SERIOUSLY - I had heard about Google Cardboard about a year ago maybe? and thought that is pretty cool. Well, I FINALLY ordered one myself and am OBSESSED with it!!!! If you have NEVER heard of it or seen it, for $19.99 it's worth the buy! You simply download the Google Cardboard app, or any other of the tons of virtual reality apps compatible with is (here is a list and yet a few more) and insert your iPhone or Andriod and you are SET:)!!! Everything from taking a virtual field trip, to riding a roller coaster, to swimming with sharks, to shooting ducks and zombies. Really, there are NO limitations to this thing! Here are a couple of photos of a kiddo using it so you can see what is looks like once it's in use:
Google StreetView and simply followed the directions on the app a VIOLA we had a virtual reality view of the media center. Another student came in, and after learning a few tricks, like standing VERY still, and keeping the environment as consistent as possible, the second one turned out even BETTER. I can REALLY see this becoming a part of our school here. I am going to have the kiddos go and try and start creating virtual tours of our community - unreal!!
Ironically, as I was working on, researching and playing with this, another teacher emailed me THIS article - unbelievable!!!
AMAZING - INNOVATIVE - WOW! Check this out FOR SURE:)!
Happy Day All - snow is falling hard here - hoping the wind doesn't pick up -