Pains and Gains – A VR Story in the Classroom

VR in the classroom is a hot topic these days, fresh on the lips of enthusiastic instructors and neophyte teachers alike. However, this new-ish device is fraught with a painful and potentially expensive learning curve, and an industry pointing teachers in one direction. Is that direction, a teacher-centric, teacher-lead model of ….

What to Expect from VR in the Classroom

What should teachers expect from Virtual Reality in the classroom? How can teachers use VR most effectively to ignite young minds? As Jaime Donally has rightfully pointed out in her book, Learning Transported, many educators are won over by the wow factor of immersive technologies, but they fail to make ….

The Future of Education and VR

Most educators and researchers concur that it is imperative to move away from the current model of education that is largely based on passive instruction and excessive assessments. We discuss how VR can shape the future of education by offering immersive and interactive experiences, dynamic learning solutions, and data-driven, sophisticated metrics of evaluation..

A VR-based Approach to ADHD

Children with ADHD face a lot of challenges which can affect their quality of life and impede academic progress. In this article, we discuss how Virtual Reality can serve both as a diagnostic tool and an effective therapeutic strategy in the rehabilitation of children with ADHD. .

Virtual Reality: An Extension of the Self ?

One of the most significant challenges facing us in an increasingly technologized world is how to conceptualize the self. The self, a protean entity, is often perceived as a bundle of contradictions, seemingly constant and yet so fragile, familiar and yet elusive. However, as we push ourselves to the frontiers ….

A World of Difference: Augmented Reality in Education

Augmented reality, AR, combines the best of both worlds, the wonders of the natural world and the exciting discoveries enabled by educational technologies like AR. For young learners in particular, AR appeals to their insatiable curiosity about the world around them, allowing young learners to embark on a path of learning mediated through the best of what the digital age has to offer..

Why is Gyroscope Important for Virtual Reality?

A gyroscope is defined as a device which uses the earth’s gravity to help determine orientation. It is termed as gyro-sensors when it comes to smartphones.They measure the rate of rotation around the device’s x, y and z axes. .

Breaking the Mold – How VR Can Help Teachers

Being a teacher is one of the most rewarding as well as one of the hardest jobs in the world. However, there is help at hand, through the use of VR in education. While parsing the challenges of the pedagogical condition, we break down the benefits of adopting VR technology in the classroom as a mitigative measure and advance the cause of truly enriching education..