3 changes that can help the class of 2030 succeed

eSchool News

Today’s kindergartners are the class of 2030, and by the time they enter the workforce, it will look vastly different. How to help the class of 2030 adapt for a different future. The report examines what teachers and school leaders can do to ensure the class of 2030 will thrive.

In Announcing Winners of Higher Ed Challenge, Ed Dept Looks Ahead to 2030

Edsurge

Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology held its first major event in nearly two years on Thursday, and the main takeaway is that the office is busy planning for the future—2030, to be exact. The U.S. Education secretary Betsy DeVos, along with a handful of officials from the Office of EdTech , convened education leaders and entrepreneurs in Washington, D.C., to announce the winners of the “ Reimagining the Higher Education Ecosystem ,” or EDU2030, challenge.

Education in 2030: the Times of London looks head

Bryan Alexander

A few weeks ago the Times of London asked a group of British, Australian, and American academics to imagine what education might look like in 2030.

Live Interview on Thursday, Jan. 20 - Barnet Berry on Teaching 2030

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, January 20th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Barnett Berry on new book, Teaching 2030: What We Must Do for Our Students and Our Public Schools--Now and in the Future. "In

CoSN Honors School Technology Leaders from Across the Country

techlearning

“Their bold accomplishments encompass the overarching mission of Envision 2030 — to better prepare children to succeed in careers of the future,” said Keith Krueger, CEO of CoSN

3 Reasons Why the Sustainable Development Goals are the Perfect Framework for Global Learning

Battelle for Kids

The United Nations has put forth and many countries have adopted 17 audacious goals to be achieved by 2030 to end poverty and hunger, to improve health and well-being, and to create sustainable communities around the world. As global competency becomes an increasingly important skill for K-12 students, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a framework for learning about challenges faced by people around the world. P21 Blog

Looking for a Summer Volunteer Opportunity?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Using [the online tool] mysimpleshow, volunteers are encouraged to explain details and background of these 17 Global Goals of the Agenda 2030 in short and entertaining explainer videos.

Innovators Creating Prosperity: Inyenyeri

The Christensen Institute

Globally, almost three billion people depend on traditional biomass for cooking, a number that is expected to remain unchanged by 2030. Welcome to our Innovators Creating Prosperity series, spotlighting organizations across the globe that are positively impacting economic development.

How to pave the way for innovation in the classroom

Neo LMS

What will a typical school day look like in the future — tomorrow, next year, in five years’ time, in 2030? Especially if you think you’ll be a teacher in 2030 or any other future time mark.

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Artificial intelligence will transform the economy, but how much, and how soon?

FETC Converge

But up to one third of American work force will have to switch to new occupations by 2030. Three new reports suggest that artificial intelligence can probably do less right now than you think. Read more at The New York Times. Uncategorized artificial intelligence image recognition reports teaching job skills technical skills

Here’s What Happened When One University Asked Everyone for Ideas to Reinvent Campus

Edsurge

That was one of about 24,000 suggestions sent in last week during a two-day online discussion asking students, faculty, staff, alumni and anyone else to make suggestions for what Long Beach State University should look like in the year 2030. Some wondered whether AI would—or should—replace professors by 2030. Here’s an idea for revolutionizing a college campus: run a zipline from one prominent building to another.

Cultivating Empathy In Learning

The Web20Classroom

The Goals interconnect and in order to leave no one behind, it is important that each Goal and target is met by 2030. Empathy: the action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another of either the past or present without having the feelings, thoughts, and experience fully communicated in an objectively explicit manner.

STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future

EdTech Magazine

In fact, according to a 2017 report by Dell , 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet. STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:10. School has always been a place to train students for their eventual adult lives.

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K–12 Schools Should Teach Soft Skills to Prepare Students for the Future Workforce

EdTech Magazine

A 2017 Report by Dell Technologies estimates that 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 — fewer than 12 years from now — haven’t been invented yet. K–12 Schools Should Teach Soft Skills to Prepare Students for the Future Workforce. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 08/30/2018 - 17:18.

