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Interactive Flatscreen Displays, what’s the big deal?

We understand that Interactive Displays are a massive investment for your school. This is why we want to help you get the most out of them, at each opportunity. We have put together an entire blog dedicated to answering any questions or queries you may have about interactive whiteboards.


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The Mystery of the Interactive Displays Unveiled

What is an Interactive Flatscreen Display?

Let’s start at the beginning, what is an Interactive Flatscreen Displays? It is almost too easy to get caught up with all the synonyms for interactive whiteboards like; touch display, interactive flat panel, digital whiteboard, interactive display, etc.

But as you know at IT Systems, we like to keep IT simple. An Interactive Flatscreen Displays is a classroom tool best described as an interactive display in the form of a whiteboard. So, instead of squeaky whiteboard markers, you have a stylish stylus to sketch, write and illustrate your lessons.

Interactive Flatscreen Displays can be used to show images, presentations and videos to the whole class at the same time. Some interactive whiteboards, such as the CTOUCH Riva can even handle multiple student writing on them at the same time.


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Interactive Displays as a Classroom Tool

Why is an Interactive Display a good idea for my classroom?

The Interactive Flatscreen Displays has quickly become a staple in many classrooms particularly at primary school level. Interactive Displays help to support learning in a variety of ways for both student and teacher alike. The interactive nature of these boards is to enable students to become more active in the learning process. The interactive boards compatibility with other technology such as 2in1 laptops means that teachers can prepare, share or reuse lessons as required. These smart boards can be easily connected to the internet giving teachers the world of pre-made lessons at their fingertips.

Where can an Interactive Flatscreen Displays benefit you? 

  • Improve Classroom Management 
  • Save Time, Money and Paper 
  • Increased Level of Engagement between Teachers and Students 
  • Helps Cater for Different Types of Learners 
  • Encourage Student Collaboration 
  • Makes Review or Revision of Lessons More Convenient 
  • Record Lessons 
  • Access Online Resources 
  • Save, Share and Send lessons 

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How can I use an Interactive Displays in my lesson plan?

Whether you are a primary or post-primary teacher there are plenty of ways you can incorporate your Interactive Displays into your daily lessons. Here are just a few options to consider. 

  • Visually Show & Draw Shapes 
  • Matching Pictures with Numbers 
  • Interactive Fill-in-the-blanks 
  • Drawing the hands of time 
  • Tráth na gCeist 
  • Read Along with students 
  • Create & Display Visual Aids 
  • Annotate Images with Gaeilge 
  • Test out Pencil Control 
  • Spot the Difference 
  • Label Diagrams 
  • Interactive Presentations 
  • Virtual Tour of historical location 
  • Quick Fire Quizzes 
  • Annotate Classroom Diagrams 
  • Independent Reading by Students 
  • Record Tutorials 
  • Annotate Images with Gaeilge, French or another language 
  • Illustrate Angles 
  • 3-D Model Activity 
  • Subject Specific Fill-in-the-blanks 

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Interactive Displays as a Student Resource

How do Interactive Displays benefit students?

Students have a lot to gain from the inclusion of an interactive board in the classroom. Interactive Flatscreen Displays promote active learning in students through delivering information in an innovative and exciting way. Interactive boards make learning a priority, they support varying methods of learning and make the classroom for inclusive for all

Where can an interactive screen benefit your student? 

  • Improves Lesson Retention 
  • Promotes Critical Thinking 
  • Makes Active Learning a Priority 

Purchasing Interactive Displays

Are Interactive Displays cheap?

The short answer is no, these boards are not cheap. Interactive Flatscreen Displays are a big investment for any school. However, if you choose the right interactive board, you will see a fantastic return-on-investment. If selected and implemented correctly, these boards are worth their weight in gold. This means that while you may make a bigger up-front purchase, you can be rest assured that once the board in on your classroom wall that it will be good to go for almost a decade. Sounds a lot better than making cheaper, lower quality, purchase every 1-2 years?

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CTOUCH Interactive Displays

Why do we love CTOUCH Interactive Displays so much?

We have made no secret of our love for CTOUCH Interactive Flatscreen Displays, just check any of our social feeds for the proof. We feel that the product speaks for itself in terms of quality, reliability, longevity and technical ability. Best believe that our team have seen it all and are not easy to impress. But the CTOUCH Interactive Displays genuinely blew us away.

At IT Systems, we always want to give our customers the best product on the market. We really feel that in a crowded room of interactive boards, the CTOUCH RIVA shines brightest.

Which Interactive Flatscreen Displays is your Perfect Match

Finding the right Interactive Display for you

Are you thinking of purchasing an interactive whiteboard? Yes, price is a huge factor, but there are a few other really important factors that you need to consider before making any purchase. Here are just some of the questions you need to consider before purchasing an interactive whiteboard. 

  • Screen Dimensions  
  • Screen Warranty  
  • Can your current network support increased devices ?
  • ICT Support Before, During and After the Purchase 
  • Screen Training for Staff 
  • Technical Specifications  
  • Is the screen to be portable or stationary?

If you are not sure about any of the above, it is so important to talk to your IT Support. At IT Systems, we work alongside our customers to answer these questions and so much more. This is to ensure that whatever product you chose is the right product for your school.

Who Is Your Perfect Match?


The right fit for any classroom.

The CTOUCH Riva 2 is available in two models: the Riva R2 and the Riva D2. The CTOUCH Riva R2 is a state-of-the-art education technology solution, the perfect companion to the most modern of classrooms. The CTOUCH Riva D2 is the best choice for schools looking for a cost-effective teaching tool.


The easiest-to-use solution for SME & higher education.

Using a touchscreen too complicated? Not anymore! Meet CTOUCH Neo, the easiest-to-use touchscreen ever. Walk up to the screen, pick one of four options and kick off your session with just one touch. It’s really that easy!


The safest solution for large corporations.

The Canvas is the pinnacle of all-in-one collaboration touchscreens. Bring your own device and collaborate with your hybrid team in the most secure digital environment. Meet your colleagues from every corner of the globe with Canvas’ advanced video conferencing technology.

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