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#1. Enhanced visual learning

Concepts that can be demonstrated visually are more likely to be retained. Students, for example, are far more likely to understand a discussion of a particular chemical reaction if they can see it play out before their very eyes - rather than simply reading about it in a book or having it described by a teacher. The Elmo Board is a large, standalone touch-sensitive display that can be used with a connected camera called the Visualizer, boasting some impressive zoom capabilities. Using this setup, teachers can demonstrate live experiments at the front of the classroom, adding a much-needed visual component to their teaching. The Elmo Board also features its own apps and other valuable abilities, such as the possibility of using it to play video. With the aid of such a versatile multimedia tool, teachers have a new way to rethink lesson plans to embrace the power of visual learning.

#2. Enhance interaction with the class

With a traditional blackboard or whiteboard, teachers may spend much of each lesson with their backs to the students, writing down notes. Not only is this less engaging to students, but it can also make it difficult to monitor the behavior of students in the classroom. Using a smart display, teachers can spend more of the lesson addressing students directly, rather than reproducing notes they already had written down ahead of the lesson. This is both a more efficient use of time in the classroom, and can also have considerable positive impacts when it comes to making lessons more lively and interactive, as well as improving behavior.

#3. Build on the mantra of digital-first learning

Many schools today embrace the digital revolution, opting to give students tablets and computers as part of their learning experience. A smart display at the front of the class means that teachers can more easily demonstrate how to use a particular app or provide other help. They can also adapt lessons to be more interactive, utilizing the same hyperlinks and multimedia that increasingly represent the way that students learn. A blackboard or whiteboard can’t provide teachers with a way to readily access the internet, the world’s largest information resource. A smart display can. In doing so, it brings teachers into line with the tools available to students.

#4. They’re low maintenance

How many cumulative hours do teachers spend wiping blackboards and whiteboards during and after classes? This might seem a minor point, but the ability to ditch the messy chalk or pen required for traditional classroom writing surfaces is a game-changer. That aspect of smart displays is something that should not be overlooked. Their low maintenance requirements make them a crucial classroom innovation.

#5. They are environmentally friendly

Plenty has been written about the paperless office, but how about the paperless classroom? Teachers still frequently make use of photocopiers to hand out notes for the classroom. Using a smart display, teachers can show that same information to the class without having to waste the copious amounts of paper and ink that they currently do when it comes to prepping for a particular lesson. Not only does this save the environment - it also saves a whole lot of time, too. Visit: https://edtechnology.co.uk/directory-listing/elmo/ 
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#1. It adds to the immediacy of learning

Copying down notes about a chemical reaction can seem a little dry and abstract. But what if you, the teacher, carried out that exact experiment on your desk, right in front of the students? Suddenly an experience that might have sounded like an irrelevant piece of information dragged out of a dusty old textbook becomes an experience students are unlikely to forget. One great tool when it comes to helping with this is the Elmo Board and Visualizer. A large, standalone touch-sensitive display which functions as its own computer (and not a second screen for another device), the Elmo Board is like an enormous tablet for the classroom – boasting not just its own apps, but also its own impressive camera, which can be used for immediately broadcasting footage to the classroom. Using the Elmo Board, teachers can do everything from filming experiments and showing them in real-time to carrying out live annotation of documents. It’s a great way of bringing more immediacy into the classroom. 

#2. It cultivates the right attitude in learners

Today’s learners are going to be tomorrow’s leaders. Adopting innovation in the classroom and challenging the way that things are done instills the attitude that it’s important to be lifelong learners willing to bring about change. Like anyone, teachers can get stuck in a mindset that, if something isn’t broken, it doesn’t need fixing. While there’s an element of truth to that, it’s also true that innovation can shake up our preconceived notions and make us explore fresh angles. Innovation in the classroom shows how valuable this mentality is. What better lesson to instil in your students?

#3. It finds new ways to reach students

It can be easy to dismiss the use of some technologies as gimmicks. If they’re not deployed in a thoughtful, considered manner, that’s a justifiable criticism. But when they’re used in the right context, the results can be like magic. Suddenly students who may have been difficult to get excited about a certain topic find their enthusiasm and understanding of it taking a major leap forward. Other students may find that the use of these tools enables them to explore a different side of a subject they thought they understood, and maybe even to learn a bit more about the optimal ways that they absorb information. Whether it’s virtual reality, augmented reality, robots, 3D printers, or whatever other emerging technology, the results can be game-changing for learning outcomes.

