Voices of eLearning

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.

Season Two

learning plan

Age of Learning: Harlingen CISD

  Different students have different needs. The more individualized the learning plan, the better for the student in the long run. One big problem: no one knows how to build a personalized learning plan, let alone show that it is working. What is clearer now than ever before, is that some students have needs that […]

mental health

Voices of E-Learning: Leveraging Technology to Support Student Mental Health

  Over the last ten years, schools have seen rising rates of students reporting of poor mental health. According to the CDC, more than 1 in 3 high school students had experienced persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness in 2019, a 40 percent increase since 2009. Additionally, approximately 1 in 6 youth reported making a […]

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Advances in Technology Creating More Individualized and Inclusive Learning

  More learners are accessing online learning since the pandemic began. Students in the U.S. even have a preference for continuing remote learning in at least some minor ways. However, every virtual learning experience is different, which means there are some virtual learning experiences that are not benefiting the student in the way they should. […]

Multiverse

Multiverse Apprenticeships

  The world of education and work is drastically changing. According to the Department of Labor, apprenticeships have been growing steadily over the last ten years compared to the ten years prior. In 2021,there were 2,879 new apprenticeship programs established nationwide. Higher education is ingrained in our society. Many job postings for work outside of […]

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How the Pandemic Pushed Technology in Education in Schools

  Education is a vital tool that has had a long-standing presence in the advancement of humanity. Schools and educators are looked at to perform well and solve the challenges that come with teaching. And that included even working through an unpredictable pandemic. The evolution of technology has shown its value in daily life, showcasing […]

Voices of E-Learning: The TFA Reinvention Lab

Mike Yates is a man of many interests. As the Senior Managing Director of Strategy for the TFA (Teach for America) Reinvention Lab, he gets to flex both sides of his brain to tap into those interests to broaden the scope of TFA’s mission. He spoke with Voices of E-Learning’s JW Marshall and Leena Marie […]

Voices of e-Learning: Focus on the Future of Learning

The past few years have been a whirlwind of confusion and change. Let’s face it – no one knows what is going to happen next. But in all of this adversity, learning about different post-graduation options can help slowly change the unknown into the known. To discuss this post-high school dilemma hosts JW Marshall and […]

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 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 […]

Voices

An Educator’s Path to Understanding Consciousness in Teaching

  In a new segment of the podcast “Voices of eLearning,” hosts J.W. Marshall and Leena Saleh talked with author and educator Komal Shah, about her book titled “Raise Your Hand! A Call for Consciousness in Education,” and the consulting advice she had for educators who desired how they could incorporate consciousness into their classrooms. […]

Without a Solid Foundation, Even the Best Educational Programs Will Fail

  Kellie Lauth sits down with Leena M. Saleh and JW Marshall on this episode of the Voices of E-Learning to discuss MindSpark, Couragion Learning, the changing landscape of education, and what STEM means to her. Saleh and Lauth have a long history together. Lauth was the principal at Saleh’s school when she was a […]

55% of Teachers Intend to Leave the Profession Earlier Than Planned

Carrie Conover is familiar with the education landscape. She understands educators’ daily struggles after spending ten years in a classroom. Today, Conover is the CEO and Founder of Educators 2 Educators (E2E). E2E hosts live virtual training, connecting educators with each other and harnessing lessons from real-life experiences. Educators are wrapping up three years of […]

AT&T Launches The Achievery to Enhance the K-12 Virtual Learning Experience

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 […]

Building Bridges and Making Differences

  Making a difference in education is everything to Cambium Learning Group CEO Ashley Andersen Zantop. To talk about improving outcomes in education, Andersen Zantop sits down with Voices of eLearning hosts JW Marshall and Leena Marie Saleh. As a former teacher and collegiate coach, Andersen Zantop had a passion for creating change, but wasn’t […]

The Highschooler Who Developed a Program to Avoid Virtual Lateness

The Highschooler Who Developed a Program to Avoid Virtual Lateness

  If there’s one thing that came out of the COVID-19 pandemic that is likely here to stay, it’s virtual meetings and classes. Because lockdowns forced many closures, a lot of businesses and institutions relegated to using online meeting websites to pick up work as usual. But in that came lateness. On an episode of […]

