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 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 Teaching 2030 provides a refreshing, grounded, and lively examination of what we need to know and do in order to ensure that every public school student in America has access to qualified, caring, and effective teachers.

Cultivating Empathy In Learning

The Web20Classroom

Merriam-Webster Dictionary ) As a father and an educator, an important aspect of learning that is difficult to teach is empathy. Learn their stories, their triumphs, and struggles to better understand how they can help even though they might be a world away. The Goals interconnect and in order to leave no one behind, it is important that each Goal and target is met by 2030. You can learn more about the SDGs through a free course offered by Participate.

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The future of learning unfolding in Malawi

The Christensen Institute

Children in Malawi learning on iPads. A piece of the future of learning unfolded before me over the past week. Using iPads and software created by onebillion , a nonprofit and one of the winners of the Global Learning XPRIZE , the students received headphones from the teacher and, once the teacher unlocked the tablets with a stroke of her hand on a master iPad, began learning. Students prepare to learn on their iPads in a school in Malawi.

What Service-Learning and Global Goals Taught Us About Promoting the Greater Good


Service-learning PD, Image Credit: Weaver Elementary School Last April, the entire faculty at Bettie Weaver Elementary School spent an afternoon making rice heating pads for local elderly residents, capes for foster children to help endure long hospital stays and jump ropes braided out of plastic bags that were later given to schools in Haiti by three of our teachers. She was committed to authentic learning and connecting to the community and the environment.

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. The initiative, called Verizon Innovative Learning, gives a tablet with data plan to every student and teacher in under-resourced middle schools. With its tech-infused curriculum, Verizon Innovative Learning is changing the way teachers teach and students learn.

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

The Christensen Institute

University of California President Janet Napolitano took recently to the pages of the Washington Post to review and critique new books on the future of higher education by University Ventures Fund Managing Director Ryan Craig ( College Disrupted: The Great Unbundling of Higher Education ) and New America Foundation’s Education Policy Program Director Kevin Carey ( The End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere ).

What the Future Economy Means for How Kids Learn Today


If you were only to listen to politicians and policy makers, you could be forgiven for harboring two delusions: first, that the sole purpose of schooling is to create the workforce of the future; second, that the only place that our students learn is at school. And how can we re-think schooling to complement, not compete with, their informal learning? The growing automation of knowledge work means that, globally, we are expected to lose around 2 billion jobs by 2030.

An overview of Outcome-Based Assessment strategies by Dr. Neelakantan P. C.

Linways Technologies

The Discuss Education BarCamp was a gathering of educators, academicians, and education enthusiasts to discuss about teaching-learning, learning theories, and ways to improve learning. It still remains unanswered whether students are actually being able to achieve the learning outcomes.”. It’s being speculated that by 2030, the system of affiliation will be abolished. This ensures that the student is with you during the learning process.

The Present Moment is Our Friend

The Principal of Change

My good friend, Patrick Larkin , purchased the book for me, “ 10% Happier “ I have been enjoying it, and this quote gave me pause for personal and professional reasons: “Make the present moment your friend rather than your enemy. The grade 12 student doesn’t care about your 2030 plan as much as they value today.

Sustainable Development Goals: Writing Journals

User Generated Education

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. Learn from and working collaboratively with individuals representing diverse cultures, religions, and lifestyles in a spirit of mutual respect and open dialogue in personal, work, and community contexts. Frame for 21st Century Learning Definitions.

Educational Leadership for Social Good


I wanted to learn more about Jennifer’s perspective on edtech for social good, and after an introduction from Al, she was kind enough to meet with me via Hangout to share more of her work. She has aligned her recent work with the Sustainable Development Goals produced by the United Nations in 2015 (as an agenda for moving forward to 2030). You might also pre-order a copy of Jennifer’s upcoming book, Teach Boldly, Using EdTech for Social Good.

The Winners and Filmstrips of An (Almost) Decade in Education Technology


Marie Cini is the president of the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning. I define education technology as any tool that supports learning, digital or not. So with these guidelines in mind, I’ve chosen six areas where edtech has made an impact this decade: Learning Management Systems. OER and open books. Learning analytics. Adaptive learning systems. The real power of digital technology to increase learning remains untapped.


