Rich White's Blog – November 2007 Archive (14)

The Future of Direct Manipulation Immersive Environments in the k-12 Classroom

Some of my ramblings regarding my work on "Direct Manipulation Immersive Environments in the k-12 Classroom" for students



Here are the big broad strokes of where I would like to go with the Edusim project in time (and other projects like it).





Focus & Criteria:

LOW Cost, Low Barrier, 3D, Small Footprint, Natural, K-12, Immersive, Direct Manipulation, Multi-User



Edusim generation 1 (current development)

* Surface devices… Continue

Added by Rich White on November 30, 2007 at 1:39pm — No Comments

The long awaited Yahoo for teachers is now available


the long awaited Yahoo for teachers is now available ! -- http://beta.teachers.yahoo.com ---- message me for an invite !

Added by Rich White on November 30, 2007 at 11:37am — 1 Comment

Ultra-mobile internet devices coming soon to a school near you - Android brings the tools to you 700 MH spectrum brings the network

Internet blocking will soon become nearly impossible. Time to start teaching appropriate use.

[via http://www.computerworld.com] Google is prepared to bid on its own without any partners (in January 2008), the Journal said, citing people familiar with the matter. The newspaper said Google is working out a plan to finance its bid -- which could run to $4.6 billion or higher -- that would rely on its own cash and possibly some borrowed…
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Added by Rich White on November 26, 2007 at 7:06pm — No Comments

Winter Wonderland on my wall using the eBeam ! - kids loved playing with it !


This was fun to build ! ... kids like decorating the trees !

Added by Rich White on November 24, 2007 at 9:06am — No Comments

The unboxing, installing, and using of an Ebeam --- a brilliant piece of hardware ! ! (Dinoland updates are now ready for download !)









The ebeam is a brilliant piece of hardware that sets up literally in minutes.

WOW - Smart & Promethean Boards have nothing on this thing !



New dinoland updates are ready for download ! … Continue

Added by Rich White on November 22, 2007 at 7:16am — No Comments

Dino-land changes on the way - kids should really like the new changes !

Updated Dinoland Sim
Students should really like the results ! .. still a bit more tweeking to go

Added by Rich White on November 19, 2007 at 8:22am — No Comments

Secondlife WindLight on a Smartboard interactive whiteboard

Added by Rich White on November 16, 2007 at 8:55pm — No Comments

Dino Land Lesson is now available (finally)!



Dino Land Lesson is now available (finally)! We are using it with a class in the Science Center.

Stop by and grab it here! …

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Added by Rich White on November 15, 2007 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Dino land work (for 1st-2nd grade) coming along - video soon to follow

Edusim Dino Land
Dino land is about wrapped up ... video & lesson should be up Friday'ish

Added by Rich White on November 13, 2007 at 6:29am — No Comments

New Edusim code is available - more stable - menu updates - faster load times - voice capable (working on video)

New Edusim code is available - more stable - menu updates - faster load times - voice capable (working on video)

http://edusim3d.com

Ebeam and Mimio video coming soon .

Added by Rich White on November 12, 2007 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Teachers "Meet and Greet" in Secondlife on Greenbush Island Tomorrow - 10:00 central

Teachers "Meet and Greet" in Secondlife on Greenbush Island Tomorrow - 10:00 central

Here is the island SLurl:
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Greenbush%20Education%20Island/127/85

Added by Rich White on November 8, 2007 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Video tips and tricks lesson - apply textures & create dissectable objects for your interactive whiteboard



Tips and tricks - apply textures & create dissectable objects for your interactive whiteboard… Continue

Added by Rich White on November 6, 2007 at 3:37pm — 2 Comments

Forest world sim for life cyles lessons now available for Windows

Forest world sim for life cyles lessons now available for download on Windows
http://edusim3d.com
virtual worlds for your interactive whiteboard

Added by Rich White on November 5, 2007 at 11:51am — No Comments

The Greenbush school technology mini-conference will be held Feb 22nd 2008



The Greenbush school technology mini-conference will be held Feb 22nd 2008 at Greenbush - http://tinyurl.com/2n7kg5



I get a lot of email requesting formal Edusim training - There will have a heavy emphasis on Edusim, Edusim training, as well as the announcement of several partnerships we are working on to bring you more Edusim resources (Lessons and some hardware as well!).…

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Added by Rich White on November 1, 2007 at 8:16pm — No Comments

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