San Francisco, Calif.—July 23, 2008—Dizzywood, a virtual world and online game for children ages 8-12, today announced that it has been selected by the YMCA to enhance the youth program’s technology curriculum.
The YMCA is using Dizzywood's virtual environment to reinforce its
program emphasis on activities that promote values such as caring,
honesty, respect and responsibility. Children also learn about
important issues relating to virtual worlds, such as digital
citizenship and online safety, as well as complete storytelling and
team-building exercises that emphasize creativity, writing and reading
skills, and working together to achieve goals.