40 Years of Making Classrooms More Effective

40 Years of Making Classrooms More Effective

In 1978, Claudia Anderson wanted to help her hearing-impaired children improve their performance in school.  Since then, Audio Enhancement, Inc. has been creating innovative solutions that make classrooms more effective, such as classroom audio and video, school safety, and schoolwide communication. Audio Enhancement’s comprehensive lineup of solutions can function independently or work together, maximizing learning for teachers and students.

See how the company has evolved through the years. Click on the year to learn more about each solution!

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Newton-Conover Middle School—From Failing Student Performance to National School to Watch

Newton-Conover Middle School—From Failing Student Performance to National School to Watch

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In 2014, Newton-Conover Middle School in Conover, North Carolina experienced the biggest drop in student performance in the state. In terms of student growth, the school fell 17 points on the state-mandated Growth Index, more than two standard deviations below the mean.

“Statistically speaking, we would have been almost as well off if we hadn’t taught them at all,” describes Dr. David Stegall, Superintendent of Newton-Conover Schools. Furthermore, discipline referrals were at an all-time high.

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The Science Behind Classroom Audio

The Science Behind Classroom Audio

Classroom Audio Systems help all students hear the teacher at a normal speaking tone, despite where they are sitting in class. It is not about making the teacher’s voice louder. No matter how loud a teacher speaks without a classroom audio system, the kids in the back simply can’t hear as well as the kids in the front. That’s due to the Inverse Square Law, which says when the distance from the source of sound doubles, the intensity of the sound is reduced to a quarter of what it started as.
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