Virtual Worlds Student Leadership Academy

 Back at Greenbush planning our “Virtual Worlds Student Leadership Academy ” pilot this summer …. Looking very forward to it and doing advanced OpenCobalt & Opensim project planning with our advanced students.our “Virtual Worlds Student Leadership Academy” will be a credentialing path for our more advanced virtual world students comprised of:* World Building* Tutorial Development* Script & Code Development I will outline more specifics to the program through the following weeks.

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The Boston Immersive Education Summit – The Take Aways

Immersive Learning & Education Domains: Virtual Worlds (simulations, learning worlds, games) Advanced Visualization Augmented Reality Affordances: Provides Context Provides Highly Visual Environment Provides an Imagination Amplifier for Content Provides a Constructivist Environment As time goes, the importance of natural user interfaces into these environments will become more important.  “Edusim” & Immersive Touch are just the first generation into these methods.

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From the Heart of Innovation: Failure Is Not What You Think It Is

A great piece today on The Heart of Innovation Blog titled – Failure Is Not What You Think It Is “No matter how well you perform, there’s always somebody of intelligent opinion who thinks it’s lousy.” — Sir Laurence Olivier “If your life is free of failures, you’re not taking enough risks.”— H. Jackson Brown “You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.” — Beverly Sills “I failed my way to success.” — Thomas Edison “99 percent of success is built on failure.” — Charles Kettering “Act as if it were impossible to fail.” — Dorothea Brande “Failure is success if we learn from it.” — Malcolm Forbes “You can only be as good as you dare to be bad.” — John Barrymore “The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of…

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The Immersive Education Summit – Boston College April 23rd-25th

The Immersive Education Summit at Boston College is this week (April 23rd-25th)I will be presenting Friday Afternoon and Saturday Morning: Friday Afternoon: VIRTUAL WORLDS AND ADVANCED VISUALIZATION IN THE K-6 CLASSROOM  Saturday Morning: OPEN COBALT ALPHA AND THE INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARD: OPENING NEW WORLDS TO YOUR K-6 CLASSROOM

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