Articles by tag: online learning

Education as a Benefit for Frontline Employees

Education as a benefit

As of 2020, 47 percent of employers offered some level of assistance for undergraduate or graduate tuition assistance. However, MBA application numbers dropped 6.5% in 2022. Clearly, there has been a shift in how employees and employers are viewing education as a benefit in the workplace. Why are post-secondary degrees in the workplace no…

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Research Supports Personalized Learning’s Potential. Experts Say Not to Launch it Prematurely in Students’ Education.

The debate around personalized learning in education has been gaining traction in recent years. A recent survey from consulting firm Tyton Partners shows parents are increasingly advocating to “direct and tailor” their K-12 students’ education experience. As schools look for ways to engage students and improve learning outcomes, the focus has turned towards understanding the…

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Education & EdTech
The Educational Landscape in Crisis

All tutoring is not created equal—that doesn’t mean all tutoring is bad, different needs work for different people. Yet, even so, there is one tutoring method that seems to help kids tenfold: high dosage. So how does this tutoring method have an upperhand over other methods, and how is our current educational landscape in…

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B2B Community Engagement Reinvented: Design Techniques Inspired by Online Learning and On-Demand Media Platforms

In today’s fast-paced digital landscape, innovative design strategies are crucial for capturing the attention and engagement of B2B communities. Drawing inspiration from popular online learning platforms such as MasterClass, Coursera, and Domestika, as well as on-demand media platforms like Netflix and Apple TV+, can help businesses create content that resonates with their target audience. In…

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The Alliance for Adult Education: Furthering Educational Opportunities in Workforce Development

There are currently millions of Americans who do not have a high school diploma or access to adult education opportunities that would help them grow their knowledge. With so many Americans missing education, there is a large potential skilled workforce that is just not being tapped into. Access to education for adults can dramatically change…

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Education & EdTech
Alternative Credentials Provide More Educational Opportunities

Before and amid the pandemic, people’s interest grew in online courses and alternative credentials. COVID played a large role in changing the way people view education and earning a degree. Life is busy for everyone and it is hard to find the time to further your education when you are working a 9-5, taking…

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AV Technology is Advancing Online Learning

Advanced online learning was a lifeline during the pandemic, and now it remains a vital component of the education puzzle. From hybrid learning in classrooms to continual online courses offered globally, this technology will increase and expand, not fade away. Companies like Samsung are developing interactive displays for the classroom, so that educators can…

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Breaking the Cycle and Inspiring Others
July 23, 2024

Nowadays, the traditional path to education is being questioned more than ever and there are numerous stories that provide a beacon of hope for those considering alternative routes. As the number of adults without a high school diploma reaches nearly 22 million in the United States, the importance of understanding and embracing non-traditional education…

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School Safety and Regulatory Compliance
Approaching Safety and Regulatory Compliance with Intent and Purpose
July 23, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with special guest, Carrie Mockler, the Vice President of Operations at PublicSchoolWORKS, a Raptor Technologies company. PublicSchoolWORKS is a fully automated, all-in-one learning management system for online training for school staff and a comprehensive risk management program. Key Takeaways: •…

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The Power of Self-Compassion in Leadership and Cognitive Diversity Can Transform Workplaces
July 23, 2024

Mental health and a sense of belonging are critical issues in today’s workplaces. So much that it is essential to practice self-compassion and form a better understanding of cognitive diversity. Leaders today must navigate the complexities of fostering connection and reducing isolation among their teams. Recent studies indicate that 40 percent of employees feel…

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Passion, Nature, and Fine Art Photography with Knox Kronenberg
July 23, 2024

In the ever-evolving world of fine art photography, capturing the intersection of the old and the new is both a challenge and an art form in itself. Knox Kronenberg, a prominent photographer based in Austin, Texas, embodies this intersection through his work, which uniquely blends historical elements with modern contexts. As technology advances and…

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What’s Next for the Future of Digital Education?
December 12, 2022

The future of digital education is here now; in a recent Financial Express think piece to coincide with National Education Day, the author argued that as “the world came to an unprecedented standstill, tectonic shifts occurred in the world of education… To date, technology has only addressed the surface issue of access – access to…

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The Great EdTech Audit of 2022 Roundtable
June 7, 2022

Wrapping up the 2022 school year, we’re finally starting to see the full repercussions of the pandemic and the effects COVID-19 has had on the US education system. McKinsey & Company quotes 2020-21 to be “the most disrupted of school years,” with analysis suggesting that students were on average “five months behind on mathematics and…

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The Pandemic Helped Education Realize K-12 Education Has Outgrown its Purpose, How Will It Be Reimagined?
March 24, 2022

When Amy Valentine started her education career, she wasn’t quite sure where she’d end up. After working in traditional, blending and online school communities she realized her passion for education started with her statement, “I am an education enthusiast, in a non-traditional way.” To discuss her charity’s work and the future of education, Valentine sits…

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Accelerating Texas K12 Education: The Importance of Personalized Instruction for Students
March 7, 2022

The core foundation of every successful movement in cultivating change and growth is education. Former district superintendent and current Executive Director of The Texas School Alliance, Dr. Curtis Culwell, joined host J.W. Marshall to speak about educational policy, innovation, and student experience. Dr. Culwell realizes that not every student starts at the same place; wherein…

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Accelerating Texas K12 Education: TASA: Putting the Public Back into Public Education
February 18, 2022

With the education sector completely disrupted from the pandemic, school administration and students alike are feeling anxiety and pressure from the uncertainty and instability of the world. What does the ‘new normal’ look like for educating students? How are schools handling staff burnout? Answering these questions and more on Accelerating Texas K12 Education is Kevin…

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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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EdTech Providers Join Forces to Democratize Options for Hybrid Learning
December 13, 2021

Hybrid learning, meaning the use of technology to make alternatives to standard, in-classroom learning available, is nothing new. However, the pandemic has created an urgent need for more and more diverse hybrid learning options that work for both teachers and students. According to Duncan Peberdy of Learn From Anywhere, many colleges and universities have…

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Can American EdTech Companies Keep Pace with India?
October 14, 2021

Key Points: A shift from in-person learning to remote learning has changed education dramatically which has impacted 1.2 billion students worldwide. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a catalyst for the global edtech boom. The edtech market in India is expected to grow from $700 million to $30 billion within the next decade. Commentary: The…

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Will Free Online Courses Be EdTech Companies’ Silver Bullet for Market Differentiation?
October 11, 2021

India’s edtech industry is working to be the global leader in online tools, curriculum and platforms. If the flow of capital is a good litmus test, both the short- and long-term outlook would point to India being on the right track. High profile startups like Vedantu are actively securing millions of dollars in new…

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