3 changes that can help the class of 2030 succeed

eSchool News

Today’s kindergartners are the class of 2030, and by the time they enter the workforce, it will look vastly different. But if we’re going to ensure the class of 2030 succeeds, our current education system needs an overhaul and a refreshed focus, according to a new report from Microsoft. How to help the class of 2030 adapt for a different future. The report examines what teachers and school leaders can do to ensure the class of 2030 will thrive.

How this district is preparing students for 2030–and beyond

eSchool News

Whether we like it or not, the fourth industrial revolution is fundamentally changing the way the world works–and educators have to rise to the task of preparing students for 2030 and beyond. “We We don’t have as much time as I thought we did to redesign education and prepare our students for the future,” said Dr. David Gundlach, the deputy superintendent of Wisconsin’s Oshkosh Area School District (OASD), during CoSN 2019. “It’s

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K–12 Educators Emphasize Personalized Learning for Class of 2030

EdTech Magazine

K–12 Educators Emphasize Personalized Learning for Class of 2030. Members of the Class of 2030 are just starting their educational careers, and they'll graduate into a world that may look very different from the one we know today. K12 educators must start tackling the challenge of how to prepare members of the Class of 2030 for the world into which they will graduate.

#9: 3 changes that can help the class of 2030 succeed

eSchool News

Happy holidays, and thank you for tuning into our 2019 countdown!]. Today’s kindergartners are the class of 2030, and by the time they enter the workforce, it will look vastly different. How to help the class of 2030 adapt for a different future.

COSN 2019 Report

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Highlights from Envision 2030: Leadership for Learning—New Leaders, New Honors, New Tech

CoSN 2019: How Teachers Can Revolutionize the Future of Education

EdTech Magazine

CoSN 2019: How Teachers Can Revolutionize the Future of Education. Today when we talk about education, we only talk about three things: the curriculum, the teacher and the assessments,” Zhao told attendees at the Consortium for School Networking’s 2019 annual conference keynote session, Envisioning the Skills Students Need: 2030. JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Follow @EdTech_K12 on Twitter for continued COSN 2019 coverage!

Ready to Become a MY World 360? Creator?

Digital Promise

As we approach 2020—the start of a “decade of action” leading up to the 2030 deadline set for achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—we are pleased to announce the launch of a new round of MY World 360?.

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5 Ways To Bring SEL Into Edtech Classroom Use

The CoolCatTeacher

In his current role Mark has led the Class of 2030 and Emotion and Cognition in the Age of AI global research initiatives. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Mark Sparvell cites current research about what students really want in their classroom and how social-emotional learning relates to education technology.

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Youth-Created 360? Films at the United Nations General Assembly

Digital Promise

Their immersive stories will be screened at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on September 24 and 25, days on which heads of state and government from around the world will gather to comprehensively review progress in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 SDGs. The event is the first UN summit on the SDGs since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda in September 2015.

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Chasing financial inclusion is a red herring—economic inclusion should be the goal

The Christensen Institute

Now imagine it’s the year 2030 and, by sheer force of will and billions of dollars in outreach programs, development organizations successfully extend financial services to the 1.7

If We Do It Right, Teachers Plus Technology Can Free Educators to Focus More on Students

The Christensen Institute

The McKinsey Global Institute’s recent report on the future of work for women made for an interesting headline at Education Week: “Forty Percent of Elementary School Teachers’ Work Could Be Automated By 2030.” The report’s case study of elementary education teachers points to an automation trend that could be a good thing for teachers and students.

Innovators Creating Prosperity: Inyenyeri

The Christensen Institute

Globally, almost three billion people depend on traditional biomass for cooking, a number that is expected to remain unchanged by 2030. Welcome to our Innovators Creating Prosperity series, spotlighting organizations across the globe that are positively impacting economic development.

10 Ways Interactive Touch Screen Displays Improve Education

ViewSonic Education

By 2030, 30 to 40 percent of jobs will require strong social-emotional skills. There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for ideal classroom display solutions. Fortunately, schools have options. Most classrooms benefit (hugely) from at least one interactive touch screen display. Many find that more than one display is ideal for flexible classrooms that maximize active learning. Interactive touchscreen displays – what some call smart flat-screen TVs – deliver loads of benefits.

