In Announcing Winners of Higher Ed Challenge, Ed Dept Looks Ahead to 2030


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. The proposal identified two options that would meet a need of the airliner and help close the skills gap among crewmembers: IT support certification programs and flight school. The U.S.

Lesson from Hawaii: How CTE can develop a talented workforce to meet future economic priorities


Recently, Hawaii has taken control of its future by creating a cutting-edge approach to CTE and aligning education-to-workforce approaches to meet the state’s economic priorities. to 55%; By 2030 , increase economic opportunities and support an entrepreneurial ecosystem that strengthens Hawaii’s natural environment, culture and community; and.

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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.” In short, the future of automation points to amplifying teachers’ ability to meet their students’ learning needs.

Innovators Creating Prosperity: Inyenyeri

The Christensen Institute

Globally, almost three billion people depend on traditional biomass for cooking, a number that is expected to remain unchanged by 2030. Theory insight: Rather than come up with a one-size-fits-none solution, Inyenyeri understood the value of meeting customers where they are. Welcome to our Innovators Creating Prosperity series, spotlighting organizations across the globe that are positively impacting economic development.

Teaching faculty to think like innovators

eSchool News

In fact, its future is unimagined; 85 percent of jobs that will exist in 2030 have yet to be created. Today’s educators must nurture these traits in students to prepare them to meet whatever challenges await and to succeed in a new order. The rapid pace of technological change has forever transformed the face of the global workplace. As all brave explorers on any frontier know, survival in an uncertain world requires adaptability, resilience, and resourcefulness.

How to pave the way for innovation in the classroom


Go around your school or campus and meet with people teaching totally different subjects than yours. What will a typical school day look like in the future — tomorrow, next year, in five years’ time, in 2030? Especially if you think you’ll be a teacher in 2030 or any other future time mark. People, as the superior beings the are, are supposed to build upon the collective knowledge of everyone that ever lived and come up with innovative ideas to make the world a better place.

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


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. Trilogy will continue to focus on helping universities meet local workforce needs specifically, Sommer says, and offering in-person programs.

Community Colleges Have Long Powered the Economy. To Sustain That Role, They Must Innovate.


We educators should remain committed to teaching all students with the mission of advancing our cities, states and nation by preparing citizens to meet the economic development and workforce needs of today and tomorrow. By 2030, all baby boomers will be age 65 or older.

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

EdTech Magazine

VIDEO: See how K–12 educators are emphasizing personalized learning for the class of 2030. Personalized learning tools such as Chromebooks or online learning modules are well positioned to make productive use of students’ time , allowing teachers to utilize their time for meetings with small groups and individuals. 3 Ways to Overcome High Student-Teacher Ratios and Improve Personalized Learning. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 07/10/2019 - 12:53.

Education can be the great equalizer, but it isn’t yet

The Hechinger Report

It’s impossible for education to be an equalizer if budgets don’t meet every kid’s needs. When it comes to education spending, middle-income Americans typically don’t put their money where their mouth is.

The Winners and Filmstrips of An (Almost) Decade in Education Technology


Adaptive learning platforms meet learners where they are and then put information in front of them that challenges then at the appropriate level. This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology.

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Welcome To Fair Haven Innovates


Studies and experts say anywhere between 30% and 60% of jobs that are around today won’t be around by 2030. Jobs in fields like transportation, logistics, and administration are the most at risk of going extinct by 2030. 2030 may seem far off, but it is not. What a wild summer.

Educational Leadership for Social Good


I wanted to learn more about Jennifer’s perspective on edtech for social good, and after an introduction from Al, she was kind enough to meet with me via Hangout to share more of her work. 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.

10 Ways Interactive Touch Screen Displays Improve Education

ViewSonic Education

By 2030, 30 to 40 percent of jobs will require strong social-emotional skills. Use it to conduct your morning meetings. 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. Many find that more than one display is ideal for flexible classrooms that maximize active learning.

