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Califone Releases Ear Buds For Audio Learning

New listening devices help schools meet the testing needs of the Common Core State Standards

The demand for audio equipment in the classroom continues to grow, as students increasingly turn to online instruction and mobile devices for language learning. The new E2 and E3 Ear Buds from Califone International, Inc., a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of audiovisual (AV) and supplemental curriculum products for use in education, are designed to meet this demand. (more…)

New Listening First Headphone and Headsets

Expanded line provides more options for student listening activities

Califone International, Inc., a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of audiovisual (AV) and supplemental curriculum products for use in education, announces updates to its award-winning line of Listening First Headphones and Headsets. The line now includes three black models with a variety of features to enhance the evolving instruction of today’s classrooms. (more…)

CUE 2014 Headset Contest

Califone is celebrating the annual CUE 2014 conference with a Facebook headset contest for attendees. (more…)

Mobile Learning for K12

Forbes.com claims that 2013 was the year that mobile devices surpassed PCs to become the most common Web access tools. They also project that by 2015, more than 80% of handsets will be smartphones. (more…)

Headsets Strengthen Speaking and Listening Skills

Califone headsets support speech intelligibility, aiding development of critical speaking and listening skills defined by ELA Common Core State Standards

Having tools to aid lesson comprehension is a key factor in a student’s ability to achieve desired learning goals. Califone International, Inc., a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of audiovisual (AV) and supplemental curriculum products for use in education, offers headphones and headsets that help students build the speaking and listening skills defined as critical components in the English Language Arts (ELA) portion of the Common Core State Standards. (more…)

Using Project-Based Learning for CCSS

Thom Markham, a noted educational expert on project-based learning (PBL), has written that the shift to the Common Core can be accomplished with a “well-designed problem solving methodology that moves students through an inquiry process, during which they develop the skills necessary to analyze information and answer open-ended questions.” This process will help achieve the Common Core goals of collaboration, communication, and critical thinking. (more…)

Califone Debuts Titanium Series Headset Supporting Mobile Learning Initiatives

The Award-Winning Titanium Series of Headsets Support Mobile Learning Initiatives with To Go Plug

Califone International, Inc. announces an expansion to its award-winning Titanium Series of headphones and headsets. The company’s most durable and technically advanced series is now available with a To Go plug, allowing headsets to be used for listening and speaking into any digital mobile device. (more…)

Califone Releases USB Microphone

Califone Launches the USB Microphone for Voice Amplification in Classrooms and  Presentation Settings

The microphone connects to a USB port to provide high quality voice amplification through a computer’s built-in or connected external speakers. (more…)