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. In the context of our National Science Foundation-funded Playful Assessment project, we’ve found the music industry provides a wonderfully realistic, relevant, and meaningful context for middle school students. How teachers can use the music industry to engage students with data.

Education for the 4th Industrial Revolution

A Principal's Reflections

Little did we know that we were in the midst of the 3rd Industrial Revolution and the dawn of the computer age was upon us. Whether you like it or not, we are in the midst of the 4th Industrial Revolution and have been so for many years. Tom Murray and I presented a call to action, highlighting the need to transform teaching, learning, and leadership in Learning Transformed to meet the demands and challenges inherent in the 4th Industrial Revolution.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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. The Fourth Industrial Revolution, toward which we are facing as a society, is still in its infancy but growing exponentially. Advances in technology are disrupting almost every industry and in almost every country. Do you like change?

The Value of the Online Program Management Industry

Wisewire

The Online Program Management (OPM) industry has emerged over the last decade as a key part of the online higher education marketplace, with $1.1 Recently, the OPM industry was discussed in an article published in The Atlantic, and the verdict was not favorable toward certain OPM providers. There is much more to share, however, about the reality of the OPM industry, its value propositions, and where its shortcomings might be.

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.

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. The post 6 E-learning trends currently shaping up the industry appeared first on NEO BLOG. A version of this post was originally published on November 8, 2018, in OEB Insights.

The child care system is facing collapse. Could unionizing help bring the industry back from the brink?

The Hechinger Report

I even bought a new computer so if theirs aren’t working, they have another one to use,” said Sanders, a licensed child care provider who has worked in the industry for more than 30 years. But a union can only go so far in alleviating many of the challenges facing the child care industry.

Education Industry Mergers, Acquisitions Slow in 2020 During COVID-19 Era

Marketplace K-12

A new analysis finds that the number of mergers and acquisitions in the education industry dipped during the first half of 2020 to at least a 30-month low. The post Education Industry Mergers, Acquisitions Slow in 2020 During COVID-19 Era appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Mergers / Acquisitions

The Coronavirus’ Chilling Effect Hits Edtech Industry Conferences

Edsurge

spike in coronavirus cases, which currently numbers around 118 cases in 16 states , is leaving the edtech conference industry with an existential (if not quite Shakespearean) question at the start of its busy events season: to host or not to host? Facebook, Google, Microsoft have pulled out of annual industry conferences, and called off events of their own. The recent U.S.

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

What Colleges Are Doing to Fight the 'Contract Cheating' Industry

Edsurge

This problem has the potential to question our entire industry, or at least put it into question,” says Adel Lelo, a senior principal product manager at Western Governors University. This is the second of a three-part series on the “cheating economy.”

Survey: Education Among Top Industries for AR/VR Investments

EdTech Magazine

Survey: Education Among Top Industries for AR/VR Investments. When asked which industries these immersive technologies are most applicable to, 41 percent said education. phil.goldstein_6191. Thu, 08/08/2019 - 13:09. Students can read about dinosaurs, or they can go to the park around the corner and roam the land alongside the ancient beasts. They can dissect frogs or assist a world-famous surgeon in the operating room.

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. The growth in the edtech sector is most pronounced in the entire Asia-Pacific region which is predicted to become 54% of the global edtech market by 2020.

The Game Agency Named to 2019 Training Industry Top 20TM Training Delivery Companies List

The Game Agency

Training Industry, the leading research and information resource for corporate learning leaders, prepares the Training Industry Top 20 and Training Industry Watch List reports on critical sectors of the training marketplace to better inform professionals about the best and most innovative providers of training services and technologies. The post The Game Agency Named to 2019 Training Industry Top 20TM Training Delivery Companies List appeared first on The Game Agency.

How Remote Proctoring has upgraded the E-Learning Industry?

Think Exam

Remote proctoring has been available from the past few years but it wasn’t acknowledged on a wider basis. With the sudden rise in demand for E-Learning platforms during COVID, remote proctoring software started to gain its much-awaited recognition.

‘Back to School’ Hijinks and Lessons for the Education Industry

Edsurge

But to the BMO’s annual education industry conference, where company executives, investors, bankers and financiers of all stripes descended in their suits and slacks (but very few ties). And over time, I think that purchases will skew toward what will best help students learn, and the rest of the industry is going to have to evolve along. I think the supplemental-core division is a construct of the publishing industry.”

