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« on: November 10, 2008, 11:32:44 PM »

Hi there,

I am looking for schools that currently have the Wiimote running as an interactive board in classrooms. I am the tech director for a school for kids with learning differences in Savannah, Georgia USA. We have tested our Wiimote setup for months now, with limited success. I would like some help getting the system more reliable; our teachers are drooling for this setup.

Any help or names of schools would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you!
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Don Watford
Royce Learning Center
4 Oglethorpe Professional Blvd
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 354-404seven office
(912) 713-626nine cell
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« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2008, 02:09:14 AM »

Hi,
Talk with or get in touch with Tino from www.irpensonline.com
He is terrific and will no doubt help you get it going flawlessly. He did for me.
One or two calls to him did the trick.
Tony
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« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2008, 10:48:09 AM »

http://www.wiimoteproject.com/index.php?action=profile;u=3056

His blog
http://bloglearningrhhs.blogspot.com/
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« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2008, 05:02:08 AM »

Ive been using it within my classes at Boort Secondary College

for some video tutorials on setting it up and using in class plus other information check out my blog

http://mrrobbo.wordpress.com
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« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2009, 07:41:58 AM »

watfordo
I have helped heeps of teachers in Australia set this up.
Your vista laptop is fine, you have the connection which solves that probelm (I think HP seem to have the best success)! Tino produces some awesome pens so you have the right hardware ("The Groove" is even better, I can't wait for mine).

To help you I need to know some basic info:
1. Go to your device manager, expand 'Bluetooth Device' then tell me the names of the loaded devices
2. Are you wanting a perminant install or a mobile IWB?
3. Which Wiimote IWB application are you using?
4. Is your projector ceiling mounted?
5. Where are you currently placing the Wiimote?
6. When you use the Wiimote IWB how do you stand?

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« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2009, 01:17:18 AM »

Watfordo:

I have been using the wiiboard in my classroom since September. I am in the same situation as you though-- I'm trying to work out the bugs so that I can introduce other teachers to the technology in the future. I'm also sharing the technology at an educational technology conference in Detroit in March.

John Sowash
http://electriceducator.blogspot.com/
Southfield Christian School
28650 Lahser Road
Southfield, MI 48034
(248) 357-366zero
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« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2009, 12:38:30 PM »

I have mine working pretty well.  I'll help in any way I can.  Check out my web site.  www.mrholshoe.com
I have a Wiimote Whiteboard photo gallery that shows some of what I do in my class.  Also check out my links.  Word Magnets is Awesome!
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