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Voices of E-Learning: The Achievery Episode

 On the heels of the pandemic, keeping students focused and wanting to learn on an online platform has become a challenge many have seen. In this episode, the Voices of Read more

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Biden Nears Win as Japan, Dutch Back China Chip Controls
January 29, 2023

For more on the West’s race to implement China chip controls, read Bloomberg’s explainer on the computer chip “arms race.” (Bloomberg) — Japan and the Netherlands are poised to join the US in limiting China’s access to advanced semiconductor machinery, forging a powerful alliance that will undercut Beijing’s ambitions to build its own domestic […]

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NYSE Mayhem Traced to a Staffer Who Left a Backup System Running
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — More than 700 miles from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange’s backup data center on Cermak Road in Chicago is supposed to safeguard US markets, standing by at all hours in case disaster ever strikes the world’s largest venue for trading shares. When markets are closed, it participates in a well-worn routine, […]

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California Storms Have Farmers Rushing to Avoid Crop Shortfall
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — California farmers are facing costly damages from weeks of severe California storms that may trigger more expensive US fruits and vegetables in a time of massive food inflation. “The numbers are going to be somewhere in the hundreds of millions and perhaps in the billions,” Dave Puglia, head of the trade group Western […]

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Voices of E-Learning: The Achievery Episode
September 16, 2022

On the heels of the pandemic, keeping students focused and wanting to learn on an online platform has become a challenge many have seen. In this episode, the Voices of E-Learning host, JW Marshall, chats with Gwen Oldham, the Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at AT&T, Inc on AT&T’s newest edition, The Achievery which is […]

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EdTech Providers Join Forces to Democratize Options for Hybrid Learning
December 13, 2021

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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Empowering the Future of Education with Cutting-Edge Technology
April 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.   Technology should be a supportive player in the world […]

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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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Applying AI and Computer Vision Technology to Improve Student Engagement and Learning Outcomes
February 25, 2021

It is undeniable that the impact of the pandemic on students, teachers and administrators has been swift and dramatic. Remote learning became a necessity overnight, and technology has become the key to success for the education industry. Host Daniel Litwin was joined by Mark Frost, Visual Collaboration Marketing Manager for Intel’s Internet of Things Group, […]

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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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Time To Go Global: Remote Possibilities
June 19, 2020

EdTech vendors have been good corporate citizens by offering free resources during this year’s school closures, but eventually they need revenue to keep the doors open. According to industry vendor Michael Spencer, CEO of Global Expansion Strategies, and former Senior Director of International Business Development at K12, the opportunity is ripe to find […]

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Rethinking the Classroom and Taking Desks Out of the Equation
May 28, 2019

We all have in our minds what a classroom looks like—desks, structure, all eyes to the whiteboard, or screens at the front. While technology has undoubtedly woven its way into the modern classroom, has it truly enhanced the experience of students? What’s next in revolutionizing the 21st-century classroom? To offer some insights on this, […]

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