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Nokia and Intel-backed project examining the future of the ’3D Internet’ reaches its end

Nokia and Intel-backed project examining the future of the ’3D Internet’ reaches its end | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
A three year project to explore the possibilities and implications of what the “3D Internet” on a mobile would look like and what benefits it could offer has finished, leading the ...
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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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If we were really serious about educational technology 

If we were really serious about educational technology  | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
RT @FJDesjardins: #educ5101 If we were really serious about educational technology http://t.co/vuutoOo0Qp
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MinecraftEdu: From game room to classroom

MinecraftEdu: From game room to classroom | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
MinecraftEdu: From game room to classroom
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"We were really able to act out scenarios where the students had to work together, had to solve problems, had to overcome differences in this virtual space," Levin said.
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30+ Features of The 21st Century Classroom

30+ Features of The 21st Century Classroom | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
30+ Features of The 21st Century Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Teach and tech curated by Luísa Lima (30+ Features of The 21st Century Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | @scoopit
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10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Teachers

10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Teachers | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Source: www.educatorstechnology.comSee on Scoop.it - Australian Curriculum Implementation (10 Social Media Skills for The 21st Century Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | @scoopit http://t.co/jOEv38h91C)...
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How about just plain ol' social skills? ;)

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Tutor3d will bring 3D printing to students in India

Tutor3d will bring 3D printing to students in India | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
A new company in India is planning to turn every Indian child into a maker. The new site will launch in 9 days and Inside3DP will be watching closely.
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How about Guatemala? Thanks to Inside3DP. 

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ABS, metal and food 3D printer soon on Kickstarter

ABS, metal and food 3D printer soon on Kickstarter | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
MakerMex's MM1 modular $999 desktop 3D printer is capable of printing in ceramic, chocolate, rubber, ABS and PLA plastics, clay, conductive metal and more.
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'3D-printed' WikiHouse 4.0: £50000 house you can download from the internet

'3D-printed' WikiHouse 4.0: £50000 house you can download from the internet | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The Independent '3D-printed' WikiHouse 4.0: £50000 house you can download from the internet The Independent And it took a small group of volunteers just eight days to put together the component parts – which were manufactured using a form of 3D...
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This is without a doubt the geeky-coolest thing I'll see all week. 

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Using Virtual Worlds To Educate [PART 1]

Using Virtual Worlds To Educate [PART 1] | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Editor?s Note: This is part one of Using Virtual Worlds to educate. You can?find part 2 here. It may sound like Science Fiction, but gone are the da
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This is Part I. My first post is Part II. Sorry about that. ;)

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Virtual Worlds, Real Economics

Virtual Worlds, Real Economics | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
As more and more people cross over into gaming environments, they’re getting an education in the “dismal science”.
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Games in the Classroom: Overcoming the Obstacles

Games in the Classroom: Overcoming the Obstacles | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
There are ways around every obstacle.
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6 Good Classroom Posters on Digital Citizenship

6 Good Classroom Posters on Digital Citizenship | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it

Via Skip Zalneraitis
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Nice, handy summaries.

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Maria Richards's curator insight, September 14, 12:35 AM

Positive language in these posters.

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Schools Fight to Skip Standardized Tests

Schools Fight to Skip Standardized Tests | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
How one district is moving past standardized tests in an effort to show deeper learning.
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No need to teach girls differently online

No need to teach girls differently online | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
To hear some ed tech enthusiasts tell it, online learning is sweeping aside the barriers that have in the past prevented access to education. But such pronouncements are premature. As it turns out, students often carry these barriers right along with them, from the real world into the virtual one. Female students, for example, are …
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 12, 5:26 PM

We should teach each student as we encounter them, as a unique person whose learning experience will be particular to them.

 

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Kelly Christopherson's curator insight, September 12, 8:27 PM

Have to agree with @Ivon Prefontaine, we need to teach them as individuals, meeting them where they are and moving forward. 

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OpenSimulator Community Conference registrations open

OpenSimulator Community Conference registrations open | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Registrations have opened for the 2014 OpenSimulator Community Conference. Attendance is free, but for those wishing to donate to the supporting this and future conferences, there are a number of o...
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Register now for the OpenSimulator Community Conference 

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Makerspace in India educates locals about 3D printing

Makerspace in India educates locals about 3D printing | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Makerspace in India educates children and empowers women while serving the local maker movement and 3D printing enthusiasts.
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Digital Learning Is Just Different

Digital Learning Is Just Different | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Digital Learning Is Just Different (Make it different. Use instructional strategies first. Tech 2nd!
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3D Virtual Learning Environments for Distance Education

3D Virtual Learning Environments for Distance Education | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
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Crowdfunder Campaign | Opensimulator Community Conference 2014

Crowdfunder Campaign | Opensimulator Community Conference 2014 | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Select a Package View the available packages on the right sidebar to choose your Crowdfunder level. Your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowable by
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C'mon, folks...contribute and get great goodies like an Opensimulator t-shirt! 

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Want to learn how to 3D print / CAD?

Want to learn how to 3D print / CAD? | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Online video tutorials hub Lynda has released two snippets from its 3D printing course that teaches you how to use CAD programs to print replacement parts.
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Autodesk unveils open software platform for 3D printing

Autodesk unveils open software platform for 3D printing | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
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Autodesk unveils open software platform for 3D printing
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MUMBAI: Design solutions major Autodesk has unveiled Spark, its latest innovation for 3D printing technology and amplifying its adoption in industry.
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Top 20 uses of Virtual Worlds in Education - Part I

Top 20 uses of Virtual Worlds in Education - Part I | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
  Editor's Note: This is part two of Using Virtual Worlds to educate. You can find part 1 here. You probably never thought you could attend
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Revolutionizing Education through Technology

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Revolutionizing Education through Technology: The Project RED Roadmap for
Transformation (PRORED)
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Get your copy today! Thanks to the ISTE.

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WoW Warlords of Draenor Public Test Realm!

WoW Warlords of Draenor Public Test Realm! | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The “WoW: WoD” PTR is now live and can be tested out before the expansion’s launch on Nov. 13, 2014.
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Wish I had the time to do this! ;)

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A Look Inside the Digital Lives of Tweens

A Look Inside the Digital Lives of Tweens | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Getty The following are excerpts from from "Kids Closer Up: Playing, Learning, and Growing with Digital Media" by Lori Takeuchi, International Journa
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5 Keys to Using Technology to Help At-Risk Students

5 Keys to Using Technology to Help At-Risk Students | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Written by Linda Darling-Hammond, Molly B. Zielezinski and Shelley Goldman, the report includes a review of the literature studying the impact of technology on at-risk students, as well as recommendations for districts.
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 12, 5:13 PM

If, and this is a big if, we have small class sizes for at-risk students the suggestions possibly work. For example, blending various modes of learning is important and so is highs-speed Internet. What I found was that many at-risk students needed assistance in the early stages and this takes a different School structure than we have. In Alberta, we are working towards inclusive classes and decreasing the number of teachers. I am not sure that works.

 

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