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. If you’re involved in Career and Technical Education (CTE), you are probably aware that until. printing process.

How to Support the Industrial IoT Using WiFi as a Service

SecurEdge

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 IoTIf you have a Ring video doorbell or Nest thermostat for your home, you’ve experienced the innovation and power of IoT-enabled devices.

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

Latest HR trend in E-commerce Industry

Think Exam

E-commerce is the fastest growing industry in the market, it is rising on the boom. Digitization is playing a significant role in the growth of the E-Commerce Industry. The post Latest HR trend in E-commerce Industry appeared first on Thinkexam Blog. Human Resources E-commerce Ecommerce Industry hr management HR trend Latest HR trendAs per the research, online shopping is a trend in the market and it has increased by 45%.

How a University Took on the Textbook Industry

Edsurge

And some credit it for helping kick-start a trend—now known as open educational resources, or OER—that has sent shockwaves through the traditional publishing industry. Yet the nonprofit is also developing its own software designed to undercut the courseware industry, charging just $10 per student. Other than the used textbook industry , the market was largely insulated from competitors, according to Mark Perry, an economist at the American Enterprise Institute.

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. Still, Tolaram Industries was committed to figuring out a viable business model to sell their product to the Nigerian masses, and would do so for roughly ten cents. It has since created almost 8,000 direct jobs and created an industry, with 17 companies, that now employs more than 100,000 people.

SIIA, a Pioneering Convenor for the Edtech Industry, Scraps Its Conferences

Edsurge

What was once the premier, must-go conference in the education technology industry is now going away. Last week, the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced that its education technology group will no longer operate as its own division beginning July 1. based membership association will no longer hold its annual education technology conferences, once staple events for industry leaders. It was essentially the go-to association for the edtech industry.”

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

How Joe Biden’s Policy Proposals Would Impact the Education Industry

Marketplace K-12

The post How Joe Biden’s Policy Proposals Would Impact the Education Industry appeared first on Market Brief. The presumptive Democratic nominee is pledging to boost funding for numerous federal programs, including those support after-school and special-needs communities. Marketplace K-12 Assessment / Testing Educational Technology/Ed-Tech English-Language Learners Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Federal / State Policy Funding / Budgets

Industry Credentials = Increased High School Grad Rates

ExcelinEd

Explore state case studies on the effect of high school industry credentials on educational and labor market outcomes in the new report Where Credentials Meet the Market. REPORT: Where Credentials Meet the Market: State Case Studies on the Effect of High School Industry Credentials on Educational and Labor Market Outcomes [link] @ExcelinEd @Burning_Glass @laylaokane @Bledi_Taska #CredentialsMatter.

Edtech Industry Magnate Michael Moe Makes a Pivot

Edsurge

In an interview with EdSurge, Moe reflects on his path that took him on a “25-year passion” in the education industry, and what lies ahead. At the time, healthcare was a large industry—like 8 percent of GDP—but it was a cottage industry and wildly fragmented. It was a cottage industry. It’s the second largest industry in the U.S.

How the ‘Contract Cheating’ Industry Has Gotten More Aggressive in Recruiting Students

Edsurge

While companies that offer to sell students “custom term papers” are nothing new, college leaders say that the shadowy industry has become more aggressive at recruiting students as customers, using a mix of social media, direct email and even parties.

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.

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. The new metal color additions include spectrum blue, yellow, signal red, light blue, orange, lime green, white, and warm gray. The new laminate colors include royal blue, island (green), café sienna, navajo red, and gray. [

5 reasons your classroom needs an industry expert

eSchool News

Connecting them with an industry expert who works in that field and can answer students’ questions and help them gain an in-depth look at where a future in math or physics might take them. The single biggest factor in enhancing career development is having students engage with business and industry while they’re in the classroom,” Raja said during a TCEA session focusing on connecting classrooms to business and industry.

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

WaaS for the Hospitality Industry: Benefits and Features

SecurEdge

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

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. As you deepen your work in PBL, consider the following opportunities for working with external organizations, businesses, and experts: P21 Blog

How schools can meet demand for a $4 Billion industry

techlearning

K-12 schools, colleges and universities are scrambling to meet student demand for eSports programs that teach essential career and life skills. Strategic thinking and problem solving are the foundation for competitive eSports, technical careers, and post-graduate success