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.

DigiExam and the Future of Assessment

EdNews Daily

Written by Jack Moran, Reimagine Education. Reimagine Education is an initiative that constantly reiterates the need to reimagine teaching, learning, and the way in which educational institutions prepare students for the employment market. DigiExam: the future of assessment?

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Digiexam and the future of assessment

EdNews Daily

Written by Jack Moran, Reimagine Education. Reimagine Education is an initiative that constantly reiterates the need to reimagine teaching, learning, and the way in which educational institutions prepare students for the employment market. DigiExam: the future of assessment?

Education technology and the future of Higher Ed leadership


Education is a constantly evolving sphere, but the introduction and integration of technology have changed it forever. Now, more than ever, higher education needs leadership that reflects its new avatar: leadership that’s not just future-ready, but future-forward.

Marten Roorda Out as ACT CEO


Under his watch, the Iowa City, Iowa-based nonprofit invested heavily in education technology companies to expand its services beyond test prep. That means going beyond high-stakes assessment to providing services to support social-emotional wellbeing and career-navigation skills.

College Board Pauses Plan to Let Students Take SAT Test at Home This Fall


One of the biggest systems in the country backed out last week when the University of California voted to eliminate those testing requirements for California students by 2025. Education Technology Higher Education Assessments

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. The call to provide equal access to effective math education for ELLs is one of the most important and challenging aspects in education today.

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


It's not the first place you expect to find a pioneer education program, but the Young Women’s Leadership Academy is one of the city’s first public schools to have a full computer science (CS) course. The CS courses are funded and designed by the Computer Science for All initiative —a program in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Equity and Excellence agenda run by the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE). “We Education Technology STEM Technology in School

Urban Adult Literacy Collaboration in Nashville: Building Networks for Frontline Talent Development

Digital Promise

Fueled by an influx of new immigrants, the emerging technology industry, and upskilling opportunities from local educational institutions, Nashville’s economy was booming. Institute for Educational Volunteer Programs. Nashville Community Education.

6 Ways in which edtech shapes teacher training programs


The global edtech market will see a rise in global spending of $342b by 2025. When we talk about integrating technology, there’s often the question of training current educators how to use it. Teachers will have to be able to adapt to new circumstances due to quick changes in education.

I Never Asked My Students About Their Aspirations. Don’t Make That Mistake.


I modeled my classroom after the classrooms in the high school I attended—rows of desks, the teacher at the front of the room, nightly homework, and regular assessments. Education Technology Skills and Subjects Jobs & CareersTwenty years ago, I was a freshman in high school.

Read To Be Ready Program Promotes Better Literacy Teaching in TN

K-12 Schools - Education News

The Tennessee Department of Education has joined with roughly 90 districts in the state to create a network that trains teachers in the best ways to teach children literacy skills. K-12 Schools Literacy Education Read to be Ready Reading Education Tennessee Education

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How the LMS Market Can Transform Teaching and Learning to Benefit All Stakeholders

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

According to a report submitted to the 2025 Global Analysis and Forecasts at the start of this year, the Learning Management System (LMS) Market is expected to grow in the US from $5.05 billion in 2025.

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Minnesota has a persistent higher-ed gap: Are new efforts making a difference?

The Hechinger Report

Minnesota ranks among the most educated states in the country, with nearly half of adults aged 25 to 64 holding an associate degree or higher. But that impressive statistic masks severe racial disparities in degree completion: The state has the second largest attainment gap between whites and blacks in the nation, according to the Education Trust. He estimated that nearly one in three new jobs created through 2026 will require education beyond high school.

Why Language Learning Apps Haven’t Helped Struggling ELL Students


Ninety-two percent of fourth grade ELL students scored below proficiency on the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress reading exams. National Assessment of Educational Progress reading exams. National Center for Education Statistics , over 4.9 schools during the 2013-2014 school year, and the National Education Association predicts that number will increase to 10 million by 2025. (In Education Technology Diversity and Equity Community

How one university is luring coveted honors students with social justice

The Hechinger Report

Among Rutgers’ goals is boosting the educational fortunes of a city that has some of the lowest rates of college attainment nationwide. percent in 2000 to 25 percent by 2025. Higher Education.

