FREE WEBINAR: Living and Learning in 2025

The CoolCatTeacher

I’m totally intrigued to learn what will be said in this free webinar from Intel where Brian David Johnson will explore what culture, living, and learning will look like in 2025. Brian David Johnson, Intel’s futurist, will be talking about the classroom of 2025.

A Glimpse of the Future: What the K-12 Classroom Will Look Like in 2025

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Given that my experience is limited to middle school and high school students through my test-prep company and my critical-reading web app, SmartyReader , I’ll highlight my own insights in hopes of sparking a larger discussion of how the K-12 classroom will look in 2025.

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HP Pledges to Invest in Tech to Enhance Education for 100 Million by 2025

EdTech Magazine

By Phil Goldstein Increasingly, tech companies, including Google and Microsoft, see improving internet access for the underserved as part of their corporate social responsibility. Access Points Classroom Digital Citizenship Digital Content Internet Mobile Broadband Mobility Networking Wireless

What should graduates look like in 10 years?

eSchool News

San Francisco’s Vision 2025 tackles technology and early literacy. It seems an almost unknowable question: What will — or should — high school graduates look like in the year 2025? Community participants looked at trends and data to create a 2025 “Graduate Profile.”

The ‘Grand Experiment’ Behind NYC Schools’ New Computer Science Program

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith New York City schools are embarking on a bold new computer science program, set to reach all of its public schools by 2025. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content STEM

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Visual Learning Transforms ELL Math Education

MIND Research Institute

By 2025, it is predicted that nearly 1 out of every 4 public school students will be an English Language Learner. All students, regardless of language proficiency level, have the ability to think deeply about mathematical concepts. However, when math is presented only as words and numbers on a page, English language learners (ELL) can miss out on crucial opportunities to understand the meaning behind the math.

How can teachers use VR in the classroom?

Neo LMS

billion by 2025, while the education sector will attract 15 million users. If you are as old as I am then you will remember the thrill of watching your teacher wheel the TV trolley into the classroom. Finally”, you thought, “some fun in class!”

Closing the stubborn college graduation gap between rich and poor

The Hechinger Report

The American Talent Initiative has set a goal of consistently enrolling at least 50,000 additional low- and moderate-income students at the 270 institutions with graduation rates above 70 percent, by 2025.”. Today, a college degree is more critical than ever.

Read To Be Ready Program Promotes Better Literacy Teaching in TN

K-12 Schools - Education News

Currently, the education department is seeking to bring 75% of all third-grade students up to grade level by 2025. (Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons).

3 ways crowdfunding is reshaping the US edtech landscape

eSchool News

By 2025 global investment from crowdfunding is expected to reach $93 billion. Nowadays, crowdfunding is one of the more popular ways to raise money. A community of backers or ‘the crowd’ contribute small amounts to help fund the development of an idea or project.

Most campuses still refuse to recognize faculty using technology

Bryan Alexander

Maybe one quarter of American campuses will have recognition and reward policies in place by 2025. How do colleges and universities support faculty in using technology? Badly, it turns out, according to one critical measure.

What's Making a Difference in Math Education for ELLs?

MIND Research Institute

By 2025, nearly one out of every four public school students in the U.S. will be an English language learner (ELL). The call to provide equal access to effective math education for ELLs is one of the most important and challenging aspects in education today.

A possible solution to one college cost problem: free books

The Hechinger Report

In a statement, Raimondo said the initiative dovetails with her goal of ensuring that 70 percent of Rhode Island residents have at least an associate’s degree by 2025. Cal students in the Doe Library at UC Berkeley on Friday, April 10, 2015. Photo: Alison Yin.

Why Language Learning Apps Haven’t Helped Struggling ELL Students

Edsurge

schools during the 2013-2014 school year, and the National Education Association predicts that number will increase to 10 million by 2025. (In When asked what technology he used while learning English, Bryan Estrada fidgeted nervously as he contemplated whether or not he should share a personal story with a stranger. There was this girl.,” stammered Estrada, a native Spanish-speaking sophomore from Yes Prep High School in Texas. “My

I’m often asked what do I believe schools will be like in.

