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 Read more

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US Inflation Expectations Extend Retreat, Buoy Consumers’ Mood
January 30, 2023

(Bloomberg) — US short- and long-term inflation expectations improved at the end of January, helping to once again boost consumer sentiment. Respondents said they expect prices to advance 3.9% over the next year, the lowest since April 2021, the University of Michigan’s final survey reading showed Friday. The sentiment index climbed to 64.9 from earlier […]

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How Companies Can Benefit from Working with Volta Insight
January 30, 2023

Driving Technology Solutions for a more sustainable future doesn’t happen in a bubble. Commercial HVAC Service providers like Service Logic rely on close relationships to improve what they do and vice versa. One partnership Service Logic values is the one they have with Volta Energy.  Volta Knowledge host Tyler Kern wanted to learn more […]

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Here Come the Little Electric Pickup Trucks
January 29, 2023

(Bloomberg) —Having zipped from six-figure sedans to Costco-crushing SUVs, electrification is finally zeroing in on the auto industry’s most esoteric form: the tiny pickup truck. At least two major carmakers are considering adding small, battery-powered pickups to their growing parade of EVs.At General Motors Co., spokesman Stuart Fowle says a pint-sized pickup is one of several […]

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The Success Behind Student Engagement? Parental Engagement.
September 15, 2021

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
April 22, 2021

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
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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Why Getting “Back To Normal” Isn’t Enough For Education
March 29, 2021

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
February 24, 2021

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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Achieving Equity in Education through Project-Based Learning
September 28, 2020

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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The Future of eLearning: Why Asynchronous Learning May Become the Standard Post-Pandemic
June 29, 2020

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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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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