Creating Tomorrow’s Innovators

Tomorrow's Learners

“Eighty percent of jobs that will exist in 2025 don’t exist today; we have to prepare our students and graduates for a world that’s essentially not possible to prepare them for” . This is one of the biggest challenges we face in education today.

Michigan Report Details State’s Third Grade Reading Goals

K-12 Schools - Education News

A legislative workgroup appointed by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has released a report suggesting that third-graders in the state should be among the most improved readers in the nation and that the group would like to see the state lead the nation in third-grade reading proficiency by 2025.

Indiana, Oklahoma, 22 Others Receive $100k Youth Initiative Grants

K-12 Schools - Education News

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has announced that the state has been chosen as one of 24 states to be given a $100,000 grant that will be used for preparing students to work for high-skill, in-demand industries.

ASU’s Starbucks Deal Was Just the Beginning


And what’s next for the university’s ambitious plans to rethink higher education? To get some answers, EdSurge sat down with Philip Regier, university dean for educational initiatives and CEO of EdPlus at Arizona State University, at the ASU+GSV Summit last month. The conversation was part of our Thought Leader Interview series on the future of education. Starbucks’ goal is to have 25,000 students graduate from this program by 2025.

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OPINION: Six questions teachers must ask to help English language learners succeed

The Hechinger Report

That number is projected to rise to 25 percent by 2025, and to 40 percent in the following decade. We have also taken steps to bring digital programs into our classrooms that will help engage these learners and allow educators to have more one-on-one time with each child.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

(National) Education Politics. ” More on the Department of Education’s for-profit university machinations in the for-profit section below. ” Here’s a choice quotation from the head of the Department of Education’s Civil Rights Office, Candace Jackson : Jackson later apologized. Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “After Meeting With DeVos, Title IX Activists Say They Still Have Many Questions.” Education in the Courts.

Why haven’t new federal rules unleashed more innovation in schools?

The Hechinger Report

Like a handful of states, New Hampshire is taking the opportunity provided by the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to revise its accountability measures to further individualize education. Claire Voorhees, national policy director, Foundation for Excellence in Education.

Education Technology and the 'New Economy'

Hack Education

One of education technologies’s greatest luminaries passed away this year. Seymour, as my friend Gary Stager has described him , was the “inventor of everything (good) in education.” I’d hardly know where to begin in writing one, but I want to open this particular article – one that focuses, in part, on the whole “everyone should learn to code” craze – recognizing his great contribution to educational computing as well as his loss.

Education Technology and the History of the Future of Credentialing

Hack Education

New America’s higher education analyst Kevin Carey wrote an op-ed in The New York Times in March arguing that “ Donald Trump Isn’t Alone in Exploiting the Word ‘University’ ” Carey blasts both for-profit universities and not for-profit technical colleges for wielding that word “university” when they can’t deliver on the “august” promises he believes that word implies. The History of the Future of Competency-Based Education.

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

The Hechinger Report

Nancy Lee Sanchez, in red, executive director of the Kaplan Educational Foundation, with students she advises. I think the majority of higher education is complacent” about their dropouts, he said. William Moses, managing director of education, the Kresge Foundation.

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

Hack Education

I pick ten trends and themes in order to closely at the recent past, the near-term history of education technology. Fantasy about a future of education. But somehow, folks – including many, many in education and education technology – still pay attention to Gartner.

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Learning Revolution Newsletter - Weekly Free Event Calendar - Conference Keynotes Update - Edcamp USDOE - Digital Citizenship

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Assessment: Don''t Throw the Baby Out With the Bath Water.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

For the past ten years, I have written a lengthy year-end series, documenting some of the dominant narratives and trends in education technology. In an era before Facebook or Edmodo, the social networking site Ning was, for a time, quite popular with educators. billion by 2025.

How diplomas based on skill acquisition, not credits earned, could change education

The Hechinger Report

The switch to a proficiency-based education, which focuses on making sure students can demonstrate what they know, has helped students like Elderkin. That’s due to a new teaching approach here called “proficiency-based education,” that was inspired by a 2012 state law.