Great resources for teacher development and to share with students.
Recently released Horizon Report 2010, from the New Media Consortium and Educause.
1-2 years: Mobile Computing and Open Content
2-3 years: Simple Augmented Reality and Electronic Books
4-5 yersr: Gesture-based Computing and Visual Data Analysis
"Forget the chalk dust, the dog eared textbooks, even the more modern DVD player.
Today's school students are downloading homework on iTunes, listening to lessons via podcasts, communicating with other students all over the world through social networking sites, and even video conferencing with leaders of business and industry.
And it's not just high-school kids who are making good use of the fast-moving technology; Australia's primary school students are now being equipped with the skills needed for the digital age.
Public schools throughout Australia are benefiting from the Federal Government's $2.2 billion Digital Education Revolution initiative, which aims to prepare students for further education and training, jobs of the future and to live and work in a digital world. "
"The Biggest Technology Flops of the Decade
by David Lagesse
Tuesday, December 22, 2009provided byUSNews.com
The new millennium was born amid an Internet bubble that soon burst, not a good omen for the technology industry. The sector rallied, however, and continued to produce a remarkable run of new gadgets.
But it had more than its share of flops, as well. Here are the 10 biggest debacles of the decade:"
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