Social Studies & Citizen Voice: Students Raising Their Voice on What Matters

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Olin made student voice a priority in her social studies blocks. She wants to weave this thread of citizen voice throughout the year as students study events in US history. The goals include targets that the whole world should be working on in order to see a better world by 2030.

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5 Ways To Bring SEL Into Edtech Classroom Use

The CoolCatTeacher

Mark has taught both pre-service and post-graduate studies. In his current role Mark has led the Class of 2030 and Emotion and Cognition in the Age of AI global research initiatives.

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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.”

Chasing financial inclusion is a red herring—economic inclusion should be the goal

The Christensen Institute

A 2016 study found that just 2% of households were lifted out of poverty as a result , yet I would argue, alongside development expert Lant Pritchett , that escaping extreme poverty is too low of a bar and therefore not an adequate measure of success.

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. We can start with enrollment and fields of study.

K–12 Schools Should Teach Soft Skills to Prepare Students for the Future Workforce

EdTech Magazine

A 2017 Report by Dell Technologies estimates that 85 percent of the jobs that will exist in 2030 — fewer than 12 years from now — haven’t been invented yet. K–12 Schools Should Teach Soft Skills to Prepare Students for the Future Workforce. eli.zimmerman_9856. Thu, 08/30/2018 - 17:18.

As New England Liberal Arts Colleges Struggle Financially, One Pins Hopes on Health Care Majors


Trouble in New England By 2030, the number of high school graduates in New England is projected to decline 25 percent from its peak in 2007, according to a report from EY Parthenon, which could disproportionately affect small campuses that draw from local communities.

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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. Studies have found that, when used as a baseline, standardized tests hold untapped power to personalize learning year over year for individual students. .

Educational Leadership for Social Good


I was impressed by Jennifer’s background as a classroom teacher, speech pathologist, and principal with interests in global studies, cross-cultural collaboration, and a peace curriculum.

5 Reasons to Try a Whole Novel Approach in Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Ariel: Ok, so the whole novel approach is really kind of like a workshop approach to a whole class novel study. We investigate it and get to a deeper meaning, in all the ways that are wonderful about class discussions and whole class novel study.

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


to 55%; By 2030 , increase economic opportunities and support an entrepreneurial ecosystem that strengthens Hawaii’s natural environment, culture and community; and. Programs of Study Do CTE programs of study represent high-quality, sequential and progressive learning pathways?

10 Ways Interactive Touch Screen Displays Improve Education

ViewSonic Education

Forget telling students about the results of scientific study. By 2030, 30 to 40 percent of jobs will require strong social-emotional skills. A recent study compared the results of traditional vs tech teaching with students age three to six.

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. And many of the public, government-run schools – where 70 percent of all children study – have no computers or tablets.

The future of learning unfolding in Malawi

The Christensen Institute

One group learned math while the other studied Chichewa, one of the major languages of Malawi. Children in Malawi learning on iPads. COURTESY OF SUSAN COLBY, IMAGINE WORLDWIDE. A piece of the future of learning unfolded before me over the past week.

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. We can start with enrollment and fields of study.

What the World Can Teach the US About Education Technology


No country studied by the report had a perfect way for educators and entrepreneurs to connect on product quality. 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. Some 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.

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.

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

The Hechinger Report

Students study for classes at a government school on the edge of the Thar Desert. billion people, India is second only to China in population, and will account for 25 percent of the world’s labor pool by 2030.

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

The Hechinger Report

As a nation, we complain about the cost of attending college, while studies show 80 percent of tuition increases at public universities and colleges between 2001 and 2011 were the direct result of state disinvestment. Photo: Meredith Kolodner. It’s official: we have a new president.

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

The Hechinger Report

They have been studying how and at what age children come to learn words, follow stories, and grasp educational concepts that appear in ebooks, videos, and apps. Today’s preschoolers — the class of 2030 —will still need to be able to read in the traditional sense.

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Pearson’s Former Product Chief Reflects on the 4 Megatrends Shaping Global Education


You might be interested to find that teaching, health and hospitality services, and food preparation top the list of critical professions in 2030—along with the more obvious ones like software engineering, data science, and cyber security. ROL’ — Return on Learning According to UNESCO , by 2030, the world will add 120 million new students seeking access to higher education, including a 50 percent increase in pupils seeking education outside their home countries.

3 Things Great Teachers Do

The CoolCatTeacher

The Kids Discover online platform lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners at three different lexiles.

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.

As more Americans retire, we must educate a new generation of leaders by making higher ed affordable

The Hechinger Report

An Accenture study found only 18 percent of 2016 college grads expected to earn $25,000 or less per year, but more than double that —39 percent of 2014 and 2015 graduates —failed to find work that paid more than $25,000 per year. will turn 65 every day until about the year 2030.

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. A year later, he’s a freshman at Wytheville Community College in Wytheville, Virginia, where he’s studying criminal justice.

Kurani Design Firm Aims to Re-Imagine the Classroom

K-12 Schools - Education News

Among these projects are the Nelson Mandela School for Social Justice , New York City’s EPIC High Schools and a collaboration with the State of Rio, Brazil, in an ambitious project in which Rio plans to build 900 schools by 2030.

K-12 is the Key to Workforce Development

Mindspark Learning

As reported by Gallup and Strada, “consumer ratings of relevance are more powerful predictors of quality and value than demographic characteristics of individuals, their fields of study and their levels of education.”

Where Did All These Teen Activists Come From?


These are young people who have been affected by these issues, these are youth who are concerned about their safety, their future,” said Jesica Fernandez, a Santa Clara University professor who studies youth movements.

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

The Hechinger Report

Katrín Ólafsdóttir, an economist at the University of Reykjavik who studies gender inequality. So they went to university,” said Katrín Ólafsdóttir, an economist at the University of Reykjavik who studies gender inequality. They crunch all the studies into these three years.

“The world has become my classroom! Skype has become my window to the world!” – Kristine Holloway, Canada

Daily Edventures

This year, her classroom has focused on finding solutions to the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. I also recently shared this project work at the E2 Education Exchange in Singapore as part of my presentation on Taking Teaching Global with the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.”.

Goldman Sachs looks at higher education, very darkly

Bryan Alexander

Graduates studying lower paying majors such as Arts, Education and Psychology face the highest risk of a negative return. 18 year olds starting college in 2030 with no scholarship or grants will only start making a positive return when they turn 37.

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

The Hechinger Report

A study commissioned by The Wallace Foundation notes that when it comes to high levels of student achievement, school leadership is second only to classroom instruction. Marcie Craig Post.

NetSupport’s keyword monitoring now supports multiple languages

eSchool News

residents (22 percent of which aged between 5-17 years old) spoke a language other than English at home — doubling from 1990, and expected to increase to 40 percent by 2030, according to the Center for Immigration Studies.

Is California saving higher education?

The Hechinger Report

Jaelyn Deas at her work-study job at San Jose State University. Jaelyn Deas and her four best friends shared everything, including late-night study sessions in the library at San Jose State University and a never-ending preoccupation with how they’d pay for their tuition there.

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. She also plans to carve out time for students to choose what to study.