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

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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. million new students have been connected to high-speed access since 2013, and 98 percent of school districts now meet the Federal Communications Commission’s 100 kpbs/student goal for internet access, there remain 2.3 million more students have access to high-speed internet than did in 2013, for a total of 44.7

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Getting educated while on active duty is getting harder as military rolls back benefits

The Hechinger Report

His goal is a bachelor’s degree by the time his enlistment is up in September 2022. Shaei Rodriguez hopes to earn a bachelor’s degree using military education benefits by the time his enlistment is up in September 2022.

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

Edsurge

After three months, Alex finally told me that he did not have internet access at home. Worse, as I began to make more discreet inquiries, I learned that I had many more students with internet access issues. I knew of other educators and schools that encouraged students to go to Starbucks or McDonald’s for free WiFi, but this didn’t seem realistic or a fair substitute to home access.

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. Guidance Gap Higher Education Opinion Race and Equity Higher education access Higher education affordability Higher education completion Immigrants and Refugees

California’s COVID-19 recovery plan seeks to improve higher education equity

The Hechinger Report

If they’re economically eligible to receive food, housing or transportation assistance, Ajose said those resources should be easily accessible to them. Will California colleges return to normal after the coronavirus pandemic? Lande Ajose hopes not.

PROOF POINTS: Even older teens benefit from catch-up classes

The Hechinger Report

Long-Run Consequences for University Schooling, Labor Market Outcomes and Inter-Generational Mobility,” was conducted with two other researchers at Brown and Northwestern universities and is slated to be published in 2022 in the Journal of Labor Economics. (An

Strapped for students, colleges finally begin to clear transfer logjam

The Hechinger Report

California’s community college system has a goal of increasing the number of transfer students to California State and University of California campuses by 35 percent by 2022; a nonpartisan think tank characterized the current number as “stubbornly low.”

WeVideo Partners with KQED Youth Media Challenges for 2021-2022 School Year

eSchool News

The partnership provides 2021-2022 school year Challenge participants with a complimentary six-month WeVideo for Schools license for use on their submissions through June 2022. WeVideo can be accessed from any computer or device: at school, home, work or on the go.

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

The Hechinger Report

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. In order for schools to access the game, the SANS Institute asked governors’ offices nationwide to partner in its promotion. million cybersecurity professionals by 2022.

Oregon Department of Education Names i-Ready® Assessment an Approved Universal Screening Tool for Risk Factors of Dyslexia

eSchool News

September 23, 2021— The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) recently named Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready Assessment to its Approved Universal Screening Tools for Risk Factors of Dyslexia list for the 2021–2022 school year. NORTH BILLERICA, Mass.,

Automation is remaking Mississippi jobs: Are workers ready?

The Hechinger Report

Leave this field empty if you're human: Automation affects workers around the world — nearly half of the employers surveyed by the World Economic Forum last year expected automation would reduce their workforce by 2022. Experts and educators point to a few strategies — some of which are already being explored by leaders within the state: Increase access to post-secondary education. But not all Mississippi students have access to high-quality career education programs.

Mississippi lags in computer science grads, teachers— but it has a plan to fix that

The Hechinger Report

Rural students, black and Hispanic students, and low-income students are less likely to have access to these courses. Only six states have an in-depth plan for increasing access to computer science classes, and only 22 states, including Mississippi, have standards for K-12 computer science. Higher Ed K-12 News Rural schools teachers Technology access

Edtech that connects can boost whole child supports

The Christensen Institute

Thrive’s team set out to see how it might reproduce some of those impressive results by building an app that combines access to a tight-knit support network and with access to diverse resource teams, all online. Keep an eye out for its launch in early 2022.

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A market-creation story: Drinkwell

The Christensen Institute

To create a new market for pure water that would serve Bangladeshis living in low-income communities, Drinkwell needed its solution to be simple, affordable, and accessible. It aims to scale up to 500 water ATMs by 2022, then to 1,500 by 2024, enabling it to reach a million customers. .

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

EdTech Magazine

Laptops, mobile hotspots and software applications have all become necessary tools in this new normal, but some students — and even teachers — still don’t have access to them. 30, 2022.

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

EdTech Magazine

Laptops, mobile hotspots and software applications have all become necessary tools in this new normal, but some students — and even teachers — still don’t have access to them. 30, 2022.

