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Revolutionizing Audio Technology for Classroom Acoustics Will Foster and Improve Inclusive Education

The integration of advanced audio technology in K-12 education is proving to be a pivotal evolution, particularly for enhancing learning environments for all students, including those with special needs or hearing impairments. Currently, classrooms across the nation vary too widely from each other. From some schools having state-of-the-art facilities, to others in outdated buildings…

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Schools Must Dig Deep with Root Cause Analysis to Truly Tackle Absenteeism

As the U.S. grapples with a rising tide of chronic absenteeism in schools, a phenomenon exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, educational leaders are faced with a pivotal challenge. With the shift to online learning during the pandemic, students and parents questioned the efficacy and necessity of traditional schooling structures, leading to increased absentee rates…

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Combining Robotics and AI in Schools is a Sufficient Introduction to Prepare Students for a Tech-Centric Future

Could robotics and AI (artificial intelligence) be the combination students need for a tech-centric future? As the world enters a future deeply entwined with AI, it’s more crucial than ever that future generations are raised to be creators, not just consumers. While introducing AI and STEM concepts might seem overwhelming for youngsters, some…

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Digital Signage Investments in Schools Help Inform On-Campus Happenings, Such as Notification of an Active Shooter 

Gone are the days when digital signage investments on college campuses was merely a rotating carousel of event announcements and cafeteria menus. Today, thanks to advances in technology and data analytics, these screens are transforming into interactive hubs that offer customized experiences, wayfinding, and even safety information. Beyond acting as virtual billboards, they…

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Student Achievement Executive Functioning

As the 2023-2024 academic season begins, educators, researchers, and parents are scratching their heads about a troubling trend: a continued slide in academic achievement. While many point to the pandemic as the culprit, a deeper, less-visible issue may be at play. Educational researchers have shown that a student’s executive functioning–their ability to plan, focus, and…

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Saving Young Lives: School’s Role In Youth Suicide Prevention

The rise in adolescent suicides is an alarming trend, gaining global attention in recent years. Youth and young adults ages 10-24 comprise 15% of suicide deaths in the United States and are the second leading cause of death amongst this age group. Amidst these grim statistics, the essential role of educational institutions in youth…

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Educators Improving their Performance without Burnout

Depending on the type of leadership role one takes in education, oftentimes, burnout is inevitable. According to Gallup research, K-12 educators report burnout the most, with four out of 10 indicating that burnout is a normal feeling for them. However, there are reasons for that and ways educators can reevaluate their performance in their…

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Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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Rethinking Sports Education in Schools
February 20, 2023

Most American colleges and high schools have sports teams. Even secondary schools and primary schools can offer some type of sport programming for their student body. But the culture surrounding sports education has created demanding requirements from parents and students. How are educators tackling the nature of the way sports education works in American…

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Change Starts Here: Creative Ways to Help Kids Thrive in School
February 15, 2023

Being an educator is one of the most challenging and rewarding jobs, and nobody knows that better than Olympia Della Flora. On this episode of Change Starts Here, host Dustin Odham spoke with Della Flora about her experience as an educator, from teacher to principal to superintendent. They also discuss how you can best help…

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Forging Student Leadership Skills in Schools
April 13, 2022

For many educators, encouraging students to learn and utilize leadership skills are qualities many aim to instill. The process can be challenging but having help facilitating this task makes the process more attainable and enjoyable, and that is the foundation of Leader in Me, a school-based educational program that helps students form proven leadership…

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School Safety Today: Survey Says—Gap on Perception of School Safety
September 30, 2021

Is there a gap between how parents and students perceive a particular school’s safety and how the school administrators do? A 2021 survey in partnership with Raptor Technologies revealed a wide gap in the perception of school safety initiatives. Students and parents are less confident than administrators in several critical areas, including a 30-point gap…

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Maneuvering the Maze of ESSER Federal Funds
August 25, 2021

2020 and 2021 have been the years of federal funding initiatives; COVID’s crunch of practically every industry have left schools, retailers, manufacturers, hoteliers and more, grasping at straws to find the capital needed to rebuild momentum and fund necessary resources for success. In education specifically, the ARP ESSER fund, for example, has set aside…

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Discerning the Hype and Hope for Higher Ed
July 9, 2021

For Michael Huseby, CEO and Chairman of Barnes & Noble Education, Inc.(BNED), navigating a $1.5B operation through the most dramatic upheavals in the history of higher education was a difficult, but ultimately fulfilling, challenge. In this episode, Michael provides a state-of-play for the university systems rocked by the past two years and offers up some…

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How to Close the Homework Gap Based on Student Connectivity
June 8, 2021

CoSN today released a report on the preliminary findings of a breakthrough study on students’ at-home internet connectivity and provided guidelines on bandwidth, devices and other remote learning needs based on the data. The study, supported by a grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), fills a critical need among educators and policymakers for detailed…

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Why Early Learners Need Community Investment To Succeed
May 7, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, demographics in Pre-K and Kindergarten are shifting. This is leaving an enrollment bubble as students head back to class in Fall 2021. A strain will be placed on the educators and the community. Some services will also be needed in order to support students, including community investment. On this episode…

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How Educators Can Take Advantage of Federal Educational Funds
April 20, 2021

Where do the educational relief funds provided by the U.S. government come from, and how can educators take advantage? Angela Arnold, General Manager of OverDrive Education, shared her thoughts. “It surprised me to learn that many of the teachers, librarians and even some administrators we worked with have low information about U.S. government relief…

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