Education & EdTech

Enhanced Learning Environments: An Opportunity in New School Building Projects

Jaime Mendez talks Advanced Technologies and School Building Projects

Nationally, school building projects have a budget that has a multi-billion dollar price tag, with additional billions dedicated to communications and audiovisual technologies. This significant investment, coupled with more money allocated for educational technology updates by school districts, marks a transformative period in educational infrastructure. With the stakes high, it’s interesting test to see…

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Strength in Unity: Enhancing School Safety Through Law Enforcement Collaboration

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, join host Dr. Amy Grosso as she sits down with Officer Meg Soultz, Co-Founder of Rescue in Color.  Together, they delve into the vital collaboration between law enforcement and school districts to enhance school safety.  Meg shares insights from her diverse career in public…

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Challenges in Implementing School Safety Products

In a recent episode of Secured, host Mike Matranga and guest Izzy Fried of Fox2Sierra discussed the challenges of identifying and implementing effective school safety products. They emphasized that while tools like metal detectors can be beneficial, they shouldn’t be viewed as standalone solutions that eliminate the need for ongoing situational awareness and comprehensive security…

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Cooking up Second Chances with Celebrity Chef Fernando Ruiz: Episode 2

The Alliance for Adult Education is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Jamai Blivin, CEO at Innovate+Educate and The Entrepreneurial of Northern New Mexico. Together, we are launching a Commitment to Action with the Clinton Global Initiative. Our Commitment: Second Chance Pathways: Upskilling the Underserved and Those Who Serve. We are pleased to…

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Just Thinking About… Putting the Fun Back into Learning: Brandon Ligon’s Insights on Enhancing Student Engagement

In an era where educational strategies are continually evolving, the need to make learning engaging and fun has never been more critical. As students navigate an increasingly digital world, educators are tasked with finding innovative ways to integrate technology into their teaching methods. This episode addresses the growing trend of digital innovation in classrooms,…

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Just Thinking… Standard Vs Expectation with Dr Q

In an educational landscape marked by constant change and the ongoing challenge of adapting to new learning environments, the question of maintaining standards versus managing expectations remains pivotal. This discussion gains urgency as schools strive to balance traditional educational standards with the evolving needs of both students and educators. So, this begs the question:…

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Re-Skilled GED Learners: The Future of Corporate America

This episode of Education Unplugged explores the transformative power of upskilling and the role re-skilled GED learners can play in the technology sector are explored. With a growing trend towards skills-based hiring, the tech industry is opening doors to non-traditional education paths, like the GED, leading to lucrative careers. Host Vicki Greene, the CEO…

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Hiring Made Human: Hiring When You’re a Start-Up
July 11, 2024

The challenges of hiring for a startup have become more pronounced these days than ever. With technological advancements and evolving market demands, startups must be agile and strategic in their hiring practices to ensure success. According to some studies, nearly 90 percent of startups fail, with a significant factor being the inability to attract…

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Fifth Inning – Focus on the Customer
July 11, 2024

In a compelling narrative by Jesse Cole, the Savannah Bananas, a baseball team known for its unconventional approach, has declared advertising dead. Cole emphatically asserts that while advertising may attract customers, it is the fan experience that fosters lasting loyalty. In a bold move, the Savannah Bananas have eliminated all forms of advertising at…

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The Trucking Industry Needs a Fitness Overhaul to Jumpstart a Trucking Health Revolution
July 11, 2024

With the trucking industry seeing many changes that prioritize efficiency and productivity, the health of truck drivers has increasingly peaked as a critical concern. With life expectancies for truck drivers averaging 16 years less than the general population, there is an urgent need to address health issues within the industry. Recent initiatives, like the…

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Excellence Culture with John Brown – CEO, GreatLife Golf
July 10, 2024

The game of golf has been a part of John Brown’s life from childhood. Now he courageously steers the ship of GreatLife Golf. One of the fastest growing golf management companies in the industry. While focusing on a successful business, I believe one of his most attractive traits is his heart to positively impact the…

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Jaime Mendez talks Advanced Technologies and School Building Projects
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Enhanced Learning Environments: An Opportunity in New School Building Projects
July 10, 2024

