Category : ThingLink Certified Educators

Join Us for a VR Bootcamp in your Backyard!

We are excited about bringing VR in the Classroom Bootcamps to several locations across the US this fall. We’re looking for opportunities to connect with coaches, leaders, and innovative educators throughout our travels. We invite you to come out and work with us when a VR in the Classroom Bootcamp is scheduled in your backyard, OR contact us to host a Bootcamp of your own.

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ThingLink VR Bootcamp is Coming to Hawaii!

We are pleased to offer another ThingLink VR Bootcamp at Mid-Pacific Institute in Hawaii! This event is open to all educators in the area and it will take place on December 1st, from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Many thanks to Brian Grantham at Mid-Pacific Institute for reaching out to offer the use of a training space. We look forward to being able to work with Brian and innovative educators in Hawaii.

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ThingLink Bootcamp is Coming to New Hampshire!

We are pleased to offer our second ThingLink VR Bootcamp in North Sutton, New Hampshire! This event is open to all educators in the area and it will take place on Friday, November 4th, from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Many thanks to Laurie Prewandowski at Kearsarge Middle School for reaching out to offer the use of a training space. We look forward to being able to work with Laurie and innovative educators in the area.

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ThingLink VR Bootcamp is Coming to Chino Valley!

We are pleased to offer our first ThingLink VR Bootcamp in Chino Valley, California! This event is open to all educators in the area and it will take place on Wednesday, October 26th, from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm.

Many thanks to the forward thinking team of John Burns and Carl Hampton at Chino Valley High School for reaching out to offer the use of a training space in the district’s Adult School facility. We look forward to being able to work with innovative educators in the area.

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Look Around! A Learning Framework for VR

This post was originally published by Mona Voelkel on Literacy Studio. We are pleased to introduce our audience to Mona's work and excited to welcome Mona to our team of ThingLink Certified Educators.

 

I was very excited and honored that my VR lesson was included in a “Getting Smart” article, “3 Ideas for Using Virtual Reality with Place Based Ed”  by Emily Liebtag.

This article touched on the use of VR before and after trips to actual destinations but the same thinking can be applied to a completely virtual learning cycle.  Trips to grand locations are not always possible in reality but much can be learned by “visiting” these places virtually.

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