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.

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?

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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.

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.

Industry awards

Turning Learning On Its Head

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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.

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.

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.”.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Can outsiders redefine the insurance industry?

The Christensen Institute

Today’s insurance industry faces a daunting set of challenges including deteriorating trust, information asymmetry, misaligned incentives, legacy systems, fraud, and new risks like cyber that are difficult to price. Insurtech companies have received a lot of buzz for their potential to transform the industry. In either case, these new carriers are unlikely to revamp the industry because they just improve the profitability of the existing value network(s).

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.

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.

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

‘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.”.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.”

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.

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.

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%.

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

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.

MobileMind Launches the Industry’s First Crowd-Sourced Professional Learning Hub: MobileMind Community

eSchool News

ATLANTA— MobileMind , the modern professional learning hub for schools, has launched MobileMind Community, the industry’s first competency-based, crowd-sourced PD platform.

‘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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. [

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.

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

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

ManagedMethods Launches Industry-leading Student Cyber Safety Monitoring Powered by Artificial Intelligence

eSchool News

We have put a tremendous amount of effort into developing the K-12 education industry’s leading AI technology for student safety monitoring over this past year,” said Charlie Sander, Chief Executive Officer at ManagedMethods. ManagedMethods is the K-12 education industry’s only Google Workspace and Microsoft 365 cybersecurity and student safety platform that can be deployed in minutes with no special training and zero impact on users or network speed.