Some Very Bad News about the UNESCO OER Recommendation

Iterating Toward Openness

Or if it was illegal to make a copy you could revise to better meet your students’ needs. The tl;dr. I recently wrote a brief essay about the wonderful new UNESCO OER Recommendation.

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The potential, promise and pitfalls of blended learning in India

The Hechinger Report

billion population is under 25, will need some three million new primary school teachers by 2030. billion population is under 25, will need three million new primary school teachers by 2030. “I Related: Most students go to a school that meets federal standards for Internet speed.

5 Reasons to Try a Whole Novel Approach in Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Then when students finish at the deadline… We meet up, and we come together for student-driven discussion, where the students decide what we talk about. She is a co-author of Teaching 2030: What We Must Do For Our Public Schools–Now and in the Future, and was featured in the book Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead Without Leaving.

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Where education systems stumble, grassroots groups step in to raise success rates

The Hechinger Report

Chandra Scott, director of strategic outcomes for the independent nonprofit Mobile Area Education Foundation, sat in on meetings to attract new business to the area, where boosters extolled the education system. “We Their goal: for 75,000 Mobile residents to earn new degrees by 2030. “It’s

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


And government leaders have been pushing entrepreneurship, coding and artificial intelligence, setting a goal of leading the world in AI by 2030. During one panel, Perry Kalmus, co-founder Princeton Academy for College Admissions, suggested connecting on WeChat with as many people you meet in China as possible to build a network, and he advised using a tagging function to make notations about who each person is and how you met, so you can search it later.

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


We can’t extrapolate from where we are today to meet the challenges of the workforce of 2030 or 2040. “Any useful statement about the future should at first seem ridiculous.”. Jim Dator, futurist at University of Hawaii-Manoa. Here’s something ridiculous for you: Futurists and experts on aging and longevity are now suggesting that the first people to live to be 150 years old have already been born. That is a long time to live—and work.

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The Clock Is Ticking for This Edtech Buyer to Find a Deal


To describe the market opportunity, he references UNESCO estimates that the world will need to serve close to a billion new learners, and add close to 45 million new teachers, by 2030. There’s no way that the traditional education system can meet that demand,” he quips. If it seems baffling that companies with no revenue can raise money from private investors ( ahem , as some edtech startups did in the early 2010’s), then EdTechX Holdings might just sound outright crazy at first.

Why climate change caused me to rethink my career plans

The Hechinger Report

I attended San Luis Obispo Unified School District Board of Trustees meetings with a few other students and we successfully convinced the board to create a sustainability advisory committee. United Nations scientists have concluded that we have until 2030 to drastically reduce our impact on the environment. I look forward to meeting more fighters and reaching out to those who are unaware, and hopefully changing the minds of a few climate deniers along the way.

Home visiting in high school: Trying an intervention for toddlers on teenagers

The Hechinger Report

West Virginia unveiled a campaign this year for 60 percent of adults ages 25 to 64 to have earned a degree or certificate by 2030. Now, she’s the most outspoken person you’ll ever meet,” he said. Nearby Mingo and Greenbrier counties began implementing McDowell’s model after meeting with Fragile Peyton, who has also presented it to educators in Nicholas County. Johnathan romps with his dog, Pork Chop, in front of his home. Peggy Barmore for The Hechinger Report.

Where Did All These Teen Activists Come From?


When she starts to feel discouraged, Ana finds comfort in a group of other teen environmental activists who meet regularly to share ideas, raise money together, and offer solidarity. At one such meeting I attended at the San Rafael Public Library, Ana and a group of teens were making bookmarks out of paper bags that they planned to give away at a local educational farm. But by some estimates, the world will be feeling dramatic, irreversible changes due to climate change by 2030.

