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Schooled:  Confessions of an Educator on the Teen Grid   KJ Hax aka Yankee Sparker (rl: Kevin Jarrett)   StoryofMySecondLi...
Roadmap <ul><li>In The Beginning… </li></ul><ul><li>Where we are & How we Got Here </li></ul><ul><li>About the Schome Park...
In the beginning…
 
http://tinyurl.com/yska59
http://tinyurl.com/3xpvcx
http://tinyurl.com/2nb8ba
 
 
Where We Are…
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
About Schome Park
http://www.schome.ac.uk/
 
 
 
Schome Park Projects <ul><li>Governance of the island  -  wiki page  and  discussion   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Building Depa...
 
 
 
 
Did I mention it’s FREE?
What’s Gone Well…
 
 
 
 
 
 
What Could Have Been Better…
 
 
 
 
Key Learnings… (our after-school club)
<ul><li>Specific objectives = good </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent meetings = good </li></ul><ul><li>Expect home connectivity i...
Other Teen Grid Projects…
<ul><li>Schome Park http://schome.open.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>EyeforYou Alliance http://eye4youalliance.youthtech.info </...
Q&A Thank You!
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Some of my experiences on the Teen Grid in Second Life, as presented on 26-Feb-2008 at ISTE Island in Second Life

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  1. 1. Schooled: Confessions of an Educator on the Teen Grid KJ Hax aka Yankee Sparker (rl: Kevin Jarrett) StoryofMySecondLife.com Iste Island Speaker Series Presentation, 26-Feb-2008
  2. 2. Roadmap <ul><li>In The Beginning… </li></ul><ul><li>Where we are & How we Got Here </li></ul><ul><li>About the Schome Park Project </li></ul><ul><li>What’s Gone Well </li></ul><ul><li>What Could Have Been Better </li></ul><ul><li>Key Learnings </li></ul><ul><li>Other Teen Grid Projects </li></ul>
  3. 3. In the beginning…
  4. 5. http://tinyurl.com/yska59
  5. 6. http://tinyurl.com/3xpvcx
  6. 7. http://tinyurl.com/2nb8ba
  7. 10. Where We Are…
  8. 20. About Schome Park
  9. 21. http://www.schome.ac.uk/
  10. 25. Schome Park Projects <ul><li>Governance of the island - wiki page and discussion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Building Department - wiki page and discussion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Liaison - wiki page </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Educational Activities (strands)- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Archaeology - wiki page and discussion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethics and Philosophy - SPii wiki page , SNP wiki page and discussion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physics - wiki page and discussion and more </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Language Lovers - Language Lab wiki page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Machinima </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Readers and Writers - Writers' Corner wiki page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research - wiki page and discussion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Media and Design - Editing the newsletter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Space - Our satellite proposal </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other community activities- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Artificial Intelligence - AI workshop. and AI Wiki Page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schome Marina - wiki page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Theme Park - Wiki Page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skate Park - Wiki Page </li></ul></ul>
  11. 30. Did I mention it’s FREE?
  12. 31. What’s Gone Well…
  13. 38. What Could Have Been Better…
  14. 43. Key Learnings… (our after-school club)
  15. 44. <ul><li>Specific objectives = good </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent meetings = good </li></ul><ul><li>Expect home connectivity issues, have alternatives </li></ul><ul><li>Be virtually realistic </li></ul><ul><li>Expect some fallout </li></ul><ul><li>Keep the faith! </li></ul>
  16. 45. Other Teen Grid Projects…
  17. 46. <ul><li>Schome Park http://schome.open.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>EyeforYou Alliance http://eye4youalliance.youthtech.info </li></ul><ul><li>Skoolaborate http://www.skoolaborate.com </li></ul><ul><li>Global Kids http://www.holymeatballs.org </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Smith’s Teen Grid Projects List http://tinyurl.com/2stdvw </li></ul>
  18. 47. Q&A Thank You!
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