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Meet the 2013 Henderson Prize Winner: Cheryl Steighner

As many of us are embarking on a new school year, we thought we'd share an inspiring story with you regarding the NMC's Henderson Prize:

The 2012 NMC Summer Conference Brings Personalized Learning into Focus

Creative Commons flickr Photos by Andy Rush

The 2012 NMC Summer Conference was packed with perspectives and topics that spanned many areas of education. While I did not get to attend every session, I found there were two ideas that pervaded most of the sessions and keynotes that I attended: connectedness and personalization. In the context of learning and technology, the need for both is equally important.

Sneak Peek of the NMC Horizon Report > 2012 K-12 Edition

In the midst of Spring Break season, the NMC Horizon Project > 2012 K-12 Advisory Board was busy identifying, discussing, and voting on the emerging technologies, trends, and challenges that will be impacting teaching, learning, and creative inquiry in K-12 over the next five years.

Join Global Kids for their Upcoming Live Second Life Show!

Global Kids will once again gather in Second Life to produce and take part in a live virtual world talk show called "Let's Talk Sustainability." We would love for you to take part in Let's Talk Sustainability as audience members, this Friday, January 13th from 5pm-6pm EST...

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Consortium Leader Series Video Forum: Dr. Sue Cranmer

Consortium Lead, Pedagogy 3.0
Principal Researcher at Futurelab

In this video forum, Sue explores ways for educators to generate a deeper understanding of complex scientific concepts. She discusses game development as a learning strategy, as well as opportunities to bridge the gap between technology use at home and in school.

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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