4 Ways Virtual Reality (VR) Will Develop in 2019

| February 12, 2019

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How much more exciting would class be if it featured a virtual reality tour as part of the lesson package? Sitting behind textbooks may become an outdated format, as people experiment with using VR in the classroom. A lot of teachers are warm to the idea of using VR tools to help teach their lessons, with the greatest interest stemming from the Science, History, and Engineering fields.

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