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Monday Morning Mentor: How Do I Start Using Virtual Reality as a Tool for Instruction?

Available September 25 – October 1, 2023 
Password:  instruction257
Link to presentation: https://mondaymorningmentors.com
Virtual Reality (VR) should be a teaching tool in every educator’s toolbox. However, often time, space, equipment, and funding needs get in the way of planning for and using this new technology in the classroom. 
This 20-Minute Mentor addresses the common barriers to entry for VR and provides an easy-to-follow checklist of items that need to be addressed before VR can be fully and effectively implemented. This program is a must to make the integration of VR as seamless as possible! 
Learning Goals 
After viewing this Magna 20-Minute Mentor, participants will be able to: 
  • Understand the essentials of using VR in a classroom, including equipment, space, funding, and infrastructure required 
  • Identify start-up needs for implementing VR in the classroom 
  • Create a plan for effectively implementing VR in the classroom
Topics Covered
  • VR equipment 
  • Lab space 
  • Infrastructure needs 
  • Cost