#4. It helps prepare students for the future

Today’s students are going to grow up in a very different world, technologically, from the one their parents inhabited. If you think that changes like social media and smartphones have been big (and they very much have been!), they risk fading into oblivion when it comes to massive advances in AI, neural implants, driverless cars, robots in the workplace, and the myriad innovations expected to arrive in the coming decades. Educators aren’t just trying to win over a tech-savvy audience of students by making use of the latest innovations in the classroom; it’s also their duty to prepare students for a future that is going to require them to get to grips with groundbreaking tech. What better way to do this than to normalise its use in the classroom? It’s like presenting a roadmap to the future Join ELMO in their special presentation on 7th December 2021 - register here [post_title] => Why technological innovation needs to be a part of every classroom [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => why-technological-innovation-needs-to-be-a-part-of-every-classroom [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2021-12-03 16:18:29 [post_modified_gmt] => 2021-12-03 16:18:29 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://edtechnology.co.uk/?p=48007 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [2] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 47983 [post_author] => 83 [post_date] => 2021-12-02 12:24:20 [post_date_gmt] => 2021-12-02 12:24:20 [post_content] => Whether it’s cutting-edge smart displays for the classroom or the usage of big data analytics to improve learning outcomes, here are four examples of groundbreaking tech trends that are reshaping education in 2021 and beyond.

Smart displays

The blackboard or whiteboard has been a fixture of classrooms for decades, allowing the teacher to stand at the front of the class and write notes or draw diagrams that can be read and seen by everyone in the classroom. Smart displays take this core concept and update it for the 2020s – and beyond. The Elmo Board and Visualizer is a standalone touch-sensitive 4K display that operates as its own computer, rather than as a second screen for another device. It comes with its own dedicated apps and can do everything from showing videos to presenting written information. One of its best features is the Visualizer camera – complete with impressive zoom capabilities – which can be used for filming in the classroom and then putting this information up on the big screen for learners to see. Whether it’s live annotating a piece of work or showing a science experiment live, tools like the Elmo Board are a game-changer when it comes to presenting information in the classroom – and making them more interactive in the process.

Data analytics

When it comes to value, data – as the saying goes – is the new oil. One of the many areas data shows its value is in the classroom. While good teachers have always been able to pick up on the subtle (and not so subtle) signals regarding how individual students are learning, big data and data analytics certainly have a role to play. They can help build the optimal learning environment by picking up on cues that can indicate broader learning trends and highlight opportunities for possible intervention. On a larger scale, data analytics can aid schools in better allocating resources, whether that’s faculty, facilities or equipment to ensure the best possible outcomes. Every school has collected data for years. Now that data is finally being put to use.

VR, AR, and other immersive technologies

There is no better feeling, either as a student or an educator, than when a class gets 'lost' in a particular topic, meaning that they are so deeply engaged that it no longer feels like learning at all. New immersive technologies like virtual reality and augmented reality can help, offering fresh and innovative ways for teachers to introduce information in a manner that can help deepen understanding and battle learner apathy. For example, imagine helping students visualise a scene for a story they’re writing by placing them in a virtual environment that lets them absorb the sights and sounds before they put pen to paper. Or what if students studying a particular piece of architecture were able to explore it in AR, walking around the classroom to see it from different angles? The rise of immersive technologies able to appeal to different senses – sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste – opens up new educational possibilities that can help reimagine how learning is done.

One-on-one computing

There was a time, not all that long ago, when you could count the number of computers a typical school had available for students on both hands. Today, the age of having to share one computer among maybe a couple of dozen students is a distant memory. The concept of “one-to-one” computing, whereby every student has their own device, is increasingly widespread. In many cases, these devices – whether a laptop or a tablet – can be taken home by students and used for accessing everything from digital textbooks to tasks assigned for homework. It’s a great illustration of the democratisation of technology in action. Join ELMO at an upcoming webinar to look at STEM in the classroom: https://edtechnology.co.uk/live-panel/upcoming/special-presentation-bringing-stem-to-life/ [post_title] => Four tech trends reshaping education today [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => four-tech-trends-reshaping-education-today [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2021-12-03 16:20:33 [post_modified_gmt] => 2021-12-03 16:20:33 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://edtechnology.co.uk/?p=47983 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [3] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 47945 [post_author] => 83 [post_date] => 2021-12-01 11:31:28 [post_date_gmt] => 2021-12-01 11:31:28 [post_content] => Today, many teachers realise the value of making the classroom more of an interactive environment in which topics can be debated, practical demonstrations are carried out, lesson plans can vary on the fly, and new, cutting-edge technologies can help shake up learning as we know it.

