Articles by tag: Ed Tech

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 Read more


Unleashing Educator Brilliance: Transformative Thought Leadership in Education
November 27, 2023

In an era where education stands at the crossroads of tradition and innovation, the potential value of thought leadership becomes the guiding star for progress. “Just Thinking” dives into this potential with host Kevin Dougherty and guest Evan Edwards, a Professional Learning Specialist at 806 Technologies who exemplifies the transformative impact of visionary guidance […]

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Exploring Strategic Scheduling with Timely: A Key to Managing Educational Fiscal Challenges
November 27, 2023

Author: Michael Horn Educational institutions today are facing a financial precipice, with declining enrollments and funding cuts. Many schools are struggling to adapt to these fiscal pressures, highlighting the need for transformative solutions. This scenario raises an urgent need for innovative strategies like strategic scheduling to manage resources efficiently. What innovative approaches can districts […]

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Navigating the Highways of Driver Recruitment and Retention
November 24, 2023

In the bustling trucking world, the driver recruitment and retention challenge remains a pivotal concern. As industry leaders converge at the Women in Trucking conference, a hotbed for innovation and discussion, Optym’s Semi-Related podcast sheds light on these critical issues. Hosted by Jacob Eischen, this episode features Priscilla Peters, The Chief Marketing Officer for […]

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Student Creativity Faces Challenges With Standardized Testing and Academic Pressures
November 8, 2023

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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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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