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Document Number: 10340

The NMC Horizon Report: 2012 K-12 Edition - This report discusses the top emerging technologies, trends, and challenges that New Media believes will have a major impact on teaching, learning, and creative inquiry in pre-college education over the next five years. The report identifies mobile devices & apps and tablet computing as technologies expected to enter mainstream use in the first horizon of one year or less. Game-based learning and personal learning environments are seen in the second horizon of two to three years; and augmented reality and natural user interfaces emerged in the third horizon of four to five years. The research and analysis contained in the report will help inform K-12 educators' technology strategies over the next five years. (New Media Consortium, July 2012)...


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