Lightspeed
October 11, 2011
Getting A Running Start
Getting A Running Start

Lightspeed Trade Show Coordinator

Passion. It’s my biggest motivator and the best descriptor of my personality. In these upcoming posts I hope to share that passion with a community of like-minded individuals. Whether it’s flying around the country or sitting behind a computer, I’m looking to make a difference each and every day.

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October 3, 2011
Hearing 75% Is Not Enough
Hearing 75% Is Not Enough

Just a Second or Two Affects Everything

While watching some football yesterday (go Packers!), I became frustrated with my cable company. Every few minutes the picture would get pixelated on me. This wasn’t a big deal, as I could still make out what was happening. What annoyed me most was losing the audio. It was just a second or two, but losing even a few seconds of the sportscaster affected my understanding of what was going on.

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September 7, 2011
Your Attention Please
Your Attention Please

Classroom Noise Affects Student Attention

Classroom noise impacts students’ ability to pay attention in the classroom. I’ve been in hundreds of classrooms and observed a lot of good teachers. I’m always impressed by their determination to reach every student in spite of the challenges which may include the learning space itself.

Most classrooms are far from ideal listening and learning environments. Every room has its own set of noise issues that negatively impact learning.

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September 1, 2011
Greetings From Bruce
Greetings From Bruce

White Water Blogger

I’ve never considered myself a blogger, but given the opportunity to interact with educators from around the world is an opportunity I can’t pass up. I’m looking forward to sharing some relevant experiences but more important to me is hearing from you. Your insights and opinions are important, especially as they impact the next generation.

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