Virtual & Augmented Reality
Classroom Technology How 3 Districts Are Integrating Tech Into Math Instruction and What They've Learned
Finding the right digital math tool for a district’s instructional philosophy, culture, and capacity is a challenge, educators say.
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In an era characterized by leaps in technology, the concept of virtual worlds has emerged, holding the potential to reshape the way we interact, learn, and connect.
Future of Work What 3 After-School Programs Are Doing to Prepare Kids for the Future of Work
After-school programs offer flexibility and time for hands-on learning to explore careers.
Classroom Technology How This Teacher Tapped Virtual Reality to Pump Up Student Engagement
A Milwaukee-area teacher used VR to teach about the water cycle, and saw a huge spike in student engagement.
Privacy & Security VR Devices Collect 'Intimate' Data, Lack Privacy Protections. Should Schools Invest?
A nonprofit examined the most popular VR devices on the market and found privacy problems with all of them.
Classroom Technology Opinion Virtual Reality Looks Cool, But Can It Actually Help Schools Teach Math?
A VR company founded in 2019 to offer a learning solution for math now serves over 20,000 students.
Classroom Technology Virtual Reality in Schools: Game Changer or Big Headache?
Educators see possibilities of VR helping students experience multidimensional worlds. But the tech has its drawbacks.
Classroom Technology Using Virtual Reality in Schools Is Easier Than You Think. Here Are Some Examples
Many teachers say virtual reality is pricey and complicated. But those are misconceptions.
Special Education Students With Autism Get Virtual Reality Lessons in How to Interact With Police
A new program uses VR simulations to help students with autism spectrum disorder practice what to do when they encounter law enforcement. But some say it’s the police who need the training.
Education Opinion Straight Up Conversation: Microsoft Chief Talks Augmented Reality in Schools
Dan Ayoub, who helms Microsoft's education team after a decade leading the famed Halo gaming franchise, discusses the possibilities and pitfalls of bringing augmented and virtual reality to the classroom.
Teaching Educators Share Hopes, Concerns About Virtual Reality at ISTE
Ed-tech companies are pushing VR for learning, but educators say content is limited and research is scarce detailing how the technology will impact children.
Classroom Technology 5 Ways Teachers Can Use Virtual and Augmented Reality in the Classroom
Immersive reality is slowly creeping into the classroom. How can teachers make the technology work for student learning?