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When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools
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When School is WoW - Using World of Warcraft in Schools

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Presentation given at VWBPE 2011 by Diane Lewis (K9 Kidd in SL) about using World of Warcraft with students.

Presentation given at VWBPE 2011 by Diane Lewis (K9 Kidd in SL) about using World of Warcraft with students.

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  • 1. When School isWoW
    Diane Lewis
    Seminole County
    Public Schools
  • 2. Gaming and Virtual Worlds for Learning
    Drill
    Kill
  • 3. Pioneers and Partners
    Peg Sheehy(Maggie Marat SL)
    Suffern Middle School, Ramapo School District NY
    Lucas Gillespie
    Pender County Schools, NC
    Dr. Deborah Camilleri, Kim Coleman, AvenBaral, Tracy Dombroski
    SCPS, FL
  • 4. LorekeepersPhilosophy
  • 5. SCPS First Steps
    1 Middle School – 23 students
    At Risk – “.5” students
    After School program
    “Am I in trouble?”
  • 6. A Hero’s Call
    The council is seeking brave and talented young men and women to embark on a hero’s journey. Not everyone can be chosen, but upon the wind is carried the tale of your gifts and talents. The wind is never wrong – you are uniquely qualified to pick up the hero’s mantle and undertake this journey.
  • 7. A Hero’s Call
  • 8.
  • 9. Reputation Rewards
  • 10. Student Data Being Tracked
    Attendance
    Behavior
    Tony’s Story
    Grades
    • Test Scores
    • 11. Teacher Anecdotal
    • 12. Tony’sStory II
    • 13. Brandon’s Story
  • Collaboration
    Groups – Then and Now
    Dungeons
    No Hero Left Behind
    Iziah’s Story
  • 14. Communication
    Guild, party and local chat
    Ventrilo and ingame voice channel
    In class communication
    Tone, quality, respect
  • 15. Leadership
    Shaking hands
    Dungeons
    Guild Formation – A Legion of Heroes
    Guild Master and Officer speeches
  • 16. Reading
    Quests – LOTS of kids struggle at first!
    Reading
    Vocabulary
    Books
    Comics
  • 17. Mathematics
  • 18. Writing
    Worgen Event
    Journaling
    Lore
    Backstory
    Script writing
    Machinima
    “A Hero’s Journey”
  • 19. Visitors and Ambassadors
    Board members
    Administrators
    Teachers
    Students
  • 20. Second School!
  • 21. Lessons Learned
    Transportation
    Activity bus is a must for after school with at risk students
    Caution parents about buying WoW for students at home
    Robert’s story
  • 22. Lessons Learned
    Structure is important, play is important
    Teacher/sponsor – Qualities and Quantity
    Kids like snacks…
    Ensure balance in your groups
  • 23. Next Steps
    Increasing collaboration with NC and NY
    Examining student data
    Growth
    Interest from ESL groups
    High school interested in MMO class
    Lore and Literature featuring LOTRO
  • 24. Last Words…

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