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ARG Academy

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

More fun! The Alternate Reality Game Academy at P2PU

  Come join EduPunxers at this spin-off of the Virtual Worlds, Games and Education Tour. We're doing blended, mixed, augmented and virtual reality at the ARG… Read More

Educators Social Media in VWs and MMORPGs

Thursday, February 16th, 2012
Here's a list of educators and educators' organizations that tweet, blog, archive and curate education taking place in immersive 3D environments and games. This does feature many of the organizers of SITE CITY LIMITS, ARVEL SIG, and VWBPE. Blogerverse Sign Twitter @siteconf        SITE conference @bsuedtech   Boise State University EdTech @arvelsig        AERA  Special Interest Group @vwbpe… Read More

Teaching Chicano Studies

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011
Local, Digital and Virtual  - el Día de los Muertos  EduPunxers will be reporting on their project with a Chicano Studies class at a community college on how to do blended in the classroom so it enhances not distracts. This is from our November session when this was still a work in progress. Global Education Conference 2010 http://www.globaleducationconference.com/index.html  Conference Elluminate Recording http://bit.ly/i67yrY… Read More

The Next 2 Weeks in the Twitterverse

Monday, June 13th, 2011
For Educators, DIYers, EduPunks, Leading and Bleeding Edge Teachers - the next two weeks on the twitterverse will be an all you can eat buffet! On June 15, the Games, Learning and Society  7.0 conference will kick off. Look for hashtags - #gls7  and #gbl. If you aren't already following them - you may want to follow two of our fave gbl ( game based learning) educators Marianne Malmstrom @knowcluekidd on twitter and John Carter Mc Knight SL: Kaseido Quandry @ john_carter on twitter.  Knowclue will be on a panel discussing Lego Universe… Read More

Workshop Day at FCVW

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011
May 11th Today was a very interesting contrast at the two inworld Second Life sessions for the Federal Consortium of Virtual Worlds CON 2011. The first session was Citta' Ideale or the Ideal City in Second Life. As a space it was beautifully designed. I did enjoy the design theme that is based on art possibly from a Piero della Francesa painting from the National Gallery of Marche in Urbino. The session, Manage Your Tools, presented by Carmela Dell’Aria  delivered its objectives. It did show participants examples of inworld tools that could be used for engaging students in the course content and Second Life.  A major part of the… Read More

Blended Learning

Thursday, February 17th, 2011
This summer at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) I will present on my experience blending virtual learning with real world classes. As with anything like this I have been scouring resources that might help me in improving my success rate. This weeks ASCD SmartBrief included an article from eSchool News that included an interview with Michael B. Horn, the co-founder of Innosight Institute. The institute recently published a Read More

Huffington Post & Global Education Conference

Sunday, November 14th, 2010
EduPunxer will be presenting at the Global Education Conference 2010 which did get a nod in the Huffington Post. Inviting All Educators Worldwide to a Revolutionary Conference starting on November 15th  written by Esther Wojcicki. EduPunxers are presenting "Global, Local and Virtual: Culture and Tradition."  For more information on the session. For direct link to… Read More