Nationally, school building projects have a budget that has a multi-billion dollar price tag, with additional billions dedicated to communications and audiovisual technologies. This significant investment, coupled with more money allocated for educational technology updates by school districts, marks a transformative period in educational infrastructure. With the stakes high, it’s interesting test to see…

Read More
Cooking up Second Chances with Celebrity Chef Fernando Ruiz: Episode 2

The Alliance for Adult Education is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Jamai Blivin, CEO at Innovate+Educate and The Entrepreneurial of Northern New Mexico. Together, we are launching a Commitment to Action with the Clinton Global Initiative. Our Commitment: Second Chance Pathways: Upskilling the Underserved and Those Who Serve. We are pleased to…

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Just Thinking About… Putting the Fun Back into Learning: Brandon Ligon’s Insights on Enhancing Student Engagement

In an era where educational strategies are continually evolving, the need to make learning engaging and fun has never been more critical. As students navigate an increasingly digital world, educators are tasked with finding innovative ways to integrate technology into their teaching methods. This episode addresses the growing trend of digital innovation in classrooms,…

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Just Thinking… Standard Vs Expectation with Dr Q

In an educational landscape marked by constant change and the ongoing challenge of adapting to new learning environments, the question of maintaining standards versus managing expectations remains pivotal. This discussion gains urgency as schools strive to balance traditional educational standards with the evolving needs of both students and educators. So, this begs the question:…

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Mental Health Trends: AI, Medication, Education, Workplace… and Animation
June 28, 2024

The landscape of mental health, particularly among younger generations, is shifting dramatically. Recent statistics reveal an alarming rise in mental health disorders among adolescents, with 20 percent of children and young people aged three to 17 in the United States experiencing significant mental health challenges. Similarly, in the UK, 20 percent of youth reported…

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Where Adversity Stands as a Catalyst that Fuels Leadership in Education

Turning adversity into a leadership tool has never been more critical with the educational landscape being so fast-paced. Recent ongoing challenges, from the pandemic’s aftermath to the evolving technological demands, educators now have to harness resilience to inspire and lead effectively. Studies show that leaders who have faced significant personal challenges are often more…

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Educational Technology: Innovations Beyond Classroom Walls

With technological advancements driving significant change in the educational landscape, these changes are extending beyond traditional classroom boundaries. The more recent shift in educational technology was fueled in adapting to a post-pandemic world, where the integration of technology into education has become essential. The pandemic underscored the importance of innovative teaching methods and tools,…

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Understanding the Role of EdTech Leaders in School Districts

When discussing EdTech leaders in school districts, it’s clear that their roles and responsibilities can vary significantly depending on the district’s size and resources. The responsibility of managing educational technology might fall on individuals who wear multiple hats, such as school principals, IT coordinators, or even teachers. This lack of dedicated EdTech staff can…

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Media and Brand-Building in the Digital Age: Brandon Amoroso’s Insights on Leveraging Tech for Success
May 24, 2024

The world of media and brand-building is evolving at a breakneck pace. Traditional large agencies focusing on broadcast news are being replaced by innovative approaches leveraging new technologies. According to recent research, 84% of millennials don’t trust traditional advertising, highlighting the urgent need for new strategies. So, how are companies adapting to this shift?…

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K-12 EdTech Leadership Needs a Bigger Seat at the Table to Overcome Cybersecurity, Staffing, Professional Development Challenges

As we navigate the evolving landscape of K-12 education, the role of technology, as well as K-12 edtech leadership has never been more pivotal. Especially in the era of K-12 education post-pandemic, how has this influx of technology solutions for everything from curriculum management, to hybrid learning, to quiz gamification, to AI-supported learning, impacted…

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Changing the Classroom Paradigm: Academic Success and Life Skill Development with the 2Hr Learning Model

In an era where traditional schooling often fails to ignite students’ passions, the innovative 2hr Learning Model proposed by Alpha represents a significant shift in educational paradigms. This approach is not just timely but essential, as the quest for efficient and engaging education systems becomes more urgent in the face of global educational disparities….

