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Second Life is a killer app for Oculus Rift – Hypergrid Business

Second Life is a killer app for Oculus Rift – Hypergrid Business | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
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Just posted about Oculus Rift. Gonna use this as a source.

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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, April 15, 2013 4:07 AM

Despite all rumors to the contrary, Second Life still has a massive community. It boasts a huge number of active monthly visitors, many of whom are incredibly passionate and dedicated.

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eLearning Trends to Follow in 2015

eLearning Trends to Follow in 2015 | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Fantastic infographic with eLearning Trends to you should follow in year 2015.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Kent Wallén
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Bucles de Comunicación's curator insight, November 25, 11:21 AM
eLearning Trends y su futuro en 2015
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The Popular Educational Twitter Hashtags Infographic

The Popular Educational Twitter Hashtags Infographic | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
#edtech, #edchat and #techcoach top the list of my most favorite Twitter hashtags. But these trending topics are not the only social media hotspots in which educators with common interests can shar...

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Leah Power
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I need to start expanding my hashtag horizons.

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Social Media Gains Momentum in Online Education

Social Media Gains Momentum in Online Education | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Social media tools allow online students to share information and build a sense of community, experts say.
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Tips on How to Integrate Problem Based Learning in Your Classroom

Tips on How to Integrate Problem Based Learning in Your Classroom | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Tips on How to Integrate Problem Based Learning in Your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/QJ3LkJIhGD
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rodrick rajive lal's curator insight, November 25, 3:58 AM

These are interesting tiips for integrating Problem based learning in your classroom Pedagogy. We have shifted to the introduction of a Research paper as a term paper at the grade eleven level. This we feel is one way of developing Problem - Solving skills in students.

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We’re All Becoming Tech Workers: Are We Ready? (Part 1)

We’re All Becoming Tech Workers: Are We Ready? (Part 1) | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
As the Digital Era continues to progress and social and digital technologies become more fully integrated into not just the work we do, but how we do it, there's an increasing need for all workers to be digitally literate and competent. Here are some of the things organizations and organizational leaders can do to help increase current capabilities and lay a foundation for ongoing growth and development.
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6 Good iPad Apps to Turn Pictures Into Cartoons and Comics

6 Good iPad Apps to Turn Pictures Into Cartoons and Comics | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
6 Good iPad Apps to Turn Pictures Into Cartoons and Comics ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/VAHU4Ez3zs via @medkh9
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Haven't tried the Wacom tablet with an iPad yet! 

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30 Trends In Education Technology For 2015

30 Trends In Education Technology For 2015 | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
30 Trends In Education Technology For 2015
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David W. Deeds's curator insight, November 23, 9:39 AM

Good stuff! 

Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, November 23, 1:14 PM

Love this list! "teacherpreneurs" and also "studentpreneurs"?  These trends are SO happening in the digital and non digital classroom.

Itsdevelopmental's curator insight, November 25, 3:30 AM

Always keep an eye on education tech trends - our kids will be coming into the workplace soon enough. Not sure this list constitutes trends but a good list of approaches being used in education

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3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology

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t tCovering the use of 3D virtual worlds in education but also lots of other geeky-cool school stuff, 3D or not.

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Just topped 60,000 views! 

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Just topped 60,000 views! 

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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.
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John Rudkin's curator insight, November 22, 7:09 AM

Who wouldn't want to know more?

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Future Ready Schools

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Tools for change! @ Empowering Educators through Professional Learning toolkit | Office of Educational Technology - http://t.co/GP89BsBTsi
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K-12 Ambassador - The New Media Consortium

K-12 Ambassador - The New Media Consortium | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it

Launched in January 2013, the NMC K-12 Ambassador Program is a global search for K-12 education professionals who are committed to using innovative approaches to teaching and learning in their K-12 classrooms. Distinguished as NMC Ambassadors, the selected individuals earned a one-year NMC membership as well as an influential place within the NMC community.

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New New Media Consortium website! Here are the K-12 Ambassadors! 

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David W. Deeds's curator insight, November 20, 5:52 PM

New New Media Consortium website! Here are the K-12 Ambassadors! 

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Ask Ray | Living in virtual worlds as an avatar

Ask Ray | Living in virtual worlds as an avatar | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Second Life avatars can interact and change personality in virtual worlds. (credit: Linden Lab) Dear Mr. Kurzweil, I’m in school, taking a research class called Da Vinci. I have to produce a 10 page annotated paper.
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VWs in the news! 

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Why we are all makers

Why we are all makers | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
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Don Wilson's curator insight, November 25, 3:48 PM

Linkedin Blog entry from the Founder of  the Virgin Group (music, airlines, space travel)

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The 23 Best Game-Based Education Resources for 2014

The 23 Best Game-Based Education Resources for 2014 | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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Paul McCartney enters VR via 3D concert app

Paul McCartney enters VR via 3D concert app | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Sir Paul McCartney has taken a daring leap into the world of virtual reality — launching a free app to watch one of the ex-Beatles recent concerts, that can be used with home-made goggles.
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10 Great Games for High School

10 Great Games for High School | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Dig into this curated list of highly rated games for high school. There's a spread of content areas but, more important, a range of skills built. Each game is absorbing and detailed, offering experiences certain to challenge older students.
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We're All Becoming Tech Workers: Are We Ready? (Part 2)

We're All Becoming Tech Workers: Are We Ready? (Part 2) | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
As the Digital Era continues to progress and social and digital technologies become more fully integrated into not just the work we do, but how we do it, there's an increasing need for all workers to be digitally literate and competent. Here are some things individuals can and should do to increase their current capabilities and lay a foundation for ongoing growth and development.
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A Must Have List of Resources on Digital Citizenship for Teachers

A Must Have List of Resources on Digital Citizenship for Teachers | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
A List of Resources on Digital Citizenship for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/mZwsSVkhNF via @medkh9
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How Gamification is Used in ELearning

How Gamification is Used in ELearning | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
How Can You Implement Gamification Effectively Within Your eLearning Program? Check the How Gamification is Used in ELearning article to find more.

Via Dr. Melissa A. Bordogna
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The Future: Virtual Worlds & 3D-Printed Hearts

The Future: Virtual Worlds & 3D-Printed Hearts | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
In The Future This Week, we strap on our VR goggles and jack into the web in search of this week’s headlines! - B.J. Murphy for Serious Wonder
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You are the content you publish

You are the content you publish | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Discover, curate and publish great content to get visibility online.
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Scooping a story about Scoop.it! 

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3D printed robotic hand offers hope to child amputees

3D printed robotic hand offers hope to child amputees | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Children like six-year-old Charlotte Nott could benefit from new technology which can cheaply print robotic hands From The Telegraph on 20th November 2014
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Easily the geeky-coolest thing I've seen in a while. ;)

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The 11 Skills Underlying 21st Century New Literacies

The 11 Skills Underlying 21st Century New Literacies | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The 11 Skills Underlying 21st Century New Literacies ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/AXy4Gd8VkQ via @delicious
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Announcing the 2014 NMC Horizon Report Europe

Announcing the 2014 NMC Horizon Report Europe | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Horizon Europe Edu report: Key Trends Accelerating Educational Technology Adoption in European Edu http://t.co/jVP41ed6Sy #aocce14 #FELTAG
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How 3D Printing Could Have Prevented The Apollo 13 Crisis

How 3D Printing Could Have Prevented The Apollo 13 Crisis | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Interactive team uses cutting edge design to help astronauts avert space disasters.
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