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Get Real! Augmented, Virtual, and Other Realities in the Classroom
Wednesday September 26, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Presented by Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair, New Canaan High School, CT; and Jaime Donally, Author, Speaker, and Edtech Consultant
Sponsored by Mackin Educational Resources
Watch Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair at New Canaan High School in Connecticut, in her 90th edWebinar! To mark this milestone, Michelle and her guest Jaime Donally, the author of Learning Transported: Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality for All Classrooms (ISTE, 2018), discuss how to integrate augmented, virtual and mixed reality into any classroom. Immersive technology does not have to be complicated or expensive, and it can be used across grade levels and disciplines.
Watch the conversation featuring replicable lessons, assessment ideas, and strategies to enlist support from learning community stakeholders. K-12 librarians, teachers, and administrators will benefit from watching this recorded session.
About the Presenters
Michelle Luhtala is the Library Department Chair at New Canaan High School in Connecticut and was one of five school librarians named as a “Mover and Shaker” by Library Journal in 2015. She is the winner of the 2011 “I Love My Librarian” Award and the Library Association’s 2010 Outstanding Librarian Award. The New Canaan High School Library won AASL’s National School Library Program of the year in 2010. Follow her on Twitter @mluhtala.
Jaime Donally is a passionate technology enthusiast. She began her career as a math teacher and later moved into instructional technology. Her desire to build relationships has brought about opportunities to collaborate with students and educators around the world. She provides staff development and training on immersive technology as an edtech consultant.
Her latest adventures include the launch of Global Maker Day and the #ARVRinEDU community. She works as an author and speaker to provide practical use of augmented and virtual reality with more resources at ARVRinEDU.com.
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