International Literacy Day: What's Sound Got to Do With It?

Posted by Marcia Barahona

9/4/18 1:17 PM

It’s International Literacy Week! Grab a book, read it with or assign it to your class, and give them a fun topic to write about!

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Topics: Lake County Fire, classroom audio, classroom sound, classroom audio system, Reading, Teachers, Mendocino Fire, professional development, Literacy

5 Back-to-School Resources for K-12 Teachers

Posted by Marcia Barahona

7/26/18 6:45 AM

The new school year is just a few weeks away and it’s time to start thinking of how to prepare for Back to School days. These five posts are jam-packed with information, from checklists to great activities, and will most likely prove to be very useful.

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Topics: K-12, edtech, school app, Students, School Staff, professional development, Teachers, flipped classroom, lesson capture, Back to School

5 Tips for Teacher Voice Care

Posted by Marcia Barahona

7/19/18 2:49 PM

As a teacher, you have to raise and project your voice on a daily basis, putting you at greater risk than individuals in different professions of having vocal problems. Having a frog in your throat while you are trying to teach is no fun, not to mention painful and even unproductive.

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Topics: K-12, classroom audio, classroom sound, classroom audio system, School Staff, Teachers, amplification, professional development, soundfield, edtech, Students

5 Teacher Movies for Summer Lounging

Posted by Marcia Barahona

6/15/18 5:48 PM

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: K-12, Teachers, Students, professional development

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

Posted by Marcia Barahona

5/29/18 11:00 AM

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

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

New & Improved Juno Classroom Audio System

Posted by Marcia Barahona

5/18/18 4:16 PM

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

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

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

Posted by Marcia Barahona

4/23/18 7:02 AM

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

7 Ways to Boost Spring Learning

Posted by Marcia Barahona

3/29/18 10:35 AM

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

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

K-12 EdTech Year in Review + Resources for 2018

Posted by Marcia Barahona

12/12/17 7:09 AM

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