Posts By Fred Delventhal

About Fred Delventhal

My Skype address is Riptide.Furse.

In Second Life I am Riptide Furse and was the chair of the DEN in SL Leadership Council.

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  1. TONIGHT! Pack Your Curiosity and GO

    DATE: Aug 26 WORKSHOP: Pack your Curiosity and GO! Part 2 PRESENTER: Demb Oh DESCRIPTION: 3 trips, 9 teachers, 36 students, and the adventure of a lifetime! From Cape Town to Johannesburg, and then on to the African bush, come see what happened to STAR Discovery Educators as they journeyed around the world and used […]

  2. What You Missed – Hunting in Second Life

    Image by krossbow via Flickr Last night we gave an introduction to hunts in Second Life. These hunts are great for several reasons: Gives you a reason to explore more of the creative sims and builds in Second Life. You get free things from different designers. These can include clothing, hair, shapes, skin, furniture and […]

  3. NECC Debrief Session at the DEN in SL

    Image by Sue Waters via Flickr On Wednesday, July 8 we invited educators to come reflect and share their NECC 09 experiences. Below you will find snippets of the very active conversation. If any of these items trigger a response or you want add to any of the conversation, please leave a comment. Valaina Shepherd: […]

  4. NECC 2009 Winners

    Image by krossbow via Flickr On behalf of the DEN in SL, I want to thank everyone that came by and said hi throughout the conference. Also thank you to everyone that attended our Bring Your Own Laptop session. It was great fun. We had the following winners at our session. Each of these people […]

  5. Hair Fair Landmarks

    Hair Fair Landmarks Yes sometimes it all boils down to great hair. The link above takes you to a blog I read and the author has gracioulsy made it easy to visit many if not all of the hair designers present at the Hair Fair. If you find the links useful make sure you comment […]

  6. Change is Inevitable – Growth is Optional

    Image by krossbow via Flickr This post is to let everyone know that with the recent Leadership Council election process we have had some changes to the Discovery Educator Network in Second Life Leadership Council (DEN in SL LC). Our blog chair – Laelia Laval will be taking a much needed breather and becoming a […]

  7. Discover The UnDiscovered – It’s a Wrap

    Last night at the 2DP auditorium DEN members were treated to a review and preview of changes to Discovery Education products by Smellslike Magic (Mike Bryant). Here is a brief list what all you missed. Siemens Agents of Change winners have been announced but this program is expanding and you can start right now getting […]

  8. A Little Shopping Trip into Second Life

    We took a little shopping trip in Second Life. Here are the stops we made. The Freebie Dungeon     The Gnubie Store at Powder Mill     Grendel’s Children     Style Starts Here     Redgrave     Blaze     Naughty Beach Mall   Do […]

  9. A Night at the Races – Dog Sled Races

    The Discovery Educator Network had great time with the Dog Sled Race at the Winter Wonderland provided by dAlliez Estates. Thunder Insippo was the big winner with the fastest time. Apophene Singh showed off some of his winter finery. This was all made possible by the DEN in SL’s JessieMarie Flanagan. Thank you all for […]

  10. Time To Get All Gussied Up

    Remember today is the Edublog Award Ceremony. So put on your best clothes and come for the awards show and stay for the party after! The event is scheduled for: * GMT/UTC: 11pm, Saturday 20 Dec 2008 * AEST: 10am, Sunday 21 Dec 2008 * SLT: 3pm, Saturday 20 Dec 2008 Find out more info […]

  11. Shark Week Raffle Ball Prizes

    We have quite a bit going on for Shark Week. Our raffle ball is back! This time it is loaded with stuff. We have 5 different tshirts specially designed for the DEN in SL Shark Week event. Collect all 5. Remember the raffle ball goes off every 11 minutes and awards a random prize to […]

  12. Dive Into Shark Week with the DEN in SL

    Take a bite out of Shark Week. Don’t miss an episode! We are very excited about Shark Week and have planned several activities at the DEN in SL. What do Whale Sharks, Hammerheads, Mako Sharks and teachers have in common? They can all be seen at the DEN in Second Life “Swim with Sharks […]

  13. DEN Raffle NECC 2008

    Congratulations to those of you who have participated in our DEN at NECC 2008 Raffle. We’ve given away almost L$500 in just two days and you still have another day of chances. Keep in mind that the more people that are there, the more money that can be won. The prize goes for each avatar […]