Aiming to scrutinize interactive boards from various perspectives, this study was conducted in a private school located in Istanbul in the spring semester of 2012. Participants were 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 5th graders from this school, as well as the class teachers of grades 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. The study used the qualitative mode, and data was collected by using the interview technique. These interviews were video- and audio-recorded. The data collection tools used in the study were student and teacher forms with semi-structured questions. Data was analyzed by using content analysis; and student and teacher beliefs were presented with an evaluation of the positive and negative implications of using boards. (C) 2015 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.