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Data-Driven Education: Collaborative Strategies & Building Relationships

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Jim Brotz stressed the significance of stepping out from behind the desk to genuinely engage with educational stakeholders. Emphasizing collaborative efforts, administrators, teachers, and union representatives worked together to analyze data and enhance student achievement. Discussions were transparent, focusing on challenges and goals without placing blame. Traditional boundaries between unions and administrative bodies were dissolved…

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Effective Leadership in Education: Strategies for System Improvement and Student Success

When systems underperform, equal access to resources and training for everyone can lead to improvement, emphasizing collaboration and focusing on student results individually. Effective leadership thrives on humility, openness to new ideas, and the ability to pivot away from decisions that aren’t yielding results. Being mature and professional when your ideas are in the minority…

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Modern Educators: Resilience, Revolution & Key Industry Trends 2023

Byron Adams of Tripod interviews Tyler Hester, CEO of Educators Thriving, to explore their contributions to education and educator personal development. Tyler shares a story from his initial teaching years, highlighting the often unspoken struggles of educators. This realization about the lack of systemic support for educators’ personal challenges inspired the creation of Educators Thriving….

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Shaping History: Duval’s Bold Approach Amidst Changing Education Standards

Duval County Public Schools face challenges adapting to changing legislation, especially in subjects like social studies. To support teachers, the district has provided comprehensive curriculum guides loaded with primary sources. They introduced a localized African-American history course, highlighting events in Jacksonville and Tampa, aiming to connect students with their community. This initiative received broad appreciation,…

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Empowering Educators: The Evolution of Well-being and Efficacy in Modern Education

Positive Psychology’s Impact on Education: Since the introduction of positive psychology in 1999, there has been a paradigm shift in how educational institutions view educator well-being. Instead of just alleviating problems, there’s now a proactive approach focusing on holistic growth, empowering educators to flourish. Tailored Solutions for Today’s Educators: In response to the evolving landscape…

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From Classroom Insights to Academic Research with Young-Suk Kim

The intricate dance between the theoretical world of academia and the practical realm of classroom teaching is an ever-evolving journey, as highlighted by the insightful words of Young-Suk Kim from UC Irvine School of Education. As she reflects on her transition from teaching to academic research, Kim emphasizes the importance of bridging the gap…

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The Story of Tripod: Revolutionizing Education with the 7C Surveys

Dr. Ron Ferguson, the founder of Tripod and a prominent figure in education research, discusses the inspiration behind Tripod and the development of the 7C Survey. The motivation stemmed from his work on closing achievement gaps and understanding students’ experiences in the classroom. The Tripod Surveys initially focused on content, pedagogy, and relationships, but evolved…

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Applied Digital is Scaling Up Infrastructure to Handle Growing GPU Deployment Needs
May 20, 2024

During a transformative period, Applied Digital experienced a significant increase in demand for large-scale GPU deployment. This demand required a focus on power density, as the networking within data centers, particularly for InfiniBand, necessitated that servers be located close together. Each server consumed 10.2 kilowatts of power, and the optimal performance was achieved when…

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Applied Digital is Revolutionizing High Performance Computing by Locating Facilities at Unique Power Sources
May 20, 2024

Applied Digital optimizes high-performance computing by leveraging unique power sources, and locating facilities at the source of power rather than in traditional cloud regions. This approach is particularly suited for AI workloads, which do not require ultra-low latency like video streaming. By targeting areas with abundant but underutilized power, known as “stranded power,” the…

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Experts Talk K-12 EdTech Leadership Priorities
K-12 EdTech Leadership Needs a Bigger Seat at the Table to Overcome Cybersecurity, Staffing, Professional Development Challenges
May 20, 2024

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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Energy Reporting for Utilities & Businesses Isn’t Just for Transparency. It’s for Energy & Cost Savings, Too.
May 20, 2024

As cities and states increasingly implement energy benchmarking, disclosure, and transparency mandates, utilities and businesses find themselves navigating a complex landscape of compliance and opportunity. The rise of building performance standards, such as New York’s Local Law 97, Boston’s Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO), and Denver’s Energize Denver, underscores the urgency for detailed…

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Data-Driven Education: Collaborative Strategies & Building Relationships
September 12, 2023

Jim Brotz stressed the significance of stepping out from behind the desk to genuinely engage with educational stakeholders. Emphasizing collaborative efforts, administrators, teachers, and union representatives worked together to analyze data and enhance student achievement. Discussions were transparent, focusing on challenges and goals without placing blame. Traditional boundaries between unions and administrative bodies were dissolved…

Read More
Effective Leadership in Education: Strategies for System Improvement and Student Success

When systems underperform, equal access to resources and training for everyone can lead to improvement, emphasizing collaboration and focusing on student results individually. Effective leadership thrives on humility, openness to new ideas, and the ability to pivot away from decisions that aren’t yielding results. Being mature and professional when your ideas are in the minority…

Read More
Shaping History: Duval’s Bold Approach Amidst Changing Education Standards

