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Sunday, December 8 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
All Aboard the Virtual Reality LOCO-Motive!

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Virtual and augmented reality are current trends within the educational technology community. Just like most educational technology, there is debate about the effectiveness of its integration into K-12 classrooms. We set out to determine if virtual reality has an affect on student engagement and learning in a third grade classroom. Using a departmentalized grade level, we enriched science lessons to one class using virtual reality and used normal videos with another. We will also be providing a hands-on experience with the devices we used for this research. Do not be a-freight to find out the results of our action research at this session and to get a hands-on experience with ClassVR!

Speakers
avatar for Michale Siverio

Michale Siverio

Technology Specialist, Norfolk
I am a 10-year veteran in PreK-5 education. I am married to a 2nd grade teacher and we have one son name Myles. We have two dogs Willow and Fenway who are more of a handful than the human child. I currently support Norfolk Public Schools as an ITRT for James Monroe and Sherwood Elementary... Read More →
avatar for Matthew Roadruck

Matthew Roadruck

District ITRT, Norfolk Public Schools



Sunday December 8, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm EST
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