3 things I learned by accident at CoSN 2019

eSchool News

A few themes stood out at CoSN 2019 –artificial intelligence, coding, and preparing students for 2030 are three that immediately come to mind. For instance, when students in special education classes are issued iPads, putting those iPads in different cases signifies that those students are somehow “different,” so the district hands out iPads in the same cases whenever possible. .

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The future of learning unfolding in Malawi

The Christensen Institute

Children in Malawi learning on iPads. Using iPads and software created by onebillion , a nonprofit and one of the winners of the Global Learning XPRIZE , the students received headphones from the teacher and, once the teacher unlocked the tablets with a stroke of her hand on a master iPad, began learning. Students prepare to learn on their iPads in a school in Malawi. COURTESY OF SUSAN COLBY, IMAGINE WORLDWIDE.

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10 Ways Interactive Touch Screen Displays Improve Education

ViewSonic Education

By 2030, 30 to 40 percent of jobs will require strong social-emotional skills. Be it an iPad, Chromebook or touch screen display. Your display can even help create a communal atmosphere when students are focused on their iPads or Chromebooks. There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for ideal classroom display solutions. Fortunately, schools have options. Most classrooms benefit (hugely) from at least one interactive touch screen display.

Educational Leadership for Social Good

EdTechTeam

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). After the ISTE conference last month I asked our team what they saw that might be most important for school leaders.

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

Hack Education

These predictions are often accompanied with a press release touting the size that this or that market will soon grow to – how many billions of dollars schools will spend on computers by 2020, how many billions of dollars of virtual reality gear schools will buy by 2025, how many billions of dollars of schools will spend on robot tutors by 2030, how many billions of dollars will companies spend on online training by 2035, how big will coding bootcamp market will be by 2040, and so on.