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

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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 have Mississippi legislators proposed for education in the first few days of the legislative session?

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2027 , also proposed by Sen. Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Mississippi Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes with trends and top stories about education in Mississippi. Subscribe today!

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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The number of public school students could fall by more than 8% in a decade

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Its most recent projections, released May 2018 , show that student enrollment should increase 3 percent between 2015 and 2027. What does the declining birthrate mean for elementary, middle and high schools across the country? According to one set of projections, it could mean 8.5

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

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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.

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

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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.

Girls Who Code Founder Awarded McGraw Education Prize

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We’re on track to achieve gender parity in entry-level computer science jobs by 2027. For 30 years, the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education has been one of the most prestigious awards in the field, honoring outstanding individuals who have dedicated themselves to improving education through innovative and successful approaches. The prize is awarded annually through an alliance between The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Family Foundation, McGraw-Hill Education and Arizona State University.

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?”

'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'

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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

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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.