How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Getting Started with Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions. How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom @SamsungEdu Click To Tweet. Playing around with VR, Google Cardboard, or another headset is easy on your own or sharing with a couple of students or friends, but how do we bring this to the masses—the entire classroom of students?

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8 tips for your best Google Expeditions VR pilot

eSchool News

But as companies such as Google, Samsung and Sony expand their virtual reality tools and content, the technology’s use in education is becoming more and more real. With so many educators hopping on the Google Expeditions bandwagon, classroom virtual reality seems like it’s within reach.

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5 ways virtual reality is being used in education right now

FETC Converge

Considering Sony Playstation’s virtual reality headset sold out in pre-order last week, most of us are aware that virtual reality (VR) technology is hot right now. Uncategorized digital resources Google Cardboard K-12 Technology infrastructure virtual realityNew polls, studies delve into how educators and researchers are using virtual reality today.

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The Wild and Amazing World of Augmented Reality

Ask a Tech Teacher

Kathy Schrock , Adobe Education Leader, Google Certified Teacher, Sony Education Ambassador, Discovery Education STAR and a DEN Guru, and columnist for Discovery Education (just to name a few of Kathy’s accolades) said it best: Augmented reality layers computer-generated enhancements on top of an existing reality to make it more meaningful through the ability to interact with it.

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Coding Websites/Webtools by Grade

Ask a Tech Teacher

Google Computer Science for High School –free workshops (with application) for K-12 teachers. KOOV –by Sony Education. Over the next week, I’ll share ideas that will get you ready for your Hour of Code.

Top K–12 Tech Tools for Teaching STEM

EdTech Magazine

Robotics kits: Products like the Sony KOOV and HamiltonBuhl’s HB Invent! Google+. Top K–12 Tech Tools for Teaching STEM. eli.zimmerman_9856. Wed, 10/24/2018 - 13:49. As companies and market experts forecast computer science and engineering skills as crucial to the future workforce , K–12 schools have been rapidly developing STEM programs in order to prepare their students to be the employees of tomorrow. . “[It’s]

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IPEVO's cool new DO-CAM

Kathy Schrock

In addition, when meeting with students for content support, a doc cam can allow you to show the doc cam video in a Zoom or Google Meet window for the students.

IPEVO VZ-R HDMI/USB Dual Mode 8MP Document Camera

Kathy Schrock

Zoom Microsoft Teams Google Hangouts/Meet GoToMeeting Webex Skype IPEVO VZ-R HDMI/USB plugged directly into a projector The IPEVO VZ-R HDMI/USB document camera can also easily be used to showcase items, live drawings, and book pages to the entire class, even without a computer!

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7 VR Glasses for Young Pioneers of Virtual Worlds

Fractus Learning

Sony PlayStation VR (Requires PlayStation 4). The Sony PlayStation VR is the next great leap forward for video game consoles. D-Scope Pro Google Cardboard 2.0. Google Cardboard 2.0 Experience tomorrow today with Google Cardboard 2.0! From Star Trek’s Holodeck through to The Matrix, virtual reality was for decades just a dream of science fiction. Now, with VR glasses, this dream has become a reality.

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Impatient with universities’ slow pace of change, employers go around them

The Hechinger Report

The courses employers have been helping to create don’t just teach skills students need to work for Microsoft, Amazon or Google, like the highly specialized training classes that are longtime industry standards — Linux System Administration, for example, or Office 365 Fundamentals. It usually manages to fill just two or three of those positions, Soni said. Soni is more blunt. “We’ve Microsoft employees in Redmond, Washington.

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This Workforce Partnership Trains Tech Talent. Can It Boost Civic Engagement Too?


Roughly 200 local employers, including Kaiser Permanente, OSISoft, Sony and Typeform, have also participated. Shuffling along the stations are adult professionals—among them city officials, including the mayor of San Leandro, and representatives from Google, Sony and Wells Fargo—who offer guidance and poke holes in the projects. SAN LEANDRO, Calif. — A red staircase next to a Home Depot in an ordinary strip mall leads to an equally nondescript door.

