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Virtual Reality Could Help People Lose Weight, Fight Prejudice - Kansas City infoZine

Virtual Reality Could Help People Lose Weight, Fight PrejudiceKansas City infoZineA strong sense of self-presence in the social virtual world positively promoted health and well-being of study participants.
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Covering the use of 3D virtual worlds in education but also lots of other geeky-cool school stuff, 3D or not.
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OSCC14: Using OpenSimulator in K-12 Schools

David W. Deeds' presentation for the OpenSimulator Community Conference 2014 (OSCC14). Also a member of the OpenSimulator K-12 Power Panel.
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My presentation for the OpenSimulator Community Conference 2014!

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Journal of Virtual Worlds Research

Journal of Virtual Worlds Research | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
RT @ProfessorF: @JohnCobalt On virtual worlds, the latest is usually in the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research http://t.co/dx1c37m6eE
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Can Virtual Reality Help in PTSD Treatment?

Can Virtual Reality Help in PTSD Treatment? | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Traumatizing events might cause the soldiers to develop fears which might keep them from coming back to wars. Virtual reality games are being used by medical
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Virtual Reality in the news! 

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Classroom technology can make learning more dangerous, and that's a good thing

Classroom technology can make learning more dangerous, and that's a good thing | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Steve Jobs once called the personal computer “a bicycle for our minds,” a tool that helps us go farther with the same amount of energy. But for many teachers, it has been a bumpy ride.
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Google Leads $542M Round in Virtual Reality Startup

Google Leads $542M Round in Virtual Reality Startup | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
As far back as I can remember we’ve been talking about the next generation of human-computer interface, one that seamlessly and visually merges the physical and virtual worlds in three dimensions. The 2D display we’re used to looking at -- from a tiny smartphone to a giant movie screen --...
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Check out Magic Leap!

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Augmented Reality Educational Robot Ozobot

Augmented Reality Educational Robot Ozobot | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
#RobotOzobot - In the growing digital age, some of us find that our children are spending an increased amount of time in front of a screen between TV, gaming consoles, tablets, and more.
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This might be my next gadget! 

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The Kúla Bebe Lets You Capture 3D Photos with Almost Any DSLR

The Kúla Bebe Lets You Capture 3D Photos with Almost Any DSLR | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Just over a year ago we showed you the Kúla Deeper, a DSLR add-on that effectively turns any DSLR into a 3D camera. Now the Kúla team is back, and they wan
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My next gadget? ;)

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3rd Rock calls for creation of grid association

3rd Rock calls for creation of grid association | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
3rd Rock calls for creation of grid association http://t.co/T0BOdKA2cu #OpenSim #VR #Virtual #VirtualWorlds #SL #SecondLife
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This is big! Thanks to Hypergrid Business.

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Virtual field trips provide ASU students with immersive online learning

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Virtual field trips provide ASU students with immersive online learning ...
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Gotta love virtual field trips! 

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How A 'Small But Mighty' Team Of Googlers Is Using Maps

How A 'Small But Mighty' Team Of Googlers Is Using Maps | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Turning pixels into knowledge.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Teachers enlivening classrooms with free role-playing game

Teachers enlivening classrooms with free role-playing game | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it

Young people naturally gravitate towards games, but how can teachers gamify learning without making a huge commitment? The team behind hit RPG Classcraft have an innovative solution to this problem.


Via Nik Peachey, Kim Flintoff
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Now this is geeky-cool stuff! Thanks again to Kim Flintoff.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, October 20, 12:13 PM

This looks like an interesting tool.

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Ricard Garcia's curator insight, October 24, 2:27 AM

Good article on the use of Classcraft in the classroom!!

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Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup

Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Check out Edutopia's collection of articles, videos, and other resources on internet safety, cyberbullying, digital responsibility, and media and digital literacy.
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Thanks to ICTPHMS.

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Opensimulator Community Conference 2014 | November 8-9, 2014

Opensimulator Community Conference 2014 | November 8-9, 2014 | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
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Don't miss it! 

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'Duke Nukem' gaming house 3D Realms is back

'Duke Nukem' gaming house 3D Realms is back | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The early '90s were a simpler time: Mullets were acceptable, everyone was wearing Zubaz pants and rocking your dad's flannel didn't make you a hipster.
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Duke Nukem! Greatest Game of All Time! ;)

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Chromebook - the first disposable computer for schools

Chromebook - the first disposable computer for schools | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
RT @ClassThink: Chromebook -- the first disposable computer for schools
http://t.co/2zQ2dpzQpN #chromebook #gafe #edchat #edtech
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Disposable?! ;)

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Doctor Who Game Will Teach Kids How to Code

Doctor Who Game Will Teach Kids How to Code | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
"The idea is simply to use one of our biggest brands to inspire children to find out more about programming."
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Geeky-cool stuff! Coding for munchkins.

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Geeky-cool stuff! Coding for munchkins.

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Are Virtual Environments the New Frontier in Obesity Management?

Are Virtual Environments the New Frontier in Obesity Management? | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
RT @PrivilegeHealth: Are Virtual Environments the New Frontier in Obesity Management? http://t.co/e1lCtMhANq
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Interesting. A little strange, but interesting. ;)

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Introducing Classroom for Google Apps for Education

Introducing Classroom for Google Apps for Education | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Classroom is a new product in Google Apps for Education that enables teachers to send assignments, make announcements, and conduct question & answer with students. Classroom was designed hand-in-hand with teachers to help them save time, keep their classes organized, and improve communication with students.
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Yes! We're finally going all-Classroom. Will have a Virtual Day in November. Students will stay home and use Classroom. 

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Virtual reality gains a small foothold in the enterprise

Virtual reality gains a small foothold in the enterprise | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Prototypes and simulations based on virtual reality can save companies millions.
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Getting there! 

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3D Printed Surgical Robot Designed to Perform Less Risky Surgery

3D Printed Surgical Robot Designed to Perform Less Risky Surgery | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
3D printing and robotics once prove a compatible and, potentially, a profoundly life-altering duo. The brainchild of Vanderbilt University engineering gradu
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Become an entrepreneur | HP LIFE

Become an entrepreneur | HP LIFE | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
HP LIFE helps you to establish or improve your start-up. Find out how to learn online and be part of our global network.
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FREE online classes! Learn how to run your own business! For your students...or for yourself! 

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The Complete Unity 3D Game Developer Course

The Complete Unity 3D Game Developer Course | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Learn how to make video games in Unity3D. Gain confidence in coding even without experience. As seen on Kickstarter.
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Five Reasons #Gamergate Connects to Educational Technology

Five Reasons #Gamergate Connects to Educational Technology | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Five Reasons #Gamergate Connects to Educational Technology http://t.co/yOkReKj78x
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Man spends two years building amazing megacity in Minecraft

Man spends two years building amazing megacity in Minecraft | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
This is madness. What you are looking at is not a screenshot of Simcity. It is a megalopolis made entirely in Minecraft using 4.5 million blocks over the course of two years on an Xbox 360 (!) Its name is Titan City and yes, it's completely insane, especially when you get up close:
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Check this out! Thanks to Kim Flintoff.

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As overtesting outcry grows, education leaders pull back on standardized tests

As overtesting outcry grows, education leaders pull back on standardized tests | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
A new study finds that US students are tested on average once a month, with some students tested as often as twice a month. The White House announced it will support a movement by education officials to dial back the amount of testing.
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Thanks to Jim Lerman.

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