The carefully selected press clippings and resources in this section have been chosen to provide a clear sense of both the forest and the trees in the landscape of emerging technology. Included are not only information about the technologies themselves but also clues to the context within which they are developed and used. New ideas, experimental projects, challenges and trends, substantive research, views on the future, and more, are discussed in the articles here. Eight categories of curated content provide both the latest news and the most important seminal works related to the technologies that have been studied in the Horizon Project.

wired.com

American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn’t Exist: Alternatively framed as maker classes, after-school innovation programs, and innovation prizes, these programs are frequently not ...

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Opening the Curriculum: Open Education Resources in U.S. Higher Education, 2014: This report, funded by a grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation with additional support from Pearson, examines the ...

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Rethinking vocational high school as a path to college: ... For years, vocational high schools have been seen as a lesser form of schooling – tracking some ...

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Blackboard Releases Tablet App for Teachers: Blackboard Inc. today announced the availability of a tablet app designed to improve faculty workflow ...

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What’s Going on Inside the Brain Of A Curious Child?: ... A study published in the October issue of the journal Neuron, suggests that the brain’s chemistry ...

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Program Helps Kansas City-Area Students Create Technology, Not Just Use It: ... Summit Technology Academy in Lee’s Summit offers advanced computer programming courses to ...

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10 Uses of Drones in Higher Education [Slideshare]: ... Brian A. Rellinger, CIO Ohio Wesleyan University has been experimenting with drones on campus to ...

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Mankato Initiative Transforms Special Education: ... In addition to making curriculum easier to access online, a new one-to-one digital learning ...

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The Real Revolution in Online Education Isn’t MOOCs: This article argues that online competency-based education has the potential to provide learning ...

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