Articles by tag: K-12

Philanthropy to Shape and Transform the Future of Education

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Retailers Need to Enhance Omnichannel Consumer Experience to Benefit
December 9, 2022

According to the National Retail Federation, almost 200 million consumers were shopping over Thanksgiving weekend. The NRF reports that “the total number of shoppers grew by nearly 17 million from 2021 and is the highest figure since NRF first started tracking this data in 2017”, this growth being in large part to the record-breaking […]

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Honda autonomous driving
Honda Autonomous Driving is the First Level-3 System from US Manufacturer
December 9, 2022

Watch out Tesla – Honda has announced their latest innovation in autonomous driving with “Sensing 360.” Honda plans to roll out this technology suite globally in 2024. Honda autonomous driving will feature assisted driving features like “Autonomous emergency braking with expanded cross-traffic, pedestrian detection capabilities, front cross-traffic alert, active lane-change assist (blind-spot monitoring), [and] […]

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What Tesla Electric Semi-trucks Mean for Pepsi Co. and the Trucking Industry
December 9, 2022

Elon Musk recently shipped the first order of the Tesla electric semi-trucks to Pepsi Co. with a few more companies to follow in coming months. This marks the beginning of Tesla’s new long-range hauling vehicle finally hitting the road and entering into the shipping and hauling industry. Bob Galyen of Galyen Energy LLC notes that […]

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Philanthropy to Shape and Transform the Future of Education
December 5, 2022

Leading education in the twenty-first century takes not only a village, it takes the generosity and ingenuity of philanthropy. One organization striving to impact students profoundly and positively is The Overdeck Family Foundation. Overdeck was founded in 2011 by John and Laura Overdeck to provide all children the opportunity to unlock their full potential. […]

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STEM Education for Students K-12
November 18, 2022

At Automation Alley’s 2022 INTEGR8 Conference, the hot topic of conversation amongst advanced manufacturers and conference attendees was how to increase student numbers in STEM programs.  The DisruptED podcast hosts Ron J Stefanski and Dr. Caesar Mickens Jr. attended INTEGR8. Mickens said the conference proved it’s an exciting time in education for STEM but […]

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Bringing Back The Joy of Teaching
October 11, 2022

Over the summer, many teachers packed up their classrooms, closed their doors, and said goodbye when the end of the day bell rang – for good. When schools closed throughout the country for the past few years, teachers had to learn how to teach from afar and figure out different ways to support the needs […]

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Change Starts Here: Every Student has Potential
August 31, 2022

Cathy Quiroz Moore is the Superintendent of the Wake County Public School System, NC, the 15th largest school system in the United States. Moore came to the U.S. from Ecuador when she was two years old. That dual culture influenced who Moore is as a person and her actions as a leader. Her roots in […]

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Michael Horn Discusses the Need to Reinvent Education
May 12, 2022

The pandemic has often been named as education’s biggest disruptor. A catalyst for change, the pandemic highlighted failing systems along traditional learning pathways throughout the K-12 educational system. After co-founding a non-profit thinktank focused on education disruption, education thought leader and author Michael Horn penned a new book entitled “From Reopen to Reinvent”. With […]

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Accelerating Texas K12 Education: Connecting the real world to the classroom.
March 8, 2022

For twenty-seven years, Jen Meyer, President of Science Teachers Associations of Texas (STAT) and educator, has been well-versed in education ranging from elementary to special education. Meyer, the coordinator for elementary science, describes her career as an “Interesting and exciting educational career.”Meyer shares that fellow educators she has known have amazed her with the community’s […]

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Breaking Down the Need for Cybersecurity in EdTech
February 10, 2022

Using the internet as a resource is hardly new in the education space. The security of that connection is pertinent to maintaining a safe and educational environment for students and teachers. Identity Automation’s Jamie Donally and Michael Webb discuss the value and importance of cybersecurity in the education space with host Ben Thomas. The state […]

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Retooling Testing Strategies for Today’s Modern Learning Environment
September 9, 2021

School districts from California, to Colorado, to Texas all continue to distance themselves from legacy standardized testing, both for the K-12 education journey and for college admissions. With low standardized testing performance, how should schools retool their testing strategies to address both learning loss and year-over-year aptitude in an individualized way? Here’s Gustaf Öqvist Seimyr, […]

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Simplicity Will Be Key to EdTech Success
July 16, 2021

Nothing about the ongoing attempts to solidify post-pandemic learning will be easy. On this episode of EdTech Today, Maggie Hallbach analyzes the machinations and relationships amongst government, industry, districts, and parents and explains how it is at least possible. Verizon recently released findings from its Look Forward study on how Americans have adapted to life one […]

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