By: Alexandra Lange. Virtual reality (VR) has sparked excitement in my science classroom, opened doors that I couldn’t have imagined just a year ago and encouraged my students to begin thinking more about their future careers.
By: Louis Pienaar. Simulation-based learning allows my students to learn in a highly immersive environment that reflects aspects of the real world, encouraging deeper learning of cross-curricular skills and concepts.
By: Blake Beus. As students become more wary of ever-increasing tuition, a greater focus on personalization will be critical to attracting students & improving retention rates. These associated trends will emerge as a result.
I recently had the opportunity to visit Winton Woods City School District, a New Tech Network school outside of Cincinnati, and witnessed their personalized, project-based learning model firsthand through a student virtual reality project.
By: Rosie Clayton. British education consultant Rosie Clayton recently kicked off her Fellowship in the U.S. with a two-hour chat with Tom Vander Ark, and shares their discussion on the current education landscape and new innovation trends.
The predictions of the 2016 NMC/CoSN Horizon Report include that this year's hot tech topics, such as artificial intelligence, robotics, virtual reality and wearables, will become widespread in education in a few years. Here is a summary of the report's findings.