A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking


SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. In the November 2016 Executive Summary , the researchers shared: When thousands of students respond to dozens of tasks there are endless variations.

Trends to watch in 2015: education and technology

Bryan Alexander

The forthcoming Horizon Report thinks BYOD is one of the two major tech trends for 2016. Primary and secondary schools are a battleground between iPads and Chromebooks, it seems. Gaming and gamification should continue to attract experimental and creative faculty, plus allied staff, but that looks like a very slow growth area for now. What can we expect in 2016 from the intersection of technology and education?