Exploring the Future of Mobile Learning

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What Might Mobile Learning Look Like in 2027? I had the pleasure of sitting in on another fun Future Trends Forum discussion recently, this one exploring what mobile learning might look like a decade. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

Mississippi’s graduation rate gaps are among lowest in the country, report finds

The Hechinger Report

A little bad news: Mississippi is projected to lose students by 2027: Mississippi is one of 10 states, and the only one in the south, projected to see an enrollment decrease of 5 percentage points or more by 2027.

What motivates girls to pursue STEM?

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Today, only 24 percent of computer scientists are women, and by 2027, just 22 percent of women will be represented in the field.

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Like it or not, Trump is the next president — Now, here’s how he can improve higher ed

The Hechinger Report

States that will soon follow in abandoning all their public higher education funding include my own state of Louisiana in 2027, Massachusetts and Rhode Island in 2029, Arizona in 2030, and the list goes on. Photo: Meredith Kolodner. It’s official: we have a new president.

PBS to Present “Spotlight Education,” A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America’s Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17

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A thought-provoking documentary about how families, educators and leaders in diverse rural communities are working to get their youngest children on track toward graduating from high school in 2027. This is an important documentary series for everyone. Please share this information.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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“ Robots will replace teachers by 2027 ,” Futurism predicts. (National) Education Politics. RIP Net Neutrality. Thoughts on how this might effect education from Inside Higher Ed , from NPR , from Internet2 (via Bryan Alexander), from The Washington Post , and from Edsurge. Not Net Neutrality, but another potential FCC move – ending the E-Rate program. Via Pacific Standard : “Why Is the FCC Considering Cutting Broadband Access for Students?”

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

Edsurge

We control a lot about what's about to happen, we can chose to ignore the problem entirely, and wake up in 2027 with dramatically, rapidly, reducing class sizes. The financial crisis of 2008 was tough for the country, but the real impact will hit colleges in the year 2026.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Children'

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“ Robots will replace teachers by 2027.” This is part nine of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” “ We Need to Rethink How We Educate Kids to Tackle the Jobs of the Future.” ” It’s a core refrain in “ the innovation gospel ,” one of those arguments that certain pundits and politicians really lean into.

Education Technology and the 'New Economy'

Hack Education

Assuming Pew’s trends continue at the current rate, by the year 2027, nearly 1 in 3 American adults will transition to online platforms to support themselves with on-demand gig work. This is part six of my annual review of the year in ed-tech. One of education technologies’s greatest luminaries passed away this year. Seymour Papert died at his home in Blue Hill, Maine in August (yes, that’s the site of the Blue Hill Fair, where Charlotte the spider saved Wilbur the pig ).

Colleges face a new reality, as the number of high schools graduates will decline

The Hechinger Report

After a few years of some growth, the report projects that from 2027 to 2032 the annual graduation totals will each be smaller by 150,000 to 220,000 people than the ones the nation had in 2013.