MASSIVE CHANGE!!! “The majority of the U.S. workforce will soon freelance.” | How is higher education reacting to this trend? Or how *should it* react to this trend?!

Freelancers predicted to become the U.S. workforce majority within a decade, with nearly 50% of millennial workers already freelancing, annual “Freelancing in America” study finds […]

It’s Time for Student Agency to Take Center Stage [Bjerede & Gielniak]

It’s Time for Student Agency to Take Center Stage — from gettingsmart.com by Marie Bjerede and Michael Gielniak Excerpt: Jason took ownership of his class […]

The vast majority of lessons in K-12 and lectures in higher education should be recorded. Here’s why. [Christian]

From DSC: The vast majority of the lessons being offered within K-12 and the lectures (if we’re going to continue to offer them) within higher […]

A new report from Silicon Schools: “All that we’ve learned: 5 years working on personalized learning”

        “Personalized learning seeks to accelerate student learning by tailoring the instructional environment — what, when, how, and where students learn — […]

Global Human Capital Report 2017 [World Economic Forum]

Global Human Capital Report 2017 — from the World Economic Forum Excerpt from the Conclusion section (emphasis DSC): Technological change and its impact on labour […]

“Learning is leaving the (school) building” — and other items from Will Richardson & Bruce Dixon

From DSC: I appreciated hearing the perspectives from Bruce Dixon and Will Richardson this morning, as I listed to a webinar that they recently offered. […]

Amazon’s TenMarks releases a new curriculum for educators that teaches kids writing using digital assistants, text messaging & more [Perez]

Amazon’s TenMarks releases a new curriculum for educators that teaches kids writing using digital assistants, text messaging and more — from techcrunch.com by Sarah Perez […]

Several faith-based resources

Several faith-based resources: biblemesh.com  zondervanacademic.com/courses  bibleverses.com biblegateway.com     

Reflections on “Coding bootcamp graduate for every 3.5 university grads” [Ravipati]

From DSC: According to the article below, bootcamps appear to be filling several (perceived and/or real) gaps. Quoting from the article: Why are students enrolling in […]

Each of us needs to be drawing from — and contributing to — streams of content [Christian]

From DSC: Readers of this Learning Ecosystems blog will recognize the following graphic:     I have long believed that each of us needs to […]

Reflections on “In an AI-powered world, what are potential jobs of the future?”

In an AI-powered world, what are potential jobs of the future? — from readwrite.com Excerpt: With virtual assistants answering our emails and robots replacing humans […]

DC: Students beware!!! | Hackers are finding new ways to prey on young job seekers. [Kelsey Gee at wsj.com]

Con Job: Hackers Target Millennials Looking for Work – from wsj.com by Kelsey Gee Employment scams pose a growing threat as applications and interviews become […]

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