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Login or Create New Account Member Spotlights RIT Launches Nation’s First Minor in Free and Open Source Software and Free Culture Partner News NMC Partners with the Balboa Park Online Collaborative iTUNES U Ideas that Matter and More High Quality, Free EdTech Content Sparking innovation, learning and creativity. > NMC Horizon Project > NMC Horizon Reports > NMC Horizon Project Navigator > NMC Horizon EdTech Weekly App NMC Horizon Project The NMC Horizon Project charts the landscape of emerging technologies for teaching, learning, and creative inquiry. > Serve on a Horizon Project Expert Panel > Submit a Project for Inclusion in a Horizon Report Open Much of the work of the NMC Horizon Project takes place in a wiki where international experts across all different educational sectors openly exchange ideas and engage in insightful discourse. Global The most recent addition to the NMC Horizon Project is a new series of region-specific reports called NMC Technology Outlooks. NMC Horizon Reports › News

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What is the future of data-driven creativity? Consumer needs and behaviors are constantly changing, and agencies must fight to keep up. In this Q&A, Lori H. Schwartz, managing partner of StoryTech, shares insights on the latest trends in wearables, branded content, and more. Teaching students skills We must teach skills as well as content. Generic Skills are skills vital for success in assessments. For example the skills required to succeed in assignments, essays, exams, coursework etc This includes widely used ‘study skills’ and many ‘Key Skills’ but also includes subject specific skills such as writing a laboratory report, doing a comprehension exercise, or evaluating a marketing strategy. These skills are not content, and so often don’t find their way on to the Scheme of Work. Yet they need teaching and they need class time! They are more difficult to learn than the content usually.

The Classroom Is Dead — Bright The Classroom Is Dead What if everything about the future of school was the opposite of school? We invited Eli Horowitz and Scott Teplin to consider the school of 2050. Now more than ever, we must be vigilant in our defense of our children’s future. 10 Emerging Education Technologies You Should Know About 5 Reasons We Use Social Media 8.40K Views 0 Likes There are many reasons we use social media.

Common Core Curriculum Maps These digital resources and tools for creating, collaborating, researching, and sharing can be found in the Common Core Curriculum Maps. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list, as the technologies are constantly evolving. Consider it a beginning! Free Online Resources Bookmarking These programs allow teachers to store bookmarks in one place, and allow others to access them. How To Use Augmented Reality In Education When you were a kid, did you watch RoboCop and totally love the heads-up display? What about the fascinating visuals in Minority Report or Iron Man? They’re basically a form of augmented reality (AR for short). Augmented reality is not something limited to just Hollywood blockbusters though. There are a bunch of ways people are using augmented reality in education, believe it or not. Before you get your feathers all ruffled, though, let’s clear something up.

Student Attitudes Towards IT Since 2005 I have been in conversation with undergraduates around the country, inquiring into their relationship with their digital tools. When I am invited to speak on other campuses (see more about these campus visits), I offer to teach one or more undergraduate classes. In each of these sessions, typically lasting an hour, I ask students to fill out a questionnaire that poses questions such as “Do you ever feel like you spend too much time online?” and “Do you ever feel the need to slow down and quiet down?” After students have responded in writing and I have collected their responses, I lead a discussion of the issues raised by the questionnaire.

6 Major Barriers Impeding Technology Adoption in Education Ed Tech Trends 6 Major Barriers Impeding Technology Adoption in Education Experts identify the most substantial tech-related obstacles to education, ranging from the solvable to the downright wickedly difficult. Weak digital literacy skills among students and faculty are hampering the effective use of technology in schools. But according to a panel of experts, this problem, as prevalent and pernicious as it may be, is within our power to solve.

The 30 Best Web 2.0 Tools For Teachers (2012 Edition) Looking for the best cloud computing software for your school? What about a way to remotely store homework and other assignments? It’s time to figure out which web 2.0 tool is right for you! The following presentation contains dozens of the most popular tools being used in classrooms right now. Common Core Video Series Education Commissioner John King, David Coleman and Kate Gerson explain every key aspect of Common Core standards in depth. By viewing this 15-part series, New York educators and administrators will learn step-by-step how to implement the Common Core for ELA/Literacy and Math in their schools and classrooms. You’ll also gain a deeper understanding of the rationale behind the Common Core and what it will mean for students across our state. Produced in partnership with NYS PBS stations WCNY/Syracuse and WNET/New York City, the series illuminates the Common Core through conversations between Commissioner King, a former high school social studies teacher and middle school principal; Coleman, a contributing author of the Common Core State Standards; and Gerson, a Senior Fellow with the USNY Regents Research Fund and a former high school English teacher and principal. Viewing the Videos

PowerPoint for E-Learning To successfully use PowerPoint for rapid elearning, you need to do two things: Rethink how you use PowerPoint. Most people approach it from a linear presentation mindset, building slides the same way they would for face-to-face presentations. That just doesn’t work for elearning.Learn to use PowerPoint’s features.

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