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3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech
Covering the use of 3D design, printing and virtual worlds in education, but also lots of other geeky-cool school stuff, 3D or not.
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A Must Have Guide on Using Twitter in your Classroom

A Must Have Guide on Using Twitter in your Classroom | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
RT @medkh9: A Must Have Guide on Using Twitter in your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/WLMTQlC9yt via @m…
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Minecraft 2 doesn't make sense right now

Minecraft 2 doesn't make sense right now | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Phil Spencer says Microsoft's goal is to cater for Minecraft's existing community.
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Google Has Much More To Tell Us About Video Games Now

Google Has Much More To Tell Us About Video Games Now | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
You know that neat little box that pops up on the right when you search Google for movies or books and such? Now it does that for video games as well, thanks to an update to Google's Knowledge Graph.
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Metacritic score? ;)

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Lessons from a public OpenSim demo for Oculus Rift

Lessons from a public OpenSim demo for Oculus Rift | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Lessons from a public OpenSim demo for Oculus Rift
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We projected this tour guide screen on the wall of the gallery so that people waiting in line could see what the two avatars were doing.
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Thanks to Hypergrid Business.

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OSCC14: Using OpenSimulator in K-12 Schools

David W. Deeds' presentation for the OpenSimulator Community Conference 2014 (OSCC14). Also a member of the OpenSimulator K-12 Power Panel.
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My presentation for the OpenSimulator Community Conference 2014!

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Journal of Virtual Worlds Research

Journal of Virtual Worlds Research | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
RT @ProfessorF: @JohnCobalt On virtual worlds, the latest is usually in the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research http://t.co/dx1c37m6eE
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Check out the JOVWR! 

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Can Virtual Reality Help in PTSD Treatment?

Can Virtual Reality Help in PTSD Treatment? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Traumatizing events might cause the soldiers to develop fears which might keep them from coming back to wars. Virtual reality games are being used by medical
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Virtual Reality in the news! 

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Classroom technology can make learning more dangerous, and that's a good thing

Classroom technology can make learning more dangerous, and that's a good thing | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Steve Jobs once called the personal computer “a bicycle for our minds,” a tool that helps us go farther with the same amount of energy. But for many teachers, it has been a bumpy ride.
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Google Leads $542M Round in Virtual Reality Startup

Google Leads $542M Round in Virtual Reality Startup | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
As far back as I can remember we’ve been talking about the next generation of human-computer interface, one that seamlessly and visually merges the physical and virtual worlds in three dimensions. The 2D display we’re used to looking at -- from a tiny smartphone to a giant movie screen --...
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Check out Magic Leap!

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Augmented Reality Educational Robot Ozobot

Augmented Reality Educational Robot Ozobot | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
#RobotOzobot - In the growing digital age, some of us find that our children are spending an increased amount of time in front of a screen between TV, gaming consoles, tablets, and more.
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This might be my next gadget! 

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The Kúla Bebe Lets You Capture 3D Photos with Almost Any DSLR

The Kúla Bebe Lets You Capture 3D Photos with Almost Any DSLR | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Just over a year ago we showed you the Kúla Deeper, a DSLR add-on that effectively turns any DSLR into a 3D camera. Now the Kúla team is back, and they wan
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My next gadget? ;)

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3rd Rock calls for creation of grid association

3rd Rock calls for creation of grid association | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
3rd Rock calls for creation of grid association http://t.co/T0BOdKA2cu #OpenSim #VR #Virtual #VirtualWorlds #SL #SecondLife
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This is big! Thanks to Hypergrid Business.

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Virtual field trips provide ASU students with immersive online learning

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Virtual field trips provide ASU students with immersive online learning ...
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Gotta love virtual field trips! 

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3D Printing: Not a toy … anymore

3D printing. Its an amazing concept, a novel application, and a revolutionary technology. And its here. NOW. Doing amazing things. And its only going ...
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Program | Opensimulator Community Conference 2014

Program | Opensimulator Community Conference 2014 | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
ALL TIMES LISTED IN PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (PST/SLT) (-7 GMT) TO CONVERT TO YOUR LOCAL TIME, USE THE TIME ZONE CONVERTER. View the OpenSimulator Community
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Get your tickets now before they're sold out! 

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Get your tickets now, before they're sold out! 

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This Filmmaker Reviews Google Glass Using Google Glass

This Filmmaker Reviews Google Glass Using Google Glass | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
By this stage, Google Glass has been around in its kinda-beta kinda-on-sale format for a solid 18 months, and the internet is awash with more reviews than you can probably tolerate.
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Interesting stuff.

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OSCC14: Using OpenSimulator in K-12 Schools

David W. Deeds' presentation for the OpenSimulator Community Conference 2014 (OSCC14). Also a member of the OpenSimulator K-12 Power Panel.
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500+ views in one day! 

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500+ views in one day! 

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'Duke Nukem' gaming house 3D Realms is back

'Duke Nukem' gaming house 3D Realms is back | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The early '90s were a simpler time: Mullets were acceptable, everyone was wearing Zubaz pants and rocking your dad's flannel didn't make you a hipster.
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Duke Nukem! Greatest Game of All Time! ;)

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Chromebook - the first disposable computer for schools

Chromebook - the first disposable computer for schools | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
RT @ClassThink: Chromebook -- the first disposable computer for schools
http://t.co/2zQ2dpzQpN #chromebook #gafe #edchat #edtech
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Disposable?! ;)

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Doctor Who Game Will Teach Kids How to Code

Doctor Who Game Will Teach Kids How to Code | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
"The idea is simply to use one of our biggest brands to inspire children to find out more about programming."
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Geeky-cool stuff! Coding for munchkins.

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Geeky-cool stuff! Coding for munchkins.

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Are Virtual Environments the New Frontier in Obesity Management?

Are Virtual Environments the New Frontier in Obesity Management? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
RT @PrivilegeHealth: Are Virtual Environments the New Frontier in Obesity Management? http://t.co/e1lCtMhANq
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Interesting. A little strange, but interesting. ;)

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Introducing Classroom for Google Apps for Education

Introducing Classroom for Google Apps for Education | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Classroom is a new product in Google Apps for Education that enables teachers to send assignments, make announcements, and conduct question & answer with students. Classroom was designed hand-in-hand with teachers to help them save time, keep their classes organized, and improve communication with students.
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Yes! We're finally going all-Classroom. Will have a Virtual Day in November. Students will stay home and use Classroom. 

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Virtual reality gains a small foothold in the enterprise

Virtual reality gains a small foothold in the enterprise | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Prototypes and simulations based on virtual reality can save companies millions.
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Getting there! 

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3D Printed Surgical Robot Designed to Perform Less Risky Surgery

3D Printed Surgical Robot Designed to Perform Less Risky Surgery | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
3D printing and robotics once prove a compatible and, potentially, a profoundly life-altering duo. The brainchild of Vanderbilt University engineering gradu
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Become an entrepreneur | HP LIFE

Become an entrepreneur | HP LIFE | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
HP LIFE helps you to establish or improve your start-up. Find out how to learn online and be part of our global network.
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FREE online classes! Learn how to run your own business! For your students...or for yourself! 

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