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Education Tech Chaos

Learning Counsel EduJedi Report

Release Date: 09/29/2020

Data Driven Return to Learning show art Data Driven Return to Learning

Learning Counsel EduJedi Report

Given the ongoing pandemic, schools, districts and whole States have been grappling with awkward school schedules, hybrid style environments, and mismatched achievement. States measure both academics and social-emotional learning to get achievement back on track. This podcast discusses what that looks like.

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The nation made a giant leap forward into technology for K12 in 2020 and that transition continues, with some new twists.  LeiLani hosts Renee Patton, Global Director of Education and Healthcare from Cisco’s Industry Solutions Group. They discuss what that means for networks, achievement and student equity.  New address to small schools and districts with innovations in equipment, pricing and help for funding questions have been part of the Cisco pivot to help – detailed by Patton. 

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LeiLani discusses with Justin Reilly, the CEO of Impero, a missing ingredient for managing the sudden mass deployments of devices by K12 schools. Student safety, but more importantly, the well-being of students socially and emotionally, has a new guardian with advanced mobile device management software. Reilly’s comments about what’s imperative now that schools are still mostly hybrid or remote learning are particularly timely.

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Thoroughly impressive cross-curricular STEM learning done remotely? Anika Chebrolu, a 14-year-old, won the 3M Young Scientist Challenge and was named America’s Top Young Scientist of 2020. Discovery Education school programs combines challenges with world-class STEM learning. Hear the discussion with Beth Meyer, Discovery Education; Mahfuza B. Ali, Ph.D., Corporate Scientist, 3M Materials Resource Division and 3M Young Scientist Challenge Mentor; and Anika.

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Tens of thousands of school leaders are realizing they may have lost a year of progress with students. LeiLani discusses with Dr. Liz Brooke, Chief Learning Officer at Lexia and Felecia Evans, Principal at Lander Elementary School, Mayfield Heights, OH, what to do about realigning student learning amidst ongoing alternate schedules including on-campus, remote and hybrid learning.

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LeiLani discusses with guest, Marty Reed of RANDA Solutions, the mass attrition of teachers during this historic perfect storm of Covid-19.  Educator frustrations with remote teaching, and a lack of elevation of the profession up to the digiverse has magnified the already crisis level issue of teacher retention.  Marty’s take on teacher free agentry changes the entire dynamics of teaching. 

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LeiLani and Lewis Johnson of Alelo discuss avatars used with artificial intelligence for asynchronous teaching and professional development.  A technology that has been around for awhile in the corporate sector and military is now coming to the rescue in education to create engagement and efficiencies.

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LeiLani Cauthen discusses education tech chaos with Tricia Kennedy, Exec Dir., Instructional Development and Support, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Atlanta, Georgia.  Kennedy has been the leader for many years worth of preparedness to have a fully integrated learning ecosystem so that total chaos was never evident for them in America’s March 2020 move to quarantines with all schools shutting down.   Listen and Learn...

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LeiLani discusses learning loss during quarantines and remote learning across America with Illuminate Education’s John Bielinksi and Kyle Wagner.  Schools working through digital transition have largely focused on creating any learning at all, but numbers are showing they’ll need to find out where student’s are really at and make a recovery plan. 

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In this EduJedi Report Podcast, LeiLani talks about PODS, the new trend in homeschooling-tied-to-schools.  With the advent of the pandemic, a scenario she first talked about in her book, The Consumerization of Learning, is coming true.  She reads a purely fictional account of a student’s journey in a POD from the last chapters of her book, giving a glimpse into the future.

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LeiLani Cauthen discusses the general education tech chaos with Tricia Kennedy, Exec Dir., Instructional Development and Support, Gwinnett County Public Schools in Atlanta, Georgia.  Kennedy has been the leader for many years worth of preparedness to have a fully integrated learning ecosystem so that total chaos was never evident for them in America’s March 2020 move to quarantines with all schools shutting down.  While other school’s when into hyper-drive, Kennedy’s chaos was minimal.  With 180,000 students, Gwinnett’s tech vision leans on Amazon Web Services for dependency to watch traffic load and manage downtime in real-time, ensuring equitable access for all students.  Listen to find out the how this district kept it together in one of the most sophisticated operations nationally. 

 

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