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Mercer, N., Hennessy, S. and Warwick, P. (in press). Dialogue, Thinking Together and digital technology in the classroom: Implications of a continuing line of inquiry for developing dialogic teaching practices. Invited paper for Special Section of International Journal of Educational Research (Editor N. Webb) on the role of teacher practice in promoting academically productive dialogue in the classroom. (open access)

Hennessy, S., Dragovic, T. and Warwick, P. (2017). A research-informed, school-based professional development workshop programme to promote dialogic teaching with interactive technologies. Professional Development in Education. (open access)

Hennessy, S., Warwick, P., Brown, L., Rawlins, D., & Neale, C. (eds.) (2014). Developing interactive teaching and learning using the IWB: Teacher Resource, Milton Keynes: Open University Press. Accompanying online resources are at

Hennessy, S. (2014). Using the interactive whiteboard to support dialogue in the whole class context. In N. Pachler & M. Leask (eds.), Learning to Teach Using ICT in the Secondary School. Routledge. See a video of the book launch event in Feb. 2014 at

Hennessy, S. & London, L. (2013). Learning from international experiences with interactive whiteboards: The role of professional development in technology integration of in classroom teaching. In Review of the Italian Strategy for Digital Schools (report for the Ministry of Education). Paris: OECD Publishing.

Are interactive whiteboards really being used interactively? (2014) Times Educational Supplement (TES Professional) blog:

Hennessy, S. (2011). The role of digital artefacts on the IWB in mediating dialogic teaching and learning, Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2729.2011.00416.x

Hennessy, S., Warwick, P. & Mercer, N. (2011). A dialogic inquiry approach to working with teachers in developing classroom dialogue.;Teachers College Record, 113(9), 1906-1959.

Warwick, P., Hennessy, S. & Mercer, N. (2011). Promoting teaching and school development through co-enquiry: Developing interactive whiteboard use in a 'dialogic classroom'. Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 17(3), 303-324.

Hennessy, S., Warwick, P., Mercer, N., Brown, L., Neale, C. & Rawlins D. (2010). Using the interactive whiteboard to support classroom dialogue. In J. Douglas (ed.), The Ultimate Guide to Interactive Whiteboards (pp 12-16). Melbourne: Dataworks Australia and Engage Learning.

Mercer, N., Hennessy, S., & Warwick, P. (2010). Using interactive whiteboards to orchestrate classroom dialogue. Technology, Pedagogy and Education (themed issue on interactive whole class technologies), 19(2), 195-209.

Other publications of our work on interactive whiteboards:

Warwick, P., Mercer, N., Kershner, R. and Kleine Staarman, J. (2010, in press). The vicarious presence of the teacher in the pupil's learning of science in collaborative group activity at the interactive whiteboard. Computers and Education.

Mercer, N., Kershner, R., Warwick, P. and Klein Staarman, J. (2010, in press).  Can the interactive whiteboard help to provide 'dialogic space' for children's collaborative activity? Language and Learning.

Warwick, P. & Kershner, R. (2008). Primary teachers' understanding of the interactive whiteboard as a tool for children's collaborative learning and knowledge-building. Learning, Media and Technology, 33(4), 269-287.

Hennessy, S., Deaney, R., Ruthven, K. & Winterbottom, M. (2007). Pedagogical strategies for using the interactive whiteboard to foster learner participation in school science. Learning Media and Technology, 32(3), 283-301.