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Linking Education with Employment: How Aspire Ability is Fighting Underemployment in the Navajo Nation

The urgency of linking education with employment within the Navajo Nation is critical, given the levels of underemployment in the community. This has sparked discussions on how to effectively bridge these gaps to foster community development and individual growth. With communities still reeling from the impact of COVID-19, targeted educational initiatives that align with…

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Military and Corporations Competing for Talent Must Utilize Education Incentives
May 9, 2024

It’s a fast-evolving workforce out there and the competition for talent has intensified, touching even the most traditional sectors such as the military. As companies, large and small, recognize the importance of investing in their employees through education benefits, a new landscape emerges where even the U.S. military must innovate to attract and retain…

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Enhancing School Safety Through Law Enforcement Collaboration
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Strength in Unity: Enhancing School Safety Through Law Enforcement Collaboration
July 9, 2024

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, join host Dr. Amy Grosso as she sits down with Officer Meg Soultz, Co-Founder of Rescue in Color.  Together, they delve into the vital collaboration between law enforcement and school districts to enhance school safety.  Meg shares insights from her diverse career in public…

Read More
Challenges in Implementing School Safety Products

In a recent episode of Secured, host Mike Matranga and guest Izzy Fried of Fox2Sierra discussed the challenges of identifying and implementing effective school safety products. They emphasized that while tools like metal detectors can be beneficial, they shouldn’t be viewed as standalone solutions that eliminate the need for ongoing situational awareness and comprehensive security…

Read More
Cooking up Second Chances with Celebrity Chef Fernando Ruiz: Episode 2

The Alliance for Adult Education is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Jamai Blivin, CEO at Innovate+Educate and The Entrepreneurial of Northern New Mexico. Together, we are launching a Commitment to Action with the Clinton Global Initiative. Our Commitment: Second Chance Pathways: Upskilling the Underserved and Those Who Serve. We are pleased to…

Read More
Just Thinking About… Putting the Fun Back into Learning: Brandon Ligon’s Insights on Enhancing Student Engagement

In an era where educational strategies are continually evolving, the need to make learning engaging and fun has never been more critical. As students navigate an increasingly digital world, educators are tasked with finding innovative ways to integrate technology into their teaching methods. This episode addresses the growing trend of digital innovation in classrooms,…

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Just Thinking… Standard Vs Expectation with Dr Q
July 2, 2024

In an educational landscape marked by constant change and the ongoing challenge of adapting to new learning environments, the question of maintaining standards versus managing expectations remains pivotal. This discussion gains urgency as schools strive to balance traditional educational standards with the evolving needs of both students and educators. So, this begs the question:…

Read More
Re-Skilled GED Learners: The Future of Corporate America

This episode of Education Unplugged explores the transformative power of upskilling and the role re-skilled GED learners can play in the technology sector are explored. With a growing trend towards skills-based hiring, the tech industry is opening doors to non-traditional education paths, like the GED, leading to lucrative careers. Host Vicki Greene, the CEO…

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Just Thinking…About the Impact of AI on Continuous Improvement in Education

Just Thinking host Kevin Dougherty, the Chief Strategy Officer at 806 Technologies, looks at the impact of AI on continuous improvement in education with Cindy Gibson, Chief Learning Officer at 806 Technologies. This discussion is set against the backdrop of the upcoming 806 Learning Summit, emphasizing the role of AI on continuous improvement within…

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Just Thinking…About The Importance of Being Future-Forward Educators

Future-forward educators are more crucial than ever in today’s rapidly evolving educational landscape. With new technologies and generational shifts, a future-focused approach to education is essential to prepare students for the world they will inhabit. In this episode of Just Thinking, host Kevin Dougherty is joined by Raymond McNulty, President of the National Dropout…

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Just Thinking…About Focusing on Kindness in Education
June 28, 2024

In this episode of Just Thinking, host Kevin Dougherty discusses the power of kindness in education with Jeff Kubiak, an Author and Former Educator. The conversation is framed against the backdrop of an education conference, emphasizing the need for compassion and connection in teaching. Dougherty, the Chief Strategy Officer for 806 Technologies, introduces Kubiak,…

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Just Thinking…About the Focus on Kids Before Content

In a time when educational priorities are often debated, “Just Thinking” shines a spotlight on student well-being, focusing on kids before content. The latest episode, hosted by Kevin Dougherty, features Lamond Dean, Superintendent of Chapel Hill ISD, who emphasizes addressing children’s needs before academic content. Dougherty engages in a meaningful conversation with Dean about…

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Just Thinking…About the Educational Perspective From Down Under with Brett Salakas

