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Califone in CNN 2013 Coolest Gadget Picks

Fortune magazine and CNN announced the Califone CAS1500 Cassette Recorder/ Player is included in the leading business magazine’s top gadgets for 2013. (more…)

Upgrades Performer Plus Boombox

Califone announced changes to its flagship Performer Plus Multimedia Player / Recorder for the upcoming 2013-14 academic year. (more…)

New Headphone used with Personal CD Player

Califone announced a new headphone will be included with its Personal CD Player. (more…)

Free Upgrade from Spirit Boombox to Spirit SD

Califone announced a free upgrade on orders for its popular Spirit boombox 1776 Multimedia Player/Recorder. (more…)

How Common Core Standards Affect English Language Learners

How Do the Common Core Standards Affect English Language Learners? 4th in a series

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were created to help our students compete globally against students around the world. The CCSS outlines skill mastery in precise detail to ensure that students are either college- or career-ready when they graduate from high school, including those students who are non-native English speakers. There are hundreds of thousands of English Language Learners (ELL) in our public schools. How does the CCSS address the unique challenges of this student population? (more…)

Learning Enhanced with Industry-First Touch-Screen MP4 Player

MP4 Player allows for individual and small group digital learning activities to empower students to explore and create curriculum content. (more…)

Using Audio Books as Technology to Assist Student Readers

With so many ways to use technology in the classroom, one of my most reliable uses is the use of the audio book.

As a middle teacher who teaches students whom have newly migrated to America, have special needs, or various other circumstances, I am challenged to meet the needs of each student not only individually, but also the whole class during the time given. I decided to go back to basics. Basics being, going back to what many of the elementary school teachers are already doing. Stations, and reading TO children. (more…)

10th Winner in 10-Day Spirit SD Classroom Learning Center Giveaway Contest

The tenth and final winner in the 10-Day Spirit SD Classroom Learning Center Giveaway contest is Robyn Elaine! Elaine’s submission offered a glimpse into her world as a general education 2nd-grade teacher of a very diverse group of students with varying individual learning needs and was worthy enough to be our final winner. (more…)