The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020

Educational Technology Guy

Below is an infographic of the 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020. I''ve written about the 10 Important Skills Students Need for the Future and the 1 0 Tech Skills Every Student should have before. You will notice that critical thinking, social intelligence, collaboration and using new technologies are all part of this. It is important that schools work to help students develop all of these skills so that they can be successful in our ever changing world. --.

US Graduation Rates on Track to Reach 90% by 2020

K-12 Schools - Education News

A new report released this week suggests that American schools are still on track to reach the national goal of having 90% of high school students graduate on time by 2020.

Skills of the Future: 10 Skills You’ll Need to Thrive in 2020 [Infographic]

Indiana Jen

Prepare to be indispensable by 2020 or the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Source: Skills of the Future: 10 Skills You’ll Need to Thrive in 2020 [Infographic]. Acquire these top ten skills you need to thrive in the next five years. Education Technology 21st century skills American Education job skill

ISTE 2015: 6 Tech Trends on Education's Horizon, 2015–2020

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith The influence of 3D printing, adaptive learning technologies and wearable technologies in the classroom is growing. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Distance Learning Game-based Learning Leadership Management

K-12 Ed-Tech Platform and Tools Market Value to Increase to $1.83 Billion by 2020, Report Says

Marketplace K-12

Billion by 2020, Report Says appeared first on Market Brief. The market around ed-tech tools being used by schools continues to grow, but there are limits to that growth, an analysis finds. The post K-12 Ed-Tech Platform and Tools Market Value to Increase to $1.83

Rhode Coder and Data Navigators: Helping Adult Learners Gain Coding and Computer Science Skills

Digital Promise

Bureau of Labor Statistics predicted that by 2020, there will be 1.4 A recent report by the U.S. million more software development jobs than applicants who can fill them. This nationwide technical talent shortage has drawn the attention of many and spurred various efforts to address it.

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Terrible Decision Made To Add Citizenship Question To U.S. Census

Larry Ferlazzo

Commerce Department just agreed to add a citizenship question to the upcoming Census (see Ross: 2020 Census Will Ask About Citizenship Status ). announces that a question on citizenship status will be added to the 2020 census. As feared, The U.S.

Funds For Learning Urges Public Commentary in 2018 E-rate Survey

techlearning

The Modernization Order that expanded federal E-rate funding to include broadband and internet services will expire in 2020.

Creating a Vision for Your School and Getting Buy In from Stakeholders

The CoolCatTeacher

But Lynn, right now, you’re excited about what you’re calling TL 2020. What is TL 2020? TL 2020 is our teaching and learning initiative in Salisbury Township School District. We spent quite a bit of time visioning for TL 2020, and continuing to evolve our vision.

Cognitive Flexibility: Paving the Way For Learner Success

A Principal's Reflections

The opening two paragraphs sum up the point of the piece nicely: By 2020, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will have brought us advanced robotics and autonomous transport, artificial intelligence and machine learning, advanced materials, biotechnology, and genomics.

7 Key Skills for Employability

Educational Technology Guy

Related: Important Skills Students Need for the Future that we need to help them learn 10 Technology Skills Every Student Needs for the Future 21st Century Skills resources The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020 Project Based Learning resources WPI Plan - a great educational model -.

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Blog: Volusia County Schools Enhance Learning Through Digital Classrooms

eSchool News

Volusia County Schools set into motion a 5-year technology plan in order to transition to all-digital classrooms by 2020.

Can Companies Like Facebook Help Close the Access Gap?

Tom Murray

In places like Albemarle County, Virginia , school leaders are developing a 4G Network to support their entire community, every day of the year, by 2020. This past weekend I was searching for a particular feature inside the Facebook app while on my cell phone.

5 state policies to sustain computer science education

eSchool News

The Association for Computing Machinery estimates that by 2020, as many as 4.6 By 2020, nearly 3.8

4 STEM Ties to Careers of the Future

Discovery Education

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2020, there will be 1 million more computer science-related jobs than graduating students qualified to fill them.

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How Educational Leaders can Become Technology Visionaries Today.

Leadership Lounge

Dubbed “20x2020,” this initiative proposes to increase teacher salaries 20 percent by the beginning of the 2020 school year, with 10 percent coming this year. Education funding challenges hurt Arizona tech industry, STEM advocates say.

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Do students buy into maker culture?

eSchool News

The maker industry is projected to grow to more than $8 billion by 2020, and with the maker movement infiltrating classrooms, after-school clubs and homes, it’s no wonder. Maker culture is going mainstream.

Funds For Learning Urges Public Commentary in 2018 E-rate Survey

techlearning

April 25, 2018) – The Modernization Order that expanded federal E-rate funding to include broadband and internet services will expire in 2020.

Why UK Schools Are Choosing Securly

Securly

However, all that changed yesterday in the 2016 budget which stated that by 2020 all schools in the UK must have converted to academy status; LA’s will no longer be responsible for education. The end of UK Local Authority school networks. By: Richard Moore.

Students Use Microsoft Azure to Create Award-Winning Projects

EdTech Magazine

The project secured $5 million in funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research program. Hadjileontiadis is the coordinator of i-PROGNOSIS, a research project funded by EU research program Horizon 2020 that aims to provide technology-based solutions to Parkinson’s Disease. Students Use Microsoft Azure to Create Award-Winning Projects. juliet.vanwage…. Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:02.

The Newest U.S. Education Technology Venture Fund? Look to Japan

Edsurge

Japan’s interest in education technology is also part of a broader strategy led by the government to modernize its infrastructure as it gears up for the 2020 Olympics, says Wada. billion by 2020. It’s no secret that Asian capital fuels American business. That’s especially true in education technology, where last year EdSurge revealed that Asia-based financiers are increasingly investing in U.S. edtech venture firms as limited partners.

