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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 Read more

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Verizon Leaders: Unlocking Connectivity with the Verizon Partner Network
December 1, 2023

For a special episode of The Verizon Partner Network the focus was on the considerable role of partnerships in the Verizon Partner Program and the leaders shared their perspectives on the initiative. Their conversation brought about a lot of thought-providing context on the evolving telecommunications landscape. In today’s era, collaboration and integration are key to […]

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Mark Tina Envisions Differences to the Verizon Partner Network in 2024
December 1, 2023

In the dynamic telecommunications landscape, Verizon’s Partner Network continues to evolve, adapting to new trends and opportunities. For another segment featuring Mark Tina, VP of Indirect Channel Distribution and Channel Chief at Verizon Business Group, he explores exactly what types of significant changes and advancements the Verizon Partner Network will see in 2024. In this […]

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Mark Tina Explores the Importance of Partners in Verizon Business Group Success
December 1, 2023

A special episode of The Verizon Partner Network focuses on an examination of an industry marked by fierce competition and rapid innovation. But most importantly, how the role of partnerships in a company’s success is increasingly vital. Mark Tina, the VP of Indirect Channel Distribution and Channel Chief at Verizon, details why partners are essential […]

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Metered Spending for Instruction Materials: How Will the American Rescue Plan Impact Spending?
December 13, 2022

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.
January 14, 2022

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
October 26, 2021

“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?
October 18, 2021

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
September 8, 2021

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
August 10, 2021

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
May 27, 2021

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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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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