COVID 19 Slows the Tide of K-12 RFPs, But Rebound Expected in 2021 and 2022

Marketplace K-12

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

Edsurge

Messy, motivated, tech-drenched 15 year-olds, the high school sophomores of today who will be entering college or the workforce in 2022, a mere three years from now. Barring some amazing, abrupt price cuts and technology improvements, the typical XR experience of the teen entering 2022 will be less Ready Player One and more group social outing. That’s expected to reach 504 million units by 2022, a compound annual growth rate of 43 percent.

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BAND-NC Seeks to Expand Broadband Services

techlearning

BAND-NC seeks to help North Carolina become the first state in the nation where every county has a digital inclusion plan by the end of 2022

Fast-Tracked for Success while Learning from Home

Digital Promise

Applications are now open for the 2021–2022 school year.

Enhancing STEM Learning Using Virtual Reality

My Paperless Classroom

Bureau of Labor, jobs in STEM will increase by up to 30 percent by 2022, a dramatic increase over the average industry projection […]. By now, you’ve probably heard a lot about STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Careers in STEM are the next best thing: as a matter of fact, according to the U.S. The post Enhancing STEM Learning Using Virtual Reality appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. Editorial STEM Education

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2021, I Resolve…

Ask a Tech Teacher

Planned publication for Book 1: Fall 2022. New Years–a time for rest, rejuvenation and repair. A time to assess life. Do we settle into our routine, enjoy where it’s headed, or is it time to grab our purse, iPhone, car keys, and get out of there?

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The Three Best Free Coding Websites for Kids

Edudemic

From 2012 to 2022, the field of computer science is projected to grow 22%, which is much faster than average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Three Best Free Coding Websites for Kids. Computer software is a growing field and allows for a great job outlook as well as entrepreneurial potential. As such, […]. The post The Three Best Free Coding Websites for Kids appeared first on Edudemic. Updates

Please Listen to Teachers: It’s Not Safe to Go Back to School Yet

Edsurge

Lawrence Gostin, the director of the WHO Center on Public Health and Human Rights, believes we will not have a semblance of normalcy until summer 2022. I have been sensing that maybe the American public is being kept in the dark about certain things regarding this pandemic.

What Will the Workforce Look Like for Gen Z?

EdTech Magazine

A recent World Economic Forum report found that more than 42 percent of all jobs will change significantly by 2022, placing greater emphasis on skills such as analytics, design thinking and complex problem-solving. The future of work is rapidly evolving. The adoption of new technologies, along with COVID-19’s impact on the global economy and workforce, has created greater demand for jobs that require select technical, industrial and business skills.

Set Up a Smooth Transition by Ending the Year Right!

N2Y

Get organized with end-of-year checklists, setting yourself up for success in the 2021–2022 school year. Presenters. Donetta Buggs Coordinator of Online Professional Learning, n2y. Kimmy Gnidovec Customer Success Advocate, n2y. Carlee Carrier Customer Success Advocate, n2y.

What Will the Workforce Look Like for Gen Z?

EdTech Magazine

A recent World Economic Forum report found that more than 42 percent of all jobs will change significantly by 2022, placing greater emphasis on skills such as analytics, design thinking and complex problem-solving. The future of work is rapidly evolving. The adoption of new technologies, along with COVID-19’s impact on the global economy and workforce, has created greater demand for jobs that require select technical, industrial and business skills.

What Will the Workforce Look Like for Gen Z?

EdTech Magazine

A recent World Economic Forum report found that more than 42 percent of all jobs will change significantly by 2022, placing greater emphasis on skills such as analytics, design thinking and complex problem-solving. The future of work is rapidly evolving. The adoption of new technologies, along with COVID-19’s impact on the global economy and workforce, has created greater demand for jobs that require select technical, industrial and business skills.

What Will the Workforce Look Like for Gen Z?

EdTech Magazine

A recent World Economic Forum report found that more than 42 percent of all jobs will change significantly by 2022, placing greater emphasis on skills such as analytics, design thinking and complex problem-solving. The future of work is rapidly evolving. The adoption of new technologies, along with COVID-19’s impact on the global economy and workforce, has created greater demand for jobs that require select technical, industrial and business skills.

What Will the Workforce Look Like for Gen Z?

EdTech Magazine

A recent World Economic Forum report found that more than 42 percent of all jobs will change significantly by 2022, placing greater emphasis on skills such as analytics, design thinking and complex problem-solving. The future of work is rapidly evolving. The adoption of new technologies, along with COVID-19’s impact on the global economy and workforce, has created greater demand for jobs that require select technical, industrial and business skills.

Training the future workforce for a data-driven society

eSchool News

billion by 2022. Our youth are inheriting the future in real time. Over the past decade alone, the explosion in data, automation, machine learning, and artificial intelligence has completely transformed the way we interact with the world – and it’s only accelerating. In fact, IDC predicts worldwide spending on AI systems alone will grow to nearly $35.8 billion in 2019 and will more than double to $79.2

Solidifying a Place for Esports in the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

The number of frequent esports viewers is projected to reach 297 million in 2022, more than five times the number in 2012, according to Statista. There’s no denying the popularity of the global, billion-dollar esports industry. The numbers are even higher when occasional viewers are factored in, bringing the total number of projected viewers to 644 million. Compare that to this year’s Super Bowl, which had just over 102 million viewers.

Solidifying a Place for Esports in the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

The number of frequent esports viewers is projected to reach 297 million in 2022, more than five times the number in 2012, according to Statista. There’s no denying the popularity of the global, billion-dollar esports industry. The numbers are even higher when occasional viewers are factored in, bringing the total number of projected viewers to 644 million. Compare that to this year’s Super Bowl, which had just over 102 million viewers.

