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Critical Thinking is a Simple but Key Skill for New & Prospective Security Professionals

The emergence of AI in the realm of emergency and security studies is marking an evolution of unprecedented scale, and this year’s GSX trade show put that all on display. Gone are the days when management in these areas relied solely on manual operations and traditional intellectual rigor. Today’s technologies, like AI-enabled security…

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Aspiring HVAC Technicians Today Need Tech Skills As Much As Hands-On Abilities

Smart homes and intelligent building systems are not only reshaping how we interact with our environments, but are also fundamentally altering the skill set required to maintain them. Once upon a time, HVAC technicians were chiefly concerned with hands-on capabilities and a working knowledge of basic refrigeration cycles. Fast forward to today, the age…

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Even With Some Cons, AI Should Still Be Used to Empower Students in the Classrooms

The aim to empower students in this digital age has revolutionized how education is both delivered and received, with artificial intelligence (AI) at the forefront of this transformation. AI in the classroom presents an exciting opportunity, but it’s not just about using it as a tool; it’s equally about understanding its workings, strengths, and…

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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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Best Practice Student Scholars

Optometry students should apply to CooperVision’s Best Practice program to gain invaluable industry insights, mentorship, and networking opportunities. Enhance your skills, learn from experts, and stay ahead in a competitive field. Unlock your potential, build a strong foundation, and pave the way for a successful career in optometry.

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Voices of eLearning: Modern Classrooms Project

A teacher’s job can be a hard one, and that is especially true when the tools at their disposal are not improving the classroom. The struggle of keeping students engaged and having them actually learn something is on-going, but various solutions exist. And one non-profit—Modern Classrooms Project—has found a unique solution to improving the work…

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Applied Digital is Scaling Up Infrastructure to Handle Growing GPU Deployment Needs
May 20, 2024

During a transformative period, Applied Digital experienced a significant increase in demand for large-scale GPU deployment. This demand required a focus on power density, as the networking within data centers, particularly for InfiniBand, necessitated that servers be located close together. Each server consumed 10.2 kilowatts of power, and the optimal performance was achieved when…

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Applied Digital is Revolutionizing High Performance Computing by Locating Facilities at Unique Power Sources
May 20, 2024

Applied Digital optimizes high-performance computing by leveraging unique power sources, and locating facilities at the source of power rather than in traditional cloud regions. This approach is particularly suited for AI workloads, which do not require ultra-low latency like video streaming. By targeting areas with abundant but underutilized power, known as “stranded power,” the…

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Experts Talk K-12 EdTech Leadership Priorities
K-12 EdTech Leadership Needs a Bigger Seat at the Table to Overcome Cybersecurity, Staffing, Professional Development Challenges
May 20, 2024

As we navigate the evolving landscape of K-12 education, the role of technology, as well as K-12 edtech leadership has never been more pivotal. Especially in the era of K-12 education post-pandemic, how has this influx of technology solutions for everything from curriculum management, to hybrid learning, to quiz gamification, to AI-supported learning, impacted…

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Energy Reporting for Utilities & Businesses Isn’t Just for Transparency. It’s for Energy & Cost Savings, Too.
May 20, 2024

As cities and states increasingly implement energy benchmarking, disclosure, and transparency mandates, utilities and businesses find themselves navigating a complex landscape of compliance and opportunity. The rise of building performance standards, such as New York’s Local Law 97, Boston’s Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO), and Denver’s Energize Denver, underscores the urgency for detailed…

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Cambium Learning Group: Helping Teachers Teach and Students Learn
March 8, 2023

The education sector has gone through some major hurdles over the last few years. So whatever problems teachers and students were having before the COVID pandemic only got worse during and after. As challenging as things might be, it’s a challenge one company is more than happy to take on. On this episode of…

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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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2022 Education in Review: Keep Your Students Engaged
December 12, 2022

Student engagement is an important topic to keep top of mind as we begin closing 2022 and heading into the new year. We spoke with education professionals about trends and challenges they saw over the past 12 months in the classroom. Among all of the responses, engagement was at the top of the list. Education…

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Evaluating the Global Educational Format Through More STEM Incorporation
April 26, 2022

For years now, a lot of discussion surrounding the STEM field has mostly focused on the lack of students pursuing the academic fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Although the shortage remains true, there’s also been a lot of work done to improve the numbers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In an…

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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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How Higher Ed Must Adapt to Survive
August 9, 2021

The more data that drops, the clearer the message for institutes of higher learning—in order to keep pace with today’s society, operations must change. In this episode, Kshitij Nerurkar, Education Business Leader at Cognizant, drills down on his numbers for further evidence. Cognizant last week released the findings of its study, “The Work Ahead…

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How the Pandemic Has Changed the Need for Classroom Audio
June 28, 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.   On this episode of Voices of eLearning, Host JW…

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Why Prepping Students for Careers Increases Engagement and Graduation Rates
April 26, 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.   Career readiness has been a missing piece for many…

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