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Cinemassively: 2008 Teen Grid Craft Fair

Most of the adult-owned educational islands on the Second Life Teen Grid are closed access for individual schools, but there are two that consistently engage the local residents. We frequently write about Global Kids, but Eye4You Alliance has done some pretty amazing activities themselves! Eye4You...

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Cinemassively: Global Kids films Race to Equality

Global Kids recently completed their annual Teen Grid summer camp. During that time, they taught their New York program students important issues worldwide, then machinimated them. In Race to Equality, they learned about countries that give preferential treatment to students of one race over the...

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Cinemassively: Global Kids Kofi Annan Simulcast to four different virtual worlds

Global Kids has been quite busy with their activities this year! They recently streamed Kofi Annan receiving the MacArthur Foundation's first International Justice Award. Not only was this event special and meaningful in the first place, but it was also fairly unique in how far it reached. The...

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Cinemassively: Global Kids' practices science on Teen Grid

Two weeks ago, we wrote about an interactive science lab being used for education on the Teen Grid in Second Life. Today, we'll look at another campus, Global Kids, and how they work on their scientific projects. Global Kids has one of the most popular groups of islands on TG, as part of their...

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Cinemassively: Interactive Science Lab

The days of science lab fires are over. The STEAM, or Science and Technology Enrichment for Appalachian Middle-schoolers, project lets middle school students experiment with science through Second Life. Teen Gridders that are part of the Ohio STEAM sim will be able to put on a HUD, or Heads Up...

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Cinemassively: Asuka Martin turns 18

Every few months, I highlight a teen that recently turned 18 and transferred to the Main Grid. Last week, one of the most successful Teen Grid residents made her journey to the other side. Asuka Martin was the grid's #1 skin maker, taking her island and creations with her when she left. Wicked...

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Cinemassively: Sonof Marvin says goodbye to the Teen Grid

It always breaks my heart when I hear about teen transfers, or those who turn 18 and switch over to the Main Grid. I've seen too many formerly vibrant Teen Gridders come over to MG and fade away. Sonof Marvin is the latest TGer to leave his video mark on the world. In his compilation, he shows off...

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Cinemassively: Inside Eye4You island on Teen Grid

As an adult with access to the Second Life Teen Grid, I can only go to two estates there, Global Kids and Eye4You Alliance. However, I'm sure that many educators and Main Gridders would like to see what parts of TG look like. HVX Silverstar posted some brief machinima clips leftover from 2007,...

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Cinemassively: Civil Liberties in Teen Second Life

I'm going on a field trip to the Teen Grid today to learn more about some of Global Kids' new projects. In the meantime, I want to show you the cutest video about the teens. It was prepared by the GK in-house Machinimator, Kathy Vega, for their discussion on Philanthropy and Virtual Worlds. In the...

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Cinemassively: Mercury Metropolitan's 18th birthday

Mercury Metropolitan, an enterprising former teen from the Second Life Teen Grid, turned 18 today. The moment it happened, teens donned picket signs labeling him a pedophile and urged him to be transferred to the Main Grid. Well, no, that's not really what happened. However, the moment he turned 18,...

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