Illuminate to Sunset Student Information System in 2021

Edsurge

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.

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

Archdiocese of Chicago Adopts Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready® Diagnostic for Grades K–2

techlearning

The Archdiocese will implement the online program as a formative assessment for both reading and mathematics starting in the 2020–2021 school year. & The Archdiocese of Chicago has adopted Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready Diagnostic for Grades K–2.

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

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.

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.

Incomplete college price tags pose risk to students when choosing college during the pandemic

The Christensen Institute

Horn: What about the impact a year out—for the high school class of 2021, what will this all mean? I think the fall of 2021 will probably look far more like the fall of 2019 than it will the fall of 2020.

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?

What Are Our Priorities? 20 Questions To Guide School Leaders

TeachThought - Learn better.

What are some important questions school leaders should be considering in 2020 and into 2021 as we work through the uncertainty created by COVID-19? What Are Our Priorities? 20 Questions To Guide School Leaders During COVID-19 Pandemic. by Drew Perkins , Director of TeachThought PD.

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.

Congress gets a proposal to spend $400 million on creating more apprenticeships

The Hechinger Report

She introduced a draft bill in early March that asks for $400 million in fiscal year 2021 for apprenticeship programs. His proposed budget for the Education Department for 2021 asked for more money for vocational and technical education. WASHINGTON, D.C.

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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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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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

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.”

No Single Solution: Working Together for Equity at ESEA

MIND Research Institute

February 8-11, 2021 in. During the first week of February, my MIND colleagues and I headed out to Atlanta, Georgia, for the 2020 National ESEA Conference. Educators from across the nation gathered at the World Congress Center to embrace this year’s conference theme: Together for Equity.

FCC Extends Key E-rate Program Deadlines Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Education Superhighway

Given the disruptions caused by the pandemic, the FCC Order: Waives the service implementation deadline for special construction for all funding year 2019 applicants and extends this deadline by one year, from June 30, 2020, to June 30, 2021.

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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Possible Executive Order on Open Access Alarms Academic Publishers

Edsurge

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.

Colleges Move to Help Students Find Remote Internships. None Include Fetching Coffee.

Edsurge

One such company, Practera, recently made its service available for free to colleges that want to participate (until August of 2021), through a pilot program funded by a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

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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At-Home SAT Tests? If COVID-19 Closures Continue, College Board Says Yes

Edsurge

Rodriguez estimates that one million first-time SAT takers in the class of 2021—current high school juniors—were unable to take the SAT this spring due to widespread coronavirus closures.

Can a Residential College Sell an Online Experience in a Crisis?

Edsurge

Davidson College announced that all students except for seniors can defer paying their fall 2020 tuition bills until August 2021 , while seniors can have until April 1 to pay. The college will decide later whether to extend the offer for the spring 2021 semester.

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.

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.

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

Edsurge

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.

Trump’s budget would slash support for low-income students

The Hechinger Report

But there’s only one candidate who’s already in the White House – Donald Trump – and this week he released his plan in the form of a proposed education budget for fiscal year 2021. WASHINGTON, D.C. –

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