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Pixellated Ballet Entertains Audiences in a Virtual Environment

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There is an exciting, affordable  potential for attending classical ballet performances even in light of educational cuts in the arts and curtailed field trips.  The creation of this virtual ballet art form does not come without an intense amount of work … Continue reading

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Virtual Pioneers To Host History Conference 2012- Virtually

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The Virtual Pioneers are hosting the Second Annual History Conference 2012 on Friday, January 20 – Saturday January 21.  All educators, particularly those who teach the Social Studies are invited to attend this fun, free event online. You will need to … Continue reading

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Virtual Pioneers Take Weekly Virtual Field-trips

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The Virtual Pioneers are a group of educators interested in using virtual environments in the teaching of Social Studies, particularly history.  The group meets on Sunday evenings at 8:00PM EST  at the EduIsland location on Second Life.  They are taking … Continue reading

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Assess the Past Year and Plan for the New One

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I’ll leave  predictions and trend reporting to others, but I can assess my activity and plan for what I hope to learn and do this coming year.  Perhaps it will be helpful for teachers with ambitions in innovation for teaching … Continue reading

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Translating Academic Research Into Public Knowledge via the Virtual World

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The Rosewood build in Second Life is an example of the use of a virtual 3D environment as a way to bring historical archeology to the public.  Edward Gonzalez-Tennant is an instructor of archaeology and Director of the GIS program at … Continue reading