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