Helping Diverse Communities Create a Relationship with the Maritime Industry

Digital Promise

The first of its kind in Puget Sound, this high school engages students interested in pursuing a career in the maritime industry, the third largest economic driver in the state. In fact, the maritime industry is projecting a shortage of more than 150,000 mariners by 2025.

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.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

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?

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.

The Edtech Industry Has An Oversaturation Problem

ED Surge

There are always new products coming out in the edtech landscape, but somehow a couple software platforms monopolize the industry and are used by teachers everywhere, leaving smaller companies and edtech startups facing an uphill battle.

Royelles Launches Industry’s First Inclusive Mobile Gaming Metaverse Dedicated To Educating And Empowering Young Girls

eSchool News

Royelles is on a mission to disrupt the $180B+ mobile gaming industry through transformational storytelling and inclusive role modeling, in an effort to dismantle the global identity crisis disproportionately impacting girls. WASHINGON D.C.,

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.

4 lessons the edtech industry should take from the pandemic

eSchool News

Here are four major lessons our industry should take from the pandemic. It happened slowly, then all at once. Vague news from Wuhan, stories from Seattle, then a run on hand sanitizer and paper towels.

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.

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.

STUDENT VOICE: Women need more and better opportunities in the construction industry

The Hechinger Report

Through them, I plan to make a difference in the construction industry and evolve as an entrepreneur in construction and sustainable energy. In my industry, women are capable of driving change and making a difference not only as part of the labor force, but also as managers and developers.

Spectrum Industries Boosts Esports Solutions Lineup with the Game-Changing Alliance24 Laptop Gaming Cart

eSchool News

Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin – February 24, 2022 – Spectrum Industries, a leading esports furniture and charging cart manufacturer, has announced the release of their game-changing Alliance24 Laptop Gaming Cart. Spectrum Industries, QUALITY SOLUTIONS by design.

The Collapse of China’s Online Tutoring Industry Is Taking American Educators Down With It

Edsurge

The exact reach of these companies—this industry—is not clear, but their collective footprint is massive, global and estimated to be worth billions of dollars. The sky was still pitch-black when Anna Whitehead rose from bed to begin teaching for the day.

The shift of education in the coaching and training industry.

Linways Technologies

But unlike our other blogs, we’re about to discuss education in the mainstream institutional domain, but in the coaching/training industry. The coaching and training industry in India is a booming sector and it has seen unprecedented growth in the past decade. Education is changing.

As China’s Online Tutoring Industry Dries Up, Americans Search for the Next-Best Gig

Edsurge

What happens when a $120 billion industry disappears overnight is anybody’s guess, but companies and tutors are already scrambling to make contingency plans. It was hard,” she says of quitting the industry, “but having made the decision, I feel really relieved.”.

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 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? The recent U.S.

‘Little Band-Aids’ Won’t Fix the Child Care Industry. New Report Proposes an Overhaul.

Edsurge

Folks need to understand that without better support for this workforce, this industry, it just may not be here in a year.”.

Sales of K-12 Instructional Materials Soaring, New Industry Estimates Show

Marketplace K-12

The post Sales of K-12 Instructional Materials Soaring, New Industry Estimates Show appeared first on Market Brief. Revenues for prekindergarten through grade K-12 instructional materials reached $61.4 million in March, up 82 percent over a year ago.

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.

How the edtech industry can help get education back on track

eSchool News

With this understanding, we must look for ways that we, the edtech industry, can add true value to these groups in order to help get them back on track in the current and post-pandemic worlds.

Education and Industry Leaders Rethink Back-to-School Season at Inaugural Summit

Edsurge

With battle cries of “Digital on day one!,” districts launch into back-to-school planning around this time each year. But the pathway to a successful start to the new school year is littered with technical landmines. And they aren’t new problems—they happen every single year.

OPINION: Our child care industry is in free fall, and that’s bad news for all children

The Hechinger Report

Labor Department data shows that the child care industry is down more than 125,000 educators, with 10,000 having left their jobs since June. The post OPINION: Our child care industry is in free fall, and that’s bad news for all children appeared first on The Hechinger Report.

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

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.

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.”

What the Edtech Industry Should Know About the Worst Parts of Remote Learning

Edsurge

The first time my mom interacted with an iPad was this August, when her 5-year-old grandson—my nephew—brought it home from school. Gus is a kindergartener, and his parents don’t have the luxury of being able to work from home, so my recently retired mother has become his education supervisor.

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.

Rethink Your Grading Practices

Catlin Tucker

This year I have posted several blogs about grading and assessment. I encouraged teachers to stop taking grading home for two simple reasons: Grading in isolation robs us of the opportunity to have conversations with students as we assess their work and, ultimately, makes feedback one-sided and less effective. Grading at home robs us of precious time with our families, time to relax, and time to create dynamic learning experiences for students.

Kajeet Appoints Industry Veteran Chris Felix as Vice President of Education Sales

eSchool News

Kajeet is the only managed IoT connectivity services provider in the industry to offer a scalable IoT management platform, Sentinel®, that includes complete visibility into real-time data usage, policy control management, custom content filters for added security and multi-network flexibility.

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

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.

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%.

‘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.”

Industry-Leading Charging Cart Company Launches new Caddy to Support Classroom Technology

eSchool News

To provide safety to children and their technology in classrooms across the United States, an industry leader in charging solutions launches two new carts with device caddy compatibility on October 4.

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. [

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

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.

Aceable Drives Its Way Into Other Training Industries — and $50M in Funding

Edsurge

But the company has since expanded into another industry—one that is growing as a result of the pandemic. As Blake Garrett was bouncing around ideas for a new business in 2012, he had some sense of what he wanted to build.

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.

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.

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

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