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

This week I’ll be on a panel discussing the Future Classroom at this year’s STEM Summit hosted by Towson University. there’s nominal cost to ed-tech companies to offer software for free to poorly-funded school districts.

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.

How can teachers use VR in the classroom?

Neo LMS

billion by 2025, while the education sector will attract 15 million users. The hope is that STEM subjects will become fun and relevant through learning experiences that are memorable and easily retained.

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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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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Colleges are using big data to track students in an effort to boost graduation rates, but it comes at a cost

The Hechinger Report

Companies like Amazon and Netflix have been using data tools like these for years to track our clicks and steer us to buy or watch more of their products. James Wiley is a technology analyst with Eduventures, which does consulting work for companies in the predictive analytics industry.

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This tool boosts science, engineering interest

eSchool News

Hannah Strobl likes animals and dreams of becoming a veterinarian, and recently, she was clicking through a specialized online STEM teaching tool at a snappy pace. Learning Blade students are 37 percent more likely to consider a STEM career, she said.

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

The Hechinger Report

Related: Universities and colleges struggle to stem big drops in enrollment. “I’m 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.

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 Estrada explained that some of his academic struggles stemmed from his teacher's lack of cultural understanding. “In Thirteen companies and nonprofits received as much as $200,000 in grants from NSVF to fill those market needs.

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.” Nevertheless, computer science education, along with STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) continued to be promoted this year, often framed as something students should pursue instead of “ liberal arts.” This is part six of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“ President Trump Earmarks $200 Million in Federal Grants for STEM , Computer Science Programs ,” says Edsurge , later swooning that “ Google , Facebook , Amazon Among Tech Titans Committing $300 Million to K–12 Computer Science.” 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.).

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

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

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. Related: Universities and colleges struggle to stem big drops in enrollment.