Good communication is essential between teacher and student. When teachers communicate effectively with their students, the impact on learning is clear – students have a better understanding of what’s being taught. Of course, the flip side is that when class communication breaks down there is misunderstanding and frustration by both teacher and students which can impede learning. If you’re a teacher and you’ve felt this frustration because your students couldn’t hear you or misunderstood what you said, here are four steps to try to improve communication.
We are excited to announce that the Mimio K-12 Ed Tech solutions suite has earned recognition as one of Christian School Products’ 2022 Top Products of the Year. Each Mimio solution is comprehensive and user-friendly so that teachers and students at any competence and confidence level can engage in worthwhile and interactive educational experiences. From feature-rich interactive displays and powerful audio systems to turnkey STEM solutions and high-quality professional development, Mimio products promote active learning and engagement in a Connected Classroom.
Business operation managers are called on to improve an operation’s effectiveness. They also improve the transfer of information between various internal departments so that they might work efficiently together.
Incorporating advanced technology to improve campus communication is critical to boosting safety in a school. As district and school leaders continue to look for ways to help those in the school community feel safe, interactive display technology has become a key tool. For instance, administrators can broadcast alerts and updates to the interactive displays in a school quickly so that teachers and students receive important information when it’s needed. With a solid and detailed communication plan, schools can implement innovative technology for more than just teaching and learning.
Teaching is a profession that is the epitome of selflessness. No teacher goes in thinking that every day will be an absolute cake walk. Teaching is hard; it can be frustrating; it can be sad. But thankfully, there are those one-of-a-kind souls that head into their classrooms, paperwork and coffee in hand, ready to get down and do the work many couldn’t imagine ever doing. In support of our dedicated, tireless, and downright heroic teachers, here are some funny reminders of why we should appreciate them more.
Topics: tips for teachers
Boxlight is proud to announce that our own MimioSTEM was named Best STEM Solution in the inaugural Excellence in Equity Awards program presented by the American Consortium for Equity in Education (ACE-ED). This competitive awards program honoring schools, educators, and industry received more than 160 total nominations from across the U.S. and abroad.
A mathematician is someone who uses their knowledge to solve mathematical problems as they relate to real-world situations. Mathematicians are scientists who, with their specialized knowledge and professional methodology, approach many of the imposing problems presented in related scientific fields. Likewise, a statistician collects and analyzes data, looking for patterns that explain behavior or describe the world as it is.
Technology continues to change the face of education, including how teachers and students interact in the classroom. Even after a swift move to greater technology implementation in the past two years, managing the use of laptops, tablets, a front-of-class display, and students remote learning can be exhausting for teachers. Add to that the expectation for personalized learning that meets each student’s needs and frustration can grow for both the teachers responsible for planning and facilitating instruction, and the students who may not feel motivated or focused to engage. What support can be offered to help alleviate the challenges being felt?
Topics: Classroom Technology, Education Technology, Classroom Audio, teacher training, teacher support, teacher professional development, teacher PD, Podcast, Connected Classroom, audio solution, EOS Education, audio
Teachers and students are discovering new and engaging ways to incorporate dynamic STEM experiences into their teaching and learning. Below are 10 activities that have boosted key skills such as critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, communication, and problem solving while showing students that STEM exploration is fun!