Duval County Public Schools face challenges adapting to changing legislation, especially in subjects like social studies. To support teachers, the district has provided comprehensive curriculum guides loaded with primary sources. They introduced a localized African-American history course, highlighting events in Jacksonville and Tampa, aiming to connect students with their community. This initiative received broad appreciation,…

Read More
From Classroom Insights to Academic Research with Young-Suk Kim

The intricate dance between the theoretical world of academia and the practical realm of classroom teaching is an ever-evolving journey, as highlighted by the insightful words of Young-Suk Kim from UC Irvine School of Education. As she reflects on her transition from teaching to academic research, Kim emphasizes the importance of bridging the gap…

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The Power of Science-Based Reading: Expert Insights and Strategies for Success
August 7, 2023

Janell Decker, a highly experienced educator, shares her remarkable 16-year journey at Racine, emphasizing the crucial role of science-based reading instruction. Collaborating with fellow educators, she developed resources to support struggling readers, highlighting the significance of inclusive community engagement involving parents, parent ambassador groups, PTAs, and other stakeholders. Practical tools and workshops were provided to…

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Mastering Effective Reading Instruction: Insights for Teacher Preparation & Implementation

Here we explore the science of reading and its practical implications for teacher preparation. The discussion emphasizes the importance of incorporating research-based and evidence-based practices into teaching methodologies. It highlights the need for easily accessible materials that provide the latest insights into reading and writing development. The conversation sheds light on the existing gap between…

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What’s it Like Working at XanEdu and Scholarus? | A Conversation with Mandy Gagel

Discover boundless opportunities in the educational realm with XanEdu and Scholarus. At XanEdu, immerse yourself in a vibrant work environment that fosters creativity and transforms education. Collaborate with passionate professionals to develop cutting-edge solutions that meet the evolving needs of learners. Scholarus nurtures a supportive culture, prioritizing work-life balance and employee well-being, ensuring a fulfilling…

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XanEdu and Stevens Institute of Technology: Custom Books and Custom Readers

Jennifer McBrien, the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies at Stevens Institute of Technology, faced a unique challenge in her role: steering the academic enterprise of a humanities school within an engineering institution. Seeking tailored solutions, McBrien discovered a groundbreaking partnership with Xanadu, a collaboration that revolutionized course materials for the Freshman Experience Program. With Xanadu’s…

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Transforming Education with Custom Readers: Empowering Students and Engaging Faculty for Academic Success
July 1, 2023

Billy Middleton from Stevens Institute of Technology discusses the impact of custom readers on student learning and faculty engagement. The newly renamed course, “Foundations of Writing and Critical Inquiry,” utilizes the Xanadu custom reader to enhance written and oral communication skills necessary for academic and professional success. The custom reader enables diverse and engaging texts…

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Insights from an Experienced District Leader

Catherine Neal, the supervisor of early literacy and elementary reading and writing in the Loudoun school district, discusses the implementation of the science of reading at scale. She emphasizes the importance of evidence-based literacy practices and aligning with state mandates. The district makes strategic changes to assessment practices, such as discontinuing the DRA, and introduces…

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Developing Collective Efficacy Among Your Team | Insights from Superintendent Dr. Deborah Wortham’s Transformative Approach to Education
July 1, 2023

School leadership today is a journey beyond simple administration—it’s about constructing a supportive environment where staff and students thrive. Leaders take on a multifaceted role, acting not merely as managers, but as facilitators of collaboration, respect, and a shared sense of purpose. Even in the face of difficulties, such as those imposed by the recent…

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Unlocking Effective Learning: Insider Strategies Strategies From Experienced Educators, Post Pandemic

As we pivot and adapt to the complexities of contemporary educational paradigms, it’s become crystal clear that educational leadership is a fulcrum upon which our future pivots. Leaders in our educational institutions are not simply executors of administrative tasks but the architects of dynamic ecosystems that mold future thought leaders. Their realm of influence includes…

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Modern Educators: Resilience, Revolution & Key Industry Trends 2023
September 1, 2023

Byron Adams of Tripod interviews Tyler Hester, CEO of Educators Thriving, to explore their contributions to education and educator personal development. Tyler shares a story from his initial teaching years, highlighting the often unspoken struggles of educators. This realization about the lack of systemic support for educators’ personal challenges inspired the creation of Educators Thriving….

