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Realizing Increased Student Achievement With Mobile Technologies: Here's the Plan -- THE Journal

Realizing Increased Student Achievement With Mobile Technologies: Here's the Plan -- THE Journal | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
It seems appropriate that in our first column for T.H.E. Journal's K-12 Mobile Classroom Newsletter we should lay out the path to the Holy Grail of K-12: increased (if not dramatically increased) student achievement.

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Microsoft is turning the iPhone's camera into a 3D scanner

Microsoft wants the camera on the back of your phone to do more than take 2D photos. A new project from Microsoft's research lab is turning the average smartphone's rear camera into a 3D scanner —...
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Chris Urmson: How a driverless car sees the road - YouTube

Statistically, the least reliable part of the car is ... the driver. Chris Urmson heads up Google's driverless car program, one of several efforts to remove ...
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5 Surprising Changes in Horizon's 2015 Report on the Future of K–12 Tech

5 Surprising Changes in Horizon's 2015 Report on the Future of K–12 Tech | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Looking back at last year's NMC list of tech trends in K–12, there were several surprising additions and removals.
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Digital Learning Technology: How Will Technology Transform Digital Learning In The Next Decades? - eLearning Industry

Digital Learning Technology: How Will Technology Transform Digital Learning In The Next Decades? - eLearning Industry | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Wondering how technology will transform digital learning in the future? Check how Digital Learning Technology will change in the next decades.
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Shake up the gallery: how iPads are changing the way we visit museums

Shake up the gallery: how iPads are changing the way we visit museums | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Museums are integrating new technology into their collections. Do they add to the experience or distract from what’s on show?
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Insight for schools: Trends in university learning space design, big shift from lectures to collaborative learning

Insight for schools: Trends in university learning space design, big shift from lectures to collaborative learning | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
For many school-based educators, one of the justifications for maintaining a traditional teacher and content focused culture is the need to prepare students for university. But what if universities...
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The 14 most exciting new tech products that will launch before the end of the year

The 14 most exciting new tech products that will launch before the end of the year | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
From new iPhones to giant Samsung phones and a mind-blowing VR headset, these are the gadgets you should look forward to in 2015.
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Hospital prints first 3D heart using multiple imaging techniques - DeepStuff.org

Hospital prints first 3D heart using multiple imaging techniques - DeepStuff.org | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Congenital heart experts have successfully integrated two common imaging techniques to produce a three-dimensional anatomic model of a patient's heart.
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Gravity-defying 3D printer to print bridge over water in Amsterdam - CNET

Gravity-defying 3D printer to print bridge over water in Amsterdam - CNET | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
A 3D printer that can print "cables" of material in any orientation is set to 3D-print a steel bridge over a canal in Amsterdam.
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Augmented Reality: Enabling Learning Through Rich Context

Augmented Reality: Enabling Learning Through Rich Context | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Stephenson's Metaverse is a virtual reality space, a completely immersive computer-generated experience whose users have minimal ability to interact with the real world. In contrast to this fictional vision is today's burgeoning field of augmented reality (AR), a technology that superimposes visual information or other data in front of one's view of the real world.
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Udacity's Sebastian Thrun: How Nanodegrees can democratize tech education

Udacity's Sebastian Thrun: How Nanodegrees can democratize tech education | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
The obvious question was staring me right in the face. When discussing the online learning platform Udacity with its founder Sebastian Thrun — who co-founded Google X — there was…
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Google and Levi's to make smart clothing that interacts with your devices

Google and Levi's to make smart clothing that interacts with your devices | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Project Jacquard is making conductive yarn and woven touch-sensitive panels that can control your smart devices.
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A 'fourth industrial revolution' is about to begin (in Germany) (Wired UK)

A 'fourth industrial revolution' is about to begin (in Germany) (Wired UK) | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Factories are about to get smarter. The machines that make everything from our phones to our sandwiches rely on creaking technology -- but not for long
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MIT figured out how to 3D print using glass instead of plastic

MIT figured out how to 3D print using glass instead of plastic | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
and lo, it is glorious.
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Your Pill Is Printing: FDA Approves First 3-D-Printed Drug

Your Pill Is Printing: FDA Approves First 3-D-Printed Drug | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
The company that makes Spritam says the 3-D-printed pill dissolves quickly, even at the highest doses.
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Daimler Plans to Test Self-Driving Trucks In Germany This Year

Daimler Plans to Test Self-Driving Trucks In Germany This Year | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
The German carmakers says production of autonomous trucks is two to three years away.
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Five Ways Our Lives Could Change Drastically In The Next 5 Years

Five Ways Our Lives Could Change Drastically In The Next 5 Years | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
In five years, things will undoubtedly be very different. Our scientific and technical communities are making significant advances in the fields of artificial intelligence, natural language processing and highly interactive systems.
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What Wearable Tech Could Mean for the Classroom | Edudemic

What Wearable Tech Could Mean for the Classroom | Edudemic | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
The label "wearable tech" isn't only for big name products; if it's electronic and wearable, you're talking about wearable tech.
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Lithium battery technology breakthrough could totally change solar power

Lithium battery technology breakthrough could totally change solar power | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
A new method of manufacturing lithium batteries, pioneered by MIT researchers and 24M, may cut costs in half and greatly increase efficiency.
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Mark Zuckerberg’s vision of the future is full of artificial intelligence, telepathy, and virtual reality

Mark Zuckerberg’s vision of the future is full of artificial intelligence, telepathy, and virtual reality | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
In fact, some of that technology is already here.
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Ten ways autonomous driving could redefine the automotive world | McKinsey & Company

Ten ways autonomous driving could redefine the automotive world | McKinsey & Company | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
The development of self-driving, or autonomous, vehicles is accelerating. Here’s how they could affect consumers and companies. A McKinsey & Company article.
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This Robot Can 3-D Print A Steel Bridge In Mid-Air

This Robot Can 3-D Print A Steel Bridge In Mid-Air | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Autodesk and MX3D have teamed up on a robot that can actually "draw" city infrastructure, on location and without human intervention.
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Meet Google’s Next-Generation Virtual Reality Platform

Meet Google’s Next-Generation Virtual Reality Platform | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
Yesterday, at Google's IO conference, Google showed off the future of virtual reality -- and it isn't all made up of cardboard. This is surprising, because Google's previous ventures into the space have been, well, a little half hearted. Don't get me wrong: Google Cardboard, a minimalist VR shell for smartphones is undeniably neat -- but its limitations…
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Oh no: MIT's Cheetah robot can jump over hurdles while running

Oh no: MIT's Cheetah robot can jump over hurdles while running | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
MIT's scientists spent years making the Cheetah robot a more efficient runner. Now that's done, its creators probably thought it was time to give it a ma
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Why Today’s Teens Are More Entrepreneurial than Their Parents

Why Today’s Teens Are More Entrepreneurial than Their Parents | Future Trends and Advances In Education and Technology | Scoop.it
They have to be.
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