Illuminate to Sunset Student Information System in 2021

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Illuminate Education will stop support for its student information system in two years, before the 2021 school year. Education Technology Edtech Business Interoperability Student Achievement Assessments

Virtual and augmented reality to nearly double each year through 2021

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percent compound annual growth rate from 2017 to 2021. Uncategorized Augmented reality ed tech market research school technology virtual realitySpending 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

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

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On January 1 st , 2021 all applications using Flash will no longer find their programs being maintained. Although anything created in the last few years most likely was developed on one of the newer platforms, nonetheless the technology in your classrooms may not as up-to-date.

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Teacher-Author? Me too! Let’s talk

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She is also the author/editor of over a hundred books on integrating tech into education, adjunct professor of technology in education, blog webmaster, an Amazon Vine Voice , a columnist for NEA Today , and a freelance journalist on tech ed topics.

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

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In addition to hosting a public K-8 charter school, the former factory was recently outfitted with augmented and virtual reality stations, 3D printers and interactive screens in preparation for Saturday’s announcement: that it’s the first school in the country equipped with 5G wireless technology.

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

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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. Education Technology Coronavirus Workforce Training Higher Education

Possible Executive Order on Open Access Alarms Academic Publishers

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Office of Science and Technology Policy, currently run by Kelvin Droegemeier, a former vice president and professor of meteorology at the University of Oklahoma. Education Technology Higher Education Policy & Government Libraries

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

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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.

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?

Why Esports in Schools is a Good Thing

ViewSonic Education

Students who are drawn to gaming are often equally captivated by the broader technology ecosystem. Sponsors at both the high school and college levels report that a substantial number of their esports participants are interested in science, technology, engineering and math.

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

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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. Education Technology Digital Learning in Higher Ed Future of Work Edtech Business Higher Education

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. Education News Featured Higher Education Technology

Why The High Achievers Have Moved to Shop Class

Wisewire

A 75 percent drop in the volume of old-style business courses since 1982 reflects shifts in technology; few students take typing and office-procedure classes anymore.

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Niche Raises $35 Million to Rival School Directory Review Sites

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If you’re curious about the latest results, Niche’s best college in America is Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The best public high school is Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Va., Education Technology College Admissions Financing

Fact or Fallacy: Why Esports Are Here to Stay in K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

Since then, access to personal computers and the internet as well as other advancements in technology have supported esports’ growth into a substantial industry with professional teams, high-stakes competitions, team sponsorships and more.

Tell Your Students – These Professions are Hiring Big Time

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DRONE TECHNOLOGY. By 2021, the cobot market is expected to grow to 150,000 units at a cost of $2 billion. Featured Innovation Science Technology Career outlook Charles Sosnik future careersBy Charles Sosnik.

No Single Solution: Working Together for Equity at ESEA

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Participants looked at neuroscience research, the way the brain learns, and the role technology plays as a way to either replicate or enhance learning in the classroom. February 8-11, 2021 in.

Revenue from Trilogy Bootcamps Help 2U, But Future Still Uncertain

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Davidson likewise questioned whether 2U can become free cash flow positive in 2021, as promised by 2U CFO Paul Lalljie on the earnings call. “On It will launch five new programs in 2020 and expects to launch at least 10 in 2021.

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

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technology companies, and is projected to be worth £3.4 billion by 2021. Education Technology Entrepreneurship Startups Market TrendsWith the Brexit limbo set to linger for a few months yet, uncertainty looks likely to continue affecting the U.K.’s s commercial relationships.

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Chegg Ditches Ingram for FedEx and Eyes International Growth

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The company expects the business to grow in revenue in 2020 and 2021. It will pay $15 million in 2021, with the cost dropping each subsequent year. Education Technology Bootcamps Coding Textbooks and Course Materials Tutoring Edtech Business

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

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The California legislature is currently considering a bill to allow its state university systems to pilot ISAs starting in 2021. Education Technology Access and Affordability Financing

How one organization is changing the STEM education landscape

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Six years ago, I founded 100Kin10 , a national network focused on training and retaining excellent K-12 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers. 100,000 teachers by 2021.

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Analysis: Is Higher Ed Ready for the Tech Expectations of the Teens of 2022?

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But what if we took that to its logical conclusion and also made it the goal of our education technology predictions? We’d need to consider not just what technology products students are exposed to in the classroom, but also across the rest of their lives. You can extrapolate by drawing converging lines from K-12 education technology and home consumer technology to see how they might overlap and intersect. First is the evolving nature of education technology.

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.

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

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He says he hopes to start a Verto program that takes participants to Africa by 2021. Education Technology STEM FinancingAfter high school, Matthew Yam found himself in places much different from his home in Los Angeles.

UK to test ‘ed tech testbeds’ in real classrooms

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Figuring out whether a piece of educational technology actually works isn’t easy. Leave this field empty if you're human: “Ed tech often fails to live up to expectations,” said Joysy John, director of education at Nesta , formerly known as the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts, a UK-based foundation that aims to foster innovation. But that won’t be until late 2021 at the soonest.

The FCC Announced E-Rate Program Updates. Now What?

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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). This article is part of the "Connect IT: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Technology" series. 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.

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). This article is part of the "Connect IT: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Technology" series. 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.

Making Sense of School Data Is Hard Work. This Partnership Makes It Easier.

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The goal is for DataViz to become sustainable starting school year 2021. Education TechnologySchools now have more data than ever before—from assessments, attendance, online programs, and elsewhere—but not every school can leverage this data effectively by making it visual.

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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). This article is part of the "Connect IT: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Technology" series. 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.

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). This article is part of the "Connect IT: Bridging the Gap Between Education and Technology" series. 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.

Degreed Raises $75 Million to Expand Corporate Learning Platform

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A National Association for Business Economics survey this month put the odds of this happening before 2021 at 60 percent. He claims this is because corporate customers view Degreed as an investment in technology rather than part of their HR budgets. Education Technology Workforce Training FinancingDuring a recent trip to Bangalore to visit a prospective corporate client, Chris McCarthy didn’t know how many people to expect for a talk he was to give on the future of learning.

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

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Kahoot currently has 60 employees, and expects to nearly double its headcount to 110 staff in 2021. Education Technology Financing Edtech BusinessKahoot , 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.

4 Signs that Disruption is Accelerating in Health Care Delivery

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The Amazon/JPMorgan/ Berkshire Hathaway health venture aims to leverage technology innovations toward that end, and Amazon’s extraordinary, tech-driven disruption of brick-and-mortar retailers bodes well for the venture’s success.

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

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classrooms could jump to more than 15 percent by 2021, predicts Futuresource , a market research firm. What the researchers found in the third phase of the study, published last October, was that usage of VR headsets could impact a child’s vision, balance and spatial awareness—concerns they say educators should consider before adopting VR technology. Education Technology Learning Research ResearchVirtual reality has yet to become a reality in most classrooms.

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