Virtual Reality

Simulated computer-generated image or environment that can be interacted with by the user. Headsets or goggles make the VR experience more immersive.



Augmented Reality

Computer-generated three-dimensional image placed in the real world environment to be interacted with using an overlay of digital information.



Mixed Reality

A blend of computer-generated images and the real world environment, coexisting with the ability for interaction and immersion.



Device options:

m – mobile devices like smartphones and iPads

w – web-based app or website

c – computer application

Virtual and Agumented Reality Resources 

Educational Implications

Top 51+ Virtual Reality Websites and Blogs of 2018

 Virtual Reality in PreK

Make AR and VR in the Classroom

10 Reasons to Use Virtual Reality in  Classroom

Virtual Reality In Education: Use In The Classroom

Multiple Uses of Augmented Reality in the Education

25 resources for bringing AR and VR to the classroom

Create Interactive Content


20 Top Virtual Reality Apps

 Getting Started with  VR in the Classroom

AR/VR Assignment Ideas Chart

VR at Orange High School

Park Avenue VR Channel


Merge Cubes – Hold the solar system in your hand with Galactic Explorer and explore the human body with Mr. Body (both are available in Self Service). Check with your DLC to get a class set of Merge Cubes.

YouTube 360 videos – Search YouTube for 360 videos. There are TONS! Check with your DLC to see if they have Google Cardboard or other VR headsets you can use.

Google Expeditions – Explore distant places in 360. Take your students on guided tours that have lots of cool locations and information.

Metaverse – Create an augmented reality scavenger hunt for your students or have them create their own using Metaverse. Works with phones or iPads.

SVRF – Find amazing 360/VR videos that your students can view on their computers, phones, iPads, or using a VR headset. You can also insert these videos in Metaverse experiences.