AI in Education Will Grow Exponentially by 2021

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By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Teachers will get a boost in efficiency thanks to machine-learning tools. Artificial Intelligence Classroom Curriculum Machine Learning Software

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Cloud Computing for K–12 Will See Steady Growth Through 2021

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By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Thanks to its cost, accessibility and innovation, school districts are embracing cloud to boost student outcomes. Cloud Cloud apps Cloud Computing Mobility Productivity Suites Software

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Virtual and augmented reality to nearly double each year through 2021

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billion in 2017 to $17.8 percent compound annual growth rate from 2017 to 2021. Spending on augmented and virtual reality will nearly double in 2018, according to a new forecast from International Data Corp., growing from $9.1 billion next year. The market research company predicts that aggressive growth will continue throughout its forecast period, achieving an average 98.8 Read more at The Journal.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition). Tagged on: April 24, 2017 Office 365 ProPlus updates | Office Blogs → If you've purchased Office 2016 (or earlier) perpetual licenses from Microsoft, their ability to connect to Office 365 services will expire in 2020. Tagged on: April 24, 2017 Uber’s C.E.O. Tagged on: April 23, 2017 Is It Time to Break Up Google? | By 2021, most of the student body should be in the system."

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition). Tagged on: April 24, 2017 Office 365 ProPlus updates | Office Blogs → If you've purchased Office 2016 (or earlier) perpetual licenses from Microsoft, their ability to connect to Office 365 services will expire in 2020. Tagged on: April 24, 2017 Uber’s C.E.O. Tagged on: April 23, 2017 Is It Time to Break Up Google? | By 2021, most of the student body should be in the system."

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Harvard Rescinds Admission Of 10 Students Over Obscene Facebook Messages

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Several would-be freshmen in the class of 2021 lost their spots when they posted offensive material in a group Facebook chat. College officials and high school counselors are reacting to the news. Image credit: Charles Krupa/AP

Good news for college applicants: Getting in is easier than they think

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Applications for the Class of 2021 Are Seriously Exploding”. Despite what many high school seniors think, getting into a good college is likely to get even easier in the future Photo: Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Albuquerque Journal via ZUMA Wire. Record Number of Applications Flood Area Colleges”.

The future of proficiency-based education

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Yarmouth High School science teacher Catie Wooten goes over an action plan for a mock press conference with a students in a science class at Yarmouth High School on Wednesday, May 31, 2017.

Buffalo shows turnaround of urban schools is possible, but it takes a lot more than just money

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But in May, sitting in the office of her school’s family support specialist, Joell Stubbe, Karolina talked excitedly about going to Buffalo State university, where she’s been accepted into the class of 2021.

Personalized Learning’s Unknowns: Silicon Schools’ Five-Year Journey

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We do not want school boards across the country adopting resolutions saying ‘Every school in our district will be personalized by the year 2021.’. We do not want school boards across the country adopting resolutions saying ‘Every school in our district will be personalized by the year 2021.’”. “We do not believe that there is yet definitive proof that personalized learning works better than other models.”­. — All That We’ve Learned: Five Years of Working on Personalized Learning.

Why Maine’s new high school graduation rules could hurt more than help

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Social Studies teacher Michelle Adler talks to sophomores Maiya Schwartz, left and Emily Terranova about an assignment in an Honors Human Geography class at Gray-New Gloucester High School on Thursday, June 1, 2017.

?Blockchain, Bitcoin and the Tokenization of Learning

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billion in 2017 alone so far, roughly 13 times more than the amount raised in 2016. Phil Long, chief innovation officer at the University of Texas Austin’s Project 2021 innovation initiative, thinks that the platform may be attractive to some if anyone can be a producer or consumer. “In In 2014, Kings College in New York became the first university in the U.S. to accept Bitcoin for tuition payments, a move that seemed more of a PR stunt than the start of some new movement.

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Brace yourselves: AI is set to explode in the next 4 years

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percent through 2021. A new report predicts that artificial intelligence (AI) in the U.S. education sector will grow 47.5 The report, Artificial Intelligence Market in the U.S. Education Sector 2017-2021 , is based on in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.

In the Era of Microcredentials, Institutions Look to Blockchain to Verify Learning

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The majority of students who attend more than one school,” says Long, who is the chief innovation officer at UT Austin’s innovation initiative, Project 2021. “If Philipp Schmidt began thinking about the potential for blockchain in higher education long before the technology became a buzzword. Schmidt, who is the director of learning innovation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab, began issuing non-academic credentials for his team around 2013.

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PODCAST: How colleges and universities are acknowledging their slaveholding pasts

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This fall, she’ll be leaving her job as a professional chef and leaving all her friends and family behind to become a part of Georgetown’s class of 2021.

Bill Clinton Reiterates Obama’s Commitment to Add 100,000 STEM Teachers to the Workforce

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That call to action spurred the launch of 100Kin10 , a nonprofit that has been working with more than 280 organizations nationwide to achieve that goal by 2021. Back in 2011 former President Barack Obama implored the nation to add 100,000 STEM teachers to the workforce. Who would have ever thought that America would just make up its mind that we needed more STEM teachers? This will help keep America in the future business.

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5 ways to reduce the harrowing STEM teacher shortage

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This led to the 100Kin10 movement, which aims to do just that by 2021. No technology can replace high-quality teachers. But what happens when high-quality STEM teachers become hard to find, and what happens when STEM teacher applicant pools dry up? And how can the U.S.

