Toni is a dedicated middle school digital technologies teacher and inclusive education coordinator. She is passionate about embedding digital and emerging technologies into classroom pedagogy purposefully and meaningfully, and currently undertaking research considering the effects immersive VR can have on deeper engagement and creativity in a middle school classroom. She is intensely committed to inclusive education and championing diverse learners in the classroom. She loves bringing these two passions together to explore how emerging technologies can support diverse learners with their learning.
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.
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