Why is interaction in the classroom so important? How can technology like the Elmo Board help with this?

Here are four crucial points to consider; 1. Interaction is great for student engagement Visuals are good for student learning, helping information to be communicated more quickly, aiding with comprehension and ensuring that the points in question are retained for longer. Interactive displays like those made by Elmo enliven the classroom environment. A breakthrough lesson support system, the Elmo Board is a large touchscreen display for the classroom, complete with its own dedicated apps and a camera called the Visualizer that can be used for instantly throwing visual materials on screen – for everything from showing off live science experiments to carrying out live annotations of work. It can also play videos and far more, for an experience that’s a world away from the tired “chalk writing on a blackboard” of yesteryear. If interaction isn’t part of the classroom, learning can become stilted and passive. On the other hand, by incorporating interactive technologies like the Elmo Board, it becomes more engaging and memorable. That can only be a good thing. 2. It means that no two lessons have to be the same Teachers may have a lesson plan ahead of time, but embracing interactivity means that, while the destination might remain the same, the journey to get there can change. No two classes are alike, in terms of the questions students want to ask and, potentially, the ability levels of those learners. By embracing interactivity, teachers can adapt to the live environment of the classroom to create a more bespoke lesson that could branch off in unexpected directions. That can be great for learners and educators alike. 3. It roots learning in the real world One frequent criticism of some of the traditional approaches to classroom teaching is that it’s not obvious to students how this relates to the world around them. Discussing a formula in maths or a cellular process in biology might be important for teachers to cover, but if students find it too abstract they may fail to properly take it on board or realise why it matters. However, by rooting this kind of learning in the real world – perhaps through the use of a live experiment or a video demonstration – teachers can get students to better appreciate the relevance of these important lessons. Teaching is, after all, about preparing students to function and solve problems in the world, so this approach is a great way of enhancing that goal. 4. It can develop other important student skills Preparing students to pass exams is important. But school and the classroom is about a lot more than that – it’s also there to help develop rounded, confident learners who feel comfortable expressing themselves and asking questions. Cultivating that kind of environment is something a greater focus on interactivity can help with. Peer interaction can help even introverted students out of their shell, allowing them to participate in conversations that will help build confidence and enhance learning outcomes and understanding of different topics. If teachers decide to lean into interactivity in the classroom, that opens the door to more active engagement by students: making learning a two-way communication channel in the process.   Join ELMO in their special presentation: https://edtechnology.co.uk/live-panel/upcoming/special-presentation-bringing-stem-to-life/  [post_title] => Why interaction matters in the classroom [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => why-interaction-matters-in-the-classroom [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2021-12-08 10:44:04 [post_modified_gmt] => 2021-12-08 10:44:04 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://edtechnology.co.uk/?p=47945 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [4] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 47366 [post_author] => 83 [post_date] => 2021-11-01 16:38:39 [post_date_gmt] => 2021-11-01 16:38:39 [post_content] => With industries in these fields growing faster than ever, but with graduate numbers often falling short of requirements, STEM is one of the best and most fascinating career paths students can get onto. But how do teachers get their students excited about STEM? While the answer to any question like this is always “by being a great teacher”, there is no doubt that some cutting edge technology can certainly help. After all, it makes perfect sense that fast-moving fields built around technology should also benefit from that same revolution.  

