K–12 Educators Emphasize Personalized Learning for Class of 2030

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K–12 Educators Emphasize Personalized Learning for Class of 2030. Members of the Class of 2030 are just starting their educational careers, and they'll graduate into a world that may look very different from the one we know today.

In Announcing Winners of Higher Ed Challenge, Ed Dept Looks Ahead to 2030

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Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology held its first major event in nearly two years on Thursday, and the main takeaway is that the office is busy planning for the future—2030, to be exact. With 22,000 crewmembers—the majority of whom are paid hourly and 40 percent of whom lack a college degree—JetBlue wanted to help its employees find a focused career path, according to Bonny Simi, president of JetBlue Technology Ventures. The U.S.

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Why technology could be the key to powering the teachers of tomorrow

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Microsoft wants to power the teachers of 2030

Education in 2030: the Times of London looks head

Bryan Alexander

A few weeks ago the Times of London asked a group of British, Australian, and American academics to imagine what education might look like in 2030.

CoSN Honors School Technology Leaders from Across the Country

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“Their bold accomplishments encompass the overarching mission of Envision 2030 — to better prepare children to succeed in careers of the future,” said Keith Krueger, CEO of CoSN

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.”

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

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This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology. I define education technology as any tool that supports learning, digital or not. An abacus is an educational technology, as is the slide rule.

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What the World Can Teach the US About Education Technology

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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. By many measures, the country’s education technology ecosystem is small. 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 Looks Eastward: Snapshots from Beijing's Global Education Technology Summit

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To try to better understand this dynamic and fast-changing environment, thousands of entrepreneurs and education leaders from 34 countries gathered here this week for the Global Education Technology Summit. China had a reputation for copying technology from Silicon Valley, but these days the country has developed its own unique technology environment—what a new book by Kai-Fu Lee, former head of Google China, calls an “alternate internet universe.”

Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology

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Over the past 25 years, multiple waves of education technology and innovation have slowly washed into America’s schools and colleges. Along the way, innovators have often over-promised and under-delivered, causing many smart people to wonder if we’re now in a frothy bubble of irrational exuberance, most eloquently summarized by Audrey Watters in Hack Education, who worries that “education technology [merely] serves as a ’Trojan Horse’ of sorts, carrying.

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Ready to Become a MY World 360? Creator?

Digital Promise

As we approach 2020—the start of a “decade of action” leading up to the 2030 deadline set for achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)—we are pleased to announce the launch of a new round of MY World 360?.

5 Ways To Bring SEL Into Edtech Classroom Use

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Mark Sparvell cites current research about what students really want in their classroom and how social-emotional learning relates to education technology.

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Sustainable Development Goals: Writing Journals

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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.

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. in conjunction with integrating technology into classwork (creating the digital explainer videos).

5 strategies to navigate the future of learning

eSchool News

Advances in smart technologies and the knowledge needed to power them are paving the way for new kinds of educational opportunities–and a new guide offers a look at five strategies that will prove instrumental to the future of learning.

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

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Whereas when they think of technology in the home, they are thinking of eyes glued to smartphones and tablets—that sort of thing,” Shannon-Missal says. The survey also asked parents how they think technology will affect their kids’ employment prospects, an area where parents were less optimistic. Thirty-seven percent of respondents said they believed technology will eliminate more jobs than it creates, but only 23 percent answered the opposite.

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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. economics education and technology futures

Here’s What Happened When One University Asked Everyone for Ideas to Reinvent Campus

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That was one of about 24,000 suggestions sent in last week during a two-day online discussion asking students, faculty, staff, alumni and anyone else to make suggestions for what Long Beach State University should look like in the year 2030. Some wondered whether AI would—or should—replace professors by 2030. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary LearningHere’s an idea for revolutionizing a college campus: run a zipline from one prominent building to another.

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

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The evolution of society and technology places tremendous demands on K–12 leaders , and yet this same challenge can yield immense satisfaction. K–12 Educators Embrace Ingenuity and Adaptation to Prepare Students for the Future. eli.zimmerman_9856. Tue, 07/02/2019 - 13:59.

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

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As Tech TOSAs, we are tasked with helping to meaningfully integrate technology into our seven sites. Flourish in 2030. Our kindergarteners will graduate in 2030. Is the activity we are asking our students to do preparing them for life in 2030?

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

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This op-ed is part of a series of reflections on the past decade in education technology. 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.

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

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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. Our successes in Garland ISD over the last two years demonstrate the immense power of data and technology to create promising pathways for all students.

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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. 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. schools for years.

Look Here: Predicting 2020 Requires 20/20 Vision

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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. Digital Featured How Learning Works Technology age of experience education LeiLani Cauthen The Learning Counsel

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

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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.

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

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

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Jobs in information technology are growing quickly and employers are trying to find ways to get kids excited about careers in the field. As many as 800 million people worldwide could be displaced and need to find new jobs by 2030.

A Bootcamp Down Under: Trilogy Education Extends University Tech Training Globally

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As technology companies from Google to Salesforce plant roots in Australia, government and business leaders down under are trying to figure out ways to train students and workers to keep up with a changing workforce. As much as 50 percent of employees in the country could be working in roles that require programming or software skills by 2030, according to estimates in a 2016 report by the National Broadband Network and the Regional Australia Institute.

The Irreplaceables: What AR and AI Mean for the Future of Teaching #iste18

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One of your kids’ favorite restaurants back home had raptors from the new Jurassic Park 2030 movie taking orders as they jumped up onto tables to interact with guests. In a successful techno-human ecosystem, technology does what it does best while humans do what they do best.

A Great Way To Use Tech To Help Teachers Meaningfully Engage With Families

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However, teachers find it challenging to build strong relationships with their parents, mainly due to language, technology, and perception barriers. Taking on accessible technology. 5 million students are English Language Learners, and that figure is projected to triple by 2030.

Can Work Be Dignified in an Automated World?

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It's a place where researchers are delving into topics around race, the global environment and how to prepare changing societies for new technology and the workforce. We have the technology to move this water. Eighteenth century technology in the 21st century world.

Can Creativity Be Taught?

Digital Promise

The report notes that by 2020 rapid technological change will make more than a third of the skills considered important in today’s workforce obsolete. Along with more time, the technology gives students more scope, Noah says.

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

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Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology who has been championing digital learning since long before the term “digital learning” was being thrown around—back when she was still a classroom teacher in Alaska. 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. I think we also can leverage the power of communication technologies.

3 key parts of 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.

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

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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.