Education

Why Virtual Reality still isn’t as immersive as it should be

An interesting article we recently discovered discusses Virtual Reality (VR) and how the experiences it provides aren’t as immersive as they should be. (Edwards, 2021) Within this blog post, we are discussing the differences between traditional VR, which uses headsets, and immersive spaces, which are shared virtual environments. An introduction to VR Virtual Reality is …

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Using Immersive Reality to Enhance Existing Lessons

Virtual Reality (VR) can enhance educational experiences and is a powerful way to improve student engagement. Immersive spaces enhance this further, as they allow VR content to be experienced collaboratively, rather than through traditional VR headsets, which can be isolating, especially when used in educational settings. The pupils’ faces tell the whole story! You can …

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Teaching a Virtual Reality Lesson: 5 Questions to Ask

A recent article written by Erik Ofgang for Tech & Learning discusses 5 important questions to ask when planning a VR (virtual reality) lesson. Within the article, Ofgang also focuses on immersive learning expert Jaime Donally, and her advice on how to properly plan AR (augmented reality) and VR lessons. Jaime Donally is a former …

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West Lancs: Virtual School Trip to Paris!

Virtual School Trip! We’re so excited to showcase our latest video from West Lancs, showing their recent school trip to Paris, France! West Lancashire Community High School (West Lancs) is a special school based in Skelmersdale, Lancashire. West Lancs’ special educational needs (SEN) provision caters for pupils with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), moderate learning difficulty …

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How Immersive Reality Spaces benefit pupils with special educational needs

An Immersive Reality Space (IRS) is a hugely beneficial tool when it comes to enhancing learning and experiences for children with special educational needs such as autism, ADHD, speech, language and communication difficulties and Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH). At Immersive Reality, our mission is to provide enthralling shared immersive experiences that are easy …

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Immie Swain – Training Teachers to Spot the Signs of Autism

Just 2 years ago, Immie Swain was diagnosed with autism – now she’s training teachers to spot the signs in pupils. Last week, Good Morning Britain (GMB) covered a story regarding a film for educational professionals: Immie’s Signs to Spot Autism – a film created by Good Morning Britain and Immie Swain, which is supported …

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Ofsted report finds Covid lockdowns have affected a generation of young children’s development – Immersive Reality responds with an innovative solution

The pandemic has led to children lacking in essential life skills There is a particular lack in social interaction, as well as the development of fine and gross motor skills Immersive Reality uses shared virtual reality spaces which can assist in the development of these skills Ofsted released a report on Monday 4th April, stating …

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How Immersive Spaces Enhance Education

Education is always changing, and people are constantly looking for new ways to make learning more engaging and effective. Virtual reality (VR) is a particular form of learning that is becoming increasingly popular, with many schools adopting this technology. (1) Immersive spaces are the next generation of VR learning environments. From stimulation to relaxation, the …

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Immersive Reality Showreel – Virtual Reality without the Headset

We are delighted to announce our new showreel, which showcases the amazing experiences which our immersive rooms provide to children with special educational needs. Our shared, collaborative spaces are the ultimate classroom, sensory room, therapy and communication room all in one! The spaces create unique opportunities for children to learn, explore, and even practice real …

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