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Explanation of the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education conference in the immersive environment called Second Life. The Teen Fair showcases the work and learning experiences of middle school and ...

Explanation of the Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education conference in the immersive environment called Second Life. The Teen Fair showcases the work and learning experiences of middle school and high school students.

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    • VWBPE Conference
      Virtual Worlds
      Best Practices in Education
      March 17-19, 2011
    • VWBPE Website
      http://www.vwbpe.org/
    • Theme
      Content Theme:
      You Are Here
      Design Theme:
      Steampunk
    • March 17
      7:00-10:00 a.m.
      Youth and Technology Discussion
      Discussion Panel—by teens, for teens
      Content Creation Challenge
      Builds, tools, machinima, art
      Combining Technologies
      Blending Web and 3D
      Virtual Fair
      Demonstrations—science fair style poster sessions
      Teen Fair
    • 7:00-7:45: Introduction to Skoolaborate, FLN, and ETC
      7:45-8:30: Adults ask questions of student panel
      8:30-9:15: Student roundtable on their view of technology in education
      9:15-10:00: Presentations
      Schedule
    • Volunteer to be part of the panel discussion
      Create a presentation binder to show
      Bring something you created to display
      Create a machinima (machine cinema—a movie)
      Create art
      Visit, watch, listen
      What can you do?
    • In LiveBinders is a template for a student portfolio for the conference.
      Go to www.livebinders.com
      If you don’t have an account, create one; you must have an account and be logged in to create a binder.
      Search for “VWBPE Presentation Binder Template”
      Click “options” below the binder icon, then choose to “make a copy.”
      Sample Portfolio
    • Read the binder instructions on each tab and sub tab
      Make changes in type by clicking and changing the type already there.
      Make changes in the type of page (text only, text and media, etc.) by clicking the Edit button in the upper right-hand corner.
      Send your new binder URL to Mrs. Conwell: mrsc@rinda.org
      Sample Portfolio (continued)
    • To see a demonstration on how to edit a LiveBinder, go to:
      The LiveBinders sitehttp://livebinders.com/edit?id=60509 and it is the last tab (be sure to erase this tab when you are finished with your own binder)
      Screencast-O-Matic: http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/watch/cXnVbolJ8
      YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TS041i0pDRY
      Demonstration Video
    • Add to your student resume—you presented or participated in an online conference about technology and immersive environments
      Experience in public speaking, even virtually, is of value in any course
      Project credit for ETC
      Networking with other teens
      Express your views to adults who can affect how educational experiences evolve for students
      What’s in it for me?
    • The following slides give information about the conference called Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education.
      This is the first year we are bringing in teens.
      Teachers from middle schools, high schools, colleges, and universities, and some business corporate trainers attend this conference yearly.
      It all takes place in Second Life, 54 hours straight.
      There are awards and social activities.
      Teens will be able to teleport to the Teen Fair sim.
      What is VWBPE?
    • mrsc@rinda.org
      rmconwell@ncesd.k12.or.us
      Skype: RindaMC
      FaceBook: RindaMC
      Twitter: RindaMC
      http://www.vwbpe.org
      Questions?