Just Thinking’s Kevin Dougherty explores the educational perspective from Down Under with Brett Salakas, an Author and HP Education Ambassador. This timely discussion aligns with ongoing global conversations about AI’s role in education and how different regions are adapting to these changes. Salakas, a leading voice in education from Australia and one of DA…

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Protecting Youth: What’s on the Horizon for The “I Love U Guys” Foundation

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with special guest, Pat Hamilton, the new executive director of The “I Love U Guys” Foundation, who discusses his extensive background in school safety, the history and impact of the Foundation, and the future initiatives aimed at enhancing safety…

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Jaime Mendez talks Advanced Technologies and School Building Projects
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Enhanced Learning Environments: An Opportunity in New School Building Projects
July 10, 2024

Nationally, school building projects have a budget that has a multi-billion dollar price tag, with additional billions dedicated to communications and audiovisual technologies. This significant investment, coupled with more money allocated for educational technology updates by school districts, marks a transformative period in educational infrastructure. With the stakes high, it’s interesting test to see…

Read More
Mental Health Trends: AI, Medication, Education, Workplace… and Animation

The landscape of mental health, particularly among younger generations, is shifting dramatically. Recent statistics reveal an alarming rise in mental health disorders among adolescents, with 20 percent of children and young people aged three to 17 in the United States experiencing significant mental health challenges. Similarly, in the UK, 20 percent of youth reported…

Read More
Where Adversity Stands as a Catalyst that Fuels Leadership in Education

Turning adversity into a leadership tool has never been more critical with the educational landscape being so fast-paced. Recent ongoing challenges, from the pandemic’s aftermath to the evolving technological demands, educators now have to harness resilience to inspire and lead effectively. Studies show that leaders who have faced significant personal challenges are often more…

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The Secured Podcast Challenges Ballistic Industry Giants

On a recent episode of the Secured Podcast, the hosts issued a bold challenge to the ballistic industry giants, including Armoured One. They invited industry leaders to their 11,000-acre Texas ranch, complete with a range and lodging, for a transparent, practical demonstration. The test will involve quarter-inch plate glass, like typical storefront windows, with…

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The Dual Nature of AI: Good Intentions, Bad Outcomes?
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The Dual Nature of AI: Good Intentions, Bad Outcomes?
April 24, 2024

On this episode of the Secured Podcast, hosts Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive from ASAP Security Services delved into the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in enhancing security measures. Despite concerns, AI has revolutionized security protocols by enabling proactive responses to potential threats. Highlighting recent AI advancements such as Google Gemini and updated versions…

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Bullying, Suicide, and Society The Unseen Crisis in K-12 Education

In a recent episode of the Secured podcast hosted by Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive of ASAP Security Services, the tragic case of a transgender student named Nicks Benedict from Oklahoma grabbed national attention. Benedict, a 16-year-old who identified with he and they pronouns, died by suicide after a bullying incident at school. The…

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Seeing Through the Smoke of School Safety Products

In a recent episode of Secured, hosts Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive shed light on the inadequacies of certain security measures, particularly focusing on the flaws of silent panic alarms in educational institutions. Matranga expressed his dismay at the prevalence of unproven security products being promoted at various conferences and expos. He highlighted the push…

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Enhancing Law Enforcement Training for K-12 Security Incidents

In a recent discussion on Secured with hosts Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive, the conversation delved into the intricacies of school security measures and the necessity of prioritizing comprehensive safety protocols over singular technological solutions. Highlighting the case of Utah’s mandate for gun detection systems in schools, the hosts emphasized the importance of holistic…

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Revisiting the Mesquite School Shooting: Debating Use of Force and De-escalation Tactics
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Revisiting the Mesquite School Shooting: Debating Use of Force and De-escalation Tactics
April 9, 2024

In the wake of a recent school shooting at Pioneer Technology and Arts Academy in Mesquite, Texas, the Secured podcast, hosted by Mike Matranga and Mike Monsive, CEOs of M6 Global Defense and ASAP Security respectively, delves into critical insights and solutions for school security. This incident underscores the pressing need for effective preventive…

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Eradicating the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Amidst mounting concerns over school safety, CEOs Mike Matranga of M6 Global Defense and Mike Monsive of ASAP Security engage in a gripping dialogue. Drawing from their extensive expertise, Matranga and Monsive shed light on the intricacies of ensuring security within educational settings. With the rise of incidents contributing to the school-to-prison pipeline, stakeholders are…

