Virtual Reality (VR) in the classroom offers the chance for teachers to explore and enhance their lessons in multiple educational subjects. It can offer Skills training, Immersive experiences, Empathy training, motivation, problems solving and critical thinking all in a first person perspective.
Using AR ( Augmented Reality) in the Classroom is a amazing way to bring your lessons to life. These are some of the best options out there!
The Oculus Rifts and Quests baby brother holds it head way above what came before it, and showcases VR in a more affordable all in one package. Does this make is more accessible to schools and classrooms?
Virtual Reality ( VR) is great for schools. It needs great planning and implementation but The chance for students to go into VR and visit a museum, or walk on a virtual planet, or even better come face to face with a VR dinosaur. Those are learning experiences that are beyond compare. Here are some of the best ones.
Although a very safe activity if done properly it is worth being aware of some issues to make sure your class is both safe and happy when using this. In this post you will find the tips and procedures i use to make sure this happens.
I have also included some things to be aware of when you have to justify using VR in the classroom.
The answer to this is impossible to give generically, though its not gonna stop me trying, it will depend on budget, purpose, space and much more
Students are unlikely to remember the test they were set 10 years ago, but they are definitely going to remember the time they turned round in a chair in a classroom and came face to face with a dinosaur.
That was nearly four years ago. I still use it for exactly those reasons.