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I Built my First Virtual Reality Lab in my Classroom.

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This year, I started using immersive virtual reality in my classroom.  I recently built a space for the students to actively participate in this amazing experience.  The students have given me very positive feedback – they LOVE it!  I call it the Virtual Reality Lab, but some of them call it “The Alien Space Ship”.   They love the virtual reality experiences and they are engaged in learning!  I am currently using HTC Vive.  I built an 8″ by 8″ frame with PVC pipe.  I attached curtains (silver reflective roll insulation) to the frame.  The “door” and windows are clear plastic.  I attached the sensors to adjacent corners.  I added a line of LED Lights to the top.   In the last sentence of my dissertation, I wrote that “Virtual reality would take teachers back to school”,  it has taught me quite a bit!  It’s amazing to see students experience virtual reality for the first time.  It’s great to see students so actively engaged in learning!