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Wearable Technology

Wearable technology is an improvement to a person's everyday life wearable technology helps make life for a person simple. The Fitbit bracelet for example can do task people often wonder about like how many hours of sleep a person got, how many calories a person may have consumed,and also how many calories a person may have burned throughout the day. Wearable technology also comes in the form of jackets,jewelry,sunglasses,and backpacks. By adding technology to these items used in the…


Added by YeseniaS_QCAHS on October 24, 2014 at 9:56am — No Comments

Wearable Technology

Wearable Technology refers to devices that are worn by the user for example jewelry, sunglasses, fitbit bracelets , jackets etc. The wearable technology can record what your lifestyle or health is. wearable technology isn't new in the 1980's they started with the HP's calculator watch. Since wearable technology is popular, many schools are thinking about using it in there daily lessons.

Things I did't know

  • The fitbit tracks how you sleep, move and eat.
  • The…

Added by JamieW-BMHS-11 on October 24, 2014 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things Summary

The internet of things is a network that we use in our everyday lives. Many web tools allow objects to be annotated with descriptions, photographs, and connections to other objects, and other contextual information; the Internet of Things makes access to these data as easy as it is to use the web. The Internet of Things, a…


Added by jonathanb-bmhs-10 on October 24, 2014 at 4:04am — No Comments


Hi, I'm Emily and I'm 14 years old and go to MHJH.  I'm a freshman (9th grade).  I like to hang out with my friends and I love to be with my family. I enjoy cooking and trying new things.  I love making people smile and laugh.  I want to be a special needs teacher when i grow up. I'm looking forward to working in this project with all of you! :)

Added by EmilyT-mhjh-1 on October 24, 2014 at 12:31am — No Comments

Primary Source.BYOD

The Primary source I have found is from State tech magazine from the 12th Feb 2013. The main point that this article makes is that BYOD is good for work and users.


This article has useful video and quote. In the video, Kimberly Hancher, CIO of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, said that 75% of her…


Added by Nicole Lin on October 23, 2014 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Overview about the Horizon report on Game and Gamification

The Horizon report is written by HP and NMC and is about technology applying in educational use and from the game and gamification section, it tells the reasons, impact and how the game have been featured in educational use from kindergarten to high school.


The format of this section is well organized such as there are subtitles to define different parts. Also, there is a short summary about the whole section, which is highlighted.  That helps the readers have a brief idea…


Added by Canace on October 23, 2014 at 12:36pm — No Comments

Gaming and Gamification

Games and Gamification: Technology has advanced our society in ways nearly unimaginable. Things that were once deemed hard to do are now achievable with our advancements. Technology has had its obvious benefits, this is becoming more evident with gaming being a very popular activity, gaming has been proven to increase motor skills, is used for physical therapy and military training. But with all of…


Added by KamyaP_QCAHS on October 23, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Games & Gamification

Gamification may be the new idea that moves this set of ideas and supporting technologies into

broader use. The goal is to make game-like elements and surroundings, including travels, experiences ,  boards, goals, and rewarding, among others, into non-game places. Southeast Asia, has been noticed as a region of the world that is especially shooting for the impact of gamification.

  • At the Viktor Rydberg school in Sweden, teens take a mandatory course on Minecraft, where…


Added by DemonteT-bmhs-11 on October 23, 2014 at 5:09am — No Comments

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is a program that stores data, information, and other documents to the internet. Clouds can be private, public, or both. It also allows people to share the work with other people, and they can add onto it. Tablets and other devices are now designed specifically to use a cloud to back up the device. Clouds are being used more in everyday life, than just jobs and schools.

5 things I didn't know or found interesting about Cloud Computing are:

  • Clouds…

Added by BayleeR-BMHS-11 on October 23, 2014 at 5:08am — 1 Comment

The internet of things

My topic is the internet of things.The Internet of Things is a network of connected objects that link the physical world with the

world of information through the web. Such as attaching heat sensory tools to your refrigerator to make sure its the perfect temperature or devices that will alert you when your swimming pool is overflowed if your away from the house. As well as museums keeping devices in they're rooms to make sure painting have the right environment to stay in mint…


Added by JaredS-bmhs-11 on October 23, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

Learning Analytics

Learning Analytics is people going at their own pace to learn. 

