Articles by tag: Change Starts Here

Principles of Leadership: Essential Leadership Principles with Dr. Kamela Patton

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How do education leaders create systems to achieve predictable success? What are the essential leadership principles that the best educational leaders know to make a difference in learning every day? And most important: what lessons can people use to live life with passion and purpose to make a difference in the world and the […]

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Current Educational Landscape Demands More Executive Functions to Create Quality Learning Environments

The educational landscape changes often and conversations surrounding teaching methods, particularly post-pandemic, have never been more crucial. The metaphor of the “educator’s plate” represents a broad spectrum of challenges educators face daily. It ranges from managing students’ behavior to nurturing their cognitive abilities, all amid a backdrop of increased responsibility.  The balance of these […]

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Student Achievement Executive Functioning

As the 2023-2024 academic season begins, educators, researchers, and parents are scratching their heads about a troubling trend: a continued slide in academic achievement. While many point to the pandemic as the culprit, a deeper, less-visible issue may be at play. Educational researchers have shown that a student’s executive functioning–their ability to plan, focus, and […]

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The Power of Moments

Host Dustin Odham kicks off the latest season of Change Starts Here with some timely thoughts on Chip and Dan Heath’s book, “The Power of Moments.” Odham shares his personal experiences and insights on how big and small moments can shape our lives and destiny. He emphasizes the importance of intentionally being present, creating […]

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Finding Your Identity with Dustin Odham

In an era where screens dominate our time, finding your personal identity becomes a challenge. Our generation is shaping itself based on an increasingly virtual world, often losing touch with the inner self. In fact, a recent study suggests that we could end up spending at least ten years of our life in front of […]

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Preparing Students for Life, Not Just College with Stephanie Malia Krauss

In an era where students are grappling with uncertainties and challenges presented by the pandemic, the question arises: how do we prepare students for life, not just college? The stakes are high and the need for reimagining education is urgent. Now more than ever, the discussion must shift towards a comprehensive approach that caters not […]

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Finish Strong

“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” – C.S. Lewis. It’s hard to believe, but another school year is approaching the finish line. There’s always a desire amongst teachers and students alike to coast to the final school bell. A word of advice: […]

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The Key to Increasing Profits? Integrating Diversity and Equity into Recruitments, Promotions and Retention
February 27, 2024

How can organizations truly integrate diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) into their core operations to not only foster a sense of community but also enhance performance and profitability? Geoffrey M. Roche, Director of Workforce Development (North America) at Siemens Healthineers, brings a wealth of experience in leadership, education, culture, and workforce transformation, emphasizing […]

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Risk management and employee well-being
Merging Risk Management with Employee Well-Being is the Secret to Unlocking Workplace Potential
February 27, 2024

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the convergence of risk management, business insurance, and employee benefits has emerged as a critical focal point for organizations aiming to foster a resilient and thriving workforce. This intersection of risk management and employee well-being addresses not just the physical assets of a company but extends to the […]

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Draper At Home Announces Residential Sales Director
February 27, 2024

(Spiceland, Ind.) – Draper At Home has announced the appointment of a Director of Sales — Residential. Chris Sitarov will be responsible for Draper At Home Regional Residential Sales Managers throughout the United States. Sitarov joined Draper in 2019 as the Architectural Regional Sales Manager for the Mid-Atlantic states and was most recently Director of […]

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AI In School Safety
Proactively Protecting Schools with Intelligent AI
February 27, 2024

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Matias Klein, Founder & CEO of Kognition AI. During the conversation, they discussed leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance security in educational settings. Matias shares his journey from aspiring healthcare professional to tech entrepreneur, emphasizing the role of AI […]

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Trust Changes Everything with Kim Nelson
April 18, 2023

The word trust is synonymous with many things. For some, trust means having confidence in something, believing in something, or having faith. For others, trust means having responsibility and accountability. No matter how you define trust, it remains an integral part of our everyday lives. Not only does trust help build connections and deepen relationships, […]

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Leadership Cradle to Career with Tricia Valasek
April 11, 2023

Preparing for the future has always been a main tenet of education. As the future of the workplace continues to change with advancements in technology, community workforce development initiatives are becoming a key part of local infrastructure in staying with the times and ahead of the curve. While these initiatives spark change in local communities, […]

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Engaging Your Students in Extended Learning Time (ELT) with Lynne Fox
March 28, 2023

In a post-pandemic world, students are playing catchup with their education, with additional needs for those in underserved communities. Educational disparities exist in all areas of education, especially in the STEM curriculum, where gaps can hurt students looking to take their careers in those directions. How can educators get students back on track? Extended learning […]

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Great School Boards: Building a High Trust Team
March 21, 2023

Great education requires transformational leaders. What it also requires are great school boards. The Center for Public Education outlines eight characteristics encompassing an effective school board, from accountability and unification to team development and defining a vision for high expectations for student achievement and quality instruction. So, how does a school board become a […]

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Is My School a Better Place Because I Lead It?
February 28, 2023

Am I, or can I be the leader my people need? This is a serious question every leader needs to pose to themselves and be able to answer with the utmost humility. There are different definitions of leadership, which can be subjective, but two quite resonate: Adeoye Mayowa defines leadership as the ability to evaluate […]

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The Weekly Scale: May 31st, 2021
May 31, 2021

This week at MarketScale, we kicked off a new series with post-show drinks, explored the labor shortage companies are facing, and filmed the pilot episode of our newest original series – The Next Great American Food Franchise. Go ahead and cover up your firework burns. It’s the start of a new week, and it’s time […]

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How Educators Can Manage Change
May 25, 2021

Like it or not, change is inevitable. So why not use it to your advantage? In this episode, Dustin explains how educators can continue to pivot like they have the past 14 months but FranklinCovey, a global company specializing in organizational performance improvement, recently announced the acquisition of Strive, a San Francisco-based EdTech startup, which has developed […]

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The Weekly Scale: May 17th, 2021
May 17, 2021

This week at MarketScale, we hosted the first ever Dallas 100 draft, explored the future of last-mile delivery and solved this summer’s travel pain points, so you can sit back, relax and sip on your Mai Tai. Go ahead and get yourself that supersized iced coffee. It’s the start of a new week, and it’s […]

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The True Value of Leadership Training
May 13, 2021

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Life is about change. It can be hard and […]

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