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Thursday, October 5 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
What students and teachers say about having VR in their classrooms

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What is the role that VR could potentially play in a classroom?  How can it impact learning, and what really happens when you put this technology into the hands of educators and students?  For the past 3 years, foundry10 has been putting VR setups in schools to see how the technology functions in applied settings.  After a few pilot runs, we now have a cadre of experience teachers who are trying new things with VR in their classrooms.  At this presentation, we will be unveiling what we have learned from over 1,500 students in the US and Canada about their experience with VR, what they want in terms of content for learning, and where the industry could go to better connect with education.

Speakers
avatar for Lisa Castaneda

Lisa Castaneda

Foundry10 is led by an experienced educator named Lisa Castaneda. Lisa has a Master’s Degree in Education, a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology, and over 10 years of experience teaching in K-8 schools, as well as experience working in several other fields. Lisa created foundry10... Read More →
avatar for Anna Cechony

Anna Cechony

Anna received her bachelor’s degree in Cognitive Neuroscience from Scripps College where she learned that all scientific pursuits require creative thinking. She has become deeply interested in avenues where art, science and tech overlap in education, one of those areas being virtual... Read More →
avatar for Marc Pacampara

Marc Pacampara

Marc comes from a background of volunteering and community involvement. For over a decade he has been a part of numerous after school and summer programs for student development in the arts. He previously worked in the Software industry for over 5 years and brings a unique perspective... Read More →


Thursday October 5, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
First&Bell 2218 First Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121