Showing posts from August, 2009

Jokaydia Unconference Newbie Sessions!

Hi, there! Well, I got this invitation in my e-mail box.. of course had to share it with everybody.

As usual the first question would be.... Jokadia.. what's that?researching their site we found:

"The Island of jokaydia is designed to provide a flexible and dynamic space for educators in Second Life which includes informal and formal meeting spaces, plus a range of interesting objects and tools to explore. Our space is designed to assist new residents to gain competency and confidence in using the Second Life interface – whilst they are having fun! We also support mixed reality events, professional development activities and a number of other projects."

Ok, now we know...But guess what!!!! they are holding a two-day unconference next 25th - 27th September. The themes for this year unconference are:
Games in learningNewbie skills in Second LifeCreating Cases studies and promoting your educational projectsTeachers without BordersQuest AtlantisOpen Learning and Teacher Profes…

Pionia has got a blog!

Well, this is our first entry.. I knew Pionia would have to get a blog sooner or later... There are so many interesting things to blog about in Second Life.

Second Life... What's Second Life? many will ask.. According to their site: " Second Life is a free online virtual world imagined and created by its Residents. From the moment you enter Second Life, you'll discover a fast-growing digital world filled with people, entertainment, experiences and opportunity."

This is a great short video to tell you some basic things to go for it...

Second Life can be anything you want it to be.. But now, what should and educator do in SL? Play games? have an avatar? aren't those things for kids to play with? ... The answer is yes, and no.. Second Life is for everybody. An educators should profit from this great virtual world and be brave and ship off in an adventure in this new world.

As a matter of fact, They encourage educators to go inworld to meet other educators and learn how…