Partnering Literacy and Technology to Improve One School

Digital Promise

MIT partnered with Redwood City 2020 Socios For Success for monthly Parent Engagement trainings on team building and leadership training. Video Courtesy of Redwood City School District.

Wearables Market Grows as the Technology’s Impact Becomes Clear

FETC Converge

market for classroom wearables could climb nearly 46 percent annually, reaching $4 billion by 2020. Driving student engagement on college campuses, smartwatches and other wearables will gain traction in the education market. Wearables’ mounting popularity may soon carry over to college campuses. New research indicates that the U.S. At the same time, the global market could grow 36 percent per year, to exceed $6 billion in revenue. Read more at EdTech.

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Volusia County Schools Enhance Learning Through Digital Classrooms

eSchool News

Volusia County Schools set into motion a 5-year technology plan in order to transition to all-digital classrooms by 2020.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

Securly

Globally, edtech spending is predicted to reach $252 Billion by 2020. In December 2010, The Journal –“t he leading Technology based education publication for K-12 and higher education”– published an article with a 5-prong prediction for the following year. Will the cloud continue to reign?

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States use direct mail, money, to get more of their residents back to college

The Hechinger Report

Nearly every state has set a goal for boosting the proportion of its population with post-secondary education; most are aiming for 55 to 65 percent by 2020 or 2025. By 2020, 65 percent of job vacancies will require education beyond high school, estimates show.

Students Use Microsoft Azure to Create Award-Winning Projects

EdTech Magazine

The project secured $5 million in funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research program. Hadjileontiadis is the coordinator of i-PROGNOSIS, a research project funded by EU research program Horizon 2020 that aims to provide technology-based solutions to Parkinson’s Disease. Students Use Microsoft Azure to Create Award-Winning Projects. juliet.vanwage…. Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:02.

A “Roadmap” to Implementing Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

Tennessee’s strategic plan for education, Tennessee Succeeds , identifies five priority areas to help the state reach its education goals by 2020. As Director of Professional Learning Systems for Tennessee’s Department of Education, I have the privilege of being able to witness teachers get excited to learn a skill they not only need to learn, but want to learn, and in the way best suited for their unique learning style.

Important Skills Students Need for the Future that we need to help them learn

Educational Technology Guy

Related: 10 Technology Skills Every Student Needs for the Future 21st Century Skills resources The 10 Most Important Work Skills in 2020 Project Based Learning resources WPI Plan - a great educational model -.

How Math Education Can Catch Up to the 21st Century

Digital Promise

In 2012, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology called for a 34 percent increase in the number of STEM graduates by 2020. This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. In 1939, the fictional professor J. Abner Pediwell published a curious book called “ The Saber-Tooth Curriculum.”. Through a series of satirical lectures, Pediwell (or the actual author, education professor Harold R.

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What's That Liberal Art Degree Worth?

Edsurge

Similarly while AI and smart robots give many people the jitters, the Gartner research group now predicts that by 2020, AI will create more jobs than it destroys. But by 2020, “AI-related job creation will cross into positive territory, reaching 2 million net-new jobs in 2025.” Sure, coding is cool. But what about those of us who earned a degree in say, English, anthropology or some other classic “liberal arts” degree? Looking to level up in your career?

Want to put your data into action? Here’s how!

eSchool News

billion market in 2017, and that market is expected to grow by 30 percent through 2020. Classroom assessments represented a nearly $1.6 In fact, classroom assessment now makes up a majority of the testing market, surpassing state testing. The benefit of formative assessments.

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We can’t graduate enough nurses

Bryan Alexander

million job openings for nurses through 2020. million by 2020, including over 3.2 million by 2020. We need a lot of nurses, but American universities just can’t make enough of them, according to a new Georgetown study ( pdf ).

5 ways to get the U.S. to a 90 percent high school graduation rate

eSchool News

percent, the nation could miss its goal of a 90 percent high school graduation rate by 2020 due to persistent equity gaps. states are on track to reach a 90 percent high school graduation rate by 2020. The latest annual report in a series tracking the U.S.

How E-rate Has Made High-Speed Connectivity Possible in Public Schools

Education Superhighway

Ensuring the stability of the E-rate program through 2020 and beyond is critical to delivering on our promise to connect America’s K-12 students. With E-rate, we can close the school connectivity gap by 2020.

Why blended learning will become an educational norm

Neo LMS

According to the Global ed-tech Research Report , it is estimated it will reach $252 bn by 2020. And 2020 is not that far into the future. Red, yellow and blue are very nice colors. But the world would be boring in just these three ones.

Tablets will see a decline, then increase in 2018

eSchool News

Right now the detachable category only accounts for 16 percent of the market and IDC expects it to reach 31 percent in 2020. Slate tablets with screen sizes less than 9 inches had an average selling price of $183 in 2015 and IDC expects this to decline to $157 in 2020.

Xirrus introduces Xtreme Density Wi-Fi

eSchool News

billion Internet of Things units installed by 2015, increasing to 25 billion by 2020. Xirrus XD4 access point incorporates four high-speed 802.11ac Wi-Fi radios, addressing exploding wireless usage.

Women In STEM Speak Out To Girls Everywhere

MIND Research Institute

In fact, we’ve committed to connecting 100,000 girls to mentors by 2020 because mentorships that connect young girls to STEM professionals can significantly increase the number of women who pursue and succeed in STEM fields (Stoeger et.al.,

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OPINION: To succeed in tomorrow’s workforce, today’s students need equity-driven policy

The Hechinger Report

Labor economists project that by 2020, two-thirds of all jobs in the United States will require a college degree or credential. The U.S. Capitol. Photo: Kathleen Kordek for The Hechinger Report.