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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 1:07 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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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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Mark E. Deschaine, PhD's curator insight, September 1, 3:46 PM

... 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
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Chinese doctors use 3D printing to rebuild part of man's skull
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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

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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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Oculus Rift Fueling New Vision for Virtual Reality in K-12

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Education Week News Oculus Rift Fueling New Vision for Virtual Reality in K-12 Education Week News And research that PublicVR and others have conducted suggests that immersive virtual-reality technologies help students learn by giving them an...
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Yet another gadget I haven't had time to show off...yet. ;)

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Scott Turner's curator insight, August 27, 9:51 AM

I like the Oculus rift - great for Minecraft with Minecrift

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Two Great Periodic Tables of Educational iPad Apps

Two Great Periodic Tables of Educational iPad Apps | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Two Great Periodic Tables of Educational iPad Apps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/Z90LDcYdav via @medkh9
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Online school programs growing, despite challenges

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Online school programs growing, despite challenges
Greenville News
“He's learning much more in the virtual school,” she said during a start-of-year “school social” at Cleveland Park late late week.
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Hope to get this going in Central America too! 

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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

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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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V.R. Tweet | All the latest VR news

All the latest Virtual Reality news from around the globe.

 

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Google’s exciting yet ambitious new Project Loon

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Internet acess via a network of balloons traveling on the edge of Space
Introducing the latest project from Google x called Project Loon.
Its where a they intend to bring internet access to people i

Via TechinBiz
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I really like this idea! 

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Pier Bécotte's curator insight, August 27, 10:06 AM

Internet pour la planète

 

Un Grand projet de Google

Think BIG!

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10 tips for getting started with Google Classroom

10 tips for getting started with Google Classroom | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Share on FacebookTweet ThisGoogle+Pin ItLinkedIn One of the biggest innovations in education happened just about a week ago. It wasn’t a new iPad or a new iteration of the Common Core. Sorry to burst your bubble.
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Soon, soon, soon! 

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