Schooled: Confessions of an Educator on the Teen Grid

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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

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