Why Computer Science Should Be A High School Graduation Requirement

Wisewire

Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of software developers is projected to grow 24 % from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations. Computing is an integral part of every aspect of our lives, from how we connect with each other to the way we do our jobs and get around.

How Peer Collaboration Technology Prepares Students for Careers

EmergingEdTech

Changes in Business Communication Approximately 557,100 new jobs are projected to be added in the tech industry between 2016 and 2026. Certainly, those more tech-savvy students will have no trouble. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!]. Collaboration & Brainstorming Free Tools & Resources

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3 Fields of Study With Great Post-Graduate Prospects

EdNews Daily

The 2018 median salary for this work was in the mid $90,000s, with anticipated job growth of 9% from 2016 to 2026. The 2018 median salary for this work was in the upper $90,000, with anticipated job growth of 28% from 2016 to 2026.

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Will half of all colleges really close in the next decade?

The Christensen Institute

The pool of 18-year-olds is starting to decline— with precipitous declines in certain regions forecast to begin in 2026.

Without changes in education, the future of work will leave more people behind

The Hechinger Report

The health care industry is expected to add the most jobs by 2026, and, together with the social assistance sector, will account for 4 million new jobs — one-third of all new positions, according to the BLS estimates.

6 ways to bolster STEM education for the future

eSchool News

The report, STEM 2026 , pulls from the work of experts in science, technology, engineering and math, and the authors point out that current conditions do not ensure equal access to STEM teaching and learning. The ideal future of U.S.

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New Analysis of Personalized Learning Program Shows Reading Gains for Chicago Students

Leadership Lounge

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the need for information security analysts is estimated to grow 28 percent through 2026, much faster than other occupations. New Analysis of Personalized Learning Program Shows Reading Gains for Chicago Students.

Is college enrollment among older adults increasing? Depends who you ask

The Hechinger Report

Between 2015 and 2026, enrollment is projected to increase 11 percent.

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A Seamless Integration of Technology in Classrooms Makes for Effective Blended Learning

MIND Research Institute

Here are some related resources to share with your colleagues or to use for staff development: The STEM 2026 Vision.

More students are leaving college without a degree

The Hechinger Report

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that between 2016 and 2026, employment will grow by 10 percent for jobs that require a bachelor’s degree – faster than the growth projected for all occupations. Sign up for our Higher Education newsletter. Choose as many as you like. Weekly Update.

New Bill Could Bring CS Programs to 500K JROTC Students—and Diversify the Future Workforce

Edsurge

By 2026, the U.S. Congress is proposing an innovative approach to building the federal technology talent pipeline for computer science roles, one that should be exciting for schools and students. On June 14, 2019, Reps. Lizzie Fletcher (D-Tx.), Rob Bishop (R-Ut.), Jackie Speier (D-Calif.),

How to program greater diversity among Mississippi’s computer science grads

The Hechinger Report

The field of computer and information technology is expected to grow by 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, among the fastest of any occupation, according to the U.S.

As Grad Degrees And Credentials Boom, Prestigious Schools Are Winning

Edsurge

Over the last decade, workers with education beyond the bachelor’s degree have continued to be rewarded with higher wages –and employment in master’s-level occupations is projected to grow at the fastest rate of any level, 17 percent, between 2016 and 2026, according to U.S.

College students predicted to fall by more than 15% after the year 2025

The Hechinger Report

Fast forward 18 years to 2026 and we see that there are fewer kids reaching college-going age.” Only a handful of states, colored in blue, are predicted to see an increase in the number of students attending regional four-year colleges and universities between 2012 and 2029.

Innovators Worth Watching: Lambda School

The Christensen Institute

The number of software developer jobs is expected to grow 24% between 2016 and 2026, and there are currently over a half million job openings. Welcome to our “Innovators Worth Watching” series, spotlighting interesting and potentially disruptive players across a spectrum of industries. The software development industry is in a bit of a bind.

The Kansas Moonshot: Redesigning Education

techlearning

We want to totally redesign K–12 education for all 286 school districts in Kansas by 2026.”

Jobs in cybersecurity are exploding: Why are women locked out?

The Hechinger Report

will grow 28 percent by 2026. will grow 28 percent by 2026. In an effort to get more girls at Red Bank to participate in the cybersecurity challenge, teacher Mandy Galante, center, recruited girls from nontech classes, including a dozen from a creative writing class. “We

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Presenting and participating in the EDUCAUSE 2015 conference

Bryan Alexander

On Thursday (October 29) I’m presenting on Looking Ahead to 2026: Trends in Technology and Education. This October I’ll be presenting, participating, networking, schmoozing, reconnecting, and generally hob-nobbing with people at the EDUCAUSE 2015 conference in Indianapolis. Here are some of my events: A pre conference workshop, Building an Emerging Technology and Futures Capacity in Your Organization.

Blockchain Misconceptions and the Future of Education

Doug Levin

I’ve read and discussed both the KnowledgeWorks Foundation report, Learning on the Block , and Learning is Earning 2026 , the latter of which was introduced by Jane McGonigal on the keynote stage at SXSWedu. Blockchain technology may seem magical, but it is not magic.