Digital media startup Asumsi to lauch live streaming platform next year

AsiaTechDaily

Register Asumsi , an Indonesian multi-platform digital media company , is looking at launching a live streaming platform by mid 2022, according to an announcement. Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark. Username or Email Address. Password. Remember Me. No account yet?

Alabama aims for huge pre-K enrollment boost by 2025, despite pandemic setback

The Hechinger Report

In 2013, the Alabama School Readiness Alliance created a 10-year plan to boost enrollment to more than 40,000 students—the amount of 4-year-olds the state’s Department of Education says would enroll in a pre-K program if families had access— by 2022.

Oklahoma State Department of Education Names i-Ready® a Reading Sufficiency Act K–3 State Approved Screening Instrument

eSchool News

With this approval, schools across the state can start using the award-winning Diagnostic in the 2022–2023 school year to screen students’ reading skills and receive actionable criterion-referenced and normative data to deliver impactful student instruction. NORTH BILLERICA, Mass.,

The Indian Unicorn Club – Latest 2021 Entrants – Browserstack – The Highest Valued Indian SaaS Unicorn

AsiaTechDaily

BrowserStack provides their clients instant access to over 2000 mobile devices and browsers, scalable cloud infrastructure and a seamless experience of testing and deployment. BrowserStack has ambitious goals for the future, looking to double its team size by the end of 2022.

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

EdTech Magazine

Laptops, mobile hotspots and software applications have all become necessary tools in this new normal, but some students — and even teachers — still don’t have access to them. 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.

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

eSchool News

billion by 2022, growing at a 7.4 Key drivers behind this growth include flexibility in learning, low cost, ease of accessibility, and increased effectiveness through animated learning. 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.

Singapore’s Nium raises $200m, becomes SE Asia’s first B2B payments unicorn

AsiaTechDaily

Through a single API, Nium provides access to the world’s payment infrastructure, including technologies for pay-outs, pay-ins, card issuance, and banking-as-a-service. Asia’s payments sector is expected to exceed $1 trillion in annual revenue by 2022 or 2023.

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

The Hechinger Report

These early studies may have missed a swath of low-income students hurt the most by a shift to remote learning last spring, due to limited access to necessary technological and physical resources in their homes. Should we resume standardized testing of students this spring?

Emeritus Expands into K12 through Acquisition of iD Tech Bringing Equitable STEM Education to Adults and Youth Globally

eSchool News

With offerings from both companies in coding, math, game development, robotics and more, Emeritus and iD Tech are positioned to make STEM learning more accessible, paving the way for brighter futures in STEM occupations.

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COLUMN: Employers, don’t blame the ‘skills gap’ on workers, blame yourselves

The Hechinger Report

In contrast, the shipyard model and other apprenticeships like it recognize that opportunity gaps exist between workers and accessible pathways into more specialized jobs. For the past 200 years, Philadelphia workers have built ships for both commercial and military use.

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

Shake Up Learning

“Google Drive is a free, cloud-based storage service that enables users to store and access files online. It allows you to save your data and files using third-party providers, like Google, and access it using an internet connection and browser.

PBLWorks Announces its 2021 PBL Champions

eSchool News

The new program will provide annual scholarships for two teachers to attend the PBL World conference starting in 2022.

Nureva XT Classroom Solutions Extend In-room Experience to Remote Students

eSchool News

Nureva XT will be available internationally in 2022. Calgary, Alberta — September 15, 2021 — Nureva Inc.,

6 Ways to Support Your Teachers in 2021

N2Y

Most of the country is pivoting to brick‑and‑mortar learning for the start of the 2021–2022 school year. In this article, we share 6 strategies for supporting teachers at the start of the 2021–2022 school year.

Mississippi’s high-quality pre-K program may ramp up to serve more kids

The Hechinger Report

Several Senate leaders are backing a proposal to provide pre-K to a quarter of the state’s 4-year-olds by 2022. The move would more than triple the number of students who currently have access to Mississippi’s highly-quality program each year.

Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Refugee Education Fund Partners with Discovery Education

eSchool News

DUBAI, UAE–29 September, 2020 : The Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Refugee Education Fund (REF) has announced a new first of its kind partnership with Discovery Education to deliver award winning online learning, increasing access to education for thousands of refugees and vulnerable youth in Lebanon.

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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