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Focus on Active Learning: Project-Based Learning

The ultimate goal in education, pragmatically speaking, is to help kids prepare for the working world. This goal is a little more at the forefront of the educator's mind in higher education than, say, in primary and secondary education, but being that those two stages of education are essentially intended to prepare the student for college, one can extrapolate that they serve essentially the same function. This, more than anything else, is the reason that project-based learning is taking off. The replication of real-world work processes is essential in helping students learn to collaborate and function in the real world.

So how does it work?

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4 Statistics That Will Change the Way You Have Meetings

Meetings are a reality of the business world. From the largest company-wide seminar, on down to 15-minute scrums with the people who work on a project you're leading, there's a wide range of ways to exchange ideas with your team. But there are a few things you should know about business mettings that may change the way you conduct them.

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Focus on Active Learning: Flipped Classrooms

Technology in the classroom is growing more and more important, but with that technology has to come a change in the way classes are taught. These days, students have a wealth of information at their fingertips thanks to the internet, and whatever concept they cannot get a basic grasp of from Wikipedia, there are dozens of educational YouTube channels ready to fill them in.

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Introducing the WiPG-1600: Your Wireless Education Gateway

The reality of today's classroom is that, in many ways, it can be far ahead of the modern corporate meeting room. Classroom technology has grown in leaps and bounds in the last decade or so as the concept of active learning spaces has taken hold. As a result, many classrooms already contain pieces of collaboration hardware like SMART boards, touchscreen displays, and similar teaching gear with any level of interactivity, which means that when it comes to a BYOD-capable wireless presentation gateway to take your lesson straight to your student's own devices, sometimes you don't need a full-featured piece of hardware. When your annotation is being done by a SMART board, your video streaming is being done from a laptop, and your WiFi signal is coming from an already-present access point, you need something that does only what wePresent does best: bringing your presentation out of the realm of a simple lecture, and turning it into a collaborative lesson involving everyone in your classroom.

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wePresent Gets Shiny and Chrome: Chromebook Support Available!

wePresent has expanded the platforms it is accessible from with the launch of the MirrorOp app for Chromebook. This app provides full wireless presentation and screen mirroring functionality on all ChromeOS devices in addition to Windows, Mac OS, iOS, and Android, and is currently available in the Chrome Web Store. With the release of the MirrorOp for Chromebooks and other ChromeOS computers,  wePresent has become the first wireless presentation gateway to support Chromebooks and other ChromeOS devices.

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Life With SharePod

She steps into the office around 9:13 AM, thanks to a nasty traffic snarl caused by a jackknifed truck on the freeway. She walks in, hair dripping from the rain, her briefcase slung under one shoulder, and waves at the receptionist as she walks by, making a beeline for the elevator. Up two floors, and she finds the conference room without much hassle. As she walks in, she feels the eyes of her team, who have been waiting on her for sixteen minutes by this point, and she pulls out her laptop and boots it up.

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Wireless Wrap-Up: ISE 2016

 We're back on the trade show circuit for 2016, and wow, did it start with a wonderful trip. Integrated Systems Europe 2016 (ISE) was our first major stop of the new year, and it was huge. Nine halls of stuff to see, and thousands of people to talk to, and all in the gorgeous city of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. We always enjoy European hospitality, and getting to spend time with our counterparts at wePresent Europe is always a pleasure.

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iOS 9 Support Added in Firmware Update for WiPG-2000 (v2.0.9.1)

 

 

wePresent is proud to announce the second major firmware update for the WiPG-2000, version 2.0.9.1, which adds several exciting new features, as well as a host of optimizations that provide a much smoother and enjoyable wePresent experience.

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Focus on Features: Connectivity

Being connected is what giving a presentation is all about. Connecting to your audience, connecting to your subject, and connecting to your own speaking skills, all of these (and excuse the repetition) connect in a way that delivers a great message. The content of that message is secondary, it's the connection you make that really matters. Wireless presentation aims to make that connection more visceral, and today, we'll talk about how wePresent helps you adapt to an environment where there is more diversity in connection methods.

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The Hour of Code: 4 Ways to Introduce Programming to the Classroom

The Hour of Code is BIG news right now in the world of classroom technology. Across the nation, people are setting up computers in their classrooms and teaching a few lines of JavaScript or Python with the help of tools from the programming community. These events are all-ages (you're just as likely to see an Hour of Code in a community college continuing education classroom as you area an elementary school), they're fast, and they're fun to do.

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