How this district is preparing students for 2030–and beyond

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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 While many people believe the world still in the third industrial revolution, which consisted of digital evolutions and modernizations, the fourth industrial revolution has already started: robotization, nanotech, and artificial intelligence (AI), Gundlach said.

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. 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. Related Content: eSchool News Robotics Guide.

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

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estimates there will be 50 million new technology jobs created by 2030 as automation transforms the workforce. While artificial intelligence and robotics will change or eliminate many jobs, McKinsey says, these advancements will also create many new high-paying opportunities for computer scientists, engineers, and IT administrators. Learning about coding and robotics can give students of all ages an effective on-ramp to computer science exploration.

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

CUE

But soon after October’s CUE Primary in San Jose, CA, a new adventure made its way to sacred circle time – programming BeeBot Robots. The BeeBot is a small, friendly robot that the students can learn to program. We asked our Kindergarten teachers what they were currently working on and how we might incorporate the robots. Flourish in 2030. Our kindergarteners will graduate in 2030.

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

EdTech Magazine

The extent of change that we’ll see from robotics, artificial intelligence and the like is both incredible and unsettling. 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. Some deliver hands-on experience in areas such as robotics and coding. K–12 Educators Embrace Ingenuity and Adaptation to Prepare Students for the Future.

District Tinker-Fests and Hackathons Rev Up Student Interest in STEM Education

EdTech Magazine

In every direction, robots are dancing, racing or manipulating objects, as servo motors whir and LED lights glow. . We felt like the community needed to see what our students are capable of doing with coding and robotics,” Land says. “It’s Robotics Offers Hands-on Pathway to Coding. In De Queen, instruction in robotics and programming is available at virtually every grade level. Sophomore and junior engineering students also use the VEX Robotics platform, Land says.

STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future

EdTech Magazine

In fact, according to a 2017 report by Dell , 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet. It’s a culmination of robotics and programming being taught at every grade level. STEM Helps Students Launch into the Future. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:10. School has always been a place to train students for their eventual adult lives.

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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. But this year we had kids creating prosthetic body parts, making robotic arms from recycled materials, and producing stop motion video, among other things,” she says.

The Past Decade Forecasts a New Wave of Economic Opportunity in Education

Edsurge

Some call it “The Rise of the Machines” for the convergence of multiple technologies: artificial intelligence, big data, data science, robotics plus virtual and augmented reality. According to Dell Technologies and the Institute for the Future, 85 percent of the jobs in 2030 don’t exist yet.

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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. Plus employers don’t want to pay more for older folks when they can pay less for younger ones and robots. How will a changing economy redistribute jobs and economic growth in the United States?

How do schools train for a workplace that doesn’t exist yet?

The Hechinger Report

We’ve all heard the dire predictions about the coming robot apocalypse. As many as 800 million people worldwide could be displaced and need to find new jobs by 2030. Carnevale told me that, first of all, the story of robots creating mass unemployment has been overhyped. Jobs in information technology are growing quickly and employers are trying to find ways to get kids excited about careers in the field. Sarah Gonser for The Hechinger Report.

How Much Artificial Intelligence Should There Be in the Classroom?

Edsurge

We can build robot teachers, or even robot teaching assistants. in AI technology by the year 2030, so there is almost a Sputnik-like push for the tech going on right now in China. to the idea of bringing in robots for some teaching functions. But should we? And if the answer is yes, what’s the right mix of human and machine in the classroom?

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. By LeiLani Cauthen. Nearly every school district in America is seeing some degree of student attrition.

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

Edsurge

By 2030, all baby boomers will be age 65 or older. In addition, job losses due to increased regulation, consumer demand shifts and globalization mean many American jobs stand to be revolutionized by robotics, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

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

Edsurge

There is a lot of talk these days about robots replacing humans in the workforce, but those conversations remain largely abstract. 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.

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. Plus employers don’t want to pay more for older folks when they can pay less for younger ones and robots. How will a changing economy redistribute jobs and economic growth in the United States?

Digital K-12 Classroom Online Summit | Feb 21-23, 2020

EdTechnocation.com

Put this in your calendar ?? for February 21-23, 2020 for the Collaboration in the Digital K-12 Classroom online summit ! You won't want to miss these pre-recorded sessions from more than 50 presenters (I'm a Keynote!) from all over the world ?? ! Read on for all the details!

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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.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Some of the stories are in the “robots” section below.). ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. At #nsvfsummit Stacey Childress repeats made-up statistic that 'well over half' the jobs of 2030 do not exist yet. 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.

The looming decline of the public research university

The Hechinger Report

Among other things, they say, their work could lead to the kind of robotic exoskeletons imagined in the movie Aliens. China could catch up by 2030 based on current trends. This article appears courtesy of Washington Monthly. Four floors above a dull cinder-block lobby in a nondescript building at Ohio State University, the doors of a slow-moving elevator open on an unexpectedly futuristic 10,000-square-foot laboratory bristling with technology.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” (Note: there’s a response to this article by Georgia Tech professor Ashok Goel, who builds teaching chat-bots, in the “robots” section below. ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. 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.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Perhaps it should go in the “robots” section. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Via Wired : “ Med Students Are Getting Terrible Training in Robotic Surgery.” You’ll never guess… The UK Higher Education Policy Institute predicts , “ University place demand to grow by 300,000 by 2030.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Economy by 2030.” ” Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. 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. “ Arne Duncan Is Serious: Americans Should Boycott School,” writes The Atlantic’s Adam Harris. That is, boycott schools until gun laws are changed.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. ” Via Getting Smart : “Using Robots to Teach Elementary Students About Human Nature.” ” Getting Smart’s Tom Vander Ark on a new report from Pearson : “ The Future of Skills : Employment in 2030.” (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The USA Today : “Kids on winning robotics team told, ‘Go back to Mexico’ ” The kids were from Pleasant Run Elementary School in Indianapolis. More on racism at a robotics competition in the immigration section above. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. “By 2030 students will be learning from robots ,” the World Economic Forum claims. Hopefully it’s not the robots that power Google’s search algorithm.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

But anyway… Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. “ What will universities look like in 2030? Something something robots something something. (National) Education Politics. Listen, folks (particularly educators). If you’re going to decry “ fake news ,” then you best not be sharing it. If you’re going to talk about the importance of digital literacy or information literacy or media literacy or what have you, then you best practice it.