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Virtual School Update Winter 2010

Virtual School Update Winter 2010

13 Dec 2010:
The future development of our home town, Bordon in Hampshire Uk, is uncertain. An ‘army’ town; the original government promise was to redevelop Bordon as  an ‘Eco Town’ on the massive abandoned lands that the army will vacate when it is redeployed elsewhere in five years time. Plans made to re develop the infrastructure, the schools and housing stock, have been in...
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2010 -2011 Case Study Videos

2010 -2011 Case Study Videos

26 Nov 2010:
These case study videos aim to showcase the innovative projects that have been running in Second Life Skoolaborate over the last couple of years. Each video contains interviews with teachers, students and footage filmed within Skoolaborate itself.   Feature videos include:   Introduction to Second Life and Skoolaborate Lingualand - Use of Moodle...
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Machinima 2010 - Follow the digital road

Machinima 2010 - Follow the digital road

29 Jun 2010:
Work has begun on a new machinima with a team comprising students and staff from 3 SEGfL schools, Led by Britta, progress this year has been brisk and we already have a basic plot, a rather bizarre parody of 'The Wizard of Oz'.   This year we aim to use expertise of some of the staff to produce versions with audio in different languages e.g. French or Spanish. The machinima...
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Lingualand 03

Lingualand 03

29 Jun 2010:
Buongiorno Italia! Next week we look forward to inviting our first students of Italian. The core group of students are starting Italian in September officially, but want to have a head start by learning some in Skoolaborate after school, in the evenings or during the holiday. The first activity is to match sounds with Italian words by clicking on big, bright boards. Next - match sounds with...
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Lingualand 02

Lingualand 02

29 Jun 2010:
Lingualand is nearing completion and attracting much interest from the Second Life community! There are 3 main sections for each language 'parcel' of land: (1) The teaching chalet.  Here, learners can interact with each other and their teacher, and .. most importantly .. with objects which relay their activitiy to a Moodle site. Elektra has had tution...
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