Want Change In Education? Look Beyond The Usual Suspects (Like Finland)


The Global Learning Xprize challenge is addressed specifically at these children, who may never see the inside of a schoolhouse or meet a trained teacher. announced a goal to sell only electric vehicles by 2030. In a tiny hamlet in Tanzania, children who have never been to school, and can’t recognize a single letter in any language, are about to start learning basic math and reading.

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


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. The first online class we launched in 1998 was little more than flat text on webpages, and we closely followed the birth of learning management systems, meeting with both Blackboard and WebCT before they achieved their first $1 million in revenue.

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Government-Funded School Meals May Increase Obesity Risk

K-12 Schools - Education News

” in 2010 to reduce childhood obesity to 5% by 2030. Policymakers must design programs that allow schools to provide healthy food that meets nutritional standards and is food that students will find appetizing. (Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons). A Virginia Tech researcher has found that government-funded meals in schools are causing financially struggling youth to be at greater risk of becoming overweight.

In one country, women now outnumber men in college by two to one

The Hechinger Report

Like their counterparts all over the world, most of the students here avoid taking classes that are scheduled to meet on Fridays, giving themselves a head start on their weekends. To eliminate what the government calls “extreme gender imbalance,” universities in Scotland are working toward a 2030 target to make sure that no discipline has more than three-quarters of its students of one gender. The bar at the University of Iceland, a campus where women outnumber men by two to one.

What do at-risk students, English language learners and adult college students have in common?

The Hechinger Report

While these children currently make up 10 percent of the total student population, researchers estimate that they could make up as much as 40 percent by 2030. With more college students now considered nontraditional than traditional, higher education institutions have been scrambling to shift their models to better meet their needs. All 50 states have standards for their students to meet — most use, at least in part, the Common Core standards.

Change Agents: Tech & Learning?s Most Influential People in EdTech In 2018


The project was born out of a desire “to provide a single site of free resources and tutorials to meet the ISTE standards and offer any-time training to be used for professional development.”

10 years later, goal of getting more Americans through college is way behind schedule

The Hechinger Report

A record number of Virginians earned bachelor’s degrees in 2017 , the most recent year for which the figures are available; officials said that puts it on course toward a goal of having the highest proportion of college-educated workers by 2030. But black and Hispanic students in particular are not going to or graduating from college at levels anywhere near high enough for states like Iowa or the nation in general to meet its goals, the nonprofit advocacy group The Education Trust reports.

The 2019 Global Education Conference - Full List of 130 Sessions and 10 Keynotes!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

CEFR, Plurilingualism and Pluriculturalism Win-Win Situation , Mrs. Maha Hassan, Teaching ESL Hub Chemistry Content and Modeling to Teach Climate Change and ACTION , Ashley Shunk- Biology and Chemistry Teacher, Alison Bixby Stone School Citizen Science-Led Open Data Innovation Through NASA Programs , David Lockett, STEM Teacher, Bok Academy | Denise Wright, STEM Teacher, Ocean Bay Middle School Class of 2030: We're here, so what are you waiting for? ,

Week of January 17, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

In this session, as a result of their faculty development experience utilizing Wimba Pronto and Wimba Classroom, the presenters will share many of the benefits of a virtual, technologically mediated approach to peer-review, including: a sharpened focus on best practices in course design, faculty training on the use of Wimba collaboration tools and development of community among interdisciplinary faculty teaching at a distance who might never meet face-to-face.

Global Leadership Week - Information and Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

12:00pm Inspire Action for Global Good through #TeachSDGs : Join in this special Twitter chat to discover ways to bring the Sustainable Development Goals to classrooms and support the work of the United Nations to meet the agenda for sustainable development by the year 2030.

British universities reach out to the new minority: poor white males

The Hechinger Report

And meeting college students like him, Hood said, “definitely opens them up to the possibility” of aiming higher. The left-leaning think tank the Fabian Society projects that, while the wealthiest British households will see their income rise by 25 percent through 2030, the poorest will enjoy almost no gains at all, making them doubt the value of a university degree.