3 changes that can help the class of 2030 succeed

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Today’s kindergartners are the class of 2030, and by the time they enter the workforce, it will look vastly different. But if we’re going to ensure the class of 2030 succeeds, our current education system needs an overhaul and a refreshed focus, according to a new report from Microsoft. The report, which is based on surveys of 2,000 students and 2,000 teachers, was conducted with McKinsey & Company. How to help the class of 2030 adapt for a different future.

#9: 3 changes that can help the class of 2030 succeed

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Today’s kindergartners are the class of 2030, and by the time they enter the workforce, it will look vastly different. The report, which is based on surveys of 2,000 students and 2,000 teachers, was conducted with McKinsey & Company.

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Survey Says: Parents Think Tech Companies Should Help Build Kids’ Digital Skills

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As the debate about children’s screen time continues to rage , a new survey commissioned by Microsoft sheds some light on where parents stand. Specifically, 63 percent of surveyed parents said they were concerned about their kids spending too much time on devices at home, while at the same time 86 percent of the group said they view tech in school as helpful to educating their child. Education Technology Surveys Research

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How to prepare students for the unknowable

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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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The changing geography of work: a new report

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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. One study looking at labor market recovery after recessions found that displaced workers ages 55 to 64 were 16 percentage points less likely to be re-employed at the time of follow-up surveys than workers ages 35 to 44.16

CoSN 2019: How Teachers Can Revolutionize the Future of Education

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Today when we talk about education, we only talk about three things: the curriculum, the teacher and the assessments,” Zhao told attendees at the Consortium for School Networking’s 2019 annual conference keynote session, Envisioning the Skills Students Need: 2030. A preview of the CoSN 2019 IT Leadership survey — which will be released during the conference — noted 95 percent of respondents said digital inequity was a significant concern in their classrooms.

How Much Artificial Intelligence Should There Be in the Classroom?

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Fill out this five-minute survey , and you can enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card. in AI technology by the year 2030, so there is almost a Sputnik-like push for the tech going on right now in China. We can build robot teachers, or even robot teaching assistants. But should we? And if the answer is yes, what’s the right mix of human and machine in the classroom?

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

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And government leaders have been pushing entrepreneurship, coding and artificial intelligence, setting a goal of leading the world in AI by 2030. There are eight to ten millions students taking online tutoring in the country, according to a new survey by LEK Consulting that was presented at the conference. “It’s Beijing —China is a different world when it comes to education and tech.

3 Things Great Teachers Do

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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 I do a survey of my students every year. Joe Fatheree on episode 207 [A special encore episode] of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Global Teacher Prize finalist Joe Fatheree talks about what great teachers do.

K-12 is the Key to Workforce Development

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Ask their employers how prepared they felt these individuals were, and you're likely to hear discouraging responses across the board, at least according to a recent survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Of course, that makes sense considering these surveys were designed to shed light on students currently entering the workforce from college; however, by their nature alone, they are incomplete.

3 Things Great Teachers Do

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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 I do a survey of my students every year. Joe Fatheree on episode 159 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Global Teacher Prize finalist Joe Fatheree talks about what great teachers do. He shares his observations and also his hopes for improving the profession.

Government-Funded School Meals May Increase Obesity Risk

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You and her colleagues used information from a survey of 21,260 young people who were tracked from kindergarten to eighth grade to evaluate the school meals programs’ effect on pupils’ weight. ” in 2010 to reduce childhood obesity to 5% by 2030. (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.

Out of poverty, into the middle class

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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. But a national survey indicates this optimism may be misplaced: Just 16 percent of college instructors rated incoming students as “well” or “very well” prepared for college-level work, according to the 2015 study by ACT, the creators of the standardized college entrance exam.

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

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who may not respond to the survey because they fear, with good reason, persecution by the Trump Administration). By the time the subsequent census goes out in 2030, we will either have done irreparable damage to our country, or we will have closed the gender gap in tech and created a more diverse workforce and a more equitable world. A few years ago, a young woman named Natalia graduated from one of our Girls Who Code summer programs.

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The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

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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.

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

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Three out of four community college leaders said in a survey by the Education Policy Center at the University of Alabama that plans do not exist in their states to pay for increasing the number of adults with certificates and associate degrees. “It 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.

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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. All we ask is that you contribute to the discussion through commenting, completing the survey or sharing using the #wihea tag in any social media posts.

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

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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? ,

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

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In my state, a 2016 survey by the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education found that more than three-quarters of Bay State companies have difficulty finding employees with the right abilities to fill available jobs. will turn 65 every day until about the year 2030. . During the recent presidential campaign, one of the few things the two major candidates for president agreed on was the need for increased technical education.

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

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A third of rural whites, and 40 percent of rural white men, are resigned to believing that their children will grow up with a lower standard of living than they did, a far high proportion than people who live in cities (23 percent) or suburbs (28 percent), a survey by the Pew Research Center found. million more college-educated workers by 2030 than it’s producing now.

Is California saving higher education?

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California students spend an average of $2,020 a month, or $18,180 per nine-month academic year , on food, housing, books, supplies and transportation, a survey released in September by the California Student Aid Commission, or CSAC, found.

The looming decline of the public research university

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In a 2013 survey by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, more than three-quarters of provosts said federal spending cuts tied to sequestration were taking a toll on their universities, including in research. China could catch up by 2030 based on current trends. This article appears courtesy of Washington Monthly.

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At #nsvfsummit Stacey Childress repeats made-up statistic that 'well over half' the jobs of 2030 do not exist yet. Via EdWeek Market Brief : “ Principals Report More Influence Over School Budgets Than Curriculum Choice in National Survey.” 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.

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" Via The New York Times : “ Holocaust Is Fading From Memory, Survey Finds”: “Thirty-one percent of Americans, and 41 percent of millennials, believe that two million or fewer Jews were killed in the Holocaust; the actual number is around six million. 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.

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Resources , But Grasp Is Surface-Level, Survey Finds.” ” Via Campus Technology : “Survey: Faculty Getting More Confident in Tech Skills , but Students’ Skills Are Slipping.” ” Getting Smart’s Tom Vander Ark on a new report from Pearson : “ The Future of Skills : Employment in 2030.” ” Via The Guardian : “ ‘Junk science’: experts cast doubt on widely cited college free speech survey.”

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” Via The Register : “Privacy activists have called for more transparency and parental control over web monitoring in British schools after a survey indicated that almost half track their students online.” 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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Meanwhile on Campus… Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “2 Flagship Universities Surveyed the Campus Climate. ” Via The Cap : “Survey: Politically conservative students feel safe, respected and at home at UW-Madison.” “ What will universities look like in 2030? Once upon a time, this was a school survey company but it now markets itself as a social emotional learning company. (National) Education Politics.

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“By 2030 students will be learning from robots ,” the World Economic Forum claims. ” Via The Dallas Morning News : “15 percent of female undergraduates at UT have been raped , survey says.” Education Politics. “Former Lobbyist With For-Profit Colleges Quits Education Department ,” ProPublica reports. That’s Taylor Hansen who was a lobbyist for Career Education Colleges and Universities.