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 May 22, 2007

ISTE Presentation

May 22, 2007 · No Comments · Musings

Just some pics…

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A little visitor, and a big lesson….

May 11, 2007 · 1 Comment · Musings

During our class presentaions the other day, the windows in the library were open, as warm weather has finally arrived in Suffern. During our work, a pigeon landed on the window sill, and proceeded to step down onto the computer tables and stroll across the keyboards. Naturally, the kids were initially distracted by the arrival […]

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The Snow Crash Presentation…

May 9, 2007 · No Comments · Musings

Clifford Hillburn: ok, so yesterday we left off on slide 4[10:16] Clifford Hillburn: this obviously, is a new addition to the show[10:17] Clifford Hillburn: this is the cover of the book[10:17] Clifford Hillburn: ok so liu will start us off[10:18] Liu Hillburn: hiro begins the story as a pizza deliverer[10:18] Liu Hillburn: working for the […]

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Ivey Wednesday…

May 9, 2007 · No Comments · Musings

Here are more pics of slides and a transcript of the chat for one presentation:[5:47] Roberts Hillburn: should we start[5:48] Hammershlag Hillburn: Other books that H.G. Wells wrote that he is well known for are The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds, The Invisible Man and The Island of Doctor Moreau.[5:48] Hammershlag Hillburn: H.G. […]

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Working…

May 8, 2007 · No Comments · Musings

OK – First of all I now realize that I need to create a different blog section for each project as we now have three different teachers using Ramapo simultaneously and there is just so much to tell! I have asked each of the teachers to write an entry about their experiences using SL and […]

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May 1, 2007 · No Comments · Musings

OK! Body Image class has begun – very interesting to see the kids grapple with the tools and with the reality of addressing their own appearance — they are first creating an avatar as close to their real life persona as possible. Ryl Redgrave was kind enough to add folders and folders of hair, skins, […]

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