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

Edsurge

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. Microsoft, perhaps best known for its several-thousand-dollar HoloLens headset, recently made a pledge that buyers of much lower-priced Windows Mixed Reality headsets would get 25 hours of free STEM curricula. That’s expected to reach 504 million units by 2022, a compound annual growth rate of 43 percent.

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). Careers in STEM are the next best thing: as a matter of fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, jobs in STEM will increase by up to 30 percent by 2022, a dramatic increase over the average industry projection […]. The post Enhancing STEM Learning Using Virtual Reality appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network.

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15 Questions to Ask when Creating a STEM Culture in Education

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

As you might know, I am very excited about STEM education! In fact, get ready even more STEM posts. For consultations and presentations at schools across the country I have developed these 15 questions you may want to ask as you develop or assess STEM possibilities for students.

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

eSchool News

The companies will bring expert instruction in STEM fields to individuals worldwide,with a shared goal of bridging the STEM opportunity gap. STEM career opportunities are projected to grow exponentially, with an estimated 3.5

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Celebrate National STEM Day with #MySTEMHero

MIND Research Institute

November 8 th is National STEM / STEAM day. At MIND Research Institute, our mission is to mathematically equip all students to solve the world’s most challenging problems, and in doing so, prepare them to become the future STEM workforce. Jobs in STEM fields will expand faster than non-STEM jobs, growing to more than 9 million by 2022. We're Celebrating National STEM Day. Last National STEM day, we celebrated by providing a giant list of STEM resources.

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Samsung launches new STEM learning, collaboration solutions

eSchool News

In partnership with STEM Fuse and Tidebreak, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. has announced two new education solutions to enhance science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum, and create more collaborative learning spaces. “As Closing the STEM Gap. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that STEM employment will increase by more than one million jobs between 2012 and 2022. STEM Fuse is a provider of STEM curriculum in the U.S.

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Resources to Celebrate National STEM Day

MIND Research Institute

Today is National STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Day - a big day for our organization and the students, teachers and schools that we serve. At MIND Research Institute, our mission is to mathematically equip all students to solve the world’s most challenging problems and in doing so, prepare them to become the future STEM workforce. Jobs in STEM fields will expand faster than non-STEM jobs, growing to more than 9 million by 2022. Mass STEM Hub.

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A New Social Science? Statistics Outgrowing Other STEM Fields

TeachThought - Learn better.

Statistics Outgrows All Other STEM Fields From 2010-2013. ALEXANDRIA, VA Statistics—the science of learning from data—is the fastest-growing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) undergraduate degree in the United States over the last four years, an analysis of federal government education data conducted by the American Statistical Association (ASA) revealed. FASTEST-GROWING STEM UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES 2010–2013. Higher Ed Sociology higher ed science stem

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STEM Resources From ETA hand2mind Are First Supplemental Programs to Earn Approved Endorsement From STEM.org

techlearning

VERNON HILLS, Illinois – May 22, 2018 – ETA hand2mind today announced STEM in Action, STEM at Play and STEM Bins are the first supplemental programs to earn the STEM Approved “Trustmark” from STEM.org™. More than 4,500 schools, districts, organizations, corporate clients, NGOs and government agencies around the world turn to STEM.org for everything they need to build and maintain sustainable, preK-16 STEM programs.

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Deepening Engagement with Students and Teachers of Color During COVID-19

Digital Promise

We are synthesizing our learnings, which will inform programming for our next cohort of site leaders of color in spring 2022.

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. Mountain View, Calif.

Automation Will Hit Young People Hardest. Can These Nonprofits Prepare Them for It?

Edsurge

This includes girls, who were already underrepresented in STEM fields before the pandemic added new caretaking responsibilities for many of them that sidelined their education. And these are not just STEM jobs.

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. million cybersecurity professionals by 2022. In spite of increasing numbers of women pursuing STEM degrees, only 26 percent of computing jobs in the U.S.

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

ViewSonic Education

Examples are STEM, PBL, Inquiry-Based Learning, Interdisciplinary, and Base Learning. By the year 2022 , jobs like Data Scientist, AI Specialist, and Digital Transformation Specialist will take the place of declining jobs like Data Entry Clerks, Accountants, and Factory Workers. 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.

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

Edsurge

Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that by 2022, California will have the largest STEM workforce in the nation. Education Technology STEM Technology in School Useful For Entrepreneurs STEM EducationCalifornia 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.

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

Edsurge

Indeed, the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report 2018 predicts that by 2022 there will be a significantly greater global demand for technical skills like programming and app development as well as social emotional skills such as creative thinking, problem-solving and negotiating. Education Technology 21st Century Skills Maker and DIY Movement Data Privacy Visual Arts Language Arts STEM Digital Learning in Higher Ed Arts and Humanities Digital and Media Literacy Workforce Training

Rhode Island’s ambitious computer science goal

eSchool News

This effort is coordinated by the Rhode Island Innovation Office at Rhode Island College, in partnership with the RI STEM Center at Rhode Island College and the Rhode Island Department of Education. 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. McClatchy News STEM Top News‘CS4RI’ initiative aims for computer science to be taught in every R.I. public school by Dec.

MIND Blog Rewind: November 2019

MIND Research Institute

Jobs in STEM fields will expand faster than non-STEM jobs, growing to more than 9 million by 2022, which is why it’s increasingly important to introduce students to STEM topics. Who is your STEM hero?

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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.

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

The Hechinger Report

Ajose said the system needs to do a better job of graduating students who are ready to hit the ground running, especially in the state’s flourishing STEM and arts and entertainment fields. Will California colleges return to normal after the coronavirus pandemic? Lande Ajose hopes not.

Learning to Code: New Possibilities Through Collaboration at School

Edsurge

million job openings in computer and mathematical occupations by 2022. Education Technology Coding Technology in School STEM EducationIt'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.

Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Refugee Education Fund Partners with Discovery Education

eSchool News

The Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair Refugee Education Fund , managed by the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, aims to benefit 20,000 refugee youth in Jordan, Lebanon and conflict-affected children residing in the United Arab Emirates by 2022.

ETA hand2mind Commits $100,000 to Match DonorsChoose.org Teacher Requests to Build Student Math Fluency

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Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that STEM jobs – requiring strong math skills – are projected to grow to 1 million by 2022. A privately held company with more than 50 years of experience in education, ETA hand2mind’s hands-on learning solutions for math, science, STEM and literacy are unique in the marketplace—covering manipulatives, lessons, teacher/parent support materials and more.

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

Edsurge

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.

As schools reopen, will Black and Asian families return?

The Hechinger Report

Nationwide, it won’t be clear for many months how many students will return to classrooms — some districts will report numbers this fall, but others won’t release figures until spring 2022. As schools reopen, some students — especially those from Black and Asian families — dread going back.

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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. 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. DML Educator Innovator Blog #connectedlearning P-TECH STEM vocational educationThis was originally posted at DML Central.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” From the Department of Education press release : “Secretary DeVos Accepts President Trump’s Q2 Salary as a Donation for STEM-Focused Camp.” Bloomberg reports that “ Trump Administration Tapping Tech CEOs for STEM Policy Approach.” ” Those involved: investor Laurene Powell Jobs , Apple’s Tim Cook , and representatives from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative – so all the country’s best experts on STEM education clearly.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

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.”