Preparing Learners for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

A Principal's Reflections

Welcome to the Fourth Industrial Revolution. We believe that we are in the first few days of the next Industrial Revolution and that the coming age will systematically shift the way we live, work, and connect to and with one another. Known to some as Industry 4.0,

Introduce Computational Thinking with the Music Industry

Digital Promise

We’re excited to release two new resources—a short video and a two-page handout—that teachers can use to introduce students to how the music industry is using data and computation. How teachers can use the music industry to engage students with data.

6 E-learning trends currently shaping up the industry

Neo LMS

The e-learning industry is constantly evolving. Some current trends that shape up the e-learning industry at the moment are rather new, others are currently under the spotlight, while others are proven tactics that will continue to lead to great results.

How Is Cloud Computing Revolutionizing the Education Industry?

Ask a Tech Teacher

When I started teaching, syncing work between school and home was impossible. Completing homework required either printing it and bringing it in as paper or–well, nothing. There was no way to get it into a student school drive from home. Thanks to cloud computing, that nightmare is over.

Disruptive technologies in Education industry

EdSense

From ancient gurukuls to blackboards to Virtual Reality headsets, the way education has been imparted has transformed drastically over the last few decades. Globalization and Technology advances over the last decade have significantly altered the landscape of the education sector.

How to Support the Industrial IoT Using WiFi as a Service

SecurEdge Networks Mobility Blog

But besides more basic residential and office applications, there’s an entirely separate subcategory of IoT (Internet of Things) that’s unique to manufacturing and warehousing: the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Industrial Consideration Stage WiFi as a Service IoT

Spectrum Industries Inc. Introduces AV-Ready Lectern

techlearning

The SLIM Lectern is Spectrum’s thinnest lectern that aims to convert any classroom into a lecture hall

Colleges are adding programs in a once-decimated industry — manufacturing

The Hechinger Report

The industry has taken a more tech-intensive twist, making skills like practice in 3-D design — like the work Walker is doing — critical for future employment. Despite President Donald Trump’s campaign vow to revive manufacturing, the industry isn’t expected to rebound to its heyday.

Victorian Britain: Industrial Nation

techlearning

hrough six modules of primary sources, students will have the opportunity to learn different views of the use of child labor in some of United Kingdom’s coal mines back in 1842. Techlearning Resources Site of the Week

The development industry has the development equation backwards

The Christensen Institute

A few weeks ago, I wrote a piece in the Guardian that discussed the development community’s obsession with ending poverty, and why that’s the biggest problem with the industry. The industry’s continuous focus on trying to end poverty limits its ability to develop and foster innovative solutions that are so desperately needed if poor countries are to achieve prosperity. The post The development industry has the development equation backwards appeared first on Christensen Institute

Spectrum Industries Expands Color Options

techlearning

Spectrum Industries Inc. has expanded its Expressions Line, now offering new color options for its products. Added to the Expressions Line were five new colored laminate and eight new metal finishes options.

Making the case for market-creating innovations: a look at Tolaram Industries

The Christensen Institute

In 1988, Tolaram Industries, maker of Indomie Instant Noodles and a myriad of other products, decided to target nonconsumption in the food industry in Nigeria. People buying and selling food at a market in Nigeria. Flickr: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture.

Vertical Clouds Target Specific Industries

EdTech Magazine

By Linda Rosencrance Tailored platforms can bring organizations useful analytics and economies of scale. Cloud Cloud Computing Hybrid Clouds Platform as a Service

It Takes a Village: Maximizing the Power of Industry & Community Partners in PBL

Battelle for Kids

Industry and community partners can add incredible value and authenticity to projects, but we sometimes miss opportunities to fully leverage our partners throughout a project.

Education Seen as Strong Market for VR and AR By Industry Insiders

Marketplace K-12

The post Education Seen as Strong Market for VR and AR By Industry Insiders appeared first on Market Brief. Education is one of the sectors where augmented reality and virtual reality hardware and content are most likely to be applicable today, according to a new survey.

U.S. Education Industry’s Cybersecurity Lags Behind 16 Other Sectors

Marketplace K-12

The energy, retail, pharmaceutical, and transportation industries and many other sectors outranked the education industry in terms of having strong cyber-protections. Education Industry’s Cybersecurity Lags Behind 16 Other Sectors appeared first on Market Brief.

