Good Point, Susan. Nothing like real classroom experience to punch a
hole in advertisers claims. I get the biggest kick out of the
advertisement for computer stations that are meant to to be used in a
hexagon configuration of desk in the middle of the room. They are all
equipped with CPU's with no power supplies, ethernet wires, etc.
Truth in advertising????
Thanks for the input on the projectors.
On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 7:55 AM, Susan Briere <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> As you point out, finding the right projector is a balancing act. Just a
> quick comment on short throw projectors - Neshobe School recently had one
> installed with a 680i Gen2 SmartBoard. The height of the projector is
> constrained by the ceiling height in the classroom and it seems a bit low
> for comfort. Fortunately, it's in a fifth grade classroom so students
> bumping into it acidentally is not an issue. Tall adults will need to take
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Lucie deLaBruere
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> Subject: Projector Recommendation
> Looking for a projector whose focal length or zoom capability could easily
> go back and forth between a "large" screen and a "smart board".
> Thinking of doing a ceiling mount, but the permanent placement of a ceiling
> mount might make us have to choose between "smartboard" size display or
> "large 100 inch screen".
> (classroom style and classroom 'budget'... you probably know what that
> Has anyone tried to solve this problem? any recommendations.
> What about the "short throw" projectors? Any experience with those?
> Lucie deLaBruere
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