VR Lessons by ThingLink

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Subjects & Skills

Character & SEL, Creativity, Critical Thinking

Price: Paid
Platforms: iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

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Awesome Features But Needs More

My overall opinion about this project as a teaching tool is that, as a tool, it is great for student interaction because of the variety of medias you can imbed in the links, in addition to the fact that students have to get up and turn around to get the full 360 degree view. In terms of usability, however, it is not yet very flexible because of the limited number of settings they have to offer in addition to the fact that you cannot add your own lessons. This app could definitely stand to add a wider variety of destinations and allow educators to create and add their own lessons and destinations. As an educator who has a lot of curriculum to cover, it would definitely be beneficial for me to incorporate the VR Lessons by Thinglink app in a way that addresses what I am already teaching. I would also be a bit more forgiving if the app didn't cost $4.99. With a somewhat steep app price, there should be more than 19 destinations. I would not recommend this app just yet, but depending on how many destinations they add to the app, I probably would a little farther down the road.

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