Android Apps for the understanding level of Bloom's

Kathy Schrock

This is a re-posting of a blog post of August 5, 2013, which originally appeared on the now-defunct Sony Education Ambassadors site. If one of the windows is an open Google Doc while the other window is the content that needs to be read, students can take notes and summarize while reading the other page. The Google Play Store offers a ton of other apps that can be used at this level (or sometimes at all the Bloom's levels!)

Can You Show Netflix in Class? Copyright for Teachers Made Simple


Company partners like Chevron, Google and Sonic along with individual donors help support teacher projects all over the United States. Most districts go through Movie Licensing USA , a company that provides licensing for K-12 schools for a variety of studios, including Walt Disney Pictures, Sony Pictures and DreamWorks Animation. Can I show a video from Netflix in my classroom? Can I make 25 copies from my favorite math workbook?

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Android apps for the applying level of Bloom's

Kathy Schrock

This is an edited re-posting of a blog post in 2013, which originally appeared on the now-defunct Sony Education Ambassadors site. The Google Play Store offers a ton of other apps that can be used at this level (or sometimes at all the Bloom's levels!) Bloom's Revised Taxonomy is a pedagogical model we are all familiar with. This is the third in a series of resources outlining apps, Web sites, and ideas for using Bloom's Revised Taxonomy to support teaching and learning.

?Blockchain, Bitcoin and the Tokenization of Learning


Google gave a similar live lesson service a shot—minus the cryptocurrency—where viewers and experts could connect via Google Hangout to learn skills such as photography, cooking or education. Sony and IBM, for example, say they have developed a system for storing education records using blockchain technology, which relies on people called “miners” to solve cryptography problems in order to add transactions (in this case, digital transcripts) to the ledger.

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My #EduBroAwards Nominations

The Playground Advocate

We have unlimited awards to give out and we can''t wait to see the craziness that ensues when we hold our live Google Hangout to hand out the awards. " Best excuse to ditch a conference and play with a new toy: @twilhelmus @lesliefisher and @jeffTron71 testing out Sony products at EPCOT- [link] Best non-education Twitter Chat that educators should check out: #DThink Most likely to change the world through optimism: Shelly Terrell- @ShellTerrell. A little background.

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Profile of Asbury Park (NJ) Superintendent Sancha Gray


PILOT PROGRAM OFFERS FREE ROBOTICS TEACHING RESOURCES Sony is offering a pilot program through which educators will be provided multiple KOOV kits, free of cost, along with one hour of training with the KOOV team and four weeks to experience KOOV firsthand. Google Classroom —Digital learning management system using Google apps ? For Sancha Gray, Asbury Park (NJ) School Superintendent, building a brighter future is a way of life.

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Meet Some Heroes at This Week's Connected Educator Cafe Sessions

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Kathy Schrock : Educational Technologist, DEN Guru, Adobe Ed Leader, Google Certified Teacher, Sony Ed Ambassador ( ) Shannon Miller : Teacher Librarian, Mom & Wife who loves connecting, creating, collaborating & change. This week we continue our evening Connected Cafe sessions nightly from 7:30 to 8:30 PM US-Eastern Daylight Time.

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Android apps for the remembering level of Bloom's

Kathy Schrock

This is a re-posting of a blog post of July 12, 2013, which originally appeared on the now-defunct Sony Education Ambassadors site. A student visits the TimelineJS site, downloads a Google Spreadsheet template to his/her Google Drive, edits the sample content with timeline information, and publishes it. The student then goes back to the site, enters the published URL of the Spreadsheet, and receives the embed code that can be put into a Google Site, a Weebly page, or blog.

Project Based Learning

The Electric Educator

Several very large companies (Nokia, Sony, Philips, Rolls-Royce) are having their interns and management candidates participate in online business scenario "tournaments" as part of their training. You can find me on Twitter (@jrsowash), Google+, Linkedin (jrsowash), and YouTube (jrsowash). Here''s an interesting article from demonstrating an innovative use of distance learning technology.

