The Top 12 Education Stories Of 2012 | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation:
As technology infiltrates the classroom and as the skills required in our new economy change, how can we rethink education to better prepare us for the future?
Education is at a crossroads. Technology seems like it should open up vast new possibilities for teachers and students alike. And while that possibility is starting to become reality, there are also many pitfalls to avoid. With the widespread adoption of iPads and other tablets throughout the education system, 2012 saw the first real tests of how pervasive tech might change how we learn.