Articles by tag: Learning Loss

Metered Spending for Instruction Materials: How Will the American Rescue Plan Impact Spending?

The COVID-19 pandemic caused a massive 360 in the way education was conducted, with learning shifting to a virtual format. Not only has the format of education shifted, but so has the funding; for the 2023 fiscal year, 88.3 billion dollars has been allotted to K-12 COVID-relief. The back-to-school American Rescue Plan released by the…

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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 Snowball Effects of Learning Loss

“Learning loss describes the loss of knowledge and skill that students experience when they’re not in school,” Grabill said. “It’s kind of the idea that learning decays over time if students don’t engage with it or use it regularly.” The pandemic forced educators to change the way they teach, as students shifted to an…

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As Math Proficiency Scores Decline Nationwide, How Should Curriculum Shift?

Disruptions to education during the pandemic had a serious impact on knowledge retention and student performance, and it’s bearing out in assessment numbers. Whether it’s a fault in the test themselves, a byproduct of COVID, or a mix of both, mathematics is one of the subjects affected the most. A study from the National…

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How Learning Loss is Being Handled Around the World

COVID learning loss in U.S. states like Minnesota is being addressed through the use of federal relief funds by hiring dozens of math and reading teachers, plus expanding summer & after-school programming. We asked Gustaf Öqvist Seimyr, the co-founder of Lexplore, how other countries are approaching their learning loss challenges, and what can we learn…

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3 Steps to Accelerate Learning and Reimagine Intervention

The COVID-19 pandemic was extremely disruptive to students’ ability to learn. Even for students who could adequately access online and hybrid programs, wide and varied learning gaps emerged that will take time and effort to overcome. That means, with the fall semester quickly approaching, it’s time for educational leaders to rethink and reimagine best…

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EdTech: How to Use Federal Education Funds to Ease STEM Learning Loss

The past two school years have been unprecedented in their difficulty. Students feel it. Teachers and administration feel it. But thankfully, the U.S. government is providing federal funds to help state and local education agencies meet all their students’ increased learning needs. In this episode of the Marketscale EdTech podcast, host Shelby Skrhak sat down…

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Construction of the HPC Data Center is Prime Destination for AI Progression
May 17, 2024

As digital infrastructure continues to evolve, the strategic development of data centers is crucial. A recent update from Applied Digital celebrates the progress of the company’s HPC Data Center in Ellendale, North Dakota, positioning it as a pivotal player in the advancement of AI technologies. Highlighted in this special video is the HPC Data…

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Nick Phillips of Applied Digital talks community engagement
Community Engagement is Key for Companies Aiming to Support and Impact Local Communities
May 17, 2024

Corporate responsibility is under the microscope but Applied Digital readily stands out for its positive impact on local communities. As part of the broader discussion on community engagement and economic development, there are several things companies can do to contribute to local prosperity. For a special episode for Applied Digital, Nick Phillips, EVP of…

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Ellendale HPC Datacenter
Ellendale HPC Datacenter
May 17, 2024

The shell of our groundbreaking Ellendale HPC Datacenter is nearly complete! With each panel and beam, we’re closer to launching a hub with unmatched AI capabilities, designed for high-density computing. Watch as we shape the future of AI infrastructure

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Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy
Sunstone Partners Offsite 2024
May 17, 2024

Sunstone Partners’ 2024 planning and strategy meeting was held offsite in Calistoga, CA this year.  During the event the team bonded in fun activities like wine making and fantastic meals.  On the business side, there was reflection on the significant accomplishments of the team for the year, as well as focusing on upcoming goals…

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What School District Leaders See as Next Steps
May 11, 2021

After one of the most challenging years in the history of the U.S. education system, district leaders from across the country are cautiously optimistic about the future. This finding comes from a new report from Cambium Learning Group, which reveals results from a survey of more than 100 PreK-12 district leaders across the country. In partnership…

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Schools Face Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity to Accelerate Learning
April 12, 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.   School districts across the country are receiving new COVID…

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Will the Future of Schools Include Flexible Scheduling?
March 15, 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.     The original flex time in school was study…

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Understanding the Research and Analytics Behind Educational Trends
February 18, 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. Voices of eLearning host JW Marshall has discussed the future…

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National Study Shows Online Literacy Engagement Minimizes COVID Slide
December 1, 2020

A real-time national education study of more than one million students by two leading not-for-profit education groups has found that continued engagement with technology-enabled instruction during COVID-19 school closures has significantly reduced students’ loss of potential reading growth. The Successful Practices Network (SPN) and the Center for College and Career Readiness (CCCR) released these findings…

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5.3 Million Star Assessments Show the True Impact of the COVID Slide
November 24, 2020

Renaissance has released How Kids Are Performing: Tracking the Impact of COVID-19 on Reading and Mathematics Achievement, a report detailing the learning effects associated with COVID-19 school disruptions. Designed to end the speculation and provide guidance for educators as they address learning gaps, the report is based on the results of more than five million student…

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Turning Learning Loss Into Gains
October 30, 2020

Maybe it’s not as bad as we thought. Stuart Udell, CEO of Achieve3000 has been tracking the rumored “learning loss” data since spring, and while the situation is by no means good, there are hopeful data points. In this episode, Stuart shares some results from the company’s upcoming report. He also highlights how remote technologies…

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What the Data Says About Learning Loss During COVID: Remote Possibilities
May 29, 2020

The first data are in regarding learning loss during the pandemic and the results don’t look good. In this episode of Remote Possibilities, Kevin Hogan talks with Stuart Udell, CEO of Achieve3000, and one of the authors of a new study by the Successful Practices Network and the Center for College & Career Readiness,…

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