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Google's Professional Development Resources for Teachers

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Google's Professional Development Resources for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/CFr9QxiVzM via @medkh9 (Google's Professional Development Resources for Teachers ~ Educational Technology | @scoopit via @eddebainbridge...
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The Time-Tested Dos and Don'ts of Using Classroom Technology

The Time-Tested Dos and Don'ts of Using Classroom Technology | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
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The choices are endless. Should I set up a class blog or a Twitter account? Should I use Edmodo? Test out cell phone use in the classroom?
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Augmented Reality Digital Headsets Get Real

Augmented Reality Digital Headsets Get Real | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Augmented Reality Digital Headsets Get Real
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With tablets and smartphones, the AR environment that developers can create by weaving virtual elements into the real world extends only as far as the edge of the display.
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3D tech startup Mantis Vision unveils tablet for creating 3D content

3D tech startup Mantis Vision unveils tablet for creating 3D content | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The Israel-based company -- which has also partnered with Google on its Project Tango devices -- announces another tablet, with the goal of advancing 3D technology.
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Steve Jobs would have let his kids play with a 3D iPad. ;)

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HP LIFE (Learning Initiatives For Entrepreneurs) FREE Business E-Learning

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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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

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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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Excited about upcoming 2nd Annual OpenSimulator Community Conference

Excited about upcoming 2nd Annual OpenSimulator Community Conference | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Here, the 3D computer-generated rep assigned to the Kitely-based  project, Avatar Sally Cherry is busy assisting in the main virtual laboratory as we prepare for the upcoming conference. We are exc...
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The robot revolution has already begun

The robot revolution has already begun Al-Arabiya “The option was to wait, to do more research until all the robots have arms, all the robots can learn all situations, and they can handle all the uncertainty of perception and cognition, and that...
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HP LIFE e-Learning Program - YouTube

American School of Guatemala educators discuss the HP LIFE e-Learning Program. HP Learning Initiatives for Entrepreneurs – HP LIFE -- is a global program tha...
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American School of Guatemala educators discuss the HP LIFE (Learning Initiatives For Entrepreneurs) Program. The guy with the beard and glasses is movie star material! ;)

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Steve Jobs Didn’t Let His Kids Use iPhones Or iPads

Steve Jobs Didn’t Let His Kids Use iPhones Or iPads | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Steve Jobs is a name which is synonymous with cutting edge, innovative and groundbreaking technology. So it may come as something as a surprise to learn
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*Sigh* Our school Luddites have been having a great time with this. Let's also remember Jobs was a bit nuts. ;)

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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

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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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