Webkinz and Maps

Posted on Posted in Education, general, VirtualEnvironments

I played Webkinz all weekend with my nephew. It’s a cute stuffed toy with a code to enter a virtual environment with tons of interactive games. Many schools use Webkinz as an educational tool or as a reward for good behavior. Gantz, the makers of Webkinz list the reasons why virtual world is educational but […]

Free Comic Book Day

Posted on Posted in Events, general

Sometimes it is important to remember that we aren’t just geogeeks, we aren’t just tech geeks, darn it, we are geeks. On that note, I just wanted to point out that today, and every first Saturday in May, is Free Comic Book Day. On this day we head out to our local Comic Book store […]