The amount of educational activities that are linked to technology is increasing – whether it’s in classrooms, libraries, or computer labs. Wherever there are school computers or smartphones, chances are students are on them for a variety of reasons. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘stereo’
Communication is an integral part of any type of relationship. It requires a two-way street of compatibility and reception. When considered in educational settings, these two are even more true for wireless headphones. (more…)
There are some things we take for granted and our ability to hear can sometimes be one of them. Teaching your students the importance of protecting their own hearing while simultaneously protecting it for them is not only the safest approach, but will also help prevent possible future problems in class. (more…)
Teaching (younger) students about the importance of listening to headphones at appropriate volume levels helps them learn and establish lifelong listening habits. But if they’re still learning these habits while they’re using a listening center, why do some jackboxes have individual volume controls while others have a single control? (more…)
Does the type of connection between a jackbox and your audio source make a difference? (more…)
This contest is now over and we are now selecting the winners, who’ll be contacted via twitter shortly.
We’re giving away ten Kidspack computer packages! (more…)
9th in a series about headsets
Up until 4 years or so ago, pretty well all of the headsets which were used in schools and libraries were connected with 1/4″ and more recently with 3.5mm plugs. The choices were pretty simple. But the introduction of USB as a third option made the subject a little confusing. What is the difference and does it matter? (more…)
8th in a series about headphones and headsets.
One of the best ways for ELL students to acquire reading or language skills is by recording their verbal responses with a headset so they can compare and contrast theirs against what was modeled for them. But when plugging the headset in for the first time into your computer, sometimes you can hear other audio files but not what you recorded through the boom mic on the headphone. Is it working properly or is another component needed? (more…)