Does Virtual Reality Have A Place In The Classroom?

IN DEPTH: The short answer is 'yes.' The long answer? Well, that's a bit more complicated... One of the main topics of conversation at education technology expo Bett 2017 was around virtual reality (VR) and whether the technology actually has a place in our school and college classrooms. At the show, there were a handful of companies showing off 'classroom VR' experiences, with several others featuring headsets on their stands to in an attempt to persuade educators of the merits of VR.