Education in 2030: the Times of London looks head

Bryan Alexander

A few weeks ago the Times of London asked a group of British, Australian, and American academics to imagine what education might look like in 2030. For example, these themes appear: automation of the economy, automating learning, flipping the classroom, shortened attention spans, lectures in decline or triumph, mobile devices as enabler or enemy to learning, data analytics, interdisciplinarity, development of new competencies, and assessment.

Who will help teachers rescue the 800 million people who can’t read or write?

The Hechinger Report

Teachers are the everyday heroes advancing literacy in schools and classrooms around the world, while policymakers work to secure funding for these literacy programs.”. A study commissioned by The Wallace Foundation notes that when it comes to high levels of student achievement, school leadership is second only to classroom instruction. Marcie Craig Post.


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The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

Hack Education

This is the last public talk I’ll deliver in 2016, and I confess I am relieved (I am exhausted!) Like, how would you argue against “collaborative learning” as occurring – now or some day – in classrooms? His 2010 book was called What Technology Wants , as though technology is a living being with desires and drives; the title of his 2016 book, The Inevitable. 2016 – the phones in their pockets.

NetSupport’s keyword monitoring now supports multiple languages

eSchool News

residents (22 percent of which aged between 5-17 years old) spoke a language other than English at home — doubling from 1990, and expected to increase to 40 percent by 2030, according to the Center for Immigration Studies. The new version offers a 2 for 1 solution to manage technology both in the classroom and across the school or district, which includes both NetSupport School (classroom management) and NetSupport DNA (IT asset management).

Out of poverty, into the middle class

The Hechinger Report

As emerging technologies rapidly and thoroughly transform the workplace, some experts predict that by 2030 400 million to 800 million people worldwide could be displaced and need to find new jobs. A 2016 Gallup poll of students found that just 34 percent of 12th-graders across America feel engaged in school and only 44 percent of 11th-graders report feeling excited about the future. Ben Lara, a senior at Lowell High School, walks his dog before school.

Educational Leadership for Social Good


I was impressed by Jennifer’s background as a classroom teacher, speech pathologist, and principal with interests in global studies, cross-cultural collaboration, and a peace curriculum. She has aligned her recent work with the Sustainable Development Goals produced by the United Nations in 2015 (as an agenda for moving forward to 2030). Jennifer has been doing her part to get all hands on deck, working with the UN since 2016 to connect schools to these goals in meaningful ways.

3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

It is a perfect inquiry-based tool you can use in your classroom and with your students. He is a 2016 Global Teacher Prize Top Ten Winner. He does a lot of work with NNSTOY, and he is actually a full time classroom teacher teaching creativity and innovation. Joe: Well, I’m excited, because I look out at the world, and we have – UNESCO says, by 2030, we have a teacher shortage of 25.8 It used to be 30-40% of my kids wanted to be a classroom teacher.

What Service-Learning and Global Goals Taught Us About Promoting the Greater Good


In fall of 2016, when Chesterfield County Public Schools began reworking its strategic plans, the district challenged principals to “imagine tomorrow,” rethink what a school experience should be and determine what each school stood for. Considering ways to incorporate the tenets of Global Goals and service-learning into what is already taking place in the classroom can be equally impactful.

Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology


My bet is that by 2040, our children will look back on this period between 2015 and 2030 in education technology much the same way internet historians look to the period 1995 to 2010 as the birth of the commercial web. Nowadays, 99 percent of classrooms are wired with high-speed internet (which is very different than schools being “wired”), more than half of schools have wireless capability, hundreds of school districts have 1:1 devices and the U.S.

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Change Agents: Tech & Learning?s Most Influential People in EdTech In 2018


Chatterbox offers excellent instruction for language learners—from online tutoring for individuals and groups, including Skype sessions for young students in classrooms around the world, to conversational practice to supplement and accelerate classroom language learning for university students and others who want to learn. STACEY CHILDRESS No one knows what the economy will look like when today’s kindergarteners graduate from high school in 2030.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” The school recently announced that it would end its attempts to regain accreditation after the Department of Education withdrew recognition for the for-profit in 2016. ” More on VR from Edsurge : “The 10 Best VR Apps for Classrooms Using Merge VR’s New Merge Cube.” ” Enjoy those Alexa in the classroom! Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.


Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” That’s the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow , which is already having to repay Ohio some $60 million. ” Getting Smart’s Tom Vander Ark on a new report from Pearson : “ The Future of Skills : Employment in 2030.” Federal Reserve on changes in family income show that Americans without a college degree, and African-Americans and Hispanic families, had the most rapid increase in wealth from 2013 to 2016. (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” The article is accompanied by a photo of a classroom full of Asian students – as if Asian is not American. “How Silicon Valley Plans to Conquer the Classroom” by The New York Times’ Natasha Singer – through some pretty shady practices, no doubt. Nice timing to promote “picting” in the classroom.). ” Getting Smart reviews The Flexible SEL Classroom. “ What will universities look like in 2030?