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

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The school that connects STEM, badging, and life beyond the classroom

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In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that California will have the largest STEM workforce in the country by 2022. As educators, we know that science is not just a body of knowledge, but it is a process that enables people to answer questions through scientific inquiry.

Gates Foundation Gives Millions to Improve Teacher Training

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Bill and Melinda Gates never give up.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.