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The Success Behind Student Engagement? Parental Engagement.

A key to student success is parental engagement in their children's school work. Sounds easy, but as we all know life can get in the way. I spoke with Caesar Mickens with Centric Learning on how project based learning can increase parent involvement in their child's education and how his company is trying to bridge that engagement gap across all Read more

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The Success Behind Student Engagement? Parental Engagement.
A key to student success is parental engagement in their children's school work. Sounds easy, but as we all know life can get in the way. I spoke with Caesar Mickens with Centric Read more
Education Technology
What Data Do Schools Need to Protect the Most?
  Not everything in politics is gridlocked. This year, the bipartisan K-12 Cybersecurity Act passed in the Senate, directing the CISA to study cybersecurity risks at school Read more
Education Technology
The EdTech Industry is Refocusing its Goals After the End of Unemployment Benefits
This week marked an end to COVID unemployment benefit programs, leaving millions without federal aid, and millions more with reduced weekly checks, according to data from The Read more
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Retooling Testing Strategies for Today’s Modern Learning Environment
School districts from California, to Colorado, to Texas all continue to distance themselves from legacy standardized testing, both for the K-12 education journey and for college Read more
Education Technology
Have We Seen the Last of the Major Standardized Tests?
The education world was thrown off guard last year when many colleges announced they would disregard standardized tests as a part of the admissions process. And that looks like Read more
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How Learning Loss is Being Handled Around the World
COVID learning loss in U.S. states like Minnesota is being addressed through the use of federal relief funds by hiring dozens of math and reading teachers, plus expanding summer Read more

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Turo is Decentralizing the Car Rental Industry. But Can it Scale?
September 24, 2021
 Since the start of summer, the car rental industry has been trying to maneuver a mass car shortage. Because of the global semiconductor shortage, automotive OEMs slashed car production at the Read more
How UK Companies Can Cross the Pond to Success in an American Market
September 24, 2021
 Post-Brexit, the U.K. is eager to fill the void of the European Union's single market and tax reliefs with fresh free trade agreements. This included discussions with the U.S., which moved forward Read more
Exploring AT&T’s Commitment to Renewable and More Efficient Energy Use
September 24, 2021
“Since 2010, we’ve completed over 100,000 energy efficiency projects.” How are key stakeholders driving change in energy? Many are forging a path to renewable energy, carbon neutrality, and leveraging data and Read more

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Hybrid Learning Models
 are Here to Stay Post-Pandemic. Two experts weigh in.
May 20, 2021
  As schools across the country wrap up another unusual school year, most K-12 education is still being facilitated with remote learning. However, educators are beginning to see Read more
The GSV Cup Elite 200 Announced; Startups Will Compete For $1 Million In Prizes
ASU+GSV Summit, the annual education technology conference hosted by GSV Ventures and Arizona Read more
4 Education Resources You May Have Missed This Month
Take a moment to read our roundup of content and resources to bring ideas, insight and Read more
Are Virtual Field Trips Going to Remain Relevant Post-Pandemic?
Virtual field trips or expeditions have gained in popularity in recent years, and the COVID-19 Read more
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Are Virtual Field Trips Going to Remain Relevant Post-Pandemic?
March 18, 2021
Virtual field trips or expeditions have gained in popularity in recent years, and the COVID-19 global pandemic has given the concept a boost as schools and now parents scramble to bring relevant, Read more
How Tech Helps Eliminate Campus Parking Challenges for Students
Campus parking has been transformed by technology in recent years, and one of the most Read more
The Value of Building Virtual Campus Tours
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all aspects of higher education, including the college Read more
10 New EdTech Tools to Power Teaching and Learning
Instead of the usual hustle and bustle through bright and crowded exhibit hall aisles, trade Read more
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10 New EdTech Tools to Power Teaching and Learning
March 4, 2021
Instead of the usual hustle and bustle through bright and crowded exhibit hall aisles, trade shows kept exhibitors and attendees at home this year and took a virtual approach to showcasing new Read more
Why an Educational Institution’s Website Can Make or Break its Credibility
For many–if not most–potential students, as well as faculty and staff seeking employment, your Read more
How Simulated Healthcare Training Supports Medical Education Programs
Healthcare simulation is the modern way to educate and train healthcare professionals to master Read more
Illuminate Education Unveils Research on Actual Impact of Spring School Closures
New research released by Illuminate Education indicates students in grades K-8 are experiencing Read more

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Education Technology
Understanding COVID-19 Funding For Schools: School Safety Today
September 2, 2021
  With so many different federal actions providing funding for schools to reopen this Fall, educators, administrators, and facility managers are struggling to understand the best way to Read more
3 Steps to Accelerate Learning and Reimagine Intervention
   The COVID-19 pandemic was extremely disruptive to students’ ability to Read more
How One El Paso District Found Significant Online Learning Success
Location: El Paso, Texas. Place: Clint ISD (independent school district.) Time: Read more
Returning Safely: Navigating School Safety and Emergencies
Schools will be back and mostly open for in-person learning in a few weeks. As students Read more
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Returning Safely: Navigating School Safety and Emergencies
July 22, 2021
Schools will be back and mostly open for in-person learning in a few weeks. As students return, challenges around safety and emergencies still exist. So, how can schools be prepared? Offering Read more
Empowering Students to Design Their Own Futures
 In moving education forward, how much does the system empower students to become Read more
How Khan Academy and AT&T Focus on Learning Gains Not Losses
 Khan Academy Founder Sal Khan and AT&T Assistant Vice President, Corporate Social Read more
Sounds Like Success: How Higher Ed Can Leverage Mass Communication Tech
College campuses are disjointed and divided with little continuity. That can make mass Read more
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Sounds Like Success: How Higher Ed Can Leverage Mass Communication Tech
June 17, 2021
College campuses are disjointed and divided with little continuity. That can make mass communication a challenge. However, the right technology solution makes it possible. In this Sounds Read more
Sounds Like Success: Critical Mass Communication Tools for K-12 Education
Mass communication in K-12 educational spaces isn’t new. It’s been a part of the Read more
How to Address Student Mental Health and Emergency Preparedness during Reopening
Returning to school full-time is going to be a challenge for students. Combine Read more
Insights on the Past, Present and Future of Higher Education
Dr. James Smith is the 23rd President of East Michigan University. Dr. Smith’s education Read more

