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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VIDEO: Easy Grading Timesavers Using GradeCam Scored Assignment Forms

GradeCam Scored Assignment Forms

GradeCam Scored Assignment Forms provide a way for teachers to easily collect and record an overall score for assignments that don’t necessarily fit the traditional bubble format. These easy-to-make forms are great for large projects, class presentations, constructed responses, speeches and existing worksheets.  By filling in just a score on the form, scores can quickly be scanned…

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The Latest HoverCam Releases Are a Must-See!

Latest HoverCam Releases

We think the latest HoverCam releases are a must see! As the maker of our favorite document camera, they’ve now branched out with a new budget-friendly flat panel and an incredible all-in-one presentation station. So without further ado, let us share our thoughts on the latest HoverCam releases…   HoverCam Solo 8 Plus Document Camera…

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Locking Objects in MimioStudio

locking objects in mimiostudio

Locking objects in MimioStudio is not only a much needed formatting tool in MimioStudio, but one that allows you to create some interesting lessons for your students. Most importantly, locking objects allows you to create a MimioStudio lesson that won’t be mass chaos after you leave it in the hands of your kindergarten students!  …

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Face Your Fears and Model the Courage to Try

face your fears and model the courage to try

It’s October, the month of National Face Your Fears Day and a great month for educators to reflect on how we can face our own fears in the classroom and model the courage to try for our students. Incorporating new ideas, techniques and technologies in the classroom is difficult for many educators simply because of fear –…

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We Love Loom For Sharing Video

we love loom

We love Loom for sharing video, and we don’t mean as in… “Yeah, that’s a great service. I use it once in a while. You should give it a shot.” No, we mean, we REALLY LOVE Loom…as in… “WHAT? You haven’t tried it yet?” <shoves you out of the way to sit down at your…

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