3 changes that can help the class of 2030 succeed

eSchool News

Today’s kindergartners are the class of 2030, and by the time they enter the workforce, it will look vastly different. Occupations will need expertise, creativity, grit, and, most importantly, people who can learn and cultivate new skills. But if we’re going to ensure the class of 2030 succeeds, our current education system needs an overhaul and a refreshed focus, according to a new report from Microsoft. How to help the class of 2030 adapt for a different future.

K–12 Educators Emphasize Personalized Learning for Class of 2030

EdTech Magazine

K–12 Educators Emphasize Personalized Learning for Class of 2030. Members of the Class of 2030 are just starting their educational careers, and they'll graduate into a world that may look very different from the one we know today. It's nearly impossible to predict exactly what that will look like, but experts do believe that these new tools have huge potential for personalized learning, tailored to the needs of each individual student.

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How this district is preparing students for 2030–and beyond

eSchool News

Whether we like it or not, the fourth industrial revolution is fundamentally changing the way the world works–and educators have to rise to the task of preparing students for 2030 and beyond. “We And when it comes to preparing students for 2030, AI and its quickly-evolving state should be topmost in educators’ minds. Cognitive flexibility will require people to forget the old way of doing things and learn new–and evolving–approaches. “We

#9: 3 changes that can help the class of 2030 succeed

eSchool News

Today’s kindergartners are the class of 2030, and by the time they enter the workforce, it will look vastly different. Occupations will need expertise, creativity, grit, and, most importantly, people who can learn and cultivate new skills.

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 in 2030: the Times of London looks head

Bryan Alexander

A few weeks ago the Times of London asked a group of British, Australian, and American academics to imagine what education might look like in 2030. For example, these themes appear: automation of the economy, automating learning, flipping the classroom, shortened attention spans, lectures in decline or triumph, mobile devices as enabler or enemy to learning, data analytics, interdisciplinarity, development of new competencies, and assessment.

Live Interview on Thursday, Jan. 20 - Barnet Berry on Teaching 2030

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Join me Thursday, January 20th, for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Barnett Berry on new book, Teaching 2030: What We Must Do for Our Students and Our Public Schools--Now and in the Future. "In Teaching 2030 provides a refreshing, grounded, and lively examination of what we need to know and do in order to ensure that every public school student in America has access to qualified, caring, and effective teachers.

COSN 2019 Report

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Highlights from Envision 2030: Leadership for Learning—New Leaders, New Honors, New Tech

3 Reasons Why the Sustainable Development Goals are the Perfect Framework for Global Learning

Battelle for Kids

The United Nations has put forth and many countries have adopted 17 audacious goals to be achieved by 2030 to end poverty and hunger, to improve health and well-being, and to create sustainable communities around the world. As global competency becomes an increasingly important skill for K-12 students, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a framework for learning about challenges faced by people around the world.

5 strategies to navigate the future of learning

eSchool News

Advances in smart technologies and the knowledge needed to power them are paving the way for new kinds of educational opportunities–and a new guide offers a look at five strategies that will prove instrumental to the future of learning. The resource from KnowledgeWorks notes that educators are in a unique position to help students build the employability skills that will support them as they embrace lifelong learning.

4 ways teens can jumpstart their careers from home

eSchool News

By 2030 the skills gap is estimated to cost businesses trillions of dollars worldwide. Coronavirus Update Featured on eSchool News Teaching & LearningFor teens, summer usually means playing sports, volunteering at summer camps, hanging out with friends, or working a summer job.

5 Ways To Bring SEL Into Edtech Classroom Use

The CoolCatTeacher

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. Sponsor : Urkund Urkund is great as a plagiarism prevention tool and connects with most common Learning Management Systems like Google Classroom, Moodle, and Canvas or as a stand-alone web tool or by email.

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The future of learning unfolding in Malawi

The Christensen Institute

Children in Malawi learning on iPads. A piece of the future of learning unfolded before me over the past week. 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.

Cultivating Empathy In Learning

The Web20Classroom

Merriam-Webster Dictionary ) As a father and an educator, an important aspect of learning that is difficult to teach is empathy. Learn their stories, their triumphs, and struggles to better understand how they can help even though they might be a world away. The Goals interconnect and in order to leave no one behind, it is important that each Goal and target is met by 2030. You can learn more about the SDGs through a free course offered by Participate.

Ready to Become a MY World 360? Creator?

Digital Promise

As we approach 2020—the start of a “decade of action” leading up to the 2030 deadline set for achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—we are pleased to announce the launch of a new round of MY World 360?. 360 Story Lab Blog Educators Learning Experience Design

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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. Here are just a few of the new things I learned, or things that aren’t often talked about, at CoSN 2019: 1. But as I attended more sessions, smaller–yet equally cool–bits of information jumped out at me.

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Youth-Created 360? Films at the United Nations General Assembly

Digital Promise

Their immersive stories will be screened at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on September 24 and 25, days on which heads of state and government from around the world will gather to comprehensively review progress in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 SDGs. The event is the first UN summit on the SDGs since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda in September 2015. 360 Story Lab Educators Learning Experience Design Students

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3 Ways to Overcome High Student-Teacher Ratios and Improve Personalized Learning

EdTech Magazine

3 Ways to Overcome High Student-Teacher Ratios and Improve Personalized Learning. VIDEO: See how K–12 educators are emphasizing personalized learning for the class of 2030. While innovation in learning technology can provide significant relief for oversaturated classrooms, it does not automatically fix the problem. More complex issues, such as a student’s lack of confidence in their learning ability, are better suited to face-to-face interactions with a teacher.

Looking for a Summer Volunteer Opportunity?