Spectrum Industries Inc. Introduces the TechCenter

techlearning

S pectrum Industries Inc. introduces its newest active learning solution, the TechCenter. The TechCenter is available as either a single (27.75” wide) or double (51” wide) unit.

Emerging Industries – The Robots Are Here (in all Shapes and Sizes)!

EmergingEdTech

(Image Source) Robots, Robots, Everywhere – Beside you, Above you, Even Inside You This week we’re examining the recently published book, The Industries of the Future, by Alec Ross. Book Reviews Future of Education Technology _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics elder care robotics emerging industries and degrees emerging industries and education expanding higher education programs in robotics robotics and education robotics industry of the future robots and the future of work

Opinion: Protect The Taxi Cab Industry From Innovation

TeachThought - Learn better.

Opinion: Protect The Taxi Cab Industry From Innovation a tongue-in-cheek opinion piece by Terry Heick We have to protect the taxicab industry from disruptive innovation. The post Opinion: Protect The Taxi Cab Industry From Innovation appeared first on TeachThought. After a century of dominance in the moving-very-small-groups-of-people-around-a-city market, outside forces have disrupted cabs as the de facto method for people-moving.

Aligning Career and Technical Education Programs with Industry Needs

ExcelinEd

How can your state align Career and Technical Education programs with industry needs? Last week, ExcelinEd released its fifth and final career and technical education (CTE) playbook, Aligning State Career and Technical Education Programs with Industry Needs and Priorities.

Should I Stay or Should I Go? An Opinionated Guide to Changing Edtech Industry Conferences

Edsurge

They’re abbreviations for major conferences for companies in the education industry. What sets them apart from purely teacher-focused conferences is that industry players aren’t viewed mainly as vendors who pony up for a sponsorship or exhibit booth. The last time I took a detailed look at the industry conference landscape for EdSurge was in 2014. There are also other highly specialized and invitation-only industry conferences. ASU GSV. SXSW EDU.

Educators Gain Valuable Tech Experience Through Industry Certifications

EdTech Magazine

By Tommy Peterson Google, Microsoft, Adobe and others offer programs to help get teachers up to speed, and districts often pay for them. Classroom Investment Management Professional Development Training

#AskExcelinEd: How Can States Make Better Use of Industry-Recognized Credentials?

ExcelinEd

The session, How States Can Make Better Use of Industry-Recognized Credentials , came on the heels of last week’s release, Credentials Matter , by Excel in Ed and Burning Glass Technologies. Cindy Hill , principal industrial and organizational psychologist with ACT Inc.

Mark Cuban, ECMC Lead $1.8M Round for Cluster to Develop Industrial Tech Talent

Edsurge

The allure of “tech jobs” and the salaries they command have given rise to new industries, from coding bootcamps to specialized recruiters. Yet the likes of Google and Facebook sometimes overshadow sectors that have been—and remain—core to the American economy: industrial manufacturing. In other words: Cluster acts as a specialized recruiter focused on filling advanced manufacturing roles in the aerospace, automotive and defense industries.

Twelve Years Later: How the K-12 Industry and Investment Landscape Has Shifted (Part 2)

Edsurge

So what is the state of the industry? Now there’s a large and growing edtech investment industry. This is the second and final part of a series that explores how the market dynamics the K-12 education sector have changed. Read Part 1 here.

How to Prepare Students for Jobs in the Self-Driving-Car-Industry

Edsurge

Many roads lead to a career in the self-driving car industry. That painfully obvious pun is actually one of the truest things you can say about this nascent, multidisciplinary enterprise, and it also encapsulates the challenge educators who want to prepare their students to work in this industry are facing today. People working in this industry have a wide range of skills and experience.” If you want to work in an industry focused on cars, you should take a look at one.

The Most Important Skills for the 4th Industrial Revolution? Try Ethics and Philosophy.

Edsurge

For those keeping count, the world is now entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution. When we educate people in AI and the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, should those engineers and scientists be designing machines specifically to replace human work?” That’s the term coined by Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, to describe a time when new technologies blur the physical, digital and biological boundaries of our lives.

