The Past Decade Forecasts a New Wave of Economic Opportunity in Education

Edsurge

Some call it “The Rise of the Machines” for the convergence of multiple technologies: artificial intelligence, big data, data science, robotics plus virtual and augmented reality. To date, our education systems sit atop a cultural assumption—that information is scarce.

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How do schools train for a workplace that doesn’t exist yet?

The Hechinger Report

Jobs in information technology are growing quickly and employers are trying to find ways to get kids excited about careers in the field. We’ve all heard the dire predictions about the coming robot apocalypse.

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Look Here: Predicting 2020 Requires 20/20 Vision

EdNews Daily

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. I don’t know about you, but I find this bit of information staggering. By LeiLani Cauthen.

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How Much Artificial Intelligence Should There Be in the Classroom?

Edsurge

We can build robot teachers, or even robot teaching assistants. in AI technology by the year 2030, so there is almost a Sputnik-like push for the tech going on right now in China. to the idea of bringing in robots for some teaching functions. EdSurge: You said that you're using human teachers to understand how they teach, and that sometimes you learn they don't use the most efficient paths in delivering information.

How Do You Prepare Students for Jobs That Don’t Exist Yet? Karen Cator Has Some Ideas.

Edsurge

There is a lot of talk these days about robots replacing humans in the workforce, but those conversations remain largely abstract. On the other side of that equation are educators, who often draw from their own learning experiences in K-12 and higher education to inform their instruction. A lot of people say that by 2030, when our current kindergartners are high school graduates, automation will have phased out many career paths that are available today.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Perhaps it should go in the “robots” section. ” Edsurge on the “Five Dangers of Data-Informed Student Nudging.” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Via Wired : “ Med Students Are Getting Terrible Training in Robotic Surgery.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Some of the stories are in the “robots” section below.). ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. At #nsvfsummit Stacey Childress repeats made-up statistic that 'well over half' the jobs of 2030 do not exist yet. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security. Buzzfeed looks at how privacy laws curtail students’ access to information about perpetrators of sexual misconduct against them.

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Via The USA Today : “Kids on winning robotics team told, ‘Go back to Mexico’ ” The kids were from Pleasant Run Elementary School in Indianapolis. More on racism at a robotics competition in the immigration section above. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. “By 2030 students will be learning from robots ,” the World Economic Forum claims. Hopefully it’s not the robots that power Google’s search algorithm.

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Via ProPublica : “Teen Who Faced Deportation After He Informed on MS–13 Gets Temporary Reprieve.” ” (Note: there’s a response to this article by Georgia Tech professor Ashok Goel, who builds teaching chat-bots, in the “robots” section below. ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. ” Data, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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Inside Higher Ed on the “Return of the College Scoreboard” : “The Department of Education published updated information on the College Scorecard Thursday, including a new feature that allows students to compare data from up to 10 institutions at once.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Via Getting Smart : “Using Robots to Teach Elementary Students About Human Nature.” ” Privacy, Surveillance, and Information Security.

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Economy by 2030.” ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Data, Surveillance, and Information Security. “ When a school scans your driver’s license , who keeps your information safe?” 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.

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If you’re going to talk about the importance of digital literacy or information literacy or media literacy or what have you, then you best practice it. But anyway… Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. “ What will universities look like in 2030? Something something robots something something. Privacy, Surveillance, and Information Security. (National) Education Politics. Listen, folks (particularly educators).

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