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

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What the World Can Teach the US About Education Technology


China’s Education Modernization 2030 Policy and Ten Year Development Plan for ICT and Education 2010-2020 are among government initiatives named that intend to improve the country’s education in the long run. Education Technology Policy & Government Interoperability StartupsSome of the conclusions may not come as a surprise in the Omidyar Network’s report on what works in scaling education technology in different regions worldwide.

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

Digital Promise

The event is the first UN summit on the SDGs since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda in September 2015.

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

eSchool News

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. estimates there will be 50 million new technology jobs created by 2030 as automation transforms the workforce.

OPINION: Why higher ed must counteract Trump’s move to exit the climate pact

The Hechinger Report

This year we finalized the College of the Atlantic Energy Framework that will eliminate fossil fuels from our heating, electricity, and transport sectors by 2030. Higher Ed Opinion Law and policy PoliticsPresident Trump may have decided to remove the U.S.

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

eSchool News

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.

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 ).

Some Very Bad News about the UNESCO OER Recommendation

Iterating Toward Openness

In other words, UNESCO means for this Recommendation to (1) set an international standard for how OER are defined, (2) provide the basis for national OER policies and related efforts, and (3) provide a framework under which international cooperation on OER can occur. The tl;dr.

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Like it or not, Trump is the next president — Now, here’s how he can improve higher ed

The Hechinger Report

We need to pull together and galvanize the recommendations of our higher education leadership into real, positive policy change for our public universities. Photo: Meredith Kolodner. It’s official: we have a new president.

The number of public school students could fall by more than 8% in a decade

The Hechinger Report

“If it does come true, we’re going to see massive changes,” said Mike Griffith, a school finance specialist at the Education Commission of the States, a think tank that aims to inform education policy. That will depend on federal immigration policy after the 2020 election.

The changing geography of work: a new report

Bryan Alexander

McKinsey just published a new report, “The future of work in America: People and places, today and tomorrow” ( summary ; longer document ), looking ahead to 2030 after new technologies have had some impact.

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

The Hechinger Report

That suggests that this is hindering growth,” said Cheryl Oldham, the chamber’s vice president of education policy and the former acting assistant secretary for postsecondary education in the George W.

Who will help teachers rescue the 800 million people who can’t read or write?

The Hechinger Report

Teachers and policy makers, too, are literacy leaders. Third, we need to pool collective resources —funds, knowledge, and people—to drive a steady stream of information to continuously inform the public and influence policy makers. Marcie Craig Post.

Doctors prescribe more Big Bird, less brainless “screen time” for young kids

The Hechinger Report

Today’s preschoolers — the class of 2030 —will still need to be able to read in the traditional sense. Lisa Guernsey is the Deputy Director of the Education Policy program and Director of the Learning Technologies project at New America. .

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What the Future Economy Means for How Kids Learn Today


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. By David Price.

Is California saving higher education?

The Hechinger Report

Meanwhile, all but four states are spending less on higher education, per student, than they did in 2008 , according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a liberal-learning think thank. Jaelyn Deas at her work-study job at San Jose State University.

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. But the bigger driver of our success was new government policies; specifically, No Child Left Behind and specific funding under the Enhancing Education Through Technology program—and our focus on selling multi-year enterprise contracts to large districts. (To

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Where Did All These Teen Activists Come From?


Students are staging school walkouts to protest immigration policies, striking in solidarity with Greta Thunberg, supporting their teachers during their own school strikes for better contracts, and staging Black Lives Matter protests.

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. Johnathan romps with his dog, Pork Chop, in front of his home. Peggy Barmore for The Hechinger Report. HEMPHILL, W.Va.

The high school grads least likely in America to go to college? Rural ones

The Hechinger Report

Charles Fluharty, president and CEO, Rural Policy Research Institute at the University of Iowa. million more college-educated workers by 2030 than it’s producing now.

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

The Hechinger Report

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.

Government-Funded School Meals May Increase Obesity Risk

K-12 Schools - Education News

This study identifies the hardest battles in crafting policy to alleviate children in low-income populations being overweight.” ” in 2010 to reduce childhood obesity to 5% by 2030. (Photo: Flickr, Creative Commons).

The looming decline of the public research university

The Hechinger Report

Illinois reduced per-student spending by an inflation-adjusted 54 percent between 2008 and last year, according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. China could catch up by 2030 based on current trends. This article appears courtesy of Washington Monthly.

Out of poverty, into the middle class

The Hechinger Report

As emerging technologies rapidly and thoroughly transform the workplace, some experts predict that by 2030 400 million to 800 million people worldwide could be displaced and need to find new jobs. Ben Lara, a senior at Lowell High School, walks his dog before school.

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


The framework for human rights that gives refugees the same rights we have,” Hedayat says, “is an insurance policy for us all. She notes that companies like ClassDojo are leading the way with a plain-English “translation” of their privacy policy formatted in a Q&A format.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The New York Times : “ Trump Finds Unlikely Culprit in School Shootings: Obama Discipline Policies.” ” Via The Wall Street Journal : “ Visas Issued to Foreign Students Fall, Partly Due to Trump Immigration Policy.”


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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

In the fall of 2019, Courtney will begin her fourth and final year in the Educational Policy and Leadership doctoral program also through the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development. The ninth annual Global Education Conference starts this coming Monday!

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

The Hechinger Report

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.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Economy by 2030.” “Education recoded: policy mobilities in the international ‘ learning to code ’ agenda” by Ben Williamson, Annika Bergviken Rensfeldt, Catarina Player-Koro, and Neil Selwyn. 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.


Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The State Policy Network has a plan to counter union activism with anti-union PR. could see a shortage of up to 120,000 physicians by 2030, according to a report published Wednesday by the Association of American Medical Colleges,” Inside Higher Ed reports. 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.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Inside Higher Ed : “Frank Brogan, the chancellor of the Pennsylvania State University System from 2013 until retiring this year, has joined the Department of Education in the Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development – likely ahead of a nomination to a separate position.” ” YouTube now says it has a “ new policy ” to flag this content. “ What will universities look like in 2030? (National) Education Politics.

Learning Revolution Events - Future of Museums Events Are This Week - AltEdFilmFest - Homeschooling - Gaming in Ed

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Keynote Schedule : 10am ET Elizabeth Merrit on " Temporal Tourism: a brief visit to 3 museums of 2030 ," 11am ET Barry Joseph on " Murder at the Museum ," 12pm ET Suse Cairns & Jeffrey Inscho on " Punk Rock Museum Work ," 1pm ET Holly Witchey on " Intergenerosity/HELP them eat cake! ," 2pm ET Lath Carlson on " Museums 3.0 - Museum as Resource ," and 4pm ET Alex Freeman on " NMC Horizon Report > 2013 Museum Edition."