Without changes in education, the future of work will leave more people behind

Without changes in education, the future of work will leave more people behind – The Hechinger Report

A glimpse into America’s future labor market suggests a boom in health care jobs, soaring employment in clean energy and a continued decline in manufacturing positions. Those are among the key takeaways from 10-year employment projections released last week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

10 Major and Emerging Technologies That Will Shape The Future Of Education

Major Technologies That Will Shape The Future Of Education

No wonder innovative technologies change the way we used to learn and that happens incredibly quickly. Let’s see what major technologies will define the future of modern education and in what way. Personalized learning has grown as the opposition to standard group or class school education.

6 Future Learning Scenarios: How Education May Look Beyond Today

6 Future Learning Scenarios: How Education May Look Beyond Today

One cannot begin to imagine future learning scenarios if we can’t see where we’ve come from. I remember sitting at my desk with my textbook and notebook open and the teacher at the front of the class lecturing. In the afternoon I would go home to reread the texts and notes, my eyes glazing over and my head nodding in exhaustion.

A New Model for Professional Development

A New Model for Teacher PD

Teachers who embrace new technologies recognize that professional development (PD) can be achieved in part through collaboration with other educators. This type of collaborative learning is not as easily achieved through traditional professional development practices. Professional development in the digital age should be participatory in nature, where ideas and resources are exchanged and incorporated into instruction.

Improving Schools Through Design Thinking

Improving Schools Through Design Thinking

Design thinking is a human-centered approach to problem solving that begins with developing empathy for those facing a particular challenge. It serves as a framework that helps to define problems, empathize with others, develop prototypes of possible solutions, and hone those prototypes through multiple iterations until they have generated a viable solution to the challenge at hand.

Envisioning Future Education: 6 Exciting Predictions

Envisioning Future Education: 6 Exciting Predictions

“Meet George Jetson!” My childhood Saturday mornings were spent imagining what the world would be like many years from then. Cities in the sky, automated rituals, robots working for us-it was the stuff of wonder. Countless humans have tried to predict what the future will be like. Some predictions have come true.

Our primitive brains, godlike technologies, and crude attempts to find balance

Our primitive brains, godlike technologies, and crude attempts to find balance

The next 50 years of human history will be determined by our relationship with machines, according to UK-based futurist and author Richard Watson. He tells Future Tense about the ideas in his new book, ‘Digital vs Human’. We’ve had a relationship with technology since we created fire and the wheel.