3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech
281.8K views | +189 today
Follow
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.
Curated by David W. Deeds
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Visual To Integrate Visible Thinking Routines in Your Class

Visual To Integrate Visible Thinking Routines in Your Class | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A Great Visual To Help You Integrate Visible Thinking Routines in Your Class ~ Educational Technology http://t.co/s262TOTQG4 via @medkh9
David W. Deeds's insight:

Visible thinking routines...I like that. ;)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Ed Tech In The College Classroom

Ed Tech In The College Classroom | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Educational Technology In The College Classroom Infographic shows how educational technology is transforming the way our college students learn in and out of the classroom.
David W. Deeds's insight:

Another great infographic.

more...
Ana Loureiro's curator insight, May 5, 2014 6:50 AM

how educational technology is transforming the way our college students learn in and out of the classroom

Steve Vaitl's curator insight, May 5, 2014 12:45 PM

I'm not usually big on infographics however this one has some very good information and is well laid out.

Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

World of Warcraft movie to complete filming in three weeks

World of Warcraft movie to complete filming in three weeks | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Filming on Warcraft, the movie based on Blizzard Entertainment's World of Warcraft series, is set to be completed May 23, three weeks from today, said director Duncan Jones on Twitter...
David W. Deeds's insight:

This is gonna be great. ;)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Will digital humanities disrupt the university?

Will digital humanities disrupt the university? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Some 10 percent of humanities scholars currently self-identify as digital humanists. As such, digital humanities is the consummate academic hot-button topic and everyone has vehement opinions. The post Will digital humanities disrupt the university?
David W. Deeds's insight:

Digital humanism...interesting. 

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by David W. Deeds from Virtual University: Education in Virtual Worlds
Scoop.it!

7 Reasons for Teaching in Virtual Worlds

The last decade has seen virtual worlds transform from novelty to powerful tool. In education, learning environments have been created with this technology i...

Via Helen Farley
David W. Deeds's insight:

Thanks to Helen Farley.

more...
Helen Farley's curator insight, May 2, 2014 12:48 AM

This SlideShare from Paul Rudman is definitely worth a look!

Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Apple iWatch Already in Production, Report Says

Apple iWatch Already in Production, Report Says | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A new report claims that Apple's long-rumored iWatch device has already gone into production, and will be released later this year.
David W. Deeds's insight:

Oh, OK...one more gadget! ;)

more...
Matthieu Dufour 's curator insight, May 1, 2014 12:14 PM

Annoncée et attendue depuis des mois la iWatch sera-t-elle à la hauteur des attentes, voire des fantasmes et permettra-t-elle à Apple de reprendre de l'avance en termes d'innovation ? Réponse sous peu donc...

Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, May 2, 2014 4:58 AM

It said the device will be released in the latter half of 2014, and that production of up to 3 million devices will began in the second quarter of this year, and will increase to 14 to 15 million in the third quarter.

Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

OpenSim’s physical prims can now be up to 64 meters

Over the past two months, a number of bug fixes and improvements have made it into the OpenSim code base, according to core developer Justin Clark-Casey. The highlight is that the maximum physical prim...
David W. Deeds's insight:

I know some students who will be very happy about this. ;)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Facebook Makes Virtual Reality Cool Again

Facebook Makes Virtual Reality Cool Again | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Facebook Makes Virtual Reality Cool Again
Fox Business
Now that Facebook (FB) has entered the game and made virtual reality cool again, the line between the real and virtual world will only continue to blur.
David W. Deeds's insight:

Again? Meaning it wasn't before?? ;)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

3 Ways Coding and Gaming Can Enhance Learning

3 Ways Coding and Gaming Can Enhance Learning | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Coding isn't just for computer science any more. Educators are finding that teaching students to write code and design games enhances learning and creates engagement. These examples illustrate how co
David W. Deeds's insight:

Thanks to Kim Flintoff.

more...
Krysta Hammond's curator insight, May 5, 2014 12:01 PM

Great way to increase engagement and learning in all subject areas.

Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Hollywood, Meet Oculus Rift

Hollywood, Meet Oculus Rift | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Digital Trends
Hollywood, Meet Oculus Rift: Studios Quietly Toying With New Virtual Reality ...
Mashable
But creating gaming content for VR looks easy compared with the challenge of capturing the real world for viewing through the mask.
David W. Deeds's insight:

Check this out! 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

MinecraftEdu Spring 2014 Newsletter

MinecraftEdu Spring 2014 Newsletter | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
David W. Deeds's insight:

Check it out! Lots of new features.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Beyond 'Screen Time:' What Minecraft Teaches Kids

Beyond 'Screen Time:' What Minecraft Teaches Kids | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Beyond 'Screen Time:' What Minecraft Teaches Kids
The Atlantic
Minecraft is one of the most popular games in the United States with over 100 million registered users. It's not as flashy as typical video games—the graphics are lo-fi and 8-bit.
David W. Deeds's insight:

In The Atlantic, no less. ;)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Do You have the Personality To Be an Inquiry-Based Teacher?