Imagine Learning

I’m often asked what do I believe schools will be like in 2025 … this is my best response. The notion of schooling is evolving. I don’t think they will disappear with the advent of online courses or other methodologies. But I do think they will change quite fundamentally.

Catching the sharing economy wave: Office space

The Christensen Institute

million square feet by 2025. This is the first post in a three-part series examining nonconsumption as a strategy for maximizing the sharing economy. The series addresses three areas of opportunity: rooms, rides, and recreation. Today the sharing economy is a mainstream phenomenon.

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States connect students with degrees they don’t know they’ve earned

The Hechinger Report

It’s an even smaller share of the number needed to help increase the proportion of Americans with postsecondary credentials from the current 46 percent to 60 percent by 2025 — a goal that will require 16.4

The next generation of wireless services: Super-fast 5G

eSchool News

through 2025. Federal regulators recently opened the door to the next generation of wireless services, making the U.S. the first nation to allocate a wide swath of airwaves to deliver super-fast 5G access.

DigiExam and the Future of Assessment

EdNews Daily

The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA)’s “The Future of Assessment: 2025 and Beyond” paper (Ahmed et al, 2015) is designed to provide an overview of some of the challenges facing those seeking to prepare students for the modern world – and directions that assessment might take as a result.

Universities cut services for a big group of their students: those over 25

The Hechinger Report

Minnesota, for example, wants 70 percent of its residents to have certificates or degrees by 2025. Amy Nalesnik, a 29-year-old pregnant mother of two, who had to find another place to put them after the day care center at her university shut down. Courtesy of Amy Nalesnik.

How Virtual Reality Helps This N.Y. School District Prepare Students for Their Future

Edsurge

Choose carefully By 2025 an estimated 15 million students will be using VR , but Gierasch isn’t interested in following the latest trends. In 2014 Jill Gierasch could see the writing on the wall—students from her New York school district were saturated in technology at home, but that wasn’t the case at school.

How to start a Girls Who Code free afterschool program in your community

The Cornerstone Blog

million women could be working in computing by 2025 –that’s a 24-39% increase in proportion compared to the 1.2 According to LinkedIn, the most in-demand skill for 2017 will be computing.

After decades of pushing bachelor’s degrees, U.S. needs more tradespeople

The Hechinger Report

But it can get better in California, where 30 percent of all job openings by 2025 — more than a million jobs — will require some post-high school education, according to the state’s community college system. FONTANA, Calif. — At a steel factory dwarfed by the adjacent Auto Club Speedway, Fernando Esparza is working toward his next promotion. Esparza is a 46-year-old mechanic for Evolution Fresh, a subsidiary of Starbucks that makes juices and smoothies.

Digiexam and the future of assessment

EdNews Daily

The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA)’s “The Future of Assessment: 2025 and Beyond” paper (Ahmed et al, 2015) is designed to provide an overview of some of the challenges facing those seeking to prepare students for the modern world – and directions that assessment might take as a result.

OPINION: Five ways colleges can enroll more low-income students

The Hechinger Report

More than 80 leading colleges and universities are committed to a 2025 national goal of enrolling 50,000 more lower-income students in institutions with a 70 percent or higher graduation rate. Great Hall, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

DEBT WITHOUT DEGREE: The human cost of college debt that becomes “purgatory”

The Hechinger Report

By 2025, more than 60 percent of Georgia jobs will require some kind of post-secondary education, and now only 45 percent of the state’s young adults meet that criterion. After a 20-minute walk, and a 10-minute wait in the rain, DeAngelo Bowie catches the bus to get to work.

DEBT WITHOUT DEGREE: Gaps in financial aid, funding contribute to growing number of Georgians with college loans and no college degree

The Hechinger Report

They say that by 2025, more than 60 percent of Georgia jobs will require such credentials, and today only 45 percent of the state’s young adults have them.

Meet The Gates Foundation’s New Deputy Director in Higher Education

Edsurge

First and foremost, our goal with post-secondary success at the Gates Foundation is really around getting 11 million more credentials and certificates in the hands of folks who otherwise would not have gotten those kinds of credentials in their hands, by the year 2025. I hope that I’m able to share a bigger vision that connects the dots and really puts us on path to get those 11 million people the certificates and credentials they need to be in the workforce by 2025.

