5 Teacher Movies for Summer Lounging

Posted by Marcia Barahona

6/15/18 5:48 PM

Teacher movies for the summer

Summer has arrived and, amid a myriad of activities you want to accomplish before the next school year is knocking at the door, there must be room for leisure and relaxation. The five films below have a teacher as their protagonist; some will move you to tears and some will make you laugh, some are a blast from the far past and some are newer, but all will remind you why teaching is your calling.

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Topics: professional development, Teachers, Students, K-12

K-12 School Staff Can Activate Lockdowns, Announcements with New FrontRow Mobile App

Posted by Marcia Barahona

5/29/18 11:00 AM

FrontRow Conductor App for School Campus Communication LD

I love the fact that we're always innovating to improve campus and classroom communication and operations!

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Topics: ease of use, Integrated communications, Networked PA, bells and intercom, Conductor, paging, School Emergency preparedness, School Administrators, School Staff, K-12, edtech, school app

New & Improved Juno Classroom Audio System

Posted by Marcia Barahona

5/18/18 4:16 PM

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We're excited to announce an even better-sounding, better-looking, and easier-to-use Juno classroom audio system!

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Topics: ease of use, juno, amplification, audio, classroom audio system, classroom sound, classroom audio, K-12, edtech, soundfield

Be like Piedmont, a K-12 edtech success story!

Posted by Marcia Barahona

4/23/18 7:02 AM

Classroom Audio in Action - Mr Kessler Teaching Science LR

One of the most rewarding things about working in ed tech is seeing first-hand the impact the technology has on the learning and teaching outcomes of schools. One such example is the amazing transformation that San Francisco Bay Area's Piedmont Unified School District has undergone since adopting FrontRow classroom audio and campus communication technology.

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Topics: flipped classroom, juno, lesson capture, Integrated communications, audio, Conductor, classroom audio system, classroom sound, classroom audio, K-12, edtech, soundfield

7 Ways to Boost Spring Learning

Posted by Marcia Barahona

3/29/18 10:35 AM

7-Ways-to-Boost-Learning-in-the-SpringIt’s that time of the year when most of us get an extra kick in our step and our productivity soars. Whether it’s the extra daylight we get or the fact that everything around us in in bloom, spring has been proven to have positive effects on our wellbeing (or should we say ‘wellfeeling’).

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Topics: lesson capture, professional development, ToGo, Teachers, School Staff, classroom sound, classroom audio, Students, K-12, edtech, soundfield

The Future of Education Technology

Posted by Marcia Barahona

1/24/18 11:41 AM

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For 36 years, the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) has brought together education leaders and technology experts to exchange techniques and strategies for teaching and learning success. Known worldwide for its outstanding program, FETC provides educators and administrators the opportunity to explore the integration of technology across the curriculum—from pre-K-12—through hands-on exposure to the latest hardware, software and successful strategies.

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Topics: flipped classroom, juno, ezroom, ToGo, Teachers, classroom audio system, classroom sound, classroom audio, Students, K-12, edtech, soundfield

K-12 EdTech Year in Review + Resources for 2018

Posted by Marcia Barahona

12/12/17 7:09 AM

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2017 is almost over and, if you are a school technologist, you have been arduously working on tech support and development for your school or district; your mind has probably been bogged down with WiFi Network optimization, managed network security, curriculum integration, and data backups, to name a few things.

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Topics: professional development, classroom sound, classroom audio, K-12, soundfield

Word Search Puzzle: Words to Give Thanks

Posted by Marcia Barahona

11/21/17 12:18 PM

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Topics: professional development, Teachers, Students, K-12

3 True-Blue Ways to Engage K-12 Students

Posted by Marcia Barahona

11/20/17 10:29 AM

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There are hundreds of articles and books written about the art of engaging the full attention of students in learning spaces, from seating design and lighting to lesson content, every little detail can help create a more engaged class. These three ways to increase engagement and participation bring you some ideas for creative involvement, instant-impact EdTech application, and full in-class flow transformation.

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Topics: sound quality, professional development, Teachers, classroom audio system, classroom sound, classroom audio, Students, K-12, soundfield

3 Habits K-12 Teachers Ought to Unlearn

Posted by Marcia Barahona

11/9/17 7:02 AM

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As with many things in life, our personal habits can have a positive or negative impact on ourselves, and, surprisingly, they can also create a ripple effect that impacts those around us. In the case of educators, they can be so busy going beyond the call of duty that they might unknowingly have developed habits that are zapping their energy, lowering--instead of maximizing--their productivity, and putting them at risk for negative long-term consequences.

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Topics: professional development, Teachers, School Staff, classroom audio, K-12, edtech