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Three-dimensional virtual worlds and distance l...

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Three-dimensional virtual worlds and distance learning: two case studies of Active Worlds as a medium for distance education on Second Life and other Virtual Worlds curated by CM Elias (Three-dimensional virtual worlds and distance learning: two...
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This touchable AR display screws into a light socket and projects onto your desk

This touchable AR display screws into a light socket and projects onto your desk | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
A prototype device uses a small projector, a depth sensor, and a computer to project multi-touch displays onto any surface.
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The futuristic school where you’re always on camera - BBC News

The futuristic school where you’re always on camera - BBC News | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
A look inside AltSchool, where computer programmers are trying to supercharge education
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Kahoot Unveils a New Mobile App and Game Play Options

Kahoot Unveils a New Mobile App and Game Play Options | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
Kahoot announced the release of new mobile app this week at ISTE 17. The app, still in beta, addresses a lot of the complaints abou
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12 Strategies For Teaching Literature In The 21st Century -

12 Strategies For Teaching Literature In The 21st Century - | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
12 Strategies For Teaching Literature In The 21st Century by Terry Heick How can you teach Shakespeare to students accustomed to tiny screens with brief flashes of communication that instantly fade away (both in meaning endurance and visible text)? Begin by focusing on the macro.
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The Epic Guide to Student Ownership

“Is this real, Mr. J?” The question came from the back of the room. Todd rarely spoke up in class, but today he seemed visibly upset. “Yes, it is real. Sadly, this type of thing is
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The Difference Between Instructivism, Constructivism, And Connectivism -

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The Difference Between Instructivism, Constructivism, And Connectivism by Terry Heick We spend so much time in education trying to make things better. Better policies. Better technology. Better standards. Better curriculum. Better instruction.

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Three Good Ways to Create Stop Motion Videos - Tutorials

Three Good Ways to Create Stop Motion Videos - Tutorials | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

Last week I published a blog post about creating stop motion videos on Chromebooks. That post led to some emails from readers who wer

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5 Awesome TED Talks On How Technology Is Changing Education

5 Awesome TED Talks On How Technology Is Changing Education | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
In the last ten years, technology has changed the way we work and communicate with others — and it’s also changed how we interact in the classroom. In fact, some educators argue that technology can improve the classroom by eliminating the need for a physical one, and allow students to learn remotely, from wherever they do their best work. While it’s still too early to know if this is the most effective way to teach, it’s important to stay-to-update on these innovations in education and see what we can learn from them. In these TED talks, students and educators share their …
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Top Tech Gadgets According To Tech Bloggers - Techi Signals

Top Tech Gadgets According To Tech Bloggers - Techi Signals | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

Tech gadgets are a technology lover’s best friend! In fact what we don’t always realize is that these little things that have come into our lives mostly in the last few decades are everyone’s best friend! Whether it’s about work, entertainment or little life saving practicalities; tech gadgets prove to do what we need the …

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History’s Most Successful Theory of Teaching is Reborn for Flipped Learning

History’s Most Successful Theory of Teaching is Reborn for Flipped Learning | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

In 1968, Benjamin Bloom proposed an instructional strategy that has captivated the imagination of teachers for five decades — Mastery Learning. Think of it as having prerequisites not just for…

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When Students Take the Reins: How Lancaster Bible College Transformed Learning

When Students Take the Reins: How Lancaster Bible College Transformed Learning | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
When Lancaster Bible College assigned William Illingworth to upgrade the institution’s technology tools and learning management system (LMS), he searched for a platform that could go beyond the baseline functions offered by the school’s previous LMS.
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How to Prepare for an Automated Future

How to Prepare for an Automated Future | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
A third of respondents who work in education and technology said new schooling would not emerge in time to train workers for jobs of the future.
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Dealing with a 'Culture of Fear'—Administrators on PD in the Age of Blended Learning (EdSurge News)

Dealing with a 'Culture of Fear'—Administrators on PD in the Age of Blended Learning (EdSurge News) | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

It’s pretty clear that very few people in education enjoy those typical sit-and-get professional development sessions. And when blended learning gets thrown into the mix, the situation gets even more complicated—what happens when educators seem afraid of products? Who should deliver PD, the administ

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Second Life Maps | Star Beach Island

Second Life Maps | Star Beach Island | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

Student virtual world feedback reports available at Coders central Star Beach in second Life



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Learning how to teach kids in the digital age

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Zoey Penwarden is encouraging other teachers to embrace digital tools in the classroom.

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Why Kids Need to Move, Touch and Experience to Learn

Why Kids Need to Move, Touch and Experience to Learn | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

Students can better understand math and physics problems by acting them out. This type of embodied learning can help open up the mind to abstract concepts.

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Second Life Maps | Star Beach island

Second Life Maps | Star Beach island | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
Virtual world 2016-17 project student feedback report is now available for viewing.
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Report: Faculty Support Lacking for Wide Adoption of Digital Learning -- Campus Technology

Report: Faculty Support Lacking for Wide Adoption of Digital Learning -- Campus Technology | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
Most colleges and universities cover digital learning in their strategic plan, and a large number have made it a core aspect of their plans. Yet, execution is uneven and digital learning hasn't come close to meeting administrator or faculty expectations, according to new data from Babson Survey Research Group and Tyton Partners.
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New Study Shows Students Win When Teachers Deploy Learning Games in Class

WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) June 20, 2017 -- In the largest study of its kind, researchers found students boosted their test scores by the equivalent of over

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5 Lessons On Virtual Reality In eLearning - eLearning Industry

5 Lessons On Virtual Reality In eLearning - eLearning Industry | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
Want to know why one size does not fit all in Virtual Reality In eLearning? Check 5 lessons about Virtual Reality In eLearning.
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50 Reasons It's Time For Smartphones In Every Classroom

50 Reasons It's Time For Smartphones In Every Classroom | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

50 Reasons It's Time For Smartphones In Every Classroom

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How Video Games Are Changing Education - The Gizmo Life

How Video Games Are Changing Education - The Gizmo Life | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
When it comes to video gaming and education recent developments in video game research reveal correlations between playing video games and learning.
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Listen Up! 5 Tips to Improve Students' Attention Span

Listen Up! 5 Tips to Improve Students' Attention Span | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it
Did you know that goldfish now have a longer attention span than the average human? Distractions don't stay at home. Many follow students into the classroom. Continue reading to receive five tips for ways you can improve students' attention span. 
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Using Digital Badges To Inspire Learning

Using Digital Badges To Inspire Learning | eVirtual Learning | Scoop.it

Struggling to show that students are more than just a product or grade?

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