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Teacher Creativity Skill: Shoot and Edit Video

The Playground Advocate

You can also buy inexpensive digital video cameras that are very portable and relatively inexpensive such as the Sony Bloggie and the Kodak PlayFull. In 1993, I was given the opportunity to visit a video production studio on the campus of Indiana University as part of a class I was taking for my computer endorsement on my teaching license. I really had two takeaways that day: 1.

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EDTHENA ( ) Edthena has developed a one-click video recording and uploading solution for Google Chrome. This release will also now include support for Google Drive. ChromeTools can be installed district-wide through a Chrome extension configured in the district’s Google Admin account. Installation also automatically syncs teacher accounts and sync classes created in the Google Classroom.

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Four Ways to Keep Track of Who Uses eReaders

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

and Sony. I recommend adding these sites/blogs to your reader (I use Google Reader); Pew Internet Libraries Publishers Weekly''s digital content and ebooks section The Digital Reader ereadingtrends Digital Book World Personanondata Publishing Trends The digital publishing section of Publishing Perspectives If you''re a Twitter user, I''ve created a short Digital Publishing list. Interested in who uses eReaders? Here are four ways to keep track: 1.

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Five Ethical Considerations For Using Virtual Reality with Children and Adolescents


All the major players, including Microsoft, Sony, Samsung, Google and an HTC and Valve partnership are jostling for the consumer headset market. Google Expeditions allows students to take over 100 virtual journeys from ancient Rome to the surface of Mars. It’s important to remember that many current VR uses in schools, like Google Expeditions, are not interactive VR, but simply 360-degree video experiences. The tragic events of Sept.

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Week of May 1, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The recent scams and security leaks involving Sony Play Station brings to the fore, issues with online security. Conocer herramientas que permitan mediar contenidos docentes, conocimiento y dictar cursos a través de Blogs de contenidos, aprenderán a subir contenidos y manejar el concepto de gagets y códigos incrustados Elaborar y compartir enlaces de documentos compartidos y a generar conocimiento en Red: Google doc, e integrar esta información y publicarla en el BLOG.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” The Google Memo. Via Motherboard : “ Google Employee’s Anti-Diversity Manifesto Goes ‘Internally Viral’ ” Via Wired : “Internal Messages Show Some Googlers Supported Fired Engineer’s Manifesto.” ” Via The Guardian’s Julie Carrie Wong : “Segregated Valley: the ugly truth about Google and diversity in tech.” (National) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Related: Safiya Umoja Noble’s new book Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism is out soon, and it seems like a “must read” for teachers, particularly those who tout their special “Google Certified Educator” badges. “ AI Will Give Rise to ’Superhuman Workers ,’ Says Google X Co-Founder,” writes Via Techcrunch : “ Sony now has a Koov robotics learning kit for US classrooms.”

Education Technology and the History of the Future of Credentialing

Hack Education

By Google. In February, Sony issued a press release, “ vowing ” to bring the blockchain to education in the form of a new testing platform. This is part seven of my annual review of the year in ed-tech. What Counts as a “Real College”? In April, the Department of Homeland Security arrested 21 people, charging them with conspiracy to commit visa fraud.

'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

Hack Education is backed by a long list of technology companies – from AT&T to Amazon to Facebook to Google to Verizon. (I’ll Sony’s in the business. This is part eight of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” In previous years, I’ve looked at how education technology is intertwined with narratives about “ skills ,” “ competencies ,” and “ credentialing.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Vice : “ Google Docs Is Randomly Flagging Files for Violating Its Terms of Service.” Via Techcrunch : “Sony reboots Aibo with AI and extra kawaii.” (National) Education Politics. “The Education of Betsy DeVos ” – a profile of the Secretary of Education in Politico Magazine. Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “ DeVos Falsely Suggests That Student Loans Were Federalized to Pay for Obamacare.”

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