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Virtual Learning is Disrupting Education

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In recent years, the rise of virtual learning in education saw rapid acceleration by technological advancements and the global pandemic. This shift represents a disruptive innovation, likened by experts to the influence of the printing press, heralding more accessible and flexible educational avenues. Michael B. Horn, Education Thought Leader, Author, and host of The…

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Texas Extends Virtual Education Funding, But Educators Still Lack Proper Training for Maximizing Ed Tech Learning Tools

With technology infused into nearly every aspect of our lives, even education hasn’t escaped its transformative reach. Education technology, better known as Ed tech, is the way of the future and it increasingly saw a rise during the COVID-19 lockdown. Now, the traditional schooling in the classroom is undergoing a metamorphosis, with  virtual and…

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A Virtual Learning Extension for Students Without a Long-Term Strategy is Simply Access

Virtual learning flourished in the K-12 space during the pandemic. Many of these online programs continue today and are doing their best to sure up student learning loss caused by three years of interruptions. But are online tools enough? Do teachers and students have the training they need to utilize edtech in a way…

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AV Technology is Advancing Online Learning

Advanced online learning was a lifeline during the pandemic, and now it remains a vital component of the education puzzle. From hybrid learning in classrooms to continual online courses offered globally, this technology will increase and expand, not fade away. Companies like Samsung are developing interactive displays for the classroom, so that educators can…

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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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Accelerating Texas K12 Education
Accelerating Texas K12 Education: The Future of K12 Education

Podcast host JW Marshall welcomed guest Dr. Melana Silvia, former curriculum Director of Pre-K through 12 Math and Science program for the Calallen Independent School District, Corpus Christi, TX to discuss the past, present, and future state of education on the popular podcast Accelerating Texas K12 Education. Dr. Silvia spent 33 years in education with…

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The Weekly Scale
The Weekly Scale: April 26th, 2021

This week at MarketScale, we went live every day, featuring everything from industry leaders like Bose to the future of EdTech. We explored the new trends moving our supply chain, and we dove into the differentiators ready to elevate the physical retail spaces of the future. It’s the start of a new week, and it’s…

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With Walmart Health Shuttering Its Doors, Retail Healthcare Has to Rethink Its Role & Strategy in Primary Care
May 28, 2024

Retail healthcare is an uncertain slice of the U.S. healthcare industry, being defined by both recent strategic retreats and bold expansions which have sparked crucial discussions about the future of primary care services within the retail sector. The most recent news that shocked the industry was the shuttering of Walmart Health, Walmart’s 51 health…

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Edge Computing Smart Cities Experts Talk
Edge Computing is the Foundation for Scaled Smart Cities. How Can the Industry Accelerate Adoption?
May 28, 2024

As cities globally accelerate their transformation into “smart cities,” the integration of a capable computing ecosystem to complement smart city initiatives has become an important part of smart city success. How critical will edge computing be in that ecosystem, and in the facilitation of today’s and tomorrow’s smart city projects, especially with where smart…

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The Global Privacy Revolution: Navigating the New Landscape of Data Collection and Integration
May 28, 2024

The Global Privacy Revolution: Navigating the New Landscape of Data Collection and Integration In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the global emphasis on privacy is emerging as a powerful disruptor, fundamentally transforming how businesses collect and integrate customer data. This shift is not merely a regulatory hurdle but a profound evolution in societal values, recognizing…

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Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment
Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment Practices
May 28, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Dr. Marisa Randazzo to discuss the importance of continuous improvement in threat assessment practices.  Dr. Randazzo shares her extensive experience in threat assessment, emphasizing the importance of quality training and to regularly evaluate and enhance their threat assessment…

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The Acceleration of EdTech
April 26, 2021

Brian Potash is the Regional Manager for OverDrive Education, and he dropped by to discuss his thoughts on the future of technology in education. “I’ve been so excited to see the sheer amount of technology and EdTech that has been injected into the classroom. While the pandemic has been extremely challenging for schools and educators,…

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Why International School Systems Were More Digitally Prepared
April 19, 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.   JW Marshall, the host of Voices of eLearning, spoke…

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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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Will the Future of Schools Include Flexible Scheduling?
March 15, 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.     The original flex time in school was study…

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Leveraging AI to Drive Positive Student Outcomes
March 4, 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.   The education system embraced technology more than ever before…

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How Can the Digital Divide in Education be Eliminated?
March 1, 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. Now that school districts have been in the…

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Virtual Reality is Transforming Agricultural Education
February 25, 2021

Today’s farmers, from family farms to large-scale agricultural concerns, are integrating state-of-the art technologies into their operations to increase crop yields and efficiently use water, fertilizer, and pesticides, decreasing negative environmental impacts and increasing worker safety. One aspect of this, controlled-environment agriculture (CEA), is a technology-based approach toward food production. CEA assists in providing protection…

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Virtual Reality is Transforming Agricultural Education
February 25, 2021

Today’s farmers, from family farms to large-scale agricultural concerns, are integrating state-of-the art technologies into their operations to increase crop yields and efficiently use water, fertilizer, and pesticides, decreasing negative environmental impacts and increasing worker safety. One aspect of this, controlled-environment agriculture (CEA), is a technology-based approach toward food production. CEA assists in providing protection…

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