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This is an archived workspace used to produce the 2010 Horizon Report: K-12 Edition . You can find the current project wiki at http://k12.wiki.nmc.org

Welcome to the workspace for the 2010 Horizon.K12 Project. This space is a place for the members of the Horizon.K12 Advisory Board to manage the process of researching, discussing, and ultimately, selecting the topics for the 2010 Horizon Report: K-12 Edition. The annual K12-focused report, which summarizes the qualitative research that will be conducted on this wiki, and the K12 Project as a whole are a collaboration between The New Media Consortium and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN). The generous support of the Office of Global Social Innovation at Hewlett Packard makes this research possible and is thankfully acknowledged.

The report, to be published in mid-April 2010, will focus on emerging technology and its applications to K-12 education. This is its second year of publication. (See the Horizon Report: 2009 K-12 Edition, shown in this link in its Comment-Press-powered discussion format. The official electronic release appears in the right column).

Horizon.K12 is a project that applies the process developed for the New Media Consortium's Horizon Project to the identification of trends and challenges relevant to elementary and secondary learning institutions, and to clarifying key emerging technologies that are sure to impact the sector. Members of the K-12 education community are encouraged to follow the Advisory Board's progress as the discussion unfolds and to use the wiki as a resource and reference tool.

The research effort behind Horizon.K12 is made possible through the generous support of Hewlett Packard and the Office of Global Social Innovation.


What's New?

  • Do you want to be part of the process? Even if you are not on a Horizon Project Advisory Board, there are ways to participate before and after the report is released.
  • Developed by CoSN in partnership with NMC,
Toolkit for Discussing the 2010 Horizon Report: K-12 Edition helps to facilitate conversations among education leaders around issues discussed in the Report.


Project Timeline

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Introduction to the Horizon Project Wiki

The Sandbox is our primary work area, where you will find links to the areas in which we are actively engaged. You will see it change as we move through the various processes involved in sorting through the technologies and issues we will deal with as we make our way to the final list that we'll feature in the 2010 Horizon Report.

The Short List -- the 12 semi-finalist topics after the first round of voting

STATUS : The Advisory Board has completed ranking the responses to the four research questions has prepared the 2010 K-12 Horizon Report Short List, a draft version of the report that was be used as input to the final rankings. Follow the links below to the descriptive pages for the twelve semi-finalist topics.

Time-to-Adoption Horizon: One Year or Less
Time-to-Adoption Horizon: Two to Three Years
Time-to-Adoption Horizon: Four to Five Years
Critical Challenges
Key Trends

Horizon Report Sandbox -- where we are doing our work

STATUS : The Advisory Board has completed responding to the research questions listed below completed the first round of voting. While the research question phase is done, please feel free to add any more relevant links to the topics. See the

Horizon Report Press Clippings -- reviewing current references

STATUS : The Advisory Board has reviewed these resources as part of their background research and is marking those they consider important references with their wiki signature.



Additional Resources -- new information that may be germane to our decisions

The Advisory Board is continually monitoring the resources in this section, adding new ones as appropriate, to the Research Question discussions.

The 2010 K-12 Horizon Project Advisory Board – guiding our discovery and selection process

  • Meet the 2010 Horizon.K12 Edition Advisory Board
  • Interested in serving on a future Horizon Project Advisory Board, or have someone to nominate? Let us know