Second Life for School Librarians. I don’t have time for a Second Life.

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Second Life for School Librarians I dont have time for a Second LifeFuture of Virtual Worlds for our StudentsOpen sourceMany, many distinct virtual world that may or may not interactSecure environments for studentsOur tweens & teens come to socialize and gameVarious educational applications are under development for our studentsEveryone creates contentVirtual worlds are the future of the Internet, they are where are students are, and where we need to be. Lets start with PD.Librarians in Second LifeAn active, international community of various types of librarians (18+ grid)Virtual links to real life resourcesContent that only exists in Second Life Virtual reference desk servicesArchivingNetworking and collaborationMeetings and classesTypes of Library in RL: Public Libraries Cleveland Public LibraryTypes of Library in RL: Academic Libraries Princeton LibraryTypes of Library in RL: State Libraries Kansas State LibraryTypes of Library in RL: School Libraries Chicago Public Schools Professional LibrarySecond Life LibrariesInfo IslandSecond Life LibrariesCaledon LibraryLearning Community FormatMonthly drop-in orientation meetings to learn basics of SLMonthly learning community meetings featuring guest facilitators who are recognized leaders in school librarianshipOne hour, 15 20 min lecture followed by group discussionOccasional book rafflesMarla McGee and Barb Jansen speak about Forging Powerful Partnerships for Student SuccessAASL-ISTE SIGMS Virtual Learning CommunityJoyce Valenza Web 2.0 for LibrariansDavid Loertscher The New Learning Commons Where People WinRhonda Trueman Virtual Libraries in Second LifeWinter Shopping Spree Extreme Avatar MakeoverDavid Warlick Cultivating a Personal Learning NetworkMike Eisenburg The Crisis Facing School Libraries and LibrariansChris Smith Keeping Current in a Global Environment (Thailand)Jon Mueller Assessing Critical SkillsWill Richardson Googled Well: Helping Our Kids Lead Transparent LivesMarla McGhee & Barbara Jansen Keeping School Libraries Relevant in the Age of AccountabilityKeeping in touch with the Learning CommunityWe use:SIGMS ListservAASL ListservLM_NET ListservSecond Life Users GroupPlans for the 09-10 School YearSecond Life Planning Committee Wed, Sept 9th Doug Johnson Are You a Format Bigot? 8pm ET/5pm PTWed, Oct 14th Alan November No More Technology Planning 8pm ET/5pm PTNov Pam BergerDec Mystery Manor and Extreme Avatar Makeovers