4 Health Benefits of LED Lighting in Schools

  By learning more about the advantages that LED lighting can bring to both your school and the students attending, you can make an informed decision for future generations. LED Lighting and Its Value When reviewing the use of LED lighting and considering its impact on your facility, you may note that LED has several

Procuring the Best Projectors for Classroom Spaces

  By Mark W. Knox In 2022, the need for educational institutions everywhere to build effective digital and hybrid learning environments will continue to be top of mind. Digital classrooms are embracing integrated technologies that help facilitate student learning and connectivity throughout the school day, while also helping simplify tedious aspects of a teacher’s experience

Selecting Products to Enhance Your Stage

  By Scott Kinnebrew Be it a school-wide gathering, student performance, leadership meeting, or community-related event, the stages in our schools serve a multitude of purposes. The essential parts of an effective stage are lighting, sound, video, power, soft goods and expendables, with each category responsible for making sure the audience feels as connected as

Classroom Soundproofing: How Noise Affects Learning

  Today’s kids are bombarded with distractions from the moment they get up in the morning to the moment they fall asleep at night. We like to blame devices, video games, and the unlimited access to a myriad of shows and movies that come along with the numerous streaming services many of us subscribe to.

Using Microphones Effectively

  By Chad Filipiak Every large and small venue will need some level of sound amplification. While microphones are readily available, the options can be overwhelming. In this article, we will do our best to lay out how to select the right microphone, where to place the microphones and how to find the right balance

A Good Projection Surface Is Just as Important as Buying the Right Projector

  Schools are increasingly looking to add more technology to their classrooms. When it comes to looking at your projection setup, all the attention can end up focused on what projector to buy. The screen you match with your projector is just as important! A good combination will have a major effect on performance, especially

Selection and Integration of AV Gear for Your School Auditorium

  By Mitch Montrose Auditoriums, cafetoriums, gymnasiums and multipurpose rooms. You certainly have one or more on campus, and each space comes with its own character. In older schools, not much thought was given to audiovisual equipment beyond loudspeakers in these rooms. To this day, as AV integrators, we’re still battling form to achieve function.

It’s a Great Time to Light Up Your School!

  By Jeff Carey We’re (hopefully) nearing the end of a worldwide pandemic and some are still recovering from last summer’s Derecho storm that tore through many of our schools in the Midwest. These misfortunes have also created opportunities for administrators to pay closer attention to their bottom line and expenditures and prioritize projects that

How to Choose the Right Projector for Your Classroom

  By Ryan Pitterle As administrators and teachers prepped classrooms for the 2020-2021 school year, they were forced to reimagine everything. From removing unnecessary furniture from the classroom to putting desks 6 feet apart, there was no handbook for how to set up a socially distanced classroom. Yet, teachers had to make it happen, and,

Make Your School Stage a Multimedia Showplace

  By Don Roth We’ve come a long way from the days when the best way for a public speaker to be seen and heard was to stand on a soap box and loudly project his or her voice. Stages – and staging – long ago became standard for school events, but today we are
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