Articles by tag: Ed Tech

Classroom Audio is a Vital Tool in Promoting Modern EdTech

The quest for effective learning is persistent, which is why intertwining technology with teaching is so important. Enter the concept of classroom audio, which is an under-heralded yet powerful facet of educational technology (ed tech). Classroom audio, spearheaded by pioneers like Mark Jones of Frontrow Technologies by Boxlight, transcends the traditional auditory learning boundaries…

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Honor Education is Revolutionizing Education Through the Ease of Course Designing

The fusion of technology and education is more critical today than ever. For a brief segment of DisruptEd, Ron J. Stefanski explored one particular factor that promises to redefine the landscape of learning. He discussed Joel Podolny, the founder and CEO of Honor Education –  an e-learning platform. Formerly the Dean of Yale School of…

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Beyond the Acronym: Exploring the Depth of DEI

The world is increasingly driven by the quest for equality and understanding, and the realms of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) have become more than just buzzwords; they have emerged as pivotal elements in shaping the future of education. Yet, as these concepts gain prominence, they also encounter resistance and misinterpretation, leading to polarized…

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Innovative Fifth Grader Launches into STEM by Exploring Rocket Science

For an inspiring episode of Boxlight, another young mind explores the fascinating world of rocket science, showcasing the potential of STEM education. Fifth grader Tara is spotlighted and offers some insight into her hands-on experience with rocket science, rocket design, and aerodynamics. The fifth-grade student is deeply engaged in the process of building a…

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Young Innovator Explores the World of Robotics and Robot Programming

Shifting to the fascinating world of robotics, a glimpse of how robots are seen through the eyes of a bright young mind is in focus. As technology continues to shape our future, it’s imperative to understand its impact from all age groups. Join Sidney, an enthusiastic third-grader, as she navigates the intriguing world of…

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Creativity in the Classroom Starts With Embracing Positive Tools and Attitudes

Fostering creativity in the classroom has become increasingly significant, specifically in a time where standardized testing often reigns supreme. Some experts in the education field maintain that while hard skills like math and reading are essential, the intangible qualities of kindness, empathy, and curiosity can have profound impacts on a student’s overall development.  In…

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Student Creativity Faces Challenges With Standardized Testing and Academic Pressures

One of the many concerns facing the development of students today is the decline of student creativity. With frequent curriculum changes, more and increasing expectations, along with the pressure to excel academically, schools seem to inadvertently drift away from nurturing creativity and curiosity. The strict focus on standard tests and memorization has painted classrooms with…

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Ensuring Excellence: Jonathan Yu’s Commitment to Quality Control
June 15, 2024

Meet Jonathan Yu, the meticulous Quality Control Manager at Rentex, Philadelphia. Jonathan helps to ensure project success for Rentex customers by keeping all equipment is in tip-top shape. With the precision of a Jedi, he maintains the highest standards of quality and reliability, bringing unparalleled dedication his role. Join us in celebrating Jonathan’s hard work…

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Resilience in Action: Rodney Krantz’s Operational Expertise
June 15, 2024

Meet Rodney Krantz, the dynamic Operations Manager at Rentex Las Vegas. Rodney thrives in the bustling environment of Las Vegas, expertly managing operations with remarkable resilience and determination. His journey as a cancer survivor adds to his strength and dedication, inspiring those around him. Join us in celebrating Rodney’s unwavering commitment and the vibrant energy…

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Mastering Multitasking: Garrett Millar’s Warehouse Leadership
June 15, 2024

Meet Garrett Millar, the adept Warehouse Manager at Rentex, Las Vegas. Garrett excels at multitasking, expertly juggling numerous responsibilities to ensure smooth and efficient operations. His ability to handle diverse tasks with precision and agility keeps the warehouse running seamlessly. Join us in celebrating Garrett’s dedication and the exceptional management skills he brings to our…

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Tech-Savvy Leadership: Robert Zicarelli’s Warehouse Expertise
June 15, 2024

Meet Robert Zicarelli, the diligent Assistant Warehouse Manager at Rentex Las Vegas. Robert excels in maintaining efficient warehouse operations with a keen eye for detail and organization. His strategic approach to challenges is as meticulous as fine-tuning a high-performance car. Join us in celebrating Robert’s dedication and the innovative energy he brings to our Las…

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Despite Labor Shortage in the Workforce, Regular Discrimination Continues to Keep Numbers Low
August 22, 2023

Today’s world is so fast-paced and digitally-driven, the dynamics of the workforce are evolving at a rapid pace. Yet, as we march forward, we are confronted with an age-old challenge: the lack of diversity and inclusion in job roles. Siloing of jobs based on gender, race, or background is no longer tenable, especially when…

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Texas Extends Virtual Education Funding, But Educators Still Lack Proper Training for Maximizing Ed Tech Learning Tools
June 20, 2023

With technology infused into nearly every aspect of our lives, even education hasn’t escaped its transformative reach. Education technology, better known as Ed tech, is the way of the future and it increasingly saw a rise during the COVID-19 lockdown. Now, the traditional schooling in the classroom is undergoing a metamorphosis, with  virtual and…

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New LearnPlatform Report Shows Educators Interact with 86 Different Tools
April 21, 2022

The pandemic has increased the use of tech-enabled learning in school districts across the nation. This rise in smart technology inside the classroom is here to stay according to Karl Rectanus, Co-Founder and CEO, and Mary Styers, Ph.D. Director of Research both with LearnPlatform, who sat down with Voices of eLearning hosts JW Marshall and…

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EdTech Recruiting and Hiring Trends
May 24, 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.   Margareta Bancroft, Founder TechEd Connect Executive Recruiters, started her…

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What Will Make a Virtual-Only CES Valuable to Guests?
August 7, 2020

The tech industry’s most astounding innovations often premier on the global stage at CES–the Consumer Electronics Show. Recently the conference organizers, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), announced the world-famous conference will go virtual in 2021. With an event so heavily focused on networking, how will a virtual experience change and perhaps improve a participant’s experience?…

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Indonesia EdTech And COVID-19
May 25, 2020

Desperate to find a silver lining in the COVID-19 madness? Take a look at this recent report posted by the World Bank about edtech efforts in Indonesia. According to the authors Noah Yarrow and Riaz Bhardwaj. “Our recently published EdTech landscape survey for Indonesia reveals that the sector here is starting to catch up with…

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3 Big Edtech Deals This Week
May 1, 2020

While much of the world has ground to a halt, schools and universities have gone into overdrive in order to sustain this massive transition to remote learning with the edtech industry racing to help. Here are some big deals we saw this week. Pennsylvania’s Daniel Boone Area School District (DBASD) announced a new partnership with…

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Building Online Learning Courses: University vs. Corporate
April 29, 2020

Brian Runo shares a quick comparison of the differences in creating online learning courses for universities versus corporations in this episode of MarketScale’s Online Learning Minute. There are a few main differences that make online learning much simpler to execute for corporations. First, university online learning courses can take months or even years to…

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Online Learning Minute: Game Based Learning
April 15, 2020

Video game popularity has soared in the last decade, as billions around the globe gravitate toward the captivating activity. But video games aren’t just for entertainment. They can also be educational. On today’s Online Learning Minute with host Brian Runo, we learn what game-based learning is and how it differs from gamification. The math-based…

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