Future of Work
Education news, analysis, and opinion about the skills students will need for the jobs of the future.
- Future of Work Online Summit How Schools Should Prepare All Students for the Future of Work: The Big Equity ChallengeRegister for this Online Summit and learn ways you can support all students in the effort to ready them for the workplace of tomorrow.Future of Work The Pandemic Is Shaking Up the World of Work: Schools Need to Help Students PrepareWhen the global economy emerges from the pandemic, the workplace is going to be a very different place, a new McKinsey study concludes.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Our new world has only increased our students’ dependence on technology. This makes digital literacy no longer a “nice to have” but a “need to have.” How do we ensure that every student can navigateFuture of Work Online Summit What to Teach Today to Prepare Students for Tomorrow’s WorkplaceEducators surveyed by the EdWeek Research Center said updating curricula to get students ready for the jobs of the future is a top priority.Future of Work Three Reasons to Be Skeptical of Artificial Intelligence in SchoolsHaving a strong teacher in the classroom is more important than having good technology, a University of Michigan professor argues.Future of Work Artificial Intelligence Could Free Up 13 Hours a Week for Teachers, Report FindsA new report estimates that 20 to 40 percent of the tasks teachers spend time on, including grading, lesson planning, general administration, could be outsourced to technology.Future of Work Explainer What Every Educator Needs to Know About Artificial IntelligenceExperts think artificial intelligence could help people do all sorts of things in the future. Here's how it could impact education.Future of Work Here's What It's Like to Teach Artificial Intelligence to High SchoolersA high school in California taught seniors to work with artificial intelligence by exploring technical skills and societal impacts and engaging students in projects.Future of Work Three Big Questions on Artificial Intelligence and SchoolsArtificial Intelligence has big implications for curriculum, teaching, learning, and district management. And it comes with its fair share of flaws too.Future of Work Alexa, Tell Us What You Think of Voice-Activated Learning in K-12The ISTE 2019 annual ed-tech conference in Philadelphia June 23-26 will feature at least a half a dozen sessions that mention "Alexa" in their titles.Future of Work Can Artificial Intelligence Predict Student Engagement? Researchers InvestigateResearchers at the University of Montreal are partnering with an education technology company to see if Artificial Intelligence can predict student engagement.Future of Work Photos What Does Digital Literacy Look Like in North Dakota?Schools are doing more to incorporate technology and cyber security into their teacher training and student curriculum.Future of Work Opinion The Evolution of the Denver Public Schools PortfolioDenver Public Schools is the district to watch when it comes to portfolios. Tom shares how the DPS portfolio model is the one to watch.