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NMC Academy Launches Horizon Report Toolkits

The NMC Academy has launched a free online learning experience that will help K-12 education administrators and practitioners apply the findings of the NMC Horizon Report > 2014 K-12 Edition in their schools. Built and facilitated by Dr. Holly Ludgate, the Director of the NMC Academy, the NMC Horizon Report Toolkit > 2014 K-12 mini-course brings the content of the NMC Horizon Report to life.

The Top 10 Entrepreneurship Courses for Teachers

Entrepeneurship is a critical skill for all 21st century learners. Creating authentic learning opportunities, scaling teaching innovation, and shifting to deeper learning approaches have all been major themes highlighted in the past few editions of the NMC Horizon Report. Yet, in order to make learning more relevant for students while continuously updating teaching practices, educators need ample professional development opportunities.  

Free Online Training for Educators and Students!

You may have seen some buzz on our social media about a project that we're deeply involved in: HP LIFE e-Learning. This free, online platform provides training for educators to integrate entrepreneurship, business, and IT lessons into their classrooms and programs. Once you register through the HP LIFE e-Learning form, you will have access to the entire catalog of courses.

NMC Academy Launches HP LIFE e-Learning Entrepreneurship Course

The NMC and HP partner to provide free professional development to educators worldwide to integrate entrepreneurial activities in their classrooms.

Bryan Alexander Joins the NMC Staff

The NMC is pleased to announce a new addition to our staff. Please join us in welcoming NMC Senior Researcher Bryan Alexander -- futurist, researcher, writer, speaker, consultant, and teacher. Previous to his now-formal position, Bryan has worked with the NMC for many years, serving on Horizon Project Expert Panels and speaking at NMC events, among other projects.

Announcing the 2014 NMC Summer Conference Correspondents!

The NMC is excited to announce our 2014 NMC Summer Conference Correspondents, a group of dedicated volunteers who will be covering this year's summer conference. From arrival to departure, they will be sharing their thoughts and reflections via blog posts, tweets, and photos during keynotes, plenaries, breakout sessions, and other spur-of-the-moment events and conversations that will make our time in Portland, Oregon one NMCers won't forget!

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The NMC Announces Partnership with Autodesk

Partnership with the leading design software maker reinforces commitment to transforming education through 3D technologies

Get the 2014 NMC Technology Outlook for Australian Tertiary Education

The NMC and Open Universities Australia have jointly released the 2014 NMC Technology Outlook for Australian Tertiary Education: A Horizon Project Regional Report at a media event in Victoria, Australia and a special session in Melbourne. This report applies the process developed for the NMC Horizon Project, with a focus on identifying and describing emerging technologies likely to have an impact on teaching, learning, and creative inquiry in tertiary institutions across Australia.

The NMC and the Learning Revolution Announce Partnership

Two learning organizations join forces to bridge the gap between educators and best practices in edtech

Sparking innovation, learning and creativity.
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Identifying the impact of emerging technologies.
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The Edward and Betty Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts (MIDEA) provides timely, succinct and practical knowledge about emerging technologies that museums can use to advance their missions.
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The largest educational presence in any virtual world, involving more than 150 colleges and universities and a very active community of educators that numbers nearly 12,000.
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