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The Stanford aWEAR’16 is the first international wearables in learning and education conference. It took place between November 14-15 and focused on topics like, bridging the gap between humans and technology, wearable technology in the classroom, collecting and processing data about learning and learning context from wearable devices, wearables and virtual reality in learning. The target groups of the conference were individuals in K-12, higher education, corporate learning and existing technology companies. The main benefits with wearables in education are that it has great prospects to improve personal learning through advanced data collection, in a similar way as it is revolutionizing the fitness industry. It can also help the performance of teams and improve collaborative knowledge building etc. Source: aWear’16 Stanford