[SLED] RezEd Update Vol. 20 April 8, 2009
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This is the April 8, 2009 RezEd Update to let you know what is new on the Hub for Learning and Virtual
What is your Aha Moment?
Promote your work and key lessons you've learned to other practitioners thinking about virtual worlds and
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RezEd is now a community of 1800+
Over 1800 members have participated in the BETA of RezEd since its launch, creating new discussions and groups for the second life curriculum, K-8
virtual worlds, language learning, MedEd in virtual worlds, and more.
Most Active Member-created Groups:
Gaming and Learning in Virtual Worlds (151 Members)
Language Learning in Virtual Worlds (133 members)
K-8 Virtual Worlds (97 members)
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support from the HASTAC competition and builds on prior work in virtual worlds made possible through the MacArthur Foundation.
In this week's featured
podcast, (http://e2ma.net/go/1886136392/1727702/64470480/goto:http://www.rezed.org/xn/detail/2047896:Topic:24338)RezEd Episode 30 (http://e2ma.net/go/1886136392/1727702/64470481/goto:http://www.rezed.org/page/rezed-podcast-episode-30)
comes to you live from the first RezEd Spring Meetup where Peggy
Sheehy, Kelly Czarnieki and Lucky Figtree discuss the implications of
integrating the Second Life Teen Grid into the Main Grid.This week's featured discussion, Bring your teens to FOCUS - Cross-Generational Voices on
Digital Media and Society! (http://e2ma.net/go/1886136392/1727702/64470482/goto:http://www.rezed.org/profiles/blogs/bring-your-teens-to-focus)
This week's aha moment, "Avatars Enhance
Language Learning Experience (http://e2ma.net/go/1886136392/1727702/64470483/goto:http://www.rezed.org/forum/topics/avatars-enhance-the-language)" is written by Laura Jacob of McGuffey High School.
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