Using Virtual Worlds in the Classroom

via Techchef4u

Lisa Johnston has put together a great list of virtual tours from around the world:

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She writes about how these apps can be used to support literacy on her blog. However, I would like to go farther. I have already written about how Historypin and Aurasma could be useful in a history lesson in this post. For Geography- use the virtual tours of Hong Kong, Barcelona, London, San Francisco, Paris.  For History- what about  a tour of Malmaison or of the historic town of Assisi? What about presenting a few slides from the tour for a French  or Spanish class?

Any other ideas on how these virtual tours could be used?

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