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Extending Reality Into ELA: Experiential Learning With AR/VR

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Sunday, June 23, 11:30 am–1:30 pm
Location: Posters: Level 4, Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 38

Suzana Somers   Maura Richards  
Explore specific examples of using augmented and virtual reality across ELA units that go beyond the classroom.

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Audience: Coaches, Teachers
Skill level: Intermediate
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS
Participant accounts, software and other materials: CoSpaces
Google Expeditions

(Headsets & some devices will be provided - along with sterilizing wipes)

Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Augmented, mixed and virtual realities
Grade level: 6-12
Subject area: Language arts, STEM/STEAM
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Innovative Designer
  • Students select and use digital tools to plan and manage a design process that considers design constraints and calculated risks.
  • Students know and use a deliberate design process for generating ideas, testing theories, creating innovative artifacts or solving authentic problems.
For Educators:
Designer
  • Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Purpose:
- Provide educators with understanding of how to use mixed reality to enhance the learning experience in ELA

Objectives
- Design learning environments and experiences that engage students with content in mixed reality

Supporting research

https://edtechtimes.com/2018/09/27/how-immersive-learning-technology-is-bringing-education-and-training-into-the-future/

Learning Transported: Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality for All Classrooms Paperback by Jaime Donally

http://www.mdpi.com/2078-2489/9/2/29/pdf

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/228724825_The_use_of_virtual_reality_in_education (requires account to view)

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Presenters

Suzana Somers, Easton Public Schools

Suzana Somers is an Instructional Technology and Curriculum Director, Google Certified Innovator, Founder of Connecthub.io and purposeful technology integration advocate. In 2019, Suzana founded connecthub.io - the first platform to facilitate instructional coaching.

Maura Richards, Easton Middle School

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