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Trends | Demand for Big Data Skills

Pick up a magazine or newspaper these days and you’ll likely see something about statistics and data science and how it’s become one of the decade’s hottest fields. Unsurprisingly, the demand for Big Data skills has had a big influence … Continue reading

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Trends | NewSchools Seed Fund Stats

NewSchools Seed Fund recently announced its ReImaginED deck, which highlights recent trends in education and edtech. The slide deck includes statistics and analysis that paint a picture of U.S.’s youths’ opportunities in education and the workforce, such as: – Only … Continue reading

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The New Reference Shelf

As technology evolves, promoting digital literacy through online video. GUEST COLUMN | by Laurie Burruss Technology continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, making software skills and digital literacy critical to student and employee success in the 21st century. Community … Continue reading

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Trends | New Tech Funk

This school has funk. The mission of A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School is to be “an outstanding school of choice where students are engaged in project-based learning that develops 21st-century skills supported by technology that prepares them for a … Continue reading

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Trends | Be the Disrupter, Not the Disrupted

‘You be the disrupter, not the disrupted” — cautions a new whitepaper targeted to individuals, professors, universities and others in and around higher education who are directly involved in the online classes and training realm. “If education is the most … Continue reading

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