Sustainable Development Goals: Writing Journals

User Generated Education

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The conference is being held Monday, November 18 - Wednesday, November 20, 2019 (November 21 in some time zones). Population Activities for an Equitable and Sustainable Future , Carol Bliese, Director of Teacher Programs, Population Education World Peace Song Project 2019 - 2020 , Professor Yoshiro Miyata, World Museum, Chukyo University | Lorraine Leo, Durga Pandeya, Vincent Max Kayesi, Hsc Registration (free) is required.

The Past Decade Forecasts a New Wave of Economic Opportunity in Education

Edsurge

According to Dell Technologies and the Institute for the Future, 85 percent of the jobs in 2030 don’t exist yet. From 2008 to 2019 we have witnessed a 4,000-plus percent expansion in the number of funded edtech startups, and the best startups can become unicorns.

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Some Very Bad News about the UNESCO OER Recommendation

Iterating Toward Openness

The tl;dr. I recently wrote a brief essay about the wonderful new UNESCO OER Recommendation. That piece was based on the text of the most recent public draft (which I will call the “public draft” below), which many of us believed to be the document the 40th Congress unanimously approved.

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5 strategies to navigate the future of learning

eSchool News

Related content: 3 changes that can help the class of 2030 succeed. Advances in smart technologies and the knowledge needed to power them are paving the way for new kinds of educational opportunities–and a new guide offers a look at five strategies that will prove instrumental to the future of learning.

The future of learning unfolding in Malawi

The Christensen Institute

Training the vast numbers of necessary teachers—69 million by 2030, according to the United Nations—to serve every student without access to schooling in the developing world would take decades and cost billions of dollars, and it’s not clear that such efforts would succeed ultimately. Children in Malawi learning on iPads. COURTESY OF SUSAN COLBY, IMAGINE WORLDWIDE. A piece of the future of learning unfolded before me over the past week.

CoSN Honors School Technology Leaders from Across the Country

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“Their bold accomplishments encompass the overarching mission of Envision 2030 — to better prepare children to succeed in careers of the future,” said Keith Krueger, CEO of CoSN

3 things to consider when introducing a K-12 coding or robotics program

eSchool News

estimates there will be 50 million new technology jobs created by 2030 as automation transforms the workforce. K-12 teachers and administrators have been listening to policy makers and industry leaders warn of the need for computer science instruction in U.S. schools for years. And the evidence they cite is compelling. For instance…. Global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co.

K–12 Educators Embrace Ingenuity and Adaptation to Prepare Students for the Future

EdTech Magazine

CoSN leaders recognized the significance of this dynamic in this year’s conference theme , “Envision 2030,” a nod to the fact that the Class of 2030 is just starting their educational journey. K–12 Educators Embrace Ingenuity and Adaptation to Prepare Students for the Future. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 07/02/2019 - 13:59. Figuring out the best way to prepare the next generation of students often feels like aiming at a moving target. .

3 key parts of a K-12 coding or robotics program

eSchool News

estimates there will be 50 million new technology jobs created by 2030 as automation transforms the workforce. K-12 teachers and administrators have been listening to policy makers and industry leaders warn of the need for computer science instruction, such as a coding or robotics program, in U.S. schools for years. And the evidence they cite is compelling. For instance…. Global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co.

The changing geography of work: a new report

Bryan Alexander

McKinsey just published a new report, “The future of work in America: People and places, today and tomorrow” ( summary ; longer document ), looking ahead to 2030 after new technologies have had some impact. Based on the current gender share of occupations, our modeling suggests that women could capture 58 percent of net job growth through 2030, although the gender balance in occupations can and does change over time. — Tom Var (@Tom_Var) July 18, 2019.

