ViewSonic® Interactive Display Brings Multifaceted Teaching Tools to Growing School District
Having received funding from a bond initiative, the Rio School District IT Department planned to replace its outdated projectors with flat panel displays to improve upon image quality and TCO. Teachers, however, expressed concerns about how the new devices would fit into their classroom environments.
“We would have had to mount the displays around existing whiteboards and other occupied wall space,” said District Director of Technology Mike Vollmert, “In many cases the displays would have had to be mounted up so high that kids near the front of the room would have to crane their necks to see them.”
With limited space and teacher concerns about losing whiteboard and wall space, an alternate solution was called for.
"With limited wall space and lacking teacher support, an alternate solution was called for."
Teachers supported having some sort of display - but they had concerns about placement and did not want to lose whiteboard space or wall space, where they typically display student work or have other displays.