Illuminate to Sunset Student Information System in 2021

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Illuminate Education will stop support for its student information system in two years, before the 2021 school year. In an email sent Tuesday morning, the company notified customers to plan for a replacement for the Illuminate Student Information product, also known as ISI.

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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

Adobe Flash 2020 Retirement: The 5 R’s Strategy for Teachers

ViewSonic Education

On January 1 st , 2021 all applications using Flash will no longer find their programs being maintained. This all contributes to the danger to the security and full functionality of classroom technologies in 2021.

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Teacher-Author? Me too! Let’s talk

Ask a Tech Teacher

Look for her next prehistoric fiction, In the Footsteps of Giants, Winter 2021. This week, my wonderful efriends and fellow teacher-authors are helping me launch my latest prehistoric fiction novel, The Quest for Home. Driven from her home. Stalked by enemies.

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.

FCC Issues New Category Two Rules

Education Superhighway

The new rules will require substantial changes to application processing and USAC procedures, and as we are in the thick of the Funding Year 2020 application cycle, most of these rules will not go into effect until FY 2021. What rule changes will go into effect in 2021?

10 trends and predictions for STEM education in 2020

eSchool News

The organization 100Kin10 is working to recruit 100,000 excellent STEM teachers into classrooms across the nation by 2021. It’s clear to anyone listening that the United States needs more highly-skilled STEM workers to remain globally competitive.

Why The High Achievers Have Moved to Shop Class

Wisewire

That data, which states must begin reporting in 2021, will help make the case for which programs are serving students well, and which ones aren’t, she said.

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Possible Executive Order on Open Access Alarms Academic Publishers

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Academic publishers are worried about an executive order the Trump administration is said to be considering that would impose new open access requirements on federally funded science research.

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

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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

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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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.”

Fact or Fallacy: Why Esports Are Here to Stay in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

Researchers anticipated the global esports market would reach $1 billion in 2019 , and project that by 2021, the number of esports viewers will eclipse that of all other major U.S. Fact or Fallacy: Why Esports Are Here to Stay in K–12 Schools. shailaja.neela…. Wed, 11/20/2019 - 13:14.

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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The FCC Announced E-Rate Program Updates. Now What?

EdTech Magazine

Most of the new rules will not go into effect until 2021. Calculating Category Two budgets on a districtwide basis (starting in the 2021 funding year). After an extended period in limbo, there is more clarity about the federal E-Rate program and what K–12 districts need to know when submitting forms for the next application period and planning future networking needs. On Dec. 3, the Federal Communications Commission released its Report and Order, which includes important changes.

The FCC Announced E-Rate Program Updates. Now What?

EdTech Magazine

Most of the new rules will not go into effect until 2021. Calculating Category Two budgets on a districtwide basis (starting in the 2021 funding year). After an extended period in limbo, there is more clarity about the federal E-Rate program and what K–12 districts need to know when submitting forms for the next application period and planning future networking needs. On Dec. 3, the Federal Communications Commission released its Report and Order, which includes important changes.

The FCC Announced E-Rate Program Updates. Now What?

EdTech Magazine

Most of the new rules will not go into effect until 2021. Calculating Category Two budgets on a districtwide basis (starting in the 2021 funding year). After an extended period in limbo, there is more clarity about the federal E-Rate program and what K–12 districts need to know when submitting forms for the next application period and planning future networking needs. On Dec. 3, the Federal Communications Commission released its Report and Order, which includes important changes.

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.

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The FCC Announced E-Rate Program Updates. Now What?

EdTech Magazine

Most of the new rules will not go into effect until 2021. Calculating Category Two budgets on a districtwide basis (starting in the 2021 funding year). After an extended period in limbo, there is more clarity about the federal E-Rate program and what K–12 districts need to know when submitting forms for the next application period and planning future networking needs. On Dec. 3, the Federal Communications Commission released its Report and Order, which includes important changes.

Revenue from Trilogy Bootcamps Help 2U, But Future Still Uncertain

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Davidson likewise questioned whether 2U can become free cash flow positive in 2021, as promised by 2U CFO Paul Lalljie on the earnings call. “On It will launch five new programs in 2020 and expects to launch at least 10 in 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.

Instructure Lays Off About 100 As It Urges Shareholders to Support Sale

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This is followed by 15 percent growth predicted for 2021, 12 percent in 2022 and 10 percent in 2023, according to a presentation filed with the U.S.

Chegg Ditches Ingram for FedEx and Eyes International Growth

Edsurge

The company expects the business to grow in revenue in 2020 and 2021. It will pay $15 million in 2021, with the cost dropping each subsequent year.

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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.

Adobe Flash 2020 Retirement: The 5 R’s Strategy for Teachers

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On January 1st, 2021 all applications using Flash will no longer find their programs being maintained. This all contributes to the danger to the security and full functionality of classroom technologies in 2021. Quick Take: Take a closer look at the Adobe Flash 2020 Retirement: 1.

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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.

5G for Education Is Finally Here. First Stop? Cleveland.

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schools, all from the Verizon Innovative Learning program, to 5G by the end of 2021. The old building that houses Cleveland’s Entrepreneurship Prep Cliffs Campus, part of Breakthrough Schools , has sure come a long way since its days as an elevator factory.

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.

Michael Bloomberg unveils ‘progressive’ higher education plan

The Hechinger Report

And overall, Bloomberg’s plans represent a clear departure from Trump’s education agenda, especially the president’s recent proposed education budget for fiscal year 2021.

Scientific evidence on how to teach writing is slim

The Hechinger Report

However, a large scientific study of Writer’s Workshop is underway and results are expected in 2021. (A A writing assignment from a middle school classroom. Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report. The poor quality of student writing is a common lament among college professors.

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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.

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

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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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