http://j.mp/ekT4fM -google looking to do an education app store … Waiting for web-sketch up 3D app to hit google apps late 2011 # gblabs ================
If you missed Scratch Ed. Day in Topeka, fear not ! We recorded all 5 hours of it for your viewing pleasure ! Video of First half Video of Second half
Live web streamed 3D video – Life cycles, Magnetism & others from Greenbush to your classroom IWB / Smartboard – COMING SOON ! #gblabs [http://twitter.com/RichWhite/status/25213880720]
As the year pass and the Edusim & Immersive Touch UI matures more interesting use cases for the 3D immersive touch user interface are starting to emerge beyond education and the classroom. Below is a group using the interface for collaborative city planning & layout !
.. An overview of my relevant blog posts on the subject over the past 5 years:http://roots.greenbush.us/?s=3D+whiteboard … in particular: MERGING AND EVOLVING – INTERACTIVE SURFACES AND 3D VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS
A sign Low Cost Immersive Visualization is not far away (paying attention IWB makers?) .. Google has their own version of the Mobile Immersive Learning Lab (GMILL? ) this year at the annual Google IO Event.
Some of this stuff should look somewhat familiar
Immersive Learning & Education Domains: Virtual Worlds (simulations, learning worlds, games) Advanced Visualization Augmented Reality Affordances: Provides Context Provides Highly Visual Environment Provides an Imagination Amplifier for Content Provides a Constructivist Environment As time goes, the importance of natural user interfaces into these environments will become more important. “Edusim” & Immersive Touch are just the […]
The Immersive Education Summit at Boston College is this week (April 23rd-25th)I will be presenting Friday Afternoon and Saturday Morning: Friday Afternoon: VIRTUAL WORLDS AND ADVANCED VISUALIZATION IN THE K-6 CLASSROOM Saturday Morning: OPEN COBALT ALPHA AND THE INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARD: OPENING NEW WORLDS TO YOUR K-6 CLASSROOM
Now that Google Street View now supports the anaglyph 3D view – combined with the classroom interactive whiteboard or Smartboard … this might get a classroom started on a virtual field trip !