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Tips for using VR in the classroom

VR kit sample

Using Virtual Reality in the classroom provides a wonderful opportunity to explore concepts in new and exciting ways. In the post, Helen Kardiasmenos, CSER Project Officer,  offers some tips to keep students safe and well when using VR equipment.

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Celebrating Space Week with New AI, AR & VR Lending Library Kits!

Emerging technologies have made it possible for us to visit places, have experiences and see things up close and personal that we might have not ever have had the chance to encounter before. As the world launches into Space Week (4th-10th of October), we are thrilled to announce the launch of our new Lending Library Kits for Artificial Intelligence (AI), Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). 

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Try these Augmented Reality Activities for Space Week

In this post we share some Augmented Reality (AR) learning activities that you can implement in your classroom for Space Week! 

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Using Virtual Reality in the Classroom

Google Expeditions samples

The future is bright and experiential for students today. Never before has learning been more engaging, empowering and exploratory for students. With Virtual Reality we can extend students learning to experience and empathize with places, people, and nature first-hand and up close. Helen Kardiasmenos, NSW CSER Project Officer, explores some of the VR options available that you may find suitable for your classroom.

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What does AR, VR and AI look like in the real world?

AI Robot on Moon with VR goggle and handsets

There is so much interest and excitement in the potential for Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Artificial Intelligence (AI), but what does it look like in the real world context? How are these emerging technologies already being used in today's world?

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Exploring forces on a rollercoaster using VR

Rollercoaster

CSER Project Officer Helen Kardiasmenos, is also a practicing teacher in NSW, here she shares some of her experiences for using VR in the Classroom by exploring forces on a rollercoaster.

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Indigenous Storytelling with the Stars

night sky

Indigenous Australians have always used the sky as a platform for storytelling. This connection to the stars can now take on a new dimension.

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Join our course on Teaching AI in K-12 classrooms

Is it possible to teach Artificial Intelligence (AI) in primary and secondary classrooms? We think so and have launched two new courses for K-12 teachers!

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Your Stories - Casa Mia Montessori School, Bassendean, WA

Casa Mia studients using Beebots

In Term 1, 2019 Casa Mia Primary School students in Bassendean had the opportunity for some incursions with Robin McKean, a Project Officer from the University of Adelaide’s Computer Science Education Research Group (CSER). She introduced the students to the concept of Algorithms, a sequence of specific instructions to be followed to perform a function or solve a problem, particularly by a computer.

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Your Stories - Vasse Primary School, WA

Vasse Primary School students coding Micro:Bits

Vasse Primary School has been lucky enough to receive fabulous resources from the CSER team. We obtained the micro:bit kit for our weekly girl coding club. Our students enjoyed the challenge of learning and implementing robotics.

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