Shifting Our Education System to Mastery-Based Learning

Michael Horn Discusses the Need to Reinvent Education

  The pandemic has often been named as education’s biggest disruptor. A catalyst for change, the pandemic highlighted failing systems along traditional learning pathways throughout the K-12 educational system. After co-founding a non-profit thinktank focused on education disruption, education thought leader and author Michael Horn penned a new book entitled “From Reopen to Reinvent”. With […]

Identifying the Missing Element in the Virtual Environment

Identifying the Missing Element in the Virtual Environment

  Dr. Narine Hall, Founder & CEO of Inspace Proximity, made her second appearance on Voices of eLearning. This time she got to be in the studio with JW Marshall instead of a virtual appearance. While the world is still experiencing the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are coming together more frequently, and remote […]

New LearnPlatform Report Shows Educators Interact with 86 Different Tools

New LearnPlatform Report Shows Educators Interact with 86 Different Tools

The pandemic has increased the use of tech-enabled learning in school districts across the nation. This rise in smart technology inside the classroom is here to stay according to Karl Rectanus, Co-Founder and CEO, and Mary Styers, Ph.D. Director of Research both with LearnPlatform, who sat down with Voices of eLearning hosts JW Marshall and […]

Move Over Metaverse, Eduverse Is the Future for Education

Move Over Metaverse, Eduverse Is the Future for Education

Education is arguably the most unified industry out there since all educators have the same goal, which is the desire to impact the next generation. Unlike others, they’re not looking for fame, money or notoriety, and Vriti Saraf, CEO and founder of k20 Educators (k20), wants to empower educators around the world by breaking down […]

The Pandemic Helped Education Realize K-12 Education Has Outgrown its Purpose, How Will It Be Reimagined?

The Pandemic Helped Education Realize K-12 Education Has Outgrown its Purpose, How Will It Be Reimagined?

When Amy Valentine started her education career, she wasn’t quite sure where she’d end up. After working in traditional, blending and online school communities she realized her passion for education started with her statement, “I am an education enthusiast, in a non-traditional way.” To discuss her charity’s work and the future of education, Valentine sits […]

A Lack of Support is Fueling A Teacher Crisis

Anna Murphy knows a thing or two about EdTech. After completing an internship in the EdTech marketing environment, she realized this sector needed a boost. As a result, she founded The EdTech Incubator, which helps “make education your competitive advantage.” In this episode of Voices of eLearning, Murphy sits down with hosts JW Marshall and […]

Meta-learning is the New Literacy

  Dr. Sonny Magana wears quite a few hats in the education space. He is an award-winning teacher, best-selling author, and a forward-thinker of education methods. This innovative global education futurist joined JW Marshall for the second time on Voices of eLearning to discuss his upcoming book, Learning in the Zone: The Seven Habits of […]

Will EdTech Investments Reach $10 Billion in 2022?

Will EdTech Investments Reach $10 Billion in 2022?

  Tony Wan is no stranger to the Voices of e-Learning podcast. This episode marked Wan’s third appearance. People may know Wan from his days as Managing Editor at EdSurge, but Wan has a new role as Head of Investor Content at Reach Capital. And that role shares competition with some other self-identifiers as Wan […]

What School Districts Look for from a Technology Partner

What School Districts Look for from a Technology Partner

  An increasing part of John Jorgenson’s role as CMO of the Cambium Learning Group is to help his company explore its role and realize its purpose as a brand. He was excited to share his thoughts with JW Marshall to kick off the second season of Voices of eLearning. Knowing what a company stands […]

How Will the Trends of 2020 & 2021 Translate into 2022?

How Will the Trends of 2020 & 2021 Translate into 2022?

  In the first episode of Season 2, Voices of E-learning host JW Marshall welcomes co-host Leena Saleh who is joining the show for 2022. A former teacher, recent addition to the Canva team, and creator of educational content, Saleh is heralded as an EdTech guru by Marshall. Having delivered 85 impactful episodes in its […]

Season One

Enabling Freedom of Choice for the Higher Ed LMS Market

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 […]

Why EdTech Investment Activity Is Breaking Records In 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.   Every six months or so, we host Tony Wan, […]

How the Pandemic Has Changed the Need for Classroom Audio

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 […]

Is the Future of Higher Education a Subscription Model?

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.   Online learning was steadily growing pre-pandemic. Then it reached […]

Digitally Replicating the Physical Classroom Experience

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 […]

Why Learner-Centric Content Gets Better Engagement

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.   As our education systems begin returning to a ‘new […]