12 Apr 2016

Ubi web whiteboard for education

Students from K3-K12 to higher ed are increasingly using personal devices to participate in classroom activities. They use the devices to join a session remotely when they cannot make it personally to the classroom.   However, these remote students lack the experience of the students in the classroom, since they have to rely on an often poor quality video feed to see what the teacher is writing on the board.     These are the

Ubi Document Camera Application annotate12 Apr 2016

Ubi Camera

The document camera is an amazing tool that allows teachers to have a more dynamic and interactive classroom. It lets the teachers move past the white board into the world of actual objects, physical documents etc. A historic map of your city, a dissected frog, a sculpture and even a worksheet can come alive under the eyes of the camera.       So, there is no wonder that, there are a wide variety of

12 Apr 2016

Ubi annotation app

Inking or annotation is becoming a very popular feature in many apps.There are already native inking features within Word, PowerPoint , Excel and the new Edge browsers. But what if your preferred app like Chrome, or Adobe reader does not support it ? Annotating and inking is a key narrative tool for presentations and classrooms. It lets you dynamically create content making your session more interactive.   Ubi Annotation app has all the right tools

1 Apr 2016

Customer Stories : Our Lady of Victory School, Cincinnati, OH

  Last year, Anne Hambrick, a mathematics enrichment teacher at Our Lady of Victory School in Cincinnati, Ohio, was searching for a cost-effective interactive whiteboard solution for her classroom.  Her school had a few Smart Boards in classrooms, but there was no interactive solution in her classroom.  For Anne, introducing interactivity into her curriculum meant that she could make her lessons more engaging and have students come up to the board and solve math problems.

19 Oct 2014

Customer Stories: Machester Community College

Meet Peter LaMonica, a professor of Computer Science at Manchester Community College. Peter is a tech-enthusiast and often tries out new technology, both in his classroom, and in his day-to-day life. His goal is to teach his students to think, create and build innovatively. "When you are teaching technology, you definitely want to use tools that enhances classroom interactivity and engagement. You also want to use tools that are so innovative that it inspires your students to

7 Mar 2014

Customer Stories: Rockford Library

  Meet Rose Peterson, an IT Manager at the Rockford Public Library in Rockford, Illinois. Funded by a $50,000 grant from Walmart, Peterson helped put together a Walmart Computer Classroom in The Nordlof Center, which features some of library's newest technology. The classroom features a 3-D printer, 15 computer workstations and Ubi software. Rockford Public Library offers many classes in this classroom including career searching, Excel, PowerPoint, Quick Books and many others. They use a

24 Jan 2014

Customer Stories: “Hands-on” Learning

  Have you ever dropped off your kid at daycare or Kindergarten? Do you know what kind of games they played? Kids’ interests are starting to change. They are moving away from the LEGO sets and starting to crawl toward the touch screens. ThinkingCAP, an enrichment center in New York, is staying ahead of game by providing touch screen walls for their students. Through an innovative mix of multi-sensory learning methods, interactive technologies, and skilled,

15 Nov 2013

Customer Stories: Can Halloween Get Any Better ?

On Halloween this year, trick-or-treaters that showed up at Northshore Baptist Church in Kirkland, WA, received a little more than a handful of candy. Erik Jones, Manager of IT at the church, hosts an annual event called Harvest Carnival on or around Halloween. The event is meant for the community to come together and celebrate Halloween. This year, there were around 2000 attendees at the event. In the past, the church had games involving nerf