K–12 Educators Emphasize Personalized Learning for Class of 2030

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K–12 Educators Emphasize Personalized Learning for Class of 2030. Members of the Class of 2030 are just starting their educational careers, and they'll graduate into a world that may look very different from the one we know today. Artificial intelligence, virtual reality, data analytics and other emerging technologies are expected to take on a big role in education.

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.

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

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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. And it wouldn’t be possible without data interoperability at its core.

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MY World 360° Joins Virtual United Nations General Assembly

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Better World 2030. Better World 2030 AR app. Watch the live debut of Better World 2030 at the SDG Action Zone at 11:30pm EST on Thursday, Sept 24 , and then again at 1:00pm EST on Thursday, Sept 24 for an “Envisioning a Better World with VR/AR” session with the creator.

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

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3 Ways to Overcome High Student-Teacher Ratios and Improve Personalized Learning. According to the most recent data, student-teacher ratios in public schools currently average 16 to 1 — with some states as high as 24 to 1 — meaning regularly adjusting lessons on an individual basis is, for most teachers, aspirational at best. . VIDEO: See how K–12 educators are emphasizing personalized learning for the class of 2030.

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. Schools just aren’t going to be able to keep up with every tech development — companies can’t always keep up — so a lot of the learning will have to take place on the job. Educators are also experimenting with approaches like “project-based” and “student-centered” learning, that encourage collaboration and solving complex problems that have applications for the real world.

If We Do It Right, Teachers Plus Technology Can Free Educators to Focus More on Students

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The McKinsey Global Institute’s recent report on the future of work for women made for an interesting headline at Education Week: “Forty Percent of Elementary School Teachers’ Work Could Be Automated By 2030.” According to the report, “Many routine administrative tasks can be automated, potentially decreasing workloads and enabling teachers to spend more time on problem-solving with, and coaching, students, which could lead to better learning outcomes and increased teacher satisfaction.”

The potential, promise and pitfalls of blended learning in India

The Hechinger Report

The setting seems highly unlikely for an innovation like blended learning to take root. The Hechinger Report visited schools in India recently and talked to experts about blended learning – which includes an element of online learning with in-class instruction – and the potential it has for helping both teachers and students in the world’s second-most populous country. billion population is under 25, will need some three million new primary school teachers by 2030.

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.

Sustainable Development Goals: Writing Journals

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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. Interpret differences in shape, center, and spread in the context of the data sets, accounting for possible effects of extreme data points (outliers). Data are critical for decision making and accountability. Frame for 21st Century Learning Definitions.

How to prepare students for the unknowable

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Now more than ever before, educators have the opportunity and the imperative to engage students in learning tasks that ask them to think critically and problem-solve. According to an Institute for the Future report, “ The Next Era of Human-Machine Partnerships ,” emerging technologies like augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR), artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI), big data, cloud computing, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are going to completely transform the workplace by 2030.

Out of poverty, into the middle class

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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

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

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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. Larry Shannon-Missal, the head of data services for YouGov’s U.S. arm, tells EdSurge he thinks it’s because people associate tech in school with skill-building, such as learning how to code.

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

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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. Learning analytics. Adaptive learning systems. Three types of edtech joined the “filmstrip” category in this decade: Learning Management Systems , MOOC s, and digital badges.

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What the World Can Teach the US About Education Technology

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But what may surprise some readers of the report, released Monday, is what the United States can learn from developing nations when it comes to bringing together all parties interested in edtech. 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.

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

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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.

The Past Decade Forecasts a New Wave of Economic Opportunity in Education

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Since 2018, she has been a partner at Learn Capital, a venture capital fund focused on the global education sector. Fifty years ago, American futurist and author Alvin Toffler predicted that “the illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.” Education-focused technology that helps make use of all this information and advances learning and equality is still in its infancy.

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

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Since then, I’ve built award-winning educational CD-ROMs, led the development of formative assessment, curriculum management, and student data systems like Schoolnet and Powerschool, and most recently, managed strategy for Pearson’s $6 billion global product portfolio as its chief product strategy officer. These experiences have offered me an opportunity to learn a great deal about the state of education around the world.

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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.

K-12 is the Key to Workforce Development

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This data only takes into account the role that higher-education plays in preparing students for the modern workforce. Luckily, there is some data there as well. 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.

Who will help teachers rescue the 800 million people who can’t read or write?

The Hechinger Report

Through a series of conversations, we addressed literacy’s role in the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, closing the knowledge poverty gap, technology and the literacy leadership challenge and collective approaches to literacy leadership education. Related: Will giving greater student access to smartphones improve learning? Marcie Craig Post.

