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The League of Interactivity Strikes Again: Introducing Its Newest Member

Posted by Holly Fritz-Palao on Thu, Apr 16, 2015

NEW MimioProjector Superhero Joins Forces with the League

Mimio_League_of_InteractivityOur team of Mimio interactive displays has super powers that can rescue a classroom from any educational archenemy! No matter what your foe may be – a budget that’s too small, bored students, or students who are reluctant to collaborate – the League of Interactivity will send the best superhero to the rescue. Now we are introducing our newest member!

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Tags: Classroom Technology, Classroom Collaboration, MimioProjector

A Principal's Reflections: Digital Learning Prospers With the Right Culture

Posted by Eric Sheninger on Thu, Apr 9, 2015

Eric Sheninger "Digital Leadership"The following blog comes to us courtesy of Eric Sheninger, a Senior Fellow and Thought Leader on Digital Leadership with the International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE) and Scholastic Achievement Partners (SAP). It originally appeared on Eric’s blogspot column, “A Principal’s Reflections.” Eric also serves as the K-12 Director of Technology and Innovation in the Spotswood School District (NJ). He was previously an award-winning principal at New Milford High School, which became a globally recognized model for innovative practices under his leadership. His latest book, Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times, focuses on leading and learning in the digital age as a model for moving schools and districts forward.

Digital Learning Prospers with the Right Culture

As of late I have been doing a great deal of work with schools and districts on how to effectively implement digital learning across the curriculum. When it comes to technology in general, the overall goal is to support learning, not drive instruction. Where digital learning initiatives miss the point is a focus on how technology actually accomplishes this.

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Tags: Classroom Technology, Education Technology

Hingham High Invites You to Join the "Hour of Code" Initiative

Posted by Sarah Coughlin on Wed, Apr 1, 2015

hour-of-code-logo-1Technology plays an important role in education, but teachers don't always have the time to learn how to use it. When I returned to teaching four years ago, one of my first initiatives was to bring technology into the classroom where it belongs. Technology is second nature to today’s students, and since they are immersed in it every day outside of the classroom, it is only natural to use those skills inside the classroom too.

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Tags: Classroom Technology, Education Technology, STEM Lessons

Ring in Spring with a NEW Education Content Pack

Posted by Travis Rink on Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Lessons and Activities to Make You and Your Students Smile!

SpringPack_2015Spring has officially arrived, though depending on where you live, maybe it doesn't quite feel like Spring... and better yet, maybe it already feels like Summer! This gallery pack is filled with images, templates, and lessons/activities to get you started. Our new education Content Pack will bring some Springy-ness to your classroom. This content is available free from the MimioConnect® online teaching community.

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Tags: Free Content, MimioConnect

Find Your Classroom Technology Solution in our New Interactive Info Kit

Posted by Holly Fritz-Palao on Mon, Mar 23, 2015

InteractiveKit_EmailSchool districts across the country are increasingly incorporating technology into the instructional model. Technology, after all, is second nature to today’s students., But one size does not fit all, and finding the right solution out of myriad choices can confound even the most digitally dexterous districts.

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Tags: Classroom Technology

I Didn’t Know MimioMobile Could Be So Powerful!

Posted by Travis Rink on Wed, Mar 11, 2015

No Limits to Classroom Collaboration with the Enhanced MimioMobile App.

MimioMobile Powerful EnhancementsThe latest version of MimioStudio™ classroom software and the MimioMobile™ app lead the way in allowing every student in your classroom to collaborate on a lesson. The MimioMobile app now supports up to 50 mobile devices, whether they are Apple or Android. The new enhancements give teachers even more control so they can decide how best to facilitate the learning in the classroom. 

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Tags: MimioMobile, Classroom Collaboration

Why You Should Add an Online Educator Community to Your Teaching Toolbox

Posted by Paul Gigliotti on Tue, Mar 3, 2015

Online Educator Community in Your Teaching ToolboxWhether it’s getting lessons ready for another semester, wanting answers to tech questions, or just looking for new inspiration we often need additional resources. An online educator community is a great asset to have in your teaching toolbox. Mimio created MimioConnect free for it’s users, the five reasons apply directly to the MimioConnect community, but there are several others available so you can easily find one what works for you!

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Tags: webinar, MimioConnect

NEW Education Content Pack for March

Posted by Travis Rink on Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Lessons and Activities to Bring in Spring!

March Content Pack 2015

Keep your students "Irish eyes a smiling" with our new education Content Pack featuring calendars, morning meeting activities, an attendance chart, daily graphing activity, math activities, and more. Use it as it is or combine it with the Back to School Gallery Pack to switch out pages with templates and images provided in both packs. This content is available free from the MimioConnect® online teaching community.

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Tags: Free Content, MimioConnect

5 Instructional Design Components That Will Help You Create a Better Lesson

Posted by Travis Rink on Thu, Feb 19, 2015

5 Ways to Make a Better LessonWhen you build lessons do you sometimes have trouble knowing where to begin? Or do you get stuck in a rut, re-creating the same thing over and over? We know how important it is to not only create engaging lessons, but ones of high quality. We have compiled 5 key ways to improve your lessons to make them more interactive and effective.

Lessons that achieve positive learning outcomes with students often contian the following instructional design components:

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Tags: Lessons

Mimio Products Impressed Attendees at TCEA 2015

Posted by Travis Rink on Tue, Feb 17, 2015

TCEA-4_RoundedCornersThe Mimio team returned, inspired from the TCEA Convention and Exposition in Austin, TX held February 4-6, 2015. We were privileged to be among like-minded peers eager to learn about the latest innovations for educators in today’s digital world. And we weren’t disappointed. We heard exhibiters discuss different tools, techniques, resources that are advancing teaching and learning. We also saw new highlighted products like ultra-thin monitors, VDI solutions, and interactive large format displays showcased as key pieces needed to create dynamic learning environments for today’s students.

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Tags: MimioMobile, MimioStudio, Tradeshow, TCEA

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