Jessica Simons | Assistant Head of Mathematics
Trinity College, Gawler

Jessica Simons, Assistant Head of Mathematics, Trinity College, Gawler

Through her Masters of Education in Digital Technologies, Jessica has a keen interest in exploring innovative ways that technologies can be integrated to enhance Mathematics teaching.  Jessica is a team member of the VR Schools Study where she developed a virtual reality curriculum unit to teach Mathematical concepts, whilst immersing students in an interactive, engaging, and creative learning experience.



Day 1 @ 13:20

Integrating virtual reality into classrooms: a multi-school study with curriculum, pedagogical and learning insights.

This presentation reports on findings from a multi-site study on the integration of accessible virtual reality (VR) in middle and secondary schools in South Australia. The presentation will cover the research methodology and pedagogical frameworks for using VR in classrooms, curriculum design and the practical integration of the technology in different classrooms and subject areas (science, mathematics, and technology) and impact on learning outcomes. The presentation will showcase students as virtual world content creators and the potential for using this spatialised media as a unique space for students to demonstrate content mastery, communication skills and creativity.

last published: 01/Jun/23 05:25 GMT

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