Horizon Project 5

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This slideshow has a couple of extra slides looking at the growth of information - liken it to Friedman's "mother of all inflexion points"

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Horizon Project 5

  1. 1. Horizon Project 5<br />The Stonefields Project<br />
  2. 2. Information Over Time<br />
  3. 3. Information Over Time<br />
  4. 4. Where is Stonefields?<br />
  5. 5. Where is Stonefields?<br />
  6. 6. Where is Stonefields?<br />
  7. 7. The web site<br />What is Stonefields?<br />
  8. 8. What’s happening?<br />Landco is developing the old Winstone quarry near Mt Wellington<br />The Ministry of Education is building a new school on the site<br />The school is being “fast tracked” as part of the government’s “economic stimulus”<br />
  9. 9. What will you do?<br />Teams competing to design a school for the future<br />4 things to do …<br />Scale model<br />Computerised model (Sketchup and Google Earth)<br />Web site including how emerging technologies will influence<br />Formal presentation to explain all of your work<br />Parents and other invited people<br />
  10. 10. Just what is the Horizon Report?<br />
  11. 11. Technology Horizons 1<br />Collaborative Environments<br />Virtual environments where students and teachers can communicate, share information and work together.<br />Can be simple tools like a wiki to a full 3D environment like Second Life.<br />Examples:<br />Voicethread, Google Docs, Sharepoint, social networking sites, and see the Horizon Report<br />
  12. 12. Technology Horizons 1<br />Online Communication Tools<br />Allow users to connect from anywhere, anytime<br />Synchronous or asynchronous<br />Examples<br />Skype (desktop videoconferencing), microblogging (Twitter), instant messaging, Edmodo<br />
  13. 13. Technology Horizons 2<br />Mobiles<br />Blackberry, iPhone etc<br />1.2 billion per year<br />By 2020 will be primary means of connectivity<br />Cloud Computing<br />Resources from large “server farms”<br />Examples:<br />Flickr, Google Docs, Youtube<br />
  14. 14. Technology Horizons 3<br />Smart Objects<br />Nokia Concept Phone<br />Converging Technologies<br />Personal Web<br />iGoogle, Netvibes<br />See if this makes sense<br />

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