Bright, Shining Collaboration
The crazy weather in Austin, Texas in late January and early February — which went from ice storms to 70 degrees in a short time period — reminded me of working in the world of education: stormy and lots of change, but followed by sunny optimism.
Educators are Innovating Classrooms
One of the great things about working for a company that sells products in foreign countries is you sometimes get to see first-hand how other cultures’ educators are innovating in classrooms.
That was my experience a couple of weeks ago when I went to London to meet with some of our foreign distributors at the Bett 2014 educational tradeshow.
Communication Challenges of a Diverse Population
At Fremont County School District 6 in Pavillion, Wyo., the diverse population, including a large number of Native American students, was posing communication challenges. “Some of these students have cultural and language barriers,” noted Superintendent Diana Clapp. “Instructionally, that presents issues in delivering the best education possible to each student.
eSchool News Reviews Flexcat
eSchool News recently published their review of one of Lightspeed’s newest innovations in classroom audio. This portable audio system, called Flexcat, can facilitate instruction in small group settings. The system consists of a teacher headset with microphone and tabletop speakers for student groups placed throughout the classroom.
2012 Lightspeed Trade Shows
Logging on this morning I realized I haven’t posted since November! The primary reason for that would be because I was on the road for 3 of the 4 weeks in December. Once I spent some time at home base it was back to hitting the streets for FETC and TCEA. Despite being state shows they are some of the largest we participate in for the year.