Enhancing STEM Learning Using Virtual Reality

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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).

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The Three Best Free Coding Websites for Kids

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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

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

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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.

Jobs in cybersecurity are exploding: Why are women locked out?

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million cybersecurity professionals by 2022. “At The push to get girls into computer science is newly backed by a statewide mandate that requires all New Jersey high schools to offer computer science by next school year, and that makes the course mandatory for graduation beginning in 2022.

Gates Foundation Gives Millions to Improve Teacher Training

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Bill and Melinda Gates never give up.

LeBron is dishing out assists to a local school district in Ohio

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Each year, the school will add grades, expanding to first through eighth grades by 2022. LeBron James speaks at the opening ceremony for the I Promise School in Akron, Ohio, Monday, July 30, 2018.

High-paying jobs go begging while high school grads line up for bachelor’s degrees

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Construction, along with health care and personal care, will account for one-third of all new jobs through 2022, the agency says. It also predicts that, between now and 2022, there will be a need for 138,200 new plumbers.

Hotspots, YouTube, WiFi, Oh My! How Renton Prioritizes Infrastructure Over Devices

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In their district-wide tech plan for 2016 to 2022 , Renton set a goal of reaching a 1:1 device-to-student ratio for all middle and high schoolers in the 2019-2020 school year. Renton is now moving on its districtwide tech plan for 2016 to 2022 , to ensure equitable access for every student and that every middle and high school student has a device that can be used in school and also taken home.

K–12 Data Centers Move Toward Modular Designs

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One recent forecast by Research and Markets predicts the market for modular data centers, led by key vendors such as IBM , Eaton and HPE , will grow from $13 billion in 2017 to more than $46 billion by 2022. K–12 Data Centers Move Toward Modular Designs. meghan.bogardu…. Wed, 03/28/2018 - 14:05. Growing school districts have always dealt with the space limitations of their physical grounds and structures.

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Rhode Island’s ambitious computer science goal

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By 2022, the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training projects that there will be more than 4,000 openings in computer and math jobs. ‘CS4RI’ initiative aims for computer science to be taught in every R.I. public school by Dec. Rhode Island Gov.

As more Americans retire, we must educate a new generation of leaders by making higher ed affordable

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The percentage of Americans ages 65 to 74 who are in the nation’s workforce is expected to break the 30 percent mark by 2022 , according to Pew Research Center.

High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University

MindShift

Construction, along with health care and personal care, will account for one-third of all new jobs through 2022, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Like most other American high school students, Garret Morgan had it drummed into him constantly: Go to college.

Seeking a fresh start, battered for-profit colleges give themselves a new name

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The number of students aged 25 to 35 will rise 20 percent by 2022, and the number over 35 will increase 23 percent, the federal government estimates. In this April 28, 2015 file photo, students wait outside Everest College in Industry, Calif.,

A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

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The Occupational Outlook Handbook , published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, finds that the number of statisticians will grow by 27% between 2012 and 2022, far outpacing the projected 11% growth rate for all other career fields. Statistics Outgrows All Other STEM Fields From 2010-2013.

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New York's Revisions to the Common Core

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The latest out of NY State is that they are easing the requirements for passing the new common core exams for high school students until 2022. They are also pouring tons more money intro curriculum and professional development for public school teachers. FINALLY) Realistically, this does nothing to help the thousands of yeshiva and private school students that will take the common core Algebra exam next year and possibly the English exam.

More Big Bucks for Tutoring Companies: Varsity Tutors Raises $50M in Series C Funding

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One market analyst projects the global market for private tutoring will hit $227 billion by 2022. Tutoring is big business. Wealthy families fork out more than $1,000 an hour for top teachers. The industry has spawned celebrity millionaires in South Korea. In the heartland of America, one company is raising big bucks in a bid to capture this lucrative market. This week, Varsity Tutors raised $50 million in a Series C round led by Learn Capital, an education-focused venture firm.

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ABCmouse Creator, Age of Learning Taps Tencent to Lead Its Expansion in China

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billion by 2022, with China accounting for more than half of the dollars. The mouse that guides children through ABCmouse , an educational app, is getting help from China’s most recognizable penguin to break into one of the world’s biggest market for English language learning. Tencent —the Chinese internet conglomerate whose mascot is a penguin sporting a red scarf—is partnering with Age of Learning , the creator of the ABCmouse, to launch a new English learning app for the Chinese market.

7 Ways We're Confronting Internet Access Challenges—and Our Own Blind Spots

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This is a 5-year grant that provides 400 hotspots a year for distribution to our neediest students and will run through 2022. Alex was an enthusiastic 9th grader in my World History course and had just been issued a Chromebook as part of our district’s 1:1 implementation. Alex’s excitement was palpable as this was the first computer to ever enter his home: He was now participating in digital learning and exploration, and he appeared as enthusiastic as anyone.

CA's Maker Initiative Spurs Innovation and Workforce Development Across 35 Community Colleges

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Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that by 2022, California will have the largest STEM workforce in the nation. California Community College Chancellor’s Office is making a statement with its recent three-year, $17 million dollar investment in a statewide network of 35 maker-focused colleges. The California Community College (CCC) Maker Initiative will support nearly one third of the state system’s colleges—and their entrepreneurial students, innovative faculty, and unique makerspaces.

Samsung launches new STEM learning, collaboration solutions

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Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that STEM employment will increase by more than one million jobs between 2012 and 2022. Solutions designed to help students develop critical technical skills and the ability to work in a team environment.

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Edtech CEOs Seek to Change the ‘Adversarial Narrative’ With Public School Teachers

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billion have revenue by the end of 2017, and projects that number to increase to $14 billion by 2022. There are not too many education conferences that flip the script and let CEOs grill investors with questions. However, BMO Capital Markets’ 17th Annual Back to School Conference is the kind of event your boss’s boss attends.

Missing the Boat on Our Country's Greatest Export

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By following the lead of other countries, like Canada's policy changes that anticipate doubling the international student population by 2022, the U.S. Education is not often considered an export in the U.S. A public good, yes. A public service, yes. But, when it comes to the education of international students, education is also an export.

Learning to Code: New Possibilities Through Collaboration at School

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million job openings in computer and mathematical occupations by 2022. It's shaping up to be the year of coding! Code, the language of our digital world, is used to build all the websites, computer software, and smartphone apps that benefit practically every industry and occupation. Earlier this year, the White House unveiled the “CS for All” initiative, which provides over $4 billion in funding to expand and support K-12 computer science education.

Hack Education Weekly News

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This one via The 74 : “ By 2022, America Will Need 1 Million More College Grads With STEM Training Than We Are on Track to Produce.” (National) Education Politics. Via Chalkbeat : “ DeVos calls America still ‘a nation at risk ,’ cheers GOP tax plan.” ” As I type this up, the Senate has not yet voted, but it does appear to have enough votes to pass the measure. Via Inside Higher Ed : “How the Tax Bills Would Hit Higher Ed.”

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billion in revenue by 2022. (National) Education Politics. “Who Is Betsy DeVos ?” ” asks New York Magazine. “And how did she get to be head of our schools.” ” “Not An Advocate for Students or the Public Interest” – historian Sherman Dorn on “ Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education.”

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P-Tech Schools: The Remaking of Career, Technical Education

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A recent employment forecast by the Bureau of Labor Statistics notes that between 2012 and 2022, only occupations that require a master’s degree will grow faster than jobs requiring an associate’s degree. This was originally posted at DML Central. For nearly four decades, economists have been discussing what is generally referred to as skill-biased technical change.