Virtual Reality Technology

Augmented Reality 3D Rug: An Affordable, Engaging Classroom Addition

Did you catch me sitting on a classroom rug, snapping pictures and pretending to pet a grizzly bear? Well, it happened, and I’m pretty excited to share why I had no problem tossing my conference bag to the side and finding a spot on a colorful, classroom rug in a busy conference hall just a […]

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Metaverse Augmented Reality Collections for Educators

What does augmented reality look like in your classroom? Students can interact with course content in more ways than I ever imagined as a classroom teacher. When I first saw augmented reality in action, I couldn’t have imagined just how quickly educators and students could take on the task of creators. Students and teachers can […]

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Virtual Reality Classroom Discussion Prompts – Easy EdTech Podcast 001

In this episode I share strategies for introducing virtual reality into your classroom. You’ll hear a few favorite spots to find 360 images and videos, and discussion prompts to spark conversations around VR experiences! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: iTunes/Podcast App Google Play Stitcher Spotify So let’s make this EdTech easy… Identify […]

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How To Curate Curriculum Resources with Adobe Spark

Were you following along with my travels on Instagram stories? You might have seen snaps of my trip to Buffalo earlier this month. I was born and raised in New York and have traveled to lots of parts of the state. But this was my first trip to Buffalo — and it was lots of […]

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Augmented Reality Creation Tool for a Web 3.0 Future

When it comes to augmented reality in the classroom we often think of students as consumers. In these type of augmented reality experiences, students might spin around a globe. Or they might see a diagram pop off of their screen. These learning experiences can certainly be compelling. But one of the things I’m most excited […]

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Tell a Wintertime Story Using Augmented Reality

Storytelling can take many forms and give students a chance to express themselves creatively. If you’re looking for ways to incorporate narrative storytelling into your classroom this winter, 3DBear is an excellent choice. Students can tell a Christmas story using augmented reality on this powerful EdTech platform. Augmented Reality Storytelling What does creative storytelling look […]

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Shapes 3D Augmented Reality Geometry Drawing App

I’m always excited to meet folks who are passionate about educational technology. At ISTE this past June, I met Milena Piasecka a Product Manager for the company Shapes at the end of one of my sessions. Her passion for the power of digital tools in the classroom was clear from the start and I was excited to learn […]

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Tips for Virtual Reality in Pre-K

Virtual reality in Pre-K isn’t about using headsets with early learners. Instead, we are focused on sharing exciting, informative content connected to instructional goals. This content could include 360 images and 360 videos. Displaying this media can take place on individual student screens (like tablets) or whole class screens (like interactive display boards). You might […]

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Virtual Reality Discussion Prompts for Students

It’s been so exciting to watch as students and teachers across the country embrace virtual reality. As a consultant and professional development provider, I spend lots of time in classrooms in different parts of the country. One of my favorite parts of this role is leading demo lessons for teachers and working side-by-side with students. […]

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Virtual Reality Without a Headset? Real Classroom Strategies for VR

Can virtual reality happen without a headset? I was invited to speak at the 3rd European iPads in the Classroom in Amsterdam last month about creation and collaboration on digital devices. Although my keynote topic was set months in advance, a few weeks before the event the organizer shared an opportunity to be part of […]

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