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.

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. In his current role Mark has led the Class of 2030 and Emotion and Cognition in the Age of AI global research initiatives.

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

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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. Education Technology Project-Based Learning Learning Strategies

The potential, promise and pitfalls of blended learning in India

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billion population is under 25, will need some three million new primary school teachers by 2030. India’s education system has long lagged behind others, despite the country’s enactment of the 2009 Right to Education (RTE) ACT , which was supposed to give every child in the country the right to a full-time elementary education “of satisfactory and equitable quality.”. billion population is under 25, will need three million new primary school teachers by 2030. “I

3 Things Great Teachers Do

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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. 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 His primary responsibilities include the coordination of state chapters, STEM, virtual circles and NNSTOY Fellows, video production and technology support.

Home visiting in high school: Trying an intervention for toddlers on teenagers

The Hechinger Report

West Virginia unveiled a campaign this year for 60 percent of adults ages 25 to 64 to have earned a degree or certificate by 2030. The success of home visits has been well documented for infants and has been studied at the elementary and middle school level , but it’s an open question whether these visits make a difference for older students, according to some experts. Like elementary and middle school home visits, high school home visits are all about relationship building.

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. Knowing how to utilize this technology has allowed me to level the playing field.” Always start with teaching and learning—and add technology if it fits the lesson, Ormiston says.

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

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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. hold a Master's Degree in Multidisciplinary Studies with a certificate in Educational Technologies from the State University of New York. The ninth annual Global Education Conference starts this coming Monday!

Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” Via MIT Technology Review : “ DNA tests for IQ are coming, but it might not be smart to take one.” ” Via Campus Technology : “ NYC Data Science Academy Launches Online Bootcamp.” Edovo, which describes itself as “the most innovative carceral technology solution on the market,” has raised $12.3

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“ Can Technology-augmented Academic Advising Improve College Graduation Rates? ” 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.” (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The USA Today : “Kids on winning robotics team told, ‘Go back to Mexico’ ” The kids were from Pleasant Run Elementary School in Indianapolis. Via the MIT Technology Review : “ Andrew Ng Is Leaving Baidu in Search of a Big New AI Mission.” Google.org pledges $50 million over the next two years to support “organizations that use technology and innovation to help more children get a better education.” Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Another Duke story – The Chronicle of Higher Education looks at the school’s Technology Scholars Project: “ Steering More Women to Silicon Valley.” Rasmussen College is expanding its CBE program, Campus Technology reports. ” asks MIT Technology Review. “It’s Time For A Deeper Conversation About How Schools Use Technology ,” says KQED Mindshift. “ What will universities look like in 2030?