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.

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

HE Challenges: Fast changing digital teaching methods

Neo LMS

According to UNESCO, global demand for higher education is expected to grow from 100 million students currently to 250+ million by 2025.

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How can teachers use VR in the classroom?

Neo LMS

billion by 2025, while the education sector will attract 15 million users. Despite its user base plateauing out in 2008, the company is now planning a second wind for Second Life with a laser focus on the educational terrain.

CSU and California Community Colleges Partner on a Tool To Find Transferable Online Courses

Edsurge

is a part of CSU’s Graduation Initiative 2025 , which launched in 2016 and aims to increase the four-year freshmen graduation rate in the system from 23 percent (2017) to 40 percent by 2025, and to increase transfer four-year graduation rates from 75 percent (2017) to 85 percent in 2025. In March, Quottly won the SXSWedu startup Launch competition and in 2017 the company raised $100,000 in seed funding from the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator in New York City.

As jobs grow hard to fill, businesses join the drive to push rural residents toward college

The Hechinger Report

With worker shortages hitting industries nationwide, their companies — and many states’ economies — depend on it. “No After a few supplementary classes at a local technical college, said teacher Alan Bivens, local companies will be clamoring to hire them. “We

Colleges are adding programs in a once-decimated industry — manufacturing

The Hechinger Report

million manufacturing jobs will need to be filled by 2025. But the strong economy, and the return of manufacturing operations to the United States as labor costs rise abroad , have led some companies to add jobs. million by 2025 — is contributing to that gap.

Unlocking stackable global credentials

The Christensen Institute

Current projections are that by 2025 there will be 263 million students providing 163 percent growth in 25 years: a rate that dwarfs the growth over the previous nine centuries.

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DigiExam and the Future of Assessment

EdNews Daily

And – as the company themselves boast – the platform has value for those concerned about sustainability. In speaking to Venturebeat last year , Joen Bonnier (owner of one of Sweden’s largest media companies) spoke of the inevitability of the move to digital examinations.

What's That Liberal Art Degree Worth?

Edsurge

Come join us for an evening of informal networking, panels with hiring companies, and some light bites. Fill out this form and we'll get your information in front of attending companies. In his book, Anders describes how software companies are increasingly creating a need for people with a “modicum of technical literacy,” people who can translate data, show a bigger picture result from snippets of information and basically get people on the same page. Sure, coding is cool.

Digiexam and the future of assessment

EdNews Daily

And – as the company themselves boast – the platform has value for those concerned about sustainability. In speaking to Venturebeat last year , Joen Bonnier (owner of one of Sweden’s largest media companies) spoke of the inevitability of the move to digital examinations.

Mission (Almost) Accomplished: Nonprofit EducationSuperHighway Prepares to Sunset

Edsurge

He’d spent his career building and selling companies in various industries, including finance, telecommunications, software and consumer retail. Drawing on what he knew best, Marwell ran his nonprofit with the urgency, pacing and risk-taking that is more typical of for-profit companies.

With Unfilled Jobs, Businesses Push Rural Residents Toward College

MindShift

With worker shortages hitting industries nationwide, their companies — and many states’ economies — depend on it. In Colorado, one of the state’s top higher education priorities is to boost the proportion of adults with degrees from 55 to 66 percent by 2025.

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

Edsurge

She began a long career in education, which included cofounding two social enterprise organizations (one of which helped get 4,000 women off welfare), serving as a Commissioner of San Francisco Unified School District’s Board of Education and starting two edtech companies. Hiles raised $12 million between 2011 and 2015 for her company, Pathbrite, which she sold to Cengage Learning in October 2015. Heather Hiles towers above most other edtech entrepreneurs. Truly.

Oklahoma externship pays teachers for hands-on experience in engineering and science

The Hechinger Report

Oklahoma will require all 6 th through 12 th graders to have an individualized career plan by 2025. Everything I learned from the engineering company I could bring back to my kids as it pertains to Oklahoma,” she said.

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7 Days of Education Conference Fever Across the Pond

Edsurge

23-26): the companies who supply the tools, and the educators who use them; The Education Show (Jan. One teacher described The Education Show as “a ghost town for companies who can’t afford Bett.” (A companies have always had a strong presence, and this year was no exception with Microsoft and Google having the largest stands.

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

The Hechinger Report

At California Steel Industries, where Esparza was learning industrial computing, some supervisors without college degrees make as much as $120,000 per year and electricians also can make six figures, company officials said. Skilled trades show among the highest potential among job categories, the economic-modeling company Emsi calculates. Other local companies and colleges have invested, too. FONTANA, Calif. —

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.

