• I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand – Confucius   Virtual Reality is the ultimate medium for delivering what is known as “experiential learning”. This education theory is based on the idea that we learn and remember activities by doing it for ourselves,
  • Traditionally, the learning and teaching environment has been constrained by physical space and time. This no longer rings true. With educator tools like Virtual Reality entering the classroom, education continues to undergo a pedagogical shift where the focus is turned towards bringing students to the center of learning. Newer resources
  • It is well-established that motivation plays a very important, and possibly the most important, part in the learning process. Educators know that if we are able to connect learners with ideas and concepts, and motivate them to discover more, that successful outcomes have a very high probability of being realized.
  • We are very familiar with the term, “content is king” and most of us associate that expression with Bill Gates’ 1996 article named as such. Even though this can be traced back to a photography book published in the early ‘70s, the relevance to us today very much rests with the message Mr.
  • The introduction of virtual reality technology in K-12 began in the early 1990’s with projects such as Science Space, Safety World, Global Change, Virtual Gorilla Exhibit, Atom World, and Cell Biology (Youngblut, 1998). Designers of these projects used various peripheral devices such as head-mounted display gear, data gloves, and body
  • Understanding how a student learns is perhaps one of the most important tasks a teacher will perform. Some students might learn by audio or visual means, and others by using pictures, speech, writing and spatial understanding. As students work their way though school, they may be memorizing information in each
  • The great bard of Bengal, Rabindranath Tagore, was of the view that education should be a ‘joyous exercise of our inventive and constructive energies’. As an educator, my interest in VR therefore lies in understanding its role and potential in spearheading changes in our educational ecosystems. Although, change, as Larry
  • The future is a realm of all sorts of unimaginable possibilities. But it isn’t too difficult to answer the question of where VR will be in the next five years. The sector that arguably stands to gain the most from rapid developments in VR technology is that of education. What
  • As illustrated by the intricate inlay and pietra dura work on the walls of the marble mausoleum, the Taj Mahal is the ultimate expression of the elegance of Mughal architecture and craftsmanship. Considering the hordes of tourists that it draws, it makes one wish to become a bird, so that