Solidifying a Place for Esports in the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

The number of frequent esports viewers is projected to reach 297 million in 2022, more than five times the number in 2012, according to Statista. There’s no denying the popularity of the global, billion-dollar esports industry. The numbers are even higher when occasional viewers are factored in, bringing the total number of projected viewers to 644 million. Compare that to this year’s Super Bowl, which had just over 102 million viewers.

A market-creation story: Drinkwell

The Christensen Institute

It aims to scale up to 500 water ATMs by 2022, then to 1,500 by 2024, enabling it to reach a million customers. . During the last several decades, Bangladesh has suffered through one of the largest mass-poisonings in human history.

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What School Leaders Need to Know About Funding in Tough Budget Times

EdTech Magazine

30, 2022. School districts are planning for the upcoming academic year under a cloud of uncertainty, especially around funding.

What School Leaders Need to Know About Funding in Tough Budget Times

EdTech Magazine

30, 2022. School districts are planning for the upcoming academic year under a cloud of uncertainty, especially around funding.

What does cybersecurity education look like for today’s young students? And why is it critical?

eSchool News

million open and unfilled positions globally by 2022. Now more than ever, our digital culture has shaped both what is taught at schools and how it is taught. While educators are challenged to keep up with the speed of this change, the rise of digitization has also created immense opportunities for educators and students alike. Cybersecurity—a term that was not a household phrase 10 years ago—is now a topic that has permeated nearly every industry.

4 Essential Steps to Secure Funding for Hybrid Classroom Technologies

Edsurge

This second round of ESSER funding is restricted to public K-12 schools and will be available through September 30, 2022. The need for new K-12 classroom technology has never been greater.

How to Build a Modern School – 6 Key Elements to Embed in Your Groundwork

ViewSonic Education

By the year 2022 , jobs like Data Scientist, AI Specialist, and Digital Transformation Specialist will take the place of declining jobs like Data Entry Clerks, Accountants, and Factory Workers. Quick Take: Covering the 6 key elements in creating the right foundation for modern education with the arrival of the 4 th industrial revolution and the changing educational environment.

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More COVID Funding for Schools and Districts with CRRSA

MIND Research Institute

Local Education Agencies (LEAs) have until September 2022 to spend CARES Act funding, and until September 2023 for CRRSA funding.

ICE 2019: Elevating Student Learning with SAMR

EdTech Magazine

urged teachers to use the substitution, augmentation, modification, redefinition (SAMR) model to “prepare kids to be autonomous” for the 133 million emerging roles they’ll undertake, starting in 2022. . ICE 2019: Elevating Student Learning with SAMR. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 02/28/2019 - 14:53. CDW•G Education Strategist Jennifer Brown, at the 2019 Illinois Computing Educators conference in Schaumburg, Ill.,

Leadership and Social Influence:

EdTechTeacher

In 2018, “ Future of Jobs Report ,” the World Economic Forum predicted their list of trending skills for 2022, many which are arguably necessary now. How You Can Use Clubhouse to Discuss and Design The Future of Education. A guest post by Dr. Sabba Quidwai.

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Surveys Find Districts Are Using More Edtech Tools — and Teachers Are Bearing the Costs

Edsurge

The resulting report , “VR Changes the Game for Soft Skills Training,” projects that 72 percent of the survey respondents will have tried VR simulations by 2022, more than twice the 35 percent that say they’re using it today.

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OPINION: The power of unfair standardized tests is finally, thankfully diminishing

The Hechinger Report

Many are now announcing extensions of those policies for the high school class of 2022.

What School Leaders Need to Know About Funding in Tough Budget Times

EdTech Magazine

30, 2022. School districts are planning for the upcoming academic year under a cloud of uncertainty, especially around funding. Due to the coronavirus pandemic lockdown, states are facing steep declines in income and tax revenue, leaving district leaders worried about budget cuts in the new fiscal year. Reopening schools during a pandemic will also require new investments in technology — from thermal body temperature scanners to sanitation tools — and additional staff hiring.

Apple Launches Media Literacy Initiative, Pledges Support to Education Nonprofits

Edsurge

In a statement on NLP’s website, Miller said Apple’s contributions will help his nonprofit work toward a major milestone slated for 2022—to have more than 20,000 practitioners teaching news literacy skills to more than 3 million middle and high school students each year. As misinformation continues to spread, a growing number of organizations are jumping in to help young people develop critical thinking skills, distinguish fact from fiction and become smarter consumers of the news.

5 things you don’t know about K-12 virtual learning

eSchool News

billion by 2022, growing at a 7.4 Online learning has come a long way since its early champions saw it as a supplement to classroom learning. Skeptics initially questioned the viability of the new model, wondering if it would provide the right levels of support, curriculum, and engagement needed to ensure student success.

Must-Have Google Skills for Teachers (Part 3 – Google Drive) – SULS0105

Shake Up Learning

This policy will go into effect across all Google Workspace for Education editions for existing customers in July 2022 and will be effective for new customers signing up in 2022.

OPINION: Resuming universal standardized testing in America’s public schools would be ‘foolhardy’

The Hechinger Report

Should we resume standardized testing of students this spring? Policymakers place great stock in standardized test scores. In 1983, a landmark federal report, A Nation at Risk , pointed to declines over time in SAT scores and the U.S.’s

OPINION: I’m one of the professors spending thousands of dollars to teach from home

The Hechinger Report

Now, based on the latest science and human behavior, I predict that on-campus classes will not be safe until late 2022. I was naïve.