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.

blogs.kqed.org

Why Aren’t More Schools Using Free, Open Tools?: ... In many cases districts haven’t even heard of the open-source options available. In others, ...

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edutopia.org

The Backchannel: Giving Every Student a Voice in the Blended Mobile Classroom: ... It can be difficult to collect every student's ideas solely in a face-to-face setting. Vocal ...

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Signature engineering building offers opportunity for structural monitoring: Faculty members from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech have spearheaded a project in which ...

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sltrib.com

Minecraft’s virtual worlds can teach real U.S. history: ... In Amber Palmer's fifth-grade class, students formed their own states, debated whether to have ...

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campustechnology.com

Big Data: An Evolution in Higher Education's Technology Landscape: ... John Ittelson helps clarify some of the big ideas we've been hearing about big data: "For ...

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chronicle.com

In Defense of the Lecture: Lecture is not a bad word. This educator believes they can still convey useful information to learners, when done ...

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eschoolnews.com

5 examples of blended learning success: Blended learning and competency-based learning, another strong model in which students advance based on ...

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edudemic.com

Practice Makes Perfect: Truth Or Fiction?: What kind of practice makes perfect? This infographic from Edudemic sheds some light. ...

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Sabrina Pence – Three years of personalized learning: Key takeaways at Arthur Ashe Charter School: Three years ago, Arthur Ashe Charter School launched its blended learning model in an existing K-8 ...

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