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Students generating empathy for others while designing for good.

Virtual and Augmented Reality
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Questions we are asking:

Virtual Reality

  1. How might we connect community and industry to create real-world impactful content?
  2. What can we do with virtual reality technology to design for good and design a better world?
  3. How can we use virtual reality in the classroom to build more empathy for others while making make real-world connections?

Expert Practitioners

We are current practitioners in the classroom leading this work.  We will support you as you envision what Virtual Reality could like at your school.  Transformation needs a guide. We can help

Seeking Solutions for Real People

Mount Vernon students are actively designing, coding and working with world-renowned companies and organizations to solve real-world problems using Virtual and Augmented Reality.

Relieving Pain in Patients

Designing For Good

Pediatric rehab patients face many challenges to complete the occupational and physical therapy that is necessary for recovery. The goal of this project was to use virtual reality to decrease discomfort for patients undergoing procedures such as Functional electro-stimulation Therapy. We asked ourselves: “How might we not only make the rehabilitation less uncomfortable to patients but secondarily, extend the efficacy of the treatment?”  Read the article.

The Drum Major Instinct

Building Empathy

The Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia asked Innovation Diploma students to design a new exhibit to showcase Dr. King’s legacy and how it has impacted the modern world. Through hours of research, students designed and installed a virtual reality exhibit as a way to let visitors explore, interact, and ultimately understand and sympathize with Dr. King’s cause and the way that cause has evolved throughout history.  Read the article.

 

HOW CAN WE HELP?

Want more information on maker, design, and engineering?  Let us know where you are on your journey.  Transformation needs a guide.  We can help. 

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