Experience the History of Great Britain from the Classroom
Experience the History of Great Britain from the Classroom Over the last few years, schools have been utilising XR technologies to teach a range of subjects with virtual reality becoming a popular trend when teaching history. Many history teachers are faced with the challenge of making their lessons relevant for all students, lessons they can connect [...]
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International Literacy Day 2021 – New Avanti’s World Literacy Scenes!
International Literacy Day 2021 – New Avanti’s World Literacy Scenes! Happy International Literacy Day 2021 from everyone at Avantis! To celebrate, we’ve just released 8 brand new Literacy Land scenes in Avanti’s World – the world’s first educational virtual reality theme park. From the old-English words of Shakespeare to the fairytale world of Snow White, if you’re looking to immerse and engage your students with famous plays, poems, and novels this International Literacy Day 2021 – we’ve got you covered! What Exciting [...]
Explore American History using VR in Avanti’s World!
Explore American History using VR in Avanti’s World! This week, we are thrilled to announce exciting new scenes in Avanti's World all specifically aimed at the American Curriculum! From Life in an Aztec Family and Lewis & Clark to the Declaration of Independence and the American Civil War... travel back in time in Trip Through [...]
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The World Wars - Virtual Reality Teaching Resources
The World Wars - Virtual Reality Teaching Resources In the early 1900s, two of the most destructive wars in history shook the world. Between 1914-18, the First World War took place, followed only a few decades later by the Second World War in 1939-1945. The World Wars are two hugely important historical events and key teaching [...]
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3 Ways Virtual Reality Can Transform Education
3 Ways Virtual Reality Can Transform Education Learning and teaching is so much easier with engaged students. Teachers know that one of the key challenges facing them is student engagement in the classroom. With digital tools we have new opportunities - opportunities to distract and disengage children from their learning at school and in the classroom, as well as opportunities to transform education for good... Digital technologies have become [...]
A man on the moon – Experience Apollo 11!
A man on the moon – Experience Apollo 11! On 21st July 1969, Commander Neil Armstrong, and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin, were part of the mission to put a man on the moon – and became the first two humans to land and walk on the Earth’s moon. Today, you can travel back in [...]
Be VR Ready in 7 Steps – Back-to-school Preparation!
Be VR Ready in 7 Steps – Back-to-school Preparation! Globally there are two types of teachers this time of year, the first are just getting into their summer holiday and enjoying their well-deserved time off, the second have back-to-school preparation at the front of their mind. Whether you’re preparing for a new class or just preparing your classroom, we’ve got 7 steps to make sure you’re prepped and ready to use [...]
Supporting Reading Literacy with Virtual Reality in Literacy Land
Supporting Reading Literacy with Virtual Reality in Literacy Land We are thrilled to announce the opening of a brand-new land inside Avanti’s World; Literacy Land! Joining Super Science Land, Engaging Earth Land and Trip Through Time Land, Literacy Land is designed to support reading literacy and takes students on a journey through some of the most famous literature there is. Throughout K-12 [...]
The Smithsonian Institution – New ClassVR Content
The Smithsonian Institution - New ClassVR Content This week, here at ClassVR HQ, we are pleased to announce that we have added a brand-new category of exciting content to our subscription library – The Smithsonian Institution. The Smithsonian is known worldwide as one of the greatest collections of historical artefacts on the planet and as [...]
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National Writing Day 2021 – Engaging with writing using ClassVR and Avanti’s World
National Writing Day 2021 – Engaging with writing using ClassVR and Avanti’s World On 23rd June 2021, schools up and down the UK will be celebrating First Story’s National Writing Day 2021 – a celebration of the power of writing and this year’s theme is Connection. The challenge that has been lain down for students this year is to ‘Fill the Box’ and create a piece of creative [...]
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