Looking for a Summer Volunteer Opportunity?

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Using [the online tool] mysimpleshow, volunteers are encouraged to explain details and background of these 17 Global Goals of the Agenda 2030 in short and entertaining explainer videos. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

5 strategies to navigate the future of learning

eSchool News

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. Related content: 3 changes that can help the class of 2030 succeed.

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

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.”

Sustainable Development Goals: Writing Journals

User Generated Education

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015, provides a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future. Suggested Readings and Resources: Source – [link].

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. Welcome to our Innovators Creating Prosperity series, spotlighting organizations across the globe that are positively impacting economic development.

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.

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.

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. It features strategies to help you effectively integrate robotics into instruction, along with tips to find the right robotics resources to successfully teach key concepts.

Educational Leadership for Social Good

EdTechTeam

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). Check out Jen’s website [link] for more ideas, resources and inspiration.

Girls Who Code: The Citizenship Question Poses ‘Dire Consequences’ for Education Equity

Edsurge

For these organizations, and for Girls Who Code, accurate census data helps determine where to focus outreach, implement programs and send resources. A few years ago, a young woman named Natalia graduated from one of our Girls Who Code summer programs.

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Students Face a Troubling Skills Gap Around Career Readiness. We’re Fixing It With Data.

Edsurge

The goal as we see it is something we call “60x30TX,” or 60 percent of Texas adults ages 25-34 will hold a degree by 2030.

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

Edsurge

However, they also belong among the Trojan Horses, because they have morphed into a reinvigorated solution for employers seeking affordable training and development resources. This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology.

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Some Very Bad News about the UNESCO OER Recommendation

Iterating Toward Openness

I added retain as the 5th R after coming to understand that retain is actually the fundamental permission that must be granted with regard to an open educational resource. The tl;dr. I recently wrote a brief essay about the wonderful new UNESCO OER Recommendation.

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

The Hechinger Report

In a noble attempt to level the education playing field, in October a Maryland state panel, known as the Kirwan Commission, voted to recommend a new funding formula that calls for spending to increase by $4 billion per year by 2030.

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. As all brave explorers on any frontier know, survival in an uncertain world requires adaptability, resilience, and resourcefulness.

How to prepare students for the unknowable

eSchool News

At the same time, a survey of business leaders shows than eight in 10 (82 percent) expect that humans and machines will work as integrated teams within their organization inside of five years, and 84 percent expect that all of their workers will be digital experts by the year 2030.

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TalentFound Helps Communities Find Success

Mindspark Learning

TalentFound Helps Communities Find Success Demand for higher cognitive skills, such as creativity, critical thinking, decision making and complex information processing, is expected to grow by 19% in the United States and 14% in Europe by 2030, according to a recent report by McKinsey and Company.

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 Ways Interactive Touch Screen Displays Improve Education

ViewSonic Education

By 2030, 30 to 40 percent of jobs will require strong social-emotional skills. Wall or cart-mount for resource sharing. Easy cart mounting for resource sharing (without recalibration There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for ideal classroom display solutions.

5 Reasons to Try a Whole Novel Approach in Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

For guests and hyperlinks to resources, scroll down. 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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Cultivating Empathy In Learning

The Web20Classroom

The Goals interconnect and in order to leave no one behind, it is important that each Goal and target is met by 2030. Microsoft also has a free course and tons more resources to explore like Skype in the Classroom Events, Virtual Field Trips and more. The WE Schools program provides educators and students with curriculum, educational resources and a full calendar of action campaign ideas.

Welcome To Fair Haven Innovates

techlearning

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.

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

Edsurge

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. Some of the research by the McKinsey Global Institute says that by 2030 the transitions will be challenging, the transitions to different kinds of jobs. We can create open education resources and publish them online for people to access and use.

General Assembly to Be Acquired By Swiss HR Firm for $412.5 Million

Edsurge

Based in Zurich, Switzerland, the Adecco Group is a conglomerate that houses eight brands that provide staffing, recruitment, freelancing and other talent management and human resource services. The rise of automation also creates a critical need to re-skill workers, with as many as 375 million employees globally needing to transition to new roles by 2030.

Conscious Discipline-Based Curriculum Awarded $550,000 in Funding to Rescue Neurodevelopment in Zika-Infected Babies in Grenada

techlearning

Grand Challenges Canada estimates that these “bold ideas with big impact” have the potential to save up to 1 million lives and improve up to 28 million lives by 2030. ORLANDO, Fla.

3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

Check out the free resource: Goodbye Teacher Tired: 5 Days to Doing Fewer Things Better from Angela Watson. Joe: Well, I’m excited, because I look out at the world, and we have – UNESCO says, by 2030, we have a teacher shortage of 25.8

India tries coding camps, craft centers and all-girls schools to fight illiteracy

The Hechinger Report

billion people, India is second only to China in population, and will account for 25 percent of the world’s labor pool by 2030. billion people, India is second only to China in population and will account for 25 percent of the world’s labor pool by 2030.

3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

For guests and hyperlinks to resources, scroll down. Joe: Well, I’m excited, because I look out at the world, and we have – UNESCO says, by 2030, we have a teacher shortage of 25.8

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. The AAP has helpfully reminded us that the focus must be on how well we’re using our time and resources with children.

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

The Hechinger Report

Through a series of conversations, we addressed literacy’s role in the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, closing the knowledge poverty gap, technology and the literacy leadership challenge and collective approaches to literacy leadership education. Marcie Craig Post.

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

Edsurge

In fact, resources and funding are often geared toward the traditional 17- to 22-year-old college-going population and less often to working adults, our growing new-traditional student population. 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.

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Where Did All These Teen Activists Come From?

MindShift

Their goal is to achieve the Green Ribbon School Standards , a distinction for schools and districts that show excellence in resource efficiency, health and wellness, and environmental and sustainability education.

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

MindShift

announced a goal to sell only electric vehicles by 2030. And here’s where leapfrogging really gets interesting: Some of the places with the fewest resources can become sources for huge inspiration.

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

Edsurge

This kind of learning is happening in schools and youth programs all over the world and many of the people leading this work are purposefully connecting it to the United Nations Global Goals for Sustainable Development , a set of 17 goals to make the world a better place by 2030.