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October 29, 2015
The Importance of the Learning Environment
The Importance of the Learning Environment

The traditional classroom is obsolete

by Dr. Luvelle Brown

Contemporary learners deserve learning spaces that meet their individual and collective needs. To meet this challenge, educational leaders must provide physical and cultural environments that are empowering and engaging

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October 31, 2014
The Key to Successful, Cost-Efficient Classroom Audio Installations
The Key to Successful, Cost-Efficient Classroom Audio Installations

One of the exciting things about providing classroom audio solutions that make a difference in the lives of students and teachers is the understanding that no two classrooms, and no two sets of user’s needs, are exactly the same.

When things are done right, we at Lightspeed Technologies know after some 20 years in the business, that a real, positive difference truly is made in people’s lives and results in better learning

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September 8, 2014
Checklist for a Great Sounding New School Year
Checklist for a Great Sounding New School Year

Being prepared for great teacher-student communication in the new school year.

If you’ve ever read a description of how knights in shining armor got ready for a crusade, it reminds me a little of teachers preparing for the new school year.

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September 30, 2013
Two-way Audio System Gives Teachers The Opportunity To Listen
Two-way Audio System Gives Teachers The Opportunity To Listen

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.

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January 11, 2013
Achieving intelligibility in the classroom
Achieving intelligibility in the classroom

Is “Speaking Up” Good Enough?

One of the great ironies of teaching is that many teachers probably think that as long as they speak loudly enough, every student in their class will not only hear them, but also understand them.

There’s certain logic in that kind of thinking, because we often think that turning up the volume will enable everyone to hear us. But do students in a large classroom really understand every word a teacher is saying? I think, often, they do not.

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