Kinders Can Code — Featuring the Voices of Lisa Guardino & Shea Smith

CUE

Flourish in 2030. Our kindergarteners will graduate in 2030. Is the activity we are asking our students to do preparing them for life in 2030? Kindergarten circle time is typically filled with picture books, songs, and calendar.

Survey Says: Parents Think Tech Companies Should Help Build Kids’ Digital Skills

Edsurge

To that end, Mark Sparvell, senior manager of education marketing at Microsoft, says the company will use this survey (and others, such as research it conducted on the skills the Class of 2030 will need to be “life-ready” by the time they graduate) to help it understand how parents are feeling, and how to “position activities,” such as events at its stores, across the globe.

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CoSN 2019: How Teachers Can Revolutionize the Future of Education

EdTech Magazine

Today when we talk about education, we only talk about three things: the curriculum, the teacher and the assessments,” Zhao told attendees at the Consortium for School Networking’s 2019 annual conference keynote session, Envisioning the Skills Students Need: 2030.

District Tinker-Fests and Hackathons Rev Up Student Interest in STEM Education

EdTech Magazine

A startling 2017 report by Dell , which was written by the Institute for the Future (IFTF) and a panel of 20 tech, business and academic experts from around the world, estimates that 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t been invented yet.

A Great Way To Use Tech To Help Teachers Meaningfully Engage With Families

EdTech4Beginners

5 million students are English Language Learners, and that figure is projected to triple by 2030. Strong parent-teacher partnerships are key to student success in the classroom. In fact, parental engagement is very effective at predicting student achievement.

The Irreplaceables: What AR and AI Mean for the Future of Teaching #iste18

The CoolCatTeacher

One of your kids’ favorite restaurants back home had raptors from the new Jurassic Park 2030 movie taking orders as they jumped up onto tables to interact with guests. A look into the future From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Can Creativity Be Taught?

Digital Promise

In fact, 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet, says a report by the Institute for the Future and a panel of 20 tech, business, and academic experts from around the world.

A Bootcamp Down Under: Trilogy Education Extends University Tech Training Globally

Edsurge

As much as 50 percent of employees in the country could be working in roles that require programming or software skills by 2030, according to estimates in a 2016 report by the National Broadband Network and the Regional Australia Institute. As technology companies from Google to Salesforce plant roots in Australia, government and business leaders down under are trying to figure out ways to train students and workers to keep up with a changing workforce. One U.S.

What the World Can Teach the US About Education Technology

Edsurge

China’s Education Modernization 2030 Policy and Ten Year Development Plan for ICT and Education 2010-2020 are among government initiatives named that intend to improve the country’s education in the long run. Some of the conclusions may not come as a surprise in the Omidyar Network’s report on what works in scaling education technology in different regions worldwide. Governments, educators, advocacy groups and companies large and small need to work better together.

Teaching faculty to think like innovators

eSchool News

In fact, its future is unimagined; 85 percent of jobs that will exist in 2030 have yet to be created. The rapid pace of technological change has forever transformed the face of the global workplace.

These are the 5 most in-demand K-12 languages

eSchool News

Verses noted ELL (English Language Learning) students represent the fastest growing segment of the K-12 population and it is predicted that this segment will grow to 40 percent by 2030. Rosetta Stone releases a list of the most popular U.S., global language learning programs.

Welcome To Fair Haven Innovates

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Studies and experts say anywhere between 30% and 60% of jobs that are around today won’t be around by 2030. Jobs in fields like transportation, logistics, and administration are the most at risk of going extinct by 2030. 2030 may seem far off, but it is not. What a wild summer.

Colleges hoping for more public funds instead of innovating risk hurting themselves

The Christensen Institute

But her suggestion that state politicians step up and simply pump more government dollars into an expensive system ignores the reality that every day between now and 2030 10,000 baby boomers will retire, which will create huge governmental health care and pension costs.

How Do You Prepare Students for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet? Karen Cator Has Some Ideas.

