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

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One overused catchphrase in education is that learning should be “student-centered.” But what if we took that to its logical conclusion and also made it the goal of our education technology predictions? Especially if those students are teens, within sight of leaving K-12 and moving into higher education. 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.

Enhancing STEM Learning Using Virtual Reality

My Paperless Classroom

By now, you’ve probably heard a lot about STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Bureau of Labor, jobs in STEM will increase by up to 30 percent by 2022, a dramatic increase over the average industry projection […]. Editorial STEM Education

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Apple Launches Media Literacy Initiative, Pledges Support to Education Nonprofits

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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. Education Technology Nonprofits Digital and Media Literacy

Higher education in India is moving ahead on the global stage.

Linways Technologies

Nation is in the initial stages of “higher education-massification” according to recent reports. India is closer than ever in reaching a Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) of 30% in higher education. The Ministry of Human Resource Development has set a target of achieving 32% GER by 2022.

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

EdTech Magazine

What Gartner’s Top Tech Trends for 2019 Mean for Education. School districts have already seen some of these tools enter the educational space, with innovations such as AI-enabled teaching assistant programs and advanced data collection and analysis to improve student assessments.

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#AskExcelinEd: What do families want for their children’s education?

ExcelinEd

To policymakers and education professionals, the choice can appear binary. They claim that the Oklahoma Constitution guarantees a public education to every child regardless of which private education programs they solicit. All children may be educated.

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

ViewSonic Education

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. Designing a modern school will be an ongoing process for those in educational leadership.

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Instructure Lays Off About 100 As It Urges Shareholders to Support Sale

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But it also warned that Canvas’ market saturation in higher education will decelerate future growth. The company expects to see 17 percent year-over year-organic growth in 2020 for its education division.

Is California saving higher education?

The Hechinger Report

It’s one example of the many ways that California is taking on seemingly intractable problems that are plaguing higher education nationwide. But California, with a higher education budget for 2019-2020 of $18.5 Department of Education says.). Department of Education reports.

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. But that popularity doesn’t always erase skepticism over what place competitive video game programs should have in education. There’s no denying the popularity of the global, billion-dollar esports industry.

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. But that popularity doesn’t always erase skepticism over what place competitive video game programs should have in education. There’s no denying the popularity of the global, billion-dollar esports industry.

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. But that popularity doesn’t always erase skepticism over what place competitive video game programs should have in education. There’s no denying the popularity of the global, billion-dollar esports industry.

5 active learning process fails – and how to avoid them

Nureva

By 2022, 75 million jobs will be gone, taken over by technology and AI. Not only has it been shown to have a positive impact on student learning , the WEF flagged it as a top trending skill for 2022. Active Learning Higher Education

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STUDENT VOICE: Why don’t elite colleges do more for veterans?

The Hechinger Report

The number of undergraduate veterans in the Class of 2022 on the campuses of Stanford and Harvard* could easily be confused for the final tally in a low-scoring football game. Our nation’s education-support organizations are breaking down barriers to access. . Stanford 9, Harvard 3.

ICE 2019: Elevating Student Learning with SAMR

EdTech Magazine

CDW•G Education Strategist Jennifer Brown, at the 2019 Illinois Computing Educators conference in Schaumburg, Ill., ICE 2019: Elevating Student Learning with SAMR. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 02/28/2019 - 14:53.

When bootcamps go big: from coworking space to lifelong learning behemoth

The Christensen Institute

On February 1, 2011, General Assembly (GA) kicked off its education business, unaware that this effort would go on to eclipse its coworking offering, become a global behemoth spanning four continents, and begin reshaping the future of learning. Education Blog

Automation is remaking Mississippi jobs: Are workers ready?

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Mississippi Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes with trends and top stories about education in Mississippi. Higher Education. Invest in high school career and technical education programs.

Online Tutoring Companies Take Small Steps to Protect Student Safety

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And they come as the Chinese government is seeking to regulate online education. In July, the Ministry of Education issued new guidelines for after-school online teaching programs—set to be enforced in 2020—specifying that all live lessons must be completed by 9 p.m.

