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Podcast: Success Stories in Professional Development During COVID

Posted by Boxlight on Jul 30, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Krista Walker, Professional Development Program Manager with Boxlight-EOS Education, recently spoke with Larry Jacobs from Equity and Access Pre K-12 (ace-ed.org) about how school closures and the move to remote or hybrid learning due to COVID-19 changed professional development and support. Walker has 25 years of experience in education, including working with education technology, promoting accessibility and inclusive practices, helping educators include social and emotional learning into classroom instruction, encouraging community engagement, and advancing 21st-century enrichment. 

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Topics: Professional Development for Teachers, Podcast

The Evolution of Interactive Classroom Tech to Include Special Needs

Posted by Boxlight on May 24, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Barry Sunder, Central Regional Manager with Boxlight, recently spoke with Larry Jacobs from Equity and Access Pre K-12 (ace-ed.org) on how large interactive flat panel displays can improve engagement for students with special needs. Sunder who has experience working with students with special needs, as well as a wife and sister who are both Special Education teachers, shares that in special needs classrooms, the use of technology has “gone up another level.” Referencing an experience his sister had with a student, he says, “His attention span was about 15-20 seconds. He has seizures. When he got in front of that board, (his) time with seizures was reduced. He was up there focused on that activity.”

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Topics: Education Technology, Podcast, Students with Special Needs

PODCAST: Motivating Young Women in STEM

Posted by Boxlight on Apr 14, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Hannah Olson, Co-Creator of the award-winning MyStemKits STEM Curriculum, recently spoke with Larry Jacobs from Equity and Access Pre K-12 (ace-ed.org) on the topic of STEM education and careers, particularly encouraging young women to explore what STEM has to offer.

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Topics: STEM, STEM education, Podcast

Podcast: Understanding the New Federal Funding for Schools

Posted by Boxlight on Mar 3, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Dr. Don Gemeinhardt joined the Boxlight family late last year as Director of Strategic Funding. He is a grant and proposal subject matter expert who has worked with various companies involved with education, compliance training, and student, faculty, and police officer development. His role at Boxlight is focused on helping schools and districts identify funding opportunities for education technology, STEM solutions, and professional development.

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Topics: Funding, Podcast

Optimizing the Ed Tech Ecosystem: A Conversation with Aleasha Stevens

Posted by Boxlight on Feb 8, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Boxlight recently welcomed Aleasha Stevens to the company where she will serve as Education Consultant and lead the development and delivery of the company’s virtual learning center. In this role, she will use best practices to facilitate demonstrations on Boxlight education technology solutions including interactive displays, MimioStudio lesson creation and presentation software, and the MimioConnect blended learning platform. Stevens is driven by a passion to advocate for the needs of all learners, particularly those who have not been empowered to do so for themselves. This has led her to dedicate her life to advocating for the needs of children as a classroom teacher, literacy program director, VP of Education Services, and an education technology consultant.

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Topics: partner communications, virtual classroom, Podcast

PODCAST: Teach from Everywhere and Do It Seamlessly

Posted by Boxlight on Dec 16, 2020 9:30:00 AM

In June of this year, we launched the MimioConnect® Blended Learning Platform and the mind behind this innovative teaching and learning medium is Darin Beamish, VP of Software Development at Boxlight. Darin recently spent time talking with Larry Jacobs from Equity and Access (ace-ed.org), explaining the why and how of MimioConnect for any learning environment.

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Topics: MimioConnect, Podcast

PODCAST: Display Technology and the Hybrid Learning Environment

Posted by Boxlight on Nov 25, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Recently, Larry Jacobs from Equity and Access (ace-ed.org) had a chat with Mario DiAntonio, Sales Director for Strategic Partnerships for Samsung Electronics America. The discussion centered on how display technology has helped educators boost interactive learning and student engagement, even within a hybrid learning environment.

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Topics: hybrid learning, Samsung, Podcast

PODCAST: Skills Needed for Quality STEM Education

Posted by Melizza Cuizon on Nov 18, 2020 11:06:04 AM

“STEM can be affordable. STEM can be easy-to-implement. You just need to know where to go and what to do.” – Braydon Moreno, co-founder of Robo 3D

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Topics: STEM, STEM education, Podcast

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