T&L Reviews Belkin Stage App
3/28/2014 By: Peter Griffiths
belkinbusiness.com/education • Price: $4.99, before the VPP discount available for qualified Educational purchases through Apple’s Volume Purchase Program.
Belkin’s Stage App combines the convenience of a
document camera with the power of an interactive
whiteboard. It enables educators to sketch and
annotate over live video. It also displays objects
using the iPad camera with the ability to sketch,
write, label, or laser point to objects in real time.
Quality and Effectiveness: The Belkin’s Stage App allows
students to be more engaged with the instruction because
they can use iPads to demonstrate their work. They liked
that they could write on the tablet and see it projected on
the screen. The app is very easy to use and set up.
Ease of Use: There was very little need for support in
using program. The app was very easy to use.
Creative Use of Technology: There are many different
uses for the program. Teachers can use it for quick
math and science demonstrations of either problems or
diagrams. They can easily incorporate the microphone
to allow students to explain their work for classroom
presentations. Coaches could also use this app to
demonstrate plays or actions on the field or court.
Suitability for Use in a School Environment: The
Stage Pro is a simple and affordable replacement for
interactive whiteboards and document cameras. Students
and teachers can easily integrate the program in their
classrooms and find enthusiastic engagement.
• The app can be used for many types of classes and school
• Easy to use.
• Cost effective (replaces the need for expensive interactive
whiteboards or additional document cameras).
This is a great
product that will allow
students and teachers
to become engaged and
excited by their lessons in
ways that are more fun
than just writing on a