Danielle Villegas: Smithsonian X 3D Tool Shines

Yay for the Smithsonian! They are making available files to reproduce historical items on 3D printers for teaching purposes. Excellent use of 3D printing! Smithsonian X 3D Provides Great Resources for Teaching Using 3D Models and Artifacts Smithsonian x 3D is a platform that provides teachers and educators access to a wide variety of 3D …

Danielle Villegas: The Future of Mobile Learning

29 Slides Online: The Future of Mobile Learning – Empowering Human Memory and Literacy Highlights: “Mobile First” when designing any curriculum; e-learning (electronic) differs from s-learning (speech) and p-learning (paper); knowledge needs to be meta-datad into mobile-usable chunks; m-learning (mobile) is a far advance and distinct from e-learning; applicability and ease of access rule; important …

Danielle Villegas: Google Seeks to Fiber 34 US Cities

More availability to internet conduits and competition will help drive down prices and make access more…accessible to the masses. It’ll be interesting to see how Google Fiber works out! –techcommgeekmom Google will explore bringing Fiber to 34 new cities including Portland and Atlanta Google just announced that it’s invited cities in nine metro areas across the …

Daniel Villegas: How NASA is Launching 3D Printing Into Space

3D printing! In space! It makes a lot of sense, really, as long as they are able to make it work properly. I’ve often thought that having a 3D printer at home would be handy for the same reason. This is proof that 3D printing isn’t going anywhere, and learning the basics is going to …

Danielle Villegas: First Carbon Fiber 3D Printer

Check out this next step in 3D printing! First there were plastics, then food, now carbon fiber! What will be next? The Mark One Is World’s First Carbon Fiber 3D Printer A new 3D printer can print carbon fiber and other composite materials. Created by Boston-based startup MarkForged, it’s called the Mark One. Company founder …

Danielle Villegas: Content Strategy

Content Strategy practices are not hard! EXTRACT: Content strategy, at its core, is really easy. It’s all about organizing information in a way that it can be easily searched and retrieved. It’s about labelling files and folders so that they make sense.  Val Swisher’s analogy about content strategy being like one’s closet still stands at the …