The recent on-line newsletter from Edutopia has a list of links of articles and media about virtual worlds and games in education. This information compliments the video, "Virtual Worlds Tour", highlighted in my previous post.
Get a Life: Students Collaborate in Simulated Roles (Laila Weir)
The School of Second Life (Wagner James Au)
Simulation Nation: The Promise of Virtual Learning Activities: Inventive computer sims can turn dull lessons into hyperreal experiences, if we can get educators to use them" (Marc Prensky)
Related video: No Gamer Left Behind "Computer simulations area natural learning tools to a generation of video game players"
Let the Games Begin: Entertainment Meets Education (Jenn Shreve)
Loud and Clear: Students Find Their Voices Through Multimedia (Edutopia Staff)
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Post a comment if you are using virtual worlds or games in your school!