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Brace yourselves: Artificial intelligence is set to explode in the next 4 years

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percent through 2021. As artificial intelligence grows in the education sector, its impact could be felt in student learning programs, websites and admissions programs. A new report predicts that AI in the U.S. education sector will grow 47.5 Read more at eSchool News. Uncategorized artificial intelligence educational games learning programs learning tools report student data

Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – May

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Here are some ways we are celebrating with you in 2017: click here. As of 2016, 76% of graduates of UTeach programs are still teaching and the program is on track to have developed over 8,000 new STEM educators by 2021. Download the May 2017 STEMtistic Image.

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Adobe Flash 2020 Retirement: The 5 R’s Strategy for Teachers

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Fast forward to 2017, Adobe announced its plan to no longer support its most popular success story. On January 1 st , 2021 all applications using Flash will no longer find their programs being maintained.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Test Preparation Market Through 2021.” (National) Education Politics. Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Silence From the Secretary , Despite Major Rules Changes.” ” Lots, lots more about Betsy DeVos’ policies in the student loan and for-profit higher ed sections below.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Me: pic.twitter.com/gmb3Oigcv0 — Audrey Watters (@audreywatters) October 5, 2017. pic.twitter.com/yehgZ82br6 — Shahien Nasiripour (@nasiripour) October 5, 2017. pic.twitter.com/tfodnBuiTF — Ashley Jost (@ajost) September 29, 2017. My latest report on ed-tech and venture capital : “The Business of Ed-Tech: September 2017 Funding Data.” (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Trump Proclaims October 15 through October 21, 2017, as National Character Counts Week.” According to this press release , Technavio says that the global competency-based education spending market will grow by 18% between 2017 and 2021. (National) Education Politics. From the White House Press Office : “ President Donald J. ” The irony. “The U.S.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via WaPo’s Valerie Strauss : “ Trump ’s rather weird meeting with the 2017 Teachers of the Year.” It’s 2017, and Wired still promotes a narrative that “ hackers ” are all young men. According to Research and Markets’ latest forecast , “the artificial intelligence market in the US education sector to grow at a CAGR of 47.50% during the period 20172021.” percent from 2017 to 2021.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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niVz3ongY0 — (((Sherman Dorn))) (@shermandorn) February 10, 2017. — Jonathan Rees (@jhrees) February 10, 2017. It’s 2017 and we’re still getting these sorts of headlines about Salman Khan : “These 3 Ideas Will Completely Change How Education Works.” ” Via Education Dive : “Will 2017 see artificial intelligence find a larger role in education?” Education Politics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Campus Technology : “Report: VR and AR to Double Each Year Through 2021.” (National) Education Politics. The AP interviews US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos , who laments “she didn’t decry racism enough.” ” Via Politico : “New marching orders from Betsy DeVos’ civil rights chief have the Education Department churning through civil rights complaints.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Chalkbeat : “New York City’s largest school charter network, Success Academy , has won the 2017 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools.” ” Via Campus Technology : “ IoT to Represent More Than Half of Connected Device Landscape by 2021.” (National) Education Politics. “To Understand Betsy DeVos ’s Educational Views, View Her Education,” says The New York Times.

Adobe Flash 2020 Retirement: The 5 R’s Strategy for Teachers

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Fast forward to 2017, Adobe announced its plan to no longer support its most popular success story. On January 1st, 2021 all applications using Flash will no longer find their programs being maintained. Quick Take: Take a closer look at the Adobe Flash 2020 Retirement: 1.

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Is Esports a Sport?

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In 2017 it's Peach Belt Conference hosted the League of Legends championship in sold-out NBA-sized arenas. Esports viewership is expected to surpass all pro sports other than the NFL by 2021. Quick. When I say the word sports, what do you think of?

Tell Your Students – These Professions are Hiring Big Time

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By 2017, orders for large industrial robots in North America companies topped 27,000 and sold for $1.4 By 2021, the cobot market is expected to grow to 150,000 units at a cost of $2 billion. By Charles Sosnik.

Verto Education Raises $6.3 Million Seed Round to Bring More College Students Abroad

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Founded in 2017, Verto accepts first-year college students aged 17 to 22 for a semester traveling to Central America, the South Pacific and Southeast Asia to learn about a variety of subjects including environmental science, public health, business and finance.

Degreed Raises $75 Million to Expand Corporate Learning Platform

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A McKinsey survey conducted in 2017 found that 62 percent of executives believe over a quarter of their workforce will need retraining or replacing between now and 2023, due to automation and digitization. A National Association for Business Economics survey this month put the odds of this happening before 2021 at 60 percent.

Kahoot Earns a $376M Valuation After Disney Investment—and Is Looking to Acquire

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In 2017, Kahoot joined the Disney Accelerator , a program run by the venture capital arm of the media juggernaut. Kahoot currently has 60 employees, and expects to nearly double its headcount to 110 staff in 2021. Kahoot , an Oslo-based developer of a digital quiz tool popular with teachers, just started making money this year. But a recent investment from one of the biggest names in the entertainment business is valuing the company in the hundreds of millions.

Schools Must Invest to Protect IoT Devices

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billion of them in use in 2017 — from TVs, cars and coffee makers at home to security cameras, lighting systems and thermostats at businesses and schools. All of these Internet of Things devices can make schools safer, improve student engagement and save schools and school districts significant money , according to a 2017 survey of K–12 professionals by CDW. billion in IoT security spending by 2021. Schools Must Invest to Protect IoT Devices. jena.passut_7651.

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Universities that boost the poorest students to wealth are becoming harder to afford

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Finish a master’s degree in accounting in 2021. According to a 2017 study by Harvard University researchers, Stony Brook — one of 64 campuses in the State University of New York system — sends more than 51 percent of its low-income students into the highest 20 percent of income levels.