AI in Education Will Grow Exponentially by 2021

EdTech Magazine

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

EdTech Magazine

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

Virtual and augmented reality to nearly double each year through 2021

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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 in 2017 to $17.8 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. Uncategorized Augmented reality ed tech market research school technology virtual realit

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

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

eSchool News

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.

What Does the Portrait of a Graduate Look Like for Education in 2018?

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The goal is that by 2021, 21 percent of school systems across the country are engaging with their communities to develop and implement a Portrait of a Graduate.

Georgia Teachers Receive Training Through Visionary Computational Thinking Program to Prepare Students For 21st Century Careers

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5 ways to reduce the harrowing STEM teacher shortage

eSchool News

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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Survey: Students discouraged from seeking STEM teaching careers

eSchool News

In 2010, Obama introduced a national campaign to recruit and prepare 100,000 new effective STEM teachers by 2021 in order to spur higher science and math achievement among American K-12 students.

How to help students avoid the remedial ed trap

The Hechinger Report

The full results won’t be known until 2021 after the researchers follow these students and see if their graduation rates improve. This Rutgers University-Newark class combines college-level math with some of the basics of high school algebra.

STORIES: Think South, Raising Our Students' Awareness on Earth Day

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This Treaty will expire only 5 years from now in 2021. We learned a thing or two on Earth Day!

PODCAST: How colleges and universities are acknowledging their slaveholding pasts

The Hechinger Report

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.

As the race to expand STEM education enters its next lap, here are three ways to recruit and train more teachers

The Hechinger Report

As the President announced this past spring , we have trained tens of thousands of teachers to date through programs like Rider’s — which wouldn’t have existed were it not for 100Kin10 — and have commitments to train at least 100,000 in total by 2021. Talia Milgrom-Elcott.

Self-Paced E-Learning Market Evaporating, Report Finds

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billion drop in worldwide revenue from 2015 to 2021. billion in 2021 from $2.7 By guest blogger Leo Doran.

Digital Signage Growth Helps K–12 Schools Get Their Messages Out

EdTech Magazine

A recent report from Technavio found that revenue from digital signage in the education market is expected to grow 10 percent by 2021. Digital Signage Growth Helps K–12 Schools Get Their Messages Out. jena.passut_7651. Mon, 05/21/2018 - 09:49. Cluttered bulletin boards, garbled loudspeaker announcements and missed memos are becoming a thing of the past as a growing number of schools turn to digital signage.

New York City Department of Education ‘Lighthouse School’ M.S. 88 Integrates Computational Thinking into Core Subjects to Prepare Students for 21st Century Careers

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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.

What Researchers Want Teachers to Know About Virtual Reality’s Health Risks

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classrooms could jump to more than 15 percent by 2021, predicts Futuresource , a market research firm. Virtual reality has yet to become a reality in most classrooms. According to a 2016 survey of 38,000 U.S. educators, just around 5 percent of teachers said they used any virtual or augmented reality programs in class.

Tech for tots and teachers: promoting STEM learning in preK-3 classrooms

The Hechinger Report

All of these institutions are participating in a six-month fellowship program designed by 100Kin10 , an organization that fosters collaborative efforts among nonprofits, foundations and academic institutions to get 100,000 STEM teachers into American schools by 2021.

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

The Hechinger Report

Each of Maine’s 124 high schools is required to offer such diplomas to the Class of 2021, next fall’s ninth graders. 124 — number of Maine high schools, all of which must award proficiency-based diplomas by 2021.

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

The Hechinger Report

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”.

Schools Must Invest to Protect IoT Devices

EdTech Magazine

billion in IoT security spending by 2021. Schools Must Invest to Protect IoT Devices. jena.passut_7651. Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:39. Worldwide spending to protect Internet of Things devices is predicted to reach $1.5 billion this year , research firm Gartner recently announced. With spending at $1.2 billion last year, that’s a 28 percent jump. The massive dollar figure relates to the staggering number of devices that need protecting. Gartner predicted that there would be 8.4

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3 Tips for 3D Printing Success

EdTech Magazine

Across all industries, 3D-printing spending is projected to reach $20 billion in 2021 , an IDC report found. “3D 3 Tips for 3D Printing Success. jena.passut_7651. Fri, 04/27/2018 - 08:24. Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) spaces are popping up in schools all over the U.S., and 3D printing plays a big part.

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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High-paying jobs go begging while high school grads line up for bachelor’s degrees

The Hechinger Report

While 7,000 people become electricians every year, about 9,000 retire, according to the National Electrical Contractors Association ; by 2021, the nation will have to turn out 17,557 new electricians annually.

The future of proficiency-based education

The Hechinger Report

Known as proficiency-based education, Yarmouth’s recent changes to their curriculum and teaching methods were inspired by the 2012 state law that will require all students to graduate with a proficiency-based diploma, beginning with the Class of 2021.

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

Edsurge

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.

How free college tuition in one country exposes unexpected pros and cons

The Hechinger Report

enrollment tuition-free by 2021 for students from families with incomes of as much as $125,000. Claudia Niessler works 20 hours a week at a supermarket to pay her living expenses, in spite of Germany’s policy of providing free tuition. Photo: Robert Schlesinger for The Hechinger Report.

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

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By 2021, most of the student body should be in the system." Last week, the “Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News” was on vacation, amongst the tall trees of the northwestern coast, and mostly off the grid.

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Developing a Video Solution for Low-Bandwidth Classrooms

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Most estimates show full school Internet capability as not feasible until at least 2021. By Swaroop Raju, Co-founder of PlayPosit (fka eduCanon). The Challenge. Most classrooms in the United States are Internet enabled. At first glance, that number seems hugely impressive. It suggests that the vast majority of students have access to broadband capabilities. The challenge is that while most classes are Internet enabled, less than half are actually Internet capable.

Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – May

Discovery Education

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. In May, We Celebrate Teachers!

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

Doug Levin

By 2021, most of the student body should be in the system." Last week, the “Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News” was on vacation, amongst the tall trees of the northwestern coast, and mostly off the grid.

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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 2017–2021.” percent from 2017 to 2021.” Education Politics. Via The New York Times : “ Trump Orders Review of Education Policies to Strengthen Local Control.” ” “ What does Trump’s executive order on education do?

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

The Hechinger Report

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.

What Schools Need to Know About Hyperconvergence

EdTech Magazine

billion in 2021. What Schools Need to Know About Hyperconvergence. meghan.bogardu…. Tue, 01/30/2018 - 10:00. Data centers can be daunting to manage for schools with minimal IT staff. However, the market is starting to shift in favor of technology solutions that make such administration a lot easier. Hyperconverged infrastructure , or HCI, has allowed school districts to reduce the cost and simplify the maintenance of their data center environments.

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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.

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