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. For example, these themes appear: automation of the economy, automating learning, flipping the classroom, shortened attention spans, lectures in decline or triumph, mobile devices as enabler or enemy to learning, data analytics, interdisciplinarity, development of new competencies, and assessment.

5 Ways To Bring SEL Into Edtech Classroom Use

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Mark Sparvell cites current research about what students really want in their classroom and how social-emotional learning relates to education technology. Sponsor : Urkund Urkund is great as a plagiarism prevention tool and connects with most common Learning Management Systems like Google Classroom, Moodle, and Canvas or as a stand-alone web tool or by email.

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Bett Daily News Roundup – Wednesday 22nd January

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Microsoft’s keynote led with new research that examined what teachers would need in the classroom of 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 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.

How to pave the way for innovation in the classroom

Neo LMS

Tune in to find out a few strategies teachers can use right away to encourage any human brain to come up with great ideas and pave the way to innovation in the classroom. A few ways to nurture innovation in the classroom. Before getting into the meaty HOW, one thing needs to be clear: there is no perfect way to to bring innovation in the classroom, there are only thousands of ways to do it. Look around you and steal any idea that can improve any aspect of your classroom.

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5 Reasons to Try a Whole Novel Approach in Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

5 Reasons to Try a Whole Novel Approach in Your Classroom. Vicki: Today we are talking to Ariel Sacks about Five Reasons to Try a Whole Novel Approach in the Classroom. Whole Novels for a Whole Classroom: a Student Centered Approach by Ariel Sacks. Vicki: So what’s your first reason to try a whole novel approach in your classroom? Ariel Sacks on episode 185 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Verizon launches free trainings and tools to help educators navigate digital instruction

eSchool News

In 2019, Verizon launched its first 5G-enabled Verizon Innovative Learning classroom, with the goal of 100 by 2021. The company is committed to providing 10 million youths with digital skills training by 2030.

Kurani Design Firm Aims to Re-Imagine the Classroom

K-12 Schools - Education News

Kurani, a design firm that partners with schools and adult education centers in the US and beyond to create learning spaces where knowledge can thrive, is attempting to rethink the classroom. ” The Kurani team, led by Danish Kurani, combines architects, urbanists, anthropologists and researchers to design 21st century classroom prototypes and urban campuses in the US, Australia and Brazil.

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

EdTechnocation.com

for February 21-23, 2020 for the Collaboration in the Digital K-12 Classroom online summit ! The Collaboration in the Digital K-12 Classroom Online Summit is a global online only event brings together innovative global educators to share and explore best digital classroom practices that initiate collaboration, help students achieve higher academic results, and develop 21st-century thinking skills. Put this in your calendar ??

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3 things to consider when introducing a K-12 coding or robotics program

eSchool News

estimates there will be 50 million new technology jobs created by 2030 as automation transforms the workforce. Related content: 11 educators share how they bring coding into the classroom. K-12 teachers and administrators have been listening to policy makers and industry leaders warn of the need for computer science instruction in U.S. schools for years. And the evidence they cite is compelling. For instance…. Global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co.

Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Gives Away 1 Million Bars To Teachers Across America

eSchool News

Whatever shape it takes, it’s a constant in classrooms: the spot where teachers keep snacks for any student who needs one, for any reason at all. Teachers dig deep into their own pockets to provide well-stocked classrooms and care packages that set their students up for success. “With a mix of in-person, hybrid and virtual classrooms and online learning, teachers’ jobs are even more challenging. The drawer, the cabinet, the station, the bin.

3 key parts of a K-12 coding or robotics program

eSchool News

estimates there will be 50 million new technology jobs created by 2030 as automation transforms the workforce. Related content: 11 educators share how they bring coding into the classroom. K-12 teachers and administrators have been listening to policy makers and industry leaders warn of the need for computer science instruction, such as a coding or robotics program, in U.S. schools for years. And the evidence they cite is compelling. For instance….

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

Linways Technologies

We need to start the changes from our own classrooms. Let’s our classrooms be the labs whereby we explore and try to inculcate that spirit of inquisitiveness in each student.”. It’s being speculated that by 2030, the system of affiliation will be abolished. So by 2030, teachers need to adapt to the new system, and it’s never too early to rethink about the way we do things now. But there should be a variety of other assessment methods beginning from the classrooms.

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

EdTech4Beginners

Strong parent-teacher partnerships are key to student success in the classroom. They are hearing from parents they haven’t been able to reach before, building stronger home-school connections, and helping students thrive in the classroom. 5 million students are English Language Learners, and that figure is projected to triple by 2030. Engaging non-English speaking parents is key to helping ELL students thrive in the classroom.

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

Daily Edventures

For MIE Expert Kristine Holloway, some of the most fun and exciting days in her classroom involve problems. This year, her classroom has focused on finding solutions to the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. Skype in the Classroom. Through Skype in the Classroom I can connect my class to other students and experts from around the world,” Holloway shares with us. “We Skype in the Classroom is my favorite tech tool to empower my students to achieve more.”.

