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Teens and Technology 2013

Smartphone adoption among teens has increased substantially and mobile access to the internet is pervasive. One in four teens are “cell-mostly” internet users, who say they mostly go online using their phone.
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The Impact of Digital Tools on Student Writing and How Writing is Taught in Schools

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In a survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers, a majority say digital tools encourage students to be more invested in their writing by encouraging personal expression and providing a wider audience for their work.
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Social Media Update 2013

Social Media Update 2013 | Emerging Technologies and Issues in Education | Scoop.it
42% of online adults use multiple social networking sites, but Facebook remains the platform of choice
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NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition | The New Media Consortium

NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition | The New Media Consortium | Emerging Technologies and Issues in Education | Scoop.it

The NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition is...an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education. Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six emerging technologies are identified across three adoption horizons over the next one to five years, giving campus leaders and practitioners a valuable guide for strategic technology planning.

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The NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition is...an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education. Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six emerging technologies are identified across three adoption horizons over the next one to five years, giving campus leaders and practitioners a valuable guide for strategic technology planning.

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Teens, Social Media, and Privacy

Teens, Social Media, and Privacy | Emerging Technologies and Issues in Education | Scoop.it
Youth are sharing more personal information on their profiles than in the past. They choose private settings for Facebook, but share with large networks of friends.
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Anonymity, Privacy, and Security Online

Anonymity, Privacy, and Security Online | Emerging Technologies and Issues in Education | Scoop.it
86% of online adults have taken steps to avoid surveillance by other people or organizations when using the internet. Despite precautions, 21% have had an email or social media account hijacked and 11% have had vital information stolen.
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The NMC Horizon Report: K-12 Edition | The New Media Consortium

The NMC Horizon Report: K-12 Edition | The New Media Consortium | Emerging Technologies and Issues in Education | Scoop.it

Launched in 2009, the NMC Horizon Report > K-12 Edition broadened the reach of the NMC Horizon Report series to include primary, middle, and high schools. The K-12 Edition examines emerging technologies for their potential impact on and use in teaching, learning, and creative inquiry in pre-college education environments.

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This is last year's report, written in a different way, but still quite useful.

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The Future of the Internet

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Asked to predict the future of the internet and how technology/the Web will change over the next decade, hundreds of experts agree that trends now underway will make the internet more important even as it becomes less visible in daily life.
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