The impossible, dangerous, counterproductive, or experience are perfect experiences for virtual reality. Teacher Steven Sato shares with us the kinds of virtual reality experiences that have people talking. Steven also teaches a VR class at his school in Los Angeles. He shares how his VR experiences help children develop empathy and have meaningful conversations that aren't possible in normal daily instruction.
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Links from the Show
- The Last Goodbye – Holocaust Museum VR Experience
- Beat Saber Dance Game
- Learning Transported by Jaime
- HTC Vive
- Becoming Homeless – VR Experience
- Virtual Reality Protocols Show with Jaime
- Oculus Go
Steven Sato is currently the Technology Director for Rolling Hills Country Day School in Los Angeles. He has been an educator for 19 years and as a life-long
He is a Google Certified Innovator, the Co-Organizer of the LA Immersive Edtech Meetup Group and the Co-Host of the Virtual Reality Podcast.
He focuses on the integration and research of immersive technologies such as Virtual and Augmented Reality in K12 Education and believes these technologies will revolutionize how we meet the goal of transferring knowledge to pupils. He also believes Immersive tech will help address equity in our school systems.
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