"Remember the hype around gamification? About a decade ago, FarmVille and other Facebook games were all the rage. It led the Horizon Report, an annual attempt by a panel of experts to forecast educational trends, to predict in 2012 that gamification would be a major force in education within three years."—Source: EdSurge
WHY THIS MATTERS:
Kudos to the Horizon Report for choosing to look back at some of their past predictions this year. While hindsight is 20-20, re-examining the longevity (or lack thereof) of previous trends might also help chart a course for the future.