AR & VR Test Kitchen

ISTE 2020 Conference & Expo

Anaheim Convention Center | Anaheim, CA | June 28 - July 1, 2020


AR & VR Test Kitchen: Immerse Yourself in a Feast of Innovation

An interactive, hands-on, exploratory, and fun way to learn about new and innovative AR & VR tools for the classroom from leading educator experts!

In the AR & VR Test Kitchen you’ll be able to sample your way through some of the best AR and VR applications and creation tools. You’ll play, explore, and experiment through a variety of stations led by six leading K-12 AR & VR expert educators.

Station Topics:

Amanda Fox

M & M: Metaverse and Merge VR

John Zingale

3D Scanning & MERGE Cube: creating 3D artifact museums

Michael Fricano II

Tour Creator & Google Expeditions to Preserve History and Culture

James McCrary

Reality Composer for AR experiences in the classroom

Alex Chaucer

5 Ways to Use Flipgrid AR

Gabe Haydu

Bring students' writing to life using CoSpaces Edu + MERGE Cube add-on


(5 minutes) Introductions & Logisitics: Introduce participants to the AR & VR Test Kitchen concept. introduce the AR & VR expert educators and their station topics. Go over logistics and learning objectives for the workshop.

(45 hour) Station Rotations: There will be 6 stations. Each station will run simultaneously. Participants will rotate from one station to the next freely based on their peresonal interests. Each station will introduce an AR & VR application, tool, and/or classroom integration concept and participants will complete an activity or a station challenge.

(10 minutes) Takeaways & Q&A: Learning objectives will be reinforced and discussed. Participants will be given time to ask questions of each other and the AR & VR expert educators.