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

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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. To participate, users had to set up an account or log in with their Twitter or Facebook identities, so there were no anonymous trolls posting. Some wondered whether AI would—or should—replace professors by 2030.

The new National Education Policy

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There shall, by 2030, be at least one large multidisciplinary institution in or near every district. Follow us on Facebook and subscribe to this blog to receive such updates regularly. Key highlights and what to expect. The Indian Union Cabinet has approved the new National Education Policy (NEP) with an aim to introduce several changes in the Indian education system – from the school to the college level.

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

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Whereas earlier tech companies sought to directly mimic—Baidu is the ‘Google of China,” and RenRen is ‘the Facebook of China,’ for instance—these days China has been swept away with a homegrown creation called WeChat, which allows an app ecosystem within its app, and connects with bank accounts to let users pay for just about anything by putting their smartphone screen up to a scanner. Beijing —China is a different world when it comes to education and tech.

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. But during that same fifteen-year period, we also witnessed the birth and growth of highly influential firms like Google, Amazon, Facebook, Tencent and Alibaba.

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

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Adults tend to underestimate the younger generation, thinking that we don’t know what we’re doing, but I for one have used Facebook ads and Google AdWords to promote SSU.

Global Leadership Week - Information and Schedule

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Our current plan is to stream this event live from our Facebook page: [link]. Join our 30 minute session on Facebook Live where we will share how iEARN is engaging educators and youth to in global, collaborative projects to make a meaningful contribution to the health and welfare of the planet and its people.

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Via The New York Times : “ Facebook Adds A.I. At #nsvfsummit Stacey Childress repeats made-up statistic that 'well over half' the jobs of 2030 do not exist yet. Via The New York Times : “Scholars Have Data on Millions of Facebook Users. Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education.

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Economy by 2030.” “What Happened to Facebook ’s Grand Plan to Wire the World?” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics. “ Arne Duncan Is Serious: Americans Should Boycott School,” writes The Atlantic’s Adam Harris.

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“ President Trump Earmarks $200 Million in Federal Grants for STEM , Computer Science Programs ,” says Edsurge , later swooning that “ Google , Facebook , Amazon Among Tech Titans Committing $300 Million to K–12 Computer Science.” ” “Amazon, Facebook and others in tech will commit $300 million to the White House's new computer science push,” says Recode. (National) Education Politics.

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” Via The New York Times : “ Kremlin Cash Behind Billionaire’s Twitter and Facebook Investments.” ” Via The Guardian : “ Russia funded Facebook and Twitter investments through Kushner associate.” ” “ Facebook will teach the unemployed digital/social media skills in 30 cities,” says Techcrunch. Facebook breaks democracy and then turns around and sells you the fix. (National) Education Politics.