Gynzy helps teachers to get the most out of their smart boards.

Dealing with Social Media in the Classroom

When cell phones first appeared in the classroom, students could do little more than look at them. It took more than guts to make an actual phone call during class and since that’s all cell phones could do at the time—make or receive phone calls—the problems that existed took place mostly during breaks and lunch. […]

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Frenchtown Elementary School’s students are more engaged using Gynzy’s interactive whiteboard Chrome app

Frenchtown Elementary School was established in 1925 on the border between New Jersey and Pennsylvania. It’s an intimate educational environment with 166 students. Serving grades K-8, the school’s mission is to prepare students to meet the challenges of rapid globalization. The Challenge Frenchtown Elementary adopted interactive whiteboards in the 2011/12 school year. The teachers were […]

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Student working at the smart board.

Integrating Technology in the Early Childhood Classroom

Apps, web sites, gaming, coding, computers, iPad’s; are these the things that come to mind when you hear about technology in the classroom?  The definition of the word according to Merriam-Webster does not limit itself to digital examples; a pencil is a form of technology. The Greek root of the word; techno means skill or […]

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7 Shortcuts to Completing Your Lesson Plan in Record Time

Creating organized and innovative lesson plans is an essential part of every teacher’s job. However, finding the time and the motivation can be difficult when you’re also trying to grade homework, attend meetings, and manage classroom projects. With the help of Gynzy and your interactive whiteboard, you can cut down on the time required to […]

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Improve your Handwriting Skills on your IWB

He had a brilliant mind, but this favorite student of mine struggled with one main issue in fourth grade: handwriting. It was hardly legible and even other students commented while working on group projects how difficult it was to decipher.  It affected how he viewed himself and his abilities. He’s now in middle school, but […]

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4 Core Areas of Music Education

National Music Week is coming soon and music teachers are some of my favorite people. I taught K-8 music so I know the challenges they face. About this time in the year, music teachers begin to droop from late night musical rehearsals, competitions and performances. I think its great news that there are several tools to […]

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Five Timeless Classroom Management Techniques

When most new teachers dream of stepping into a classroom, they think of the lessons that will be taught, the knowledge that will be imparted, and the students whose lives will be enriched. Rarely do they imagine the discipline issues that will arise or the behavior problems they will inevitably face. However, dealing with such […]

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Earth Day Proves that Anyone Can Learn With the Right Environment

In 1970, Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin was moved dramatically by experiencing the devastation of an oil spill in Santa Barbara, CA.  He wanted to do something about it to make a difference. So he knew he needed to create interest and he summoned the media.  He knew he needed cooperation, so he crossed the aisle […]

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