Research & Forecasts


Girls Who Work Alongside High-Achieving Boys Suffer Lower Self-Confidence

A new working report has suggested that proximity to "high-achieving" boys decreases the likelihood that girls will go on to complete a bachelor's degree; instead they'll choose "junior college degrees."

New Research Project Exploring AI in K–12

The project will explore the impact of AI-driven learning experiences on student outcomes, including academic growth and social emotional learning.

How Education Tackles Cybersecurity

A new report finds attackers are drawn to the education sector owing to the wealth of personally identifiable information on students, faculty and organizations associated with universities and schools.

Students Want More Out-of-Box, Creative Approaches in Math Instruction

What would entice teens to get more immersed in STEM topics? A survey of 16- to 18-year-olds suggested that teaching out of the box, more use of humor, pushing fun science projects and competitions and relating math to real-life activities would work for them.

Climate Change Needs a Seat in U.S. Classrooms

A big majority of Americans believe U.S. classrooms need to teach climate change, even if politicians don't always agree. In two polls done by media nonprofit NPR and survey company Ipsos — one among teachers and the other among parents — almost nine in 10 teachers (86 percent) and a solid eight in 10 parents (80 percent) agreed that the subject should be taught. Overall, nearly three-quarters of people (74 percent) do believe the climate is changing.

Funding Is Top Roadblock to AR & VR in Schools

The education sector is forecast to spend more than $6 billion annually on augmented and virtual reality technologies by 2023. Funding for the technologies remains a major hurdle to adoption, but price points for equipment are dropping rapidly.

10 Emerging Trends in Analytics Every CIO Should Know About

Augmented analytics and “explainable AI” are just two changes to data and analytics technology that should have "significant disruptive potential"over operations in the next three to five years.

5 Myths of AI

No, artificial intelligence can't replace the human brain, and no, we'll never really be able to make AI bias-free.

How Teachers Use Technology in the Classroom

While more educators are using technology in the classroom every day, there is no monolithic way that teachers are implementing new forms of learning, according to a new study.

Report: Time to Test New Forms of Teacher Prep

An organization advocating for personalized learning and competency-based education has issued a brief intended to help federal decisionmakers improve professional development for teachers.

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