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.

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Virtual and augmented reality to nearly double each year through 2021

FETC Converge

The market research company predicts that aggressive growth will continue throughout its forecast period, achieving an average 98.8 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.

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

ViewSonic Education

Once used by almost every major tech company to create computer content Flash is being replaced by more modern and open platforms. On January 1 st , 2021 all applications using Flash will no longer find their programs being maintained.

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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. Efficiency innovations enable companies to do more with fewer resources.

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

Edsurge

Learning management system provider Instructure has laid off as many as 100 full-time employees as the publicly traded company nears a key shareholder vote on a proposed sale to a private equity firm. Now, the company wants to accept a $2 billion dollar acquisition offer from Thoma Bravo. “As

Chegg Ditches Ingram for FedEx and Eyes International Growth

Edsurge

Ingram bought Chegg’s textbook inventory to sell and distribute, and the companies shared the revenues. And yet, despite Chegg’s efforts to transform into a digital-first company, it can’t escape the legacy print business—for now, at least.

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4 Signs that Disruption is Accelerating in Health Care Delivery

The Christensen Institute

These are just some of the companies with origins outside health care delivery who’ve very recently entered, or “re-upped,” their strategic commitment to the market. Companies entering health care delivery are innovating to make it simpler, more affordable and more convenient.

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

Edsurge

Foreign direct investment in the country has fallen by nearly 20% in the last three years, and the same period has seen British companies less likely to enter into foreign trade than before. technology companies, and is projected to be worth £3.4 billion by 2021.

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Degreed Raises $75 Million to Expand Corporate Learning Platform

Edsurge

For McCarthy, it was a small sign among many that international countries like India had become powerful markets for corporate training companies like Degreed. “A Companies outside the U.S. To date, the San Francisco-based company has raised about $140 million. Founded in 2012, Degreed offers over 1,500 certificates and credentials, aimed primarily at companies looking to develop and upskill their employees.

Kahoot Earns a $376M Valuation After Disney Investment—and Is Looking to Acquire

Edsurge

But a recent investment from one of the biggest names in the entertainment business is valuing the company in the hundreds of millions. TechCrunch reports that the deal gives the company a $376 million valuation. That may seem like a lofty figure for a company expecting to make $2 million in revenue this year. In its presentation, the company claims it will reach 100 million monthly active users by the end of 2018.

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

Edsurge

The company landed on Breakthrough because of its existing technology infrastructure, district leadership support and proximity to Cleveland, which Verizon announced in the spring would be one of 30 cities getting access to 5G before the year was up. The company’s goal is to connect 100 U.S.

Verto Education Raises $6.3 Million Seed Round to Bring More College Students Abroad

Edsurge

The company hopes to improve its study-abroad offerings with a newly raised $6.3 He says his company operates like a college, with its own admissions staff. The company also offers on-campus programs in places including Ireland, England and New Zealand.

Why We Should Expand Our OER Advocacy to Commercial Publishers

Iterating Toward Openness

They understood the outsized influence that billion dollar behemoths like Microsoft would continue to have, and knew that the only way the open source model could “win” would be if proprietary software companies adopted it. And it’s not only “newer” companies like Google or Facebook.

Tell Your Students – These Professions are Hiring Big Time

EdNews Daily

Data science skills are the most challenging to recruit for and create massive headaches for companies if not filled. By 2017, orders for large industrial robots in North America companies topped 27,000 and sold for $1.4 By Charles Sosnik.

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

myViewBoard

Once used by almost every major tech company to create computer content Flash is being replaced by more modern and open platforms. On January 1st, 2021 all applications using Flash will no longer find their programs being maintained.

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Edly, a Marketplace for Income Share Agreements, Secures Seed Funding

Edsurge

What the New York-based company offers is essentially a way for schools to sell the rights to future ISA repayments to accredited investors in return for money upfront. Some bootcamp companies, including Lambda School, already do this.)

6 Things Every High School Senior Should Have Access To Before Graduation

EdNews Daily

Given that 50% of the expected economy will be in freelancing rolls by 2021, it is in every student’s best interest to understand how to find opportunities, solve problems, learn how to pitch a service or product, and find investors.

