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20 Wonderful Online Museums and Sites for Virtual Field Trips to Use in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

20 Wonderful Online Museums and Sites for Virtual Field Trips to Use in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Technology in Education | Scoop.it

Via Kathleen Cercone, Aggeliki Nikolaou, Pearta Nolan
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Some of these resources are excellent.  Be selective when using and ensure you explore the site yourself before use.  This would be an excellent resource for use in a rural community where the opportunity for excursions is limited.  An excellent use of technology to bring the real world into the classroom!

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Intriguing Networks's curator insight, January 29, 2014 2:24 PM

thannk you.

Pearta Nolan's curator insight, March 6, 2014 11:38 PM

What an amazing site that offers students the opportunity to see these places regardless of their geographical location. The Scoop-it post offers 20 different websites that have a direct link to the Australian Curriculum (ACARA). This is evident where the ACARA Technologies Curriculum state that Year Five and Year Six students need to describe how design and technologies contribute to meeting the present and future needs (ACARA). A selection of the different online museums and virtual field trips include: NASA, Arctic Tour, Moon Tour and the Smithsonian Museum. These sites would also be seen to help with other Key Learning Areas, especially remote students that do not have access to such organisations.

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How To Start Using Augmented Reality In The Classroom - Edudemic - by @BRHolland

How To Start Using Augmented Reality In The Classroom - Edudemic - by @BRHolland | Technology in Education | Scoop.it
Augmented Reality (AR) allows teachers and students to extend the physical world with a virtual overlay. Whether you have iPad, Android, or a smartphone, scanning a trigger in the physical world with an AR app allows a new layer of information to appear. This information could be a link to a web site, a video, …

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Stephanee Stephens's curator insight, February 28, 2014 7:28 AM

Try out @aurasma as a great platform.