The Most Efficient Way to Charge Your Classroom Devices

With technology continuing to accelerate its advancement, there’s no shortage of solutions that can enhance student learning.  Everything from Multimedia Computer Cabinets to Computer Lab Desks, Information Technology is taking us towards a paperless society.  However, while it’s debatable whether or not to allow students to use their own devices, classroom devices are continuing to grow in popularity. From networked ‘clickers’ to packs of Nexus 7’s, charging them individually on a power strip is both impractical and a safety hazard. Instead of dealing with a rat’s nest of tangled power cords, it might be time to consider a classroom charging station.

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If you have incorporated tablets into your lesson plans and find yourself tied up teaching all day, it can be difficult to keep shared devices charged up without an efficient system. Any hour that you’re not teaching, you probably want your devices to be ‘topping-off’. A charging cart, perhaps placed near the door where students can come in and pick up and drop off on their way out, is a fantastic solution. By integrating a tidy charging solution, you can minimize classroom interruptions due to technical difficulties. Continue reading

Teacher Organization for a Mobile Classroom

As a teacher, you know that organization is the key to working efficiently. Tracking and managing student paperwork, keeping track of instructional materials and maintaining your inventory of classroom supplies can be a daunting task in and of itself. But when you’re a teacher with a mobile classroom, this process can be even more overwhelming.

Some teachers have dedicated instructional space. Others are in a variety of different environments and group settings throughout the day. This constant movement requires extra planning and specific equipment. When adapting your organization tactics for mobility, think ease of use (or in this case, ease of movement):

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2016 Budget Tip: Office Video Conferencing is Smarter Than Ever

Office Video Conferencing has become increasing popular over the past few years. Increasing travel costs, improvements in video conferencing technology, and the realization that time IS money are key drivers. In fact, reducing operational expenses was the key reason cited by respondents in a global survey. A less obvious reason for the growth: collaboration is no longer just a politically-correct watchword – it’s the way the world works.

Multimedia tables and video conference-friendly office furniture is no longer just “nice to have;” it’s a necessity in 2016.

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Are Your Students Getting Tablets Next Year?

No one can deny that technology has made huge changes in education. It has made knowledge more accessible and interactive, and it has made many aspects of teaching easier. Schools are frequently fully embracing this by buying laptops and tablets for their schools. This can be a wonderful boom, but they don’t provide the most use to students without tablet & laptop storage carts. Here you will find out how to get the most out of these great carts.

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