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Education 2022: A 360 Degree View

Education 2022:  A 360 Degree View | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it

What will education look like in ten years?   

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This report contains a useful look at one likely and very plausible outcome. It also provides links to many other useful materials.

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The High-Tech Hiring Market Of Today

The High-Tech Hiring Market Of Today | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it
They see you when you're sleeping. They know when you're awake. Employers move to digital assessment in hiring, firing and promotion. We'll check in.
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Moneyball going mainstream.

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10 ed tech venture capitalists you should follow on Twitter

10 ed tech venture capitalists you should follow on Twitter | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it
These venture capitalists and firms can be valuable sources of information in the ever-evolving education technology sector.
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There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it
“I’m just not a math person.” We hear it all the time. And we've had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today.
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“Children in Japan go to school about 240 days a year, whereas children in the United States go to school about 180 days a year.”

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Ken Robinson: How to escape education's death valley | Video on TED.com

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them.
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My Thoughts on Codecademy - O'Reilly School of Technology

My Thoughts on Codecademy - O'Reilly School of Technology | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it
OST's founder shares his views on online learning and the rise of Codecademy.
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Some good insights (although I don't agree with all of them), and a well articulated perspective.

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New Sauder research: Want consensus in the boardroom? Get a round table | Sauder School of Business at UBC, Vancouver, Canada

New Sauder research: Want consensus in the boardroom? Get a round table | Sauder School of Business at UBC, Vancouver, Canada | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it
New research from UBC’s Sauder School of Business shows that seating arrangements can have a major impact on the way people think.
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The surprising iPad rival in education that isn't a tablet, laptop or desktop

The surprising iPad rival in education that isn't a tablet, laptop or desktop | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it
Education has been quick to jump on the tablet bandwagon by deploying iPads and a handful of Windows 8 and Android tablets. But in one surprising new twist the iPad finds itself under threat in the classroom from a different form factor altogether.
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5 Mentor Archetypes I’ve Met – And How to Spot Them

5 Mentor Archetypes I’ve Met – And How to Spot Them | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it
Ask any career development expert how to succeed in the workplace, and they’ll probably tell you to find a mentor. I couldn’t agree more – I’ve been fortunate enough to have
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The $6,600 Master's Degree

The $6,600 Master's Degree | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it
There comes a time in every concept's life when the thing...actually...happens.If you're reading this post, you probably already have some familiarity with all the jostling going on in the education
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Amplify Tablet for K-12 Education

Amplify Tablet for K-12 Education | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it
The Amplify Tablet is the only tablet designed for K-12 education.
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Nice.  Please make it for $30. http://extreme.stanford.edu/

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Facebook’s Open Academy Pairs Students With Open Source For University Credit

Facebook’s Open Academy Pairs Students With Open Source For University Credit | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it
Facebook is working with 22 universities worldwide to further open source education.
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Education Tech Investments Surpassed $1 Billion In 2012 -- InformationWeek

Education Tech Investments Surpassed $1 Billion In 2012 -- InformationWeek | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it
As venture capitalists pour money into educational technology companies, some wonder whether they are just building a new bubble.
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Precocious! 14-Year-Olds Can Join LinkedIn, Size Up Colleges

Precocious! 14-Year-Olds Can Join LinkedIn, Size Up Colleges | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it
LinkedIn is pushing into the teen market, lowering the minimum member age to 14 and setting up hundreds of university pages aimed at future students.
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3 Reasons Why the EdX / Google Partnership Is Big News | Inside Higher Ed

3 Reasons Why the EdX / Google Partnership Is Big News | Inside Higher Ed | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it
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Catching on at last

Catching on at last | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it
IN A small school on the South Side of Chicago, 40 children between the ages of five and six sit quietly learning in a classroom. In front of each of them is a...
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Welcome to Draper University

Welcome to Draper University | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it
Draper University is an unconventional world-class boarding school for young entrepreneurs from around the world.
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The hundreds of incubators and accelerators that have blossomed onto the scene during the past 5 years are all models of the future of higher education.  Tim goes a step further, sets some high, but clear expectations, and explicitly creates the University of Heroes.  He's a hero as well.

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Google welcomes Android tablet app submissions on Google Play for Education

Google welcomes Android tablet app submissions on Google Play for Education | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it
Google is ramping up its focus on education and is now inviting developers to submit their Android tablet apps to its Play for Education platform.
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Q&A With Knewton’s David Kuntz, Maker of Algorithms That Replace Some Teacher Work | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

Q&A With Knewton’s David Kuntz, Maker of Algorithms That Replace Some Teacher Work | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it
Image: USDAgov/Flickr When education investors talk about so-called adaptive learning, in which a computer tailors instructional software personally fo
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Private Preschools See More Public Funds as Classes Grow

Private Preschools See More Public Funds as Classes Grow | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it
Across the country, states and districts are increasingly funneling public funds to religious schools, private nursery schools and a variety of nonprofit organizations that conduct classes.
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Schooled by Google: How Google Apps is penetrating education (infographic)

Schooled by Google: How Google Apps is penetrating education (infographic) | Impact:  The Future of Education | Scoop.it
Education is a notoriously slow adopter of technology, but Google Apps is growing quickly, if not virally, doubling over the last two years.
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Fidelis - end-to-end military education solution

Fidelis provides coaching services, a mentor network, and a social learning platform to support and develop new military veterans through their academic tran...
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