Edusim/Croquet : 3D virtual worlds on the classroom Smartboard Rich White [email_address] http://labs.greenbush.us
What is Edusim? <ul><ul><li>3D Lessons for the K-12 Classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In 3D virtual world </li></ul></u...
Edusim Development <ul><ul><li>9 months into the project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>6 student pilot groups over 6-7 mo...
Edusim Components <ul><ul><li>Software Platform itself  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(Powered by Croquet/Cobalt) </li></...
Edusim Platform & Croquet <ul><li>http://www.opencroquet.org Croquet is a powerful new  open source  software development ...
Getting & Contributing to Edusim <ul><ul><li>Edusim is still  under heavy development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Beta qual...
 
 
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Edusim Overview

  1. 1. Edusim/Croquet : 3D virtual worlds on the classroom Smartboard Rich White [email_address] http://labs.greenbush.us
  2. 2. What is Edusim? <ul><ul><li>3D Lessons for the K-12 Classroom </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In 3D virtual world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On the Classroom Interactive Whiteboard </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Edusim Development <ul><ul><li>9 months into the project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>6 student pilot groups over 6-7 months (around 50 students) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 teacher pilot group (5 teachers) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrating into Greenbush Science Center Summer Camps this summer. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Edusim Components <ul><ul><li>Software Platform itself </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(Powered by Croquet/Cobalt) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3D Lessons & Content (on the IWB) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Models </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Greenbush current focus (Biology & Earth Science) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher Training & Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Getting Edusim </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Using Edusim </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Extending Lessons </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Edusim Platform & Croquet <ul><li>http://www.opencroquet.org Croquet is a powerful new open source software development environment and software infrastructure for creating and deploying deeply collaborative multi-user online applications and metaverses on and across multiple operating systems and devices. New Cobalt Project - http://www.opencroquet.org/index.php/Cobalt Metaverse browser and toolkit application being built using the open source Croquet SDK. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Getting & Contributing to Edusim <ul><ul><li>Edusim is still under heavy development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Beta quality application platform is dependent on the Cobalt community work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edusim Alpha (& Cobalt version) can be downloaded at http://edusim3d.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Edusim Users Group is located at http://edusim.ning.com </li></ul></ul>
  7. 9. Edusim on Cobalt Live Demo
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