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

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. Computing is the number one source of all new wages in the U.S. economy and there are currently 500,000 open computing jobs across the country.

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Think Exam- The Top Proctoring Solution and Service Providers!

Think Exam

This is one of the biggest reasons why the online proctoring market is expected to reach USD 10 Billion by 2026.”. With the increasing demand for the proctored exam, companies are eager to grab this opportunity of providing proctoring solutions and services. The first step of the proctored exam includes the verification of student identity in which the student has to open the audio-video setup and show its identity proof.

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. The 2018 median salary for this work was in the mid $80,000, with anticipated job growth of 24% from 2016 to 2026. Many jobs that have been the bread-and-butter for generations continue to disappear.

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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. STEM 2026 suggests ways to reverse such trends, providing examples of promising programs from around the country. The ideal future of U.S.

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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. Given the noted financial, demographic, and disruptive headwinds, however, and that Moody’s only covers a select number of institutions, there are reasons to think that that number may be conservative, especially once 2026 hits and there is a demographic cliff in many regions.

#FactFriday: There are more than 215,000 unfilled IT support jobs in the U.S.

ExcelinEd

Did you know that demand for computer support specialists is projected to grow 11% from 2016–2026 , which is faster than the average for all occupations? But only 45% of American high schools teach computer science ? In honor of National IT Professionals Day earlier this week, Excel in Ed is highlighting the increased demand for information technology and computer science, as well as what businesses, education leaders and policymakers can do to prepare students for this growing field.

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. Personalized learning programs in Chicago are helping to boost reading scores for students by an amount equivalent to 13 percentile points of growth, a recent analysis found.

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. It is no secret that traditional classroom instruction often falls short of the mark in math education, but figuring out how and what to change can be a daunting task for educators. Blended learning is often advocated as the obvious solution, and while it has the potential to bring many positive changes, the key to the success of any new program is implementation.

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. More than 19 million undergraduate students are enrolled in colleges and universities for fall 2018, according to a report this week from the National Center for Education Statistics , and many of them are adults aged 25 and older. NCES says this older student population peaked in 2010 at 8.9 million and has declined since then. But higher education experts and other federal data tell a different story.

5 Strategies to Improve Your Learning Management System

Kitaboo on EdTech

Research and Markets predicts that by 2026, the worldwide online learning sector will hit $336.98 within the period of 2018 and 2026. . You are a school, college or university looking to publish online courses and assign virtual work to your students. You are an enterprise looking to provide training to your staff. You are an online tutor providing one-on-one lessons for your pupils. You are a corporation onboarding new employees to your operations. .

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.

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.), Conor Lamb (D-Penn.), and Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) introduced H.R. 3266, also known as the JROTC Cyber Training Act.

After the Pandemic, Higher Education Can’t Afford to Go Back to ‘Normal’

Edsurge

To further complicate matters, statisticians have long warned of the pending “ 2025 cliff ,” which represents the abrupt reduction of potential first-time, full-time freshmen projected to arrive in 2025 to 2026 due to the drop in birth rates between the years 2008 and 2011.

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. Future of Learning. Higher Education. Mississippi Learning.

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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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.

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. Graduate education has been a bright spot in U.S. higher education, as getting a graduate degree has become far more common in recent decades, particularly for the millennial generation.

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. The rest will see declines in students. In the red-colored states, the drop in students will exceed 15%. The dots represent large metropolitan areas.

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. Makenzie, Mariah and Makayla are triplets who, by the age of 13, have created websites, programmed a handheld Raspberry Pi computer and given orders to a small, white robot called Sphero.

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.

The Kansas Moonshot: Redesigning Education

techlearning

We want to totally redesign K–12 education for all 286 school districts in Kansas by 2026.” NASA’s early success provides a redesign model for K–12 education in Kansas NASA’s Project Mercury launched the first Americans into space in the early 1960s and led to a remarkable series of space flight accomplishments that still inspire us today, including a successful moon landing.

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 We want to get the girls who never even thought of doing this,” she said. Photo: Sarah Gonser for The Hechinger Report.

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. For every advantage it may offer over traditional approaches to ‘big iron’ centralized, proprietary IT systems, it imposes new requirements on its users.

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.

10 Things To Know about the Future of Blockchain in Education

Doug Levin

Given the growing interest in the topic and recent blockchain-related announcements specific to education by organizations such as Sony , MIT Media Lab , and the Holberton School – to say nothing of the visions advanced by BadgeChain , the KnowledgeWorks Foundation , and Learning is Earning 2026 – I thought it might spur some interesting dialogue if I took the time to share my current musings on the topic.

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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. Read more from Jane McGonigal, world-renowned game designer and Director of Games Research and Development at the Institute for the Future, about why you should care about imagining the future.

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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. By “participated” I mean gave four and a half hours of presentations, helped with three hours of online presentations, and was interviewed once or twice.

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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. A rare male student at Carlow University in Pittsburgh, where women outnumber men by more than six to one, Vinny Bucci said his male friends from high school chose vocational training over college. In colleges and universities nationwide this year, more than 56 percent of students are women. Photo: Max Petrosky for The Hechinger Report.

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. Aliah Corona and Dakkota Ryf, both 8 in this photo, check the force it takes to move a bag of potatoes six inches using wheels during their third-grade STEAM enrichment class at Pioneer Elementary School in Quincy, Washington. Lillian Mongeau/The Hechinger Report. QUINCY, Wash. —

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 Rosy Taveras, a kindergarten teacher at P.S. 218 in the Bronx, models fluent and expressive reading. Photo: Sarah Gonser for The Hechinger Report. BRONX, N.Y. —

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. Data show that nursing is among the highest-demand professions in the state. Photo: Kristine T. Paulsen for The Hechinger Report. MISSOULA, Mont. —

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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. This story about school bonds is part of the series Districts in Debt , which examines the hidden financial pressures challenging American schools.

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

The Christensen Institute

Many campus leaders, unfortunately, don’t appear to have received the message that building more facilities is increasingly unsustainable as the fundamental business model underlying significant swaths of higher education breaks and the US approaches a demographic cliff in 2026 that will send enrollments spiraling downward at many institutions.

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.