Tags virual reality (VR)

How an Austin school district is preparing for VR, IoT and everything in-between

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

Kevin Schwartz of Austin Independent School District says educators are building success on keeping an open mind when it comes to new technologies.

Microsoft announces grant program for 'mixed reality' headset technology

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

The Limitless Libraries Fund, which was announced at ISTE 2018, will be open to public, middle and high school libraries.

VR may offer benefits for children, but most parents don't want to bother with it

by Patience Wait • 2 years ago

Common Sense Media found that benefits of virtual reality in education include increased empathy, while risks include side effects on health.

Discovery Education's Bill Goodwyn on giving educators 'not just what they want, but what they need'

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

During the CoSN annual conference, Goodwyn talked with EdScoop about how new ownership will change the company and help it grow.

Behind the goggles: Students can use VR to explore career pathways

by Andrew Potter and Jan Sikorsky • 3 years ago

Commentary: How virtual reality in experiential learning is helping Generation Z solidify their future career plans.

Looking to boost AR and VR technology, University of Washington establishes center in Seattle

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

The UW Reality Lab will focus on "core research advances" in augmented and virtual reality.

Managing the security risks of virtual reality in K-12 schools

by Bob Hand • 3 years ago

Commentary: As VR technology evolves, so will the cyberthreats it poses. Establish smart security policies and standards early.

What’s ahead on the edtech landscape in 2018

by Richard W. Walker • 3 years ago

Predictions: Digital transformation is on the horizon, along with equity and cultural issues, educators and experts tell EdScoop.

To avoid a VR hype cycle, learn from edtech

by Jacqui Hayes • 3 years ago

Commentary: Vendors and product designers could learn a lot from the much-hyped educational technology that came before them.