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

Ryan Stowers discusses work and learning

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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From Classroom Insights to Academic Research with Young-Suk Kim

The intricate dance between the theoretical world of academia and the practical realm of classroom teaching is an ever-evolving journey, as highlighted by the insightful words of Young-Suk Kim from UC Irvine School of Education. As she reflects on her transition from teaching to academic research, Kim emphasizes the importance of bridging the gap…

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Istation Celebrates 25 Years of Improving Education and Learning

Improving education is a journey, a transformative process that shapes the minds of young individuals and prepares them for the world. It’s a journey that begins the moment a child steps through the school doors, their eyes wide with curiosity and potential. This potential is not just seen, but deeply felt by those who…

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Learning that Lasts with Janell Blunt, PhD

With the ever-increasing pressure to perform on standardized tests, many educators are looking for ways to help their students learn more effectively. Dr. Janell Blunt, an associate professor of psychology and learning at a Midwestern university, is on a mission to do just that. In this episode, Dr. Blunt discusses her research on the science…

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Voices of eLearning: Modern Classrooms Project

A teacher’s job can be a hard one, and that is especially true when the tools at their disposal are not improving the classroom. The struggle of keeping students engaged and having them actually learn something is on-going, but various solutions exist. And one non-profit—Modern Classrooms Project—has found a unique solution to improving the work…

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Cambium Learning Group: Helping Teachers Teach and Students Learn

The education sector has gone through some major hurdles over the last few years. So whatever problems teachers and students were having before the COVID pandemic only got worse during and after. As challenging as things might be, it’s a challenge one company is more than happy to take on. On this episode of…

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Change Starts Here
The Four Essential Roles of Leadership

Amidst and after the pandemic, there is more pressure on teachers to produce more outputs than inputs; people call for more responsibility and standardization in teaching and learning. This pressure trauma is showcasing itself and putting immense pressure on teachers to perform effectively, leading to burnout, quitting, and losing great people in the field. According…

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Generative AI in Content Marketing: Why Creativity & Authenticity Will Make it Work
July 11, 2024

Will 2024 be known as the year AI made waves in content marketing? It sure seems so, with recent AI-driven ads from Toys R Us and Under Armour generating significant buzz online. Not just this: Despite having no official ties to the brand, a mock Volvo ad created entirely by AI has also gone…

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Hiring Made Human: Hiring When You’re a Start-Up
July 11, 2024

The challenges of hiring for a startup have become more pronounced these days than ever. With technological advancements and evolving market demands, startups must be agile and strategic in their hiring practices to ensure success. According to some studies, nearly 90 percent of startups fail, with a significant factor being the inability to attract…

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Fifth Inning – Focus on the Customer
July 11, 2024

In a compelling narrative by Jesse Cole, the Savannah Bananas, a baseball team known for its unconventional approach, has declared advertising dead. Cole emphatically asserts that while advertising may attract customers, it is the fan experience that fosters lasting loyalty. In a bold move, the Savannah Bananas have eliminated all forms of advertising at…

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The Trucking Industry Needs a Fitness Overhaul to Jumpstart a Trucking Health Revolution
July 11, 2024

With the trucking industry seeing many changes that prioritize efficiency and productivity, the health of truck drivers has increasingly peaked as a critical concern. With life expectancies for truck drivers averaging 16 years less than the general population, there is an urgent need to address health issues within the industry. Recent initiatives, like the…

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2022 Education in Review: Keep Your Students Engaged
December 12, 2022

Student engagement is an important topic to keep top of mind as we begin closing 2022 and heading into the new year. We spoke with education professionals about trends and challenges they saw over the past 12 months in the classroom. Among all of the responses, engagement was at the top of the list. Education…

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Cambium Assessment 4-Year Study Shows Clear and Significant Student Learning Loss
December 6, 2022

One of the most critical topics in education today is the pandemic’s effect on learning over the past few years. In October 2022, Cambium Assessment released its new longitudinal study, which tracked 2.25 million students over four years before and during the pandemic. The results indicate an unprecedented learning loss during the two years since…

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A Human-Centered Approach to Learning and the Integration into the Education System
September 15, 2022

A human-centered education approach puts neurodiversity and people’s ability to learn differently at the forefront. Our current system is results driven. Human-centered learning evolves learning milestones naturally. “It’s not that the conventional approach is wrong. It’s that the world has changed. And we need education to do something really different. It’s not clear that…

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Building Bridges and Making Differences
May 26, 2022

Making a difference in education is everything to Cambium Learning Group CEO Ashley Andersen Zantop. To talk about improving outcomes in education, Andersen Zantop sits down with Voices of eLearning hosts JW Marshall and Leena Marie Saleh. As a former teacher and collegiate coach, Andersen Zantop had a passion for creating change, but wasn’t…

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New LearnPlatform Report Shows Educators Interact with 86 Different Tools
April 21, 2022

The pandemic has increased the use of tech-enabled learning in school districts across the nation. This rise in smart technology inside the classroom is here to stay according to Karl Rectanus, Co-Founder and CEO, and Mary Styers, Ph.D. Director of Research both with LearnPlatform, who sat down with Voices of eLearning hosts JW Marshall and…

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Accelerating Texas K12 Education from Summit K12 Education
February 18, 2022

Summit K12’s vision is “Creating a digital platform that differences and accelerates learning for every student.” John Kresky, Founder and CEO of Summit K12, joined Host Tyler Kern to discuss how this vision came to fruition and how Summit K12 is growing into this Kresky began his career working at Study Island, an online test…

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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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3 Keys To Creating A Learning Culture For Teachers
September 2, 2021

On this episode of an Istation podcast, Host Courtney Echerd talked with Christy Spivey, VP of Customer Success at Istation, which has become one of the nation’s leading providers of richly animated, game-like educational technology. Istation’s innovative reading, math, and Spanish programs immerse students in an engaging and interactive environment and inspire them to learn….

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ASU+GSV Summit: A Look at the Upcoming Year in Education
August 11, 2021

Day No. 2 of the ASU+GSV Summit, a powerful return to in-person events for the education industry, has come and gone — and MarketScale’s Kevin Hogan, host of the Age of Digital Learning, was still on the scene. So, what are this year’s attendees most looking forward to as the fall semester, which promises an…

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