3D Virtual Worlds...
Follow
Find
69.9K views | +188 today
 
Rescooped by David W. Deeds from Teachning, Learning and Develpoing with Technology
onto 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology
Scoop.it!

The 7 Most Powerful Ideas In Learning Available Right Now

The 7 Most Powerful Ideas In Learning Available Right Now | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it

"Utopian visions of learning are tempting, if for no other reason than they absolve us of accountability to create it right now, leading to nebulous romanticizing about how powerful learning could be if we just did more of X and Y. But therein lies the rub: Tomorrow’s learning is already available, and below are 7 of the most compelling and powerful trends, concepts, and resources that represent its promise."


Via EDTC@UTB, Teaching, Learning & Developing with Technology
David W. Deeds's insight:

Check out #4, From Schools to Communities. 

more...
DPG plc's curator insight, April 9, 2013 3:36 AM

Subjective yes but very interesting and agree with most - what about you?

Dorothy Minor's curator insight, July 8, 2013 3:09 PM

We talk a great deal about shifting the learning dynamic. Here's an article with good ideas on connecting students and learning.

Daniel Jimenez Zulic's curator insight, August 3, 2013 12:05 PM

Buen resumen para no perder el rumbo

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.
Curated by David W. Deeds
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by David W. Deeds from Web 3.0
Scoop.it!

The real breakthrough of Google Glass: controlling the Internet of Things

The real breakthrough of Google Glass: controlling the Internet of Things | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Many of the first apps for Google Glass will be about consuming and sharing content on the go. But what if Google Glass could unlock control over the world of the Internet of Things both inside and outside the home?

Via Pierre Tran
David W. Deeds's insight:

Hot trends: Wearable Technology and the Internet of Things! 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Meet 'Eddie' the 3D Printed Balance Bot

Meet 'Eddie' the 3D Printed Balance Bot | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
3D printing and robotics are two fields that continue to converge on a daily basis. We are constantly seeing new ideas and open source projects emerge based on
David W. Deeds's insight:

3D printing and robotics converging...I like that. ;)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

First 3D printer for food launched

First 3D printer for food launched | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
American manufacturer 3D Systems has unveiled the world's first 3D printers for food at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
David W. Deeds's insight:

I'm still not sold on the idea of 3D-printed food. ;)

more...
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Researchers Use 3D Printed Models to Save Lives

Researchers Use 3D Printed Models to Save Lives | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Postinfarction ventricular septal defect, or VSD, is an uncommon -- but serious -- complication of acute myocardial infarction and it's often deadly. Doctors
David W. Deeds's insight:

3D printers are all over the news! 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

China Just 3D-Printed a Five-Story Building

China Just 3D-Printed a Five-Story Building | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Photo via 3DPrint.com Not satisfied with its recent feat of 3D-printing 10 small houses in a day, Chinese construction firm WinSun Decoration Design Engineering has just topped itself by 3D-printing...
David W. Deeds's insight:

I know our Replicator Mini can't do this. ;)

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by David W. Deeds from 3D Printing
Scoop.it!

Kideville Aimed at Bringing 3D Printing to Students

Kideville Aimed at Bringing 3D Printing to Students | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
It's all about the children at Kidesign, an ed-tech startup aimed at building educational kits and bringing 3D printing into school curricula. Alberto Rizzol

Via Brittney
David W. Deeds's insight:

Now this is geeky-cool stuff! 

more...
Brittney's curator insight, January 28, 10:59 AM

Kideville Aimed at Bringing 3D Printing and Urban Planning Skills to Students http://3dprint.com/40437/kideville-3d-printing-students/

Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Draenor Is Calling: Returning To WoW

Draenor Is Calling: Returning To WoW | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Draenor Is Calling: Returning To World Of Warcraft After Five Years
TheSixthAxis
It was going to take a lot to get me back into World of Warcraft. Almost half a decade had passed since the last time I set foot in Blizzard's shifting virtual realm.
David W. Deeds's insight:

I'm going back in as soon as I have some time! 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Why 3D Printing Needs to Take Off in Schools Around the World

Why 3D Printing Needs to Take Off in Schools Around the World | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
When it comes to 3D printing, there are limitless ways in which the technology can be utilized. Businesses, hobbyists, and educational institutions are beginnin
David W. Deeds's insight:

Here we go! 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

'Holodeck’ recreates crimes in 3D

'Holodeck’ recreates crimes in 3D | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed a virtual reality system that recreates crime scenes as virtual worlds.
David W. Deeds's insight:

What CAN'T virtual worlds do?! ;)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

More businesses are using games as tools

More businesses are using games as tools | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
They're employing games to boost worker productivity and engage customers.
David W. Deeds's insight:

And it's about time! ;)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Find Educational Games

Find Educational Games | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Find educational games, interactives, and companion educator guides.
David W. Deeds's insight:

Good stuff! 

more...
Beatrice J. P. Vasconcelos's curator insight, January 27, 11:29 AM

Bem legal.