5 Reasons to Try a Whole Novel Approach in Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

To learn more about Wriq go to Now she does have a book on this topic, and I know that you’ll probably find it intriguing. Instead of the teacher leading the students through all of the novels, bit by bit, students receive the novel, they receive the schedule, and then they receive a lot of individualized support to actually read the book independently. I mean getting burned out on that particular book.

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10 Ways Interactive Touch Screen Displays Improve Education

ViewSonic Education

Many find that more than one display is ideal for flexible classrooms that maximize active learning. Supporting Active Learning. Interactive touch screen displays have an inherent ability to bolster active learning. As the name implies, active learning is learning through engaging with content. By becoming involved in the learning process. Countless activities facilitate active learning. Or engage with a learning game. Learn better.

Change Agents: Tech & Learning?s Most Influential People in EdTech In 2018


Each of these leaders is working in thoughtful and creative ways on the frontlines of some of today’s most pressing issues—from the way we think about learning, AI, and innovation to gun control, refugees, and student privacy. And the work of these tutors has in turn transformed students, who are growing not only in confidence and knowledge in language learning, but also in understanding and motivation. Chatterbox is offering a special discount for Tech & Learning readers.

India tries coding camps, craft centers and all-girls schools to fight illiteracy

The Hechinger Report

Education is free, lunch is free, books are free, sanitary napkins are free,’’ Ballani tells parents, urging them to visit this government-run school on the edge of the Thar Desert, where, on a warm day late last spring, 12 teachers were overseeing the education of 260 students from first grade through high school. billion people, India is second only to China in population, and will account for 25 percent of the world’s labor pool by 2030.

Welcome To Fair Haven Innovates


Oh, and I also wrote a book on teaching through entrepreneurship that will be published through EduMatch by Christmas. The video introduces my program and what students will be learning while the letter lets parents know why I made Fair Haven Innovates and how I run the program. I encourage everyone: send home a video and letter before school starts or before back to school night so everyone can be on the same page when it comes to the learning taking place in your classroom.

Doctors prescribe more Big Bird, less brainless “screen time” for young kids

The Hechinger Report

They have been studying how and at what age children come to learn words, follow stories, and grasp educational concepts that appear in ebooks, videos, and apps. Peg+Cat and other PBS shows, not to mention decades of studies of Sesame Street, show that young kids actually learn more than peers who do not have access to these research-based educational programs, especially when adults are also engaged around the media.

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Learning Revolution Events - Future of Museums Events Are This Week - AltEdFilmFest - Homeschooling - Gaming in Ed

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update July 22nd, 2014 Every individual matters. Jane Goodall The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds.

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


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. China had a reputation for copying technology from Silicon Valley, but these days the country has developed its own unique technology environment—what a new book by Kai-Fu Lee, former head of Google China, calls an “alternate internet universe.”

Learning Revolution Events - AltEdFilmFest - Homeschool+ - Gaming in Ed Call for Proposals - Open Letter from a Highly Creative Child

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update August 5th, 2014 One of the reasons people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure. Gardner The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. Interested in becoming a Learning Revolution Partner?

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3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

FREE WEBINAR ON INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING. They’re doing awesome things to drive inquiry-based learning. Join me, Richard Byrne and Monica Burns next Tuesday, October 3 for a special webinar on 10 Ideas for Excellent Inquiry-Based Learning. 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 He served as a senior developer on The Composition Book Jam and has authored numerous articles and blogs.

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 But I really appreciate those teachers that have learned how to go above and beyond to create that magic in a classroom. #3 He served as a senior developer on The Composition Book Jam and has authored numerous articles and blogs.

K-12 is the Key to Workforce Development

Mindspark Learning

Researchers predict that by 2030 85% of the jobs that exist today will no longer exist. 2030 is also when the current kindergarten class will be entering college, or the workforce, and when the current 3rd, 4th and 5th grade classes will be graduating college, if they attend. Work-based Learning Is Imperative Leverage Community Voice in Your Learning Environment. Real-World Authentic Learning Scenarios Problem-solving that Matters.

Where education systems stumble, grassroots groups step in to raise success rates

The Hechinger Report

Their goal: for 75,000 Mobile residents to earn new degrees by 2030. “It’s Carolyn Akers, CEO of a grassroots education foundation in Mobile, which is part of an effort to help 75,000 Mobile students earn new degrees by 2030. “It’s Among other things, city boosters touted Mobile’s education system to attract employers, then learned that success rates in the public schools and colleges were lower than they’d thought. Thomas Lasley II, CEO of Learn to Earn Dayton.

