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The ProColor Adds MimioMessage

Posted by Boxlight on Jan 25, 2022 9:15:00 AM

Clearly, COVID-19 and its multiple variants have permanently changed how schools operate. More districts are implementing methods for sharing information quickly as needs arise – in many cases, daily. While sending emails and SMS messages are still popular, schools can also use their interactive displays to send important alerts and messages so that teachers, school staff, students, and parents can stay informed. The award-winning ProColor interactive display by Boxlight has recently added MimioMessage - an easy-to-use application that turns the display into a communications tool.  

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Topics: Education Technology, ProColor, MimioMessage

Boxlight Solutions Named Best of 2021

Posted by Boxlight on Jan 24, 2022 9:06:48 AM

We are starting off 2022 with amazing news – we are proud to announce that FOUR of our solutions won Best of 2021 from Tech&Learning. The purpose of the awards was to recognize educational technology that exceptionally supported teachers and students in 2021, no matter what the learning environment. A panel of educators evaluated nominations based on a set of criteria such as the product’s ability to support different learning environments and student needs, versatility, and ease of use. Which Boxlight solutions were recognized by this well-respected organization? 

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Topics: Professional Development for Teachers, awards, MyStemKits, ProColor, MimioSTEM, interactive displays, Boxlight-EOS Education

ProColor Series 3 January 2022 Firmware Release Notes

Posted by Boxlight on Jan 14, 2022 9:00:00 AM

The award-winning ProColor interactive display has announced new firmware release notes, including the addition of the MimioMessage app which turns the display into a communications tool. Users can use MimioMessage to broadcast messages, information, and alerts to staff, students, and visitors to a site (school, district offices, etc.). More information on this innovative app available on all ProColor displays will be coming soon! 

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Topics: ProColor, Update

Portable Interactive Displays Help a District Creatively Use School Spaces

Posted by Boxlight on Nov 4, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Ord Public Schools (Ord, NE) serve 550 students in K-12 from four different counties. Ord has consistently worked to raise the bar when it comes to learning for its students. For example, Ord Elementary was selected as a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School for its high standards of Academic Learning and achievement. In addition, Ord Junior-Senior High School strives to provide its students with a comprehensive educational experience. To align its academic goals for continued student achievement and success, Ord has implemented educational technology to meet the needs of this generation of digital learners such as 1:1 Chromebooks. 

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Topics: Case Studies, ProColor, interactive displays

A District ‘Levels the Playing Field’ with ProColor Interactive Displays

Posted by Boxlight on Sep 23, 2021 9:15:00 AM

South Allegheny School District (McKeesport, PA) promotes the pursuit of knowledge by helping foster communication, collaboration, creative problem solving, and personal responsibility. South Allegheny serves about 1500 students and district leaders recognized that a “level playing field” was needed. The district previously added interactive whiteboards and projectors to help teachers engage students in new ways, and even had six interactive displays for use with the intent of incorporating more technology to boost engagement. Unfortunately, there was a lack of use with this educational technology. The solution? A district-wide investment in interactive displays in each classroom. 

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Topics: Case Studies, ProColor, interactive displays

Increased Student Engagement Made Possible with Innovative Interactive Technology

Posted by Boxlight on Jun 17, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Laurel School District (New Castle, PA) has the goal of “equipping students to become knowledgeable, responsible, and engaged contributors” to society, and since the early 2000s has worked to implement education technology like interactive whiteboards to meet this goal. Unfortunately, interactive whiteboards only had pockets of success and use was generally low for both teachers and students. Robert Lee, Director of Administrative Services at Laurel SD commented, “We wanted to infuse educational technology that allows our students to be active participants.”

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Topics: Case Studies, ProColor

Case Study: Cutting Edge Technology Spark Engagement for Science Students

Posted by Boxlight on Jun 10, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Central Kitsap School District (Silverdale, WA) is a large district with 12 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, 2 high schools, a secondary school (grades 6 – 12), and a K-12 community school serving over 11,500 students. A primary goal for Central Kitsap SD is to make sure that students have the skills needed to face challenges “in school and beyond graduation.” To do this, the district Department of Information Services and Technology (DIS) works to provide the technology needed to support, and spark, student learning in innovative ways. DIS faced the challenge of trying to extend the value of aging, wall-mounted projectors of varying ages and functionalities. They wanted a teaching and learning solution that would not only allow for more STEM integration, but essentially serve as a multi-use product to update their science learning environments.

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Topics: Case Studies, ProColor

Case Study: Innovating Classrooms to Support Digital Natives

Posted by Boxlight on May 27, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Hickory Creek Elementary School (Warren County Schools, McMinnville, TN) has a vision of motivating their students to “strive for academic excellence” so that they are empowered to “become productive members of society.” Principal Mike Mansfield and Katrina Haley, Director of Technology at Warren County Schools, understand that this generation’s children are digital natives so to best serve their needs, as well as prepare them for the future, they look for ed tech solutions that will engage both students and teachers.

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Topics: Case Studies, ProColor

A District Revamps Ed Tech with ProColor for Improved Engagement

Posted by Boxlight on May 20, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Shamrock Independent School District (Shamrock, TX, U.S.) has long strived to provide its teachers and students with innovative technology to engage and boost active participation in all grades, whatever the situation. A case in point, they were able to respond quickly to school closures due to the pandemic because they are a 1:1 school and students could connect to remote learning without extensive issues.

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Topics: Case Studies, ProColor

A Rapidly Growing District Finds Success with Boxlight Technology

Posted by Boxlight on Apr 29, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Bennington Public Schools (Bennington, NE) is a quickly growing district that has gone from one K-12 school in 2005 to six schools today, including a new elementary school that opened two years ago. Bennington expects to open two more elementary schools, and another middle school and high school within the next 10 years. According to the district website, their mission is “to provide educational opportunities in a safe, caring environment that will prepare all students to meet the challenges of the future.”

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Topics: Case Studies, ProColor

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