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.

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. But if we’re going to ensure the class of 2030 succeeds, our current education system needs an overhaul and a refreshed focus, according to a new report from Microsoft. 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 We don’t have as much time as I thought we did to redesign education and prepare our students for the future,” said Dr. David Gundlach, the deputy superintendent of Wisconsin’s Oshkosh Area School District (OASD), during CoSN 2019. “It’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. But if we’re going to ensure the class of 2030 succeeds, our current education system needs an overhaul and a refreshed focus, according to a new report from Microsoft. 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.

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., That’s why everyone in every community needs to rethink education.” “New The U.S.

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. Also impressive was a stark, post human future by Eric Cooke , and want to share it at length because of its extreme vision: [I]f I am still alive by 2030, I hope to have a wise and erudite AI tutor and mentor.

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 In the raging controversy over the purpose of public education and how to fix the nation''s underperforming schools, the voices of America''s best teachers are seldom heard.

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

eSchool News

What you need to know: As the nation faces a surge in Covid-19 cases, and schools continue to grapple with uncertainty and closures, Verizon is providing additional support and remote learning resources for educators, students and parents.

The Pandemic Will Leave More Students Unprepared For College. Developmental Education Must Help.

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Nearly 20 million students were projected to attend an institution of higher education in the United States during the fall 2020 semester, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. As a result, states started defunding developmental education.

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.” The report’s case study of elementary education teachers points to an automation trend that could be a good thing for teachers and students. But the mountain of academic and nonacademic tasks educators must tackle each day often leaves them doing triage.

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. CoSN leaders recognized the significance of this dynamic in this year’s conference theme , “Envision 2030,” a nod to the fact that the Class of 2030 is just starting their educational journey.

Educating Students Equitably Through Collaborative Action

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Despite the racial differences, Dr. Booker explained in recent years there has been a community-wide effort to improve the area’s competitiveness through education. Education and community partnerships are needed to build all these types of capital. By Robert Low.

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. A good deal of research shows the benefits of interactive touch screen displays in early childhood education. Moving up to higher education. There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for ideal classroom display solutions.

MY World 360° Joins Virtual United Nations General Assembly

Digital Promise

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.

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. 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.

Educational Leadership for Social Good

EdTechTeam

Our teammate and Events Director, Al Thomas , a former principal himself, ran the Education Leaders Network Playground, which featured 28 sessions for leaders by leaders, and one session in particular stood out when we talked about it… a session called Leading EdTech Initiatives for Social Good by Jennifer Williams , author of Teach Boldly. But the planet will need all hands on deck, especially in countries where educators have the resources that allow them to be reading this post.

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

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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.

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.

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. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 10/05/2018 - 08:55. At the annual Tinker Fair in De Queen, Ark., In every direction, robots are dancing, racing or manipulating objects, as servo motors whir and LED lights glow. .

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. Subscribe to the Show Mark Sparvell – Bio As Submitted Mark Sparvell is an experienced educator with over 25 years experience leading learning for schools, systems, higher-ed and professional associations.

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

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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

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?. Educators and adults working with students under age 18 are welcome to share their students’ media. 360 Story Lab Blog Educators Learning Experience Design

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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. Maia Sharpley’s career in education includes serving in executive positions with the New York City Department of Education, Kaplan and Charter Schools USA. Since 2018, she has been a partner at Learn Capital, a venture capital fund focused on the global education sector. During the past decade, we have seen only the beginning of changes in the education industry.

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4 ways teens can jumpstart their careers from home

eSchool News

While they may not be able to have the same in-person summer experiences they traditionally look forward to, young people can still have a fun and educational summer with their friends by taking part in virtual opportunities – even preparing them for future careers.

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. Education Technology Movers and Shakers Community

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

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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. As for MOOCs, in 2012, the elites in higher education discovered online learning, which many others felt they had already invented and improved over the previous 15 years.

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

Digital Promise

Their immersive stories will be screened at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on September 24 and 25, days on which heads of state and government from around the world will gather to comprehensively review progress in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 SDGs. 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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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. The resource from KnowledgeWorks notes that educators are in a unique position to help students build the employability skills that will support them as they embrace lifelong learning.

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. Then a local education foundation discovered that those high school graduation rates were based on a formula that made them look much higher than they actually were — nearly 20 percentage points below the national average. Education helps people grow.

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. Using [the online tool] mysimpleshow, volunteers are encouraged to explain details and background of these 17 Global Goals of the Agenda 2030 in short and entertaining explainer videos.

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. so as teachers, we should also reinvent ourselves and facilitators of education. It’s being speculated that by 2030, the system of affiliation will be abolished.

When nurses are needed most, nursing programs aren’t keeping up with demand

The Hechinger Report

Higher education was struggling to keep up with the skyrocketing demand for nurses even before the Covid crisis. That doesn’t include the number turned away by community colleges, which educate a large number of beginning nurses. Sign up for our higher education newsletter.

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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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. 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? It’s impossible for education to be an equalizer if budgets don’t meet every kid’s needs. If education financing systems could talk, they would say middle- and upper-class Americans don’t like paying for the education of poor children.