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The Horizon Report

I have learned about learning analytics. Learning analytics have been really useful for schools, and commercial companies.

  • Learning Analytics is an educational application of web analytics. It is a science tool that is always used by businesses to analyze commercial activities. The education use of it is similar into data science with the target of student profiling.…

Added by andrewa-mhjh-1 on October 29, 2014 at 10:37pm — No Comments

Horizon Report

The internet of thing is really interesting. You can use it anywhere with that you can learn more and become inspired. People even the elderly can use this to discover the world and learn as well. The internet of things is a network of connected objects that link the physical world with the world of information through the…


Added by nayeliem-mhjh-1 on October 29, 2014 at 10:36pm — No Comments

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is a way to maximize the effectiveness of sharing information between two different parties over the internet. Using cloud computing, companies can potentially save large amount of money. You can upload and change information on a server and people with a different connection to the server will be able to see those changes immediately. This saves large amounts of time and can potentially be a lot more environmentally friendly. Basically a main server is doing all of the work…


Added by DylanR-BMHS-10 on October 29, 2014 at 3:12am — No Comments

Horizons Project: Wearable Technlogy

Wearable technology is any device that can be worn by a user such as Jewelry, sunglasses, and clothing. These devices are meant to be convenient. They are designed to be lightweight, portable and mobile. While wearable devices such as smart watches, Google glasses, and fit-bit bracelets may seem like new, huge advancements in technology, the idea of wearable technology has been around since the 1980s, when HP's calculator watch was released. Wearable technology is designed to become an…


Added by skylas-bmhs-10 on October 29, 2014 at 3:02am — No Comments

Primary sources

"Changing the Game in Education" is a ted talk video. The speaker of this video is Gabe Zichermann. He is a researcher on how game influence education from America. This video about games applying in educational use influences everyone.

In this video, he point out game can help children improve their academic result. An example from him is through playing ‘Monopoly’, students at lower banding in Math have become to top bands. Also, he states games doesn’t replace teacher, it replaces…


Added by Canace on October 28, 2014 at 11:54pm — No Comments

Cloud Computing


        Summary: Cloud computing refers to expandable, On-demand services and tools that are served to the user via the internet from special data centers. Over the past few years, Cloud computing has been firmly established as an efficient way for business to protect data, develop applications, deliver software and online platforms, and to collaborate. Cloud computing resources support collaboration, file…


Added by angeleahs-mhjh-1 on October 28, 2014 at 10:38pm — No Comments

Horizon Report ☼

Learning Analytics is basically the collection & analysis of data from a student/learner. It makes it easier to understand the way a specific student learns & they can adjust teaching methods from there.

  • Teachers now have more time to concentrate the individual needs of students & this also teachers the students self evaluation skills
  • It is at a very high complexity level & they have researchers trying to manage that
  • There is a predictive aspect…

Added by harleyh-mhjh-1 on October 28, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Horizon Report:Wearable Technology


Wearable technology is all about the technology that has developed to be worn by us the people. This technology has advanced very gradually and has been moving along with us through the years. Wearable technology comes in different forms such as jewelry, sunglasses, shoes,and jackets or backpacks. It is said even more and new technology is being created. Such as Google Glass that is going to become a great part of the…


Added by DahliaB-mhjh-1 on October 28, 2014 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Primary Source review

Recently, I found a primary source on Cloud Computing relating to work, employment and vocation. This is a small presentation made by Andy Gomez on Prezi; he gave a clear introduction on cloud computing and its impact on social and global community.

This introduction gave me the basic knowledge about my topic and which direction should I research into. The first section, what is cloud computing, told the reader what is Cloud Computing and its definition. He then stated the impact on…


Added by LianaL on October 28, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Primary Source

I watched a Ted Talk on the Internet, which was presented by an economist, Marco Annunziata. He talked about the Internet of things in industries. The industrial Internet brings intelligent machines, advanced analytics and creativity of people at work together.


In the future, industrial machines will be equipped with new technologies, and we can operate them in a new way. Machines will be self aware, reactive and predictive, which will come to us automatically…


Added by Joanne on October 28, 2014 at 2:54pm — No Comments

Review of Ted Talk IoT

In the Ted Talkvideo The Internet of Things, Dr. John Barrett describes The Internet of Things (IoT) as a scenario in which objects, animals or people are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a network without requiring human-to-human or human-to-computer interaction. Then he talks about what IoT can do to our daily lives by giving…


Added by sophia cai on October 28, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Primary source

In this video, there’s a boy who called Mandy who grew up in a Hasidic neighborhood of Crown Heights. He recorded his daily life and tried to connect to other neighbors. This video describes that most of people…


Added by lydia on October 28, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Horizon Report

My topic is the Internet of things. This topic is very interesting and amusing to some people. We use the Internet of Things in our everyday lives. You can access the data just as easily as you can use the web. The Internet of Things are changing rapidly. The Internet of Things is a concept advanced by IP cocreater and is the next step in the evolution of developing smart objects.

  • I didn't know that companies and other places use…

Added by alexisg-mhjh-1 on October 28, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

my main man jarret

my main man jarret


Added by jordanr-bmhs-11 on October 28, 2014 at 5:10am — No Comments

Horizon summery report Erich t

Cloud computing has become wildly recognized as the means of improving productivity and expanding in education. 

Google apps for education promote communication, collaboration and creativity.

The apps are a reliable resource used for informal learning.

Cloud computing has also been proving to cut the cost in time for users.

The aim for these polices is to ensure safe and effective use of cloud computing in schools and work. 

Added by ericht-mhjh-1 on October 27, 2014 at 11:36pm — No Comments

At the Viktor Rydberg school in Sweden, teens take a mandatory course on Minecraft, where they learn about city planning and environmental issues. The integration of gaming elements, mechanics, and …

  • At the Viktor Rydberg school in Sweden, teens take a mandatory course on Minecraft, where they learn about city planning and environmental issues.

  • The integration of gaming elements, mechanics, and frameworks into non-game situations 

  • The average age of a gamer is increasing every year


Added by KamyaP_QCAHS on October 25, 2014 at 5:48am — No Comments

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! :)

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