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Education Technology
What Data Do Schools Need to Protect the Most?
September 15, 2021
  Not everything in politics is gridlocked. This year, the bipartisan K-12 Cybersecurity Act passed in the Senate, directing the CISA to study cybersecurity risks at school Read more
The EdTech Industry is Refocusing its Goals After the End of Unemployment Benefits
This week marked an end to COVID unemployment benefit programs, leaving Read more
Retooling Testing Strategies for Today’s Modern Learning Environment
School districts from California, to Colorado, to Texas all continue to Read more
Have We Seen the Last of the Major Standardized Tests?
The education world was thrown off guard last year when many colleges announced Read more
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Have We Seen the Last of the Major Standardized Tests?
September 8, 2021
The education world was thrown off guard last year when many colleges announced they would disregard standardized tests as a part of the admissions process. And that looks like Read more
How Learning Loss is Being Handled Around the World
COVID learning loss in U.S. states like Minnesota is being addressed through Read more
How Higher Education Is Approaching Skill Acquisition
Learning is an exact science and companies have spent millions figuring out the Read more
Turning Federal Dollars into Revitalized Classrooms
Is it possible for a return to the classroom that reshapes the landscape of the Read more
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Turning Federal Dollars into Revitalized Classrooms
August 31, 2021
Is it possible for a return to the classroom that reshapes the landscape of the classroom in a way that is more beneficial to the educator and the students? We pitched this to the Read more
Test Scores, GPA, Essays: Which Should be Most Important for Admissions Professionals?
  In May, California announced it would continue to disregard SAT & ACT Read more
Pop Culture Proves Powerful for Classroom Engagement
  How do you connect students to literature without dense text that could Read more
How Educators Need to Bridge the Gap This School Year
It will take educators years to really analyze the full impact of learning loss Read more
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The Success Behind Student Engagement? Parental Engagement.
September 15, 2021
A key to student success is parental engagement in their children's school work. Sounds easy, but as we all know life can get in the way. I spoke with Caesar Mickens with Centric Learning on how project based learning can increase parent involvement in their child's education and how his company is trying to bridge that engagement gap across all Read more
What Data Do Schools Need to Protect the Most?
September 15, 2021
  Not everything in politics is gridlocked. This year, the bipartisan K-12 Cybersecurity Act passed in the Senate, directing the CISA to study cybersecurity risks at school and develop strategies and resources for educational professionals and students to follow. I asked James Harold, with all of the cyber attacks in recent memory including Read more
The EdTech Industry is Refocusing its Goals After the End of Unemployment Benefits
September 13, 2021
This week marked an end to COVID unemployment benefit programs, leaving millions without federal aid, and millions more with reduced weekly checks, according to data from The Century Foundation. This is raising many questions across industry, as different verticals weigh what it'll take to get employees back to work, and as workers determine how Read more
Retooling Testing Strategies for Today’s Modern Learning Environment
September 9, 2021
School districts from California, to Colorado, to Texas all continue to distance themselves from legacy standardized testing, both for the K-12 education journey and for college admissions. With low standardized testing performance, how should schools retool their testing strategies to address both learning loss and year-over-year aptitude in an Read more
Have We Seen the Last of the Major Standardized Tests?
September 8, 2021
The education world was thrown off guard last year when many colleges announced they would disregard standardized tests as a part of the admissions process. And that looks like decision could become permanent. Have we seen the last of the major standardized tests? Should school districts use this opportunity to improve their tests, rather than get Read more
How Learning Loss is Being Handled Around the World
September 8, 2021
COVID learning loss in U.S. states like Minnesota is being addressed through the use of federal relief funds by hiring dozens of math and reading teachers, plus expanding summer & after-school programming. We asked Gustaf Öqvist Seimyr, the co-founder of Lexplore, how other countries are approaching their learning loss challenges, and what Read more
3 Keys To Creating A Learning Culture For Teachers
September 2, 2021
On this episode of an Istation podcast, Host Courtney Echerd talked with Christy Spivey, VP of Customer Success at Istation, which has become one of the nation’s leading providers of richly animated, game-like educational technology. Istation’s innovative reading, math, and Spanish programs immerse students in an engaging and interactive Read more
How Higher Education Is Approaching Skill Acquisition
September 2, 2021
Learning is an exact science and companies have spent millions figuring out the best methods of engaging students mentally and emotionally. But has higher education incorporated all the industry's findings into their curriculum or have they gotten set in their ways? We spoke to the President of Hartwell University, Matthew Flippen, to gather his Read more
Understanding COVID-19 Funding For Schools: School Safety Today
September 2, 2021
  With so many different federal actions providing funding for schools to reopen this Fall, educators, administrators, and facility managers are struggling to understand the best way to take advantage of all of this assistance and how to center their strategies in thoughtful ways. Here to give insights on this episode of School Safety Today, a Raptor Read more