The connection to the devices has now ended. All three devices need returning to O2…. But, due to your efforts during this trial, the school now plans to purchase these devices to extend the trial and to give other students and staff the opportunity of using them in education. Would you like to take part […]
Full Screen 360′s give you the experience of standing in a space and looking in all directions 360 degrees. Two types of 360′s are common; cylindrical and cubic. Cubic 360′s give you the ability to look up and down as well. Object 360′s allow you the ability to rotate an object, product, or anything that can be photographed 360 degrees.
See how the volcano Mount St. Helens changed in the three-year span between 2003 and 2006 with these 360-degree panoramas.
Mount St.Helens is one of 18 different Virtual 360′ tours available on this site.
AROUNDER gives travelers a vivid sense of what a city has to offer: historical cathedrals and works of art, museums featuring famous artists, local cafes and stores, breathtaking mountain-top views, quiet parks and gardens. Each issue contains a series of interesting panoramas giving you a full immersive view of the cities. Navigation is easy with Google maps of the city and surrounding area. Every issue also links to local merchants with virtual tours of hotels, restaurants, spas and stores.
With Arounder, you can also take a 3D Virtual tour of the Moon too!
And… there’s more. Arounder have also released an iPhone/ iTouch APP.
ArounderTouch puts the whole wide world in your hands
Created by VRWay Communication, ArounderTouch now brings Award winning Virtual Reality Panoramas from Arounder.comto your iPhone ands iPod touch. Pre-plan your travels by experiencing up-close the historical cathedrals, renowned art museums, majestic landmarks, glorious mountain-top vistas as well as those local cafes, shops and quiet places that make each city unique. Through vivid virtual exploring, you can time travel to a location without taking a step.
My intention with this site is to make immersive panoramic images also called VR Photography more known among the general public.
Interactive panoramas is a young media and as such it has for many years been known among entusiastic photographers and multimedia creators. An interactive VR panorama can not be seen in a book or on a printed image. If you print the panorama it gets a completely different expression.
The New 7 Wonders: Colosseum – The Great Wall – Petra – Taj Mahal – Machu Picchu -Christ Redeemer Rio – Chichén Itzá Mexico
View them all in 360 degree interactive panoramas from internationally known
Listen to sounds and audio from around the world. As part of the BBC World Service, this unique map allows users to upload sounds and audio from all over the globe. Could be useful for providing an alternative to text and images. Useful as a whole class resource via an IWB, and could also be useful to students creating project work based on other parts of the world, by adding links to sounds and audio made in the region they are studying about:
Today, many organisations are finding it increasingly difficult to manage the sheer volume of data relating to their business. Although more data is invariably better, this is only true if the data can be processed into useable information, delivered to the correct audience in the correct format and allow for the right decisions to be taken at the right time.
Data visualisation is an ever evolving concept whose boundaries are continually expanding and at Shoothill we see our mission as to help our clients communicate their information clearly and effectively to their audiences through new, graphical and ultimately useful ways.
Full Function PC downloadable Professional Weather Station – (All in one remote sensor)
Features a fully functional weather forecaster that measures not only temperature and barometric pressure but also wind speed/direction, wind chill, humidity, rainfall and dew point temperature. It can then plot a bar graph showing the current and historical data for barometric pressure and rainfall for up to a period of 24 hrs. The weather station can then be connected to your PC via a USB connection and the latest weather data can be collected from the base station. The unit itself also features a radio controlled clock with alarm. It can also be set up to alert you to certain weather conditions when a certain criteria is met.
Rotary dial controls for easy console navigation
Includes five sensors for comprehensive weather information (UV sensor available for purchase separately)
Forecast the weather 12 to 24 hours in advance using graphical icons
Displays temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, wind, rainfall, dew point, windchill, and heat index data
Bar graph shows 24-hour history of barometric, UV Index, and rainfall data
Automatically sets itself to the radio controlled time signal for Daylight Saving Time; includes alarm
Wind sensor provides information on wind speed, gust, and direction
Includes PC software CD to store and view weather data on your PC; USB connection to PC
Moon phase icon helps gauge moonlight and tides for outdoor activities
Displays three levels of temperature and humidity trends: Rising, Steady, or Falling
Wireless sensors transmit data from up to 300 feet from main unit
Minimum/maximum temperature and humidity memory with time/date stamp
Customizable weather alarms
Altitude adjustment for barometric pressure
Minimum System Requirements: Windows 32-bit operating system
Ceop have a new video and supporting lesson plans about sexting and cyberbullying, called ‘Exposed”. It’s fast moving, well made and aimed at the secondary school audience. We think they are worth having a look at. Exposed, on ‘think you know’
Sat in our office one day watching manufacturers demonstrate exciting new technology, we felt like we were in a sci-fi film, wearing 3D glasses. We all jumped as this skeleton’s bony fingers reached out of the projector screen. It was the first time we’d seen a 3D Ready projector. We learnt about multi-touch touchscreens, 3 […]
Time and performance management have become a growing concern for teachers and leaders within the education sector in recent years. In the light of ongoing changes throughout the education sector and with increasing budget cuts, these concerns, more than ever, need to be addressed in a timely and cost-effective manner. A visit to many of […]
Ensuring successful and beneficial communication between school and home has always been a hurdle; time consuming and often ineffective in accomplishing the parental involvement that can be the key to driving achievement in students. BETT 2011 was a platform for visitors to explore communication tools on offer in order to solve this issue. Though it […]
As one of the most highly regarded education events, BETT has always been proud to host innovative product launches from exhibitors, and 2011 was no exception. To help schools save money, enhance instruction and boost student learning and engagement, PolyVision introduced a new all-in-one interactive whiteboard solution, which offers a low total cost of ow […]
In this month's blog post, I'd like to share a lesson you can do with your students in Physical Science. This lesson could work for any grade that studies matter and the changes matter goes through as it becomes a solid, liquid and/or gas. As students learn about matter and the changes matter goes through when heat is applied or removed, introduce […]
Donna Wilson and Marcus Conyers, brain-based teaching program developers and authors, suggest that exercise has physiological and developmental benefits for children's brains and offer ideas for putting a new spin on active learning.
Edutopia blogger Monica Burns shares five websites that feature grade-specific lessons for teaching poetry, plus resources for learning about poets and even an app for helping students memorize written verse.
Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek provides a thoughtful course correction for teachers facing full-on technology integration, offering three suggestions for focusing on media and balancing it with what students should be learning.
Edutopia blogger Terry Heick suggests helping students find their voice in the classroom through technology, whether a medium in which they're already comfortable or one that you believe will make them more articulate.