Author Archives: Lori Abrahams

It's a Wrap! Campfire Chat

It's a Wrap! Campfire Chat

Several educators gathered around the DEN in SL campfire to just chat and share tonight. We even roasted virtual marshmellos!  There were questions about copyright, discussions about how to handle keeping the computers clean from germs. Of course there was some venting on budget cuts, not enough time, how to help teachers take risks. We

It's a Wrap! Pack your Curiosity and Go!

This past Wednesday night Demb Oh ( aka Steve Dembo) shared his Discovery Student Adventure to South Africa. The trip sounded so exciting!  Listening to Demb Oh, his passion and excitement were clear on how meaningful this experience was to him, the other educators and the students who traveled with him. The teachers and students

It's a Wrap! – "Sharks after Dark"!

A great time was had at the “Sharks after Dark” event co-hosted by DEN in SL and PADI, the Professional Association of Diving Instructors in Second Life. First everyone learned how to use their gear.  Groups of six were sent on automated, guided, informational shark dives. There was time to explore the expanded sim after

It's a Wrap! Pack Your Curiosity and GO!

The photos were amazing, and the stories were told with passion. Last night Augustus Godenot ( Ken Shelton RL) with the help of ROW Drumbeat ( Carol Anne Mcguire RL ) shared their adventure made possible by Discovery Student Adventure. Check out the student blogs about Australia to learn more about the hands on learning

It's a Wrap!

Tonight the DEN in SL hosted a Newbie Session led by Beth Kohnke.  We had a small group and were able to address individual needs. We learned how to open boxes, use gestures & animations, find events in SL and use voice.  We had a great time and we hope the new members of our

NECC Prep Sessions a Big Hit!

Over the past week we’ve held several informal discussions to share ideas for those attending NECC for the first time. JessieMarie Flanagan held one last Sunday at 2 DP, and last night we held a joint discussion on Capitol Hill with NECC Program Chair, Anita McAnear ( RL), Ilse Markova ( SL). There is one