MimioStudio 11.2 Offers Exciting Collaboration for FREE!


Mimio released some very exciting news for MimioStudio users last week. Version 11.2, the latest release of MimioStudio (a free upgrade if you are already a licensed user of MimioStudio), now offers the ability for any classroom with a Mimio software or hardware license to connect up to three mobile devices with the MimioMobile app, […]

Student Charmer or Snake Charmer? Creating Quality Content with Your Interactive Lessons

snake on whiteboard

Linda Ward, librarian at Niehardt Elementary of Millard Public Schools, shared this interesting picture with us last week.  WOW! If you have any doubt that an interactive whiteboard (WHEN USED CORRECTLY) will charm your students, just take a peek at what the interactive whiteboard has seemingly done to this snake. It appears to have been […]



Last week at this time we were in full swing at NETA 2014.  The Theme? Mission: Possible. We had many new special agents at our Department of Change, and phase one of our mission – building excitement – was accomplished.  We equipped some motivated special agents with great tools for their Special Agent Toolbox so […]

Get a Free Apple TV When You Boost Your Display with Hitachi!


You’ll receive your choice of a free Apple TV or replacement lamp for each qualifying Hitachi projector purchased from April 1 to September 30, 2014 and registered by October 31, 2014. We are so excited about this new promo from Hitachi, as we see many of our current customers at a point where their initial […]

How Low Can You Go with MimioMobile?


Over the past couple of months, Olathe Public Schools has been conducting a pilot of MimioMobile in several elementary classrooms.  It has been fun to work with these teachers and help them implement MimioMobile into their individual classrooms. When this project began, I saw the list of teachers with the grade levels that they taught […]

AP Calculus Review with Livescribe

AP review math pencast

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 […]

They Say Education is Going Mobile, but is Classroom Instruction?

Mobile Trend Infographic

Mimio recently blogged ( Education is Going Mobile: Infographic of Mobile Trends in the Classroom ) about an infographic of mobile trends in the classroom that definitely caught my attention and stirred up some definite questions in my mind. Download the infographic here… The fact that education is “going mobile” is definitely no big surprise, […]

Think Outside the Box with Your Audience Response System


We love to hear of technology users thinking outside the box. In fact, an idea we heard about last week had us considering going incognito as eye doctors to New York City just to participate in person in a concert held for attendees of the International Vision Expo. (Ok, maybe that won’t really work out […]