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.

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.


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.


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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

AES@NAMM Pro Sound Symposium: Live & Studio returns in 2019


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.


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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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


students by 2021.

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.

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.

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.

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.

TCS Partners with Discovery Education for Innovation Student Challenge


students by 2021.

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 Parents Can Help Improve the Quality of a Teen’s Sleep


by 2021, but Gov. Within three days of starting high school this year, my ninth-grader could not get into bed before 11 p.m. or wake up by 6 a.m.

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


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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.