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6 ways to bolster STEM education for the future

eSchool News

STEM education would emphasize problem-solving, interdisciplinary approaches and the value of discovery and play, according to a new 10-year vision from the American Institutes for Research for the U.S. Department of Education’s STEM Initiatives Team. Next page: The 6 components of future STEM education.

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

MIND Research Institute

Simply introducing education technology or computer time is not enough. Classroom instruction and technology are often treated as two separate entities. For blended learning to facilitate student engagement and deeper learning, innovative technology and practices have to complement traditional classroom instruction and vice versa.

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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. The demand for skills has increased and the effect of technology during the recession was to kill off the high school jobs.

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AI and Libraries Mini-Conference in Just One Week: Schedule Now Posted | 23 Sessions!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

How have libraries responded to these evolving technologies to better support their communities? In addition, Pun is an ALA Presidential candidate for 2025-2026. Through her inspirational leadership, she has made it her mission to help underserved communities to ensure equitable access to technology, knowledge, and opportunity.

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

Edsurge

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. Source: US Army JROTC website Young people skilled in technology are in high demand. By 2026, the U.S. On June 14, 2019, Reps. Lizzie Fletcher (D-Tx.),

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

The Hechinger Report

will grow 28 percent by 2026. ” Mandy Galante, a technology teacher at Red Bank Regional High School in New Jersey. We’ve made tremendous inroads in just the last few years,” said Mandy Galante, a technology teacher at Red Bank Regional High School whose classes focus on systems, networking, cybersecurity and forensics.

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Best of ISTE: How to Build Student Engagement

eSchool News

Vicki’s focus is inspiring classroom teachers and administrators who are passionate about student engagement and excellence with world-class ways to use technology, nurture students’ well-being, and the joy of being a teacher.