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      Enhancing Learning with OptiVoice+ Technology

      Posted by FrontRow on Fri, Jun 14, 2024

      One common challenge in education is ensuring students can clearly differentiate sounds, especially young learners, English language learners (ELLs), and students with hearing challenges. Poor audio quality can hinder students' ability to develop listening and reading comprehension skills. Advances in audio technology, such as the ELEVATE system powered by OptiVoice+ (FrontRow by Boxlight), are transforming classrooms by delivering crystal-clear sound that supports effective teaching and learning. 

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      Topics: Classroom Technology, Education Technology, edtech, Classroom Audio, audio, Inclusive Education

      Reimagining Student Engagement: Embracing EdTech Advancements

      Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Thu, Jun 13, 2024

      Student engagement remains a critical aspect of effective education, especially post-COVID-19 where many students struggle with reaching grade-level goals and expectations. Teachers are finding that fostering and maintaining student engagement is a formidable challenge. Let's explore why student engagement is vital, how COVID-19 has affected teachers and students, and the pivotal role technology plays in improving it. 

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      Topics: Education Technology, Student Engagement, edtech, student learning

      Inclusive Education: Bridging the Gap with Technology

      Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Tue, Jun 11, 2024

      Imagine a bustling classroom with students of varying abilities, interests, and cultural backgrounds. Here, the challenge lies in creating an environment where every student feels valued, respected, and empowered. Inclusive education goes beyond mere integration - it’s about ensuring that all students, regardless of their unique circumstances, have equal access to educational opportunities. How does technology serve as an ally in fostering inclusive education? Let’s delve into ways innovative technology supports equitable learning environments.  

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      Topics: Education Technology, Student Engagement, edtech, student learning, Inclusive Education

      MimioPro G Wins Education Hardware Innovation Award

      Posted by Boxlight on Thu, Jun 6, 2024

      In the modern classroom of digital natives, capturing their attention and fostering engagement are key challenges for educators. The MimioPro G interactive display addresses these challenges head-on by seamlessly integrating with an extensive suite of educational tools while offering unique benefits that set it apart from other displays. Its advanced features earned an Education Hardware Innovation Award in the 2024 EdTech Breakthrough Awards Program. 

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      Topics: Education Technology, awards, edtech, interactive displays, MimioPro G, Google certification, EDLA-certified

      Educational Technology: Innovations Beyond Classroom Walls

      Posted by Boxlight on Wed, Jun 5, 2024

      With technological advancements driving change, education now extends beyond traditional classrooms. The post-pandemic world has made integrating technology essential, highlighting the need for innovative teaching methods and tools. This shift has transformed how students and educators interact and learn. 

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      Topics: Education Technology, edtech, STEM education, Podcast, Unbox Innovation

      Empowering Education: Indian River County Schools’ STEM Journey

      Posted by Boxlight on Thu, May 30, 2024

      Indian River School District in Vero Beach, FL faced the challenge of engaging students in hands-on, interactive learning. Traditional teaching methods often left students disengaged, and teachers struggled to integrate new technology into their existing curriculum. Kerri Wall, the Lead Sparkologist for Instructional Technology, took the initiative to bring more STEM equipment into classrooms. 

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      Topics: Education Technology, edtech, 3D printing, Robo3D, hands-on learning, Success Story, 3D Printer

      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

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