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Liberate Agency Amplification Via Avatar Identity for the May 18th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, May 18th for the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting, this week featuring Renne Emiko Brock (Zinnia Zauber in Second Life) presenting on how avatar identity and agency can amplify learning. 
 
Instructors empower students through agency with active learning ownership, not with ultimate authority. Build validating lessons prior to entering virtual situations with surprising personal investigation, mood board creation, and character sketches. Develop education buy-in through accelerated and immediate avatar customization to reveal individuality and unlimited potential. Use reflection exercises to reveal how this experience exposed their real investment in themselves.
 
Renne Emiko Brock is an artist, instructor, and superhero, and you can find out more info at uniqueasyou.com
 
Join us in Second Life!
 
Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 
Friday, May 18th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 
http://bit.ly/NPCinSL
 
AGENDA (all times below PT) 
8:30 am Introductions & Updates
8:45 am Mentors Central & Announcements
9:00 am Featured Discussion - Liberate Agency Amplification Via Avatar Identity
9:50 am Open Mic
 
 
The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. http://nonprofitcommons.org

Touring the Etopia EcoCommunity for the May 11th Nonprofit Commons meeting

Join us Friday, May 11th for the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting, this week will feature Gloria Kraegel (Namaara MacMoragh in SL) and a tour of the Etopia EcoCommunity.  

Namaara MacMoragh, aka Gloria Kraegel, has 30+ years independent consulting experience focusing on helping nonprofits and cooperatives develop capacity through training, information management, and organizational systems development. She is also the creative force behind Etopia EcoCommunity in Second Life. Established in 2007, Etopia is designed to showcase real-world ideas for living sustainably in social, community, business, and environmental contexts.

You can learn more about Gloria's work at http://greatkreations.com and http://etopiaisland.org

 

Join us in Second Life!

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting

Friday, May 11th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater

http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

 

AGENDA (all times below PT)

  • 8:30 am Introductions & Updates
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central & Announcements
  • 8:55 am Open Mic
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Touring Etopia EcoCommunity

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. http://nonprofitcommons.org

Questing for Good for the May 4th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, May 4th for the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting, this week we will return to the Fantasy Faire regions where Cynthia Calongne (Lyr Lobo in Second Life) will tour us through the quest gameplay that guides participants through the Relay for Life charity fundraising activities.

 

Join us in Second Life!

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting

Friday, May 4th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater

http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

 

AGENDA (all times below PT)

  • 8:30 am Introductions & Updates
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central & Announcements
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Questing Through Fantasy Faire
  • 9:50 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. http://nonprofitcommons.org

Open Forum for the April 27th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, April 27th for the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting, which will feature an open forum and is a chance to share success stories, solutions, and updates on what other NPC community members are working on. It will also be an opportunity to ask any burning tech, social media, or community questions you might have.

Join us in Second Life!

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 
Friday, April 27th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 
http://bit.ly/NPCinSL
 
AGENDA (all times below PT) 
  • 8:30 am Introductions & Updates
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central & Announcements
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Open Forum
  • 9:50 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. http://nonprofitcommons.org

Exploring Lit Fest & Fantasy Faire for the April 20th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, April 20th for the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting, which will feature our own Cynthia Calongne (Lyr Lobo in Second Life), along with Caledonia Skytower of Seanchai Library, leading a tour of both Lit Fest & Fantasy Faire.

 

Join us in Second Life!

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting

Friday, April 20th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater

http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

 

AGENDA (all times below PT)

  • 8:30 am Introductions & Updates
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central & Announcements
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Touring Lit Fest & Fantasy Faire
  • 9:50 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

 

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. http://nonprofitcommons.org

Immersive Learning made Interactive in SL for the April 6th NPC Meeting

Join us Friday, April 6th for the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting, which will feature Laura Jeffcoat (Lowry Mills in Second Life) leading a tour of the Learn It Town sim and a chance to see how it is made interactive for students.

Laura Jeffcoat is the CEO of Learn It Town, a developer of Immersive learning for the Learn It Town team. They have the Learn It Town sim in Second Life and teach ESL learners from SKODA and other individuals and schools. Lowri is from Texas, living in Spain. She was a pioneer in immersive learning starting back in 2006 with Languagelab.com as a developer.

 

Join us in Second Life!

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting

Friday, April 6th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater

http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

 

AGENDA (all times below PT)

  • 8:30 am Introductions & Updates
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central & Announcements
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Touring Learn it Town
  • 9:45 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

 

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. http://nonprofitcommons.org

Learning from Mistakes for the March 30th NPC Meeting

Join us Friday, March 30th for the NonProfit Commons in Second Life meeting, which will feature Niela Miller (Marly Milena in Second Life) leading a discussion on mistakes. We all make them. Let's take a look at some of the usual and unusual ones and what we can learn from them, and lessons we HAVE learned, both in our personal and our work lives.

Please come to the meeting with a short example on a notecard of a mistake you have made, and what you learned from it. We will share these at the session.

Niela Miller, M.S. Ed/Communications has a combined background in humanistic psychology, organization development, group facilitation, many arts and education. Her group in SL is Octagon: Creative Exploration. See http://www.peoplesystemspotential.com for more.

Join us in Second Life!

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting

Friday, March 30th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater

http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

 

AGENDA (all times below PT)

  • 8:30 am Introductions & Updates
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Niela Miller (Marly Milena)
  • 9:45 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

 

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. http://nonprofitcommons.org

BEST - Brain Energy Support Team Project for the March 23rd Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, March 23rd for the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting featuring Gloria Kraegel (Namaara MacMoragh in SL) presenting on BEST and how Brain Injury affects individuals, families, and workplaces. 

Gloria's current project with the Brain Energy Support Team (BEST) gives her an even greater opportunity to blend real-life situations with Second Life experiences that raise awareness, model healthy living skills, and provide educational opportunities for individuals, professionals, classrooms, and businesses within, and outside of, the brain injury community. More on BEST at http://brainenergysupportteam.org

You can learn more about Gloria's work at http://greatkreations.com and http://etopiaisland.org

Join us in Second Life!

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting

Friday, March 23rd, 8:30 AM PT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 

http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

AGENDA (all times below PT)

  • 8:30 am Introductions & Updates
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central 
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion - BEST: Brain Energy Support Team
  • 9:45 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions.

http://nonprofitcommons.org

March 16 - Join NPC at 8AM for Labor Tech panel at Virtual Ability - then VWBPE at 3PM

Join us this Friday, March 16th for Nonprofit Commons community Field Trips, starting off at 8 AM PT/SLT at Virtual Ability, Inc. and then on to NPC's 

Understanding the General Data Protection Regulations for March 9th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Please join us this Friday, March 9th for a discussion on the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which are EU laws going into effect in May, designed to make sure people have control over their personal information and what it is being used for. The laws cover how people are informed of how the data is used, how they consent to its use (or limit use), the right to “be forgotten”, to export their data, and to seek damages if they suffer from misuse or breach of their data. 
 
Join us in Second Life!
 
Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting
Friday, March 9th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 
http://bit.ly/NPCinSL
 
AGENDA (all times below PT)
  • 8:30 am Introductions & Updates
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion - GDPR
  • 9:45 am Community Open Mic & Announcements
 
The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions.
http://nonprofitcommons.org

 

Many thanks to Brownrice Internet for hosting the NPSL site.

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