12 big technologies on the education horizon

By Laura Devaney, Managing Editor, @eSN_Laura
May 21st, 2014

These technologies, with impacts ranging from immediate to future, have big K-12 implications

horizon-technologyMuch of technology’s potential remains untapped in today’s classrooms, but the more stakeholders know about how technology tools can transform learning, the more those technologies can truly influence education.

Larry Johnson, founder of the Horizon Project, outlined the emerging technologies that will impact education in one to five years, as included in the 2014 Horizon Report K-12 Edition, set for release this summer.

These technologies will be narrowed down to six, but those six will be revealed when the report is formally released.

(Next page: The 12 up-and-coming technologies)