Articles by tag: Project Based Learning

The Success Behind Student Engagement? Parental Engagement.

A key to student success is parental engagement in their children’s school work. Sounds easy, but as we all know life can get in the way. I spoke with Caesar Mickens with Centric Learning on how project based learning can increase parent involvement in their child’s education and how his company is trying to bridge…

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Beyond the Classroom: Educational Reform in a Post-Pandemic World

Although no one can argue that the COVID-19 pandemic has set back education and student learning for months, if not years, there is still some good that has come out of our current situation. Now, educators better understand how to implement new technology into their lessons and how to better help students that may require…

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Schools Face Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity to Accelerate Learning

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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Why Getting “Back To Normal” Isn’t Enough For Education

There has been a mantra of sort that has pushed leaders in all industries forward during the difficult moments of the COVID-19 pandemic: Back to normal. That has extended to the field of education, where getting kids back into the classroom and having things feel like they did at the end of 2019 has been…

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Project-Based Learning Improves Student Performance Significantly

Students in project-based learning (PBL) classrooms across the United States significantly outperform students in typical classrooms, according to four studies released today by Lucas Education Research, a division of the George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF), along with researchers from five major universities. In the first study ever reported on project-based learning and Advanced Placement results, research scientists at the Center for Economic…

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Education & EdTech
Achieving Equity in Education through Project-Based Learning

The pandemic forced educational institutions to abruptly pivot from the classroom to an online approach within a matter of days, and the results have possibly changed the way society will view learning for the foreseeable future. JW was joined by Ron Stefanski, Executive director of sales and marketing for Centric Learning, to talk about…

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Education & EdTech
The Future of eLearning: Why Asynchronous Learning May Become the Standard Post-Pandemic

Is it more fun to sit in front of a screen and watch a video or play an interactive game? The answer isn’t the same for everyone, but most would choose the latter. The gamification of learning is one element of eLearning that can help draw people in, as can the ability to choose…

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Unleash the Power of Shure ULX-D: Over 1,350 Channels Now at Rentex!
June 24, 2024

Rentex now offers an impressive inventory of over 1,350 channels of Shure ULX-D digital wireless systems. These systems provide uncompromising 24-bit audio clarity and efficient RF performance. Available in single, dual, and quad channel configurations, the ULX-D receivers are perfect for professional sound reinforcement applications. With advanced encryption and robust signal stability, Rentex ensures reliable…

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Introducing the Brand New MXCW Kits from Rentex!
June 24, 2024

Rentex now offers the cutting-edge Shure Microflex Complete Wireless (MXCW) Kits, perfect for seamless digital conference setups. These kits support up to 125 participants with a single access point, ensuring reliable and interference-free communication. With automatic frequency coordination and AES-128 encryption, the MXCW system provides secure and robust audio transmission. Each unit is powered by…

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Elevate Your Presentations with Rentex’s AV Stumpfl Monolyte Screen!
June 24, 2024

Rentex introduces the AV Stumpfl Monolyte Screen, measuring 4’ 4″ x 7’ 8″, perfect for small meeting rooms. This mobile unibody 16:9 screen system features integrated legs for quick and intuitive setup, along with a black velour skirt for a polished look. The Monolyte screen is available with both front and rear projection surfaces. Designed…

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Power Up Your Projects with Rentex Computer Rentals!
June 24, 2024

Rentex offers an extensive range of high-performance computers, including top brands like Dell, HP, Lenovo, and Apple. Whether you need desktops, laptops, or Mac products, Rentex provides reliable solutions tailored to your project needs. Each computer is meticulously maintained and thoroughly tested to ensure top performance. With nationwide delivery and exceptional customer support, Rentex ensures…

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Utilizing Project Based Learning and “20 Percent Time” in Schools
September 26, 2019

Melissa Speetjens, the Principal at Waimea Canyon Middle School on the island of Kauai (the westernmost middle school in the United States), is a mentor in the Hawaiʻi Innovative Leaders Network, a graduate of the Stanford School Retool program and a recipient of one of the 2018/2019 Hawaiʻi Department of Education’s innovation grants. Melissa and…

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