Do You have the Personality To Be an Inquiry-Based Teacher? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
If an inquiry-based system is to succeed, we’ll need really good human beings in the classroom who know their field, but who also radiate the kind of positive, non-judgmental love that helps students open their minds and hearts.
David W. Deeds's insight:

Check this out! 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

The Ancient Maya and Virtual Worlds

The Ancient Maya and Virtual Worlds | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A UC researcher explores the Maya perspective on the material world and begins to uncover parallels with today's online culture.
David W. Deeds's insight:

Interesting stuff. Where I'm going next people still speak Mayan! 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Teachers Visual Guide to Blended Learning

Teachers Visual Guide to Blended Learning | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Blended learning , like BYOD and Flipped learning, is an educational concept that has gained much prominence with the massive uptake of web 2.0 technologies.
David W. Deeds's insight:

Lovin' the infographics. ;)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Australia: Funding boost for virtual learning tool research

Australia: Funding boost for virtual learning tool research | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Dr Landorf will receive $220,000 to lead research into the creation and use of virtual learning environments, particularly for architecture students and other construction-related disciplines. Digital images captured during the ...
David W. Deeds's insight:

Good on ya, Ozzies! ;)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Using Educational Technology to Teach the 4Cs

Using Educational Technology to Teach the 4Cs | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The 4Cs encapsulate skills that are crucial for success in the 21st century. Read about practical ways to teach these four skills using educational technology.
David W. Deeds's insight:

Good stuff! 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Denmark dynamited by cunning American Minecraft vandals

Denmark dynamited by cunning American Minecraft vandals | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Denmark dynamited by cunning American Minecraft vandals Register The agency built the Minecraft model to show off its mapping data and it was intended for such wholesome uses as teaching local schoolchildren about town planning and encouraging...
David W. Deeds's insight:

*Sigh* At least it wasn't my students. ;)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Oculus Rift Will Finally Go On Sale To Consumers Next Year

Oculus Rift Will Finally Go On Sale To Consumers Next Year | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
An Oculus Rift virtual reality headset for consumers could go on sale next year, a company representative told Business Insider at Facebook’s F8 developer conference today.
David W. Deeds's insight:

Alright! It's about time! 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Visual Featuring The 6 Benefits of Mind Maps

Visual Featuring The 6 Benefits of Mind Maps | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Excellent Visual Featuring The 6 Benefits of Mind Maps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning on PLN.gr curated by Elena Elliniadou (Excellent Visual Featuring The 6 Benefits of Mind Maps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | @scoopit...
David W. Deeds's insight:

This reminds me...wanna check out the latest version of Personal Brain.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Gamification vs. Game based learning vs. Game design

Gamification vs. Game based learning vs. Game design | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
It is well documented how using games in a classroom context can facilitate collaborative learning, promote problem solving and stimulate an engaging learning environment. Three philosophies which... (RT @clcsimon: Gamification vs.
David W. Deeds's insight:

Interesting stuff.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

3D printed cast could heal bones 40 per cent faster

3D printed cast could heal bones 40 per cent faster | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Turkish designer creates medical cast using 3D printing which could heal broken bones faster (A 3D printed medical cast could help bones heal up to 40 per cent faster http://t.co/Kw1Z3Hm75L (Pic:...
David W. Deeds's insight:

Now this is geeky-cool stuff! 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Virtual OpenSim Happenings

Virtual OpenSim Happenings | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Any virtual-based science educator should check out the Kitely world, 'Undersea Observatory' for their students. An excellent learning platform. It looks amazing!
David W. Deeds's insight:

Thanks to Sally Cherry! 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Tomorrowland: What does the future of online virtual worlds look like?

Tomorrowland: What does the future of online virtual worlds look like? | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Each year, technology leaps forward, and with it our expectations of our day-to-day lives. But what does the future for online virtual worlds look like?
David W. Deeds's insight:

"They will become part of society." I like that. ;)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by David W. Deeds
Scoop.it!

Pointless Top 10: Best WoW Ceilings

The top 10 best ceilings in WoW are viewed in this Pointless Top 10, a show where top ten lists are made from pointless topics. ---wowcrendor links--- My Fac...
David W. Deeds's insight:

How is this pointless?! ;)

more...
No comment yet.