Articles by tag: distance learning

The Re-Imagined Classroom: What Stays and What Goes?

If there is one thing that is certain amidst all this uncertainty, physical classrooms will never be the same. In this episode, Grant Woods, VP of Marketing for Aver Information, discusses some of the innovative ways educators and students used their tech during the early days of the pandemic and how the company has…

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Education & EdTech
Applying AI and Computer Vision Technology to Improve Student Engagement and Learning Outcomes

It is undeniable that the impact of the pandemic on students, teachers and administrators has been swift and dramatic. Remote learning became a necessity overnight, and technology has become the key to success for the education industry. Host Daniel Litwin was joined by Mark Frost, Visual Collaboration Marketing Manager for Intel’s Internet of Things Group,…

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2020’s Impact on the Broadband Fiber Landscape

While broadband fiber may not be something the average consumer thinks much about, it has a great impact on all of our day-to-day lives. Unfortunately, high-speed internet is something many of us take for granted. No one knows this more than Kevin Morgan, Chief Marketing Officer for Clearfield. Host Shelby Skrhak had the opportunity to…

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EdTech Today
How Microsoft Education is Embracing the New Normal

Anthony Salcito doesn’t want things to go back to normal. Rather, he wants things to get better. As VP of Worldwide Education at Microsoft, he has navigated the company’s response to the pandemic across the planet. In this episode of EdTech Today, Anthony examines the new tools and techniques used in this massive beta…

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Education & EdTech
How Technology is Improving Hybrid Learning Solutions During COVID-19

In August, the UN issued a 26-page policy brief on education during COVID-19 and beyond. The UN Secretary General did not mince words when he said the pandemic has created the largest disruption of education in our world’s history. And, if we don’t put solutions in place, “these learning losses threaten to extend beyond…

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Education & EdTech
How to Boost Teacher Morale During COVID-19

Teaching is a challenging enough profession without an unprecedented pandemic making things more difficult for faculty, staff and students alike. How do you boost teacher morale during COVID-19 — a pandemic that’s gone on longer than anyone expected? To answer that question, host Shelby Skrhak sat down with Dr. Andra Penny for this episode of…

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Education & EdTech
Verizon Brings Free Online Learning Resources to Teachers

Everyone knows that Verizon is a big league player in the global communications and technology sector; but not everyone knows that the company is also a champion of education. Since 2012, Verizon Innovative Learning has worked to close the digital divide by providing 450,000 Title 1 students with connectivity, technology and an immersive STEM…

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Defining Goals, Leveraging Technology, and Planning Ahead are Essential for Successful Promotional Review Meetings
June 20, 2024

Today’s fast-paced business environment demands effective review of promotional content. Ensuring all promotional materials are compliant, accurate, and impactful has become crucial. This necessity has given rise to structured promotional review meetings, a trend essential for maintaining quality and compliance in marketing efforts. These meetings facilitate collaboration, ensure adherence to regulatory standards, and help…

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embracing change
Moving Forward with Fans First
June 20, 2024

In a compelling conversation on fostering innovation within corporate culture, Jesse Cole of the Savannah Bananas highlights the importance of embracing change as a tool for continuous improvement. Cole underscores that change should not be seen as change for its own sake but as an essential part of striving to better serve customers and…

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work-life balance
Achieving Work-Life Balance and Emotional Sobriety with Matt Seefeld
June 20, 2024

This episode of the Growthwell podcast, hosted by Josh Byrd, focuses on achieving a meaningful work-life balance. The discussion examines trends and personal strategies for balancing professional growth and individual well-being. This episode is particularly relevant in post-COVID work dynamics and the increasing importance of mental health. This episode’s guest is Matt Seefeld, EVP…

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Addressing the Complexities and Opportunities of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)
June 19, 2024

As the energy sector navigates the first year of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), stakeholders are grappling with evolving guidance and incentives. This pivotal legislation aims to accelerate the energy transition, but with its intricate provisions and requirements, many questions remain. Understanding the IRA’s impact is crucial for developers, investors, and policy-makers striving to…

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Verizon Innovative Learning Expands to Offer 3M+ Teachers Free Tools for Digital Education
December 1, 2020

As the ongoing pandemic continues to exacerbate the digital divide in America and increase barriers to digital learning, Verizon is increasing its investment in support of remote learning with the launch of new programs to benefit technology-integrated instruction: Teacher Training Pathways and a new offering to bring connectivity to more students in under-resourced schools. Developed under the Verizon Innovative…

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Medical and Surgical Education Advances Through the Use of AR Smart Glasses
October 20, 2020

Vuzix Corporation, a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, announced it has partnered with the Children of War Foundation (COWF) to further the access to medical and surgical education through the use of Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses to connect healthcare professionals and surgeons serving disadvantaged populations in coordination with United States-based academic…

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USDA Invests $72M in Distance Learning and Telemedicine Infrastructure
October 19, 2020

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $72 million in grants to help rural residents gain access to health care and educational opportunities. These investments will benefit more than 12 million rural residents. “Increasing access to telemedicine and distance learning is critical to building healthier and more…

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College Faculty and Administrators Feel Prepared to Teach Online This Fall
October 14, 2020

U.S. higher education faculty and administrators agree that they are prepared to teach online this fall, and while questions remain, they are optimistic about the future of higher education, according to the second edition of the Digital Learning Pulse Survey, an ongoing four-part series to better understand the needs of colleges in the wake of…

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Augmented Reality R&D Surges During Remote Learning
October 7, 2020

With so many students still stuck in remote learning setups, are companies are rushing to advance augmented reality applications to at least give them some sort of experience beyond two dimensions, especially when it comes to the sciences. NexTech AR Solutions Corp., an emerging leader in augmented reality for learning applications, and Ryerson University, a…

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Empowering Active Teaching and Learning in Modern Classrooms
October 7, 2020

On this episode of ScreenBeam’s Collaborative Tech Talks, Dr. Judy Fields, CEO of Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, and David Lopez, ScreenBeam Senior Manager, Strategic Alliances joined host Tyler Kern to outline the partnership between the two companies and how it will benefit K12 schools. Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, Fields said, has…

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Edtech Leaders Cite Cybersecurity As No. 1 Priority
October 5, 2020

CoSN this summer released a new report, combining the results of the organization’s long-standing IT Leadership and Infrastructure surveys, to give school districts and policymakers a holistic understanding of the K-12 IT landscape. The report, The State of Ed Tech Leadership in 2020, stems from a national survey of over 500 rural, suburban and urban school…

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Parents and Teachers Divided About Remote Learning
September 18, 2020

As the majority of the nation’s largest school districts are starting the school year off virtually, a new NewSchools Venture Fund-Gallup poll examines how students, parents and teachers are thinking about distance learning, education technology and equity. Building off of a pre-pandemic poll partnership with Gallup, NewSchools commissioned the new survey to provide key insights as…

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New York State Bets Big on Tech
August 6, 2020

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo this week announced approval of 148 Smart Schools Investment Plans aimed at improving school security and reimagining teaching and learning for the 21st century. The approved plans, totaling $94 million, are part of the $2 billion Smart Schools Bond Act — a sweeping education technology initiative first proposed by the Governor…

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