@TechCrunch: In English-Crazy China, 8D World Teaches Kids To Speak In Virtual Worlds; Lands A Deal With CCTV #in

One of the great things about Web 2.0 is it’s ability to be a “game changer” in education. Finding new, interactive and exciting ways to stimulate and motivate students to learn. While many of us rail against China’s closed society and human rights violations, the Asian (and some say only remaining) superpower knows how to embrace new and emerging technologies. An example 8D World, which uses virtual reality and Second Lifeish technology to help public school students in China learn English. http://tcrn.ch/bq25sB

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