Articles by tag: remote learning

The Persistent Rise of Homeschooling in America, Explained

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Gone are the days when homeschooling your children was a radical move. Today, more and more parents are choosing to educate their children at home, fueling the rise of homeschooling in the U.S. According to a new joint analysis by the Associated Press and researchers from Stanford University, a whopping 1.2 million K-12 schoolchildren remain […]

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Setting Standards for Virtual Classrooms of the Future

96-student dvLED concave video walls feature a groundbreaking design for a unique learning environment at a World-Renowned University   Overview   Approached by McCann Systems for a world-renowned university, Peerless-AV® was tasked with installing (2) custom direct view LED (dvLED) video wall systems alongside Unilumin. In January 2019, the university wanted to create remote learning classroom […]

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Education & EdTech
AT&T Launches The Achievery to Enhance the K-12 Virtual Learning Experience

The inequities of the digital divide and its impact on low-income students became mainstream news during the pandemic. The overnight shift to a national lockdown requiring students to attend school virtually put a spotlight on the lack of internet access across the U.S. In fact, “one in five teens, ages 13 to 17, reported […]

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Education & EdTech
EdTech Providers Join Forces to Democratize Options for Hybrid Learning

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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How One El Paso District Found Significant Online Learning Success

Location: El Paso, Texas. Place: Clint ISD (independent school district.) Time: 2019. Even before the pandemic shuttered classrooms across the country and left school districts searching for online solutions, Clint ISD began preparing for a comprehensive communication solution that would unknowingly benefit students when the pandemic struck. Mark Jones, Vice President of Sales at FrontRow, […]

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EdTech Today
For Some Students A Remote Setup Meant Learning Gains

New research released today by the Center for Public Research and Leadership (CPRL) at Columbia University finds that digitally accessible, high-quality instructional materials designed to bring students, families and educators together increased student learning and engagement during the COVID-19 pandemic. The research reveals possibilities for sustained partnership between schools and families moving forward. Despite challenges […]

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Education & EdTech
What We Take With Us And What We Leave Behind in K-12 Education

The last year has asked more of educators and the technology that empowers them to serve learners than ever before. Now, with the dust finally settling after a year of hurried remote learning setups, conversations about hybrid solutions and more, it’s time to figure out exactly how the education industry will move forward in […]

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The Anticipation of Record Heat Must be the Concern of Educational Institutions and the Safety of their Student Athletes
April 17, 2024

Temperatures around the globe are continuing to set new records, and as a result, universities now face increasing challenges in ensuring the safety and performance of their student athletes.  Rising mercury poses risks of heat-related illnesses and affects the athletic performance and recovery of student athletes. Educational programs on recognizing the symptoms of heat […]

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Improving HVAC Systems Plays a Key Role for Meeting Building Efficiency Goals
April 17, 2024

In today’s rapidly advancing world, the role of HVAC systems for building efficiency goals has become a pivotal topic for businesses and property owners alike. With energy costs soaring, the shift towards more energy-efficient systems isn’t just a luxury—it’s a financial imperative. Building efficiency upgrades could slash global energy demand by 12% and save […]

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Generative AI Remains at an IP and Privacy Crossroads
April 17, 2024

As artificial intelligence becomes increasingly integrated into our daily lives and business operations, the conversation around its ethical and legal implications grows louder. It’s clear that generative AI will continue to face legal battles; applications from oncology, to mental health services, to the classroom, are raising questions about AI’s ethics and the consequences of […]

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Strategic Capital Allocation Can Help Businesses Leverage Employee Knowledge and Collaboration for Better Returns
April 17, 2024

Strategic capital allocation, a critical aspect of business management often emphasized by investment experts like Warren Buffett, involves more than just distributing financial resources; it’s about strategic investment that drives long-term value. Firms are increasingly recognizing the need to integrate capital allocation with broader corporate strategies, ensuring that investments are not only financially sound […]

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Why EdTech Investment Activity Is Breaking Records In 2021
July 8, 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.   Every six months or so, we host Tony Wan, […]

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Summit Insights: What the Return of In-Person Events Means for EdTech
July 2, 2021

It’s been a long time since we’ve seen a slate full of in-person events, conferences and more – but that’s beginning to change. With the ASU+GSV Summit on the horizon and other events and trade shows popping up around the globe, there’s bound to be an impact on the edtech industry. To find out […]

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Hybrid Learning Models
 are Here to Stay Post-Pandemic. Two experts weigh in.
May 20, 2021

As schools across the country wrap up another unusual school year, most K-12 education is still being facilitated with remote learning. However, educators are beginning to see the long-term value in a hybrid approach to teaching, according to AT&T’s* 2021 Future of School Report released today. 94% of teachers are open to the idea […]

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Why Learner-Centric Content Gets Better Engagement
May 20, 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.   As our education systems begin returning to a ‘new […]

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Achieving Hands-On Learning in Distance-Learning Environments
March 24, 2021

If there’s anyone qualified to speak to the strategies that work best for students in remote and virtual learning scenarios, it’s Micah Copeland, Elementary Principal at North Carolina Cyber Academy. The Academy’s mission is to “empower children with knowledge, skills and character traits to be successful in their education through an engaging, personalized learning […]

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Are Virtual Field Trips Going to Remain Relevant Post-Pandemic?
March 18, 2021

Virtual field trips or expeditions have gained in popularity in recent years, and the COVID-19 global pandemic has given the concept a boost as schools and now parents scramble to bring relevant, stimulating learning experiences out of the classroom and into their pupils’ new reality. Now, a year into the pandemic, classrooms are beginning to reopen, […]

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EdTech Needs to Embrace Parents Post-Pandemic
March 16, 2021

Not even one month into his new role as Chief Strategy Officer at ParentSquare and Chad Stevens has created the first and possibly most important edtech acronym for 2021. In this episode of EdTech Today, Chad drops the particulars of Parent Relationship Management (PRM) and how the present technologies that kept families connected to schools […]

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Transforming The Future Of Education Through Student Engagement And Personalized Learning
March 10, 2021

As the world continues to wage a war against the coronavirus, American students struggle to keep up with their lessons and maintain a quality education. Although there are many teachers putting in their utmost effort to uplift their students, the fact is that there are still some that fall through the cracks of our educational […]

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How to Keep Students Engaged During Remote Learning
March 5, 2021

Educators understand the unique challenges of keeping students engaged in a classroom. However, committing to a remote learning curriculum in the middle of a pandemic is something entirely different. With additional challenges like countless distractions, mental fatigue and more thrown into the mix, it’s no wonder that student engagement overall is beginning to wane. To […]

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