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. Artificial intelligence, virtual reality, data analytics and other emerging technologies are expected to take on a big role in education. There are rapid and sustained technological changes that are reshaping work.

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


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

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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.

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.

What the World Can Teach the US About Education Technology


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

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


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.

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


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. But today, edtech is commonly understood to mean digital technology. The real power of digital technology to increase learning remains untapped.


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.

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


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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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. The evolution of society and technology places tremendous demands on K–12 leaders , and yet this same challenge can yield immense satisfaction. 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.

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. Teachers often report that increased attentiveness and engagement are the top benefits of teaching with interactive display technology. This motivating impact of interactive displays is seen at every level of education. Moving up to higher education.

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. Current K–12 students will face a dynamically different work environment as industries integrate emerging technology in new and creative ways.

Educational Leadership for Social Good


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

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


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


As technology companies from Google to Salesforce plant roots in Australia, government and business leaders down under are trying to figure out ways to train students and workers to keep up with a changing workforce. 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. But the company doesn't want to become an online education service provider.

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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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. 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 eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 10/05/2018 - 08:55. At the annual Tinker Fair in De Queen, Ark.,

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?. Recognizing the experiential storytelling potential of immersive technologies, the UN SDG Action Campaign , Digital Promise, and Oculus invite young creators (ages 5-24) worldwide to join the global MY World 360?

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


I started working with classroom technology in 1989 at The Dalton School in New York City. 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. That’s six times the total number of higher education students in the U.S.

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.

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.

Community Colleges Have Long Powered the Economy. To Sustain That Role, They Must Innovate.


The marriage between industry, community colleges, and career and technical education is real. This need is urgent due to the demographic, economic and technological changes shaping the workforce. What was called “vocational education” in the 1984 Carl D.

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.

Here’s What Happened When One University Asked Everyone for Ideas to Reinvent Campus


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

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.

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


Specifically, 63 percent of surveyed parents said they were concerned about their kids spending too much time on devices at home, while at the same time 86 percent of the group said they view tech in school as helpful to educating their child. Whereas when they think of technology in the home, they are thinking of eyes glued to smartphones and tablets—that sort of thing,” Shannon-Missal says. Education Technology Surveys Research

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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. Let me identify what I see as the key bits for the future of higher education and technology. Automation technologies may widen these disparities at a time when workforce mobility is at historic lows. economics education and technology futures

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. As educators Lynne Schrum and Sandi Sumerfield wrote for ISTE last year: “Robotics and coding provide hands-on and creative opportunities for learners to invent, solve problems, and create — perhaps the most appropriate implementation of STEM.”

How do schools train for a workplace that doesn’t exist yet?

The Hechinger Report

Jobs in information technology are growing quickly and employers are trying to find ways to get kids excited about careers in the field. This story is part of our Map to the Middle Class project , where we ask readers what they want us to investigate about educational pathways to financial stability. As many as 800 million people worldwide could be displaced and need to find new jobs by 2030.

Kinders Can Code — Featuring the Voices of Lisa Guardino & Shea Smith


As Tech TOSAs, we are tasked with helping to meaningfully integrate technology into our seven sites. Flourish in 2030. Our kindergarteners will graduate in 2030. Is the activity we are asking our students to do preparing them for life in 2030? Let’s find ways to incorporate computational thinking and computer science into our curriculum and give our students an opportunity to flourish in 2030.

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


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. For us, data is not only the future; our students and educators deserve it now.

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


However, teachers find it challenging to build strong relationships with their parents, mainly due to language, technology, and perception barriers. Taking on accessible technology. If you’re adopting a new tool to communicate with your students’ families, check to make sure they have the required technology and Internet connection to receive and respond to your messages. 5 million students are English Language Learners, and that figure is projected to triple by 2030.

As New England Liberal Arts Colleges Struggle Financially, One Pins Hopes on Health Care Majors


Since 2015, 14 institutions in New England have closed and nine have merged, says Barbara Brittingham, president of the New England Commission of Higher Education. Trouble in New England By 2030, the number of high school graduates in New England is projected to decline 25 percent from its peak in 2007, according to a report from EY Parthenon, which could disproportionately affect small campuses that draw from local communities.

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


On the other side of that equation are educators, who often draw from their own learning experiences in K-12 and higher education to inform their instruction. 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. I think we also can leverage the power of communication technologies.

Look Here: Predicting 2020 Requires 20/20 Vision

EdNews Daily

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. Is there a silver bullet to this downward spiral in student enrollment, or will public education be irreparably changed? We’re in an inverse growth model, diametrically opposed to where education was 150 years ago. By LeiLani Cauthen.

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