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.

cnn.com

Gaming Reality: Quest to Learn is a public school in the U.S. that bases its curriculum on game theory and game mechanics. ...

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thedigitalshift.com

Connecting the Plots: Figment is turning teenage angst into published prose: ... This article describes how high school students are using Figment.com, a free online publishing ...

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reportr.net

Social Media Grows in Importance for Finding News: ... This article brings up a report from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism that shows ...

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mashable.com

7 Ways to Educate Yourself Outside the Classroom: Mashable has created this shortlist of the current seven best alternatives to traditional education. ...

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Why Web Literacy Should Be Part of Every Education : ... This article makes the case for the importance of teaching students web literacy early on, just ...

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Who's Reading Your Research? Academia.edu Offers an Analytics Dashboard For Scholars: Academia.edu is a social network for scholars that allows "users to upload and share their research ...

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kplu.org

5 technologies Seattle kids say will rule education: "Fifty years ago a group of Seattle students were asked to make predictions about the 'classroom of the ...

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chronicle.com

Why Online Education Won't Replace College—Yet: The author of this article describes five fundamental problems with MOOCs he has discovered in his own experience of ...

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fastcodesign.com

SparkTruck: A “Bookmobile” That Brings Rapid Prototyping to School Kids: ... A group of Stanford students have begun SparkTruck to expose children to rapid prototyping at an ...

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