Articles by tag: Disruption

Disrupting Farming to Revitalize Local, Community Farmers with Dan Miller, CEO of Steward

Steward CEO Dan Miller, discusses farming

Right now the world is marked by unprecedented disruption, where technological advancements intersect with societal challenges. But one issue stands out as both timeless and timely: the future of farming. As the global population burgeons and environmental concerns loom large, the need for sustainable agricultural practices is more pressing than ever. According to the…

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The Disrupted World of Tech With Dave Eifert at Phoenix Contact USA

As we navigate an increasingly interconnected world, the technological disruption we face is inescapable, particularly with the Internet of Things (IoT) at the core of the conversation. IoT promises innovation and optimization, but the reality is that it’s a vast landscape that is constantly evolving and often misunderstood. To understand its potential and challenges, DisruptED…

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C6 Biliteracy Instructional Framework Disrupts Educator Lesson Plans

America places a high-dollar value in K-12 education, with over $800 billion spent yearly to teach the kids. Yet, when the U.S. was last tested in 2018 (before the pandemic), it ranked 11th out of 70 countries in science, and the top five math-scoring countries were all in Asia. A Business Insider report ranked…

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Disrupting the Monolinguistic Culture of the U.S. Education System

One in every five adults in the U.S. speaks a language other than English at home – so why are other languages shunned at schools? While there is no official language in the U.S., there is a large unofficial one: English. It’s on our maps, it’s on our shops, and it’s in our schools….

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Keeping Our Mental Health in Check to Improve Our Everyday Work and Learning

One-third of people report feeling extreme stress, while 77 percent report their stress impacts their physical health, 73 percent report it impacts their mental health, and almost 50 percent state they experience difficulty sleeping due to stress. Considering that stress can have other detrimental impacts such as: causing impaired performance, mental health issues, high…

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How Can the Gig Economy Unleash Talent in a Disrupted World?

Gig economy jobs have become increasingly common over the last decade or so. This economy is centered on flexible work that provides each worker with a wider degree of independence than a typical 9-5. While it might not work for everyone, there\ are certain aspects to the gig economy which could lead passionate people…

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Disruptive Leaders: Disrupting Tradition in the Leadership Space

Leadership in the workplace has been ever evolving for years now, despite the commonplace leadership traditions most places try to abide by. But leaders must adapt to new and modern changes, as it’s expected that a lot of factors pertinent to leadership will change in the next 10 years, according to Gartner. Disruptive leaders…

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Rentex Welcomes the Powerful Panasonic PT-RQ18 Laser Projectors!
June 23, 2024

More Panasonic PT-RQ18 laser projectors with cages have just arrived at Rentex. As the exclusive subrental provider of the RQ18, Rentex offers this state-of-the-art projector, known for its 16,000 lumens at 208v and 15,000 lumens at 110v. The PT-RQ18 is the smallest and lightest 16,000 lm 3-Chip DLP™ 4K projector in its class, delivering unparalleled…

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Rentex Unveils Jands DMX Controllers and Cases for Rental!
June 23, 2024

Rentex has just added the cutting-edge Jands DMX controllers and sturdy cases to their rental lineup. These high-performance controllers deliver precise lighting control, perfect for making any event unforgettable. The durable cases ensure your gear stays protected, ready to perform wherever your gig takes you. Rentex continues to provide top-tier AV equipment for all professional…

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Panasonic TH-55EQ2 4K Monitor Gets the Royal Treatment!
June 22, 2024

One of the Panasonic TH-55EQ2 4K monitors is currently undergoing a meticulous quality check at Rentex. This 55″ professional display features 4K Ultra HD resolution, ensuring stunning image clarity and color accuracy. The Rentex team ensures the monitor meets all performance standards and is in perfect condition for its next rental. This process underscores Rentex’s…

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Panasonic UC4000 4K ENG Camera: QC, Process, and Storage
June 22, 2024

