Teen Second Life is open only to users between ages
13 and 17 and their teachers.
Hurricane Katrina: Tempest in Crescent City players navigate New Orleans during the historic storm while helping
citizens who are injured and trapped in the floods.
ways. By facilitating virtual world projects, you would prepare your
students to interact and collaborate in a setting that will be increasingly available and attractive to them. When the projects your students get involved in have international implications, they will get
to experience the excitement of making an impact that reaches far
beyond their classroom. And as their teacher, you will get to play a
central role in paving a new path to their future.
Ayiti: The Cost of Life: http://costoflife.ning.com
Dream It. Do It. Initiative in Second Life: http://www.globalkids.org/?id=101
Global Kids Second Life Curriculum: www.rezed.org/group/GKslcurriculum
Hurricane Katrina: Tempest in Crescent City: www.tempestincrescentcity.org
I Dig Tanzania overview: www.holymeatballs.org/2008/07/idt_overview_of_i_dig_
ISTE Island in Second Life: www.iste.org/Content/NavigationMenu/Membership/
Second Life: www.secondlife.com
Second Life education blog: http://www.sl-educationblog.org
Maureen Brown Yoder, PhD, is the program director of the Technol- ogy in Education Online master’s program at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She teaches Emerging Technologies, a course that incorporates innovative technologies in ways that promote imaginative thought and original creations. She is also a former el- ementary and middle school teacher.
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