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 January 28, 2010

A Special Ed Class Takes the Leap…

January 28, 2010 · No Comments · Musings

I must say…this Second Life experience is great! My 6th grade special ed students are learning this virtual world much quicker than me. Not only are they hands on, they are learning critical thinking skills, navigation, cooperation, attendance is almost perfect (big thing for us) among many other skills. The students are teaching me and […]

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Bringing Literature to (Second) Life

January 7, 2010 · No Comments · Musings

First of all, I must say I feel a bit like a renegade, one of those radio pirates of days past, stealing the airwaves of an unknowing station.  This is not Peg Sheehy, the beloved and revered Queen of Ramapo Islands, but one of her minions.  Some of you know me as Medina SMSTeacher, but […]

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THE FASHION SHOW…

January 4, 2010 · No Comments · Musings

I AM INCLUDING SOME OF THE  NOTES FROM THE CHAT LOG DURING THE FASHION SHOW.  I COULDN’T EDIT THEM IF I’D WANTED TO! [9:28]  Chaser Brody: this is where the person describing the outfit should stand [9:28]  Chaser Brody: behind this podium [9:28]  Chaser Brody: and the person who is “modeling” [9:29]  Chaser Brody: should […]

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