Virtual gallery walk, an innovative outlet for sharing student research work in K-12 classrooms

@article{Schendel2008VirtualGW,
  title={Virtual gallery walk, an innovative outlet for sharing student research work in K-12 classrooms},
  author={Jef van Schendel and Chang Liu and David M. Chelberg and Teresa Franklin},
  journal={2008 38th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference},
  year={2008},
  pages={F1A-1-F1A-6}
}
This paper discusses a case study which aims to make research projects more engaging for middle school students by incorporating a variation to the traditional gallery walk workflow. The process begins by having the students conduct individual research on one of a finite list of topics and produce a poster that details what they have learned. We collect the research posters and transfer the media into the shared virtual world of second life, where a developer organizes the posters into a… CONTINUE READING