PD on the Go: Virtual Reality in Education

Instructional Strategies: 
Visualizing

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Immersive virtual reality (VR) is transforming the way educational content is delivered. Not only does VR present the content in an engaging, interactive way, it also provides layers of support for students struggling to visualize a particular concept, place, or point in time. Using VR to build background knowledge has the potential to deepen understanding for all students, but especially students with disabilities and struggling readers. 

What do you think?

  • Do you use VR in your classroom? Successes? Challenges?
  • How can VR support students with disabilities to better understand and engage with material?
  • How can you pair VR and UDL principles in your classroom?

Take this from theory to practice

Educational VR platforms offer students an exciting medium to explore and learn. It can enhance the learning experience for a wide-range of topics that requires the ability to use background information and form visualizations to comprehend the content; from science to ELA

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