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Califone Offers Three Year Headphone Warranty

Warranty provides schools with added reliability for key equipment used with a growing number of assessments, digital & language learning (more…)

Commercial Headphone Warranty vs Consumer

Purchasing officials are paying increased attention to consumer-oriented headphones, whose manufacturers are attempting to portray their equipment is “as good as” the status quo. The goal of course is to sell into the education vertical, but for unsuspecting schools and districts, this proposition can be fraught with peril. (more…)

The White House Explores Game Based Learning

In December, 2015, high-level government education officials hosted a symposium on game-based assessment at the White House. The Department of Education’s senior analyst, Dr. Ed Metz, brought together representatives from edtech and serious game companies from around the country. The reason for the symposium was that the White House is interested in exploring game-based assessment as one of the testing formats for public PreK-12 education. (more…)

Classroom Learning with Minecraft

Gaming in the Classroom with Minecraft.EDU

Many teachers have embraced game-based learning in general and Minecraft.EDU in particular. Minecraft.EDU is an education version of the award-winning Minecraft game and is played by more than 30 million people around the world. Often described as a digital version of Legos®, Minecraft.EDU players use 3-D blocks to build anything they can imagine. (more…)

Surround Sound in Plain English for Game Based Learning

Surround Sound in Plain English for Game-Based Learning

We all know at least one person who geeks out on gaming sound technology. Subwoofers, tweeters, oh my! But what do educators need to know when choosing headsets for game-based learning in their classrooms and libraries? (more…)

Califone Expands 3068 Series to Headsets

Updates Best-Selling Headphone for Language Learning & Assessments is also now a headset to meet growing ELL needs (more…)

What is Game-Based Learning vs Gamification?

Both terms have been cropping up lately in education circles – but are they the same, and if not, why not? (more…)

Califone Wins Four 2015 Awards of Excellence

Two portable PA systems, noise-blocking ear buds and wireless keyboard recognized in new product category (more…)