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

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.”

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.

5 ways to reduce the harrowing STEM teacher shortage

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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.


Survey: Students discouraged from seeking STEM teaching careers

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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.

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


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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.

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.

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.

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.

Metro Atlanta Teachers Participate In Groundbreaking Education Program Promoting Critical Thinking In Students


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Middle School Educators Across Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Learn New Strategies for Integrating Innovative Computational Thinking Approaches into Classroom Learning to Better Prepare Students For 21st Century Careers


students by 2021. -- Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Partner on “Ignite My Future in School” Initiative, Delivering Professional Learning to Educators and Supporting the Integration of Computational Thinking into Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ Curriculum -- CHARLOTTE, N.C. |

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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How to help struggling young readers

The Hechinger Report

The program is currently working in 32 schools in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan, with plans to expand to 62 schools by 2021. Rosy Taveras, a kindergarten teacher at P.S. 218 in the Bronx, models fluent and expressive reading. Photo: Sarah Gonser for The Hechinger Report.

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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.

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.

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.

High Schools Prep Students to Fill Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

EdTech Magazine

million unfilled jobs by 2021 , analyst firm Cybersecurity Ventures reports. High Schools Prep Students to Fill Cybersecurity Skills Shortage. phil.goldstein_6191. Mon, 07/02/2018 - 15:13. Six years ago, during the first cybersecurity course offered at Baltimore’s Parkville High School , a student stumbled upon a mysterious section of the network. What’s this?” he wondered aloud.

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.


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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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”.

How to Prepare Students in the Early Years to Read at Grade Level


The program is currently working in 32 schools in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan, with plans to expand to 62 schools by 2021. This story was produced by The Hechinger Report , a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education.

In the Era of Microcredentials, Institutions Look to Blockchain to Verify Learning


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.


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.

After a tough but promising freshman year, Dartmouth student tackles change at elite campuses

The Hechinger Report

The class of 2021, according to the most recent data provided by the college, is 10 percent Latino and 9 percent black. Dartmouth freshmen Daniel Inoa (right) and Natan Santos had uncomfortable moments as they were told: “You look suspicious.” Photo: Liz Willen/The Hechinger Report.

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


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.

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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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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