Workshop Format (Educators)

Previous Workshops

Virtual Expeditions Workshop - Northern Recharge Afterschool Conference (educators) - Glendale Middle School, 11FEB17

Virtual Expeditions Workshop - 4H (educators) - Utah State University - 28FEB17

Virtual Expeditions Workshop - Woodrow Wilson Elementary (learners) - 15MAR17

Virtual Expeditions Workshop - Magna Library (learners) - 21MAR17

Virtual Expeditions Workshop - 8th Ward Scouts, South Ogden (learners) - 09MAY17

Virtual Expeditions Workshop - Historic Scott School (learners) - 19JUN17

Virtual Expeditions Workshop - Lincoln Elementary School (learners) - 13JUL17

Virtual Expeditions Workshop - Historic Scott School (learners) - 27JUL17

Virtual Expeditions Workshop - Woodrow Wilson Community School (learners) - 28JUL17

Virtual Expeditions Workshop - PAL Community Center South Salt Lake (learners) - 31JUL17

Virtual Expeditions Workshop - Kearns Library (learners) - 12SEP17

Virtual Expeditions Workshop - Copper Hills Elementary 3rd Graders (learners) - 09OCT17

Virtual Expeditions Workshop - Copper Hills Elementary 4th Graders (learners) - 09OCT17

Virtual Expeditions Workshop - Sandy Library (learners) - 10OCT17

Virtual Expeditions Workshop - Riverton Library (learners) - 17OCT17

Virtual Expeditions Workshop - Hunter Library (learners) - 07NOV17

Virtual Expeditions Workshop - Bud Bailey Community Center (learners) - 20NOV17

Virtual Expeditions Workshop - 8th Ward Scouts, South Ogden (learners) - 28NOV17

Virtual Reality Blast Off - Level Up Finisher's Party for 3rd Graders (learners) - 30DEC17

Virtual Reality Blast Off Workshop - Woodrow Wilson Elementary School (learners) - 25JAN18

How to Add Google VR to Your EdTech Toolbox Workshop - Salt Lake Community College (educators) - 26JAN18

Virtual Reality Blast Off & Intro to Unity Game Engine - 8th Ward Scouts, South Ogden (learners) - 10FEB18

It's All in Your Head(set) at Tumbleweeds Film Festival - Leonardo Museum, Salt Lake City (learners) - 12:10PM, 01MAR18

It's All in Your Head(set) at Tumbleweeds Film Festival - Leonardo Museum, Salt Lake City (learners) - 1:00PM, 01MAR18

It's All in Your Head(set) at Tumbleweeds Film Festival - Leonardo Museum, Salt Lake City (learners) - 1:50PM, 01MAR18

It's All in Your Head(set) at Tumbleweeds Film Festival - Leonardo Museum, Salt Lake City (learners) - 10:00AM, 03MAR18

It's All in Your Head(set) at Tumbleweeds Film Festival - Leonardo Museum, Salt Lake City (learners) - 3:00PM, 03MAR18

It's All in Your Head(set) at Tumbleweeds Film Festival - Leonardo Museum, Salt Lake City (learners) - 10:00AM, 04MAR18

It's All in Your Head(set) at Tumbleweeds Film Festival - Leonardo Museum, Salt Lake City (learners) - 1:15PM, 04MAR18

Virtual Reality Blast Off - Kearns Library (learners) - 05MAR18

Virtual Reality Blast Off - Eagle Bay School 6th Graders (learners) - 12:35PM, 12MAR18

Virtual Reality Blast Off - Eagle Bay School 6th Graders (learners) - 1:20PM, 12MAR18

Virtual Reality Blast Off - Eagle Bay School 6th Graders (learners) - 2:15PM, 12MAR18


Virtual Reality Blast Off - Riverton Library (learners) - 20MAR18

Virtual Reality Blast Off - Horizonte Instruction and Training Center (learners) - 21MAR18

Virtual Reality Blast Off - Cyprus Park Complex (learners) - 21MAR18


How to Add Google VR to Your EdTech Toolbox Playground - Utah Coalition for EdTech, University of Utah (educators) - 10:00AM, 23MAR18

How to Add Google VR to Your EdTech Toolbox Workshop - Utah Film Center & Utah Coalition for EdTech, University of Utah (educators) - 1:00PM, 23MAR18


Virtual Reality Blast Off - Magna Library (learners) - 30MAR18


Virtual Reality Blast Off - Eagle Bay School 5th Graders (learners) - 12:35PM, 09APR18


Virtual Reality Blast Off - Eagle Bay School 5th Graders (learners) - 1:20PM, 09APR18


Virtual Reality Blast Off - Eagle Bay School 5th Graders (learners) - 2:15PM, 09APR18 


Virtual Reality Blast Off - Pleasant Valley 3rd Ward Cub Scouts Blue & Gold Banquet (learners) - 6:30PM, 10APR18


Virtual Reality Blast Off - Payson Jr. High School Gifted & Talented (learners) - 9:00AM, 11APR18


Virtual Reality Developer Training (Pilot) - Payson Jr. High School Gifted & Talented (learners) - 11:00AM-2:20PM, 11APR18


Virtual Reality Blast Off - Herriman Library (learners) - 3:00PM, 12MAY18


Virtual Reality Blast Off - Sandy Library (learners) - 3:30PM, 09JUN18

VR Apps included with workshops

VR in Education

Workshop Format (learners)


Virtual Reality Blast Off Workshop
Intro:  Me & my mission for VR in education & how I can help participating kid-innovators, 5 minutes
            - Introduce VR, conduct VR Q&A (candy reward for participation), 5 minutes


Body:  Guide learners through process of activating Mattel VR headset & VR apps, 25 minutes
            - Lead learners into High immersion with the HTC Vive, 10 minutes
            - Gather student opinions & initiate peer-to-peer discussion with mini-questionnaire (chance to be entered into drawing for Daydream VR headset), 10 minutes


Recap - Kahoot! competition ("What do you know about Virtual Reality?" Kahoot! link) to assess student knowledge retention & gather data, 15 minutes
Conclusion - Reward Kahoot! champion w/ VR headset (photo opp), "moving forward with VR" Q&A, return headsets & devices, 5 minutes


Total time75 minutes​

Virtual Reality Launch Pad Workshop
Intro:  Me & my mission for VR in education & how I can help participating educators & innovators, 10 minutes


Body:  Guide learners through process of activating Mattel VR headset & connecting to Google Expeditions.
            - Lead learners through Google Expeditions virtual field trip, 20 minutes
            - Educators pair up to guide each other through Expeditions & understand both sides of the VR app, 10 minutes

            - Lead educators into High immersion with the HTC Vive, 10 minutes



Conclusion: Where to go from here, other potential launchpads/collaborations & resources,  10 minutes


Total time60 minutes​