Guest Blogger: Changing Times in Video Production

Brian Wardyga is a trusted name in digital media education. With a background in audio/visual production he took his expertise to the classroom where he has taught at numerous schools and has been able to build up a program and turn it into a truly interesting and hands on experience for students. Brian acknowledges the … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Collaboration & Innovation – Getting Your Teams to Step Up!

Out of the 400,000+ products I have to market for US Markerboard one of my favorite is IdeaPaint. One of the main focuses of this blog has been innovative products and services for schools and businesses, and so far they’ve all been applications or websites. IdeaPaint is good old fashion creativity that has a cool … Continue reading

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The Rise of PTOs and PTAs

Since beginning at US Markerboard I’ve learned a great deal about the education system in our country. It’s amazing how much research goes into marketing to schools and educational outlets. Schools and teachers are the toughest to market to because of the stringent guidelines they are forced into due to their incomprehensibly tight budgets. So … Continue reading

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Going Green While Saving Green

As Earth Day came and went, we saw a week of innovations in the green initiative. Since Al Gore’s Oscar winning movie “Inconvenient Truth,” the world has been obsessed with revitalizing the economy through means of a more socially conscious way of life…or “going green.” Corporations have embraced the new social experiment as a way … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Technology – Leveling the Playing Field for Children with Learning Disabilities

As we discussed in yesterday’s post, technology is becoming more and more prevalent in today’s classroom. As the internet, video games, and television take over the lives of kids, its no surprise that their attention spans while at school are minuscule to non-existent. One way to combat this is to include all of those aspects … Continue reading

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The Role of Technology in The Classroom

As the internet and technology become more prevalent in our daily lives, there seems to be one industry that hasn’t quite got the message yet, schools. It’s a bit confusing and almost ironic that these places for knowledge and expansion haven’t really caught on to the tech wave like just about every other industry, ever. … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: CSMC Relieves a Principal’s Headache

As you may recall we talked about the growing trend in Charter Schools on Wednesday. In that article we discussed one of the obstacles plaguing charter schools and even considered it a potential reason to shy away from some of them. The issue of course is management; in a typical school system the principal covers … Continue reading

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To Charter or Not to Charter?

After working in the school furnishing industry for a little while, you start to notice a few trends in sales and where they are coming from. When dealing with public schools, often times you speak with teachers who say they would love to purchase that Copernicus learning cart but unfortunately due to the economy and … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: The Education of Lyrical

PM Plourde is the poster-child for this blog. The week he is our guest blogger and you can learn his story through his own words, but when I say his influence as an educator has affected many, its an understatement. His rap alter-ego “Lyrical” is the darling of the Boston hip hop scene, one of … Continue reading

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The iPad: Changing the Future of the Classrooms

I hate to jump on bandwagons, but since this blog revolves around innovation in education and business, I wouldn’t be doing my job to write a post on the new Apple iPad. The iPad has been dubbed the future of classroom education offering students and teachers an interactive way to learn. I visited an Apple … Continue reading

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