Immersive virtual reality for students

3 ways VR helps science education

Over the past few years, education—from the elementary to the post-secondary level—has started to put much greater emphasis on the STEM fields, that is, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The reason for this is the growing recognition of the importance of STEM in modern digital society, and the predicted increase in demand for STEM workers in the future. Given the need for both more and better STEM education across the board, it is arguably here where virtual reality technologies can have the greatest benefits in education. On this blog last September, Kate Abrosimova identified five ways virtual reality will change education. Here we explore three examples of how virtual reality are being used to improve STEM education in particular. ….[READ]

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