AI in Education Will Grow Exponentially by 2021

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By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Teachers will get a boost in efficiency thanks to machine-learning tools. Artificial Intelligence Classroom Curriculum Machine Learning Software

Cloud Computing for K–12 Will See Steady Growth Through 2021

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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

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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

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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.

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.

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

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

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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.”

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

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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”.

The future of proficiency-based education

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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.

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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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.

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!

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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?

Discovery Education Monthly STEM Content Highlights – May

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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!

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.

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Anyway, via Venture Beat : “Juniper Research: VR hardware market will hit $50 billion by 2021.” US Presidential Campaign Politics. There was a Vice Presidential debate this week. Among the education highlights: Republican VP candidate Mike Pence made up a name for the university hosting the event. Actually, I think that was the only education highlight. Via Edsurge : “Experts Look Into the Crystal Ball of the Next Administration’s Ed Policy.”

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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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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.

PODCAST: How colleges and universities are acknowledging their slaveholding pasts

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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.

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percent between 2017 and 2021, according to a new report by market research firm Technavio.” Education Politics. Betsy DeVos has been confirmed as the Secretary of Education – the first time that a Vice President has had to break a tie in the Senate for this sort of vote.

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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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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Hack Education Weekly News

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According to this press release , Technavio says that the global competency-based education spending market will grow by 18% between 2017 and 2021. (National) Education Politics. From the White House Press Office : “ President Donald J. Trump Proclaims October 15 through October 21, 2017, as National Character Counts Week.” ” The irony. “The U.S.

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” Via Campus Technology : “Report: VR and AR Headsets to See 50% Growth Every Year Through 2021.” (National) Education Politics. Ivanka Trump with an op-ed in The New York Post : “Why we need to start teaching tech in Kindergarten.” ” (Spoiler alert: because five-year-olds need coding skills so they can get jobs. Lazy, lazy, little children.).

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” Via Campus Technology : “ IoT to Represent More Than Half of Connected Device Landscape by 2021.” (National) Education Politics. “To Understand Betsy DeVos ’s Educational Views, View Her Education,” says The New York Times. Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “A Task Force With Falwell Is Happening, White House Says.”

How little is too little money for schools?

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And, beginning with the graduating class of 2021, the district has added an additional challenge, a program it refers to collectively as Diploma+. KANSAS CITY, Kan. —

How diplomas based on skill acquisition, not credits earned, could change education

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The law requires that by 2021, students graduating from Maine high schools must show they have mastered specific skills to earn a high school diploma. 8 — subject areas all Maine high school graduates must be “proficient” in to earn a diploma beginning in 2021.