Technology has always been a large part of the classroom, improving learning and allowing curriculum to be taught in unique ways. Virtual Reality (VR) has the power to completely transform the classroom in the coming years and could change the way we educate students. Instead of simply lecturing on the Solar System, for example, VR gives educators the opportunity to visually re-create content for students. The technology is great to boost creativity and exploration, making learning like a real life The Magic School Bus. This article highlights how Virtual Reality was introduced to a classroom in a suburb of Chicago, and the students’ experience with topics they read about in books coming to life.
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