• New report identifies challenges and predicts new trends; you may be surprised! Here some highlights:

    • Reading about the future technologies in the New Media Consortium Horizon Report K-12 Edition is almost fantasy inducing

    • The NMC Horizon Report > 2012 K-12 Edition is a collaborative research effort between the NMC, the Consortium of School Networking (CoSN), and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

    • The "top emerging technologies, trends, and challenges that the advisory board believes will have a major impact on teaching, learning, and creative inquiry over the next five years."

    • The abundance of resources and relationships made easily accessible via the Internet is increasingly challenging us to revisit our roles as educators.

    • As the cost of technology drops and school districts revise and open up their access policies, it is becoming increasingly common for students to bring their own mobile devices.

    • The demand for personalized learning is not adequately supported by current technology or practices.

    • Digital media literacy continues its rise in importance as a key skill in every discipline and profession

    • Putting 21st century technology into 19th century schools is a major undertaking.

    • We are not using digital media for formative assessment the way we could and should

Posted from Diigo.

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