QS World University Rankings 2018: The Global Trends

EdNews Daily

The 2018 QS World University Rankings are the largest guide to global higher education performance that QS, a London-based higher education think-tank, has produced since its inaugural edition of 2004. Jack Moran. Education Writer and Rankings Auditor. QS Quacquarelli Symonds.

Trump’s Budget for Fiscal 2018: Cuts for Ed., Implications for K-12 Business

Marketplace K-12

The post Trump’s Budget for Fiscal 2018: Cuts for Ed., The administration's plans call for new funding for charter schools and school choice, but a potentially critical source of ed-tech funding would be zeroed out. Implications for K-12 Business appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Federal/State Policy Funding/Budgets

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Start Planning Now to File for 2018 E-Rate Funding

EdTech Magazine

By Amy Passow Get a jump-start on paperwork by filling out online forms and gathering bid responses. Budgeting Funding Investment Management Procurement

Tablets will see a decline, then increase in 2018

eSchool News

The tablet market in totality has seen its peak and will face down years in 2016 and 2017, followed by a slight rebound in 2018 and beyond driven by detachable tablet growth. After a decline, tablet shipments will pick up due to the emergence of detachables.

Here's What Betsy DeVos Said Today On Capitol Hill

NPR Learning and Tech

The education secretary testified before a House subcommittee on the Trump administration's 2018 budget proposal, which calls for deep cuts to education.

What’s next in technology? Gartner looks five years ahead

Bryan Alexander

Garter invites us to imagine these developments, assuming AI and intelligent software just keeps getting better: By 2018, 20 percent of business content will be authored by machines. By 2018, more than 3 million workers globally will be supervised by a “robo-boss.”

50+ Can’t-Miss K-12 Education Technology Events for 2017-2018

Edsurge

To help you plan your upcoming travels, we’ve compiled a shortlist of more than 50 education technology events for the K-12 community happening across the world through June 2018. The calendar below lists the locations and dates for most of the major K-12 conferences from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018. “Travel is more than the seeing of sights,” wrote the late Miriam Beard. “It It is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.

Aid Education with Historic Newspapers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Starting in 2014 and lasting until 2018, the First World.read more. June 19, 2015 Britain is commemorating the centenary of the start of World War One. That's 100 years since the. start of the First World War. guest posts

Virginia heading for dramatic high school overhaul

eSchool News

Virginia high school is going to look different for the freshmen who enroll in 2018. They go into effect starting with the 2018 school year, but only for freshmen. State plans to go all-in on job training in junior, senior years.

4 points DeVos makes about school choice

eSchool News

DeVos’ keynote came on the eve of President Trump’s FY 2018 budget , which delivers a one-two punch to education and reduces or eliminates funding for many programs, including career technical education and teaching training, in favor of school choice.

#BecauseofCUE

CUE

Speaking of decades, as CUE celebrates its 40th Anniversary in 2018, join in the celebration by sharing how your professional life has been positively impacted #BecauseofCUE. We are seeking stories to share at our National Conference in Palm Springs, March 14-17, 2018.

What Did SXSWedu Have to Say About Adult Learning?

Digital Promise

I look forward to many of us bringing the perspective of the low-skilled adult learner to discussions of equity, the skills gap, and career pathways at SXSWedu 2018! What did this year’s SXSWedu conference have to say about adult learning? Turns out, more than you might think.

No Sign of Edtech In Department of Education’s Full Federal Budget Proposal

Edsurge

The budget did not mention any details about the Office of Education Technology, or how the staggering cuts could affect edtech initiatives like the department’s #GoOpen campaign or its commitment to connect 99 percent of American students to broadband by 2018. billion for 2018. On May 23, President Trump released his highly anticipated, full budget proposal, which includes massive cuts to the U.S. Department of Education (ED).

Enable Team Drive for your School

The Electric Educator

Uncheck the box the prevents users from using Team Drive until January 2018. As of March 10, 2017, Team Drive, the new collaborative file storage feature of Google Drive, is available for all G Suite for Education organizations.

Why coding needs a stronger emphasis in every school

eSchool News

By 2018, it is estimated that 71 percent of new STEM positions will be related to computing; it is apparent that computer science is the future of the job market.

NASA faces education program cuts

eSchool News

President Donald Trump’s proposal to cut NASA’s 2018 budget means its education office, which creates programs for students from grade school through college, would be eliminated.

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The Way ISTE Should Be Attended #iste17 #iste18

Kyle Pace

Plan now for 2018. How do you think we build a future? I think we build it by investing in our kids and investing in education. Elizabeth Warren. Everyone has now returned from the beautiful chaos that is ISTE.

Wanna (Edtech) Getaway? Check Out These Higher-Ed Conferences for 2017-2018

Edsurge

In addition to updating locations and dates to reflect conferences happening from June 2017 to July 2018, we’ve added in a few new events thanks to helpful feedback from our readers. Summer is here! And so is our bi-annual higher education events calendar, ready to get you started on planning your next conference or education getaway. Digital learning in Abu Dhabi, anyone?

As expected, Trump’s education budget prioritizes school choice

eSchool News

President Donald Trump on May 23 released details of his proposed FY 2018 education budget, which adamantly supports school choice and slashes funding for other major education programs and initiatives.

Another queen sacrifice from Kentucky higher education

Bryan Alexander

The projected cost for 2018 is $19.4 Mearns, who laid out the budget situation in a presentation here , said 2 percent of NKU’s operating budget went into pension costs in 2010 and that nearly 10 percent of the budget will be dedicated to the pension fund by 2018.

