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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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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

Professional Development Savings for the New School Year

Posted by Travis Rink on Tue, Sep 24, 2019

By now, you are likely fully immersed in the new year. Between diving into the curriculum, getting to know your students, and decorating your classroom, there’s a lot to accomplish as you kick off another great year. But the start of a new school year isn’t just about your students learning—it’s a great time for you to learn something new as well!

We’ve got you covered with engaging professional development to help you improve student outcomes all year long using the dynamic MimioStudio™ classroom software. For a limited time, you can earn your MimioStudio Educator or Expert certification for over 30% off the regular price. From now until October 31, 2019, you can earn six PD hours at the educator level for only $99 or 14 PD hours at the expert level for just $199!

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Topics: Professional Development for Teachers, Training

2019 Fall Webinar Series: Classroom Technology, Robotics, and Preparing Students for Future Careers

Posted by Travis Rink on Thu, Sep 19, 2019

Boxlight is excited to announce its 2019 fall webinar series, featuring insights from experienced leaders in EdTech. The new edition of the Transforming Learning in the Classroom webinar series will bring five free webinars about three unique topics, including using robotics to prepare students for college and careers, utilizing technology to promote critical thinking, and the fundamentals of project-based learning.

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Topics: Education Technology, Educational influencers, Webinars

Back-to-School Deals for Teachers

Posted by Travis Rink on Thu, Sep 5, 2019

Back-to-school season can be stressful for many reasons: planning curriculum for the semester, finding resources and content, and gathering important materials to support your curriculum and students throughout the semester. On top of that, if you have school-aged children of your own, you will have to make sure they’re prepared for a new school year as well—and remember to make their lunches and get them to class on time every day.

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Topics: back to school, tips for teachers

September Tips and Training for Teachers

Posted by Travis Rink on Wed, Sep 4, 2019

Now certainly is an exciting time with the start of the new school year! It’s another opportunity to build relationships with students and truly make a difference in their world in ways we can’t even fully imagine. 

As you prepare your lessons this month, you may be looking for ways to engage your students as everyone settles in for the new year. We’ve got you covered with our collection of themed lesson content for September:

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Topics: tips for teachers

15 YouTube Channels to Promote Curiosity in STEM

Posted by Travis Rink on Thu, Aug 29, 2019

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) is one of the biggest education trends of the decade. With an estimated 2.4 million STEM jobs that were unfilled by the end of 2018, it’s more important than ever to promote curiosity in these subjects so students will choose valuable STEM careers.

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Topics: STEM


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