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 Thirteen companies and nonprofits received as much as $200,000 in grants from NSVF to fill those market needs. 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.,”

GED and other high school equivalency degrees drop by more than 40% nationwide since 2012

The Hechinger Report

Related: College students predicted to fall by more than 15% after the year 2025. That’s because two of the testing companies do not publicly disclose their results, nationally or by state. which administers the TASC, are for-profit companies.

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Hack Education

“ Alibaba’s Jack Ma , China ’s Richest Man, to Retire From Company He Co-Founded,” The New York Times reports. The textbook company has raised $6 million total. OK, this isn’t necessarily ed-tech related, but as WeWork is attempting to be in the education business (with its acquisition of the Flatiron School, for example) perhaps we will see if and how the real-estate-company-disguised-as-a-co-working-space pivots to software sales.

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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). His company aims to improve literacy through “contemporary grammar integration,” an approach that evaluates contemporary languages—including music lyrics or social media texts—and connects that to classroom curriculum and literature including novels, speeches, essays or poems.

Mayors and Schools: A Tale of Two Mayors in San Francisco

Leadership Lounge

” Lee and the superintendent worked together on Vision 2025, the district’s long-range plan. They also partnered on initiatives to grow more talent for San Francisco’s fast-growing companies instead of importing so much of the city’s workforce.

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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. Airhart said there’s “a great need” by companies in Tennessee for people with STEM skills.

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

Hack Education

The very next day, Apple shares hit $97.80, an all-time high for the company. By 2012 – yes, thanks to its hardware business – Apple’s stock had risen to the point that the company was worth a record-breaking $624 billion.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Edsurge profiles the latest from Degreed : “This Company Wants to Help You Hire for Skills, Not Credentials.” ” ( No disclosure that Edsurge shares investors with the company.). And there’s more on how schools and companies violate athletes’ privacy in the data and privacy section below. Equifax CEO Richard Smith says he will resign from his position after news broke that the company had suffered a massive data breach.

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. It may be hard to imagine, but soon enough, major companies and organizations will soon house large networks of people but few employees. 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.

ASU’s Starbucks Deal Was Just the Beginning

Edsurge

Starbucks did it for a much more interesting reason, which is, Starbucks wants to be an exemplar of what a 21st-century company can be. Starbucks’ goal is to have 25,000 students graduate from this program by 2025. I think that’s a natural place, as well, to set up learning centers potentially with companies that already have learning centers overseas in order to be able to provide a hybrid modality for the courses you teach.

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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.

Education Technology and the History of the Future of Credentialing

Hack Education

“Conflicts of interest” persist, needless to say, and there are multiple think-tanks and companies eager to have a role in deciding “who counts” as an accreditor and “what counts” as a “real” post-secondary education. It should perhaps make us question what’s going on with all those Silicon Valley companies who are actively peddling their alternative credentials as a substitute for a college degree.

Education Technology and the 'New Economy'

Hack Education

The work is also supported by companies including Apple, Google and Expedia, as well as education organizations including the CollegeBoard, Teach For America and STEMx.” The perceived importance of CS, however, has led many universities to partner with coding bootcamps and to continue to outsource technical competencies to (largely) for-profit companies. Hiring in the computer and chip sectors dove after companies shifted hardware production outside the U.S.,

Hack Education Weekly News

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Also via Edsurge : “How Boundaries Between Colleges and Companies Will Continue to Blur.” ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Cornell University has announced that it is ending its contract with Nike , saying the athletic apparel company was unwilling to sign a ‘standard’ agreement pledging to follow a code of conduct for its workers, a code developed and endorsed by many colleges and universities.” Tutoring company Clark has raised $2.2

Hack Education Weekly News

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– to the New York-based company Cyndx. Founded by former Pearson exec Larry Singer , the company will offer openly licensed resources to schools. The company has raised $7.45 “The New York City-based language company, founded in 2011, offers 10 language classes along with courses in interior design, mixing cocktails and French culture,” says Edsurge. Education Politics.

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

Edsurge

Why are edtech companies and teachers interested? 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. Fast Company. 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?

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.

New research questions the value of certificates pushed by colleges, policymakers

The Hechinger Report

There are certificates that people are acquiring that have no currency,” Matt Sigelman, Burning Glass CEO, said bluntly, at the company’s offices overlooking Boston Harbor. NEW YORK — It was after caring for her aging mother that Carmen Zapata got the idea of working as a home health aide.