The Pondering Pixel

A close-up wide angled but abridged look at projectors and other classroom technology, product reviews and releases, tradeshows, debates and conspiracy theories as well as humble observations on schools and screens.

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Document Cameras offer Eco Solution

Although our site is dedicated mainly to projectors, and this blog focuses mostly on classroom projectors, we would be remiss if we did not include information on document cameras --especially due to the large number of site visitors who are involved in education or training. I started thinking about document cameras this morning after I forked over nearly $90 for replacement ink cartridges for my printer. Stewing over the expense got me on a train of thinking that led to my local school district, the budget cuts and how this technology can help schools save a dramatic amount of money on paper and photocopying.more

Pico Projectors and Rural Health Education

There is nothing as satisfying as when multiple interests converge to create something new and exciting. As our resident pico projector cheerleader, my passion for the potential use scenarios of these handheld projectors led me to offer one as a solution to obstacles faced by an organization near and dear to my heart,Pre-vent.org as their Chairman surveyed programs in Africa and Guatemala.

A little background is in order.more

Data Comes Alive

If only this technology had existed when I was struggling with my college statistics courses! Swedish academic Hans Roslin uses a projector and augmented reality animation to plot life expectancy against income for every country of the globe since 1810.more

Projectors with Voice Amplification Capabilities

Something new from Epson and due out in March are the The PowerLite 915W and the Powerlite 905 classroom projectors introduced at a K-12 technology conference this week.more

Interactive Projectors Part Deux

I am predicting that interactive whiteboard company executives the world over are sweating profusely right about now. When you read Marc Davidson's review of the new 3M "Simply Interactive" projector module, you'll begin to understand why.more

It all Begins with a Lesson Plan

I’ve officially been dubbed the grant guru at my son’s school and it’s not because I am a seasoned grant writer, but rather because I’m a rabid somewhat web savvy mom on a mission to keep the dream alive and the school open. I’m unearthing the treasures buried in government and corporate web pages out there and since all of our readers have an interest in incorporating classroom technology to reach 21st Century Classroom aspirations, I thought I’d share the wealth when it makes sense.more