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

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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. Education secretary Betsy DeVos, along with a handful of officials from the Office of EdTech , convened education leaders and entrepreneurs in Washington, D.C., Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary LearningThe U.S.

5 Ways To Bring SEL Into Edtech Classroom Use

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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.

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

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To try to better understand this dynamic and fast-changing environment, thousands of entrepreneurs and education leaders from 34 countries gathered here this week for the Global Education Technology Summit. 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.”

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

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Over the past 25 years, multiple waves of education technology and innovation have slowly washed into America’s schools and colleges. Along the way, innovators have often over-promised and under-delivered, causing many smart people to wonder if we’re now in a frothy bubble of irrational exuberance, most eloquently summarized by Audrey Watters in Hack Education, who worries that “education technology [merely] serves as a ’Trojan Horse’ of sorts, carrying.

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

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This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology. Some call it “The Rise of the Machines” for the convergence of multiple technologies: artificial intelligence, big data, data science, robotics plus virtual and augmented reality.

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

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Hoth is cofounder and president of Students Speak Up (SSU), a nonprofit formed through the power of technology to promote civic engagement among youth to empower them to speak up to change gun laws. His generation, Hoth says, has “used technology and underestimation to our advantage.

STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future

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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. MORE FROM EDTECH: See how K–12 schools and companies are partnering to prepare their students for a digitally driven workforce! Google+.

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

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science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education is put into action. The Tinker Fair is the culmination of three years of a robust K–12 STEM curriculum , says Nena Land, technology coordinator for De Queen Public Schools , which serves roughly 2,500 ­students across five schools. “We

Educational Leadership for Social Good

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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. An early adopter of iPads Jennifer remains dedicated to using technology in schools for a social purpose.

The 2020 Learning Revolution daily online conference starts today!

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The 2020 Learning Revolution daily online conference starts today! Here are the sessions that have been scheduled so far : Teaching Visual Literacy Through Fake News with Dr. Lesley S. Farmer, Professor of Library Media || Interested to learn new ways to communicate, collaborate, and connect?

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

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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 Put this in your calendar ??

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

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Clint Carlson, Director of Education Technology, Istanbul International Community School When Curie Meets Cassatt: Infusing the Engineering Design Process for Global Teaching and Learning , Dr. Helen Teague, Adjunct Professor, Concordia University + Grand Canyon University Where Do We Grow From Here?:

Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. “ Google ’s got our kids,” says The Outline. Google had a big event this week – you know, the one where tech journalists do the company’s marketing work for them by writing up every announcement made on stage in its own, separate article. “ Chromebooks are ready for your next coding project,” says the Google blog.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. “ Artificial Intelligence: Could emerging technologies ‘humanize’ teaching & learning? “ Will these four technology trends change education in India?

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” Speaking of predictions about the “future of work,” Campus Technology says that “ Skills Deficit Will Imperil U.S. Economy by 2030.” ” From the Google blog : “ Google Science Fair 2018 : Resources for educators to get ideas flowing.” ” Also from the Google blog : “More tools for homeschoolers.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Google’s blog : “ Howard University opens a new campus at the Googleplex.” ” It’s a three-month summer program with classes taught by Google engineers and Howard faculty. Via the MIT Technology Review : “ Andrew Ng Is Leaving Baidu in Search of a Big New AI Mission.” Via The Verge : “ Google built a new app so your kids can have a Google account, too.” Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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“ President Trump Earmarks $200 Million in Federal Grants for STEM , Computer Science Programs ,” says Edsurge , later swooning that “ Google , Facebook , Amazon Among Tech Titans Committing $300 Million to K–12 Computer Science.” ” Via EdScoop : “Two edtech champions to join White House offices as fellows.” “ Can Technology-augmented Academic Advising Improve College Graduation Rates? (National) Education Politics.

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

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Thursday: The Future of Museums Conference will be a free, online, collaborative global conversation about technology, museums, and the future. As part of the International Global Libraries Initiative, facilitates citizens’ access to modern technology. Thursday, July 24th at 9:30am Future of Museums Conference , Join a collaborative global conversation about technology, museums, and the future. Udacity’s Nanodegrees: Edtech’s Challenge To College Credentials?