What's On the Tech Horizon for Schools
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What's On the Tech Horizon for Schools
This Scoop.it highlights some of the technology tools and trends listed in the NMC Horizon Project Short List: 2012 K-12 Edition
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The Best Sites for Collaborative Online Studying — The Digital Shift

The Best Sites for Collaborative Online Studying — The Digital Shift | What's On the Tech Horizon for Schools | Scoop.it

"These tools can enable our students to connect, share notes, and work through difficult problems together."

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elearn Magazine: A Place to Call Our Own

elearn Magazine: A Place to Call Our Own | What's On the Tech Horizon for Schools | Scoop.it

"Learning has been flipped on its head, with second-hand learning experiences now being converted to first-hand discovery experiences through experiential and problem-based learning."

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Building Civilizations, Brick by Digital Brick

Building Civilizations, Brick by Digital Brick | What's On the Tech Horizon for Schools | Scoop.it

"Take a look at how teacher Joel Levin uses the online game Minecraft to teach second-grade students how to work together and build little civilizations."

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Building a Library in the Clouds -- THE Journal

Doug Johnson, director of media and technology for the Mankato Area Public Schools, recently spoke at the American Association of School Librarians National Conference on the subject of "School Libraries and Cloud Computing: Roles and...
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James Paul Gee on Learning with Video Games

James Paul Gee on Learning with Video Games | What's On the Tech Horizon for Schools | Scoop.it

"The gaming expert shares insights into why video games are such effective learning tools."

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Augmented Reality: Coming Soon to a School Near You?

Augmented Reality: Coming Soon to a School Near You? | What's On the Tech Horizon for Schools | Scoop.it
A new augmented reality platform is connecting students to their community and putting them in the driver’s seat of their learning experience.
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Facebook & admissions & e-reputations « NeverEndingSearch

Facebook & admissions & e-reputations « NeverEndingSearch | What's On the Tech Horizon for Schools | Scoop.it

Joyce Valenza shares the strategies she uses to teach her junior class about digital identities and "e-reputations."

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How Technology (And A Controversial Idea) Can Start Fixing Education | Edudemic

How Technology (And A Controversial Idea) Can Start Fixing Education | Edudemic | What's On the Tech Horizon for Schools | Scoop.it

"The US is falling way behind in terms of educating our youth and our current economic crisis may be a huge wake up call."

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Why Your School Should Consider a BYOD Initiative

Why Your School Should Consider a BYOD Initiative | What's On the Tech Horizon for Schools | Scoop.it
Fulfilling students’ digital expectations and increasing their participation in classroom activities are just two of the benefits that schools with “bring your own device” programs are reaping.
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