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…)
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…)
When school technology directors and administrators are thinking about this year’s newly mandated audio requirements for language arts assessment, their minds immediately turn to headphones and headsets. And they should. However, there’s another audio option that many may not be aware of, one that involves a much smaller investment: earbuds, which come in a variety of models that sport diverse features to fit the needs of any classroom.
Latest audio equipment features multipurpose design and affordability ideal for assessments
Califone International LLC, the premier manufacturer of quality audio technology and sound presentation solutions for schools, industry, institutions and professional use, announces three new earbud designs to fit the needs of any classroom. The E1, E3T and E3USB earbuds contain unique components to support Common Core preparation and testing. (more…)
Helps Districts Prepare for Common Core Testing Deadlines
The clock is ticking, and school districts are running out of time to acquire the audio equipment required to administer Common Core assessments this spring. Many districts have not ordered the tech resources needed for the new tests, and the longer they procrastinate, the more difficult it will be to procure the equipment. To make the process less stressful for district administrators, Califone International LLC is going the extra mile. The premier manufacturer of quality audio technology for schools introduces a new headphone, earbud and headset program guaranteeing in-time shipment of the essential audio equipment that districts need for spring assessments. (more…)