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

FETC Converge

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

NPR Learning and Tech

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

8 Ways That WiFi Service Benefits Your Bottom Line

SecurEdge Networks Mobility Blog

Cisco Systems forecasts that by 2021, 78% of the mobile data traffic worldwide will be video. And by that same time, smartphones will generate 86% of mobile data traffic. Some of that traffic will be the responsibility of mobile data carriers such as AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon.

Sustaining Bangladesh’s economic miracle

The Christensen Institute

Bangladesh’s Prime Minister expects annual growth to reach 10% by 2021. By 2021, the government’s goal is for that number to reach $50 billion. Bangladesh is probably not the country that comes to mind when you think about economic miracles.

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

FETC Converge

percent through 2021. As artificial intelligence grows in the education sector, its impact could be felt in student learning programs, websites and admissions programs. A new report predicts that AI in the U.S. education sector will grow 47.5 Read more at eSchool News. Uncategorized artificial intelligence educational games learning programs learning tools report student data

10 major insights on teaching, learning, and STEM

eSchool News

classrooms by 2021. STEM education and social-emotional learning will take precedence in 2019, according to teaching and learning predictions from 100Kin10. 100Kin10 is a national network focusing on improving STEM education by adding 100,000 highly-qualified STEM teachers to U.S.

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How one organization is changing the STEM education landscape

eSchool News

100,000 teachers by 2021. To address the shortage of qualified STEM teachers, we set an ambitious goal of adding 100,000 excellent STEM teachers to America’s K-12 classrooms by 2021.


In the wake of one university’s headline-making failure, a look at business models

The Christensen Institute

But in the case of UT-Austin’s Project 2021—a program launched in 2016 aimed at reinventing the undergraduate experience through redesigned course length, redesigned curricula, and online learning—that’s exactly what happened.

LISTEN: Does a ‘proficiency-based’ diploma provide more proof of learning?

The Hechinger Report

By 2021, all schools in Maine will be required to convert to a proficiency-based diploma. Hechinger’s Lillian Mongeau, engagement editor and West Coast bureau chief, says the idea is that “the diplomas will be somewhat equivalent to each other and they’ll really stand for something concrete.”

How K–12 Schools Have Adopted Artificial Intelligence

EdTech Magazine

A recent Gartner report predicts one in five workers will have some form of artificial intelligence as a coworker, and Forrester predicts by 2021 , automation technology will account for the work of nearly 4.3 How K–12 Schools Have Adopted Artificial Intelligence. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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How the Internet of Things May Change K–12 Culture

EdTech Magazine

billion industry that’s expected to grow through at least 2021, according to a Marketplace report. How the Internet of Things May Change K–12 Culture. jena.passut_7651. Wed, 12/05/2018 - 21:12. The Internet of Things is making a big splash in K–12 school districts.

6 Things Every High School Senior Should Have Access To Before Graduation

EdNews Daily

Given that 50% of the expected economy will be in freelancing rolls by 2021, it is in every student’s best interest to understand how to find opportunities, solve problems, learn how to pitch a service or product, and find investors.

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.

Why Esports in Schools is a Good Thing

ViewSonic Education

Projected at the pro level to eclipse the NBA by 2021 , esports offers rapidly growing career opportunities. Esports are here to stay. As a spectator sport and as an industry. In colleges and in high schools. And in no small way.

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4 Signs that Disruption is Accelerating in Health Care Delivery

The Christensen Institute

Offering yet more evidence that disruption is accelerating in health care delivery, the market research firm MarketsandMarkets predicts that the global market in population health management solutions will be worth over $42 billion by 2021—more than tripling in value from 2016.

With Brexit Looming, Is There a Place for the UK in Global Edtech?


billion by 2021. With the Brexit limbo set to linger for a few months yet, uncertainty looks likely to continue affecting the U.K.’s s commercial relationships.

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3 steps to implementing an ecosystem of phonics-based learning

eSchool News

According to the new law, Florida districts aren’t required to provide state-approved literacy resources until 2021.

Schools Can Train the Next Batch of Cybersecurity Pros

EdTech Magazine

million unfilled jobs by 2021 , analyst firm Cybersecurity Ventures reports. Schools Can Train the Next Batch of Cybersecurity Pros. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 09/25/2018 - 12:37. Chances are, if you’ve heard about a student hacking a computer or network , it probably wasn’t good news.

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.

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

Leadership Lounge

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.

Degreed Raises $75 Million to Expand Corporate Learning Platform


A National Association for Business Economics survey this month put the odds of this happening before 2021 at 60 percent. During a recent trip to Bangalore to visit a prospective corporate client, Chris McCarthy didn’t know how many people to expect for a talk he was to give on the future of learning. But such requests are not unusual for the CEO of Degreed , provider of a learning platform for professional credentials.

What have Mississippi legislators proposed for education in the first few days of the legislative session?

The Hechinger Report

Here’s a look at some of the first education bills proposed during the start of this year’s legislative session: • SB 2021 , proposed by Republican Sen.

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.

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.


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.

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.

Is Esports a Sport?

ViewSonic Education

Esports viewership is expected to surpass all pro sports other than the NFL by 2021. Quick. When I say the word sports, what do you think of? If you’re a fan, it could be football, basketball or soccer. If you’re a player, perhaps it’s tennis or golf.

St. Lucie Public Schools Purchases Reading Horizons to Improve Reading Performance


The Florida Senate bill doesn’t require districts to pick up state-approved reading instructional materials until 2021, but leadership at St. (Port St. Lucie, FL) September 11, 2018 — St.

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Kahoot Earns a $376M Valuation After Disney Investment—and Is Looking to Acquire


Kahoot currently has 60 employees, and expects to nearly double its headcount to 110 staff in 2021. Kahoot , an Oslo-based developer of a digital quiz tool popular with teachers, just started making money this year. But a recent investment from one of the biggest names in the entertainment business is valuing the company in the hundreds of millions. In 2017, Kahoot joined the Disney Accelerator , a program run by the venture capital arm of the media juggernaut.

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

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

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

Self-Paced E-Learning Market Evaporating, Report Finds

Marketplace K-12

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

Schools Explore Innovative Security Enhancements Ahead of the New School Year

EdTech Magazine

billion industry that is expected to continue growing through at least 2021, Marketplace reports. Schools Explore Innovative Security Enhancements Ahead of the New School Year. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 08/07/2018 - 14:20. The way that school leaders must think about the security and safety of their students has taken a dramatic turn as the reality of school shootings continues to rock the lives of parents, students, teachers and administrators.

Personalized Learning’s Unknowns: Silicon Schools’ Five-Year Journey


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.

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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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.

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


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.

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What does ‘career readiness’ look like in middle school?

The Hechinger Report

50 million — The price tag for a Center for Advanced Studies that will open in the Charleston County School District in South Carolina in 2021.