Discover, explore, and engage with emerging technologies in the classroom with your peers and product experts. Products range from augmented reality to virtual reality to ChatGPT.
Presented by Steve Harnett, Professional Services Director, Digital Teaching & Learning – McGraw Hill | School
In the fast-paced digital age, harnessing the full potential of innovative technologies is essential to revolutionize the learning experience in classrooms. This session will immerse participants in the fascinating world of VR, AR, and Generative AI, demonstrating their transformative role in shaping the future of teaching and learning.
Participants will delve into practical examples, witnessing firsthand how these groundbreaking technologies engage students, foster creativity, and cultivate a deeper understanding of complex subjects. Together, we will unravel the boundless opportunities presented by these emerging tools, equipping educators to embrace the digital era and create an innovative learning environment that prepares students for the challenges of tomorrow.
1. Virtual Reality (VR) in Education: Experience the wonders of VR and its potential to transport students beyond the classroom walls. Discover how VR simulations, virtual field trips, and immersive storytelling elevate learning, enabling students to explore historical events, natural phenomena, and far-off places like never before.
2. Augmented Reality (AR) Applications: Explore the fascinating fusion of real and digital worlds through AR. Learn how AR enhances textbook materials, creates interactive learning experiences, and allows students to manipulate virtual objects, revolutionizing subjects such as biology, architecture, and astronomy.
3. Generative AI for Personalized Learning: Uncover the role of Generative AI in adapting educational content to cater to individual learning styles. Explore how AI-generated content, smart tutoring systems, and automated feedback promote personalized and self-paced learning journeys.
4. Fostering Creativity and Collaboration: Understand how these technologies inspire creativity, collaborative problem-solving, and team-based learning, fostering the critical 21st-century skills students need to excel in a rapidly evolving world.
5. Overcoming Challenges and Embracing Change: Address potential challenges in adopting these technologies and explore strategies to overcome resistance, empower educators, and inspire a forward-looking educational mindset.