New System Extends Teachers’ Natural Voice Throughout Classroom
Enhances Audibility, Intelligibility, Learning
David Posnack Jewish Day School announced today that is has chosen Redcat® from Lightspeed Technologies, Inc. for use in all Lower School classrooms. The system, which has been installed as of today, uses proprietary technology to extend a teacher’s natural voice to every part of the classroom equally through the use of a wireless microphone. By eliminating variations in volume and “dead zones,” Redcat® improves audibility and intelligibility.
Research conducted by Lightspeed has demonstrated that enabling students to hear every word no matter where they sit in the classroom improves teacher-student connection and maximizes learning. The company refers to the system as an “exciter technology” because of the way Redcat® “excites” voice signals, radiating sounds evenly throughout the classroom. Of the new system, Dr. Richard Cuenca, Posnack’s Head of School, said: “This is just one important example of how our school uses technology in meaningful ways to improve learning outcomes for our students.” David Posnack Jewish Day School is the first and only school in Broward County to utilize the Redcat® technology in every K-5 classroom.
About David Posnack Jewish Day School
David Posnack Jewish Day School is the premier K-12 dual-curriculum college preparatory academy in Broward County. Posnack offers a vibrant school community that nurtures each child’s individual potential. With exceptional facilities—including state of the art science labs—outstanding faculty, incredible programming, and cutting edge technology, Posnack equips students for success in a complex and interdependent world. Our graduates rank in the top 5% of college applicants nationwide and are admitted to the finest colleges and universities in the United States and around the world. For more information go to: http://posnackschool.org/
About Lightspeed Technologies, Inc.
Established in 1990, Lightspeed Technologies, Inc. manufactured aviation headsets and later professional wireless microphones used in the entertainment industry. In 1994 Lightspeed introduced a line of high-quality classroom audio systems and made a total commitment to improve the learning environment for students. Lightspeed continues investing in research and development to provide the best technology and most reliable products in the industry. For more information go to: https://www.lightspeed-tek.com