The Boxlight family has 10 reasons to celebrate early in the year – we won 10 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence. Five of our solutions earned Best of 2022 in both Primary and Secondary categories – Attention! campus communication solution, MimioPro 4 interactive display, CleverLive cloud content management platform, Robo 3D printer, and EOS Education Professional Development services.
The theme of this year’s TCEA Convention and Exposition is “Passionate Educators. Limitless Possibilities.” The TCEA Convention is a yearly event devoted to connecting educators who have different roles, responsibilities, expertise, and skills for a dynamic learning experience spread across four days, January 30 – February 2, 2023, in San Antonio, Texas. Educators can choose from over 700 sessions on a variety of topics including STEAM, project-based learning, school safety, digital citizenship, and more.
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.
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!
In this lesson Meredith Williams, 8th grade science teacher and Boxlight MimioMaster, shares how she used the MyStemKits Punnett Squares Dice Kit to help her students review the concepts related to genetics and heredity.
I love being in a classroom that’s engaged in hands-on learning. The combination of excitement, silliness, creativity, and problem-solving all coming together is one of my favorite things. In my role as MimioSTEM product manager, I spend every day developing content and thinking of fun ways to use our technology products in the classroom but it’s always a special treat to get to experience it first-hand.
In this lesson Meredith Williams, Boxlight MimioMaster, shares how she used the MyStemKits Density Cubes Kit to help her students demonstrate understanding of the concept of density.
In this lesson Meredith Williams, Boxlight MimioMaster, shares how she used the MyStemKits Cells: Plant Kit and Cells: Animal Kit to help her students review key concepts.
Elisabeth McClure, Gifted Specialist with the Northwest School District (House Springs, MO), recently completed a months-long project that originated with identifying real-life problems in their community. The goal of the project was to help her students envision themselves as part of the creative solution process, as well as spark their interest in community-related issues they can take an active role in solving.
The maker movement has increased in popularity, including in schools where hands-on activities and lessons have become an essential strategy for learning. Schools across the country have successfully created and maintained dynamic makerspaces to spark student imagination and creative thinking as well as curiosity in learning more about STEM-related topics.