AV & Presentation

Southern California High School Opens $20MM Facility On Cal Poly Pomona Campus

Students at southern California's iPoly High last week moved out of the portable classrooms that have housed the school since 1991 into a brand-new two story, 21-classroom, green-friendly facility outfitted with the latest innovations in education technology.

Epson Intros HD Document Camera with 12x Optical Zoom

Epson has unveiled an upcoming addition to its classroom document camera lineup, the Epson DC-20. The new model includes a 12x optical zoom coupled with a 10x digital zoom, along with HDMI connectivity.

Stackable Touchscreen Display Supports Unlimited Simultaneous Users

New 55-inch display supports unlimited touch points and simultaneous users.

5 Massachusetts Counties Unveil New Campuses

L-shaped classrooms, interactive whiteboards, video conferencing tools, and multiple breakout spaces that foster discussion and collaborative work are just a few of the features at five new schools that opened this month in Massachusetts.

Taking Students Where No School Bus Can Go

You don't often find a group of 75 fifth graders from a public school in Virginia interacting directly with scientists based at Palmer Station, Antarctica, but that's exactly what takes place every year at Herman L. Horn Elementary in Vinton, VA. Using Skype as a videoconferencing platform--and working together with her school's instruction technology coordinator, Holly Ireland--social studies teacher Amanda Lusk has orchestrated two of these events from the convenience of her own classroom.

California School Opens Multimedia 'iLab' To Support iPad Initiative

Following the implementation of its 1:1 take-home iPad program, a California school has revamped its 720-square-foot computer lab to create a flexible, technology-driven learning environment for students.

Ergotron Introduces Wall Mount Arm for Large Screens

Ergotron has introduced the Interactive Arm VHD display wall mount, designed as a space saver for screens, like flat panel televisions, up to 60 inches and 70 pounds.

ViewSonic Intros New Line of Displays

New monitors designed to cut energy costs and extend display life.

Dukane Releases New Microphone System

Dukane now offers its WM1C1 RF based wireless microphone system, which includes receiver, transmitter, two microphones, lavalier, and charging device.

Affording the Classroom of the Future

The new technology being infused into today's classrooms doesn't come cheap; nor is it always easy to install, repair, maintain, and upgrade. Physical facilities take time and money to upgrade and replace, and teachers must be trained on how to use any new equipment and applications that are introduced into the classroom. For the 21st Century classroom to operate at an optimal level all three legs of the stool must be addressed--and that costs money.