K–12 Educators Emphasize Personalized Learning for Class of 2030

EdTech Magazine

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.

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. The report outlines a number of factors contributing to the need to overhaul the education system. How to help the class of 2030 adapt for a different future.

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How this district is preparing students for 2030–and beyond

eSchool News

Whether we like it or not, the fourth industrial revolution is fundamentally changing the way the world works–and educators have to rise to the task of preparing students for 2030 and beyond. “We Are we preparing our students for a career that will exist in 2030, or not?”.

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. The results are engaging and diverse, illustrating neatly the wide range of education futuring. future of education

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. Education secretary Betsy DeVos, along with a handful of officials from the Office of EdTech , convened education leaders and entrepreneurs in Washington, D.C., That’s why everyone in every community needs to rethink education.” “New The U.S.

#9: 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. The report outlines a number of factors contributing to the need to overhaul the education system. How to help the class of 2030 adapt for a different future.

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

The Christensen Institute

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.” Education Blog

10 Ways Interactive Touch Screen Displays Improve Education

ViewSonic Education

That it works so well should come as no surprise to seasoned educators. By 2030, 30 to 40 percent of jobs will require strong social-emotional skills. This motivating impact of interactive displays is seen at every level of education. Moving up to higher education.

Educational Leadership for Social Good

EdTechTeam

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). TeachSDGs : School leaders and educators can take the pledge to TeachSDGs!

K–12 Educators Embrace Ingenuity and Adaptation to Prepare Students for the Future

EdTech Magazine

K–12 Educators Embrace Ingenuity and Adaptation to Prepare Students for the Future. It’s also close to home for educators, who are tasked with preparing the next generation of professionals. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 07/02/2019 - 13:59.

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

Edsurge

This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology. Maia Sharpley’s career in education includes serving in executive positions with the New York City Department of Education, Kaplan and Charter Schools USA.

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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.

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CoSN 2019: How Teachers Can Revolutionize the Future of Education

EdTech Magazine

CoSN 2019: How Teachers Can Revolutionize the Future of Education. When it comes to educational innovations to prepare students for the future, Yong Zhao, foundation distinguished professor at the University of Kansas School of Education , believes educators are stuck in a loop.

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

Edsurge

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. 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.

Ready to Become a MY World 360? Creator?

Digital Promise

As we approach 2020—the start of a “decade of action” leading up to the 2030 deadline set for achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—we are pleased to announce the launch of a new round of MY World 360?. 360 Story Lab Blog Educators Learning Experience Design

What the World Can Teach the US About Education Technology

Edsurge

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. By many measures, the country’s education technology ecosystem is small. And yet, Chilean education expenditure as a percent of GDP (5.35 Extending access to education technology beyond schools is also key.

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

Edsurge

This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology. I define education technology as any tool that supports learning, digital or not. An abacus is an educational technology, as is the slide rule.

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

Edsurge

Trilogy Education Services announced today that it is expanding its services to help Monash University in Melbourne, Australia launch a bootcamp-style tech training program. Colleges pay Trilogy to create and market short-term tech training programs, often hosted through a continuing-education arm. But the company doesn't want to become an online education service provider. Education Technology Workforce Training Future of Work Higher Education

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

EdTech Magazine

District Tinker-Fests and Hackathons Rev Up Student Interest in STEM Education. science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education is put into action. More important, STEM education crosses traditional disciplines and helps prepare students for future employment.

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. He spoke on assessment strategies in the Outcome-Based Education (OBE) framework.

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

The Hechinger Report

Among other things, the boosters who pitched international companies to come and do business in this port city promised that its high quality of education would guarantee a steady supply of skilled employees. Their goal: for 75,000 Mobile residents to earn new degrees by 2030. “It’s

Youth-Created 360? Films at the United Nations General Assembly

Digital Promise

The event is the first UN summit on the SDGs since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda in September 2015. 360 Story Lab Educators Learning Experience Design Students

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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. Boston, MA: Pearson Education.

Education can be the great equalizer, but it isn’t yet

The Hechinger Report

When it comes to education spending, middle-income Americans typically don’t put their money where their mouth is. How often do we hear politicians and parents wax poetic about education being the great equalizer?

Looking for a Summer Volunteer Opportunity?

Ask a Tech Teacher

I have written in the past about mysimpleshow , an easy and clever way educators can create explainer videos. Mysimpleshow is aligned with simpleshow foundation , a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the world.

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

Edsurge

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. Education Technology Movers and Shakers Community

5 strategies to navigate the future of learning

eSchool News

Advances in smart technologies and the knowledge needed to power them are paving the way for new kinds of educational opportunities–and a new guide offers a look at five strategies that will prove instrumental to the future of learning.

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

Edsurge

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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Goldman Sachs looks at higher education, very darkly

Bryan Alexander

Goldman Sachs shared their analysis of higher education for investors a few weeks ago, and it’s an important document for people in higher education to consider.

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. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary Learning

Is California saving higher education?

The Hechinger Report

It’s one example of the many ways that California is taking on seemingly intractable problems that are plaguing higher education nationwide. But California, with a higher education budget for 2019-2020 of $18.5 Department of Education says.). Department of Education reports.

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. By providing all parents with the same information in a language they understand, they have an equal opportunity to be involved in their children’s education.

Want Change In Education? Look Beyond The Usual Suspects (Like Finland)

MindShift

Each is part of a distinct global effort underway right now to identify important innovations in education and to help them spread. The Potential of Education Innovations to Rapidly Accelerate Progress.” announced a goal to sell only electric vehicles by 2030.

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.

The changing geography of work: a new report

Bryan Alexander

McKinsey just published a new report, “The future of work in America: People and places, today and tomorrow” ( summary ; longer document ), looking ahead to 2030 after new technologies have had some impact. At the same time McKinsey sees education correlated with economic growth.