The power of visual learning

Don’t think that introducing tech into the classroom is some kind of gimmick, though. There is plenty of evidence to show that visual aids are essential when it comes to enhancing the learning process. Research into the use of visual aids – such as pictures, projectors and videos – highlights just how important these tools are in the education system. One study concluded visual aids are “the best tool for making teaching effective.” Researchers found that, while 10% of people remember what they read, an impressive 50% remember what they hear and see. The study also noted that 83% of what is learned comes from sight. Fortunately, we live in an age in which there are more ways than ever for teachers and other educators to liven up the classroom environment with visual displays and demonstrations. While this isn’t exclusively applicable to the STEM world, it can certainly help in a field that often focuses on practical work.  

Cutting edge tech in action

For example, lessons in computer coding can be brought to life (figuratively, at least) by letting students try programming a robot to perform actions. Similarly, chemistry lessons can be made more memorable through the use of practical demonstrations and experiments. Meanwhile, augmented and virtual reality have almost unlimited scope when it comes to making visual learning possible. Want to shrink down in size and walk around inside a cell for your biology class? Want to learn how a jet engine functions for an engineering class? No problem: AR and VR can help with both. Then there’s 3D scanning and additive manufacturing (aka 3D printing), which opens up new possibilities inside the classroom. Used appropriately, these tools can help lead to a project-based, problem-based, inquiry based approach to STEM learning that is far more likely to actively engage students. In short, it makes STEM fun.  

Here comes Elmo

But these aren’t the only tools that can make the classroom of tomorrow a possibility today. In some cases, teachers or selected students will need to carry out demonstrations in front of the class. If a teacher is trying to talk through a demonstration involving an organism under different levels of magnification, or to show tadpoles in a fish tank, this can be difficult to do if that teacher has to address a large number of students. That’s where the Elmo R2 interactive flat panel board comes into play. A state-of-the-art lesson support system, the Elmo Board is a standalone touchscreen display that can run as its own computer. Think of it more like a giant tablet – complete with camera – rather than the kind of external display or overhead projector normally found in classrooms. Boasting its own dedicated apps, the Elmo Board and its associated Visualiser tool, a versatile connected camera, can be utilised by teachers to add a new dimension to classroom learning. For instance, a lesson based around the various stages in the lifecycle of a frog can use the Visualiser to look into a tank containing tadpoles, zooming in to see how they are developing. It even features an unobtrusively integrated LED light for optimal illumination with low reflection. The teacher can then compare the tadpoles’ current state to an earlier video to talk students through the topic in question. Elmo is a great example of the kind of technology that’s helping to bring the classroom into the 2020s. Thanks to tech such as this, teaching students in an engaging way is more possible than ever.  

Product specification

Elmo Europe are proud to announce the launch of their brand new R2 interactive flat panel range of products. There are four sizes in the range: 55-, 65-, 75- and 86-inch. The panels are feature-rich and boast a very high specification including 20-point touch, 4K resolution, palm recognition and IR Dryfit technology which significantly improves the sensitivity of the touch. The new look includes a brushed steel magnetic bezel for attaching the included pens and erasers. For ease of use there are various buttons and inputs on the front of bezel and two forward-facing 15w speakers producing exceptional sound. The panels have very flexible content options including various inputs including HDMI and Display Port for connecting any laptop, OPS slot for an OPS PC and integrated Android, including a wide range of applications including Zoom, web browser and white board. For a truly immersive learning experience Elmo have developed Elmo classroom software – wireless bi-directional file sharing and annotation software which enables teachers and students to share content from any device to maximise student engagement. Elmo will be showcasing the entire R2 range of products at the BETT and ISE trade shows early next year. For more information, or to arrange a demonstration of the products, please contact Toby Jackson on toby.jackson@elmoeurope.com or join the live panel discussion on 7th December to watch our live demo – click here. [post_title] => How tech is revolutionising the STEM classrooms of today [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => how-tech-is-revolutionising-the-stem-classrooms-of-today [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2021-11-01 16:38:39 [post_modified_gmt] => 2021-11-01 16:38:39 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://edtechnology.co.uk/?p=47366 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [5] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 32034 [post_author] => 77 [post_date] => 2020-08-14 16:13:12 [post_date_gmt] => 2020-08-14 15:13:12 [post_content] => In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, traditional education has changed, as teachers and students rely on technology more than ever to maintain their learning levels. Although technology has been used to encourage engagement and class participation, it's now allowing both teachers and students to work together in a safe classroom environment, also enabling interactivity and collaboration. In these uncertain times, edtech hardware is helping to transform the learning environment, allowing educators to meet a whole new series of challenges. If you have ever wondered what edtech hardware is available for use in the classroom and the ways they can benefit schools, colleges and universities, the guide below will help explain this type of edtech in more depth. Read on to find out the details that you’re looking for.

