2018 EDU: WW: LIBRARY: Teacher’s web assistant brings museums, aquariums, web cams virtual worlds, libraries, games, and challenges

Teacher’s web assistant brings museums, aquariums, web camsvirtual worlds, libraries, games, and challengesNew web service is suggested to support teachers in accessing the extensive and growing educational resources of the web. It would be somewhat like library service, a multimedia service, and a student coach in one (portable) computer.   Empty classroomNot a current headline.But get ready for the future.We can put virtual museums and art galleries on a browser.Going there is as easy as going to Facebook.We can put instructional games in the virtual museums.Anyone can go there.  Future:Docents, multimedia helpers can be there.Students can go there and talk to anyone there.  RelatedLibraries and museums will combine in virtual worldsLearning centers on a browser. Use case for web-worlds as schools, libraries, and museums********************************************More after the break*************************************************Metaverse events, recent and upcomingEvents on the Hypergrid: HYPEventsHypergrid DestinationsIMA Social Web and Virtual World Events, Music, and Meeting CalendarHYPERGRID EVENTSOpenSimWorld EventsEntertainment on the HypergridOpensim AAM Virtual PerformersPromotion for virtual worlds and everything in ’emSelby’s daily events and news collection:  Virtual worlds are real Comedy Videos from the virtual worldsWeb-world videos-Search this blog with the search bar, upper left.OSCC 2017 PresentationsMal Burns: Inworld ReviewHypergrid Writer’s CommunityMetaverse Jobs; Job ListingsIMA projects3D web-worlds of the browser (G+ community) Virtual Outworlding news collection Destination guide: OpenSimWorldHyperica, Directory of Opensimulator hypergrid destinationsWELCOME TO SEANCHAI LIBRARIESHypergrid-related articles in this blog*************************************************************************************What kind of assistants?Trained teacher’s assistantsLibrariansEducational sources: videos, articles, textbooks online.Web-based resources:  Museums, art galleries, zoos, aquariums, etc.Subject matter expertsArtificial intelligent sources as they become usefulHow does this work?The web assistant is a web page, accessed in a browser.The user arrives in a virtual world with options to choose specific help Or ask the librarian who will arrive soon if the user makes no choice.Students can go there at school if they have a computer.Teachers could show it to classes if they have a class-sized screen.Anyone can access it with a computer at home.Web cams, zoos, aquariums, museums, web-displaysThese show only a little of the potential  of web-worlds.You can’t interact with people in these spaces.As you can in full grown web-worlds.But if you start in a web-world, everyone can at least talk to each other.Searches Needed for regular curation.Zoo Web CamsAquarium web camsMonterey Bay AquariumCoral reefAviaryJelly fishKelp ForestPenguinsSea ottersSharksOther aquariumsAquarium of the Pacific web camsSmithsonian’s National Zoo Lion CamGiant Panda CamElephant CamOther ZoosSan Diego Zoo Museums Smithsonian Museum of Natural HistoryBritish MuseumGuggenheimMusée d’Orsay, ParisJ. Paul Getty MuseumNational Museum of computingVirtual Spy MuseumWeb-displaysProgrammed displays using web-world technology   Samples of the possibilities of webGLVirtual aquarium Fish tankChallenge-based learning can create useful productsTeach with WikipediaIn Wiki Education’s Classroom Program, university instructors assign students to write Wikipedia articles, empowering them to share knowledge with the world. Students research course-related topics that are missing or underrepresented, synthesize the available literature, and use our free tools and trainings to add the information to Wikipedia.*********************************************************LicenseOriginal text in this blog is CC By: unless specified public domainUse as you please with attribution: link to the original.All images without attribution in this blog are CC0: public domain.*********************************Drop by my web office Weekdays: 12:-12:30 Central time  (US) Cybalounge, entry place or elsewhereWe can also visit 3DWebWorldz, a professionally-built world. Mondays we focus on learning/library/museums.Wednesdays we focus on promoting your project, using this blog.Fridays we may focus on grants, contracts, business and web-worlds.Don’t register — enter as guest.  If you see no one, click the pointed push-pin (bottom line) to find me.Thinkerer Melville in Second Life, Selby Evans in KitelyA web page you can walk intoTry a browser-based virtual worldCybalounge is ready for virtual worlders to use: Tutorials and suggestionsWeb-worlds are small and run in a browser with nothing else to install.Full virtual worlds are a bigger experience, but need extra software installed.Videos from virtual worldsYadNi Monde Makes ArtsSelby’s YouTube ChannelFree video resources for virtual worldsSimple video editing with Shotcut, for virtual worldersConvienient video capture in Windows 10–any windowArticles about videos from virtual worldsNews and NotesCommunities in the virtual worldsOpensimworld. 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