Earlier this year, as I contemplated the resurrection of this blog, I didn’t think I would have the bandwidth to post regularly until September, when we’ll get a full-time IT teacher. And I was right!
And I’ll tell you one of the reasons why…other big writing projects! To name just one, I did manage to bang out the much-needed OpenSimulator how-to manual for schools many people and I have been talking about for a couple of years now.
They said it wouldn’t get done…they said it couldn’t get done…it [darn] near didn’t get done!
Yet here it is, the “OpenSimulator: School Quick Start Guide.” Everything you need to know about getting your school started with 3D virtual worlds: OpenSimulator and Second Life!
If you’re not in China, you can get it via Scribd (Scribd is blocked by The Great Firewall):
Or you can get it right here:
And this is the .OAR (Opensimulator ARchive) file mentioned in the book, courtesy of ReactionGrid.
By the time you read this, you should be able to get it from Changchun American International School’s new website, which you should check out regardless because it’s pretty nifty: