Nearpod Launches Nearpod VR, the First-Ever Virtual Reality-Based Curriculum for K-12 Schools

Nearpod, the company that helps teachers quickly create digital learning experiences to engage students in class, announces the launch of Nearpod VR, an initiative that harnesses virtual reality and brings pedagogically-sound lesson plans to classrooms.Through early support from The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the CEO of Salesforce Marc Benioff and Krillion Ventures, Nearpod will give select schools in the U.S full sets of VR cardboards, complimentary access to more than 25 VR-based lesson plans, as well as professional development and dedicated one-on-one support to schools and teachers. This initiative will kick off with selected schools in San Francisco Unified School District and Polk County Public Schools in Florida, with plans to launch in more districts.“We believe that technology is key to deep learning in the classroom, and…


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