Learn more about how to participate in a socially and environmentally sustainable world at Etopia Island, a place to explore and learn. Take an interactive quiz, ride a gondola, hop on a train or even ride a bike through this futuristic vision of a sustainable world.
The Come Write In Writers Retreat is a growing writing community on Mainland with private tents and communal space, games to unwind with, and an inspiring setting beautifully landscaped to call for your Muse. Now an officially recognized NaNoWriMo virtual write-in location, CWI offers prompts, resources, and more to help you reach that 50k in 30 days goal, and more.
The Museum of Computing History in Dalton, across from the historic Linden Village, is a creative and educational space to learn about the history of computing. They currently have a number of exhibits including Pre-PC Early Computers, Computers and Telecommunications, and Personal Computing.
The LGBTQ History Museum and Cultural Center in Dalton across from the historic Linden Village is a creative and educational space for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender history and culture. Exhibits include LGBT Activism, Influential People, and HIV/AIDS education.
Caledon Oxbridge University (COU) is an independent, community-supported, Second Life skill-training facility, located within the Victorian-Steampunk estate of Caledon. COU supports students of all avatar ages. A primary feature of COU is the seven-building walk-through tutorial, COU also has live, walk-in classes as well as live tutors in the plaza to answer questions and provide assistance.
The Wild Moon Temple is a Witan Shrine of the Correllian Nativist Tradition and was established on Thursday 9th January 2020. The Temple exists, through the online platform of Second Life, to provide an opportunity for individuals from around the globe, to meet together in a virtual world to explore the Correllian Nativist Tradition and their own personal spiritual paths. The Temple is for Correllian Nativist Tradition members, or anyone of like mind and heart who would like to be part of our community.
Whole Brain Health on Inspiration Island, a partner of Rockcliffe Univ, provides information and offers regular activities that helps you stay fit, have fun, and stretch your mind, body and spirit! Earn honors and L$ rewards by solving quests and hunts. Make new friends in this diverse, innovative and caring community.
The goal of the VW Education Consortium (VWEC) is to bring educators together both to share what has been successful and to tackle obstacles across virtual platforms and communities. For more information contact: Valibrarian Gregg, Elli Pinion, or Dodge Threebeards.
SORBET is an acronym for Socially Responsible Behavior through Embodied Thinking. The SORBET Project is a learning activity in response to the changing settings of learning in the context of COVID-19. The SORBET Project aims to give learners a more grounded understanding of the need to develop the new habit of safe-social-distancing, beyond just a declaration of ‘head knowledge’.
The good in "real life" blends together with the best of Second Life at The Lavender Field. Singers, musicians, dancers, DJs and artists on the grid perform here for Feed a Smile to raise funds to feed meals to needy children living in the slums of Nakuru, Kenya. Come and enjoy the events that take place almost daily and stroll around the region where you’ll be astounded by the realistic African landscapes and romantic niches in and around the fields of lavender.
Spanish with Eugenia is an educational project focused on teaching Spanish as a second language. Maestra Eugenia Calderon uses Second Life because this world, as an immersive environment, is a great tool to teach. Classes for basic, intermediate and advanced students. Contact Maestra Eugenia Calderon to schedule an interview.
SLEA MusicLAB is the music branch of SLEA (Second Life Endowment for the Arts). It is an educational Music Museum and Laboratory with resources dedicated to music, where you can share ideas and techniques, where you can find advice on specific problems, and where anyone who wants to share their knowledge can do it. This is a call for all the musicians, music lovers, all people that create music and soundscapes.
Rockcliffe University Consortium is an online nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of science, education, and research in 3D virtual environments. There are free workshops and forums provided on a regular basis, as well as live music and movies. There's also a theater, art gallery, sandbox and a full academic research library.
Operated as an immersive education experiment by Brown University, this fictional but historically-inspired 18th-century Italian island is located in the Bay of Naples. Visitors are welcome for optional roleplay set in the year 1785. Public programs and exhibits are offered on the history and ideas of the Enlightenment, the era of the Grand Tour, and the baroque, rococo and neo-classical styles in art and music.
The four levels of Inspiration Island offer more than 60 innovative events and interactive exhibits promoting well-being in Body, Mind, and Spirit. Their primary project for 12 years has been Whole Brain Health, and their collective of creative, compassionate individuals from all over the world welcomes you to a rich journey of discovery and community!
Visit the Unisinos virtual campus: the first Brazilian university to own an island dedicated to research virtual worlds at Second Life. Come to watch classes, events and meet the research group GPe-du. Visite o campus virtual Unisinos: a primeira universidade brasileira a ter uma ilha dedicada a pesquisa em mundos virtuais aqui no Second Life. Venha assistir nossas aulas, eventos e sinta-se a vontade para conhecer o grupo de pesquisa GPe-du.
Cypris Chat strives to provide an educational, fun and interesting environment for English learning and teaching. Members have the chance to be part of a living community surrounded by others who are learning, teaching or simply interested in speaking English with people from around the world.
Camp Italia is a community gateway for Italian people. In the region welcome area the new Italian-speaking residents will find all the information necessary for an optimal stay and a dedicated team for the reception. The region will host programs of theoretical and practical lessons on the use of Second Life, as well as exhibitions, conferences, events, concerts, and dance evenings. For more information, visit: campitaliasecondlife.wordpress.com
Come explore Bunny Isles for Kenya, a cozy beach on the Lake Victoria shores. Sponsored by Brownsea NGO Gwassi-Kenya Project, this large community hosts a shopping mall, courses, musical and artistic events, with proceeds gping to the Harambee Schools in the Gwassi region of Kenya. Watch as virtual contributions become real aid.
The Autistic Resource Center is an educational organization that was created to speak about the lived experience of Autistics. They educate people on disability issues, the politics of Autism, and the ways to move forward with diversity. They are now partnered with BEST, the Brain Energy Support Team, to build services for 22 and over in-world.
ARCHI21 is an ongoing EU-funded project, combining learning and teaching of, in and through the fusion of languages, architecture and design. Dynamic spaces and places designed and built by students, faculty and architects support the experimentation, experiential learning and professional development in the evolving process of knowledge building across disciplines, professions and countries.
The official home of the American Cancer Society in Second Life. Since 2005, cancer patients, caregivers, and volunteers have been able to receive services and support from the ACS in SL without having to leave the virtual world. Visit the island to learn more or to make a donation to fund the world's largest and most successful cancer research program. More info at relayforlife.com/secondlife
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