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    Virtual Reality a Reality in K12 Classrooms

    The recently concluded ISTE 2015 has yet again given us a glimpse of some of the newest innovations and concepts in consumer tech. More importantly, however, this year’s event showed yet another small but important step in VR, with Samsung and Google’s promotion of their VR concepts. We’ve known both companies’ approaches to VR as early as the third quarter of last year, but it is only now that both their devices are heading into the VR spotlight, particularly in the upcoming field of VR education. Immersion is one of the key words that define VR. In education, the immersion usually takes the form of hands-on exercises, which helps a…

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    Best Chromebook Extensions for K12

    We all know the universality of the Chrome browser for educational purposes. Especially for its extensions, the number of which may well extend (no pun intended) the functionality of Chrome browser to almost infinity. However, there is one problem. We just don’t have the time to sift through all of it and see which would be the most optimal for the growing youthful classroom. Well, these may not be the best of the best, but you can look at some of these extensions as basic templates on what certain type of Chrome extension you will need in a classroom. Kami If you ever need a quick way to access files,…

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    Famous Teachers and What We Can Learn from Them in 2015

    Teachers are one of the greatest influences any person can have. They hold in their hands the ability to share with you the very lessons that may make you who you want to be. Many of the lessons we learned at school were so tedious we swore the skills they taught would never come in handy. In hindsight, a lot of these lessons have helped us a lot more than we ever thought they could have. Often, it is helpful to look back on those lessons. Here are a few that have helped us along the way. Aristotle Aristotle was the teacher of Alexander the Great and was one of…