Rapidly changing technology continues to make its mark on K-12 learning. Let’s take a look at the future and see how technology will improve education in the next 100 years.

What do we need to know about the future of education?

What you'll find on this list are tools that get students to develop a true love of writing, engage in authentic scientific practices, collaborate across the globe, and make incredibly artistic and technical creations. You'll even find a couple of tools just for the teacher.

A school in South Carolina tests whether a robot can be a bridge to deeper human connection for autistic children.

The XReality Center at The New School uses the term “XR” to encompass all of the possibilities of reality warping technology. The “X” represents the unknown potential and explorative nature of this field, leaving room for its definition to expand as more findings emerge.

Nearpod provide a host of pre-made, fully-interactive lessons developed by subject matter experts for all school levels and subjects. Nearpod allows teachers to import lessons from any file type and begin adding interactive elements, web-links or video snippets to them.

St Vrain Valley School District discusses the various avenues of becoming a connected educator within the district. PLNs, COPs, and PLCs are all part of the connected journey.

Digital education developed by Stanford University. Our programs and services benefit from the immense knowledge and groundbreaking contributions of collaborators who continue McGraw-Hill sponsored research.

How can we measure what makes a school system work? Andreas Schleicher walks us through the PISA test, a global measurement that ranks countries against one another -- then uses that same data to help schools improve. Watch to find out where your country stacks up, and learn the single factor that makes some systems outperform others.


For more than a decade, EDUCAUSE has partnered with the New Media Consortium (NMC) to publish the annual Horizon Report - Higher Education Edition. EDUCAUSE is proud to continue the tradition of excellence begun by the New Media Consortium's (NMC) work on the Horizon Report. The report serves as a reference and technology planning guide for educators, higher education leaders, administrators, policy makers, and technologists.

As new technologies emerge to communicate and access information, goods, and services, there is a growing perception that schools can improve student experiences and learning outcomes by utilizing the latest technologies. Schools and districts are therefore under increasing pressure from policymakers, communities, and parents to quickly and effectively integrate educational technology into schools and classrooms, with the goal of ensuring that all students, especially traditionally underserved student populations, are equipped with 21st century skills.