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 February 26, 2007

Winter Break – Presentation Hibernation

February 26, 2007 · No Comments · Musings

Hi All – I have been in “Presentation Hibernation” this week – as school is closed and I am slated to present at NYSCATE in Wappinger Falls this coming Saturday, March 3, as well as at LHRIC’s Tech Expo 2007March 15, 2007 (7:30am-4:30pm) Location: Edith Macy Conference Center Audience: Teachers, Directors of Technology, Administrators Funny, […]

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Trial – Closing Arguments and Jury Deliberation

February 9, 2007 · 1 Comment · Musings

Judge Tannebaum Hillburn presides over Trial PA + Prosecuting Atorney DA= District Attorney All other roles are stated as Judge, Juror, etc.Official Court Transcript:[5:24] Jonathan Hillburn: Judge: will the prosecuting attorney please start your closing statement.[5:25] Chaser Brody is Online[5:27] Glassman Hillburn is Online[5:28] Jonathan Hillburn: Judge: will the prosecuting attorney please start your closing […]

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Trial ~ Day 3

February 8, 2007 · No Comments · Musings

Our day began with the News Reporters giving their summary of yesterday’s proceedings. (Of course the jurors were sequested during the new report!). Then day 3 began with the Judge calling the court to order and the DA calling up a new witness. Cross examination was scathing! Jurors needed to be reminded to stay alert […]

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Court is in Session!

February 7, 2007 · No Comments · Musings

There aren’t adequate words to describe just how amazing our students were today when they began their mock trials in Second Life! Therefore, let me just show some chat logs from the opening statements today:Trial One: The State of California V. Lennie SmallBender Hillburn: Judge: Court is now in session[7:29] Kim Hillburn: Prosecuting Attorney: I […]

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Pics of Courthouse

February 4, 2007 · No Comments · Musings

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Of Mice and Men

February 4, 2007 · 2 Comments · Musings

Yikes! So much going on – on Ramapo Islannds, on SLED list, inworld on Main Grid – I am daunted by those of my colleagues who seem to manage to “do it all”. Thanks to Claudia Linden for a great afternoon tea meeting Friday – at which I promised to update this blog~ and since […]

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