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Archive for 2011



Top 60 Uses for USB Webcams

Connecting students to the world around them and expanding their imaginations are just two reasons to further incorporate technology into classroom. A recent Califone contest asked educators for creative ways a USB webcam could be used to benefit their students. (more…)

Using QR Codes to Reach and Engage

The strange-looking, futuristic square bar codes commonly known as Quick Response, or QR codes are seemingly sprouting up everywhere – classrooms, inside catalogs and even at conferences. (more…)

First QR Contest at Infocomm

Infocomm ’11 saw many firsts in terms of the record number of exhibitors and attendees, and another included the first use of a Quick Response, or QR code, for a contest. (more…)

Donations Supporting Overseas Troops

Califone employees recently joined forces to collect a sizable amount of much-needed goods and supplies for an overseas Army unit. (more…)

Headsets Used at ISTE Workshops

The International Society for Technology in Education conference is right around the corner in Philadelphia and annually holds a variety of sessions and workshops presented by educators. (more…)

10 Teachers To Pursue Virtual Learning

Califone announced ten educators will each receive ten webcams to further their student’s virtual learning activities. (more…)

Expands Green Program

Califone announced a continuation of its green business program with the introduction of electronic billing for its dealers. (more…)

BHSM Video and Drawing Contest Winners

Inspired by the Oscar award-winning movie “The King’s Speech,” contestants in ASHA’s Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM) video  contest were challenged with depicting what it is like to be a person who has speaking or hearing difficulties and to show how important it is to understand how that person feels, and how to help them. (more…)