The new minority on campus? Men

The Hechinger Report

By 2026, the department estimates , 57 percent of college students will be women. By 2026, nearly 57 percent of college students will be women.

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10 Things To Know about the Future of Blockchain in Education

Doug Levin

I recently availed myself of the chance to join and learn from many of the leading innovators and thinkers in the emerging blockchain industry at the Chamber of Digital Commerce’s DC Blockchain Summit 2016 , which billed itself (accurately, I think) as “a dialogue at the intersection of industry, regulation, and innovation.”

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Here’s Why You Should Step into the Future with Facing History

Educator Innovator

For Face the Future, we’re going to fast-forward a decade to the year 2026. This Sunday and Monday, join our partner Facing History for Face the Future , a global virtual game about what the future of empathy might look like, and how that impacts our choices today.

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Q&A: Rod Houpe Uses Evidence to Drive Change in Schools

EdTech Magazine

By 2026, futurist Ray Kurzweil predicts that humans and machines will converge. Q&A: Rod Houpe Uses Evidence to Drive Change in Schools. jena.passut_7651. Tue, 05/29/2018 - 16:28. As the CIO at Cleveland Metropolitan School District , Rod Houpe manages the implementation of a huge IT vision and strategic plan. He knows firsthand what it’s like to merge technology and pedagogy.

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Bill to Regulate Income-Share Agreements Moves Through the California Legislature, Again

Edsurge

The two-year pilot program would begin in the 2021-22 academic year, and the university systems would be required to report back about the pilot to the California Legislature in 2023 and 2026. University students in California could soon be able to delay paying college tuition until after they graduate and land a job.

EDUCAUSE 2015: my sessions and some observations

Bryan Alexander

“ Looking Ahead to 2026: Trends in Technology and Education ” ( slides ) focused on trends other than technology, since the conference covered tech so extensively. Last week I participated in the EDUCAUSE annual conference in the midwestern American city of Indianapolis.

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A Slow-Moving Storm: Why Demographic Changes Mean Tough Challenges for College Leaders

Edsurge

The financial crisis of 2008 was tough for the country, but the real impact will hit colleges in the year 2026. It turns out those fiscal anxieties a few years ago coincided with a dramatic "birth dearth"—a reduction in the number of children born, which means that the number of kids hitting traditional college age will drop almost 15 percent around 2026.

How to build an engineer: Start young

The Hechinger Report

percent between 2016 and 2026 and to offer an average of 126,600 open jobs each year during that time, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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One state uses data about job needs to help decide what colleges should teach

The Hechinger Report

Its Department of Labor and Industry in 2016 forecast 120,000 baby boomer retirements through 2026, and a supply of only half as many workers as will be needed. Students in a nursing class at Missoula College in Montana.

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Short on financial knowledge, some school districts get bad deals on bonds

The Hechinger Report

Also, the debt was structured so that the district was making interest-only payments until 2026, increasing the overall cost of the loan. John Brazeal, chief financial officer at Fox C-6 School District, at Fox Middle School in Arnold, Missouri. Whitney Curtis for The Hechinger Report.

How to help struggling young readers

The Hechinger Report

In addition to the ERM training, the school received a Universal Literacy Coach, part of New York City’s Universal Literacy Initiative , a citywide effort to get 100 percent of all second-graders reading at grade level by 2026. “So

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Eclipsed by urban counterparts, rural nonwhites go to college at equally low rates

The Hechinger Report

A typical agriculture worker makes $22,540 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , and mechanization has steadily reduced demand for them; the government projects zero growth in agriculture through at least 2026. High school students sit in a rural Mississippi school classroom.

Colleges and retailers share a bloated past and a slimmed-down future

The Christensen Institute

As online retail has disrupted brick-and-mortar stores over the past couple of decades, analysts have realized that stores in the US are overbuilt for demand. American higher education is facing a similar problem.

High-paying jobs go begging while high school grads line up for bachelor’s degrees

The Hechinger Report

The number of workers needed in the construction trades nationally is expected to rise 11 percent through 2026, far faster than other occupations, or by 747,600 new jobs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics says.

In an era of inequity, more and more college financial aid is going to the rich

The Hechinger Report

People who set up college-savings accounts, called 529 plans, get $2 billion a year worth of federal tax deductions — projected by the Treasury Department to double by 2026 to $4 billion a year.

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

The Hechinger Report

He estimated that nearly one in three new jobs created through 2026 will require education beyond high school. Adley Nyakora, a freshman at Minnesota State University, Mankato, plays Operation, while Cornelius Bright, Elijah Calderon-Pitchford, Aburrahman Guantai, and Jordan Headley look on. Kelly Field for The Hechinger Report. MANKATO, Minn. Adley Nyakora, 18, bends over the body of a bloated man in polka-dot boxers, examining a bucket lodged in the patient’s knee.