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Thoughts on Effectively Equipping Educators for Impact

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The demands of an increasingly complex education landscape increase the need for effectively equipping educators to transform the learning environment. This episode of Just Thinking, with host Kevin Dougherty, examines this pressing issue with Dr. Sam Nix, the Chief of Schools for the Duncanville Independent School District. Dr. Nix offers a wealth of experience […]

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Just Thinking…About Edgar. Effective Grant Management in Education with Cory Green

Grant management in education takes center stage in a compelling discussion on Just Thinking, where host Kevin Dougherty engages with Cory Green, the Associate Commissioner for Grant Compliance and Administration at the Texas Education Agency (TEA). This insightful conversation sheds light on the intricacies and challenges of overseeing state and federal grant programs within […]

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CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT and COMPLIANCE in LOUISIANA SCHOOLS

Balancing continuous improvement and compliance for student success is crucial in the educational landscape, particularly within Louisiana’s schools. This topic forms the core of an engaging conversation between Just Thinking host Kevin Dougherty and Gleacia Durand, a Professional Learning Specialist at 806 Technologies. Their discussion offers insights into the significance of setting strategic goals […]

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Education & EdTech
JUST THINKING…Talking CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT with Lesli Laughter

Innovative planning and continuous improvement in education stands at the forefront of school improvement, a strategic linchpin that propels institutions toward a future of achievement and excellence. At the heart of this transformation is adopting a continuous improvement mindset, where educators and administrators constantly seek better strategies and outcomes for their students. Just Thinking […]

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Empowering the Future: Attleboro’s Student-Led Court System Boosts Engagement and Real-World Learning

This episode of the “Just Thinking” podcast, host Kevin Dougherty, features an innovative approach taken by Attleboro Public Schools to address school discipline and engagement through a student-led court system. Toby Reed, a Criminal Justice Instructor at Attleboro High School, and his former student, Peter DelPozzo, a current Student at Norwich University discuss the […]

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Beyond the Game: How Educators Influence Personal Growth and Healing, Insights from Former NFL Star Caleb Campbell

Kevin Dougherty and Caleb Campbell, The Founder and Keynote Speaker – Well-Being, Belonging and Mental Health at COR Consulting, Former NFL Linebacker and West Point graduate engage in a heartfelt discussion on “Just Thinking,” sharing Campbell’s transition from NFL stardom to a life centered on self-discovery and healing. This episode highlights the crucial role […]

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Just Thinking’s Latest Episode: A Refined Focus on Simplicity in EdTech for Modern Education

In an insightful episode of ‘Just Thinking,’ host Kevin Dougherty engages with Alfonso Mendoza, host of My EdTech Life, to discuss the transformative power of EdTech in modern education. The discussion highlights Mendoza’s unexpected journey into teaching and his subsequent passion for integrating technology into education. Mendoza, an instructional technologist, shares his 18-year journey in […]

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Augmented Reality vs. Virtual Reality in Dentistry
April 23, 2024

Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies are paving the way for groundbreaking advancements in dentistry, particularly in enhancing the precision and efficiency of dental procedures. Though often mentioned in the same breath, these technologies offer distinct experiences and have varied applications in dental practice. The Distinction Between AR and VR in Dentistry […]

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Dental Surgeries Enhanced by The X-Guide System: Elevating Dentist and Patient Experiences
April 23, 2024

Elevating dentist and patient experiences reach a new level of ease with the introduction of the X-Guide® System from X-NAV Technologies. This system marks a significant advancement in dental implant surgery, offering a blend of precision, efficiency, and patient satisfaction previously unattainable. This dynamic 3D navigation system provides real-time guidance during implant placement, revolutionizing […]

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Preventing School Violence
School Violence Prevention and Response
April 23, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Adam Coughran, President, Safe Kids, Inc.  During the conversation, they discussed proactive strategies for preventing violence in schools, focusing on the importance of communication channels within schools, behavioral awareness, and community involvement to aid in early detection and […]

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Tough Tech: Exploring the World of Rugged and Reliable Technology
April 23, 2024

Demand for rugged and reliable technology surges as industries confront the need for devices that can endure extreme environments without failure. From utilities to construction, the marketplace increasingly seeks innovations that ensure devices are durable and exceptionally functional under stress. Why is this technology crucial, and how is it evolving to meet the rigorous […]

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Education & EdTech
CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT and COMPLIANCE in LOUISIANA SCHOOLS
March 6, 2024

Balancing continuous improvement and compliance for student success is crucial in the educational landscape, particularly within Louisiana’s schools. This topic forms the core of an engaging conversation between Just Thinking host Kevin Dougherty and Gleacia Durand, a Professional Learning Specialist at 806 Technologies. Their discussion offers insights into the significance of setting strategic goals […]

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JUST THINKING…Talking CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT with Lesli Laughter

Innovative planning and continuous improvement in education stands at the forefront of school improvement, a strategic linchpin that propels institutions toward a future of achievement and excellence. At the heart of this transformation is adopting a continuous improvement mindset, where educators and administrators constantly seek better strategies and outcomes for their students. Just Thinking […]

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Unleashing Educator Brilliance: Transformative Thought Leadership in Education
November 27, 2023

In an era where education stands at the crossroads of tradition and innovation, the potential value of thought leadership becomes the guiding star for progress. “Just Thinking” dives into this potential with host Kevin Dougherty and guest Evan Edwards, a Professional Learning Specialist at 806 Technologies who exemplifies the transformative impact of visionary guidance […]

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Redefining Readiness: Charting The Course for Education in a Post-Pandemic World
November 22, 2023

Charting the course for education in the post-pandemic era is more than timely; it’s imperative. The traditional education system faces challenges in adapting to a rapidly changing world. Only 35 percent of U.S. fourth-grade students tested as proficient readers during the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress, and the global pandemic worsened the situation. […]

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