MIND Partners with 100Kin10 on Foundational Math Brain Trust

MIND Research Institute

We are excited to be part of this group of over 300 leading academic institutions, non-profits, foundations, companies, and government agencies. Together, we are mobilizing a national effort to prepare 100,000 STEM teachers by 2021.

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.

Schools Can Train the Next Batch of Cybersecurity Pros

EdTech Magazine

Nationwide, a company called CodeHS teaches an ethical ­hacking course so that high school ­students can learn the ins and outs of cybersecurity practices. million unfilled jobs by 2021 , analyst firm Cybersecurity Ventures reports.

MIND Blog Rewind: October 2019

MIND Research Institute

We are excited to be part of this group of over 300 leading academic institutions, non-profits, foundations, companies, and government agencies. Together, we are mobilizing a national effort to prepare 100,000 STEM teachers by 2021.

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UK to test ‘ed tech testbeds’ in real classrooms

The Hechinger Report

Most software companies are too cash-strapped and time-pressed to conduct experiments that can generate high-quality evidence outside a laboratory. It is currently selecting which wares t0 test among the companies that have applied to participate. One might wonder why teachers would volunteer to take on the additional task of helping companies evaluate software if they’re already burdened with too much work. But that won’t be until late 2021 at the soonest.

A new way of helping students pay for college: Give them corporate jobs

The Hechinger Report

The companies get reliable employees and prospective hires while universities can promise students help with keeping their loan debt low. The nonprofit employed 488 students on four campuses last year and has plans to expand to 1,521 by 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

Meanwhile, companies report that they cannot fill jobs with qualified U.S. But if all we do is train 100,000 STEM teachers by 2021, we will have met the goal but failed the mission. Talia Milgrom-Elcott.

Self-Paced E-Learning Market Evaporating, Report Finds

Marketplace K-12

billion drop in worldwide revenue from 2015 to 2021. Adkins, the head researcher for the company and author of the report, said in a press release that “in a rapidly declining product market, there is essentially no demand for commercial market research on that product.

What Researchers Want Teachers to Know About Virtual Reality’s Health Risks

Edsurge

classrooms could jump to more than 15 percent by 2021, predicts Futuresource , a market research firm. A recent study was done by Children and Virtual Reality, a collaboration between researchers, VR companies, universities and health organizations, found that using VR tools could have significant health impacts on children. “We Virtual reality has yet to become a reality in most classrooms. According to a 2016 survey of 38,000 U.S.

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

techlearning

students by 2021. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $ 19.09 Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc.,

?Blockchain, Bitcoin and the Tokenization of Learning

Edsurge

Take LiveEdu , for example, a Y Combinator-backed online learning company that touts itself as being the “next-gen Lynda.com,” referring to a platform that offers online courses and skills training. The company claims on its website that it’s near that goal, with more than 7.2 According to the company’s white paper , EDU tokens will initially cost about $1 USD per 12 EDU tokens.) But he decided to give both a shot after the company’s first business models proved unsuccessful.

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

techlearning

Moreover, twenty-one Georgia based companies were recently named to the 2018 Fortune 500; most headquartered in Atlanta, and requiring future employees with robust computational thinking skills. students by 2021. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $ 19.09

TCS Partners with Discovery Education for Innovation Student Challenge

techlearning

students by 2021. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $19.09 Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc.,

Could California’s big investment in children and families be a model for the country?

The Hechinger Report

At the time, in 2015, Stewart was working as an administrative assistant at a small company that made kombucha, a fermented tea. Because she was working for a small company with fewer than 20 employees, she had no job protection under California or federal law.

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New York City Department of Education ‘Lighthouse School’ M.S. 88 Integrates Computational Thinking into Core Subjects to Prepare Students for 21st Century Careers

techlearning

students by 2021. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $ 19.09 Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc.,

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. The program is research-based, said Lynette Guastaferro, chief executive officer of ERM’s parent company, Teaching Matters.

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What Schools Need to Know About Hyperconvergence

EdTech Magazine

billion in 2021. Converged infrastructure , or CI, allows companies to deploy compute, networking and storage components and virtualization in a single platform or chassis. Companies are looking to rein in IT costs," he tells BizTech. And streamlining equipment reduces total cost of ownership and conserves power, cooling and physical space — benefits that can impact companies with tight margins.". What Schools Need to Know About Hyperconvergence. meghan.bogardu….

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