Virtual reality (VR) is an emerging game-changer for content creators around the world. But, what if we could harness the same technologies we currently use to make games and movies more immersive and focused their transformative power on the classroom. We found this recent article, by Peter Diamandis, Co-Founder of Human Longevity, Inc., to be thought-provoking on a number of levels.
"With the help of virtual reality, a young student learning about dinosaurs in the Jurassic period won’t have to just read about it in a textbook – they’ll be able to put on a VR headset and literally explore the VR-equivalent of Jurassic Park." -Peter Diamandis
"We will see these technologies dematerialize, demonetize, and democratize access to educational resources that the best and the brightest don’t even have today." -Peter Diamandis
After reading this article, do you think VR will be the next tool to reshape our global education system?