Articles by tag: professional development

Edtech Paves the Way for Adults to Learn Skills Outside Traditional Classrooms

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TIME’s recent release of its first inaugural list of the world’s top edtech companies marks a significant moment in educational technology. The list showcases leaders from diverse markets including Singapore, the UK, Brazil, China, and the U.S., reflecting a global push towards innovative learning solutions. This publication comes at a time when the world…

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Finding Your Identity with Dustin Odham

In an era where screens dominate our time, finding your personal identity becomes a challenge. Our generation is shaping itself based on an increasingly virtual world, often losing touch with the inner self. In fact, a recent study suggests that we could end up spending at least ten years of our life in front of…

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Being a Self-Starting Innovator

Athletes, especially at higher levels like college or professional, tend to view themselves through the lens of their sport. This can create issues when, after years of associating with their sport, they have to take their identity and transition it to “real life.” So, how can high-level performers like athletes build their own brands that…

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Reimagining Professional Development

Most teachers work 40 hours per week, right? Actually, it’s more like 54 hours per week these days, says EdWeek. Unfortunately, that doesn’t leave much room outside of the classroom for professional development and training. What is being done to help teachers better themselves and become the best possible educators they can with such…

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10 Minutes to a Better Building
The Benefits of Boland Professional Development Courses

Educating service shops, building owners, engineers, salespersons, and other people in the industry is a point of pride for Boland. Their professional development classes give folks knowledge and training on the equipment they work on or have in their buildings. Del Johnson, Special Project Leader at Boland, spoke with Tyler Kern about the program’s many…

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Dig Your Heels In - Season 2
Dig Your Heels In: A Working Woman’s Series with YiDing Yu

YiDing Yu is the CMO at Olive, a practicing physician, published researcher, and serial entrepreneur. As a female in the healthcare and tech industries, she’s excited about the growth of women in healthcare. Yu said she grew up with a ton of interests. She knew she wanted to be a doctor when she was little….

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The New Style of Educator Professional Development

One of the things that should never go back to normal post-pandemic is traditional professional development. In this episode, Adam Geller, Founder and CEO of Edthena, details how new technologies behaviors give teachers more agency over their professional learning. Is this the end of sit and git? As part of the company’s focus on the…

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Ensuring Excellence: Jonathan Yu’s Commitment to Quality Control
June 15, 2024

Meet Jonathan Yu, the meticulous Quality Control Manager at Rentex, Philadelphia. Jonathan helps to ensure project success for Rentex customers by keeping all equipment is in tip-top shape. With the precision of a Jedi, he maintains the highest standards of quality and reliability, bringing unparalleled dedication his role. Join us in celebrating Jonathan’s hard work…

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Resilience in Action: Rodney Krantz’s Operational Expertise
June 15, 2024

Meet Rodney Krantz, the dynamic Operations Manager at Rentex Las Vegas. Rodney thrives in the bustling environment of Las Vegas, expertly managing operations with remarkable resilience and determination. His journey as a cancer survivor adds to his strength and dedication, inspiring those around him. Join us in celebrating Rodney’s unwavering commitment and the vibrant energy…

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Mastering Multitasking: Garrett Millar’s Warehouse Leadership
June 15, 2024

Meet Garrett Millar, the adept Warehouse Manager at Rentex, Las Vegas. Garrett excels at multitasking, expertly juggling numerous responsibilities to ensure smooth and efficient operations. His ability to handle diverse tasks with precision and agility keeps the warehouse running seamlessly. Join us in celebrating Garrett’s dedication and the exceptional management skills he brings to our…

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Tech-Savvy Leadership: Robert Zicarelli’s Warehouse Expertise
June 15, 2024

Meet Robert Zicarelli, the diligent Assistant Warehouse Manager at Rentex Las Vegas. Robert excels in maintaining efficient warehouse operations with a keen eye for detail and organization. His strategic approach to challenges is as meticulous as fine-tuning a high-performance car. Join us in celebrating Robert’s dedication and the innovative energy he brings to our Las…

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Why You Need a Life Coach
May 10, 2021

Mind, body and spirit are three ingredients necessary to achieve a holistic balance in one’s life. It’s the job of Jillian Arena, Owner of Intuitive Balance Coaching and a holistic life coach, to strike that balance within her clients. “A lot of coaches will focus just on the mental and emotional side of things,” Arena…

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New Data Compares Student and Teacher EdTech Usage During the Pandemic
January 4, 2021

LearnPlatform, developer of an edtech effectiveness system used by states and districts serving more than 4 million students, today published a new analysis of online usage by 2.5 million students during the era of remote and hybrid instruction. “The good news here is that educators who serve low-income students appear to be getting access to,…

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How to Build Results-Oriented Microlearning Lessons
December 17, 2020

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.   Whether it’s hiring employees, keeping them engaged,…

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Verizon Innovative Learning Expands to Offer 3M+ Teachers Free Tools for Digital Education
December 1, 2020

As the ongoing pandemic continues to exacerbate the digital divide in America and increase barriers to digital learning, Verizon is increasing its investment in support of remote learning with the launch of new programs to benefit technology-integrated instruction: Teacher Training Pathways and a new offering to bring connectivity to more students in under-resourced schools. Developed under the Verizon Innovative…

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Professional Development Gives Educators an Immersive, Engaging Experience
November 30, 2020

Today’s educators face more challenges than ever before. With the pandemic adding new layers of complexity to teaching, are our educators sacrificing their professional development to get through this time of socially distanced learning? With time a precious and scarce commodity these days and in-person training not realistic, how can educators get the professional…

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Educators See Technology as Vital to Pandemic Recovery
November 11, 2020

Nearly nine in 10 educators believe that the need for technology in schools will increase in the next three years, according to a new survey released by the University of Virginia and the EdTech Evidence Exchange. Conducted as schools and districts navigate their response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the survey also found that an overwhelming majority…

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Quality Matters, the Virtual Learning Leadership Alliance, and 2gnoMe Introduce a New Portal to Support Teaching Mastery of Effective Online Practices
November 9, 2020

COVID-19 has upended how teachers teach and how their students learn. The pandemic highlights gaps in skill readiness and inequities in access to quality resources. The work of the National Standards for Quality (NSQ) Online Learning is more relevant than ever for K-12 educators, especially those that may be new to teaching students in a…

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The Promise of Upskilling in Manufacturing
October 26, 2020

On this episode of the Voices of eLearning, HP Director of EdTech Innovation Mike Belcher joined host JW Marshall to explore how HP is navigating the intersection of education and technology and helping elevate education from K-12 all the way through professional education. Like everyone in the industry, Belcher said the COVID-19 pandemic has had…

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What is Zoom’s Role in Professional Development?
October 6, 2020

Where do we start? Curriculum Associates CEO Rob Waldron believes it’s with the teachers. In this episode, Rob expounds on shifting PD methods during COVID, the importance of the edTech community to support education, and the new role parents are playing in this current reality. Curriculum Associates, developer of curriculum and diagnostic assessments used…

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