How to Create Successful Virtual Field Trips in Your Classroom

Taking a tour through the solar system or visiting the deepest parts of the ocean are things you’d think are impossible for field trips. Not anymore… The Magic School Bus along with Ms. Frizzle took her students to visit the planets of the solar system, inside the human body to learn about its chemical processes, […]

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Immersive Media in Higher Education

Immersive media like virtual reality, augmented reality, and 360 video technologies can help improve the learning experience and is accessible for both students and faculty.  Where are we now with immersive media? Believe it or not, immersive media has been used by people for quite a long time. A few readers may remember the View-Master, a device […]

An Iowa Elementary School Launches V.R. Science Curriculum

An elementary school in Iowa started using virtual reality in their science classes to make science more interactive.  Using the Oculus Rift, the Buffalo Elementary School students used the headsets and tested out the virtual reality curriculum from VictoryVR, which recently launched the first installment of a virtual reality science curriculum. The curriculum was made […]

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How to Prepare Schools for Interconnected Devices

If properly implemented, devices such as wearables, VR headsets, and heart-rate monitors offer real benefits to the students.  Whether they are tracking student progress, enabling experiential learning, or passing the time during recess, wearable technology holds a certain promise in K-12 schools. They are already making headway throughout the general public and, according to New Media […]