How to Open PowerPoint, PDF, SMART and Promethean Files in Mimio

Open PowerPoint, PDF and SMART and Promethean files in Mimio

We’re often asked if teachers can use SMART and Promethean files in Mimio when showing MimioStudio interactive software to new users. This question often comes from teachers whose school has converted from SMART boards or Promethean boards to Mimio. We love being able to answer this question with a resounding YES! In addition, it’s fun…

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The Power of Teamwork Benefits Kansas School

The Power of Teamwork

It’s no secret that schools benefit from the power of teamwork. However, a recent visit by ET Team members and a team from Boxlight to Hoisington, Kansas school district USD #431, is proof that there’s power in a team approach to educational technology.  Hoisington USD #431, recently built a new building and, after a year of…

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The Biggest GradeCam Myths – BUSTED!

The Biggest GradeCam Myths - Busted!

The ET Mythbusters have been hard at work busting the biggest GradeCam myths. So, shed those preconceived notions and join us in wading through the top GradeCam myths and taking a closer look at GradeCam, a teacher’s best friend. More importantly, you don’t have to just take our word for it. GradeCam offers a 30-day…

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DEAR ET: Is There A Best Practice to Share Mimio Lessons?

Share Mimio Lessons

We recently received the following question on how to best share Mimio lessons with colleagues. DEAR ET:  Each teacher on my 4th grade team is creating a MimioStudio presentation for different topics so that we can divide and conquer our upcoming Mimio lessons. I have documents that go with my presentation (and a movie) and…

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Boxlight Try And Buy Offer: Don’t Miss Out!

Boxlight-Mimio Try and Buy

This Try and Buy offer lets you try a 75” Boxlight ProColor interactive display free for 30 days. When you fall in love with its easy convenience and brilliant picture, buy it for the price of a 70” display! Brilliant Learning and Collaboration From the Front Row to the Back. Students will see everything with…

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VIDEO: Turning on the Onscreen Keyboard in Windows 10

Turning on the Onscreen Keyboard in Windows 10

There may (in our case, it definitely did) come a time when you become interested in turning on the onscreen keyboard in Windows 10. What makes us think that? Because it happened to us when we were putting our Clear Touch Interactive panel through its paces! After a software update, we no longer had easy…

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Ordering Objects in MimioStudio

Ordering Objects in MimioStudio

Ordering objects in MimioStudio is a way to position objects in relation to each other, forward or backward. It is very similar to “layers” in graphics programs. This means that you don’t have to worry about what order you insert graphics and text into your Mimio lesson; it is all able to be moved forward…

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DEAR ET: Create Quick Sound Files For Mimio Lessons

DEAR ET: Create Quick Sound Files For Mimio Lessons

We recently received the following question on how to create quick sound files for Mimio lessons. DEAR ET:  I downloaded an .ink file from MimioConnect that is used for word recognition, so it has audio recordings of words being pronounced. When I click the audio image, the following error message pops up: “Missing codec for…

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FREEBIE: Mimio Lessons Using Dice

Mimio Lessons Using Dice

We’re sharing these Mimio lessons using dice just in time for you to use on National Dice Day, December 4th. What’s that? You’re not in the habit of celebrating National Dice Day? (Come on, we’re not expecting ALL of you to get excited about it) Well, that’s okay too. The awesome thing about the activities…

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VIDEO: Using the Mimio Color Picker Tool to Modify Mimio Activities

Mimio Color Picker Tool

Using the Mimio Color Picker Tool in MimioStudio interactive software is an easy way to modify Mimio Activities downloaded from MimioConnect so that they correlate with your classroom style, images you add to the lesson, or color schemes you are using for specific holidays. This is especially true when downloading Mimio activities straight from MimioConnect,…

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