Articles by tag: Remote Possibilities

CES: How 5G Is Poised to Shape Education in 2021

This MarketScale industry update saw host Daniel Litwin rewelcome special guest Kevin Hogan, host of MarketScale’s Remote Possibilities and edtech industry expert. It’s an interesting time for technology in education – with vaccines rolling out around the world and many students already back in school with precautions like masks and social distancing in place, it’s…

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Education & EdTech
Broadband is Failing to Meet EdTech’s Needs

Connectivity continues to be a challenge for school districts. Nonprofit Connected Nation reported that only 47% of school districts meet the FCC’s 1Mbps/student standard. To put this in perspective, that leaves about two-thirds of students are without “scalable broadband.” While many students are learning virtually, many districts across the country are back in class or in…

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Education & EdTech
Teaching the Arts from a Distance

Moosiko is an online, adaptive guitar learning platform for K12 schools designed to boost student engagement and make assessment easier for teachers. With over 220 modern, fun songs, Moosiko allows students to choose their own learning path and progress at their own pace. Their skills tracking, practice time visibility, and recording features provide data…

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Education & EdTech
Real-Time Remote Learning for Doctors

Medical professionals have never been busier. At the same time, it has never been so important for them to take time to learn about the ever-evolving pandemic and the medical community’s response to it. In this episode, Mary Ellen Beliveau, Founder and CEO of Knowledge to Practice (K2P) discusses professional learning in the healthcare…

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Education & EdTech
Connectivity is Key for the Future of Education

What used to be a relative luxury for administrators, data has become critical in the age of hybrid and remote learning says Jena Draper, Founder and Evangelist for CatchOn. In this episode, Jena breaks down how educators can crunch the numbers to enhance learning experiences that should be maintained even after this madness has…

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Education & EdTech
How Data Helps the Whole Student

Hardeep Gulati knows the numbers. PowerSchool’s customer base of more than 45 million students in over 80 countries now includes Hoonuit’s 14.5 million students, making his company the largest U.S. provider of K-12 education technology solutions. In this episode, Hardeep talks about how the right analytics and data management techniques can help solve the…

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Education & EdTech
Turning Learning Loss Into Gains

Maybe it’s not as bad as we thought. Stuart Udell, CEO of Achieve3000 has been tracking the rumored “learning loss” data since spring, and while the situation is by no means good, there are hopeful data points. In this episode, Stuart shares some results from the company’s upcoming report. He also highlights how remote technologies…

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innovative data center practices
Applied Digital Strengthens Community Relations through Innovative Data Center Practices
May 21, 2024

As Applied Digital continues to expand its footprint across rural America, its commitment to integrating with and revitalizing local communities stands out. The company’s unique approach to building and operating data centers brings advanced technology to these areas while stimulating local economies and fostering community development. How does Applied Digital ensure seamless integration and…

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data center operators
From Fields to Data Centers: Applied Digital’s Training Program Transforms Farmers into Data Center Operators
May 21, 2024

Nick Phillips, the EVP of Hosting Operations and Public Affairs at Applied Digital, emphasizes the transformative impact of Applied Digital’s training programs, which convert agricultural land into high-tech data centers and enable farmers to transition into skilled data center operators. This initiative highlights the company’s commitment to community development and technological advancement.

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Water Conservation and Sustainability Are Critical for a Data Center’s Success
May 21, 2024

Digital infrastructure is essential, and as data centers expand, their environmental impact, water conservation and sustainability have come under scrutiny. As the demand for data storage and processing capabilities grows exponentially, so does the concern for the environmental impact of these facilities, particularly in terms of water usage. Nick Phillips, the EVP of Hosting…

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AI-driven computing
Reducing the Gap in Skilled Trades Can Be Solved by Boosting Trade Education Initiatives
May 21, 2024

Currently, skilled trades are facing significant shortages making the need for innovative solutions and passionate involvement more urgent than before. Statistics indicate a looming gap in the workforce, expected to reach millions in the next decade, as older generations retire without sufficient newcomers to fill their roles. At the heart of this issue is…

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How to Make Virtual Learning Real
October 27, 2020

Angela Maiers has been into social-emotional learning since before it was cool. From the start of the pandemic, the author, speaker, consultant, and founder of the Choose2matter initiative has been devising new and innovative ways to make these remote tools and platforms more humane. In this episode, Angela shares those ideas for the betterment of…

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Mapping and Understanding Student Behavior Through Data
October 23, 2020

Where many people see problems, Brian Thomas sees progress. In this episode, the President and CEO of Lightspeed Systems talks about the efforts of the edTech industry to address the new realities of remote education and how schools will not only survive this crisis but thrive in its wake. Headquartered in Austin, Texas (with…

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The New Priorities of K-12 Education
October 20, 2020

For Thomas Murray, every conversation is a balancing act. As the Director of Innovation for Future Ready Schools, a project of the Alliance for Excellent Education, located in Washington, D.C., he strives to promote big picture changes when it comes to things like student equity and educating the whole child while realizing the incredible struggles…

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How Do Teachers Maintain Student Relationships via Zoom?
October 9, 2020

Before they help the students, teachers have to help themselves. That is just one of the many insightful points Alia Jackson, President of 321insight presses on this episode. Social Emotional Learning, once maybe an afterthought before the pandemic, is now first and foremost in the minds of educators. Alia breaks down how to do it….

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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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How Upskilling Certification Can Become the New Standard
October 2, 2020

Kseniya Mikheeva was leading online development courses before it was cool. Now that the pandemic has thrust the rest of the world into this mass beta-test of remote learning and working, her digital marketing platform is surging. In this episode, Kseniya talks about the positives of upskilling through SEMRush Academy and how certification can…

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How to Battle Learning Loss
September 29, 2020

According to Dr. Shawn Mahoney, Chief Product Officer and Chief Learning Officer at Illuminate Education, there doesn’t need to be “learning loss” during this crisis. In fact, discussion should focus on learning acceleration. In this episode, she talks about the adjustments her company has made to support schools during this traumatic process and what…

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Personalized Learning Has Arrived
September 25, 2020

First things first. Jean Sharp, Chief Academic Officer for Apex Learning believes that in order to stop the continuing crisis of learning loss due to the pandemic, schools and providers must first attend to the social and emotional needs of students. In this episode of Remote Possibilities, Jean provides insights on how to accomplish…

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How a Tech Giant is Creating New Opportunities in Education
September 22, 2020

Tired of talking about it? So is Mike Belcher, Director EdTech Innovation at HP. And while in this episode we couldn’t get around particulars of the pandemic and the effect it has made on both higher ed and k-12, Mike also shares some of the many positives that are emerging from this crisis—from new…

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