Not everyone learns has fast and as much as each other. Certain people need different techniques to help them learn, for example sometimes its easier for people to learn visually instead of getting lectures. Some people like to learn from the computer, it all depends on the person.

  1. Theirs many different techniques of learning.
  2. Some teachers or such record the data of how fast people learn.
  3. Some…

Added by Taylorm-bmhs-11 on October 23, 2014 at 4:57am — 1 Comment

Internet of Things

The internet is an endless resource containing a wide variety of information, in all fields and forms of entertainment. Some things I didn't realize the internet is capable of were:

  • The majority of companies' Marketing is done online
  • Groups are currently working on stronger versions of virus protection
  • Pictures  can be stolen from your cloud
  • By 2020, it's predicted that most common household things will have computing abilities 
  • More…

Added by RyanC-bmhs-11 on October 23, 2014 at 4:55am — 1 Comment

My topic is cloud computing. Cloud Computing is  internet-based computing in which large groups of remote servers are networked to allow the centralized data storage, and online access to computer se…

My topic is cloud computing. Cloud Computing is  internet-based computing in which large groups of remote servers are networked to allow the centralized data storage, and online access to computer services or resources.

  • I didn't know that the cloud computing aloud you to run apps.
  • I didn't know that you could save things online to it as well.
  • I didn't know that it ensure data privacy with encryption keys.
  • I didn't know that it backs up data.
  • I…

Added by ChristianF-BMHS-11 on October 23, 2014 at 4:47am — No Comments


Hi my name is Jordan and i like to play basketball. I also enjoy hanging out with my friends and playing video games. I like to eat chicken waffles watermelon and my favorite drink is grape or red kool aid. I live with my mother and her boyfriend in Berea,Ohio, I also attend Berea-Midpark high school.

Added by jordanr-bmhs-11 on October 23, 2014 at 4:46am — No Comments

Horizon report

Games and Gamification 

In the society today, Games are becoming more popular by the minute, With such things as on the phone and consoles.

Schools, now a day are taking this popular technology to the new extreme, with bring it in to schools.

Added by NicholasP-BMHS-11 on October 23, 2014 at 4:44am — No Comments

The Horizon K-12 Report - BYOD

The term BYOD, or Bring Your Own Device, refers to people bringing their own devices to their school or work (such as a laptop or smartphone). A company came up with this term when they noticed that more and more of their employees were bringing their devices to their work and using them. They implemented BYOD policies soon after, and saw an incredible increase in annual…


Added by KaylieB-BMHS-10 on October 23, 2014 at 4:08am — 2 Comments

Horizon Project

The topic Bring Your Own Device is when an employee or student is allowed to bring personal owned items to their work or school.

  • One thing that I didn't know know about the topic is that it's called many different things.
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is also called Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT), Bring Your Own Phone (BYOP), AND Bring Your Own PC (BYOPC)
  • BYOD is a success.
  • "The success of BYOD aligns with global trends toward mobility as more people,…

Added by ariannah-mhjh-1 on October 22, 2014 at 11:41pm — No Comments

Horizon Report

My horizon report was called Wearable technology it was about devices that can be worn by people. wearable technology can also take form as jewelry. one of the early examples was Googles project glass. It enabled them to use information viewing their surroundings. 

  • Wearable technology not a new category 
  • the number of wearable devices is increasing daily
  • wearable technology doesn't have many recorded applications in school
  • k12 uses wearable…

Added by AnthonyG-mhjh-1 on October 22, 2014 at 11:35pm — No Comments

Blog post of internet of things.

Internet of things the network of connected objects that link the physical world with the world information through web. It is a concept advanced by IP co-creator vint cerf. Underlying technologies that will make it possible to show examples of internet and things. the advent of TP/Ip v6, launched in 2006, expanded the capabilities of the internet. A partnership with IBM has enabled the installation of interlinked sensors to track the…


Added by stevenk-mhjh-1 on October 22, 2014 at 11:31pm — No Comments

Handshake 2

 I am Canace from Hong Kong. I have been to Australia for almost 1 and a half year. I am a funny person and always with a big smile. I love to watch Korean and Japanese drama. My favourite in Australia is lamington​. I love boost and my favourite is mango magic.

Added by Canace on October 22, 2014 at 8:43pm — No Comments

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