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VR Storytelling Puts Students in the Shoes of Black Americans


Topics: Virtual reality

When teaching kids about empathy, it’s easy to fall back on dusty idioms — like that gem about walking a mile in someone else’s shoes.

Derek Ham has a better idea.

Through funding from Epic…


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Telling Immigrant Stories in Virtual Reality


Topics: Virtual reality

Before migrating to America, Ewurabena Bondzie remembers climbing coconut trees in Ghana, striking cacao pods with small rocks, and throwing stones at mango trees to knock down fruit.

Years later and…


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Experience Virtual Reality at ISTE20 Live


Topics: ISTE Conference & Expo, Virtual reality

Remember the feeling of sitting next to a fellow edtech enthusiast at the ISTE Conference & Expo and starting up a spontaneous conversation while the room…


A group of students work together at laptops programming chatbots

Kids Teaching Kids — With Chatbots


Topics: Artificial intelligence, Virtual reality

The client: A second grade classroom learning about nutrition.

The developers: Eighth grade computer science students exploring how artificial intelligence works.

The product: A chatbot capable of dispensing information about local produce.

Today’s students will live and…