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.

Global Artificial Intelligence Boom Predicted in Education, Particularly in China

Marketplace K-12

By 2025, $6 billion will be spent on AI in education, according to the researchers, who identified six areas to watch where the technology could generate value in K-12 and beyond.

3 ways crowdfunding is reshaping the US edtech landscape

eSchool News

By 2025 global investment from crowdfunding is expected to reach $93 billion. Educational platforms, in particular edtech, are seeing ideas come to life as a result of crowdfunding. The benefits associated with crowdfunding in edtech include the following: 1.

What the Shifting Data Center Ecosystem Means for Education

EdTech Magazine

At Vertiv, we see a lot of K–12 schools looking for ways to integrate IT into their classrooms and curricula, despite being behind the technology curve due to shrinking federal and state funding and never-ending campaigns for local support. .

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Are we turning off millenial employees?

Dangerously Irrelevant

Jen LaMaster said: I’ve been reading this post … from EdTech Magazine about how millennials use technology. Not the usual “how to make a millennial happy” stuff… but data on their use of mobile technology to create, consume, and collect information.

Survey: Education Among Top Industries for AR/VR Investments

EdTech Magazine

The vast majority — 86 percent — of respondents to the 2019 Augmented and Virtual Reality Survey Report agreed that by 2025, XR technologies will be as ubiquitous as mobile devices. Survey participants also predicted big investments in XR classroom technology in 2020.

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

Edsurge

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. Engagement in technology-free classes was waning and while the deputy superintendent for Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District (POB) didn’t want students using technology just for the sake of technology—she wanted her schools and students to be future-ready.

Heading into my new class

Bryan Alexander

Readings cover education (of course), economics, demographics, technology, and futures work, along with science fiction visions of the future. Students will also help determine our technology setup. ( Our reading of Freire and Horton is definitely in my mind).

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

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Heather Hiles towers above most other edtech entrepreneurs. 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. She’s played called big shots in edtech, too, becoming one of the rare African American women to raise venture capital funding.

Why Language Learning Apps Haven’t Helped Struggling ELL Students

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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. Yet in recent years, technology developers focused their efforts on English Language Learners (ELL) like Estrada. schools during the 2013-2014 school year, and the National Education Association predicts that number will increase to 10 million by 2025. (In

7 Days of Education Conference Fever Across the Pond

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Bett’s show floor includes a “Futures Zone” spot, typically reserved for early-stage edtech companies (although older ones like Manga High, founded in 2008, were there.) There was also an “edtech surgery” where startups could seek advice from experienced educators. Like an edtech silent disco, this was a simple but genius idea for an event that’s noisy and crowded. Education Technology Events

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

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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? That mantra motivated Adnan Iftekar, Synapse’s technology and innovation specialist, to ask his students and fellow faculty members to think critically about VR. “I Why are edtech companies and teachers interested? Their approach does not explicitly take technology into account.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. A public service announcement from the FBI : “ Education Technologies : Data Collection and Unsecured Systems Could Pose Risks to Students.” Also by Wan : “Companies Are Bought, Not Sold: M&A Advice From 3 Edtech CEOs Who Survived the Process.” “ College students predicted to fall by more than 15% after the year 2025 ,” says The Hechinger Report.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via EdScoop : “Two edtech champions to join White House offices as fellows.” “ Can Technology-augmented Academic Advising Improve College Graduation Rates? ” A new report from Data & Society : “ Privacy, Security, and Digital Inequality – How Technology Experiences and Resources Vary by Socioeconomic Status, Race, and Ethnicity.” (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Speaking of predictions about the future of online education, EdTech Strategies’ Doug Levin pens part 2 of his look at Clayton Christensen and Michael Horn ’s prediction that “ by 2019, half of all high school classes will be taught over the Internet.” Via MIT Technology Review : “Another Price Slash Suggests the Oculus Rift Is Dead in the Water.” ” Via MIT Technology Review : “U.S. (National) Education Politics.