Hi Reddit, I'm Rikky Burkett, co-founder of the School of Atlantis. It is an online, virtual school that is in actuality, a game. Ask me anything!
We're currently in the midst of raising awareness for the School of Atlantis. School of Atlantis (SOA) is a Massively Multistudent Online Role-Playing School (MMORPS).
School of Atlantis combines Education, Interactive Gaming and Social Networking to create the Institutionalised Educational Gaming Industry. This industry is the next step in the evolution of education and will have positive outcomes for students disenchanted with traditional educational mediums.
We currently face an era of change through technological, sociological, political and economical shifts. Traditional educational systems are failing and not producing effective outcomes for these changing climates. Brick and mortar schools are becoming full and funding is being cut. Parents look to alternatives when educating their children such as home schooling, distance education, online education, private schools, tutorial centres, etc. Problems continue to arise with traditional schools such as retention rates, complacency, bullying, remote access, violence etc. The education industry needs a revolution and it needs one now. http://www.schoolofatlantis.com http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/school-of-atlantis/x/5967608
UPDATE: I am still taking all questions and feedback! Please hit me up with any concerns or comments and I will get back to you as soon as possible :) Thanks.