Livescribe Smartpens

A Livescribe Smartpen Diorama is Born

Creating a Livescribe smartpen diorama probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when discussing uses of the Livescribe smartpen in education. What IS the first thing that comes to mind? I’m guessing the first thing that comes to your mind is the ability to record audio of everything that happens in a class…

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Livescribe News: Sky Wifi Smartpen and Fixing OLED Display Issues

There’s been two new happenings on the Livescribe front recently that we wanted to make sure we shared with our customers and readers. Sky Wifi Smartpen Being Discontinued We found out this week that the Sky wifi smartpen line is being discontinued completely as of April 30th. We already, as of last week, have absolutely…

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Are You Incorporating Technology Into Your Early Childhood Education Program?

We were so happy to read the blog post last week by Mimio,  Harmony Early Childhood Center Proves It: Technology Benefits Students – No Matter What Age, recognizing Harmony Early Childhood Center in Olathe, Kansas, as well as teachers Kim Buenger and Paige Moran and the amazing things they have done with MimioMobile. You might…

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The Livescribe Smartpen: Helping Students with ADHD

October is ADHD Awareness Month and we wanted to bring to light an incredible assistive technology tool for helping students with ADHD in the classroom – the Livescribe smartpen. We’ve shared the quote above at many Livescribe trainings, and although we’re not sure of the original source, it describes the smartpen in the classroom perfectly.…

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Livescribe Changes Coming (Good Ones!) for Echo and Pulse Livescribe Users

Well, the changes recently announced by Livescribe coming for Echo and Pulse services sure sound good to us! A recent email sent out to Livescribe users notified users of an updated Livescribe Desktop application being released this fall called Echo Desktop. Key Updates in Echo Desktop Improved support for the latest versions of Mac OS…

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AP Calculus Review with Livescribe

We received an email recently from Jeff Heida, a customer of Engaging Technologies who teaches math, including the “hard stuff” like AP Calculus, at Omaha Christian Academy in Omaha, Nebraska. Already a user of the MimioPad and MimioTeach for classroom instruction, Jeff purchased a Livescribe Echo smartpen from us some time back, knowing that he…

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Sandoz 5th Graders Go Birding with Livescribe Smartpens

[flickr_set id=”72157642338689184″] Wow, these few nice days have really gotten me thinking spring – bulbs, birds, green leaves…  Maybe it’s got you thinking about your spring field trip for you and your students! Last spring, Dayna Derichs, 5th grade teacher at Sandoz Elementary with Millard Public Schools in Omaha, borrowed a classroom set of Livescribe…

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