Education Through Entertainment

Our Most Popular School Assembly: The SkyDome Planetarium

Posted on Mon, Sep 20, 2021

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6 New Technologies to Try This Year

Posted on Mon, Sep 13, 2021

6 New Technologies to Try This Year

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Social Anxiety: Transitioning Back to School

Posted on Wed, Sep 1, 2021

Social Anxiety: Transitioning Back to School

There are many different emotions that students and staff feel at the start of the school year. Excitement, nerves, fear, and stress to name a few. This year, after over a year of isolating practices, students could be more likely to feel some sort of anxiety. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), people living with social anxiety experience intense fear in relation to at least one social situation where others might judge them. Awkward silences, performances, laughing, and meeting new people may all cause anxiety to students who suffer from it. 

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Mobile Ed Productions: Who We Are

Posted on Mon, Aug 23, 2021

Mobile Ed Productions, Inc. has been the leader in education-based entertainment since 1979. Passionate about education in young students, our team aims to make learning interactive and engaging for students of all ages covering a variety of subjects. 42 years later, we are now serving educators across the nation via in-person and virtual educational assemblies. 

Our Story

A school teacher and administrator in the Livonia Public Schools, Larry Thompson knew there was a need to make his school lessons more enjoyable for his students and saw a lack of assemblies available for schools. Thompson, as seen in this photo, was also a televised magician and sidekick to Bozo the Clown known as Mr. Whoodini. After airing the show each morning, he’d run over to his classroom to start teaching (sometimes still in his costume!). His students thought this was so cool! Larry Thompson founded Mobile Ed Productions, Inc. with his father-in-law, Norman Seay, in Redford, Michigan, back in 1979 to bring a little magic to his classroom.

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Get Ready for the New School Year with These 5 Steps

Posted on Mon, Aug 16, 2021

We hate to break the news, but August is here, and with it, the beginning of a new school year. As the school year nears and summer comes to a close, many of us begin the lamenting process of saying goodbye to the warmer weather, the extra family time, and the rest and relaxation associated with this particular season. Though the start of fall brings us a lot of excitement at Mobile Ed Productions, we know it may also cause some feelings of stress for educators across the country. 

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7 Ways to Incorporate Science into Your Virtual School Routine!

Posted on Thu, Mar 11, 2021

Incorporating science into your virtual school routine might seem challenging, but it’s far easier than you might think. By reading science books as part of your English class or bringing in outside programs for virtual field trips, your students will be able to learn more about science. Science is everywhere in the world around us so it’s important that students learn as much as they can about it.

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Virtual School Assemblies Now Available

Posted on Mon, Jan 4, 2021

We understand the restrictions being put on schools all over the country regarding school assemblies and in-house field trips better than anyone.  Virtual school works well for some subjects, but the absence of the traditional school assembly is sorely felt by millions of students, teachers and administrators across the country. 

Now, Mobile Ed Productions is offering fully interactive virtual school assemblies!

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10 Assemblies Every Student Should See

Posted on Tue, Feb 25, 2020

School assemblies come in many forms. There are in-school programs like pep rallies, talent shows, science fairs, and performances by school bands and choirs. There are also programs brought into school by outside providers such as educational organizations, libraries, and companies that specialize in bringing presenters into the schools to enlighten students in the sciences, history and the arts. Choosing the best and most appropriate assemblies can be a challenge. Take a look at this guide to the best and most popular assemblies you could host at your own school.

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The Indirect Benefits of a School Assembly

Posted on Fri, Jan 3, 2020

“Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.”
Ryūnosuke Satoro

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Why Music is Important in Education

Posted on Wed, Dec 11, 2019

“Music is a world within itself
With a language we all understand
With an equal opportunity
For all to sing, dance and clap their hands”

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