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.

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

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To try to better understand this dynamic and fast-changing environment, thousands of entrepreneurs and education leaders from 34 countries gathered here this week for the Global Education Technology Summit. 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.”

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.

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

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Over the past 25 years, multiple waves of education technology and innovation have slowly washed into America’s schools and colleges. Along the way, innovators have often over-promised and under-delivered, causing many smart people to wonder if we’re now in a frothy bubble of irrational exuberance, most eloquently summarized by Audrey Watters in Hack Education, who worries that “education technology [merely] serves as a ’Trojan Horse’ of sorts, carrying.

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

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The evolution of society and technology places tremendous demands on K–12 leaders , and yet this same challenge can yield immense satisfaction. Google+. K–12 Educators Embrace Ingenuity and Adaptation to Prepare Students for the Future. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 07/02/2019 - 13:59.

Sustainable Development Goals: Writing Journals

User Generated Education

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. At its core, says Technology Coordinator Nena Land, STEM instruction ­prepares students for the real world and the future — the foundation and the rocket ride. “We’re

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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.

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

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science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education is put into action. The Tinker Fair is the culmination of three years of a robust K–12 STEM curriculum , says Nena Land, technology coordinator for De Queen Public Schools , which serves roughly 2,500 ­students across five schools. “We

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Can Work Be Dignified in an Automated World?

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It's a place where researchers are delving into topics around race, the global environment and how to prepare changing societies for new technology and the workforce. You can follow the podcast on the Apple Podcast app , Spotify , Stitcher , Google Play Music or wherever you listen.

Educational Leadership for Social Good

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An early adopter of iPads Jennifer remains dedicated to using technology in schools for a social purpose. She has aligned her recent work with the Sustainable Development Goals produced by the United Nations in 2015 (as an agenda for moving forward to 2030).

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.”

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

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.

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

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I pick ten trends and themes in order to closely at the recent past, the near-term history of education technology. But somehow, folks – including many, many in education and education technology – still pay attention to Gartner.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. “ 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.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. “ Artificial Intelligence: Could emerging technologies ‘humanize’ teaching & learning? “ Will these four technology trends change education in India?

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” Speaking of predictions about the “future of work,” Campus Technology says that “ Skills Deficit Will Imperil U.S. 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.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

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. Via the MIT Technology Review : “ Andrew Ng Is Leaving Baidu in Search of a Big New AI Mission.” Via The Verge : “ Google built a new app so your kids can have a Google account, too.” Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

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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.” “ Can Technology-augmented Academic Advising Improve College Graduation Rates? Via The New York Times : “Technology Used to Track Players’ Steps Now Charts Their Sleep, Too.”

Hack Education Weekly News

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” 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. And maybe educators will rationalize using it anyway… “ Google ’s Mass-Shooting Misinformation Problem” by The Atlantic’s Alexis Madrigal.

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Thursday: The Future of Museums Conference will be a free, online, collaborative global conversation about technology, museums, and the future. As part of the International Global Libraries Initiative, facilitates citizens’ access to modern technology. Thursday, July 24th at 9:30am Future of Museums Conference , Join a collaborative global conversation about technology, museums, and the future. 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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