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Why Audio Quality Matters and How to Improve It – Bonus Episode with Lightspeed

In this episode, I chat with Tony Zeikle, Senior Vice President of Revenue at Lightspeed, who shares a powerful message on how audio quality  in the classroom connects to equitable access and school safety. You’ll also hear tips for addressing common acoustic problems in classrooms, how optimized instructional acoustics can improve student outcomes and engagement, and more!

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Tips on Why Audio in Classrooms

  • Reflect on the audio quality in classrooms.
  • Address audio concerns so every student can hear clearly.
  • Determine the role audio plays in your school safety plan.


This episode is sponsored by Lightspeed. Lightspeed, the provider of instructional audio solutions that create equal access to learning, is on a mission to help every student hear every word. Learn more here.


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Monica Burns

Dr. Monica Burns is a former classroom teacher, Author, Speaker, and Curriculum & EdTech Consultant. Visit her site for more ideas on how to become a tech-savvy teacher.

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