Monday, January 4, 2016

2016 EDU: GAME: Educational games in virtual worlds

Educational games in virtual worlds
The quaint idea persists that virtual worlds are for entertainment.  So we have a  list of educational games. If you are going to be entertained, you may as well learn something at the same time.


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Timely Information

Metaverse events, current and upcoming

  • Next WIP show: Sun. Jan 10, Noon SLT
  • Fred.Beckhusen tells a lotl
  • Location:  world.narasnook.com:8900
  • Put the line above in your World Map next to Find.  Click FindTP
  • At Narasnook, use World Map to search for Pandora

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        Metaverse beginner help


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        Or do-it-yourself gamification of what you have to learn.  

        • Pick a learning objective.  
        • If you can't find a learning objective, ask the teacher.
        • Figure out what would convince someone that you have met that objective.
        • Figure out what steps will get you to that goal. 
        • Do the steps one at a time.  
        • The winning score is 10 times the number of steps.
        • Give yourself 10 points for each step you complete successfully.
        • When you get to the winning score, you win. 
        • You also learned a bit about reaching goals.
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        News and Notes

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          The Hypergrid WIP Show

          The Hypergrid WIP is a one hour "show & tell" of works in progress or recently completed. All builders from beginner to pro are invited.  Presentations are in voice and text.  For text presentations, best bring the text in a notecard and paste it into chat.  Voice presentations may be captured in video.  Stills and videos from the show may appear in this blog. 

          Next WIP show 

          • Next WIP show: Sun. Jan 10, Noon SLT
          • Fred.Beckhusen tells a lot
          • Location:  world.narasnook.com:8900
          • Put the line above in your World Map next to Find.  Click FindTP
          • At Narasnook, use World Map to search for Pandora
          • Narasnook  location
          • world.narasnook.com:8900
          • Put the line above in your World Map next to Find.  Click FindTP
          • At Narasnook, use World Map to search for Pandora
          • Cookie II location
          • HG address below: paste into the World Map next to Find. Click Find, TP
          • grid.kitely.com:8002:Cookie II 
          • in Kitely: paste into Nav (top) bar of Firestorm, Enter.
          • hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/68/369/22

            Previous Articles from the WIP show 

            HG links-- depending on your interests

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