Global Educators Cohort Program - Teacher Education

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Virtual Environments


“Literacy grants power in any civilization.” (Ken Freed)


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LOOK: What literacies are involved?

Whyville
http://www.whyville.net/smmk/nice

Kaneva
http://www.kaneva.com



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PLAY: Why might this matter to students?


Second Life (Create your own avatar and explore Orientation Island)
http://secondlife.com/


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LEARN: How does it work?

Second Life: Educators Working with Teens
http://simteach.com/wiki/index.php?title=Second_Life:_Educators_Working_with_Teens

Virtual Worlds
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMOqI3hH9Gs