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Covering the use of 3D design, printing and virtual worlds in education, but also lots of other geeky-cool school stuff, 3D or not.
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Beyond Minecraft: Games That Inspire Building and Exploration

Beyond Minecraft: Games That Inspire Building and Exploration | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The success and popularity of Minecraft in and out of classrooms is no surprise.
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Ebola speeds up educators' embrace of tech

Ebola speeds up educators' embrace of tech | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The University of Sierra Leone turns to online learning while nonprofit Rumie sends tablets to Liberia
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5 Things to Share With Your Teachers About Educational Technology

5 Things to Share With Your Teachers About Educational Technology | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
We know that technology has changed education and it is only going to continue to do so. Teachers will not only accept these changes in technology, but will embrace them if they feel confident in the learning experience....
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Every school administrator needs to read this! 

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eLearning Trends to Follow in 2015

eLearning Trends to Follow in 2015 | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Fantastic infographic with eLearning Trends to you should follow in year 2015.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Kent Wallén
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Another great infographic! 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 22, 2015 8:25 AM

Fantastic infographic with eLearning Trends to you should follow in year 2015.

EduMel's curator insight, February 22, 2015 9:16 AM

interesting

Nathalie Mercken's curator insight, February 26, 2015 3:20 AM

ajouter votre aperçu ...

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The Popular Educational Twitter Hashtags Infographic

The Popular Educational Twitter Hashtags Infographic | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
#edtech, #edchat and #techcoach top the list of my most favorite Twitter hashtags. But these trending topics are not the only social media hotspots in which educators with common interests can shar...

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Leah Power
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I need to start expanding my hashtag horizons.

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Social Media Gains Momentum in Online Education

Social Media Gains Momentum in Online Education | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Social media tools allow online students to share information and build a sense of community, experts say.
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It's about time! 

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Tips on How to Integrate Problem Based Learning in Your Classroom

Tips on How to Integrate Problem Based Learning in Your Classroom | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Tips on How to Integrate Problem Based Learning in Your Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/QJ3LkJIhGD
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rodrick rajive lal's curator insight, November 25, 2014 3:58 AM

These are interesting tiips for integrating Problem based learning in your classroom Pedagogy. We have shifted to the introduction of a Research paper as a term paper at the grade eleven level. This we feel is one way of developing Problem - Solving skills in students.

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We’re All Becoming Tech Workers: Are We Ready? (Part 1)

We’re All Becoming Tech Workers: Are We Ready? (Part 1) | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
As the Digital Era continues to progress and social and digital technologies become more fully integrated into not just the work we do, but how we do it, there's an increasing need for all workers to be digitally literate and competent. Here are some of the things organizations and organizational leaders can do to help increase current capabilities and lay a foundation for ongoing growth and development.
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6 Good iPad Apps to Turn Pictures Into Cartoons and Comics

6 Good iPad Apps to Turn Pictures Into Cartoons and Comics | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
6 Good iPad Apps to Turn Pictures Into Cartoons and Comics ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/VAHU4Ez3zs via @medkh9
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Haven't tried the Wacom tablet with an iPad yet! 

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30 Trends In Education Technology For 2015

30 Trends In Education Technology For 2015 | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
30 Trends In Education Technology For 2015
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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, November 23, 2014 1:14 PM

Love this list! "teacherpreneurs" and also "studentpreneurs"?  These trends are SO happening in the digital and non digital classroom.

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3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology

3D Virtual Worlds: Educational Technology | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

t tCovering the use of 3D virtual worlds in education but also lots of other geeky-cool school stuff, 3D or not.

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How 3D Printing Is Going To Change The World

How 3D Printing Is Going To Change The World | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Printable limbs and organs, printable guns, printable pizza?! This technology will change our lives.
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More on 3D printing! 

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John Rudkin's curator insight, November 22, 2014 7:09 AM

Who wouldn't want to know more?

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Future Ready Schools

Future Ready Schools | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Tools for change! @ Empowering Educators through Professional Learning toolkit | Office of Educational Technology - http://t.co/GP89BsBTsi
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Google Tips and Tricks

Google tips and tricks presentation to educators on Nov. 6, 2014 at BIT14 (ECOO) in Niagara Falls Ontario Canada.

Via Elizabeth E Charles
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Did YOU know that?! ;)

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Laureen Turner's curator insight, November 28, 2014 1:42 PM

This is a great video describing a ton of functionality in Google. 

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Google to buy GoPro in 2015

Google to buy GoPro in 2015 | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
2015 is gearing up to be an eventful year for wearable tech with Google’s acquisition of GoPro set to be one of the biggest stories. That’s according to CCS Insight, who has just published its Predictions for 2015 and Beyond report.
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Whoa! What, if anything, does this mean for my Hero3? 

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The gap between virtual reality and sci-fi is shortening

The gap between virtual reality and sci-fi is shortening | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
High Fidelity uses webcam technology to create characters who interact in virtual worlds, but based on their real motions.

Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc, Mondivirtuali
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Check this out! Info on High Fidelity! 

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The 23 Best Game-Based Education Resources for 2014

The 23 Best Game-Based Education Resources for 2014 | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Thanks to Ana Cristina Pratas.

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Paul McCartney enters VR via 3D concert app

Paul McCartney enters VR via 3D concert app | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Sir Paul McCartney has taken a daring leap into the world of virtual reality — launching a free app to watch one of the ex-Beatles recent concerts, that can be used with home-made goggles.
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This is geeky-cool stuff! 

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10 Great Games for High School

10 Great Games for High School | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Dig into this curated list of highly rated games for high school. There's a spread of content areas but, more important, a range of skills built. Each game is absorbing and detailed, offering experiences certain to challenge older students.
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We're All Becoming Tech Workers: Are We Ready? (Part 2)

We're All Becoming Tech Workers: Are We Ready? (Part 2) | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
As the Digital Era continues to progress and social and digital technologies become more fully integrated into not just the work we do, but how we do it, there's an increasing need for all workers to be digitally literate and competent. Here are some things individuals can and should do to increase their current capabilities and lay a foundation for ongoing growth and development.
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A Must Have List of Resources on Digital Citizenship for Teachers

A Must Have List of Resources on Digital Citizenship for Teachers | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A List of Resources on Digital Citizenship for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning http://t.co/mZwsSVkhNF via @medkh9
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How Gamification is Used in ELearning

How Gamification is Used in ELearning | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
How Can You Implement Gamification Effectively Within Your eLearning Program? Check the How Gamification is Used in ELearning article to find more.

Via Dr. Melissa A. Bordogna
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The Future: Virtual Worlds & 3D-Printed Hearts

The Future: Virtual Worlds & 3D-Printed Hearts | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
In The Future This Week, we strap on our VR goggles and jack into the web in search of this week’s headlines! - B.J. Murphy for Serious Wonder
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You are the content you publish

You are the content you publish | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Discover, curate and publish great content to get visibility online.
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Scooping a story about Scoop.it! 

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3D printed robotic hand offers hope to child amputees

3D printed robotic hand offers hope to child amputees | 3D Virtual-Real Worlds: Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Children like six-year-old Charlotte Nott could benefit from new technology which can cheaply print robotic hands From The Telegraph on 20th November 2014
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Easily the geeky-coolest thing I've seen in a while. ;)

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