3 Ways to Overcome High Student-Teacher Ratios and Improve Personalized Learning

EdTech Magazine

VIDEO: See how K–12 educators are emphasizing personalized learning for the class of 2030. 3 Ways to Overcome High Student-Teacher Ratios and Improve Personalized Learning. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 07/10/2019 - 12:53. According to the most recent data, student-teacher ratios in public schools currently average 16 to 1 — with some states as high as 24 to 1 — meaning regularly adjusting lessons on an individual basis is, for most teachers, aspirational at best. .

Teaching faculty to think like innovators

eSchool News

In fact, its future is unimagined; 85 percent of jobs that will exist in 2030 have yet to be created. The rapid pace of technological change has forever transformed the face of the global workplace. As all brave explorers on any frontier know, survival in an uncertain world requires adaptability, resilience, and resourcefulness. Today’s educators must nurture these traits in students to prepare them to meet whatever challenges await and to succeed in a new order.

Educational Leadership for Social Good

EdTechTeam

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). The Goals Project : Join a team for the September 2019 global collaboration project! The Climate Action Project : Sign up to participate in the October 2019 global collaboration project! After the ISTE conference last month I asked our team what they saw that might be most important for school leaders.

What the World Can Teach the US About Education Technology

Edsurge

China’s Education Modernization 2030 Policy and Ten Year Development Plan for ICT and Education 2010-2020 are among government initiatives named that intend to improve the country’s education in the long run. Some of the conclusions may not come as a surprise in the Omidyar Network’s report on what works in scaling education technology in different regions worldwide. Governments, educators, advocacy groups and companies large and small need to work better together.

Memorization is Not a Bad Thing

The Principal of Change

Here is a scenario: The year is 2030, and you are having a conversation at a dinner party. March 17, 2019 Somewhere in the Middle April 30, 2019 3 Ideas for Dealing with “Pushback” on Your Ideas in Education March 12, 2019 4 Ideas to Help Improve Teacher Well-Being November 1, 2018 Immersed in the Present With an Eye on the Future May 7, 2019 Defining Your Own Journey.

The Winners and Filmstrips of An (Almost) Decade in Education Technology

Edsurge

Here’s my prediction for 2020 through 2030: In the new decade, edtech entrepreneurs will partner more closely with educators from the start to create learning solutions. This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology.

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A Bootcamp Down Under: Trilogy Education Extends University Tech Training Globally

Edsurge

As much as 50 percent of employees in the country could be working in roles that require programming or software skills by 2030, according to estimates in a 2016 report by the National Broadband Network and the Regional Australia Institute. As technology companies from Google to Salesforce plant roots in Australia, government and business leaders down under are trying to figure out ways to train students and workers to keep up with a changing workforce. One U.S.

How do schools train for a workplace that doesn’t exist yet?

The Hechinger Report

As many as 800 million people worldwide could be displaced and need to find new jobs by 2030. Jobs in information technology are growing quickly and employers are trying to find ways to get kids excited about careers in the field. Sarah Gonser for The Hechinger Report. This story is part of our Map to the Middle Class project , where we ask readers what they want us to investigate about educational pathways to financial stability. This question comes from Chris Burns in Ohio.

As New England Liberal Arts Colleges Struggle Financially, One Pins Hopes on Health Care Majors

Edsurge

Trouble in New England By 2030, the number of high school graduates in New England is projected to decline 25 percent from its peak in 2007, according to a report from EY Parthenon, which could disproportionately affect small campuses that draw from local communities. New England is known for fall foliage, devotion to its controversial football team and its concentration of small colleges.

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How Much Artificial Intelligence Should There Be in the Classroom?

Edsurge

in AI technology by the year 2030, so there is almost a Sputnik-like push for the tech going on right now in China. We can build robot teachers, or even robot teaching assistants. But should we? And if the answer is yes, what’s the right mix of human and machine in the classroom? To get a fresh perspective on that question, this episode we take you to China, where a couple of us from EdSurge recently traveled for a reporting trip.

Cultivating Empathy In Learning

The Web20Classroom

The Goals interconnect and in order to leave no one behind, it is important that each Goal and target is met by 2030. Empathy: the action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another of either the past or present without having the feelings, thoughts, and experience fully communicated in an objectively explicit manner.