As part of Common Core's shift of focus from teaching to learning, students are delivering more presentations (while teachers and peers sit-and-get). Not surprisingly, the same boring presentation techniques don't work any better for students than they did for teachers.
- By Lynell Burmark
Phoenix Union High School District has replaced its existing classroom projectors with 1,480 bulb-less units in an effort to improve efficiency.
Mimio has released an update to its interactive classroom suite, MimioStudio, that allows educators to connect up to three mobile devices in their classrooms for free.
Microsoft today released a preview version of Office Mix, a new PowerPoint addon that lets teachers create rich media presentations and interactive lessons and share them online.
Adobe today released a free new app for iPad designed to give "voice" to educators and students who want to create engaging presentations, combining voice, video, motion graphics, still images and music.
In the first quarter of 2014, the global projector market grew 7 percent compared to the same period last year, reaching 1.87 million units, according to market research company Futuresource Consulting. In the U.S., however, market volume increased just 2 percent.
Smart Technologies has unveiled the Smart Board 6065, the first model in a new line of interactive flat panels for education.
Crestron's new TSS-752 room scheduling touchscreen features a 7-inch widescreen color display designed to provide at-a-glance meeting and scheduling information.
NEC is putting $25,000 in products up for grabs with the launch of a video contest for K-12 schools.
Casio has debuted a new 3,100-lumen ultra short throw projector for education facilities.