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.

Vote for Digital Promise’s SXSW and SXSW EDU 2018 Session Ideas

Digital Promise

We hope to share some of these examples at the SXSW and SXSW EDU conferences in March 2018 – but first, we need your help. The post Vote for Digital Promise’s SXSW and SXSW EDU 2018 Session Ideas appeared first on Digital Promise. Every day at Digital Promise, we work with leading educators, researchers, and developers across the country to help close the Digital Learning Gap and improve learning for all.

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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

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

SXSW EDU 2018 Panel Picker

The Christensen Institute

This year, hear from Thomas Arnett and Julia Freeland Fisher on proposed panels featuring their latest research at SXSW EDU 2018. The post SXSW EDU 2018 Panel Picker appeared first on Christensen Institute. The SXSW EDU PanelPicker is here again!

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.

Global Education - Epic Year Ahead Starts with the Global Education Fair + Global Collaboration Day

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our 8th annual online Global Education Conference is November 13th - 16th, 2017 We’re planning a face-to-face Global Education Day at TCEA on Monday, February 5th, 2018 ! Also in planning stages: our 2018 Global Student Conference , Global Leadership Week , and Global Education Day at ISTE.

Education Department Faces Deep Cuts; DeVos Faces Tough Questions

NPR Learning and Tech

Our weekly education news roundup: Trump administration unveils its 2018 budget proposal; DeVos talks school choice in Indianapolis, then faces a grilling from lawmakers.

Infographic: 6 uses for K-12 classroom AR

eSchool News

Augmented reality overlays digital information on top of an existing environment, and the AR device market is expected to reach more than $659 million by 2018, according to an infographic that analyzes AR’s potential for the classroom.

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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.”



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.

FETC 2018 issues annual request for proposal to attract visionaries in the field

FETC Converge

LRP’s National Future of Education Technology Conference offers unparalleled opportunities to explore the evolving role of technology in the enhancement of learning and improvement of performance in PK-12 schools and districts. Read more at FETC. Uncategorized FETC Future of Ed Tech Future of Education Technology Conference school administrators training teachers

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

Top Books for Educators: Back to School Reading List

Where Learning Clicks

The 2017–2018 school year is underway! We’ve put together a back-to-school reading list to give you some guidance and motivation and help you get back into the swing of things. Check out these books for principals and teachers to help put yourself in the back-to-school spirit this season.

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.

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


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.

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.

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.

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.

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


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).

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.

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.


Space: The final frontier in the search for full-pay students

The Christensen Institute

In the 2018 Times Higher Education rankings non-U.S. In order to maximize net tuition revenue, higher education employs a high-price, high-discount model. But just as trees don’t grow to the sky, this strategy can’t work forever—the U.S. is running out of students who can pay full tuition. Students are tapped out: in the 2014-15 school year, 86% of first-time full-time freshmen received financial aid.

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.

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.

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


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?

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


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.

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.

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.

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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?Open Up Resources Announces First Full Math Curriculum—And Its Plans for Profitability


That, explains Larry Singer, the nonprofit’s CEO, is also an important part of his plans to reach profitability by the end of 2018. Singer projects it will reach $40 million in revenue in 2018 from print sales (which cover basic bulk printing costs of the OER materials) and “implementation services” such as the professional development sessions that Williams has set up for her district.

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New advances in measuring social-emotional learning

The Hechinger Report

With additional design challenges planned for the spring of 2018 and 2019, the hope is that schools soon will have many good options for measuring social-emotional learning. Core academic subjects have long been the top priority for districts preparing students for life after high school.

Part Four: Beyond SAMR… Technology, Deeper Learning, and Rigor

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

It’s also not to early to begin thinking of 2018! Welcome to the fourth in this series of posts promoting the idea of going to SAMR and beyond.

Top Things You Need to Know About the New ISTE Standards


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.

Trump’s proposed after-school cuts could lead to more hungry kids, lower test scores

The Hechinger Report

billion — Amount of funding for the 21st Century Centers that would be eliminated under the Trump administration’s proposed 2018 budget. Under the president’s proposed 2018 budget, the program, which currently serves 1.8

Fifteen Ideas to Start the Year with a STEM Culture

Discovery Education

Utilize some of the inquiry activities and prep your students to compete in the 2018 Young Scientist Challenge! Getting Started with Building a STEM Culture. As another school year kicks off, it’s important to examine simple ways to integrate STEM into classroom culture.


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.

6 Keys to a Successful 1:1 Implementation

Tom Murray

In a report enti tled, “ Technology in Education: Global Trends, Universe Spend and Market Outlook , “ F utureSource consulting projected that edtech spending worldwide will hit $19 billion dollars by 2018, up from $13 billion when measured in 2013.

North Carolina’s Digital Success Story


For over a decade, North Carolina has been the site of one of the most sustained, successful initiatives in education: giving all students in all schools access to broadband internet with WiFi in every classroom by 2018. By the summer of 2018, all schools in the state are expected to be digital ready, which will open the door for innovation in schools that reaches all students, regardless of their zip code.