What brands manufacture edtech hardware?

There are several key brands within the edtech hardware marketplace; some of the most notable include Promethean, ELMO, Casio, SMART and Carillion.

What difference can edtech hardware make?

Edtech hardware can have several benefits for both teachers and students alike. Some common benefits of edtech hardware include:
  • Deliver a learning experience that Gen Z can fully engage with: Gen Z expects to use technology as part of their learning experience. Edtech helps to deliver a dynamic, flexible and more immersive environment, and allows educators to engage students with the technology they are familiar with.
  • Enable more collaboration: the collaborative nature of edtech hardware allows schools to reach more students and engage with them in a more effective way, for example through the use of virtual breakout groups. Through the use of video, online learning is just as effective as face-to-face time in the classroom, and feedback sessions can be delivered in this way too.
  • Greater flexibility: not only will teaching staff have more time to support students, but they can also reach learners regardless of their location or device. Study courses can also be tailored to meet the needs of different individuals, and students can use online tools to access content in completely new ways.
  • Bringing subjects to life: through the use of apps, interactive screens allow teachers to create dynamic and engaging lessons that bring their subjects to life. For example, teachers can record their screen and talk students through the key learning points via a video file, as well as create time challenges, polls and quizzes that encourage participation from students and further enhance their learning.

What types of edtech hardware are available?

When it comes to choosing edtech hardware, there are several different options available:
  • All-in-one solutions: Carillion’s an all-in-one Surface Hub 2 product can be used as a digital whiteboard, meetings platform, presentation device and collaborative computing solution. Powered by Windows 10, it features a 50.5” super slim, interactive 4K touchscreen, mobile stand, a 4K moveable camera and an interactive pen.
  • Interactive whiteboards: designed by Promethean to enhance the educational space, the ActivPanel front of class display device supports learning in the moment, also encouraging peer-to-peer collaboration. Completely interactive, it features pre-loaded apps, an Instant Whiteboarding App, and allows group discussion to take place in a more effective way. Additionally, the SMART board series provides a fully interactive solution for every educational need, helping to bridge the gap between physical and digital learning through sensors that can optimise the classroom environment and industry-leading touch and ink technology.
  • Calculator emulator: looking for a way to make maths easier for students to understand? With a Casio calculator emulator, you can enrich your maths lessons by sharing your screen directly with students, either in the classroom or on a remote basis. The calculator emulator not only looks and operates like the calculator you’re used to, but running on your computer it can help to enhance students’ learning in a number of ways.
  • Visualisers: using software for Windows/MacOS, the ELMO Interactive Toolbox (EIT) allows educators to make their teaching more interactive and engaging by zooming, rotating, highlighting, masking and freezing images, as well as annotating them. The Image Mate + Cloud (IM+C) also provides a web-based solution that's fully accessible via your chrome browser.

What else do educators needs to consider when it comes to edtech hardware?

To get maximum value from your edtech hardware, there are a few things to keep in mind when considering an investment. It’s important to ensure that the chosen solution is fit for purpose in terms of hardware and network infrastructure, as well as the user’s perspective. In addition, it’s important to ensure that the hardware is suitable for use in the institution’s classrooms, and that it easily allows teachers to enhance the learning space for students. Finally, you should make sure that wrap-around support is available from the manufacturer before, during and after purchase, which is something that a reputable and trusted provider will be able to assist with on a long-term basis. What’s clear is that edtech hardcare can benefit today’s learning environments in a number of ways. From delivering collaboration, without the need for physical engagement, to enabling blended learning, it's set to help educators navigate an uncertain few months ahead and adapt to a new way of teaching. To find out more about edtech hardware, read our buyer’s guides:
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Have control over the images you present