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

Edsurge

For one, the poll of about 1,000 parents with kids under the age of 18—conducted by public opinion and data company YouGov—found that parents have more positive feelings about their kids using tech in the classroom, as opposed to at home. He points to the report on the Class of 2030, which he says found that “everybody was focused on social and emotional skills.”

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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. SEL in the Classroom Through Digital Integration. Google Classroom is an engaging and useful collaborative tool. It is the gateway to G-Suite for Education, which was built to promote collaboration and communication in the classroom.

3 Ways to Overcome High Student-Teacher Ratios and Improve Personalized Learning

EdTech Magazine

VIDEO: See how K–12 educators are emphasizing personalized learning for the class of 2030. Use Classroom Technology to Fill the Gaps. While innovation in learning technology can provide significant relief for oversaturated classrooms, it does not automatically fix the problem. Where classroom technology can shine, however, is making a teacher’s time more malleable. . 3 Ways to Overcome High Student-Teacher Ratios and Improve Personalized Learning. eli.zimmerman_9856.

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. The reality of their future classroom will be improved and augmented by technology, but they will partner with the emerging technology to create powerful classrooms full of learning. 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. Time, she notes, is one of the biggest factors limiting the cultivation of creativity in the classroom. “We’re

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. To nurture these, teachers will have to relinquish some control of their classrooms to students , a proposal Cator has found to be difficult for many educators.

10 Ways Interactive Touch Screen Displays Improve Education

ViewSonic Education

There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for ideal classroom display solutions. Most classrooms benefit (hugely) from at least one interactive touch screen display. Many find that more than one display is ideal for flexible classrooms that maximize active learning. It’s one of the greatest advantages these dynamic devices bring to the classroom. And they need to be using these classroom tech tools in ways that develop these critical skills.

Students Face a Troubling Skills Gap Around Career Readiness. We’re Fixing It With Data.

Edsurge

The goal as we see it is something we call “60x30TX,” or 60 percent of Texas adults ages 25-34 will hold a degree by 2030 The Dallas County Promise philosophy is this: If we can help all students—every one—build a career readiness plan that’s both exciting and realistic for them, we can come together as a community to help them obtain the financial aid and other support they need to make their dreams a reality.

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Educational Leadership for Social Good

EdTechTeam

I was impressed by Jennifer’s background as a classroom teacher, speech pathologist, and principal with interests in global studies, cross-cultural collaboration, and a peace curriculum. 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). Schools or individual classrooms can sign up to participate.

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

Edsurge

Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology who has been championing digital learning since long before the term “digital learning” was being thrown around—back when she was still a classroom teacher in Alaska. 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. That's some of the most helpful professional development that we know of—classroom coaching.

Cultivating Empathy In Learning

The Web20Classroom

I taught middle school for my entire classroom career. And perhaps, more importantly, students could hold the solutions to many of these problems if schools and classrooms were places where they could explore and ideate. The Goals interconnect and in order to leave no one behind, it is important that each Goal and target is met by 2030. Microsoft also has a free course and tons more resources to explore like Skype in the Classroom Events, Virtual Field Trips and more.

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.

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. And schools are welcoming business leaders like Burns into their classrooms. 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.

Look Here: Predicting 2020 Requires 20/20 Vision

EdNews Daily

Families are just saying “No” to the public classroom experience and instead are opting for homeschooling, charter and magnet schools, virtual schools or a blending of multiple options. If trends continue unabated, by 2030 we may be looking at nearly 50 percent of school-aged children walking away from traditional public education in this country. It’s the 800-pound gorilla in the classroom. By LeiLani Cauthen.

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The future of learning unfolding in Malawi

The Christensen Institute

On the math side of the classroom, another student used a number line on the screen to solve double-digit subtraction problems. Roughly 200 second-grade students sit in their classroom in a school in Malawi. The teacher also talked about how the use of technology to ease the overcrowding they face in the classroom is a significant benefit, and how helpful it is when “the teacher becomes a facilitator.”. Children in Malawi learning on iPads.

Welcome To Fair Haven Innovates

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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. People can’t always imagine learning in a classroom that they didn’t grow up in. Studies and experts say anywhere between 30% and 60% of jobs that are around today won’t be around by 2030. 2030 may seem far off, but it is not. What a wild summer.

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

Edsurge

I started working with classroom technology in 1989 at The Dalton School in New York City. 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. We taught sixth-grade students ancient history through an archaeology simulation we developed on black-and-white Macintosh computers.

3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

He does a lot of work with NNSTOY, and he is actually a full time classroom teacher teaching creativity and innovation. 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 It used to be 30-40% of my kids wanted to be a classroom teacher. So great classroom teachers understand how to look outside of the box. 3 Great Teachers bring their authentic selves into the classroom.

3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

It is a perfect inquiry-based tool you can use in your classroom and with your students. He does a lot of work with NNSTOY, and he is actually a full time classroom teacher teaching creativity and innovation. 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 It used to be 30-40% of my kids wanted to be a classroom teacher. 3 Great Teachers bring their authentic selves into the classroom.

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. “There won’t be enough state dollars for all the things you used to do in the classroom,” Griffith said. 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