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Call for journal articles ...

Educational Researcher is calling for articles for its special issue on virtual worlds in education. The deadline is the 14th July. Find out more ...

Schome Park on Teachers' TV

Teachers' TV has launched a programme on the use of virtual worlds which features two groups working within the Schome Park Programme - students and staff from South East Grid for Learning and from the Skinningrove Jetty Project. The programme helps to illustrate how virtual worlds can be used in formal educational contexts to enhance many aspects of learning.

MySchome magazine - Edition 2

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You can download a copy of the MySchome magazine as a pdf file (1.2Mb).

This edition includes items on Schome in Space, The Savvy Avvies, Trixxie's tips, The Y Factor competition and much more... Mars is to be congratulated (yet again) on pulling together a fantastic second edition - nice one Mars.

Schome Art Exhibition

Schomers on the adult grid of Second Life put together an art exhibition in the sky above SchomeBase, supporting 15 separate plots including 14 very varied exhibits and one Schome Infopod.

ReLive08 and the importance of community

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The Schome Park Programme works because of the thriving community which all learners (young and old) have spent so much time creating and supporting. We celebrated this at the ReLIVE08 conference which had a session devoted to The Schome Park Programme. Thanks to all staff involved. See more pictures on the Schome wiki, search for the Relive08 tag on Flickr and view the more detailed write-up on the Schome Park bliki.

Skinningrove Jetty

Work on recreating the Skinningrove Jetty began in Schome Park, and is being continued on the Second Life Grid at Sea Turtle Island. A film of the jetty's reopening will be screened in Feb 09 at the Animex International Animation Festival.

Time Explorers

Time Explorers sessions linked history and archaeology, making connections between the two. Early in 008, the group constructed the layers of a Roman road, carried out a virtual visit to the Caves of Lascaux, built a series of aqueducts and re-enacted the destruction of Pompeii by Vesuvius. The team entered the Y Factor competition and came second in the national finals. View images from Schome Park relating to history and archaeology. View London conference presentation.
Thanks to RM, JDC and Sums Online, sponsors of the Time Explorers' entry into the Y Factor competition for innovative approaches to learning.
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Living and Learning with the Internet

Have a look and help build our online course materials for Living and learning safely with the net with public versions of course resouces and community built material.

SEGfL evaluations published

The South East Grid for Learning, who collaborated in Phases 2 and 3 of the Schome Park Programme, have published two evaluations that may be of interest to teachers (and related educational professionals). Check out:

Updating this wiki

Did you know that if you are a registered user on the wiki you also have a user page? Just click on your name on the top right of the screen!

What is Schome?


Schome is going to be a new form of educational system designed to overcome the problems within current education systems. It will meet the needs of society and individuals in the twenty-first century and will be a system which values and supports people learning throughout their lives. Join us.

"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete." R. Buckminster Fuller

Schome and Second Life


Different areas of the wiki

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Logging in to the wiki and the forum - use your schome community forum username and password to login to both the wiki and the forum. When registering for the first time for the forum or wiki you should use the forum registration system.

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My Schome magazine, issue 1 as a pdf file (17Mb)
My Schome magazine, issue 1 as a zip file (11Mb)
My Schome magazine, issue 2 as a pdf file (1.2Mb).
Satellite proposal - third in the national finals :-)
Mars' poster of the satellite project

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