Home visiting in high school: Trying an intervention for toddlers on teenagers

The Hechinger Report

West Virginia unveiled a campaign this year for 60 percent of adults ages 25 to 64 to have earned a degree or certificate by 2030. But in this county of fewer than 19,000 residents, just 38 percent of recent high school graduates sought more education, according to the latest available data from the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. Those that you don’t see, that you haven’t set goals with, that are not working and supporting learning at home with you.”.

Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology

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My bet is that by 2040, our children will look back on this period between 2015 and 2030 in education technology much the same way internet historians look to the period 1995 to 2010 as the birth of the commercial web. The first online class we launched in 1998 was little more than flat text on webpages, and we closely followed the birth of learning management systems, meeting with both Blackboard and WebCT before they achieved their first $1 million in revenue.

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Girls Who Code: The Citizenship Question Poses ‘Dire Consequences’ for Education Equity

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After learning to code, she went on to major in computer science in college, and she is now putting her technical skills to work on a film about immigration laws. For these organizations, and for Girls Who Code, accurate census data helps determine where to focus outreach, implement programs and send resources. In our case, distorted census data would be deeply detrimental to our efforts and have dire consequences for diversity in tech all along the pipeline.

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Is California saving higher education?

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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 Related: Colleges are using big data to track students in an effort to boost graduation rates, but it comes at a cost. Data analysis is being used to pinpoint bottlenecks, such as those overcrowded courses.

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

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It’s a powerful story, but not a prediction made based on data or modeling or quantitative research into the growing (or shrinking) higher education sector. And admittedly I never learned about the Delphi method – what the New Media Consortium uses for this research project – until I became a scholar of education technology looking into the Horizon Report. What can we learn about the future by looking at the history of our imagining about education’s future.

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

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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? ,

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“ Google just announced an AI bot that could change teaching & learning…. At #nsvfsummit Stacey Childress repeats made-up statistic that 'well over half' the jobs of 2030 do not exist yet. Blockchain company Learning Machine has raised $3 million from PTB Ventures, Omidyar Network, and Learn Capital. Private equity firm Francisco Partners is acquiring Renaissance Learning and myON. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress this week about privacy, data, monopoly power, and regulations. ” Via Campus Technology : “ NYC Data Science Academy Launches Online Bootcamp.” Via Techcrunch : “ Tencent and education startup Age of Learning bring popular English-learning app ABCmouse to China.” ” Data, Surveillance, and Information Security. The Atlantic versus " learning styles."

The looming decline of the public research university

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Future of Learning. Mississippi Learning. From fiscal years 2007 to 2015, according to NSF data, federal funding for university- and college-based research grew by 8 percent nationwide. In Illinois, for instance, research output has stayed surprisingly steady as of 2015, the most recent year for which full data is available. China could catch up by 2030 based on current trends. This article appears courtesy of Washington Monthly.

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“ Artificial Intelligence: Could emerging technologies ‘humanize’ teaching & learning? ” Edsurge on the “Five Dangers of Data-Informed Student Nudging.” “ Personalized learning ” – it’s simply the best idea that money can buy (that isn’t already being paid for by Salesforce, I guess). Via Edsurge : “ VR Could Bring a New Era of Immersive Learning. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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And That Has Given It Some Eye-opening Data.” 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. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security. ” More on enrollment data from the NCES and from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center.

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Inside Higher Ed on the “Return of the College Scoreboard” : “The Department of Education published updated information on the College Scorecard Thursday, including a new feature that allows students to compare data from up to 10 institutions at once.” Via The Tennessean : “ Tennessee Promise students more likely to succeed in college, less likely to drop out, new data shows.” “ Can machine learning unlock the keys to great teaching?

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” More on how the IER, the Department of Education’s research arm, fails to protect student data in the infosec section below. ” This app is gross on so many levels – surveillance, privacy, data collection, behavior modification. ” Edsurge covers one of them , Learning Equality , which makes educational videos and textbooks available offline. “A Continuum on Personalized Learning : First Draft” by Stanford professor Larry Cuban.

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“ From the article that ”innovative teaching practice" appears to be project-based learning. Data-Protection Law Looms.” ” “Whatever happened to the promise of online learning ?” “How can online learning help Canadian colleges meet the challenges ahead?” ” In a response to protests at Reed College , The Atlantic argues “Why Everyone Should Learn About Western Civilization.”