What Computer Science Education Looks Like in the Nation’s Largest School District

Edsurge

million students with at least one unit of computer science by 2025, the department is ramping up teacher training—offering current public school teachers per diem or per session to participate. To support its goal of preparing more than 4,000 educators to teach computer science by 2025, Marcus’s department has partnered with programs like Code.org and Sunset Spark.

This tool boosts science, engineering interest

eSchool News

The coalition of business, foundation and education groups have set a goal of raising the number of residents with post-secondary credentials from 38 percent to 75 percent by 2025. An online teaching tool is helping students in Tennessee become more engaged with science and engineering.

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The mindboggling barriers that colleges create — and that end up hurting their own students

The Hechinger Report

Policymakers and politicians want 60 percent of the population to have higher-education certificates and degrees by 2025, up from 45 percent now , but progress toward that goal is behind schedule.

Why a Robot-Filled Education Future May Not Be as Scary as You Think

Edsurge

We freeze up when we hear statistics that project that by 2025, 50 percent of an undergraduate degree will become obsolete. The robots are coming, and some of them are charming. That was my reaction on a recent visit to Singularity University, when I met two robots named Pris and Pepper. Even though her “brain” was turned off when I met Pris, she was still able to sit on the floor, c**k her head, blink, and follow my words and my body with her head.

The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

Hack Education

This talk was delivered at Virginia Commonwealth University today as part of a seminar co-sponsored by the Departments of English and Sociology. The slides are also available here. Thank you very much for inviting me here to speak today.

Education, agency, technology, and Will Richardson: Future Trends Forum #4

Bryan Alexander

He cited Stanford’s university in 2025 scenarios. On March 3rd Will Richardson was my guest on Future Trends Forum. We discussed the state and possible next years of K-12 education, the possibilities of social media, and the impact on higher education, all in just under one hour.

Why the Boldest Ideas in Education Come From Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

Edsurge

The organization’s first major goal: to triple the number of Black male educators to 1,000 by 2025 in Philadelphia, where only 4 percent of teachers are Black men (yet nearly half of the student body is Black). At Camelback Ventures ’ latest showcase, there were no hackneyed “hockey stick” graphs boasting viral adoption—as one often sees at startup pitchfests and demo days. Gone, too, were the scripted, anonymous testimonials touting the “awesomeness” of a product.

ASU’s Starbucks Deal Was Just the Beginning

Edsurge

Starbucks’ goal is to have 25,000 students graduate from this program by 2025. About two years ago Arizona State University famously inked a deal with Starbucks, allowing its baristas to get steeply discounted (in some cases free) tuition to take online courses from ASU. A cover story in The Atlantic hailed it as the future of college access. How is the program going? And what’s next for the university’s ambitious plans to rethink higher education?

What Does It Mean to Be “Future Ready?” (Adaptable, for Starters)

Educator Innovator

A theme emerging from the rich discussion was that being future ready isn’t about knowing all the answers to questions about what the world will look like in 2025. At the end of March, the most recent Future Ready Summit kicked off in Atlanta.

Education Technology and the History of the Future of Credentialing

Hack Education

The foundation says it’s committed to boosting the number of Americans who have some “quality postsecondary credential” to 60% by 2025. This is part seven of my annual review of the year in ed-tech. What Counts as a “Real College”? In April, the Department of Homeland Security arrested 21 people, charging them with conspiracy to commit visa fraud.

Stanford Experiments with Virtual Reality, Social-Emotional Learning and Oculus Rift

Edsurge

recent Goldman Sachs report on the VR industry predicts that the market will be worth $45 billion in hardware sales and $35 billion in software sales by 2025. What can virtual reality, the technology that arguably takes the viewer farthest away from the tangible world, teach students about expressing themselves and interacting with each other? Two experiments at two very different California schools aimed to find out.

Temple University is spending millions to get more students through college, but is there a cheaper way?

The Hechinger Report

With the number of well-paying jobs open to those without college degrees becoming scarcer by the day, policymakers have adopted an ambitious goal to increase the number of Americans with college credentials to 60 percent by 2025. Photo: AP Photo/Philadelphia Inquirer, Ed Hille.