Suffern Middle School in Virtual Worlds

A running account of the process of the proposal, acquisition, development and integration of a virtual presence for education at Suffern Middle School, Suffern, New York, USA.

Suffern Middle School in Virtual Worlds

Entries from July 26, 2006

July 26, 2006 · No Comments · Musings

Access denied…Access denied..Cyn Linden to the rescue! It seems we have worked out the access issues and anyone who is a member of the group, Ramapo Volunteers, has access to the islands. One of the problems we are now facing is that very often the wonderful creative geniuses in SL who have donated free copies […]

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My Favorite SOAPBOX :-)

July 24, 2006 · No Comments · Musings

Monday AM, and I realize I have until Thursday to make some real progress on these islands. Then I leave for Europe until August 15, and athough I will be in London for the first five days and will probably have connection, after that it is off to Kerry, and a rather remote cottage outside […]

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SL Closed for Maintenance…Again…

July 23, 2006 · No Comments · Musings

After taking a bit of a respite from the Ramapo Islands project and putting in a few miles in the Relay for Life in the Chats region Saturday night, I logged in bright and early Sunday AM (8:00 a.m. EST) to find that the world is undergoing yet another makeover (updates -)…. bah! Maybe LL […]

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July 22, 2006 · No Comments · Musings

This is Me in both my lives!

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Proposal Passed & Islands are Up!

July 22, 2006 · 1 Comment · Musings

Cutting to the chase here, after developing my proposal, and presenting it to the administration of my district, I am proud to say that they had the foresight, and the courage to go ahead and give me the “all clear” on three private islands. As soon as I am back in my office I will […]

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A Little Background on this Proposal

July 22, 2006 · No Comments · Musings

Please see http://web.mac.com/rcsdsms/iWeb/Site/Tech%20Blog/C895F52D-42F1-45E3-BBE6-45DAFEBD3AEC.html for the background on my vision for this proposal. THanks!

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July 22, 2006 · No Comments · Musings

Edutainment? THE NET GENERATION COMES OF AGE… “THE ARGUMENT IS SIMPLE… …To prepare people for life in an information society, they need to be taught with the technology of an information society.” -Tilfen, 1995 INTRODUCTION: My latest passion for advancing the use of technology in education is the advocacy of virtual world platforms, specifically Teen […]

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