There is no denying that Virtual Reality is making immense, progressive changes in many fields today. In the last decade, virtual reality has rose to prominence in the #gaming and #entertainment industries. Mostly popular to kids, the VR headsets are always one of the biggest #trends each year. If kids are heavily engaged in this kind of #technology when it comes to fun, then it is absolutely a must-look for parents and educators alike, to utilize this platform for #learning.
What is Virtual Reality?
Sometimes referred to as 'immersive multimedia,' as well as 'virtual environment (VE)' or 'computer-simulated life', Virtual Reality (VR) enables you to think that you are at a different place or even in a different world. #VR can help create or recreate an environment based on actual reality or from the creator's #imagination.
Virtual Reality in the Classroom
#VirtualReality in many ways, is transforming #education. Its immersive nature brings #educational content to its full power, making it an exemplary #tool for students to stimulate their inquisitiveness and develop an even greater zeal for learning.
RETENTION Research suggests that #visualization and a VR environment strengthen the connection between a student and a concept, heightening retention.
ENGAGEMENT It is about participating in the learning process, having actual/virtual experiences, and enjoying the process, which heightens #engagement.
DISTRACTION-FREE When students are inside a virtual environment, they are far less prone to distractions such as other students, phones, and so on. d enjoying the process, which heightens engagement.