ELMO provides two applications, ELMO Interactive Toolbox (EIT) and Image Mate + Cloud (IM+C). ELMO Interactive Toolbox (EIT) software for Windows/MacOS allows you to zoom, rotate, highlight, mask and freeze images as well as annotate them, making teaching more interactive and engaging for students. Another popular function is whiteboard mode. For the duration of the session, and for the archive for the future, you can capture images and record short videos with ELMO Interactive Toolbox. EIT is available for download at www.elmoeurope.com Image Mate + Cloud (IM+C) is ELMO's web-based application and fully accessible via your chrome browser, requiring no download to your local drive. Find more information on how easy and useful the application is here: https://imagemate-c.com/

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EDUCATION WEBINAR

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Bringing STEM to life

Tuesday, June 21

11AM (BST)

With more and more young people being encouraged into STEM careers, educators at every level are looking for effective ways to deliver technical curriculums to today’s student for tomorrow’s workforce.

Alongside careful lesson planning and pedagogy, successful STEM learning means institutions teaching students of all ages need to invest in the right technology for an engaging experience.

Join us as we take a look at the must-have solutions for your STEM programme, from platforms to hardware, plus we’ll take an in depth look at wireless collaboration devices and interactive displays.

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Tallula Brogan - Education Technology Editor

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Nick Inoue

A vice president at ELMO Europe, I developed my business career mostly in the field of marketing in AV/IT industry since 1990 after graduating from a local university in Japan. With such a long and professional expertise, I came to ELMO Europe in 2018 and have been heading sales and marketing of ELMO brand, products and services in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region since then. I hope all the participants of our webinar will find something that may help educators, teachers and/or students to improve the quality of learning for future.

Toby Jackson

Heading the sales and marketing function at Elmo Europe, I am responsible for all aspects of sales and marketing of the Elmo portfolio including interactive white boards, wireless collaboration systems, control systems and visualisers. I cover the whole of the UK and Ireland and manage a large number of audio-visual resellers in the education and corporate sectors. My primary focus is to promote the full educational experience across the sector through our interactive learning classroom technology suite.

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ELMO was founded in 1921 in Japan as a trading company and started manufacturing in 1927 when our 1st film projector was launched. Since then, we are dedicating ourselves to develop and market products and services relating to visual and information, and aiming to contribute to society and community that seek a better life and solution.

Now ELMO is an inter-company of TECHNO HORIZON Group in Japan, and ELMO Europe is a subsidiary of it, in charge of sales and marketing in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region.

Its head office is located in Paris France.

We are marketing our products and services with our business partners in UK and Ireland for long time, and now planning to reopen a local office in UK this year in order to support customers more effectively.

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UPCOMING EDUCATION WEBINARS EDUCATION WEBINAR REPLAYS [post_title] => Special presentation - Bringing STEM to life [post_excerpt] => Live webinar with guests Elmo. Free to join. 7 December @ 11am London GMT... [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => open [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => special-presentation-bringing-stem-to-life [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2022-03-01 09:08:36 [post_modified_gmt] => 2022-03-01 09:08:36 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://edtechnology.co.uk/?p=47161 [menu_order] => 1110 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [8] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 21332 [post_author] => 73 [post_date] => 2020-01-27 15:06:34 [post_date_gmt] => 2020-01-27 15:06:34 [post_content] => ELMO was a proud exhibitor at the Bett Show 2020 in London from 22 - 25 January, showcasing their products and solutions to many curious visitors. This included the STEM Visualisers, ELMO Interactive Toolbox and ELMO’s collaboration and distance learning spaces! In case you missed them at Bett, or would like to find out more about their trial programme, you can follow this link: http://elementaryuk.com/STEMvisualiser/ Keep up to date with ELMO’s exciting products and success stories by following them on Twitter and YouTube: @ELMOEurope ELMO ELMO ELMO look forward to seeing you again at Bett Show next year! [post_title] => ELMO at Bett Show 2020 [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => elmo-bett-show-2020 [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2020-01-27 15:06:34 [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-01-27 15:06:34 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://edtechnology.co.uk/dashboard2/?post_type=blog&p=21332 [menu_order] => 1362 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [9] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 20995 [post_author] => 73 [post_date] => 2020-01-17 14:17:42 [post_date_gmt] => 2020-01-17 14:17:42 [post_content] => If you would like to discover new approaches to STEM Learning, you can find ELMO's booth at SK28 ! The team is already itching to present you the ELMO STEM Visualiser MA-1 and MO-2 Android with set up and training of the educational game « Scottie Go ! » which is developed by BeCREO Technologies. Elementary Technology is the exclusive provider of this training. If you are interested in this program, you can refer to the website and join the trial campaign. By visiting ELMO's booth at SK28, you’ll have the opportunity to discuss about how to use this concept during your classes and how to entertain your pupils while learning coding. Moreover, ELMO STEM visualisers have advanced features such as internet connection, annotations, recording functions and more powered by Android system, in addition to conventional functionality of visualiser. ELMO But this is not the only thing you can discover at ELMO's booth...ELMO staff will also be delighted to show you the new Interactive Whiteboard with Tablets that can streamline collaboration with your class group! Distributing and sharing content with your students is one of the solutions that allows them to learn from the palm of their hands. You will also discover how to compare all the contents of your pupils on just one large display, supporting the interaction between all your group’s ideas. For more details about Elmo Europe, please visit our website: https://www.elmoeurope.com/index.php/en/ ELMO [post_title] => ELMO will be present at Bett Show 2020 [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => elmo-at-bett-show-2020 [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2020-01-17 14:20:03 [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-01-17 14:20:03 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://edtechnology.co.uk/dashboard2/?post_type=blog&p=20995 [menu_order] => 1393 [post_type] => post [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) ) [post_count] => 10 [current_post] => -1 [in_the_loop] => [post] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 48085 [post_author] => 83 [post_date] => 2021-12-07 12:22:24 [post_date_gmt] => 2021-12-07 12:22:24 [post_content] => Far from an example of smart tech for the sake of smart tech, the Elmo Board can actually help better engage students -- and, in the process, help improve learning outcomes. Here are five ways it can turbocharge teaching - or, at least, make it a whole lot easier.

