Great things can come from humble beginnings. Anthony Johnson, a former high school dropout, is a teacher of the year winner in his school district and the southwest region of North Carolina. He is also a finalist for state teacher of the year. At Isenberg Elementary School in Salisbury, NC, he has transformed his science and social studies classrooms into “Johnsonville,” a world where each student must find a job, pay the bills, pay mortgage and taxes, and learn by doing projects.
Casio America, Inc. is releasing three new projectors: the new 4K, ultra HD, 5,000-lumen, lamp-free XJ-L8300HN, due in June, and the XJ-UT351W and the XJ-UT351WN ultra-short-throw projectors, available this month.
A Southern California school has added technology that enhances "audio clarity" in its classrooms. New River Elementary School in the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District has implemented microphones that hang around the necks of teachers and students to amplify their voices through a flat panel speaker.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Sony has unveiled seven new projectors designed for use in mid-sized classrooms and a new remote camera controller for lecture capture and event production.
Extron Electronics, a manufacturer of classroom audio and video solutions, today at TCEA 2017 unveiled a new, wireless microphone system designed to evenly distribute a teacher’s voice throughout the classroom.
Sony has added two new projectors to its LaserLite line and unveiled a new collaboration tool designed to facilitate active learning.
NEC Display Solutions of America today unveiled a new line of LCD installation projectors that provide UHD Blu-Ray and 4K content support.
Optoma, a Fremont, CA-based manufacturer of video and audio products, has unveiled its ZW300UST laser phosphor, ultra-short-throw projector for the education market at the Future of Education Technology Conference this week in Orlando, FL.
Dell EMC, the infrastructure business of Dell Technologies, is unveiling a new portfolio of education PCs and monitors designed to help teachers leverage the latest technology to improve learning for K–12 students worldwide.
Dremel, a manufacturer of tools and printers, has donated 70 3D printers to 35 schools and universities nationwide in its #LearnMakeGive contest. Selected through public voting, the winning designs reflect the creativity and ingenuity of 3D-printed ideas that give back to schools and communities. Each institution will receive two Dremel Idea Builder 3D printers and filament.