Companies Donate Headsets for Game-Based Learning to Schools
Two audio visual supply
companies jointly gave 70 headsets to Denver area schools in an effort
the schools’ use of game-based learning.
The companies, Califone
International and Encore
Data Products, gave the headsets to Rangeview
School in Aurora, CO, and Indian
Peaks Elementary School in Longmont, CO. The
gifts were presented during the 2016 ISTE conference, which took place
Rangeview received the GH507 gaming headset, which has a detachable microphone and inline controls
unclip in order to access audio on multiple devices. Indian Peaks got
the GH131 gaming headset with a lightweight design for transportable gaming. Both
were customized with surround sound that enables 3D sound effects. Both
made by Califone.
Califone makes audio
equipment, wireless systems and multimedia products, primarily for the
"This donation is part of our
continued efforts to place the power of game-based learning in the
educators and students," said Califone Marketing Manager Scott Evans.
new headsets, students will have an engaging and immersive
Encore Data Products
manufactures audio visual equipment and technology accessories.
"We value the opportunity to
give back to the schools and classrooms working hard to prepare
the future," said Encore Data Products Marketing Director Sabrina
headsets will help Rangeview High School and Indian Peaks Elementary
immersive game-based learning into practice."
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.