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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Metaverse Classroom Augmented Reality Experiences for Teachers and Students

A few weeks ago I had the chance to connect with the team at Metaverse. They’ve created an augmented reality platform. Metaverse makes it easy for teachers and students to create amazing augmented reality experiences without having to code. Watching a live demo of Metaverse in action, I was definitely surprised by just how easy it […]

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Inspiring Readers and Writers with Virtual Reality: Point of View Activity

Last week I spent time in North Carolina working with teachers who were preparing for an upcoming reading and writing unit. One of the main areas of focus for this particular ELA unit was point of view. From how characters in literature perceive a situation to the way writers express their own point of view, we discussed a handful of strategies for helping students tackle this area of focus for the upcoming unit. As our discussion moved to thinking about how digital tools could elevate and energize…

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Augmented Reality Learning with Lifeliqe HoloLens at ISTE

One of the highlights from my trip to ISTE in San Antonio this year was meeting the team at Lifeliqe! I had the chance to try out the Lifeliqe HoloLens and curriculum to see their new tool in action. During my demo I was able to move through a set of lessons that included a 3D model of a shark…

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15 Fantastic Virtual Reality in Education Resources

This week I had the chance to lead a virtual reality lesson with a group of second graders. It was absolutely amazing to see the students spinning around and looking side-to-side as they explored the top of a mountain and the bottom of the ocean. On this 360 Thursday I wanted to share some of […]

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Cloud QR Image, Video and Audio QR Code Creator

If you’re a regular follower of ClassTechTips.com you know how much I love QR codes. Cloud QR is an app that makes it simple to create QR codes from images, sounds and video. With Cloud QR, users can create QR codes that link to a website as well as other types of media. Instead of following […]

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London Virtual Reality: 360 Video Tour for Students

My goal of sharing and capturing 360 video continues with today’s posts! There are a fantastic series of videos from The Telegraph, perfect for taking students on a virtual reality tour of London. With these resources students can explore a range of places and hear stories from different spots in the United Kingdom. YouTube hosts […]

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360 Video Spotlight: Mount Everest Virtual Reality from LIFE VR

It’s warming up here in the northeast. But I felt a chill as I watched these fantastic 360 videos from LIFE VR. With this collection of four video clips you can introduce students to a Mount Everest virtual reality experience. Students will follow the journey of climbers from preparation at home to making it up […]

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