Edsurge

A lot of people say that by 2030, when our current kindergartners are high school graduates, automation will have phased out many career paths that are available today. Some of the research by the McKinsey Global Institute says that by 2030 the transitions will be challenging, the transitions to different kinds of jobs. There is a lot of talk these days about robots replacing humans in the workforce, but those conversations remain largely abstract.

How to prepare students for the unknowable

eSchool News

At the same time, a survey of business leaders shows than eight in 10 (82 percent) expect that humans and machines will work as integrated teams within their organization inside of five years, and 84 percent expect that all of their workers will be digital experts by the year 2030.

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How do schools train for a workplace that doesn’t exist yet?

The Hechinger Report

As many as 800 million people worldwide could be displaced and need to find new jobs by 2030. Jobs in information technology are growing quickly and employers are trying to find ways to get kids excited about careers in the field. Sarah Gonser for The Hechinger Report.

How Much Artificial Intelligence Should There Be in the Classroom?

Edsurge

in AI technology by the year 2030, so there is almost a Sputnik-like push for the tech going on right now in China. We can build robot teachers, or even robot teaching assistants. But should we? And if the answer is yes, what’s the right mix of human and machine in the classroom? To get a fresh perspective on that question, this episode we take you to China, where a couple of us from EdSurge recently traveled for a reporting trip.

Conscious Discipline-Based Curriculum Awarded $550,000 in Funding to Rescue Neurodevelopment in Zika-Infected Babies in Grenada

techlearning

Grand Challenges Canada estimates that these “bold ideas with big impact” have the potential to save up to 1 million lives and improve up to 28 million lives by 2030. ORLANDO, Fla.

5 Reasons to Try a Whole Novel Approach in Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

She is a co-author of Teaching 2030: What We Must Do For Our Public Schools–Now and in the Future, and was featured in the book Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead Without Leaving.

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General Assembly to Be Acquired By Swiss HR Firm for $412.5 Million

Edsurge

The rise of automation also creates a critical need to re-skill workers, with as many as 375 million employees globally needing to transition to new roles by 2030. General Assembly , the New York-based provider of coding bootcamps and short-term career-focused educational programs, has reached an agreement to be acquired by the Adecco Group for $412.5 million.

Pearson’s Former Product Chief Reflects on the 4 Megatrends Shaping Global Education

Edsurge

You might be interested to find that teaching, health and hospitality services, and food preparation top the list of critical professions in 2030—along with the more obvious ones like software engineering, data science, and cyber security. ROL’ — Return on Learning According to UNESCO , by 2030, the world will add 120 million new students seeking access to higher education, including a 50 percent increase in pupils seeking education outside their home countries.

Education Looks Eastward: Snapshots from Beijing's Global Education Technology Summit

Edsurge

And government leaders have been pushing entrepreneurship, coding and artificial intelligence, setting a goal of leading the world in AI by 2030. Beijing —China is a different world when it comes to education and tech. Teachers are revered , most families spend about a third of their income on their children’s education, and most students spend at least an hour a day on some kind of online learning.

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

The Hechinger Report

But in order to predict high school graduates, WICHE’s statisticians also projected student enrollments for first grade through 2020 to 12th grade through 2030. What does the declining birthrate mean for elementary, middle and high schools across the country?

3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

Joe: Well, I’m excited, because I look out at the world, and we have – UNESCO says, by 2030, we have a teacher shortage of 25.8

The Clock Is Ticking for This Edtech Buyer to Find a Deal

Edsurge

To describe the market opportunity, he references UNESCO estimates that the world will need to serve close to a billion new learners, and add close to 45 million new teachers, by 2030. If it seems baffling that companies with no revenue can raise money from private investors ( ahem , as some edtech startups did in the early 2010’s), then EdTechX Holdings might just sound outright crazy at first.

The potential, promise and pitfalls of blended learning in India

The Hechinger Report

billion population is under 25, will need some three million new primary school teachers by 2030. billion population is under 25, will need three million new primary school teachers by 2030. “I