Once upon a SLURL… EdTechConnect with Claudia Linden!

 If you have any interest in virtual worlds like Second Life, then you do NOT want to miss this webinar.  We are thrilled to have as our next EdTechConnect presenter Claudia L’Amoreaux, aka Claudia Linden, who is in charge of education initiatives at Linden Labs, the company that owns and operates Second Life.

Click here to enroll in this webinar as well as any others that are coming up, including Mr. Wizard, Daniel Pink, Steve Burt, Adora Svitak, Vicki Davis, David Jakes, Tim Lauer and more!

Once upon a SLURL…Learning in Second Life
Claudia L’Amoreaux, aka Claudia Linden, supports education initiatives in Second Life. She’ll share success stories and best practices from exemplary K12 and higher education projects in Second Life. She’ll offer advice on how to guide your schools and school systems in entering Second Life. She’ll address how to integrate Second Life effectively in the curriculum with examples from SLED, the Second Life Educators community. The Second Life Educators are an innovative, rapidly growing international community of more than 3700 “3D Internet” pioneers representing hundreds of schools worldwide. Claudia will offer suggestions for how to join, participate and collaborate with this supportive community and the rich ecosystem of inworld groups, and Web 2.0 tools like blogs, wikis, and mashups like Sloodle. She’ll explore how we can all become more effective advocates for the use of educational technologies that can meet the changing needs of today’s learners.

Claudia L’Amoreaux is a Community Developer at Linden Lab, creators of the trailblazing virtual world, Second Life. Claudia supports post-secondary and K12 educators in facilitating extremely immersive, constructivist learning experiences. Before joining Linden Lab, Claudia ran her own eLearning consulting company, pioneering collaborative learning on the Internet since 1985. An early adopter, she started using one of the first networked 3D virtual worlds–Worlds Chat–in 1995. She has provided leadership on internet education projects in the U.S., Brazil, Fiji, Europe, and the Middle East since 1985. She co-founded the Meta-Learning Lab. Her work has been featured on New Dimensions World Broadcasting Network and BBC World Radio. Claudia co-authored the book Creating Learning Communities.


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