Giving a presentation to school kids is great fun but kids can be a tough crowd. This is especially true when the subject matter is difficult. Thankfully, there are several ways to give a great presentation no matter what you’re presenting. Audiovisual for school halls First of all, your audiovisual equipment needs to be adequate … Continue reading How to give a great presentation to school kids
Throw some speakers up and smack a TV on the wall. Job done? Think again. The best audio-visual experiences have a thoughtful design. It’s about more than technology. It’s about making technology work as well as possible. The aim of audiovisual design is to provide an optimal user experience. There’s a reason why cinemas spend … Continue reading The importance of good audio visual design
Since the outbreak of COVID-19 remote working has become a normal part of life. The popularity of collaboration tools like Zoom and Skype has rocketed as businesses rush to stay connected with their workforce. However, while Zoom and other video conferencing tools get all the plaudits for keeping businesses going, powering these interactions is the … Continue reading How webcams are helping online meetings
Visualisers are electronic devices with a height and tilt-adjustable camera on an arm that’s connected to an external display like a TV or monitor. The camera lets you display a video feed on the display in real-time for interactive lessons and learning. Visualisers have been in the classroom for over a decade however the technology … Continue reading What is a Visualiser for the Classroom?
Review summary: You won’t power a rock concert with them, but the Sahara Wall Mounted Active Speakers are proof that competent active speakers don’t have to break the bank. They have their own in-built amplifier, detachable power cords, and they deliver professional-quality audio on a small budget, making them ideal for schools, studios and meeting … Continue reading Sahara Wall Mounted Active Speakers Review
Epson is one of the biggest names in the projector space with a series of projectors that cater for most budgets and technical requirements. Compared to other brands, they tend to run on the affordable side with a good range of features. The Epson EB-680 Ultra Short Throw Projector is one such affordable option. Priced … Continue reading Epson EB-680 Ultra Short Throw Projector Review
Classrooms are a breeding ground for creativity, but dull lessons can lead to students misbehaving and socialising when they shouldn’t be. One of the best ways to keep students interested during class is to harness their love of touchscreens. All your students probably have a smartphone, and plenty more will have an iPad or tablet … Continue reading Why use interactive touchscreens in schools?
Review summary: These Active Stereo Classroom Speakers produce a powerful and high-quality sound with the benefit of an in-built power amplifier. The 5.25″ bass driver and 1″ Neodymium dome tweeter configuration are suitable for music and voice amplification, with a vented designed to reduce heat and improve performance. Active Stereo Classroom Speakers-2 X 20w review … Continue reading Active Stereo Classroom Speakers-2 X 20w review
If you go back thirty years, teachers were writing and illustrating on blackboards with chalk to engage students in the classroom. Ten years later, whiteboards moved the game on with dry erase ink, but this was hardly a technological revolution. The first interactive screens, introduced in the 2010s, were a technological revolution, bringing centralised collaboration … Continue reading How to choose interactive screens for classrooms
As smartphones and other touchscreen devices have evolved, the way people learn has evolved too. In classrooms, personal devices are banned for good reason, but nothing is stopping schools from using touchscreens in classrooms to increase engagement and make lessons more fun, interesting and rewarding. What is an interactive touchscreen? An interactive touchscreen is a … Continue reading Is an interactive touchscreen worth buying for classrooms?
Ultra-short throw projectors are capable of throwing a very large image onto a screen from a very short distance. This has a few benefits. Firstly, it is great for rooms with limited space, because very little distance is needed between the projector and screen. Secondly, the short distance means that ambient light does not get … Continue reading Epson EB-680 Ultra Short Throw Lamp Projector Review
Ever since everyday business began taking place on laptops and notepads, the role of the projector has been essential. It’s simply the fastest way to share information with colleagues and they’re just as essential in the education sector too, with teachers sharing web-pages, videos and bespoke presentations with their class with exceptional ease. Projectors, however, … Continue reading Common Projector Screen Terms Explained