Teaching With NYT Virtual Reality Across Subjects

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Students at New Design Middle School in Manhattan participating in a TechRow Fund after-school program.CreditCreditAdelya Aksanova In late 2015, The New York Times released the NYT VR app and published the Magazine cover story “Displaced,” a multimedia journey in text, photographs and virtual reality that tells the stories of three child refugees. Since then, The Times has […]

Exploring the Role of Virtual Reality in Creating Immersive Learning Environments

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Event Description: Virtual Reality technology (VR) has a unique ability to immerse the viewer in experiences that can enrich learning environments in remarkable ways with many describing the technology as an empathy machine and the new frontier of learning. This event will provide attendees the opportunity to learn about how we use this technology to […]

Technology Non-Profit Leveraging Virtual Reality in Education, Anchors Diplomacy, Connectivity and Global Awareness for Impact at First Gala

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For Immediate Release: Press Contact: Hope Alcocer Email: press@techrowfund.org New York, NY — TechRow Fund, a nonprofit organization providing immersive technology education programs to New York City students, hosted its first gala on Thursday, November 29 at the India House, a designated New York City landmark. The sold out event celebrated the work of the […]

The Economic Necessity to Close the Gender Tech Gap

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Educating female students in the United States more effectively for entering tech oriented fields has more importance than simply creating a more equitable gender distribution in an industry that has largely been unisex. The economic consequences for neglecting this kind of education for female students could undermine the U.S’s competitive standing relative to other countries […]

Undergraduate Parents and their Needs on College Campuses

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Image Source An emerging dilemma across college campuses in the United States is the increasing demand for on campus childcare and services for adult students returning to college and the increasing numbers of students who have children. Nationally more than a quarter of college students enrolled in the U.S have children, according to the institute […]

Pros and Cons of Technological Implementation in Classroom

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Across the United States, teachers are incorporating technology and online tools into their classrooms more than ever, even at lower grade levels. According to data from the National Center for Education Statistics, the average number of computers used for instructional purposes per school increased from 72 in 1995 to 189 in 2008. The center also […]

New Policies to Incorporate Digital Games into Learning

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Can digital games and brain-training exercises be successful in boosting children’s math skills? New studies suggest that not only can digital games boost math scores but that they do so dramatically. In a 2013 study from the Rossier School of Education in Los Angeles, Michelle M Riscocente, PhD, explored the effects of exposing fourth graders […]