“The world has become my classroom! Skype has become my window to the world!” – Kristine Holloway, Canada

Daily Edventures

This year, her classroom has focused on finding solutions to the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. I also recently shared this project work at the E2 Education Exchange in Singapore as part of my presentation on Taking Teaching Global with the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.”. Inadequate access to technology can hinder students from learning the necessary skills to become successful in tomorrow’s economy.”. Favorite book: The Great Gatsby.

Digital K-12 Classroom Online Summit | Feb 21-23, 2020

A special bonus from the sponsor: the free e-Book "EdTech at School" will also be included. ** Early Bird All-Access Pass | Sales ends February 1, 2020 ** Get it for €39.90 (Euro) / $44.40 During the Digital K-12 Classroom Summit you are going to learn about all sorts of new and different technologies, so I’m going to prepare you with 5 tips and strategies to help you embrace the fear of trying something new in your classroom. Put this in your calendar ??

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Social Studies & Citizen Voice: Students Raising Their Voice on What Matters

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

We looked at the book My Little Book of Big Freedoms illustrated by Chris Riddell. The goals include targets that the whole world should be working on in order to see a better world by 2030. You can learn more information about them at [link]. Two years ago, Ms. Shelley Olin and I collaborated on a student voice project at the very end of the year.

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The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

CEFR, Plurilingualism and Pluriculturalism Win-Win Situation , Mrs. Maha Hassan, Teaching ESL Hub Chemistry Content and Modeling to Teach Climate Change and ACTION , Ashley Shunk- Biology and Chemistry Teacher, Alison Bixby Stone School Citizen Science-Led Open Data Innovation Through NASA Programs , David Lockett, STEM Teacher, Bok Academy | Denise Wright, STEM Teacher, Ocean Bay Middle School Class of 2030: We're here, so what are you waiting for? , Both books can be purchased on Amazon.

Out of poverty, into the middle class

The Hechinger Report

As emerging technologies rapidly and thoroughly transform the workplace, some experts predict that by 2030 400 million to 800 million people worldwide could be displaced and need to find new jobs. Future of Learning. Mississippi Learning. For students like Amber, who would rather do just about anything but go to school, the Pathways program serves another function: It makes learning engaging, maybe even fun, and possibly keeps her in school and on track to graduate. “I

The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

Hack Education

One of my favorites: “Books will soon be obsolete in schools,” Thomas Edison said in 1913. And from 2013, by Harvard Business School professor, author of the book The Innovator’s Dilemma , and popularizer of the phrase “disruptive innovation,” Clayton Christensen: “In fifteen years from now, half of US universities may be in bankruptcy. What can we learn about the future by looking at the history of our imagining about education’s future.

Is California saving higher education?

The Hechinger Report

Then she was summoned to the financial aid office, where she learned that the university, part of the California State University System, was giving her a grant of up to $1,500 to help her get across the finish line. “I Meanwhile, all but four states are spending less on higher education, per student, than they did in 2008 , according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a liberal-learning think thank. Jaelyn Deas at her work-study job at San Jose State University.

Week of January 17, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. on teaching and learning. Responding to requests from educators, Primary Source will facilitate a FREE worldwide book discussion, or "Global Read," featuring an online discussion forum followed by a "live" web-based session. Then check out these tips and tricks from Tom Kuhlmann, author of the Rapid E-Learning Blog.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The seller: Book Dog Books. Via Techcrunch : “ Tencent and education startup Age of Learning bring popular English-learning app ABCmouse to China.” The incentive-based learning program covers a variety of areas, including literacy, college course work, cognitive behavioral therapy and vocational training. Techcrunch reports that “ Sesame Street turns to Kickstarter to fund autism book.” The Atlantic versus " learning styles."

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Economy by 2030.” “Education recoded: policy mobilities in the international ‘ learning to code ’ agenda” by Ben Williamson, Annika Bergviken Rensfeldt, Catarina Player-Koro, and Neil Selwyn. Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “3 Takeaways From a Book-Length Federal Report on ‘The Condition of Education’ ” Via The Atlantic : “An Unusual Idea for Fixing School Segregation.”