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      Boosting Student Comprehension with High-Quality Audio in the Classroom

      Posted by FrontRow on Tue, May 21, 2024

      Imagine a student struggling to hear instructions clearly during a lesson on long division, leading to confusion and misunderstanding about the new skill. This initial confusion can result in a lack of foundational understanding, causing the student to fall behind in more advanced math topics over time. Because learning environments need to adapt to the unique needs of learners, education decision-makers are continually exploring tools to enhance student comprehension and active learning. Ensuring students can clearly hear instructions is critical, as misunderstanding can lead to foundational gaps that hinder progress in advanced topics. High-quality audio systems, including microphones and speakers, are essential solutions that amplify instruction and can significantly improve students' ability to grasp new concepts and skills. 

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      Topics: Student Engagement, edtech, Classroom Audio, student learning, audio solution, accessibility, audio, inclusivity, Inclusive Education

      Bridging Gaps with Juno Lesson Capture

      Posted by FrontRow on Tue, May 14, 2024

      Imagine the frustration of a teacher pouring her heart into a lesson, only to have a student absent and miss out on crucial concepts and skills. It's a feeling of helplessness, knowing that despite her efforts, some students may fall behind. But what if there was a solution to bridge this gap? 

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      Topics: Education Technology, edtech, Classroom Audio, student learning, Juno, Lesson Capture

      Increasing Personalized Learning

      Posted by Boxlight on Wed, Apr 3, 2024

      In this episode of Unbox Innovation, host Amy Chodroff interviews Nick Gearing, Training and Development Specialist at EOS Education by Boxlight, about personalized learning. Nick explains that personalized learning involves tailoring education to individual students' needs, incorporating elements such as choice, diverse assessment methods, and flexible learning formats. He emphasizes that personalized learning is not solely about creating individual plans but also about recognizing and building on each student's strengths. 

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      Topics: Personalized Learning, student learning, Podcast, Unbox Innovation, inclusivity, Inclusive Education

      Nurturing Learning Environments: Strategies for Effective Classroom Centers

      Posted by Christine Hall on Mon, Feb 5, 2024

      Building a great learning space in the classroom is important for helping students grow. Teachers can create a dynamic learning environment by incorporating learning centers. Of course, planning effective and engaging centers is wonderful on paper but the follow through takes work! Making the most of center time calls for some careful planning and smart execution. 

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      Topics: collaborative learning, tips for teachers, Personalized Learning, student learning, education

      Building Empathy and Encouraging Better Choices

      Posted by Nicholas Gearing on Thu, Jan 18, 2024

      Name-calling, often seen as harmless teasing, can deeply affect an individual's feelings about themselves and others. While some might say these words are just playful, it's important to understand the impact they can have over time. To wrap up No Name Calling Week, let's explore why it's crucial to raise awareness, be sensitive, and show empathy in our educational settings. 

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      Topics: SEL, student learning, education

      Embracing the Potential of AI for Teaching and Learning

      Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Wed, Jan 10, 2024

      Educators often grapple with questions surrounding the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in their classrooms. As they explore the potential benefits and challenges, common questions might include: How can AI enhance student learning outcomes? Are there ethical considerations and safeguards when using AI in education? How can AI support students with diverse learning needs? Let's touch on some of these concerns as we explore five practical ways AI can be effectively utilized in the classroom to enhance the teaching and learning experience. 

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      Topics: Education Technology, edtech, student learning, AI, Artificial Intelligence in Education

      Honoring Inclusivity: The Importance of National Special Education Day

      Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Thu, Nov 30, 2023

      December 2nd is National Special Education Day and it holds a special place in the hearts of educators and advocates alike. On this day in 1975, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was signed into law, reaffirming the importance of inclusive education for students with special needs. As we commemorate this occasion, it's an opportune time to delve into its history, grasp its significance, and explore how technology, such as interactive displays and learning apps, plays a pivotal role in promoting inclusivity in today's classrooms. 

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      Topics: Student Engagement, Personalized Learning, student learning, Students with Special Needs, accessibility, inclusivity

      The Ripple Effect of Kindness: Nurturing Relationships, Embracing Gratitude

      Posted by Taylor-Ann Charles on Mon, Nov 27, 2023

      November was National Gratitude Month but it’s certainly not the only time we can reflect on how we show our appreciation. As we get ready to close the year, let’s explore the profound connection between gratitude, kindness, and the positive impact they have on our lives, relationships, and communities. While expressing thanks was integral to this month's theme, let's delve into how acts of kindness, both big and small, not only highlight gratitude but also play a crucial role in fostering positive relationships and strengthening the fabric of our communities.  

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      Topics: Student Engagement, tips for teachers, student learning, education

      Sparkling Ideas: 10 Interactive Activities Before Winter Break

      Posted by Emily Turk on Wed, Nov 22, 2023

      Teachers, are you ready for winter break? Your students are, too, so bring some excitement to your classrooms as winter break approaches using your interactive displays. They are excellent tools that can turn any lesson into an engaging adventure. Whether you're teaching language arts, any STEM class, art, history, or any other subject, these activities will “spark” some enjoyment and engage both you and your students in the weeks leading up to winter break. 

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      Topics: Education Technology, Lessons, Student Engagement, tips for teachers, teacher resources, student learning, interactive displays, education

      World Children's Day: Empowering Young Minds for a Brighter Tomorrow

      Posted by Taylor-Ann Charles on Mon, Nov 20, 2023

      World Children's Day, observed annually on November 20th, is an occasion dedicated to promoting international togetherness and awareness among children worldwide. Established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1954, this day marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in 1989. It serves as a reminder of the ongoing need to advocate for, protect, and celebrate the rights of every child. 

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      Topics: student learning, accessibility, education, Children's Rights

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