Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education conference open this week (15-17 March)
Since 2007, the educational communities using digital spaces for
learning have come together to share what we have learned about using
games and simulations in the classroom. For many, the Virtual Worlds
Best Practices in Education has been the vanguard leading the charge on
understanding how culture, technology and pedagogy merge to provide a
more enriching experience for both teachers and students.
Over the last 12 years we have gone beyond the stage, establishing
connections at the crossroads of being here and being epic. We have
looked behind us at the legacy we have left behind and the horizons of
This week, we open the 11th Annual Virtual Worlds Best Practices in
Education Conference on March 15th. VWBPE is one of the most successful
virtual conferences in the world providing the Gold Standard by which
all other conferences are judged in their scope, reach, influence, and
This year, we consider how the virtual revolution and the VR evolution
are shaping the way we learn and interact. We welcome Mark Childs and
Bryan Alexander as our keynotes leading the way before a packed conference schedule including immersive experiences and experts in digital literacy, identity, makerspaces, big data, STEAM, underwater quests, and more.
Join us this Thursday 15 March at 8am PDT at the VWBPE Regions in Second Life or watch our live streams on YouTube as we kick off what will be one of our most successful years yet.