How to Use Virtual Reality and Google Expeditions in the Classroom

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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.

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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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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.

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The Wild and Amazing World of Augmented Reality

Ask a Tech Teacher

Requests : Trigger to a Google Form to request time with the teacher, librarian, or another professional.

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5 ways virtual reality is being used in education right now

eSchool News

Considering Sony Playstation’s VR headset sold out in pre-order last week, most of us are aware that virtual reality (VR) technology is hot right now. With the donations, we’re making sets of Google Cardboard and phones to create traveling VR stations for classes in all of our buildings.”.

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

Edsurge

Roughly 200 local employers, including Kaiser Permanente, OSISoft, Sony and Typeform, have also participated. SAN LEANDRO, Calif. — A red staircase next to a Home Depot in an ordinary strip mall leads to an equally nondescript door. Behind it is a surprisingly airy, light-filled atrium.

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.

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Profile of Asbury Park (NJ) Superintendent Sancha Gray

techlearning

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.

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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. 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!)

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!)

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. " A little background. the #EduBroAwards is an awards show for education that is now in its second year.

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

Edsurge

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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Four Ways to Keep Track of Who Uses eReaders

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

and Sony. Interested in who uses eReaders? Here are four ways to keep track: 1. Read reports and surveys of research organizations.

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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. 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!)

?Blockchain, Bitcoin and the Tokenization of Learning

Edsurge

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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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 ( kathy@kathyschrock.net ) 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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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 smartplanet.com demonstrating an innovative use of distance learning technology.

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WHAT’S NEW

techlearning

EDTHENA ( www.edthena.com ) Edthena has developed a one-click video recording and uploading solution for Google Chrome. This release will also now include support for Google Drive. Installation also automatically syncs teacher accounts and sync classes created in the Google Classroom.

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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.

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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 Futurism.com. Via Techcrunch : “ Sony now has a Koov robotics learning kit for US classrooms.”

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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Five Ethical Considerations For Using Virtual Reality with Children and Adolescents

MindShift

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.

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'Robots Are Coming For Your Jobs'

Hack Education

Code.org 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.”

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.

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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