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      Equipping Students with 21st Century Skills via Makerspaces and 3D Printing

      Posted by MimioSTEM on Thu, May 23, 2024

      Incorporating 3D printing technology and enhancing makerspaces can be challenging due to the need for adequate training, resources, and curriculum alignment. Despite these hurdles, more schools are creating makerspaces to provide students a space for creative design. These collaborative workspaces give students dynamic opportunities to unleash their creativity and develop key skills needed to deal with real-life challenges. From kindergarten to beyond, students have opportunities to engage in hands-on learning experiences, including when 3D printing technology is involved. 

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      Topics: 21st Century Skills, Maker, 3D printing, STEM education, Makerspace

      Using Google Workspace: 10 Tips for Year-End and Summer Prep

      Posted by EOS Education by Boxlight on Wed, May 22, 2024

      As the school year ends, it’s important to organize, celebrate, and plan for the summer session efficiently. Recognized as a go-to resource for teachers, especially following the COVID pandemic, Google Workspace offers a robust set of tools tailored education. This suite is designed to support and enhance what both teachers and students can do to enrich educational experiences. Here’s a guide to prepare for a summer of growth and learning using these dynamic tools. 

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      Topics: Education Technology, Google Classroom, tips for teachers, edtech, Google, Google Workspace for Education

      Boosting Student Comprehension with High-Quality Audio in the Classroom

      Posted by FrontRow on Tue, May 21, 2024

      Imagine a student struggling to hear instructions clearly during a lesson on long division, leading to confusion and misunderstanding about the new skill. This initial confusion can result in a lack of foundational understanding, causing the student to fall behind in more advanced math topics over time. Because learning environments need to adapt to the unique needs of learners, education decision-makers are continually exploring tools to enhance student comprehension and active learning. Ensuring students can clearly hear instructions is critical, as misunderstanding can lead to foundational gaps that hinder progress in advanced topics. High-quality audio systems, including microphones and speakers, are essential solutions that amplify instruction and can significantly improve students' ability to grasp new concepts and skills. 

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      Topics: Student Engagement, edtech, Classroom Audio, student learning, audio solution, accessibility, audio, inclusivity, Inclusive Education

      Exploring Endangered Species: Unleashing the Superpowers of Wildlife

      Posted by Christine Hall on Fri, May 17, 2024

      As we observe National Endangered Species Day, it's a reminder of the critical importance of wildlife conservation—not just today, but every day. In both school and life, understanding the significance of endangered species is essential for fostering empathy and preserving biodiversity. 

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      Topics: Lessons, Science Lessons, STEM Lessons, tips for teachers, teacher resources, STEM education

      Integrating Technology via Tailored Professional Development

      Posted by EOS Education by Boxlight on Thu, May 16, 2024

      Imagine a dimly lit room where adults endure another PowerPoint presentation, disengaged and uninspired. Imagine a brightly lit room with adult learners ready to be inspired by new experiences only for their motivation to be dampened by another static and mundane PowerPoint Presentation. This emphasizes the necessity of captivating and empowering professional development sessions to fully leverage technology's potential. It's not just about delivering information- it's about growth and excellence. Quality professional development should bridge the gap between potential and proficiency, empowering educators to navigate the digital landscape confidently. It's a commitment to growth, a dedication to staying current, and a pathway to excellence. 

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      Topics: Education Technology, Professional Development for Teachers, edtech, teacher professional development

      Bridging Gaps with Juno Lesson Capture

      Posted by FrontRow on Tue, May 14, 2024

      Imagine the frustration of a teacher pouring her heart into a lesson, only to have a student absent and miss out on crucial concepts and skills. It's a feeling of helplessness, knowing that despite her efforts, some students may fall behind. But what if there was a solution to bridge this gap? 

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      Topics: Education Technology, edtech, Classroom Audio, student learning, Juno, Lesson Capture

      Froggy Fun: STEM Adventures for National Frog Jumping Day!

      Posted by Christine Hall on Mon, May 13, 2024

      Frogs are not just fascinating creatures - they can also be fantastic tools for teaching various subjects like measurement, reading, counting, and STEM concepts. So, why not leap into this theme and make learning an exciting adventure? 

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      Topics: STEM Lessons, tips for teachers, Labdisc, 3D printing, STEM education, Robo3D, MyStemKits, hands-on learning

      Clayton County Public Schools Wins Boxlight District of the Year Award

      Posted by Boxlight on Fri, May 10, 2024

       On May 7, 2024, Clayton County Public Schools (Clayton County, GA) received the Education Technology Implementation District of the Year Award from Boxlight Corporation. This recognition highlights the strong partnership between Boxlight and CCPS, dedicated to modernizing classrooms and enhancing student engagement. 

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      Topics: Classroom Technology, Education Technology, Professional Development for Teachers, awards, edtech, EOS Education, MimioK12, ezRoom

      Boxlight Ranks #28 of Top EdTech Companies by TIME Magazine

      Posted by Boxlight on Thu, May 9, 2024

      TIME Magazine has recently unveiled its inaugural list of the World's Top EdTech Companies of 2024, developed in collaboration with Statista, a renowned provider of market and consumer data. This groundbreaking study spotlights 250 companies leading the charge in revolutionizing educational technology on a global scale. Boxlight proudly ranks 28th on this trailblazing list, standing among the distinguished names of its kind. 

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      Topics: Education Technology, awards, edtech

      Tech-Enabled Learning Environments: Empowering Education

      Posted by Boxlight on Wed, May 8, 2024

      In the heart of every progressive school district, a transformation is underway. It is the shift towards tech-enabled learning environments, spaces where technology and education converge to enhance the learning experience for students and teachers alike. 

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      Topics: Classroom Technology, Education Technology, edtech, technology, Tech-Enabled Learning Environment

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