Whiteboard 8 is the advanced Whiteboard from Clevertouch. Lynx can be installed on your Clevertouch Interactive Display from the Cleverstore, the cross platform app allows you to download from here to any device.

 

 

One of the huge benefits of Lynx Whiteboard is that in addition to coming with your own Lynx Cloud Drive, you can also sync this with your own cloud drives including Google Drive, Drop Box and OneDrive, allowing users to create content from anywhere and then open it directly on to your display, meaning teachers don’t need to do their prep in the classroom, they can save, organise and reuse lessons. Users can also load files from their linked drives directly into their whiteboard lesson.

Media Search
Using the built in, safe search, features, users can add images, Gifs and Videos to their presentation. Drag and drop our content onto your presentation. YouTube videos will play advert free, ensuring continuity in the classroom.

Teacher Tools
The teacher toolkit is packed with resources including the handwriting recognition tool, maths and shape recognition tools and the hugely popular Rainbow pen, where the ink changes colour each time the pen is lifted from the board along with the spotlight feature.

Games & Activities
Clevertouch Technologies have partnered with STEM experts, PHET, to give you access to dozens of games and activities to engage students working on Science, Engineering, Technology and Maths.

Increase Engagement
Lynx whiteboard is designed to increase student engagement, with handwriting recognition, math formula recognition, dice, maths tools, science tools, and more, there are always new reasons to get students up and actively learning.

A video introduction to Lynx Whiteboard 8 released in May 2023 can be found here

An indepth overview of Lynx Whiteboard 8 can be found here

Gilly & Gareth from Clevertouch have prepared some top video tips help users get the most out of Lynx Whiteboard. Click the links below to view their top tips...

Tip 1: The Fantastic LYNX ACTIVITIES - create exciting lessons using the built-in LYNX Activity creator
Tip 2: The Infinity Canvas - there are no limits to LYNX
Tip 3: Historical Content - open different file types including files from your old displays
Tip 4: The LYNX Cloud - save files and share with other teachers
Tip 5: Making Lessons - create dynamic lessons
Tip 6: Maths Tools - how to use the maths tools
Tip 7: CCA Folder - how to use the Clever Content Folder
Tip 8: Pen and Gesture Controls - how to use natural gestures to control the screen

Download Lynx Whiteboard resources for use in the Classroom.

Guide to Lynx Whiteboard Symbols - Click to downoad a PDF guide to all of the Lynx Whiteboard symbols.

Clever Content Folder - Click here to download the Clever Content Folder

Once downloaded, extract the file to your computer, open the folder then copy the “Clever Content” folder and move it to your preferred location. Open Lynx Whiteboard, press the 3 line menu on the bottom left, select content and put in the location of your “content folder” - now when you add content in your presentation, click browse and ou can select items to add to your Clever Content folder. If you have items you are going to use reguarly, make one instance of this and drag it back to your clever content folder and you can now drag it out and reuse it.

Lesson Library:
Download the files, open www.lynxcloud.app sign in, select drives and drag your presentations in to start using them in the classroom

Clevertouch has additional lessons that you can download from their website, you can access these by clicking here

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