It’s August, and for many the semester has just begun. Over the next few weeks, the 2018–2019 school year will take off for districts all over the country. If you’re an educator with plans to improve EdTech at your school this year, Boxlight has countless resources to help guide you through the process. Whether you like to gain new educational insight by listening to podcasts, reading case studies, or communicating with other educators, Boxlight has dozens of new opportunities for professional development and guidance. Here’s a look at what’s new at Boxlight this fall!
Listen to New Boxlight Podcasts: Voices of Education Series
Boxlight has created a summer series of podcasts that feature engaging conversations with education leaders about the impact of technology and classroom design on student success and motivation. Visit the Voices of Education Series page to find the podcasts: “Taking Schools to the 21st Century,” “Embracing the Integrated, Interactive Classroom,” and “Solid School Foundations, From Bricks to Tech.”
Taking Schools to the 21st Century
“Taking Schools to the 21st Century” is a discussion with Superintendent Gregory Haulk of Huntington Beach City School District. This podcast focuses on the power EdTech has to enrich students’ learning beyond traditional textbooks and worksheets. Check out this podcast to learn how technology offers students agency in their own education, allowing them to influence their learning on a new level.
Embracing the Integrated, Interactive Classroom
This podcast features Rod Smith, CTO of Clayton County Public Schools, speaking about how he has implemented technology in his school district. Listen to this conversation to discover how Boxlight is helping bring students and teachers together, and learn more about the “Digital Classroom Refresh” and what it has done for the community.
Solid School Foundations, From Bricks to Tech
Jill Pierce of McMinn County Schools talks with Boxlight about how technology can be used to solve basic problems and create a foundation for EdTech in the classroom. In this podcast, you’ll learn how Pierce has suited technology to students’ individual needs in a financially responsible way in order to build a solid foundation for technology use in McMinn County.
Learn About One School District’s 21st Century Classroom Transformation
Case Study: Atlanta Public Schools, Atlanta, GA
In Boxlight’s newest case study, you’ll learn how the Atlanta Public School District has utilized Boxlight interactive flat panels, instructional software, document cameras, slates, sound systems, and pendant mics to make the leap into 21st century learning for its students. Discover the impact instructional technology can have on the classroom through this district’s EdTech transformation story.
Discover the MimioConnect Interactive Teaching Community
Interested in learning more about the MimioConnect online community? Visit the MimioConnect landing page and click “Watch Our Video” on the right side of the page to learn about some of the best features that this online platform has to offer. This new video features a quick overview from Mimio educator Paul Gigliotti of all the helpful resources that educators can access through MimioConnect.
All of these helpful resources and more can be found on Boxlight’s new Whole-Class Interactive Learning page. Find useful tips and best practices for implementing whole-class interactive learning all in one place, including a list of products, informational videos, and helpful content such as guides, case studies, and podcasts.
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