Digital Citizenship: The Critical Call To Educate and Prepare 21st-Century Learners

EdNews Daily

By 2018, STEM jobs in the U.S. By: Robyn Shulman, M.Ed. We live in unprecedented times of great digital advances and innovation. Technology is moving and changing rapidly across the world while connecting us in unforeseen ways.

CA Computer Science Legislation with CUE Support Approved by Gov Brown

CUE

The bill requires State Superintendent Torlakson to convene an advisory panel to prepare recommendations for a K-12 Computer Science Strategic Implementation (CCSSI) Plan to be adopted by the State Board of Education and implemented by the California Department of Education on or before July 1, 2018.

KidZania: Hands-On Kid Sized Cities Coming To America

EdNews Daily

are expected to open in 2018 and 2019. The world’s fastest growing experiential learning center for children is coming to the U.S., promising to bring unique educational experiences to American children.

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Another queen sacrifice from Kentucky higher education

Bryan Alexander

The projected cost for 2018 is $19.4 Mearns, who laid out the budget situation in a presentation here , said 2 percent of NKU’s operating budget went into pension costs in 2010 and that nearly 10 percent of the budget will be dedicated to the pension fund by 2018.

Top Things You Need to Know About the New ISTE Standards

EdTechTeam

Empowered. That is the word that describes how I felt when Jennie Magiera’s ISTE 2017 keynote had finished today. And maybe a little sad, all-right a lot sad that I was not at ISTE.

STEAM Learning in Action

EdNews Daily

The need for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education is critical, especially because there will be more than 3 million job openings in STEM-related fields by 2018.

Infographic: Robotics And The Future Of STEM

TeachThought - Learn better.

The report also predicts growth in STEM related jobs to almost double that of non-STEM occupations between 2008 and 2018. Infographic: Robotics And The Future Of STEM. by KUKA KORE Staff. In a 2011 U.S.

Spotlight on science – student collaboration with the Span™ system

Nureva

In 2013, it was projected that STEM occupations would grow by 17 percent between 2008 and 2018, compared with only 9.8 The evidence is clear – we need future scientists. percent growth for non-STEM occupations.

Catching the sharing economy wave: Office space

The Christensen Institute

In New York City, for instance, it’s forecasted that by 2018, Class-B and Class-C office spaces—which are designed with smaller organizations in mind—will be totally occupied, with a potential shortage of at least 6.3

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Calculating your school district’s bandwidth need: Network Essentials for Superintendents

Education Superhighway

For example, today, students need a minimum of 100 kbps of Internet bandwidth— by 2018, that will increase to 1 Mbps per student.

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Trump’s ed budget: A ‘betrayal’ and a ‘meat cleaver’ to public education

eSchool News

Under President Trump’s proposed FY 2018 education budget, school choice would receive a massive $1.4 billion while the Education Department undergoes a $9 billion, or 13 percent, cut.

38 Community Colleges Share What It Takes to Launch an OER Degree Program

Edsurge

The goal is to drastically bump those numbers up, Stout says, by the time full majors are slated to be complete in fall 2018. The college affordability crisis has gained much attention in recent years, yet prices continue to climb. Tuition increased 89 percent from 2002 to 2012, and textbook prices—which cost anywhere from $600 to $1300 today—rose 82 percent over the same period, according to U.S. Government Accountability Office.

Part One: Going Beyond SAMR… 5 Ideas

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Its also not to early to begin thinking of 2018! Every school I visit that is attempting to integrate technology into instruction are also having conversations on SAMR. As I have talks with these schools, I tell them that SAMR is a wonderful place to start.

4 ways forward-thinking districts are inspiring more students to code

eSchool News

Vista Unified School District intends to make CS a core graduation requirement by either satisfying the existing math or science requirement or a new CS requirement, by the year 2018. How innovative districts are exposing more students to coding and closing the participation gap.

Alabama district eyes digital conversion by eliminating textbooks

eSchool News

If successful, DCS, by 2018, will eliminate teachers leading lessons from textbooks for a model that will include student-directed learning, which relies heavily on digital material.

?Intel Hits Pause on Edtech Accelerator

Edsurge

As for whether or not the accelerator will return for a third run in 2018, the spokesperson says it’s too soon to tell “but nothing is off the table.”. Just a few weeks ago Intel Education was advocating for edtech startups to apply for the company’s annual education accelerator program. Now, nearly a month after applications have closed, the education arm of the Silicon Valley giant has announced that their program will not be returning this fall.

How EducationSuperHighway’s fiber program helps school districts identify affordable fiber solutions

Education Superhighway

In fact, the FCC recommends that school districts provide a minimum of 100 kbps per student in bandwidth today and 1 Mbps per student by 2018. Educators know that with springtime comes state assessments and testing—something that more and more states are mandating to be completed online.

Trump’s budget axes campus-based childcare for low-income students

The Hechinger Report

Cocuzzo will be at Fitchburg State University where she is majoring in business administration and is on track to get her bachelor’s in December 2018.

Recent & Upcoming Conversations on Open & Networked Learning

ProfHacker

This is all the way in April 2018, and the call is still open to contribute to organizing the conference, but we know these are the themes co-chairs Viv Rolfe and David Kernohan have challenged us to consider: How can open practice and research support learner success?

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Six reasons you may not graduate on time

The Hechinger Report

Tucci, who will graduate in 2018. “It’s Kolodner Credit Crunch 1:Temple University in Philadelphia gives $4,000 grants to eligible students who agree to work no more than 15 hours a week off campus, in an effort to help students graduate on time. Photo: Mark Makela/Reuters via ZUMA Press.