186: How Interactive Classroom Technology Is Enhancing Education Through Innovation
Could a combination of innovation, technology and a passion for education make a real difference to our world? Mark Elliott, CEO of Boxlight is proving that it really can. Boxlight is an interactive classroom technology manufacturer and K-12 education solutions, provider. They are using digital technologies to deliver interactive classrooms. And have big plans to revolutionize the classroom for all the right reasons.
Boxlight has been developing and manufacturing award-winning projectors and interactive technology since its inception in 1985. The company is known for building products to specification or customize product on an individual basis. The integrated solution platform also incorporates cutting-edge hardware, software and services.
The company ethos is to create efficiencies in the learning process that result in a greater overall productivity and financial performance for their clients in the education, business, and government sectors.
Mark Elliott has been the Director Apple, President of Promethean who is famous for transformational interactive whiteboards, student response systems for personalized learning and digital teaching resources before joining BOXLIGHT to become their CEO. I invited Mark onto the show to learn more about Boxlight and how Labdisc, the all-in-one, hand-held wireless STEM lab for every science is making a difference with personalized learning.
Education is more than just learning facts – it’s also building essential skills. It’s about teaching students to approach learning creatively and with critical thinking. To be innovative in their approaches and thought process. It’s about learning and working together, and being able to communicate their ideas.