Horizon Report: 2012 K12 Edition Wiki Archive

The generous support of HP's Office of Global Social Innovationmade this research possible and is thankfully acknowledged.

Horizon Reports


Welcome to the workspace for the 2012 Horizon.K12 Project. This space was used by the members of the Horizon.K12 Advisory Board to manage the process of researching, discussing, and ultimately, selecting the topics for the 2012 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 is led by the The New Media Consortium, in collaboration with the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).

The report was published in June 2012, and focused on emerging technology and its applications to K-12 education. This is its fourth year of publication.

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 was made possible through the generous support of Hewlett Packard's Office of Global Social Innovation.


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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 2012 Horizon Report.


Horizon Report Press Clippings -- reviewing current news and references

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

Horizon Report Sandbox -- where we are doing our work

STATUS : The Advisory Board will be responding to the research questions listed below completed the first round of voting.




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 2012 K-12 Horizon Project Advisory Board – guiding our discovery and selection process

  • Meet the 2012 Horizon.K12 Edition Advisory Board
  • Interested in serving on a future Horizon Project Advisory Board, or have someone to nominate? Let us know!