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Innovations in School Safety: Navigating Complex Challenges

In a recent episode of “Secured,” Federal Agent Shane Giblin and School Safety Director Jason Stoddard delved into the complexities of the school safety and security landscape. With years of experience between them, their insights shed light on the challenges and considerations facing educational institutions today. The Proliferation of Experts Agent Giblin highlighted the…

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Digital Defense: Addressing Cyber Threats in Education

Amidst the digital transformation of education, cybersecurity has emerged as a critical concern for schools worldwide. With technological advancements flooding the educational space, institutions face the daunting task of balancing innovation with the protection of sensitive data and digital infrastructure. Cybersecurity in education extends beyond traditional measures to encompass the holistic well-being of students…

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Just Thinking…About the Impact of AI on Continuous Improvement in Education
July 1, 2024

Just Thinking host Kevin Dougherty, the Chief Strategy Officer at 806 Technologies, looks at the impact of AI on continuous improvement in education with Cindy Gibson, Chief Learning Officer at 806 Technologies. This discussion is set against the backdrop of the upcoming 806 Learning Summit, emphasizing the role of AI on continuous improvement within…

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Just Thinking…About The Importance of Being Future-Forward Educators
July 1, 2024

Future-forward educators are more crucial than ever in today’s rapidly evolving educational landscape. With new technologies and generational shifts, a future-focused approach to education is essential to prepare students for the world they will inhabit. In this episode of Just Thinking, host Kevin Dougherty is joined by Raymond McNulty, President of the National Dropout…

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Mental Health Trends: AI, Medication, Education, Workplace… and Animation
June 28, 2024

The landscape of mental health, particularly among younger generations, is shifting dramatically. Recent statistics reveal an alarming rise in mental health disorders among adolescents, with 20 percent of children and young people aged three to 17 in the United States experiencing significant mental health challenges. Similarly, in the UK, 20 percent of youth reported…

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Just Thinking…About Focusing on Kindness in Education
June 28, 2024

In this episode of Just Thinking, host Kevin Dougherty discusses the power of kindness in education with Jeff Kubiak, an Author and Former Educator. The conversation is framed against the backdrop of an education conference, emphasizing the need for compassion and connection in teaching. Dougherty, the Chief Strategy Officer for 806 Technologies, introduces Kubiak,…

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Just Thinking…About the Focus on Kids Before Content
June 28, 2024

In a time when educational priorities are often debated, “Just Thinking” shines a spotlight on student well-being, focusing on kids before content. The latest episode, hosted by Kevin Dougherty, features Lamond Dean, Superintendent of Chapel Hill ISD, who emphasizes addressing children’s needs before academic content. Dougherty engages in a meaningful conversation with Dean about…

Read More
Where Adversity Stands as a Catalyst that Fuels Leadership in Education
June 27, 2024

Turning adversity into a leadership tool has never been more critical with the educational landscape being so fast-paced. Recent ongoing challenges, from the pandemic’s aftermath to the evolving technological demands, educators now have to harness resilience to inspire and lead effectively. Studies show that leaders who have faced significant personal challenges are often more…

Read More
Just Thinking…About the Educational Perspective From Down Under with Brett Salakas
June 27, 2024

Just Thinking’s Kevin Dougherty explores the educational perspective from Down Under with Brett Salakas, an Author and HP Education Ambassador. This timely discussion aligns with ongoing global conversations about AI’s role in education and how different regions are adapting to these changes. Salakas, a leading voice in education from Australia and one of DA…

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Protecting Youth: What’s on the Horizon for The “I Love U Guys” Foundation
June 25, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with special guest, Pat Hamilton, the new executive director of The “I Love U Guys” Foundation, who discusses his extensive background in school safety, the history and impact of the Foundation, and the future initiatives aimed at enhancing safety…

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GED Graduate to Tech Apprentice
June 18, 2024

Education and technology are becoming increasingly intertwined in this changing world. The GED is nothing short of this and has opened doors of opportunities for many of GED graduates, such as Rogelio Conde, a recent GED holder and tech apprentice. Conde’s journey encapsulates this synergy, highlighting the importance of accessible education and the transformative…

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