Teachers TV: ICT for the Non-Specialist: Virtual Worlds

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Assistant Head Mike Adams is able to investigate the educational benefits of virtual world Second Life.
Pupils also show how they use software to build within virtual worlds.
Steve Thompson from the University of Teeside then works with pupils as part of a Second Life project to virtually redesign and rebuild Cleveland's Skinningrove Jetty.
Steve also leads a training session for those who want to explore Second Life's benefits for collaborative learning. Head of maths Helen Perkins describes what she sees as the educational benefits of using virtual worlds with pupils in the classroom.


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Created: Jun 14, 2010

Updated: Jan 26, 2015

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    user avatarbk155 years agoreport

    An insightful look into virtual worlds and their potential as an educational tool and the practicalities of bringing them into the classroom.