The New Media Consortium has released the 2012 Horizon Report for K-12 education. (Free account required for download).
About this year's report:
"Zero" is in the air lately. Here's a couple of recent blog posts addressing the vicious cycle of turning off students:
Young children and high technology. What happens when toddlers take to iPads?
For a fascinating 45-minute radio story, click on the "Listen to this show" or "Download" link at the top of this On Point page.
Here's a nice example of the kind of mutual benefits that can grow out of a relationship between "GLAMs" (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums) and Wikimedia.
Two Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) projects have won American Association of Museums MUSE Awards.
The 1968 Exhibit Vietnam Stories won in the Multimedia Installations category.
Both of these projects demonstrate the use of contemporary media and technology for education involving a broad audience.
MHS decided to show off all the prototyping for History in Our Hands to the big museum conference in town. We had a great crowd trying the iPods and testing out the plow.
Staff from the Minnesota Historical Society are going to be very busy next week! The American Association of Museums conference, the largest museum conference in the world, is going to be in the Twin Cities April 29-May 2.
MHS staff are presenting a number of education and 21st century learning sessions: