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Califone Expands Headphones for Elementary Students

 The smaller-sized Kids headphone is designed to fit younger listeners comfortably in the classroom learning environment.

 The passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) makes Title I and II funding available for pre-K and early elementary education, therefore increasing access to pre-K programs and professional development resources. To support the effort by the U.S. Department of Education to jump-start elementary teaching and learning, Califone International LLC introduces its Kids Headphone. The 1534BK headphone is smaller in size and durable to fit the needs of younger listeners (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…)

California School Districts Invest In Califone Ear Buds

Versatile listening devices help schools meet Common Core State Standard requirements

Los Angeles Unified School District and San Bernardino School District have invested in Ear Bud headphones from Califone International, Inc., a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of audiovisual (AV) and supplemental curriculum products for use in education. This acquisition of student-ready audio technology represents a growing trend, as schools and districts equip their classrooms to meet the new requirements of the Common Core State Standards. (more…)

Headset Plugs for iPads and Chromebooks

Changing technologies have given rise to new types of connections for content listening. With audio’s growing role in testing especially, making sure your headset properly plugs into the tablet, computer or other device should be a no-brainer – should be. If you’re needing headsets for Smarter Balanced or PARCC assessments, here are a few simple tips to make sure you make the best choice. (more…)

CUE 2014 Headset Contest

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

ISTE 2013 to use Califone Speaker

Califone is pleased to announce its support once again for the International Society for Technology in Education conference by supplying its most widely spec’d classroom PA speaker, the PresentationPro™, for use in several public areas throughout the conference, to be held in San Antonio, TX on June 24-26th. (more…)

Too Many Cords Cause Classroom Chaos

Do you ever feel like the movie ‘Tangled’ could’ve been about headphone cords? If so then you’re probably not alone if you’ve ever sat in your classroom patiently trying to untangle pesky cords. (more…)

Win a To Go Headset Twitter Contest at ISTE

As mobile learning is increasingly applied to day-to-day classroom applications as well as for testing, headsets need to be similarly compatible to successfully capture vocal responses and connect with the devices. (more…)