Read More
Empowering Educators: The Evolution of Well-being and Efficacy in Modern Education

Positive Psychology’s Impact on Education: Since the introduction of positive psychology in 1999, there has been a paradigm shift in how educational institutions view educator well-being. Instead of just alleviating problems, there’s now a proactive approach focusing on holistic growth, empowering educators to flourish. Tailored Solutions for Today’s Educators: In response to the evolving landscape…

Read More
The Story of Tripod: Revolutionizing Education with the 7C Surveys

Dr. Ron Ferguson, the founder of Tripod and a prominent figure in education research, discusses the inspiration behind Tripod and the development of the 7C Survey. The motivation stemmed from his work on closing achievement gaps and understanding students’ experiences in the classroom. The Tripod Surveys initially focused on content, pedagogy, and relationships, but evolved…

Read More
Insider Insights: Embracing Success at Tripod and Scholarus | A Conversation with Cait Deneen

In leu of educational excellence, Scholarus is an industry leader that is revolutionizing the way we learn. Through cutting-edge solutions and data-driven insights, Scholarus empowers educators to make informed decisions and drive tangible growth in academic institutions. Collaboration lies at the heart of Scholarus’ success. As part of a dynamic ecosystem that integrates diverse business…

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Driving Innovation in Education: Inside Look at Scholarus Learning with Byron Adams, VP of Tripod
July 1, 2023

Byron Adams, the Vice President of Scholarus Learning’s Tripod Business Unit, joins Joyce Mueller, the Vice President of Marketing, in a discussion about Tripod and its future within the Scholarus portfolio. Byron’s attraction to Tripod lies in its unique combination of research, methodology, and survey instruments, which inspire and educate schools to take action. Collaboration…

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The Power of Science-Based Reading: Expert Insights and Strategies for Success
August 7, 2023

Janell Decker, a highly experienced educator, shares her remarkable 16-year journey at Racine, emphasizing the crucial role of science-based reading instruction. Collaborating with fellow educators, she developed resources to support struggling readers, highlighting the significance of inclusive community engagement involving parents, parent ambassador groups, PTAs, and other stakeholders. Practical tools and workshops were provided to…

Read More
Mastering Effective Reading Instruction: Insights for Teacher Preparation & Implementation
July 19, 2023

Here we explore the science of reading and its practical implications for teacher preparation. The discussion emphasizes the importance of incorporating research-based and evidence-based practices into teaching methodologies. It highlights the need for easily accessible materials that provide the latest insights into reading and writing development. The conversation sheds light on the existing gap between…

Read More
The Power of Science-Based Reading: Expert Insights and Strategies for Success
July 18, 2023

On this episode of the Scholarus podcast, Janell Decker, Deputy Chief Academic Officer at Racine Unified School District, shares her remarkable 16-year journey at Racine, emphasizing the crucial role of science-based reading instruction. Collaborating with fellow educators, she developed resources to support struggling readers, highlighting the significance of inclusive community engagement involving parents, parent…

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Developing Collective Efficacy Among Your Team | Insights from Superintendent Dr. Deborah Wortham’s Transformative Approach to Education
July 1, 2023

School leadership today is a journey beyond simple administration—it’s about constructing a supportive environment where staff and students thrive. Leaders take on a multifaceted role, acting not merely as managers, but as facilitators of collaboration, respect, and a shared sense of purpose. Even in the face of difficulties, such as those imposed by the recent…

Read More
Insider Insights: Embracing Success at Tripod and Scholarus | A Conversation with Cait Deneen
July 1, 2023

In leu of educational excellence, Scholarus is an industry leader that is revolutionizing the way we learn. Through cutting-edge solutions and data-driven insights, Scholarus empowers educators to make informed decisions and drive tangible growth in academic institutions. Collaboration lies at the heart of Scholarus’ success. As part of a dynamic ecosystem that integrates diverse business…

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What’s it Like Working at XanEdu and Scholarus? | A Conversation with Mandy Gagel
July 1, 2023

Discover boundless opportunities in the educational realm with XanEdu and Scholarus. At XanEdu, immerse yourself in a vibrant work environment that fosters creativity and transforms education. Collaborate with passionate professionals to develop cutting-edge solutions that meet the evolving needs of learners. Scholarus nurtures a supportive culture, prioritizing work-life balance and employee well-being, ensuring a fulfilling…

Read More
Driving Innovation in Education: Inside Look at Scholarus Learning with Byron Adams, VP of Tripod
July 1, 2023

Byron Adams, the Vice President of Scholarus Learning’s Tripod Business Unit, joins Joyce Mueller, the Vice President of Marketing, in a discussion about Tripod and its future within the Scholarus portfolio. Byron’s attraction to Tripod lies in its unique combination of research, methodology, and survey instruments, which inspire and educate schools to take action. Collaboration…

Read More
XanEdu and Stevens Institute of Technology: Custom Books and Custom Readers
July 1, 2023

Jennifer McBrien, the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies at Stevens Institute of Technology, faced a unique challenge in her role: steering the academic enterprise of a humanities school within an engineering institution. Seeking tailored solutions, McBrien discovered a groundbreaking partnership with Xanadu, a collaboration that revolutionized course materials for the Freshman Experience Program. With Xanadu’s…

Read More
Unlocking Effective Learning: Insider Strategies Strategies From Experienced Educators, Post Pandemic
July 1, 2023

As we pivot and adapt to the complexities of contemporary educational paradigms, it’s become crystal clear that educational leadership is a fulcrum upon which our future pivots. Leaders in our educational institutions are not simply executors of administrative tasks but the architects of dynamic ecosystems that mold future thought leaders. Their realm of influence includes…

Read More