Techland grid
The virtual world for math and science
The main projecst developed with middle school students in Techland virtual worlds
How to "survive" in a virtual world (in italian language)

Conferences and workshops


Since 2012 Michelina Occhioni took part to many national and international workshops and congress to speak about Techland's activities and methodologies.


Journal Of Virtual Studies: Techland, evolution of a virtual world


Techland is taking part of "Science on Stage 2019" as part of the italian delegation projects (Cascais, Portugal, 31 October - 3 November 2019)


Poster Science on Stage 2019



MIchelina Occhioni
Michelina Occhioni
Owner of and Techlandgrid virtual world
Michelina Occhioni (1965) lives in Bologna
She studied in a technical high school (industrial chemistry) and then she graduate in Biology.
For 13 years she worked in a chemical plant laboratory, as analysis method specialist.
Her fields of interest were gascromatography, water and oil analysis, IR and XRF spectrometry.
She has been teaching math and science in middle schools (K6 – K8 grade) since 2001. She has a PhD in Geoscience Education (International School of Advanced Studies of Unversity of Camerino – ITALY.
Since 2011 she owns and manages a server to run Techland, a virtual world for educational purposes based on Opensimulator, and the website

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Akim Alonzo, Raffaele Macis (aka LIcu Rau), Marcus73 Core, Gin, Luisa, MCR

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