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Take Teaching and Learning to the Next Level with MimioConnect®

Posted by Boxlight on Mon, Sep 20, 2021

The mission of NYSCATE (New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education) is “to lead the transformation of teaching and learning through technology.” In their ongoing efforts to further the use of technology in schools, NYSCATE regularly offers workshops and webinars that show how educational technology can optimize teaching and learning. 

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Topics: Education Technology, webinar, MimioConnect

Boxlight-EOS Helps PXU Utilize Ed Tech Tools

Posted by Boxlight on Thu, Sep 16, 2021

The Phoenix Union High School District (Phoenix, AZ) mission is “Preparing every student for success in college, career, and life.” To ensure focus on this mission, teachers and staff are trained and supported to meet student needs and celebrate accomplishments as they work to prepare and inspire their students. There are challenges including the impact of the pandemic on student learning and teacher practice. Boxlight-EOS Education, the professional development division of Boxlight, has established a strong relationship with PXU (in its ninth year) so when remote learning became necessary, EOS designed training and support to help teachers and staff. 

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Topics: Professional Development for Teachers, Case Studies

Top 8 Ways to Use an Interactive Display

Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Wed, Sep 15, 2021

There are countless rewarding moments in teaching, but we can agree that when we see students totally excited about a new topic, concept, or skill, we are as overjoyed as they are! This is what teaching is all about – seeing the spark of understanding in students’ eyes when they are actively involved in learning something new. We feed off that energy and look for ways to create more of these experiences. Excitement for learning is increasingly associated with educational technology that invites interaction such as a touchscreen or interactive displays. 

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Topics: Education Technology, ProColor, interactive displays

New STEM Teacher Professional Development Available!

Posted by Boxlight on Wed, Sep 8, 2021

Believe it or not, this generation of young people is interested in data – likes, shares, comments. They sometimes use this data to create content, even apps, to address what they perceive as needs observed. How can this translate to STEM learning in the classroom? When problems are addressed within real-life contexts, this generation of students – digital natives who are accustomed to using technology to find answers and research information – are more likely to be engaged in the learning process. 

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Topics: Professional Development for Teachers, STEM Lessons, STEM, MimioSTEM

STEM Career – Financial Advisor

Posted by Hannah Olson on Wed, Sep 1, 2021

When it comes to financing, individuals, businesses, and organizations put their trust in the hands of those who can increase their net worth. These highly trained individuals are called financial advisors.  

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Topics: STEM, STEM education

The 4 Cs of 21st Century Learning and Robotics Education

Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Fri, Aug 27, 2021

We are living in an age of Gen Z-ers who, as digital natives, are in tune with technological advances in communication such as social media, gaming, and conducting research almost exclusively using the internet. Their avenues for engagement are changing and teachers who are increasing STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) instruction in their classrooms are exploring ways to incorporate more hands-on, immersive learning experiences that combine innovative technology with real-world connections. The motivation for doing so? To see their students’ active participation in experiments and projects, as well as strengthening the four Cs to 21st-century skills: Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, and Creativity. 

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Topics: STEM, Robotics, Mimio MyBot

We’re 2021 Tech & Learning Back to School Winners!

Posted by Boxlight on Thu, Aug 26, 2021

We are extremely proud and excited to announce that we won Primary (K-6) and Secondary (6-12) 2021 Best Tools for Back to School from Tech & Learning for not one but FOUR of our education solutions! What Boxlight solutions earned recognition from this prestigious organization? 

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Topics: Education Technology, Professional Development for Teachers, awards, STEM, interactive displays

STEM Career – Mechanical Engineer

Posted by Hannah Olson on Fri, Aug 20, 2021

Mechanical engineering is the discipline that applies the principles of engineering, physics, and materials science for the design, analysis, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. It is one of the oldest and broadest of the engineering disciplines.  

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Topics: STEM, STEM education, MyStemKits

Benefits of Using an Interactive Display on Teaching and Learning

Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Tue, Aug 17, 2021

As many people can attest to, if we aren’t totally keeping up with the basics of technology such as using a PC, reading and sending e-mail, and searching the internet for content, the digital divide – the gap between those who can benefit from using communication technology and those who cannot -- widens and creates a chasm for those who are lacking key 21st-century skills. This is a concern for many education decision-makers since they understand that today’s students need essential technological skills to compete in the future job market. 

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Topics: ProColor, interactive displays

MimioStudio Version 12 is Now Available!

Posted by Boxlight on Fri, Aug 13, 2021

We’re excited to announce that our dynamic MimioStudio™ classroom software has released Version 12 for Windows and Mac! New features include an updated UI and 4K ready, ultra-wide, and UHD resolutions available in Page Setup, and MimioFrame and MimioSpace can activate Studio software. There are also improvements such as support for the latest ProColor interactive display, and to import of SMART Notebook, Promethean, PowerPoint, and PDF files. For more information, including downloading MimioStudio software, please go to news.mimio.boxlight.com/mimiostudio-software-download. 

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Topics: MimioStudio, Update

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