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 elementary school teachers do much more than take attendance, prepare handouts and teach foundational knowledge and skills.

What Service-Learning and Global Goals Taught Us About Promoting the Greater Good


Service-learning PD, Image Credit: Weaver Elementary School Last April, the entire faculty at Bettie Weaver Elementary School spent an afternoon making rice heating pads for local elderly residents, capes for foster children to help endure long hospital stays and jump ropes braided out of plastic bags that were later given to schools in Haiti by three of our teachers.

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3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

The Kids Discover online platform lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners at three different lexiles. For guests and hyperlinks to resources, scroll down. Joe: Well, I’m excited, because I look out at the world, and we have – UNESCO says, by 2030, we have a teacher shortage of 25.8

Out of poverty, into the middle class

The Hechinger Report

Elementary school: hated it,” Amber says. 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. But we have the infrastructure: We have a large housing authority, plenty of low-cost housing, resources like the International Institute and Community Teamwork and a public transportation system.”

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


As survivors of the mass shooting at the Florida school that took the lives of 17 people, Hoth, together with fellow-student Samantha Hysa and teacher Gregory Pittman, aim to share resources as well as knowledge of media relations, political engagement, and civic galvanization with students. But as the debates rage, new laws proliferate, and technology continues to advance at breakneck speed, the good news is that there are a ton of resources available for educators.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Ozelle Stephen, Rev/Director of Education, Miridians Elementary School, Centre of Enabling Support Foundation, Uganda Access to Quality education Opportunities, Good Health + Well-being for all. Amanda is the recipient of the Roger Grizzard Innovative Educator Award, Weatherford ISD Teacher of the Year, 2015 Curtis Elementary Teacher of the Year, 2015 Region XI Teacher of the Year Finalist, 2017 Great Educators Matter Award, and 2017 + 2019 ISTE Presidential Bronze Volunteer Service Award.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Getting Smart : “Using Robots to Teach Elementary Students About Human Nature.” ” A new report from Data & Society : “ Privacy, Security, and Digital Inequality – How Technology Experiences and Resources Vary by Socioeconomic Status, Race, and Ethnicity.” Resources , But Grasp Is Surface-Level, Survey Finds.” (National) Education Politics.

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Via The USA Today : “Kids on winning robotics team told, ‘Go back to Mexico’ ” The kids were from Pleasant Run Elementary School in Indianapolis. ” One of the resources I use to pull together this list of education stories has been RealClear Education. “By 2030 students will be learning from robots ,” the World Economic Forum claims. Education Politics.

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And there’s some human resources news in the HR section below too. ” “In my book, there’s no reason why children in elementary schools can’t be launching their own businesses,” [says founder] Rebekah Neumann. “ What will universities look like in 2030? The Online Learning Efficacy Research Database , which launched this week, is a searchable resource of academic studies that was created in response to skepticism about online education.”