Adding audio to your presentations should be simple: just hit play on your device, and sound comes out of your PA system. Right?
As many event planners have found out the hard way, it’s not so easy. Different media players have different audio adapter sizes, cords aren’t always long enough and PA systems don’t always offer enough audio inputs.
Fortunately,… Read the rest
Regardless of their level of study, many students find it easier to learn by listening rather than by simply looking.
That’s why listening or learning centers, which add sound to a teacher’s repertoire, are now standard equipment in many schools and classrooms.
A listening center features three primary components:
Hub that links multiple headsets to the… Read the rest
The school year is about to start and once again teachers everywhere face the age-old problem of how to grab students’ attention in a world where distraction runs rampant.
Portable classroom sound systems are an affordable and proven way to boost a teacher’s voice to all corners of the classroom, gymnasium or schoolyard.
If you’re seeking an affordable sound system… Read the rest
A mixer is an essential device for recording and performing artists, as well as audio engineers.
You can use a mixer almost anywhere to help meet your audio needs, including at a recording studio, business conference, church event or school play.
If you’re looking for a powerful, reliable and portable mixer, I highly recommend the Yamaha MG166CX 16-Channel Mixer with… Read the rest
Are your kids falling behind at school? Portable personal amplifiers could be a solution.
Many students with hearing problems — both diagnosed and undiagnosed — will lose valuable classroom time simply because they can’t hear.
In addition to the obvious problem of not comprehending the teacher’s lessons, there’s an additional (and very common) problem with hearing-impaired students losing focus due… Read the rest
How Wireless Assistive Listening Systems Benefit Kids & Teachers
It seems obvious: kids learn better when they can hear their lessons. Classroom PA systems are a great way to overcome acoustical challenges for students with unimpaired hearing.
But how can you improve the classroom experience for students with mild hearing impairment?
Good educational practices- not to mention ADA requirements –… Read the rest
How to choose a jackbox for your classroom listening center
Classroom listening centers enhance visual lessons with audio.
Listening centers (or learning centers) consist of three components: a media player, headphones, and a hub to distribute audio signals to multiple listeners.
Although wireless transmitters or outputs on the media player itself often suffice for a hub, an easy way to… Read the rest
6 Features to Consider When Purchasing A Classroom Learning Center
From pre-K through adult education or even for home schooling, many students find learning enhanced by listening rather than looking.
That’s why learning centers, which use sound to help you teach, are standard classroom AV equipment.
Learning centers not only reinforce and enhance visual learning, but also help students with… Read the rest
What is a multimedia boombox?
Multimedia boomboxes have come a long way from the suitcase-size systems that earned their bassy moniker with their explosive entry onto city streets in the mid-1980s.
Generally speaking, boomboxes still follow the same familiar blueprint: a portable stereo system that plays a variety of media formats through self-contained speakers, often with enhancements to pump up… Read the rest
Card Readers Improve Reading Skills In the Classroom & At Home
It can be a challenge motivating your kids to keep learning outside the classroom. And we’ve got the tools to help you – namely, card readers!
What Is a Card Reader?
Card readers are interactive learning tools that use visual aids to help children better comprehend their lessons –… Read the rest
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