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Travis Rink

Travis Rink has 16 years of experience teaching high school chemistry and various other science courses. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education from Kansas State University, and master’s degrees in Curriculum & Instruction and Educational Leadership & Administration from Wichita State University. As a teacher, he took on various Mimio-related roles, including the Mimio Masters program, MimioConnect moderator, Mimio Teacher Team presenter, and Mimio Quick Learn moderator. As the Mimio Educator Advocacy Leader, Travis now manages the Mimio training programs available globally, as well as the Mimio Teacher Teams and MimioConnect lesson development.
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January Tips and Training for Teachers

Posted by Travis Rink on Mon, Jan 6, 2020

It’s hard to believe that the year 2020 is finally here—a new decade full of new promises has arrived, bringing great opportunities! Those opportunities include new ways to engage your students with content, classroom technology, and learning experiences.  

Here is our collection of engaging content to kick off the new year:

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Topics: Professional Development for Teachers, tips for teachers

Holiday Break Activities for Teachers

Posted by Travis Rink on Mon, Dec 23, 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: winter break! School is officially out—and students aren’t the only ones who get to have some fun!

Want to make sure you maximize your time away from the classroom? Here are our top picks for holiday break activities for teachers:

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Topics: tips for teachers

6 Easy Reads for Winter Break

Posted by Travis Rink on Wed, Dec 18, 2019

As the first half of the school year is coming to an end, your life is likely full of grading final papers, administering end-of-course tests, and conducting evaluations. You probably haven’t touched a book for your personal reading pleasure in weeks, if not months. But something exciting is around the corner: winter break! Although your school’s winter break may only be a week or two long, you’ll finally have some downtime when you’re free of your teaching duties so you can actually read a book for fun.

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Topics: education industry, tips for teachers

December Tips and Training for Teachers

Posted by Travis Rink on Mon, Dec 2, 2019

With the holidays upon us, now is a very busy time of the year. It’s also notoriously a time when keeping students on task can be a bit more challenging. Luckily, we’ve got you covered with fun themed content and helpful teaching tips to keep you going right up until the holiday break! 

Here is our collection of engaging content to help you keep your students’ attention all month long:

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Topics: Training, tips for teachers

Thankful for Teaching

Posted by Travis Rink on Wed, Nov 27, 2019

As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving this week, it’s a great time to reflect on all of the aspects of the education profession that teachers are thankful for. We took a look back at some of our past blogs and posts from educators to compile this list of what makes teachers feel thankful. 

Here are our top 20 reasons why teachers are thankful for teaching:

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Topics: tips for teachers

Fall 2019 Webinar Series: Watch On Demand!

Posted by Travis Rink on Tue, Nov 12, 2019

Hundreds of educators joined us this fall for another rendition of our Transforming Learning in the Classroom webinar series. These robust sessions featured insights from experienced leaders in EdTech and provided educators with helpful tips for utilizing technology to promote critical thinking, implement project-based learning in the classroom, and support students as they prepare for college and STEM careers.

These three webinars are full of valuable ideas for using technology in the classroom to promote student engagement and success.

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Topics: Webinars

November Tips and Training for Teachers

Posted by Travis Rink on Tue, Nov 5, 2019

Hopefully you’ve had a great start to the year—can you believe we’re already heading into the holidays?! Now that you are well into a groove, it’s a great time to discover instructional methods that may be more interactive so your students continue to be engaged at this time of the year.

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Topics: tips for teachers

Fun Halloween Costume Ideas for Teachers

Posted by Travis Rink on Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Halloween is an exciting time for students, but that doesn’t mean you can’t join in on the fun! Whether you like to go all out or opt for something quick an easy, there are plenty of great options for dressing up on the big day.

Need a little inspiration? Here are some ideas to help you find the perfect costume this Halloween:

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Topics: tips for teachers

[eBook]  NEW! The Big Guide to STEM Volume 2

Posted by Travis Rink on Thu, Oct 10, 2019

 

You’ve probably heard of STEM—you may even teach STEM in your classroom. The key to students’ success is not only to learn science, technology, engineering, and math, but also to understand how those disciplines apply to the world around them. Students need to develop the critical skills that will prepare them for beyond the classroom, enabling them to be tomorrow’s engineers and innovators.

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Topics: STEM

October Tips and Training for Teachers

Posted by Travis Rink on Tue, Oct 1, 2019

As the air gets cooler and the leaves start to change, now is the time to weave some festive fall and Halloween fun into your lessons! Here is our collection of engaging themed content to help you get students in the spirit this month:

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Topics: tips for teachers

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