Monday, December 14, 2009

2009 Horizon Report

I'm excited to see the 2009 Horizon Report, it's something I look forward to each year to see how we are measuring up. A key point mentioned as one of the critical challenges...
The K-12 Advisory Board also identified critical challenges facing schools as they seek to integrate new technologies into the established structures of teaching and learning environments. 
...There is a growing need for formal instruction in key new skills, including information literacy, visual literacy, and technological literacy
...Issues of assessment and integration of new literacies across the curriculum, and of teacher training, are complicated by the overarching need for a fuller understanding of what constitutes new literacy skills.

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