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. One of the two top winners of the public voting was FutureFit AI, an AI-powered system that would act as “the Google Maps for the future of work and learning,” according to Hamoon Ekhtiari, the entrepreneur who presented his plan at Thursday’s event. The U.S.

5 Ways To Bring SEL Into Edtech Classroom Use

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

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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. Google+.

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.

K–12 Schools Should Teach Soft Skills to Prepare Students for the Future Workforce

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A 2017 Report by Dell Technologies estimates that 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 — fewer than 12 years from now — haven’t been invented yet. Google Classroom is an engaging and useful collaborative tool.

STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future

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In fact, according to a 2017 report by Dell , 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet. Google+. STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:10.

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District Tinker-Fests and Hackathons Rev Up Student Interest in STEM Education

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A startling 2017 report by Dell , which was written by the Institute for the Future (IFTF) and a panel of 20 tech, business and academic experts from around the world, estimates that 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t been invented yet. Google+.

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Here is a scenario: The year is 2030, and you are having a conversation at a dinner party. ” Yes, you can Google anything you want today, but that doesn’t mean you understand the concept with any depth.

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

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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. As much as 50 percent of employees in the country could be working in roles that require programming or software skills by 2030, according to estimates in a 2016 report by the National Broadband Network and the Regional Australia Institute.

5 Reasons to Try a Whole Novel Approach in Your Classroom

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Can Work Be Dignified in an Automated World?

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You can follow the podcast on the Apple Podcast app , Spotify , Stitcher , Google Play Music or wherever you listen. McKinsey predicts that somewhere between 400 million and 800 million people will lose their jobs by 2030 as a result of automation.

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

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China had a reputation for copying technology from Silicon Valley, but these days the country has developed its own unique technology environment—what a new book by Kai-Fu Lee, former head of Google China, calls an “alternate internet universe.” And government leaders have been pushing entrepreneurship, coding and artificial intelligence, setting a goal of leading the world in AI by 2030. Beijing —China is a different world when it comes to education and tech.

3 Things Great Teachers Do

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They support single sign-on with Google and Clever. 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

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

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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. Google’s Global Education Evangelist Jaime Casap challenges us with these words: “Don't ask kids what they want to be when they grow up but what problems do they want to solve.”

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.

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Google ’s got our kids,” says The Outline. Google had a big event this week – you know, the one where tech journalists do the company’s marketing work for them by writing up every announcement made on stage in its own, separate article. “ Chromebooks are ready for your next coding project,” says the Google blog. “A Google Assistant update will teach kids to say ‘please’,” says Techcrunch.

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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Economy by 2030.” ” From the Google blog : “ Google Science Fair 2018 : Resources for educators to get ideas flowing.” ” Also from the Google blog : “More tools for homeschoolers.” Via Gizmodo : “ Google Removes ‘ Don’t Be Evil ’ Clause From Its Code of Conduct.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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This is so important to consider, as Tufekci noted on Twitter, in light of Google’s domination of the K–12 computing market.). You’ll never guess… The UK Higher Education Policy Institute predicts , “ University place demand to grow by 300,000 by 2030.”

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

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” – that’s Sebastian Thrun, best known perhaps for his work at Google on the self-driving car and as a co-founder of the MOOC (massive open online course) startup Udacity.

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Via Google’s blog : “ Howard University opens a new campus at the Googleplex.” ” It’s a three-month summer program with classes taught by Google engineers and Howard faculty. How on earth is @BreitbartNews getting the #1 slot in Google results when it comes to Science/Nature News pic.twitter.com/AIpMYrJ38b — Cody Brown (@CodyBrown) March 22, 2017. Via The Verge : “ Google built a new app so your kids can have a Google account, too.”

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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.” ” Getting Smart’s Tom Vander Ark on a new report from Pearson : “ The Future of Skills : Employment in 2030.” (National) Education Politics.

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And maybe educators will rationalize using it anyway… “ Google ’s Mass-Shooting Misinformation Problem” by The Atlantic’s Alexis Madrigal. “ What will universities look like in 2030? (National) Education Politics. Listen, folks (particularly educators). If you’re going to decry “ fake news ,” then you best not be sharing it.

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Keynote Schedule : 10am ET Elizabeth Merrit on " Temporal Tourism: a brief visit to 3 museums of 2030 ," 11am ET Barry Joseph on " Murder at the Museum ," 12pm ET Suse Cairns & Jeffrey Inscho on " Punk Rock Museum Work ," 1pm ET Holly Witchey on " Intergenerosity/HELP them eat cake! ," 2pm ET Lath Carlson on " Museums 3.0 - Museum as Resource ," and 4pm ET Alex Freeman on " NMC Horizon Report > 2013 Museum Edition." Education Revolution Google+ Community Learning the Hard Way.

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Highlighted Recordings Elizabeth Merritt from the Future of Museums Conference - on "Temporal Tourism: a brief visit to 3 museums of 2030" [link] Alex Freeman from the Future of Museums Conference - on "NMC Horizon Report > 2013 Museum Edition Highlights" [link] Denise Jones from the Future of Museums Conference - on "Infinite Art" [link] NMC Navigator Top Ten Top Learning Tech Stories of the Week from the NMC/Horizon Project Navigator.

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