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Is This the End of Traditional Education? OpenAI’s Sora Raises the Stakes

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With OpenAI’s launch of Sora, showcasing its ability to transform text into unbelievably realistic videos, how can this innovation redefine the way we create and consume educational content? Michael Horn, the Co-Founder of the Clayton Christensen Institute sees Sora not just as a tool but as a gateway to democratizing education. He highlights the profound…

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Educational Robotics Nurtures Critical Skills like Problem-Solving and Collaborative Teamwork

Educational robotics offers students more than just a glimpse into the world of technology. It fosters essential skills like problem-solving and teamwork. In the video, we meet Nathan, a seventh grader who recently participated in a robotics activity at school. He enthusiastically recounts the experience of controlling a robot through a computer, shedding light…

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Schools Struggle to Reach Their Education Technology Goals. Here’s Why and How To Fix It.

As we hit the two-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic, the education sector continues to struggle in adjusting to virtual and hybrid education at scale. In 2020, McKinsey estimated that, due to COVID closures and the abrupt transition to online education, kids lost almost 7 months of learning regardless of socioeconomic background, a level of…

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The GSV Cup Elite 200 Announced; Startups Will Compete For $1 Million In Prizes

ASU+GSV Summit, the annual education technology conference hosted by GSV Ventures and Arizona State University, announced today the selection of 200 pre-seed and seed education technology startups as finalists in its annual GSV Cup competition. These companies were selected based on rigorous criteria by a panel of 152 esteemed judges from global venture capital firms and…

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Supers to EdTech Companies: Don’t Call Us, We’ll call you

From this survey published by the National Superintendents Roundtable COVID-19 has unleashed a tsunami of work for school superintendents as they distribute food to students, implement distance learning, and prepare for a different fall school environment. What’s not helping, they say, is a flood of sales calls from technology vendors offering to help. The National…

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3 Big EdTech Deals Of The Week (May 28, 2020)

Top Hat, the leading active learning platform for higher education, announced it is acquiring more than 400 higher education textbook titles published by Nelson, Canada’s largest educational publisher. Top Hat will convert these print-only titles into digital courseware on its platform and infuse them with interactive elements, enabling educators to bring active learning to life…

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Three EdTech Insights To Follow During Quarantine

One advantage to quarantine is some extra time for deep reading. Each successive day there are new ideas and trends being posted on the reinvention of edtech. Rebecca Heilweil reports on issues surrounding remote learning and cheating for Vox: Still, these students’ experiences are another sign that, amid the pandemic, the hurried move to re-create…

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Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Preventing burnout
Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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How to Enhance Listening in the Classroom and Why it’s Crucial to Student Success
January 3, 2020

As technology develops at an exponential rate, experts are racing to harness the power of tech in the classroom. With so many advanced tools at our fingertips, which one will be the key to enhancing student learning? The answer is more simple and surprising than expected. David Solomon, CEO of Lightspeed, talks about technology…

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