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. 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. First is the evolving nature of education technology.

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

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From bigwig financiers to bankers, along with heads of private and publicly-traded education technology companies, the gathering attracted around 900 attendees last week to share the opportunities and challenges in the industry this year. We have placed so much focus on putting the technology in front of the student and not enough focus on making the teachers feel empowered. The previous year, 2015, set a record for education technology investments with over $3.1

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

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The foundation of building a modern school will be based not only in futuristic architecture or fancy technology but designing advance learning spaces and learning environments. Adopting technology integration in education.

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What Gartner’s Top Tech Trends for 2019 Mean for Education

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Augmented data analysis, blended digital tools and connected networks will reign among technology innovations in the coming year, according to IT analyst group Gartner’s top 10 tech trends of 2019. . Immersive Technologies. What Gartner’s Top Tech Trends for 2019 Mean for Education.

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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. Other investors include the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and existing backer Technology Crossover Ventures. Education Technology Financing Edtech BusinessTutoring 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.

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

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education technology industry conference. billion by 2022, with China accounting for more than half of the dollars. In 2016, Age of Learning made headlines after raising $150 million from Iconiq Capital, a San Francisco-based investment firm with ties to Mark Zuckerberg, Reid Hoffman and other Silicon Valley technology magnates. Education Technology Enterprises Edtech Business

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Although much of the focus of ed-tech involves what happens at school, it’s important to remember that the corporate and consumer markets for “learning technologies” are much larger. ” “ Bitcoin Hype is Ushering in Demand for Cryptocurrency Education ,” says MIT Technology Review. ” Maha Bali writing for Prof Hacker : “Against the 3A’s of EdTech: AI , Analytics , and Adaptive Technologies in Education.”

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” Via Politico : “Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has increased her financial stake in a ‘neurofeedback’ company that says its technology treats attention deficit disorder and the symptoms of autism. Via The Salt Lake Tribune : “Lawmaker: Utah ‘s veteran educators may need to ’die off ’ before technology fills classrooms.” Via Campus Technology : “2017 Ed Tech Trends: The Halfway Point.”

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