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Podcast: Virtual Reality in the Classroom

Written by Ben Newsome on June 3rd, 2018.      0 comments

Ep.56 Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Amanda Fox

Meet Amanda Fox, an amazing educator and expert in digital technology in the classroom. An ISTE Emerging Leader & PBS Digital Innovator, get ready with pen and paper as in this episode you'll learn from Amanda about a bunch of platforms and ideas for using virtual reality in education plus much more!

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About Amanda Fox

Amanda Fox

Amanda Fox is an educational pioneer, edupreneur, and CEO of FoxBrite, LLC. Fox received her Bachelor's degree from Armstrong Atlantic State University in 2010, in Middle Grades Education and has taught English Language Arts, Social Studies, Film, and Journalism. Amanda is the recipient of the 2016 ISTE Emerging Leader Award, and was recently recognized as a PBS Digital innovator for her initiatives in leveraging technology to enhance student learning. She specializes in instructional design, educational technology, STEAM curriculum, flipped instruction, and PBL. During her time at The STEM Academy, Amanda implemented a flipped classroom model, co-authored problem-based courses, and was a major contributor to being awarded the STEM Excellence Award by The Future of Education Technology Conference.  Not only is she a member of ISTE, but is also the current president of the Young Educator Network. Amanda also worked with Georgia Southern University on a series of TKES modules that offer digital badge accreditation for teachers and aspiring teacher leaders. Her current project involves Story Centered Graphic Novel themed STEAM lessons in a blended capacity. She is completing her leadership certificate through Harvard's CAEL program in order to become a more effective leader. 

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