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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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10 iPad Apps to Enhance Critical Thinking Teachers should not Miss ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | IPAD, un nuevo concepto socio-educativo!

10 iPad Apps to Enhance Critical Thinking Teachers should not Miss ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | IPAD, un nuevo concepto socio-educativo! | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
10 iPad Apps to Enhance Critical Thinking Teachers should not Miss ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on IPAD, un nuevo concepto socio-educativo!
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Gotta get to work on that apps list. ;)

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Our Research

Our Research | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
@jselingo-Caution in order when it comes to online ed - @communityccrc not finding great outcomes http://t.co/fdlEOCtq
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Opportunities in Educational eContent - EContent (press release) | Technology in Art And Education

Opportunities in Educational eContent - EContent (press release) | Technology in Art And Education | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Opportunities in Educational eContent EContent (press release) There is also the opportunity to appeal to non-traditional students in search of a degree, such as older working individuals, military personnel, or students with unique learning...
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We hope to have online courses available as of next year. 

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Who Will Own the Future of 3D Printing? - Motley Fool

Who Will Own the Future of 3D Printing? Motley Fool Ping Fu, author of Bend, Not Break, founder and CEO of Geomagic, and incoming chief strategy officer at 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD ) , tells of her journey from being a penniless newcomer to the United...
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Cool story.

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Managing Your Classroom with the Swipe of Your Finger: Best Free Teacher Apps for the iPad

Managing Your Classroom with the Swipe of Your Finger: Best Free Teacher Apps for the iPad | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Technology is all around us. In the ever-expanding digital age, we are inundated with tools, websites, and devices. While it can seem overwhelming, especially when we are used to a tradition
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More for the list of standardized apps. ;)

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Using Educational Technology to Help Students Get Back on Track | Jobs for the Future

Using Educational Technology to Help Students Get Back on Track | Jobs for the Future | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Using Educational Technology to Help Students Get Back on Track | Jobs for the Future http://t.co/ac02hY60
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Did a doubletake when I saw my ebook cover. Then I realized this was a recent Scoop.it post. Thanks, Nick! ;)

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VWBPE will be happening in July 2013

VWBPE will be happening in July 2013 | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
It's been announced in the NPC meeting this week that VWBPE will be hosted this year in July 2013. This year will mark it's 6th annual conference in Second Life and it's set to be bigger than in pr...
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Gotta start working on my presentation proposal! The VWBPE is the ultimate inworld conference! 

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An Awesome Innovation Mindmap for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century

An Awesome Innovation Mindmap for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
An Awesome Innovation Mindmap for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Leadership to change our schools' cultures for the 21st Century curated by Grant Montgomery (An Awesome Innovation Mindmap for Teachers ~ Educational Technology...
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This is interesting.

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Using Educational Technology to Help Students Get Back on Track | Jobs for the Future

Using Educational Technology to Help Students Get Back on Track | Jobs for the Future | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
RT @JFFtweets: What's the best way to go from teachers talking at students to interacting with them? A: #edtech http://t.co/w5yXZmst
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Why, educational technology, of course! ;)

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The Innovative Educator: 8 ways to use social media to connect and coordinate with parents

The Innovative Educator: 8 ways to use social media to connect and coordinate with parents | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
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We've been waiting to use our SIMS for this. Need to overcome administrator fear of social media first! ;)

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50+ Great iPad Apps for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

50+ Great iPad Apps for Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
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OK, time to compare lists and put together a standard app set. ;)

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Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, February 4, 2013 2:25 AM

I always find something new and gorgeous I didn't have seen before when this list is presented.:-)

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Excellent iPad Apps to Create eBooks ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Languages App!

Excellent iPad Apps to Create eBooks ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Languages App! | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Excellent iPad Apps to Create eBooks ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Languages App!
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Here we go...now I just need to get teachers writing! ;)

 

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XDiscovery launch mobile app to learn in seconds with visual knowledge maps for 4 million topics
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We Need Technology to Help Us Remember the Future | Personal [e-]Learning Environments

We Need Technology to Help Us Remember the Future | Personal [e-]Learning Environments | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
If you want to recall moments in your life, you’ve got thousands of photos and emails to help you. Forgot the details of a news story from last month? Google’s got your back.
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I'm waiting for the day I can just insert a chip into my brain. ;)

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The Best 8 Tools to Create Posters for your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educacion, ecologia y TIC

