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. These examples are promising, and we need many, many more of them,” Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said during a brief speech at the event. 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.

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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.

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

EdTech Magazine

The World Economic Forum predicts, for example, major disruptions in the world of work. 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.

Sustainable Development Goals: Writing Journals

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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. Instagram Example: Source: [link].

Chasing financial inclusion is a red herring—economic inclusion should be the goal

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For example, when senior bank officials realized that many of their agribusiness customers would succeed by marketing their products in faraway markets, the bank officials helped their clients set up cooperatives.

Can Creativity Be Taught?

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In fact, 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet, says a report by the Institute for the Future and a panel of 20 tech, business, and academic experts from around the world.

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

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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.

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3 Ways to Overcome High Student-Teacher Ratios and Improve Personalized Learning

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VIDEO: See how K–12 educators are emphasizing personalized learning for the class of 2030. For example, we give tokens to teens who are struggling with a certain topic but refuse to give up, or to younger students who are having an exceptionally focused day. .

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

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They are a perfect example of what you get when you simply transfer analog practice to digital form and don’t make use of the advantages of the new medium. This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology.

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Look Here: Predicting 2020 Requires 20/20 Vision

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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. By LeiLani Cauthen. Nearly every school district in America is seeing some degree of student attrition.

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Some Very Bad News about the UNESCO OER Recommendation

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One need only look to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to see an example of this being true. In the past we’ve seen examples of how poorly constructed definitions can create chaos in these kinds of grant programs. The tl;dr.

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10 Ways Interactive Touch Screen Displays Improve Education

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By 2030, 30 to 40 percent of jobs will require strong social-emotional skills. In this example, Mazur didn’t employ an interactive touch screen. There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for ideal classroom display solutions. Fortunately, schools have options.

How Much Artificial Intelligence Should There Be in the Classroom?

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in AI technology by the year 2030, so there is almost a Sputnik-like push for the tech going on right now in China. I think the machine will part of the teaching job, but most of the job of a teacher [which humans are not doing well] are actually more important, for example communicating with students one-on-one and understanding students' emotion, their character, how to build their characters. We can build robot teachers, or even robot teaching assistants. But should we?

Can Work Be Dignified in an Automated World?

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McKinsey predicts that somewhere between 400 million and 800 million people will lose their jobs by 2030 as a result of automation. And so, to give a concrete example, one of my colleagues at the University of Michigan who is a sociologist spent 10 years interviewing and talking to people.

10 years later, goal of getting more Americans through college is way behind schedule

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Tennessee, for example, which famously made its community colleges free, is on target to have 55 percent of its residents possess certificates or degrees two years ahead of the 2025 deadline, outgoing Gov.

Doctors prescribe more Big Bird, less brainless “screen time” for young kids

The Hechinger Report

Today’s preschoolers — the class of 2030 —will still need to be able to read in the traditional sense. For example, consider the lessons of a program in Milbridge, Maine, that was designed to help Spanish-speaking immigrants create learning environments for their preschoolers.

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Michelle Weise: ‘We Need to Design the Learning Ecosystem of the Future’

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As an example, in 2014, LinkedIn’s top ten jobs were jobs that hadn’t existed five years prior: social media intern, iOS/Android developer, cloud manager, big data architect, or UI/UX designer as examples. We can’t extrapolate from where we are today to meet the challenges of the workforce of 2030 or 2040. “Any useful statement about the future should at first seem ridiculous.”. Jim Dator, futurist at University of Hawaii-Manoa.

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Social Studies & Citizen Voice: Students Raising Their Voice on What Matters

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

The goals include targets that the whole world should be working on in order to see a better world by 2030. I left them with one last example of youth leadership in the United States. Two years ago, Ms.

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Where Did All These Teen Activists Come From?

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Blowouts , for example. But by some estimates, the world will be feeling dramatic, irreversible changes due to climate change by 2030. Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: via Apple Podcasts | via Stitcher | via NPROne | via Spotify.

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

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You can express this as points on a standardized test: in the United States, for example, that gap is almost 40 percentage points in math at the highest level. announced a goal to sell only electric vehicles by 2030.

OPINION: Why higher ed must counteract Trump’s move to exit the climate pact

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For example, students Grace Burchard and Anita Van Dam are making waves with their business startup, [Re]Produce , that addresses food waste in Maine by creating market value for “imperfect” vegetables that would have been diverted to compost or animal feed.

What the Future Economy Means for How Kids Learn Today

MindShift

The growing automation of knowledge work means that, globally, we are expected to lose around 2 billion jobs by 2030. By David Price.

NetSupport’s keyword monitoring now supports multiple languages

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residents (22 percent of which aged between 5-17 years old) spoke a language other than English at home — doubling from 1990, and expected to increase to 40 percent by 2030, according to the Center for Immigration Studies.

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

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NYLC defines it perfectly through example: “Picking up trash on a river bank is service. Leading by example, conference facilitators actively engaged participants in service-learning experiences. This kind of learning is happening in schools and youth programs all over the world and many of the people leading this work are purposefully connecting it to the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development , a set of 17 goals to make the world a better place by 2030.

In one country, women now outnumber men in college by two to one

The Hechinger Report

To eliminate what the government calls “extreme gender imbalance,” universities in Scotland are working toward a 2030 target to make sure that no discipline has more than three-quarters of its students of one gender.

The high school grads least likely in America to go to college? Rural ones

The Hechinger Report

Because we don’t have a diverse set of vocations kids can look at or try on or have an example of someone in their community that they aspire to be like, they’re kind of pushed into a position of, ‘I have a choice of becoming a coal miner or working in retail or health care,’” Hawkins said.

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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. Jaelyn Deas at her work-study job at San Jose State University.

What do at-risk students, English language learners and adult college students have in common?

The Hechinger Report

While these children currently make up 10 percent of the total student population, researchers estimate that they could make up as much as 40 percent by 2030.

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

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My bet is that by 2040, our children will look back on this period between 2015 and 2030 in education technology much the same way internet historians look to the period 1995 to 2010 as the birth of the commercial web. For example, over the past few years, 23 states have made computer science courses a graduation requirement and authorized special funding to promote their growth.

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The looming decline of the public research university

The Hechinger Report

Biomedical research, for example, costs more and brings in bigger grants than research in the humanities. China could catch up by 2030 based on current trends. This article appears courtesy of Washington Monthly.

Out of poverty, into the middle class

The Hechinger Report

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. This month, for example, there’s just not a ton of food in the house.

The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

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Where would you plot the Segway, for example? (In Virtual worlds in 2007, for example. ” Take “collaborative learning,” for example, which this year’s K–12 report posits as a mid-term trend.

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

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Partnerships are important as well, Mendoza says, and LAUSD has established key collaborations with, for example, Common Sense Media and Code.org. STACEY CHILDRESS No one knows what the economy will look like when today’s kindergarteners graduate from high school in 2030.

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