Tag Archives: Second Life

Mark Your Calendars! But Before You Do……….

Mark Your Calendars! But Before You Do……….

Dialogue, Data, Direction – Second Life The Discovery Educator Network and ISTE in SL are trying to figure out how to revitalize Second Life for education. Please help us decide on a direction. The results of this data will be discussed at an ISTE/DEN SL Event on Thursday, January 28th from 6 p.m. -7 p.m.

Second Life in the 'Fast' Lane

I know that some of you have upgraded your computers so that your experiences in virtual worlds are enhanced.  (I know that was my ‘excuse’ when I decided to upgrade my laptop.)  I ‘needed’ more RAM, I ‘needed’ a better graphics card, I ‘needed’ those bells and whistles — well, maybe not the bells and

Gentle Reminder – November 11th

Did you do your homework?  Join us for part 2 of our discussion on Tony Wagner’s book, The Global Achievement Gap”.  Bring a notecard with your favorite PBL sims and sites and your imagination!  We’ll be doing a little building and exploring along with our discussing.. SLT TIME:  5 p.m. SLT ( 7 p.m. CST,

Gentle Reminder – November 4th

Please join us this Wednesday around the campfire as Telos String moderates a book discussion on the book mentioned by Scott McLeod during the August DEN Leadership webinar series — The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don’t Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need—And What We Can do About It by

It's a Wrap

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

Join Us Tomorrow!

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.

Gentle Reminder: Newbie Session

Do you wonder how you can keep your avatar from slumping over mid-conversation (not polite) or use your camera tool to view what’s on the second floor without going actually going up there? Do you know how close someone needs to be to hear “chat” conversation? Or when to “whisper” or “shout”? Do you want