7 Ways to Boost Spring Classroom Learning

Posted by Marcia Barahona

4/27/17 5:51 PM

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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: lesson capture, amplification, audio, Media control, ezroom, paging, ToGo

Establishing Your School Emergency Preparedness Plan (EPP)

Posted by Marcia Barahona

4/20/17 6:28 PM

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FrontRow was in the news yesterday for paving the way for increased school safety with our latest smart microphone emergency-readiness features. The ongoing R&D for making our microphone and AV solutions tools for increasing school safety has led us to great insights as to how schools can approach EPP (Emergency Preparedness Plan) readiness.

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Topics: Integrated communications, Networked PA, bells and intercom, amplification, audio, ezroom, paging, emergency preparedness, EPP, EPP-ready, School Emergency preparedness

FrontRow Classroom Audio Helps Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Posted by Marcia Barahona

4/13/17 10:08 AM

autism-awareness-month-1.pngApril is National Autism Awareness Month and it is an excellent opportunity to promote autism awareness, autism acceptance and to draw attention to the tens of thousands facing an autism diagnosis each year.

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Topics: amplification, audio, Special Education, autism

Tower of Power

Posted by Marcia Barahona

4/7/17 3:34 PM

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Today, wrapping up an exciting week in Toronto and Mississauga, Canada, for our annual FrontRow International Sales Summit, it is not the unexpected snow, chilly rain or wind gusts that have my attention. I am struck by the enormity and purpose of Toronto’s CN Tower and drawing unexpected parallels between it and our work in education.

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Topics: juno, sound quality, Integrated communications, amplification, audio

Getting Schooled: EdTech and Sound in 2017

Posted by Marcia Barahona

3/31/17 3:49 PM

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It’s 2017 and technology has permeated every square inch of classrooms! From virtual reality learning modules and 3-D printing to wearables and gargantuan 100’ displays replacing the former 60’ screens, education technology—which has filled classrooms for decades—is more than ever, all the rage.

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Topics: juno, sound quality, lesson capture, amplification, audio, ezroom

FrontRow Wins EdTech Digest’s Best Presentation Solution Award

Posted by Marcia Barahona

3/24/17 3:54 PM

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We are celebrating at FrontRow as we join the ranks of EdTech Digests’ “innovators, leaders, and trendsetters shining bright in one of the greatest fields of human endeavor [education].”
 
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Topics: ease of use, juno, sound quality, lesson capture, amplification, audio, ezroom

Classroom Sound, EdTech and the Real MACUL17!

Posted by Marcia Barahona

3/16/17 4:05 AM

FrontRow is at MACUL2017

This week we are at the annual Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) #LearningForward Conference at booth #619 of the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan! It is one of the Midwest’s largest educational technology conferences with 5000+ educators from across Michigan, the region, and Canada.

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Topics: flipped classroom, juno, lesson capture, amplification, audio, Conductor

Deaf History Month and FrontRow

Posted by Marcia Barahona

3/13/17 5:55 PM

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Though today we build technology to serve the broad communication needs of all students and school staff, FrontRow began life in 1963 as Phonic Ear, a company focused on the needs of students with hearing impairment and their parents, audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and teachers of the deaf and hard-of-hearing. It was through our dedicated work within those communities that we pioneered the use of wireless audio technology in the classroom. It was also through the encouragement of dedicated hearing health professionals that we developed listening solutions for the student body at large. We wouldn’t be where we are today without all of you.

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Topics: sound quality, amplification, audio, Special Education

Education & Women's History Month

Posted by Marcia Barahona

3/8/17 1:38 PM

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Topics: professional development, Special Education, Women Leaders in Education

FrontRow Greetings from NFMT2017 Baltimore!

Posted by Marcia Barahona

3/7/17 2:57 PM

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One of the things that surprises our end-users, is the level of customization available with our products and the versatility of our easy-to-implement solutions. Though the first stakeholders one may consider for classroom sound and education technology are students, teachers and administrators, those involved in facilities play a crucial role in helping streamline classroom communications and school connectivity.

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Topics: Networked PA, bells and intercom, Conductor, ezroom