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Military and Corporations Competing for Talent Must Utilize Education Incentives

It’s a fast-evolving workforce out there and the competition for talent has intensified, touching even the most traditional sectors such as the military. As companies, large and small, recognize the importance of investing in their employees through education benefits, a new landscape emerges where even the U.S. military must innovate to attract and retain…

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Revolutionizing Audio Technology for Classroom Acoustics Will Foster and Improve Inclusive Education

The integration of advanced audio technology in K-12 education is proving to be a pivotal evolution, particularly for enhancing learning environments for all students, including those with special needs or hearing impairments. Currently, classrooms across the nation vary too widely from each other. From some schools having state-of-the-art facilities, to others in outdated buildings…

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Digital Transformation in Education: Training Programs and Other Resources Can Help Teachers Feel Confident When Using New Technologies

Navigating the digital transformation in education, “Unbox Innovation” by Boxlight, hosted by Amy Shadroff, addresses the crucial role of technology in modern classrooms. As educators worldwide adapt to a post-pandemic environment, integrating digital tools in teaching and learning has become more significant than ever. In this era of evolving classrooms, how can educators bridge…

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Bold Measures are Needed to Improve Investment in Higher Education

The stakes for higher education have never been higher as the educational landscape sees rapid evolution. As universities and colleges grapple with the dual challenges of technological disruption and increasing demands for accessible, quality education, the question of how best to implement investment in higher education becomes a priority. This debate has been ignited…

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Audio Learning is More Than Just an Alternative to Digital, But More Useful in Enhancing Education

Digital screens often dominate our lives and interactions even in schools, but the question of alternative, impactful ways of learning has become a major factor. Audio, which was long considered a secondary medium for education, is re-emerging as a powerful tool in shaping how we learn, think, and perceive the world. Studies have shown…

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The Concept of Work and Learning Needs a Massive Overhaul if Workforce Development is at Stake

Current times continue to demonstrate that traditional educational paradigms are increasingly failing to meet the needs of a diverse and evolving workforce, which is now pivoting the conversation around reimagining how we develop talent more pertinent. The rise of digital transformation, coupled with a persistent skills gap, underscores a pressing need to overhaul the…

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The Power of Boxlight Technologies Transforms Clayton County Public Schools

The landscape of education has seen much evolution and school districts like Clayton County Public Schools have emerged as a beacon of innovation and commitment to student achievement, thanks to the leadership of Dr. Anthony Smith, district staff, educators, and the Boxlight team. Recognizing the central role of technology in modern learning, the district…

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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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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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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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Classroom Audio is a Vital Tool in Promoting Modern EdTech
March 6, 2024

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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AI and Technology Revolutionize Workforce Dynamics, Demand New Skill Sets
February 9, 2024

In this episode of DisruptED, the focus was on the transformative power of lifelong learning amidst technological advancements and societal challenges. The guest, Dr. Keith Keating, the Chief Learning Officer at Archwell shared his remarkable journey from being a high school dropout to earning a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. The conversation centered…

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Honor Education is Revolutionizing Education Through the Ease of Course Designing
January 30, 2024

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
January 29, 2024

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
January 23, 2024

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
January 23, 2024

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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Universities Need AI Skills In the Curriculum to Create Competitive Graduates
December 20, 2023

The job market is quickly evolving and at the moment AI skills are becoming a leading conversation for many industries. About three quarters of today’s employers are now seeking workers with AI skills, according to a recent Amazon Web Services study. But, employers are facing significant challenges in recruitment despite incentives to offer substantial…

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Competency-Based Learning is the Key to Success: WGU’s Strategic Vision
December 18, 2023

A critical examination of how universities prepare students for the job market marks the evolving landscape of higher education. Western Governors University (WGU) stands out in this changing terrain, committed to competency-based learning. This approach tightly aligns academic programs with the industry’s urgent demands, positioning WGU as a pioneer in connecting education and employment….

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Creativity in the Classroom Starts With Embracing Positive Tools and Attitudes
December 6, 2023

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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