Ask a Tech Teacher

This summer, in cooperation with the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC), they are participating in a summer volunteer program to encourage everyone to promote the United Nations 17 Global Goals in support of the 2030 Agenda of Sustainable Development: In collaboration with the United Nations System Staff College, the simpleshow foundation has set up a volunteering program that aims to educate the world about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Michelle Weise: ‘We Need to Design the Learning Ecosystem of the Future’

Edsurge

With advancements in machine learning and deep learning, automation threatens forty-seven percent of the jobs in the U.S. Proponents of the liberal arts love to explain how an excellent general education will teach students to learn how to learn for a lifetime. Talk of lifelong learning doesn’t translate into action. Our systems are not set up for students to navigate just-in-time learning pathways. What are their gaps in relation to the learning goals?

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The potential, promise and pitfalls of blended learning in India

The Hechinger Report

The setting seems highly unlikely for an innovation like blended learning to take root. The Hechinger Report visited schools in India recently and talked to experts about blended learning – which includes an element of online learning with in-class instruction – and the potential it has for helping both teachers and students in the world’s second-most populous country. billion population is under 25, will need some three million new primary school teachers by 2030.

The 2020 Learning Revolution daily online conference starts today!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The 2020 Learning Revolution daily online conference starts today! Farmer, Professor of Library Media || Interested to learn new ways to communicate, collaborate, and connect? Presenters have been invited to present on a broad range of education, teaching, and learning topics.

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

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Service-learning PD, Image Credit: Weaver Elementary School Last April, the entire faculty at Bettie Weaver Elementary School spent an afternoon making rice heating pads for local elderly residents, capes for foster children to help endure long hospital stays and jump ropes braided out of plastic bags that were later given to schools in Haiti by three of our teachers. She was committed to authentic learning and connecting to the community and the environment.

3 things to consider when introducing a K-12 coding or robotics program

eSchool News

estimates there will be 50 million new technology jobs created by 2030 as automation transforms the workforce. Learning about coding and robotics can give students of all ages an effective on-ramp to computer science exploration. K-12 teachers and administrators have been listening to policy makers and industry leaders warn of the need for computer science instruction in U.S. schools for years. And the evidence they cite is compelling. For instance….

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. Some wondered whether AI would—or should—replace professors by 2030. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary LearningHere’s an idea for revolutionizing a college campus: run a zipline from one prominent building to another.

Can Creativity Be Taught?

Digital Promise

In fact, 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet, says a report by the Institute for the Future and a panel of 20 tech, business, and academic experts from around the world. The initiative, called Verizon Innovative Learning, gives a tablet with data plan to every student and teacher in under-resourced middle schools. With its tech-infused curriculum, Verizon Innovative Learning is changing the way teachers teach and students learn.

If We Do It Right, Teachers Plus Technology Can Free Educators to Focus More on Students

The Christensen Institute

The McKinsey Global Institute’s recent report on the future of work for women made for an interesting headline at Education Week: “Forty Percent of Elementary School Teachers’ Work Could Be Automated By 2030.” According to the report, “Many routine administrative tasks can be automated, potentially decreasing workloads and enabling teachers to spend more time on problem-solving with, and coaching, students, which could lead to better learning outcomes and increased teacher satisfaction.”

Kinders Can Code — Featuring the Voices of Lisa Guardino & Shea Smith

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The BeeBot is a small, friendly robot that the students can learn to program. The BeeBot activity provides more in-depth learning experiences, lays the foundation for computational thinking, and generates motivation and excitement. Flourish in 2030. Our kindergarteners will graduate in 2030. Is the activity we are asking our students to do preparing them for life in 2030? Kindergarten circle time is typically filled with picture books, songs, and calendar.

Colleges hoping for more public funds instead of innovating risk hurting themselves

The Christensen Institute

University of California President Janet Napolitano took recently to the pages of the Washington Post to review and critique new books on the future of higher education by University Ventures Fund Managing Director Ryan Craig ( College Disrupted: The Great Unbundling of Higher Education ) and New America Foundation’s Education Policy Program Director Kevin Carey ( The End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere ).

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

EdTech Magazine

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. And, in most cases, leaders are figuring out how to do more with less — using ingenuity, partnerships and persistence to give students the modern learning experiences they deserve. Gaining in value are analytical thinking, innovation, problem-solving and the ability to learn.

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. Students are walking out on traditional public schooling and into a better learning experience. By LeiLani Cauthen.

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How to prepare students for the unknowable

eSchool News

Now more than ever before, educators have the opportunity and the imperative to engage students in learning tasks that ask them to think critically and problem-solve. It’s clear that the way we engage students in the learning process needs to change.

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3 key parts of a K-12 coding or robotics program

eSchool News

estimates there will be 50 million new technology jobs created by 2030 as automation transforms the workforce. Learning about coding and robotics can give students of all ages an effective on-ramp to computer science exploration. K-12 teachers and administrators have been listening to policy makers and industry leaders warn of the need for computer science instruction, such as a coding or robotics program, in U.S. schools for years. And the evidence they cite is compelling.

An overview of Outcome-Based Assessment strategies by Dr. Neelakantan P. C.

Linways Technologies

The Discuss Education BarCamp was a gathering of educators, academicians, and education enthusiasts to discuss about teaching-learning, learning theories, and ways to improve learning. It still remains unanswered whether students are actually being able to achieve the learning outcomes.”. It’s being speculated that by 2030, the system of affiliation will be abolished. This ensures that the student is with you during the learning process.

What the Future Economy Means for How Kids Learn Today

MindShift

If you were only to listen to politicians and policy makers, you could be forgiven for harboring two delusions: first, that the sole purpose of schooling is to create the workforce of the future; second, that the only place that our students learn is at school. And how can we re-think schooling to complement, not compete with, their informal learning? The growing automation of knowledge work means that, globally, we are expected to lose around 2 billion jobs by 2030.