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Morris Area Elementary School teacher Muriel Eggebraaten and a student both use microphones to improve sound quality in her 5th grade classroom. Three of the sound amplification systems are in use in MAES classrooms this year.

Sound system helps students improve hearing, learning

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

There may be many reasons that children fail to reach their learning peak in the classroom. In a few Morris Area Elementary School classes, an inability to hear a teacher or a classmate won't be one of them.


This year, three MAES teachers are using a sound amplification system designed for use in classrooms. The system is unobtrusive and subtle, but its clarity is obvious.

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