For over a decade, the NMC Horizon Project has charted the landscape of emerging technologies for teaching, learning and creative inquiry in education globally. The flagship NMC Horizon Report, focused on higher education, is translated into multiple languages every year. Over all editions, the readership of the reports is estimated at over two million worldwide, with readers in over 150 countries. The NMC Horizon Report: 2013 K–12 Edition focuses on pre-tertiary education. It identifies and describes six emerging technologies or applications with considerable potential to impact on school education over the next one to five years. The report also notes critical trends and challenges that will affect teaching and learning over the same time frame.The current article consists of edited extracts from this report.
A secondary science teacher describes her dawning awareness of how lack of literacy skills impacts on her students at different year levels, and then offers suggestions as to how literacy levels can be improved in the science classroom – Labtalk.