#1. Enhanced visual learning

Concepts that can be demonstrated visually are more likely to be retained. Students, for example, are far more likely to understand a discussion of a particular chemical reaction if they can see it play out before their very eyes - rather than simply reading about it in a book or having it described by a teacher. The Elmo Board is a large, standalone touch-sensitive display that can be used with a connected camera called the Visualizer, boasting some impressive zoom capabilities. Using this setup, teachers can demonstrate live experiments at the front of the classroom, adding a much-needed visual component to their teaching. The Elmo Board also features its own apps and other valuable abilities, such as the possibility of using it to play video. With the aid of such a versatile multimedia tool, teachers have a new way to rethink lesson plans to embrace the power of visual learning.

#2. Enhance interaction with the class

With a traditional blackboard or whiteboard, teachers may spend much of each lesson with their backs to the students, writing down notes. Not only is this less engaging to students, but it can also make it difficult to monitor the behavior of students in the classroom. Using a smart display, teachers can spend more of the lesson addressing students directly, rather than reproducing notes they already had written down ahead of the lesson. This is both a more efficient use of time in the classroom, and can also have considerable positive impacts when it comes to making lessons more lively and interactive, as well as improving behavior.

#3. Build on the mantra of digital-first learning

Many schools today embrace the digital revolution, opting to give students tablets and computers as part of their learning experience. A smart display at the front of the class means that teachers can more easily demonstrate how to use a particular app or provide other help. They can also adapt lessons to be more interactive, utilizing the same hyperlinks and multimedia that increasingly represent the way that students learn. A blackboard or whiteboard can’t provide teachers with a way to readily access the internet, the world’s largest information resource. A smart display can. In doing so, it brings teachers into line with the tools available to students.

#4. They’re low maintenance

How many cumulative hours do teachers spend wiping blackboards and whiteboards during and after classes? This might seem a minor point, but the ability to ditch the messy chalk or pen required for traditional classroom writing surfaces is a game-changer. That aspect of smart displays is something that should not be overlooked. Their low maintenance requirements make them a crucial classroom innovation.

#5. They are environmentally friendly

Plenty has been written about the paperless office, but how about the paperless classroom? Teachers still frequently make use of photocopiers to hand out notes for the classroom. Using a smart display, teachers can show that same information to the class without having to waste the copious amounts of paper and ink that they currently do when it comes to prepping for a particular lesson. Not only does this save the environment - it also saves a whole lot of time, too. Visit: https://edtechnology.co.uk/directory-listing/elmo/ 
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