Articles by tag: K-12

“Unpacking Choice, Student Centered Learning, and Trends in K-12 Education”

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In the most recent episode of “The Future of Education“, host Michael Horn had a chat with Adam Newman and Christian Lehr, both executives at Tyton Partners, on student centered learning and the innovation within K-12 schooling. Newman and Lehr are additionally terrific authors of a series of research reports, “Choose to Learn”, a […]

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Philanthropy to Shape and Transform the Future of Education

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

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

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
Change Starts Here: Every Student has Potential

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

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
Accelerating Texas K12 Education: Connecting the real world to the classroom.

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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Trending Soon: Solving Customers’ Needs and Creating Personalized Shopping Experiences is the Future of Retail
April 24, 2024

One way that brands can enhance customer loyalty and increase their sales is by leveraging the growing consumer desire for easy and personalized shopping experiences.  In a recent segment of Experts Talk for a roundtable discussion on the present and future state of retail stores, Sarah Jarvis, a Retail Marketing and Loyalty Expert at […]

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Small Retailers are at the Forefront of Economic and Community Revival
April 24, 2024

As big-box retailers like Walmart and Target continue to expand their physical storefronts, small business retailers are carving out a niche by integrating deeply with their local communities. These local shops, unlike their gigantic counterparts, are leveraging their brick-and-mortar presence to enhance community ties and foster local economies. While large retailers invest in blending […]

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When Using & Safeguarding Mass Amounts of Captured Data From Facility Monitoring Devices and Environments, Make it Meaningful
April 24, 2024

One of the many topics of ISC West 2024 was how the industry could overcome the strategic challenge of managing and safeguarding the massive amounts of data collected from facility monitoring devices. Cathal Walsh, the Vice President and Chief Security Officer at Guidepost Solutions, engages deeply with this issue and offered insights on refining […]

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Implementation of Digital Strategies is Helping Smaller Retailers Finally Compete Against Big Box Stores
April 24, 2024

Some smaller brands and boutiques are setting examples that larger corporations could follow. Smaller and mid-sized retailers are now effectively competing against their larger retail counterparts by utilizing digital innovations. By implementing digital strategies, smaller retailers are enhancing customer value and operational efficiency.  On an informative segment of an Experts Talk retail roundtable to […]

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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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Revaluing the Currency of “Power” Skills in K-12
July 16, 2021

In anticipation of the 2021 ASU+GSV Summit, which brings together stakeholders and leaders in education, The Age of Digital Learning is spotlighting some of the featured speakers. Host Kevin Hogan spoke with Jamie Candee, CEO of Edmentum, about her upcoming panel on “power skills” in K-12. Candee is also a board member of America Succeeds, a nonprofit that connects […]

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Insights on the Past, Present and Future of Higher Education
June 3, 2021

Dr. James Smith is the 23rd President of East Michigan University. Dr. Smith’s education focus is on EMU students’ futures, not the past, because what they do in life with that education experience will make the world a better place. He joined host Tom Watkins to talk about his efforts and the education landscape as […]

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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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Why Learner-Centric Content Gets Better Engagement
May 20, 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.   As our education systems begin returning to a ‘new […]

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The Re-Imagined Classroom: What Stays and What Goes?
May 14, 2021

If there is one thing that is certain amidst all this uncertainty, physical classrooms will never be the same. In this episode, Grant Woods, VP of Marketing for Aver Information, discusses some of the innovative ways educators and students used their tech during the early days of the pandemic and how the company has […]

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Beyond the Classroom: Rethinking What’s Normal in Education
May 3, 2021

In terms of the COVID-19 pandemic, an often-discussed notion is getting things back to normal. But in children’s education, what if normal was never good enough? What if, along with this pandemic, comes an opportunity to create a better normal? Technology and other learning tools could provide an accelerated and personalized learning experience for students. […]

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