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3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology
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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Top 10 Tech This Week [PICS] - Mashable

Top 10 Tech This Week [PICS] - Mashable | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Top 10 Tech This Week [PICS]MashableHere's an application where a 3D screen might actually make sense.
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Next Presentation: Meta Institute for Computational Astrophysics

Next Presentation: Meta Institute for Computational Astrophysics | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it

My next presentation will be inworld (in Second Life, that is) for the Meta Institute for Computational Astrophysics (http://www.mica-vw.org). I'll be giving a tweak of the "Virtual Worlds in K-12/ International Schools" presentation I gave at the recent Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Conference (http://www.vwbpe.org).

 

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OpenSimulator 0.7.3.1 released | Justincc's OpenSimulator blog

OpenSimulator 0.7.3.1 released | Justincc's OpenSimulator blog | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Hi folks.  Just a quick note to say that OpenSimulator 0.7.3.1 has just been released.  This is a minor point release from OpenSimulator 0.7.3 so it's ma...
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Teaching technology: we need a digital revolution in the classroom - The Guardian

Teaching technology: we need a digital revolution in the classroom - The Guardian | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Teaching technology: we need a digital revolution in the classroomThe GuardianThis is, above all, an issue of education and training.
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Tulsa school identified by state for new instructional model - Tulsa World

Tulsa school identified by state for new instructional model - Tulsa World | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Tulsa school identified by state for new instructional modelTulsa WorldBy ANDREA EGER World Staff Writer The Oklahoma State Department of Education on Thursday morning identified McLain Junior High and High School for Science and Technology among ...
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The Learning Lot: Five Trends to Watch in Educational Technology | Zukunft des Lernens

The Learning Lot: Five Trends to Watch in Educational Technology | Zukunft des Lernens | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Thanks to EdSurge for providing a link to this informative presentation by Frank Catalano on trends in educational technology. In it, he outlines five trends that cross K-12 and higher education, and it's certainly hard to argue with any of them.
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The Evolution of American Educational Technology

The Evolution of American Educational Technology | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The Evolution of American Educational Technology The primary purpose of this book is to trace the theoretical methodological foundations of American educational technology.
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There Are No Technology Shortcuts to Good Education « Educational Technology Debate

There Are No Technology Shortcuts to Good Education « Educational Technology Debate | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
RT @yam: There Are No Technology Shortcuts to Good Education - Educational Technology Debate http://t.co/Y6MeaTe8...
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16-year-old Makes Working Scientific Calculator in Minecraft

16-year-old Makes Working Scientific Calculator in Minecraft | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
To be honest, some of us barely have enough time to build a pyramid or towering 8-bit video game character in Minecraft much less a gigantic, functional machine that can be used here in the real world.
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3D Printing Lets Kids Combine LEGO And Lincoln Logs Into One ...

3D Printing Lets Kids Combine LEGO And Lincoln Logs Into One ... | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
FAT Lab's Universal Construction Kit is a set of 3D Printed blocks that allow disparate toy sets to be combined into new and exciting playthings.
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Virtual Outworlding: EDU: Triple A Learning Opens NMC Cybercampus

Virtual Outworlding: EDU: Triple A Learning Opens NMC Cybercampus | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it

Triple A Learning's new Second Life headquarters gets a post on Virtual Outworlding, Selby Evans' (aka Thinkerer Melville in SL) blog. Triple A will be using its New Media Consortium (www.nmc.org) lot on Teaching 2 as part of its upcoming 3D virtual world courses for teachers. Online classes, of course! Triple A has assembled a team of expert educators from around the world to create a series of courses on 21st century educational technology tools and techniques. David W. Deeds, who's been teaching with 3D virtual worlds for six years, in both university/college and K-12 environments, will be producing the 3D virtual world courses. Watch the Triple A website or connect with David W. Deeds via LinkedIn to stay informed!

