Right up front, I’ll say that it is not an official SXSW event, but this SXSiPad will be a fun day of Discovering about using iPads in the classroom! We are going to have multiple venues, er, sessions about using iPads as instructional tools, managing Apps on the iPad, setting up iPads for classroom use,
Digital Age of Aquarius Join DEN and ISTE for a 60’s style sit-in courtesy of Kevinski Braveheart (Kevin Honeycutt in RL) explore the difference between a focus on firewalls versus teaching kids positive digital behaviors. With a combination of music and fun, we’ll seek to enlighten, not frighten about the issues of online safety. *Costumes
On Wednesday, February 10, we had the pleasure of having Sholi Oh (Sarah Rolle, Director of Technology, The Elisabeth Morrow School – RL) present on Quest Atlantis. Looking for an alternative to Second Life that you can safely use with students? Look no further! Quest Atlantis is the location for you. Sholi did a FABULOUS
Just an update that the venue for Wednesday’s Workshop on Quest Atlantis has been changed to Project Theater @ Eduisland 2 (219, 45, 22). SLurl is HERE.
This is going to be AWESOME!!! Come into a virtual world to learn about a virtual world! If you’re like me, you’ve heard about Quest Atlantis, but have not had an opportunity to explore it further (at least that’s my excuse!). I am very excited to have Sholi Oh share her experiences about a free
This week’s Wednesday Workshop will focus on Gender Equity: Recruitment and Retention of Girls in STEM and will be presented by Celestia Cazalet (Elaine Plybon RL). Enrollment of girls in higher level science, technology, engineering, and math programs is traditionally much lower than that of boys. Is there something we, as teachers, can do to turn
Want to know how to create signs for your SL organization? Do you want to deck your virtual halls with some holiday wreaths? Do you know what an alpha texture is? (The correct answers are: Yes, Yes, and “The one before Beta?”). Or are you new, unsure, and just want to feel more at ease
I logged in at 7:47 p.m. (EST) and the next time I looked at my clock it was already 9 p.m. (EST)!!! The time just flew as Knowclue Kidd shared her experiences in using machinima with her students. The clips she shared were those in which her students played a central role. For those of
Yup, it’s Wednesday Workshop time at the DEN in SL. This week we are thrilled to have Knowclue Kidd (Marianne Malmstrom – RL) presenting, “Machinima and 21st Century Literacy”. Knowclue will share her experiences, thoughts and rationale about why we should be considering machinima as a serious tool for delivering 21st century skills & literacies.
Just to let everyone know, the workshop scheduled for this Wednesday, October 14th will be canceled. Something about, ‘Planes, Trains, and Automobiles’…..LOL Actually, due to last minute travel changes, our presenter will (hopefully) be airborne at the time of the workshop.