VWEC is pleased to invite you and your students to join us for the First Annual Fall 2023 VWEC Second Life Student Challenge – Serious Simulations in the Metaverse!   Similar to a programming challenge (aka Hack-a-thon), we hope this building challenge will give you one more Virtual World tool to engage your students with your content. This event will be open-ended enough to let you fit it into your content, but will include a rubric to inform your students with best practices for building and teaching in Second Life. It will run for 2 months, beginning

Minetest Summer Camp 2023 1st and 3rd Saturdays at 10am Pacific Time   June 3rd and 17th July 1st and 15th Aug 5th and 19th   Instructions for entering VWEC Minetest   Objectives: to familiarize educators with Minetest and ways to utilize it.   Lessons 1. Basic Minetest Skills (setting home, skins, teleportation, crafting tools, user interface) 2. Gardening and survival (food and shelter) 3. Mining (digging and cave exploration, minerals) 4. Explore biomes, builds, shops & transportation methods 5. Learn communication systems (signs, books) 6. Brainstorming project ideas and ways to help other educators   Contact Valibrarian