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3D Virtual Worlds are NOT Dead, Dying or Disappearing | Kapp Notes

3D Virtual Worlds are NOT Dead, Dying or Disappearing | Kapp Notes | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Examples of 3D virtual worlds for different purposes http://t.co/WEA9u0bc and a more detailed benchmark https://t.co/ibYETyYw #vmwork...
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Excursiones en Second Life | Facebook

Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.
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The Future of Educational Technology:The Conundrum of Tablets ...

The Future of Educational Technology:The Conundrum of Tablets ... | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
The Future of Educational Technology:The Conundrum of Tablets, PCs, Smartphones, and the Cloud. Via Scoop.it – The Information Specialist's Scoop. My discipline lives and breathes by technology. Personal computers ...
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Making OpenSim safe for students – Hypergrid Business

Making OpenSim safe for students – Hypergrid Business | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Login Add New Comment Post as … Image (RT @tutorlauraeffe: Making #OpenSim safe for students – Hypergrid Business http://t.co/grdFTMrI via @searcheeze #virtualworlds #NVWN...)...
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We shouldn't waste time teaching students basic IT skills | Educational Technology News

We shouldn't waste time teaching students basic IT skills | Educational Technology News | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
"University students should already know how to use Microsoft Word and Powerpoint. The real gains are in being taught programming, says Martin Paul Eve. In recent days, several sources, primarily in the US, have suggested that all undergraduates...
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Edusim - 3D virtual worlds for the classrom interactive whiteboard | Virtual University: Education in Virtual Worlds - 27 and 28 October 2011

Edusim - 3D virtual worlds for the classrom interactive whiteboard | Virtual University: Education in Virtual Worlds - 27 and 28 October 2011 | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Edusim is a 3D virtual world (like Secondlife) for the classroom interactive whiteboard or interactive surface that brings a virtual worlds to the Smartboard, Mimio, Promethean, Polyvision smart boards.
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BHS Students Creating 3D Movie, Solving Real Life Challenges - Patch.com

BHS Students Creating 3D Movie, Solving Real Life Challenges - Patch.com | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
BHS Students Creating 3D Movie, Solving Real Life ChallengesPatch.comBy Christine Rose “The story begins with a cupcake on his way to a bakery in the city,” Bethel High School students Nicole Cibu and Dayna Kretkowski described the adventure that...
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Universities leading the way with education technology | Educational Technology News

Universities leading the way with education technology | Educational Technology News | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
"Georgia Institute for Technology's Center for 21st Century Universities (C21U) is a self-described living laboratory for fundamental change in higher education.
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- 10 Essential Educational Resources for Teachers - my list

The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.
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Journal of Educational Technology & Society

Delicious: Journal of Educational Technology & Society: http://t.co/C0s8jJxK [Research]...
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Second Life’s new Premium Wilderness in a nutshell

Second Life’s new Premium Wilderness in a nutshell | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
So, today, Linden Lab launched an area called Premium Wilderness, and if you haven’t taken a look at it yet, you’re probably wondering “does this add value to my Premium account?”
So, let’s take a look.
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Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET): Free Macintosh ...

Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET): Free Macintosh ... | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET). Welcome! This blog shares news, resources, and information pertaining to using technology to support high quality instruction. Visit our site - http://ucet.org Do you have a ...
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3D Virtual Worlds List | Second Life and Virtual Worlds

3D Virtual Worlds List | Second Life and Virtual Worlds | 3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | Scoop.it
ArianeB's List of 3D Virtual Worlds (RT @randomreplicant: @miguelmcorreia 3D Virtual Worlds List: http://t.co/ymN5gQiN...)... (Second Life and Virtual Worlds – 3D Virtual Worlds List http://t.co/MXOkId9K...)...
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Amazon.com: How to Do Everything with Second Life® (9780071497893): Richard Mansfield: Books

How to Do Everything with Second Life®

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Amazon.com: How to Do Everything with Second Life® (9780071497893): Richard Mansfield: Books (How to Do Everything with Second Life® (Paperback): How to Do Everything with Second Life® (Paperback) http://t.co/03QDCMS1...)...
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