2018 EDU: WW: Educator communities for the virtual worlds:

Educator communities for the virtual worldsYes for, not in. And so not limited to the virtual worlds.  Educators are focuised on education, not virtual worlds. Virtual worlds are just be one way of pursuing therir objectives. We virtual worlders tend to think virtual worlds are particularly useful for educational objectives and have a growing collection of demos.  Here are some places we could talk about those.What online educational support can offerIn class teacher’s assistant with internet skills and resources.Support for homeschooling.Support for disability schooling.Support for distance education.  Support for work-study education.Educationally relevant interests in the virtual worldsEducation and librariesSelf-educationWritingBloggingTheater and video productionMy choices********************************************More after the break*************************************************Metaverse events, recent and upcomingRegistration Deadline for the Rockcliffe Conference is August 31-HYPERGRIDABLE grids open 24/7: Interactive spreadsheet for Hypergridders.Events on the Hypergrid: HYPEventsHypergrid DestinationsIMA Social Web and Virtual World Events, Music, and Meeting CalendarHYPERGRID EVENTSOpenSimWorld EventsEntertainment on the HypergridOpensim AAM Virtual PerformersPromotion for virtual worlds and everything in ’emSelby’s daily events and news collection:  Virtual worlds are real Comedy Videos from the virtual worldsWeb-world videosMetaverse places and activitiesList of Social VR/Virtual Worlds by Ryan SchultzSearch this blog with the search bar, upper left.Hypergrid Writer’s CommunityMetaverse Jobs; Job ListingsIMA projects3D WEBSITES A2Z3D web-worlds of the browser (G+ community) Web-worlds, 3D virtual worlds running in a browser. SummaryVirtual Outworlding news collection Destination guide: OpenSimWorldHyperica, Directory of Opensimulator hypergrid destinationsWELCOME TO SEANCHAI LIBRARIESHypergrid-related articles in this blog************************************************************************************************* Education on social mediaEducators have extensive communication channels in social media.  Some of these have sections specifically for technical developments.If you have educationally relevant articles or notices, consider posting in those.Here are some communities in G+.  There are also groups on Facebook but educators may not want to go there.  Educators in virtual worldsVirtual Educators (G+)339 members-Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Friends (G+)596 members-VWER (Virtual Worlds Education Roundtable)142 members – PublicEducators in G+Education (A G+ community)A communication hub for teachers, students, and parents.202,452 members-Education: Community to discuss education (A G+ community)29,823 members-Educators on Google+95,450 members – Public-Gamification in Education (G+)11,784 members-Google communities for education (Search)Library communities in virtual worldsCVL – Community Virtual Library in SL (G+)69 members Library communities in G+Libraries and Librarians (G+)12,450 members – Public-Libraries (Search G+) Writer’s communities of the virtual worldsVirtual Writers’ Community274 members – Public-Metaverse Authors176 members – Public Writing communities in G+Writers, Authors, Bloggers (G+)9,454 members – Public-The Writers Community53,635 members – PublicWriters’ Corner46,003 members – PublicWriters, musicians, artists and more!1,813 members – PublicWriters’ Discussion Group73,868 members – Public-The Art of Writing19,584 members – Public-Creative Writing 13,826 members – PublicTheaterTheater (G+)464 members- Public-New Media Arts Inc (G+)291 members – PublicEducators Communities for social mediaStrategic Social NetworkingSocial Media StrategySocial Media MentorsSocial Media Marketing*********************************************************LicenseOriginal text in this blog is CC By: unless specified public domainUse as you please with attribution: link to the original.All images without attribution in this blog are CC0: public domain.*********************************Drop by my web office Weekdays: 12:-12:30 Central time  (US) Cybalounge, entry place or elsewhereWe can also visit 3DWebWorldz, a professionally-built world. Mondays we focus on learning/library/museums.Wednesdays we focus on promoting your project, using this blog.Fridays we may focus on grants, contracts, business and web-worlds.Don’t register — enter as guest.  If you see no one, click the pointed push-pin (bottom line) to find me.Thinkerer Melville in Second Life, Selby Evans in KitelyWeb-worlds, 3D virtual worlds running in a browser. SummaryWeb-worlds are small and run in a browser with nothing else to install.Full virtual worlds are a bigger experience but need extra software installed.GetEdFundingOptimize Your GetEdFunding Grant SearchEDUCAUSEVideos from virtual worldsSelby’s YouTube ChannelFree video resources for virtual worldsSimple video editing with Shotcut, for virtual worldersConvenient video capture in Windows 10–any windowArticles about videos from virtual worldsNews and NotesCommunities in the virtual worldsOpensimworld. Destination guide for the Hypergrid   Best metaverse communitiesCommunities virtual worlds G+G+ community: Hypergrid SafariRadio in the virtual worldsOpenSimWorkingRadioStreams (OSWRS). Invited article by shawnkmaloneyAviation radio: Music to fly by. And to promote your aviation event.Radio for your place – Radio for the metaverse. Anyone for podcasts?Metaverse beginner helpMetaverse 101 Info + Tutorials for getting started in OpensimNewcomer help in virtual worlds   Virtual worlds are about people. Communities, communication, shared goalsTime conversion: put time/zone into Google search to get your time Articles in this blogAbout educationSailing in virtual worldsAbout VideosSights of the virtual worldsPeople of the virtual worldsAbout business-For more, follow Selby Evans in Google+Annotated screenshots made with JingSecond Life, Linden, SLurl, and SL are trademarks of Linden Research Inc. This blog is not affiliated with anything.   Ads are from Google.Selby Evans in Kitely, Thinkerer Melville in Second LifeLauren is funny*****************************

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