"That's why we're here," she said. "So I can show you not only what's out there but also how other educators are using these resources to teach their students right now." That quote from the post says it all. It's not about technology but about how teachers and students are using it to enhance learning.
A simulation of the stock market. A great running application to use in algebra classes, as it allows students to use algebraic concepts to manage their portfolio. Not directly skill or concept related, but can utilize graphing, formula use (as simple as P/E ratio, to regression analysis, to derivatives). For those teachers who think a little outside the box. I would be glad to hear how others might envision using this in their classroom.