Extron SMP Systems Enable Online Learning

Extron is committed to helping educational institutions of all sizes respond to the recent dramatic shift toward online learning. As part of this commitment, Extron is offering education customers special pricing and grants for its online learning solutions, including the SMP Series. SMP Series high performance recording and streaming products extend the power of live and on-demand video for lessons and training far beyond traditional walls. The SMP Series makes it easy for instructors to quickly and inexpensively record and stream live or ad-hoc content to communicate virtually with students on almost any device in any location.

“Our streaming solutions help connect learners to educational content anytime, anywhere, on any device,” says Casey Hall, Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing. “Whether you’re looking for a simple flash drive recording, or fully-automated recording, publishing, and live streaming, Extron SMP Series products empower anyone, of any skill level, to easily and efficiently record and stream high quality presentations.”

Ideal for use in virtually any presentation environment, SMP solutions capture and distribute AV sources and presentations as live streaming and recorded media. Easily stream live to popular hosting services such as YouTube, Facebook Live, Twitch, Vimeo and Wowza, as well as publish content to common video platforms including Kaltura, Panopto, and Opencast. Popular applications include lecture capture, presentation streaming, corporate training, and meeting and conference recording.…Read More

IT Solutions: Hardware and Management Guide

We are excited to bring you the fourth in a series of eSchool News Guides, which are full of resources, tips, trends, and insight from industry experts on a variety of topics that are essential to the classroom, school, and district.

February 2020 Guide: Stem, Steam & Makerspaces

We are excited to bring you the fourth in a series of eSchool News Guides, which are full of resources, tips, trends, and insight from industry experts on a variety of topics that are essential to the classroom, school, and district.

December 2019 Guide: School Safety

We are excited to bring you the third in a series of eSchool News Guides, which are full of resources, tips, trends, and insight from industry experts on a variety of topics that are essential to the classroom, school, and district.

November 2019 Guide: Digital & Mobile Learning

We are excited to bring you the second in a series of eSchool News Guides, which are full of resources, tips, trends, and insight from industry experts on a variety of topics that are essential to the classroom, school, and district.

eSchool News launches innovative Robotics Guide for educators

We are excited to bring you the very first in a series of eSchool News Guides, which are full of resources, tips, trends, and insight from industry experts on a variety of topics that are essential to the classroom, school, and district.

This first guide, the eSchool News Robotics Guide, offers expert insight on why robotics is quickly becoming a cornerstone of classroom instruction. In the guide, we take a look at resources to make robotics instruction a bit more manageable. Plus, we’re giving you robotics grants and funding tips, showing you how real teachers incorporate robotics into their classrooms, and linking you to robotics learning apps.

Have you dreamed of building a robotics education program in your school or district? In the eSchool News Robotics Guide, we feature a story outlining how one educator did just that. Do you want to introduce your students to robotics, but find yourself cash-strapped without available funding to finance that goal? We’ve compiled a list of robotics grants to help.…Read More

October 2019 Guide: Robotics

We are excited to bring you the very first in a series of eSchool News Guides, which are full of resources, tips, trends, and insight from industry experts on a variety of topics that are essential to the classroom, school, and district.

The eSchool News Robotics Guide offers expert insight on why robotics is quickly becoming a cornerstone of classroom instruction. In the guide, we take a look at resources to make robotics instruction a bit more manageable. Plus, we’re giving you robotics grants and funding tips, showing you how real teachers incorporate robotics into their classrooms, and linking you to robotics learning apps.

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6 of the coolest education grants we’ve ever heard about

Funding usually sits at the top of school leaders’ list of challenges, and for good reason–there’s only so much money to go around. That’s where education grants come in, and we’ve got some unique ones worth exploring.

Do you have community-oriented students who have fantastic ideas to solve specific challenges? Or maybe you’re a teacher who has used a certain beloved book series in core curriculum. And did we mention a cruise? (Yes, these are education grants.)

Read more: 6 district management challenges, solved…Read More

5 Cool STEM Grants for 2019

Although we’re still in the middle of our current school year, it’s never too early to get a jump on grants for the 2019-2020 year–especially where STEM funding is concerned.

Grants of all sizes can support research to learn more about STEM instruction, or can help pique students’ interest in STEM.

Check out the following 5 STEM grants–some are research-based, others are for teachers, and a couple are focused around student involvement…Read More