The Rentex team is conducting a thorough quality check on the Panasonic UC4000 4K ENG Camera, ensuring it meets our high standards. This comprehensive process includes checking for any necessary repairs and optimizing the camera’s performance. Once maintenance is complete, the camera will be meticulously stored, ready for its next rental. Rentex’s commitment to quality…

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Episode Two: Queens Library—The Public Library Innovations that Created an Even More Essential Service for the Community During the Pandemic and Beyond
December 20, 2022

The Queens Public Library is a library system that includes a digital and written collection with sources of information in over 200 languages, provides free classes and workshops each year at 65 locations across 178 square miles, and welcomes more than 11,400,000 visitors through its doors with 940,000 active cardholders. When the pandemic hit…

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Creating an Environment to Learn Fearlessly
June 21, 2022

“Getting Shit Done” is the outstanding theme highlighted in DisruptED. Hosts Ron Stefanski and Dr. Ceasar Mickens  sit down with two extraordinary women, Kristin Harrington and Elizabeth Hofreuter, both with high GSD index scores to talk about their impact on fearless learning in the education space. Hofreuter originally began her journey in the education space when…

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Author Pete Hall Discusses the Impact Self-Reflection has on Creating a Positive Environment
June 14, 2022

Returning guest Pete Hall, executive director of educationhall.com and author of YA novel Chasing the Show, joins hosts Ron Stefanski and Dr. Ceasar Mickens to talk about his new book and the valuable lessons of communication and empathy between parents, coaches, and kids. While Hall’s other books focus on lessons of self-reflection, this story…

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The Impact Self-Reflection Has On Creating a Positive Environment
May 12, 2022

Education is about growth. Growth of skills, learning, and communicating. When Pete Hall, founder of educationhall.com was an educational leader, growth was his priority. The problem was, no one else seemed to know where to start. Hosts Ron Stefanski and Ceasar Mickens  sit down with Hall to discuss his role in education as a disruptor and…

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How Technology and Education are Vital Cycle Breakers of Social Inequality
April 19, 2022

Ron Stefanski and Caesar Mickens Jr talk with Jamey Fitzpatrick and David Richards on this episode of DisruptED. The episode focuses on optimizing technology in education requires professional development for teachers. The educators consider the lack of technology infrastructure to factor into 2020’s learning loss. Richards and Fitzpatrick share insight into how technology and education…

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MarketScale Announces the Return of DisruptED
April 6, 2022

MarketScale is excited to announce the return of podcast series DisruptED with hosts Ron Stefanski and Caesar Mickens Jr., Ph.D starting Tuesday April 12th, 2022. “DisruptED” is a podcast that understands the reality we live in. Thoughtful, riveting, and uplifting, the show centers on the disruption caused by the pandemic, technology, and globalization in education….

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The Pandemic Helped Education Realize K-12 Education Has Outgrown its Purpose, How Will It Be Reimagined?
March 24, 2022

When Amy Valentine started her education career, she wasn’t quite sure where she’d end up. After working in traditional, blending and online school communities she realized her passion for education started with her statement, “I am an education enthusiast, in a non-traditional way.” To discuss her charity’s work and the future of education, Valentine sits…

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Has COVID Made Patients Expect More or Less Out of Their Care Experience?
August 31, 2021

Everyone from patients to staff felt the pressures of the pandemic on their care experience, with increased wait times, makeshift care centers, long shifts and more oversights to prevent HAIs. With all of that disruption, and some understanding from the broader community on the weight this pandemic has had on our care institutions, is it…

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The Millennial Disruption of Learning: Voices of eLearning
August 10, 2020

JW Marshall, host of Voices of eLearning, spoke with Somi Arian, Founder and Managing Director, Smart Cookie Media. Marshall and Arian began their discussion with the topic of how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the career and business landscape. “It has accelerated a change that has already started,” said Arian.  The companies that have…

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