The Best 8 Tools to Create Posters for your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educacion, ecologia y TIC | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The Best 8 Tools to Create Posters for your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on Educacion, ecologia y TIC curated by Ramon Aragon (The Best 8 Tools to Create Posters for your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning...
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muy  bueno

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Equation Grapher Analog and Signal Graphing of Any Mathematical Equation

Equation Grapher Analog and Signal Graphing of Any Mathematical Equation | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Introduction The project EQUATION GRAPHER is basically an analog and signal graphing of any mathematical equation, i.e. exponential and logarithmic equations .You can write any mathematical equatio...
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10 Ways Teachers Can Use Twitter for Professional Development ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology, E-Learning & Pedagogy

10 Ways Teachers Can Use Twitter for Professional Development ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational Technology, E-Learning & Pedagogy | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Tim Scholze's insight: Great outline.(RT @scholzet: 10 Ways Teachers Can Use Twitter for Professional Development ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/TiXhywNp)...
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I've never used Twitter adequately. Maybe now I will. ;)

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The Best Places to Read and Download Educational e-Books ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Performance Learning Daily

The Best Places to Read and Download Educational e-Books ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Performance Learning Daily | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The Best Places to Read and Download Educational e-Books ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/Ehgyy9W0 via @medkh9William J. Ryan's insight: Great list of free resourcces, the library system can be used no matter where you are!
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Great source of information. 

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60 Seconds Guide to Students Effective Search Techniques ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | eLearning and eTeaching

60 Seconds Guide to Students Effective Search Techniques ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | eLearning and eTeaching | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
60 Seconds Guide to Students Effective Search Techniques ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on eLearning and eTeaching curated by WebTeachers (Have you seen: 60 Seconds Guide to Students Effective Search Techniques ~ Educational...
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Now this is a must for students...and teachers. ;)

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6 Must Watch Videos on 21st Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | E-Learning-Inclusivo (Mashup)

6 Must Watch Videos on 21st Education ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | E-Learning-Inclusivo (Mashup) | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
"The list of mind blowing videos covering the topic of 21st century education and learning is growing bigger and bigger. There are actually some clips that I think every teacher should watch if not twice then at least once.
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Have watched just one so far but definitely will be viewing the rest.

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Professional development reform: 8 steps to make it happen | Educational Leadership and Technology

Professional development reform: 8 steps to make it happen | Educational Leadership and Technology | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Every year, school districts around the country waste a tremendous amount of time and money on ineffective professional development.Ivon Prefontaine's insight: I think point 6 is imperative.
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Working on this semester's Technology Plan right now...

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This is Why We should Opt for Digital Textbooks ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

This is Why We should Opt for Digital Textbooks ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
This is Why We should Opt for Digital Textbooks ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/kGluUini
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Don't forget shipping costs to foreign countries...and customs! ;)

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The NMC Horizon Report > 2013 Higher Ed Edition is Here! | The New Media Consortium

The NMC Horizon Report > 2013 Higher Ed Edition is Here! | The New Media Consortium | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
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Like that MOOC's have moved up the list. ;)

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Anna Goldfeder's curator insight, February 5, 2013 2:01 AM

The tenth edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, a decade-long research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in higher education. Six emerging technologies are identified across three adoption horizons over the next one to five years, as well as key trends and challenges expected to continue over the same period, giving campus leaders and practitioners a valuable guide for strategic technology planning.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 30 iPad Apps Every Teacher Should Be Using

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 30 iPad Apps Every Teacher Should Be Using | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
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Sorry if this is a repeat. Just like this list. Really like Book Creator, just 5 bucks! 

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 12 Fabulous Academic Search Engines | eLanguages

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 12 Fabulous Academic Search Engines | eLanguages | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 12 Fabulous Academic Search Engines on eLanguages curated by KiwiBelma (Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 12 Fabulous Academic Search Engines | @scoopit http://t.co/yfUlhB82)...
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Do we still need encyclopedias in school? ;)

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Beth Ann Randazzo's curator insight, March 19, 2013 11:46 AM

Ed Tech and Mobile learning

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10 Must Have Resources to Teach about Copyright and Fair Use ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational & ICT Leadership

10 Must Have Resources to Teach about Copyright and Fair Use ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Educational & ICT Leadership | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
For staff and students (#cegsa 10 Must Have Resources to Teach about Copyright and Fair Use ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/V1PeUuSn)...
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Good summary...most of the books on this are aimed at teachers versus students. 

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Jo Blannin - Innovative Learning's curator insight, February 12, 2013 5:15 PM

Useful for teaching copywrite...