Rosemary Talab's curator insight, January 28, 11:06 AM

National Geographic - Great games in variety of subjects

Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

6 Basic Benefits Of Game-Based Learning

6 Basic Benefits Of Game-Based Learning | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
6 Basic Benefits Of Game-Based Learning
David W. Deeds's insight:

Only 6? ;)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Enterprise Gamification

Enterprise Gamification | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
RT @MaggieBuggie: How do you put the employee at the heart of your #digital transformation? http://t.co/PekSE3Zy7g #gamification
David W. Deeds's insight:

Good ideas for education too.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Gamification is Over: It's All About Casual Learning

Gamification is Over: It's All About Casual Learning | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Dave Cutler, CEO of mLevel, a casual learning platform used by global Fortune 500 companies, says gamification is over: Now, it's all about casual learning.
David W. Deeds's insight:

Say what now?! ;)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

What Would You 3D Print If You Had the Option?

What Would You 3D Print If You Had the Option? | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Last week we did a story on a recent survey of 600 adults in the United Kingdom, which centered around the topic of 3D printing. Croft Additive Manufacturing (C
David W. Deeds's insight:

39% said MONEY! ;)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Man regains use of injured hand using 3D printer

Man regains use of injured hand using 3D printer | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Cornelius Quiring designs the glove on his computer, and then goes to non-profit Toronto Tool Library to print the exoskeleton of his hand.
David W. Deeds's insight:

More geeky-cool 3D printer stuff! ;)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

3D Printing with Light

What would you print with this bad boy? Open Objects and Global Collaboration - See more at: http://spark.autodesk.com/ember Join the chat: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+NixiePixel/posts Stereolith...
David W. Deeds's insight:

Wow, you've gotta check this out! 

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by David W. Deeds from 3D Printing
Scoop.it!

Thingiverse User Shares Files to 3D Print a Moving Toyota 4 Cylinder Engine

Thingiverse User Shares Files to 3D Print a Moving Toyota 4 Cylinder Engine | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
While 3D printing enthusiasts cover the gamut with a wide range of projects from gaming figurines to avante-garde dresses and shoes, most of the serious automot

Via Brittney
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by David W. Deeds from 3D Printing
Scoop.it!

Style Your Desk and Increase Productivity with Colorful 3D Printed Statial Ergonomic Mouse

Style Your Desk and Increase Productivity with Colorful 3D Printed Statial Ergonomic Mouse | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
3D printing and ergonomics tend to go together as they appeal to individuals with a more modernistic, high-tech style that is a natural match for digital design

Via Brittney
David W. Deeds's insight:

Uh...maybe later. ;)

more...
Brittney's curator insight, January 29, 2:08 PM

Style Your Desk and Increase Productivity with Colorful 3D Printed Statial Ergonomic Mouse http://3dprint.com/39254/statial-ergonomic-mouse/

Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

3Doodler Pen 2.0

3Doodler Pen 2.0 | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
World’s first 3D printing pen reinvented - The 3Doodler 2.0 #tech #gadgets pic.twitter.com/mFdi6F2XOJ
David W. Deeds's insight:

Time to upgrade! I got one of the first ones out of the factory! ;)

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by David W. Deeds from 3D Printing
Scoop.it!

US Libraries Begin Offering Free 3D Printing to Public

US Libraries Begin Offering Free 3D Printing to Public | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
What if all it took to gain access to the technology of 3D printing was your plastic library card?  Considering it’s been hard to even find a book about 3D p

Via Brittney
David W. Deeds's insight:

Now this is great stuff! But who's going to do the repairs? ;)

more...
Brittney's curator insight, January 28, 11:33 AM

US Libraries Offering Free 3D Printing to Public Amidst Learning Curves & Legal Questions http://3dprint.com/40170/library-3d-printing-services/

Patrick Wallace's curator insight, January 28, 11:52 AM

Gee - Imagine if all you needed was a library card to access a 3D printer.  Somehow that does not seem like a good idea to me.  What are your thoughts?

Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

How To Choose A Learning Game

How To Choose A Learning Game | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Keep in mind some of the key elements of a good educational game when trying to sort through the hundreds of games available.
David W. Deeds's insight:

Good stuff, check it out! 

more...
Elaine Roberts, Ph.D's curator insight, January 30, 6:51 AM

"Cool and fun are NOT the same thing" (emphasis mine). Truth.


"The best learning games teach in the same way good teachers teach: They don’t trick students into being interested, they help students find genuine excitement in learning a subject." Truth.

Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Virtual worlds | Mondi virtuali

Virtual worlds | Mondi virtuali | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Virtual worlds | Mondi virtuali, by Mondivirtuali: All about virtual reality, games and 3D worlds - Tutto su realtà virtuale, giochi e mondi 3D
David W. Deeds's insight:

Great site! Check it out! 

more...
Mondivirtuali's curator insight, January 27, 9:17 AM

David W.Deeds featured us. Thanks a lot, it's an honor! :-)

 

Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

First movie from Oculus is the future

You’ll have to excuse me. I’m going to sound a little excited now.
Earlier today Oculus announced Story Studio, its in-house production team dedicated to producing virtual reality movies. We’ve...
David W. Deeds's insight:

Gotta try to see this! 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

PLAY to Learn: 100 Great Sites on Gamification

PLAY to Learn: 100 Great Sites on Gamification | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The incorporation of gamifications to create a game-layer on top of existing educational systems is revolutionary, and many educators, students, and entrepreneurs are taking notice.
David W. Deeds's insight:

100 sites! Wow! 

more...
Betty Skeet's curator insight, January 27, 6:08 AM

Games for learning, using what is out there!

Mónica Beloso's curator insight, January 27, 5:23 PM

AÑADA su visión ...

Luigina Sgarro's curator insight, January 28, 6:53 AM

I strongly believe that the future of learning stands in gaming.