How can the recruiters be future ready to face the challenges of Industry 4.0?

Think Exam

As we are going head-on through a phase of technological revolution- Industry 4.0, The post How can the recruiters be future ready to face the challenges of Industry 4.0? Online Assessment Platform hiring techniques industry 4.0

MeTEOR Education Names Industry Veteran Cindy Eggebrecht as Senior Vice President of Marketing

techlearning

Eggebrecht is a K-12 Industry veteran, leading sales and marketing initiatives for more than 20 years. – MeTEOR Education has announced the appointment of Cindy Eggebrecht to Senior Vice President of Marketing.

Evolving Print Industry

eSchool News

recently most programs tied to the Printing Industry revolved around the traditional offset. While the offset printing industry is still a vibrant business that requires skilled. trade workers, the fact remains that the printing industry is undergoing dramatic changes with.

4 Skills Tech Industry Employees Say Today’s Students Need to Succeed

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez From communication to STEM experience, these experts offer tips on future readiness. Classroom Curriculum Leadership Management STEM

CoSN 2018: Educators Rethink Learning Paradigms in 'Fourth Industrial Revolution'

EdTech Magazine

CoSN 2018: Educators Rethink Learning Paradigms in 'Fourth Industrial Revolution' Thoughtful application of emerging technologies can help educators solve problems and achieve the best outcomes for 21st-century learners. amy.burroughs_26341. Tue, 03/13/2018 - 16:31. Video ID. 1384004311. video type. Conference. CDW VV2 Strategy. CDW Segment. Customer Focused. False. Buying Cycle. Engagement. Pull Quote. It is less about the technology and more about starting with the 'Why?'

A Humbled Declara, Once a Darling of the Edtech Industry, Finds a New Home

Edsurge

Declara launched in 2012 to considerable funding and fanfare—including a shoutout from former President Barack Obama. But its AI-powered social learning platform struggled to live up to expectations, and never quite found its footing in the education market.

The Tech Industry is Hijacking School Data. But Decentralized Systems Can Change That.

Edsurge

My three children—aged six, eight, and nine—enrolled in a US public school last year (having moved from Europe). Since last fall they’ve already submitted digital data about their demographics, household income, ethnicity and legal status, food intolerances, medical profiles, grades and socio-emotional skills. Every activity on computers and the software applications they use in class further generates data about them everyday.

WaaS for the Hospitality Industry: Benefits and Features

SecurEdge Networks Mobility Blog

If you manage a hotel, resort, or spa, you already have your hands full.

Google, Expanding on HBCU Pilot, Launches ‘Tech Exchange’ to Boost Diversity in Industry

Edsurge

Google is not unique in the industry — the tech sector has historically underrepresented female, black and Latinx individuals — but the company has taken steps to be transparent about its makeup. Either way, she said, “they’re going to be leaders in the industry.”.

Diversifying the tech industry, one party at a time

The Hechinger Report

The post Diversifying the tech industry, one party at a time appeared first on The Hechinger Report. What comes to mind when you think of the SXSW Conference ? If you don’t know the acronym stands for South by Southwest, then this column may escape you completely.

Dreamforce 2017: Ushering in the 4th Industrial Revolution

MiddleWeb

“Every industrial revolution is defined by trailblazers. We’re in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, a wave of innovation and technology, radically transforming our economies, societies, and lives.”.

Despite industry structure, disruption is finally on the move in healthcare delivery

The Christensen Institute

Many industry reformers believe the solution to this crisis lies in allocating more healthcare decisions and costs to consumers, on the assumption this will inevitably lead to better, more accessible and affordable healthcare. The industry structure also stacks the deck against disruptive entrepreneurs, with professional licensing requirements, and access to patients and key delivery partners, controlled by incumbent providers and insurers.

EverFi Rocks the Edtech Industry With $190 Million Fundraise

Edsurge

EverFi is a rare breed of education technology company that can boast a wide reach. It not only covers the K-12, higher education and corporate training markets, but its staff also work in some of the most remote corners of the country. Last summer, the company held its retreat at a Native American reservation in Montana, where a team had been introducing its financial education offerings. Distinguishing the Washington, D.C.-based