Review: Oculus Rift SI’ve always been a massive fan of virtual reality – especially virtual reality gaming. I’ve loved every limited experience I’ve had gaming in VR. But the problem is that they’ve always just been that. Limited experiences. Simply put, I could never justify the high prices that the HTC Vive, the Valve Index, or even that …9
A Vision for the Future of Virtual Reality in EducationSpread the loveVirtual Reality (VR) is slowly taking over our entertainment industry. But what are the implications for other areas of our lives, such as business, health, and even…education? While the educational realm generally takes longer than anyone else to embrace new technology, VR brings many implications for the schools of tomorrow. Here are some ways in which VR might change the face of education in the future. Experiencing “Real” Life Students can get some idea of what life was like in ancient Rome through descriptive passages in a textbook, but this just doesn’t seem real to them. You could […]6
HP Teamed Up With Valve to Make Its Second-Gen VR Headset Even BetterLast year, HP released one of the world’s highest resolution VR headsets in the HP Reverb, but sadly, it was only really intended for use by enterprise customers. But for the new Reverb G2, HP partnered with Valve to create an upgraded HMD meant for both business and home users alike.
Strategies for Seamlessly Integrating Technology into Your Classroom - The EdvocateSpread the loveWords like “technology,” “digital devices,” and “modern media” sound flashy and attractive. Of course teachers want to have those buzzwords in the classroom! But when it comes from moving to virtual reality to concrete curriculum, what does introducing technology in the classroom actually look like? What do all those buzzwords really mean? Technology-focused education is based on a constructivist approach to learning. As described earlier, the teacher in a technologically advanced classroom is seen as a facilitator rather than a pure instructor. A teacher’s function is to help students use the technological resources appropriately to find the information […]2