Horizon Report

By: BrianD_QCA

Makerspaces

  • Makerspaces are spaces where people can gather to create, invent, and learn.
  • It is important because without makerspaces we wouldn't have these spaces to gather to and create things.
  • They use 3-D printers, software, electronics, craft and hardware supplies and tools, and more.

BYOD

  • Bring your own device is where people would be allowed to use their own devices anytime and anywhere.
  • It is important because people are becoming more and more adapt to them everyday.
  • They want to be able to use devices such as cellphones, laptops, tablets, and Ipads.

3-D Printing

  • It is a process for making a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model.
  • The creation of a 3-D printed object is achieved by using multiple processes.
  • They use a 3-D printer to print things in 3-D.

Adaptive Learning Technologies

  • It is software that individual students use while they're learning.
  • It is important because it is how some students learn.
  • It is used through teaching/learning based technology.

Digital Badges

  • They are an assessment mechanism that is housed and managed online.
  • It is important because it improves students college readiness among learners.
  • They are used to emphasize and support college readiness among learners.

Wearable Technology

  • Technology devices that can be worn by a consumer and it can have health and fitness tracking information.
  • It is important because it helps people track their health and fitness.
  • It is used to keep track of you health and fitness.