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Easy ways to Improve your Second Life performance

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You’ve probably been frustrated by slow rez times in Second Life®.
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3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology
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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The Virtual Classroom

The Virtual Classroom | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The Virtual Classroom BangorMetro Linscott scoffs at the criticism that virtual students will miss out on the development of social skills as compared to their peers at “brick-and-mortar schools,” a favorite phrase of online learning advocates to...
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Bottom line: I learned more via my online than my onground degrees! 

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New 3D Printer Aptly Named David

New 3D Printer Aptly Named David | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
New 3D Printer Aptly Named David
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David is a new 3D printer and one that is taking aim at the materials side of the industry.
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Can't help but like this!! ;)

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The Electric Educator: 5 Google Classroom Mistakes

The Electric Educator: 5 Google Classroom Mistakes | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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On the verge of implementing Classroom! 

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What Does The Future Hold For 3D Printing?

What Does The Future Hold For 3D Printing? | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
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What Does The Future Hold For 3D Printing & 4D Printing?
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You could also share a “virtual” glass of the soft drink with a friend via the Coca-Cola website. Consumers have been ...
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And 4D as well! 

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This Google Glass App That Measures Human Emotions Is So, So Creepy

This Google Glass App That Measures Human Emotions Is So, So Creepy | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
It's not like we need any more reminders about how creepy Google Glass can be, but developers never stop surprising us. An new app from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute that uses facial tracking, proprietary tools and Glass, can measure human emotions.
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I've gotta try it!! ;)

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... but it may be a great tool to teach social reciprocity ....

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To Foster Productivity and Creativity in Class, Ditch the Desks!

To Foster Productivity and Creativity in Class, Ditch the Desks! | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Second-grade teacher Erin Klein wanted a classroom where students could move around freely, sit comfortably, and work together. So she got rid of her desks.
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HP LIFE (Learning Initiatives For Entrepreneurs) Program - YouTube

HP LIFE (Hewlett-Packard Learning Initiatives For Entrepreneurs) is a global program that helps students, potential entrepreneurs and small business owners e...
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Be sure to check out the American School of Guatemala video on the HP LIFE Program! 

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On the Edge of Chaos: Where Creativity Flourishes

On the Edge of Chaos: Where Creativity Flourishes | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Scientists have come a long way in understanding how the brain generates creative ideas. Their work can inform classroom structures if educators want to inspire more creativity in students.
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Chinese doctors use 3D printing to rebuild part of man's skull

Chinese doctors use 3D printing to rebuild part of man's skull | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
New York Daily News
Chinese doctors use 3D printing to rebuild part of man's skull
New York Daily News
A Chinese man recently underwent a potentially life-changing operation thanks to something created by a 3D printer.
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It just doesn't get much geeky-cooler than this. ;)

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Google's Project Loon Vs. Project Wing

Google's Project Loon Vs. Project Wing | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
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Why I Am More Excited About Google's Project Loon Than Project Wing
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Google announced some of the specs behind its secret project to develop drone-delivery services on Thursday.
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Until drones can deliver Internet access, I'll favor Project Loon. ;)

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How 3D Printing Is Going To Change The World

How 3D Printing Is Going To Change The World | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Printable limbs and organs, printable guns, printable pizza?! This technology will change our lives. (RT @earthscraft: How 3D printing is going to change the world!
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HP LIFE (Learning Initiatives For Entrepreneurs) E-Learning Program

We are pleased to let you know that the NMC, the education not-for-profit for which I am an Ambassador, is participating in the HP LIFE e-Learning Back to Scho…
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Check out HP LIFE! Your students can register now: http://www.life-global.org/go/bts

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HP LIFE (Learning Initiatives For Entrepreneurs)

HP LIFE (Hewlett-Packard Learning Initiatives For Entrepreneurs) is a global program that helps students, potential entrepreneurs and small business owners e...
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American School of Guatemala educators discuss the HP LIFE Program. Check it out today: http://www.life-global.org/go/bts

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Google experiments with drone deliveries

In this Google video, Australian farmers receive an airdrop of a first aid kit and other items, from a drone that's part of the company's new Project Wing.
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Amazon was into this for a while. 

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5 Tips to get Organized with Google Calendars

5 Tips to get Organized with Google Calendars | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
This post first appeared on Edudemic. One of my favorite Google Apps resources is Google Calendar. If your school has enrolled in Google Apps for Education, it is part of the GAFE suite of tools. W...
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I know some people who need this! ;)

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Minecraft's Latest Update Is Huge, Took Ten Months to Make

Minecraft's Latest Update Is Huge, Took Ten Months to Make | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Chickens, cows and pigs have been the only meat-giving animals in Minecraft for a long time now, and, in one of the most welcome changes included in the game's latest big patch, they are now joined by sheep.
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At last, some mutton! ;)

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Google Glass is Getting a Second Look from Businesses

Google Glass is Getting a Second Look from Businesses | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Google Glass is Getting a Second Look from Businesses Mashable A few months after Google publicly teased its plans to develop Google Glass, Ian Shakil convinced some friends who worked at the company to let him try on an early prototype of the...
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Now we're talkin'! ;)

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Teachers Handbook on Creative Commons and Copyright

Teachers Handbook on Creative Commons and Copyright | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Teachers Handbook on Creative Commons and Copyright ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/KgKneoi62I via @medkh9
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Quiz Yourself: How Good Are You at Teaching the Art of Learning?

Quiz Yourself: How Good Are You at Teaching the Art of Learning? | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Test how well you know some of these counterintuitive study tips.
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HP LIFE Learning Initiative For Entrepreneurs

HP LIFE Learning Initiative For Entrepreneurs | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
HP LIFE e-Learning provides online courses in IT and business skills for entrepreneurs. Free of charge.
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Get your students signed up! 

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Has this new online college program solved the MOOC problem?

Has this new online college program solved the MOOC problem? | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
ATLANTA – Dary Merckens was in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, several weeks before moving to Las Vegas. He was also entering his second month in a master’s degree program at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Merckens, who is 30, can take his education with him. That’s because he’s enrolled in Georgia …
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“Four Things I’ll Do Differently This School Year”

“Four Things I’ll Do Differently This School Year” | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
By Amy Ridlehuber Kingsley This summer I set out to boost my EdTech IQ. Education has changed so much since earning my teaching credential 15 years ago. Tech
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Must reading for all teachers! 

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The War for Our Digital Future: Virtual Reality vs. Reality

The War for Our Digital Future: Virtual Reality vs. Reality | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The War for Our Digital Future: Virtual Reality vs.
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May the best reality win. ;)

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Three Video Games That Teach Programming Through Play

Three Video Games That Teach Programming Through Play | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Play can release code from the rules and structures that drive it.
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Here we go! 

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HP LIFE e-Learning

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HP LIFE e-Learning provides online courses in IT and business skills for entrepreneurs. Free of charge. Register today: http://www.life-global.org/go/bts

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HP LIFE (Learning Initiatives For Entrepreneurs)! Check it out today: http://www.life-global.org/go/bts

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