MIND Blog Rewind: November 2019

MIND Research Institute

Each month on the MIND blog, we share stories of how our organization, our partners, and educators across the country are advancing the mission to mathematically equip all students to solve the world’s most challenging problems.

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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. Higher Education. Leave this field empty if you're human: Related: OPINION: Five lessons on how states can invest in high-quality child care and early education.

A Resource-Packed Guide on How Digital Learning Can Connect Youth to Opportunity

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The collaboration produced the Reclaiming Digital Futures toolkit , a free web-based guide designed to help educators at out-of-school youth organizations integrate technology and digital learning into their programming and practices. Other Resources for Educators.

Buncee: A Student’s Perspective on Creativity and Learning

Buncee

I downloaded the app when I received my school iPad from our Library Media Specialist ( @DebZemanLMS ), after seeing it on Self Service, an app store used in our district to make sure we download apps for education purposes.

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

eSchool News

To help dispel these myths and provide some insider knowledge on how online education really works, here’s a five-point list of things that you may not have known about virtual learning. billion by 2022, growing at a 7.4

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

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It’s an alluring path, in part because it placates parents and school boards demanding a “21st century” education. The event is free for all educators—sign up here! 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. In 2016, Mary Jo was named to the Forbes "30 Under 30" list in education. Education Technology School Models Learning Strategies

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

Educator Innovator

The program is designed specifically to provide STEM education, based on a partnership with a school district, a community college, and a business. The New York Times has pointed to P-TECH as “the future of the country’s vocational education.” education. Is the P-Tech model the future of career and technical education? The two years immediately following the 12th grade are especially critical for youth who do not have access to some form of postsecondary education.

Chegg Ditches Ingram for FedEx and Eyes International Growth

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It should stabilize in 2022 and subsequently operate at break even. An analyst asked Rosensweig if he felt concerned about a cheaper alternative from a competitor—a $10-a-month package of Barnes & Noble Education’s direct-to-student digital study offering, Bartleby.

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

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Mississippi Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes with trends and top stories about education in Mississippi.

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.

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

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California’s community colleges sit at the intersection of higher education, regional economies, and workforce development. With the CCC Maker Initiative’s focus on preparing students for science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) careers through hands-on, content-rich design projects and relevant curriculum, the statewide network will be positioned as a strategic educational pipeline for high-value jobs.

LeBron James’ College Promise Starts Long Before Tuition Fees Are Waived

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James started the I Promise education program in 2011, providing resources and academic support to help students stay in school. Simply throwing a scholarship at an adolescent is not necessarily something they have experience with within their families,” says Susan Kushner Benson, associate professor at the LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education at the University of Akron. “We Education Technology Personalized Learning Learning Strategies

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The number of public school students could fall by more than 8% in a decade

The Hechinger Report

“If it does come true, we’re going to see massive changes,” said Mike Griffith, a school finance specialist at the Education Commission of the States, a think tank that aims to inform education policy. million students in 2022 to 14.3

All ninth graders study at the local 4-H center in this Maine district

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. Higher Education.

OPINION: Cities find new ways to fill pre-K funding holes left by the federal government

The Hechinger Report

Under pressure to invest in education, Mayor Jim Strickland announced the city would commit $6 million toward pre-K funding, though that amount would not completely offset the lost federal funds. In total, the revenues will bring the city an estimated $6 million annually by 2022.

What Difference Does It Make?

Iterating Toward Openness

BTW, did you know that it’s entirely possible to implement some of the most basic insights from educational psychology – the very principles enacted in many of these online practice systems – in print?

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When an Online Teaching Job Becomes a Window into Child Abuse

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Of the two dozen online educators I spoke to for this story, about a third said they had never seen a single instance of abuse, even after teaching as many as 1,500 classes. billion industry by 2022. Education Technology Tutoring Startups English Language Learning Video Instruction