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Teachers TV: Virtual Worlds

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Last updated 16 April 2013, created 14 June 2010, viewed 3,478

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

from bk15, 12 January 2012
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