Virtual Reality in the Classroom Bootcamp at Mt. San Antonio College, Walnu...

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Mt. San Antonio College

1100 North Grand Avenue

Walnut, CA 91789

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Learn to embrace the powerful possibilities for teaching and learning with 360 images and virtual reality across all content areas and grade levels. Our Bootcamp promises to be bursting with enthusiasm and packed with pedagogy to help educators learn, share, and create 360/VR Lessons and student driven learning projects for use in the classroom. Our goal is to help educators feel confident and prepared to seamlessly integrate ThingLink 360/VR into the classroom.

What's Included

$175 per ticket

  • Includes a full year of the Thinglink EDU Premium ($120) with 360/VR editor and Teleport 360 Editor app for 1 teacher + up to 200 of his/her students

  • Blended learning option with 6 hours of professional development and support

NOTE: We can bill an organization wishing to purchase 3 or more tickets. Please email susan@thinglink.com for this option.


On-site Professional Development

Susan Gaer, ThingLink Certified Education, and Certified Bootcamp Facilitator

Online Professional Development

  • Susan Oxnevad, ThingLink Director of Education
  • Susan Gaer, ThingLink Certified Education, and Certified Bootcamp Facilitator


1 Hour Session Prior to the Bootcamp @ 3:00pm 6/16/17

  • Welcome and Introductions

  • Overview: What is interactive 360/VR?

  • The benefits of interactive 360/VR in the classroom: A pedagogical approach aligned to the SAMR model of tech integration

  • Activate your ThingLink Premium account and prepare for on-site training!

On-Site Professional Development

  • Hands-on: Try it! Add tags to a 360 image using our library of 360 images.

  • Tools and resources to capture content: 360 cameras, cc-licensed 360 images available for use by schools, working with 360 images

  • Go out and take a 360 photo with your iPhone or Android phone.

  • Hands-on Guided Learning: Create your own virtual lesson with support using ThingLink’s 360 editor on your laptop or using the Teleport 360 Editor app on your tablet. Integrate your favorite tools and school specific subscriptions within our flexible learning platform.

2-Hours of Online Support

  • Publish and share: Learn ways to integrate a ThingLink into your LMS, with an emphasis on Canvas, or take advantage of a variety of ways to publish and share a collection of ThingLinks.

  • The online component will pick up where the on-site component left off. We'll start by answering the questions resulting from the on-site session, and we will focus on ways to seamlessly integrate our tools into instruction. We will also provide you will the opportunity to schedule a 1-1 follow-up session and screen to meet your specific needs, or we can help you plan a series of lessons to introduce your students to our tools.

  • Join our Bootcamp PLN: We are building a robust network of educators with a tremendous amount of talent to help Bootcamp participants continue the learning and take it to the next level! We offer webinars, teaching ideas, and opportunities to connect with our network of talented ThingLink Certified Educators and Bootcamp Grads!

What to Bring

ThingLink works across platforms on virtually any device. You will want to bring your preferred device plus the device your students will be using.

Things to bring if you have them

  • Laptop or Chromebook

  • iPad with the pre-loaded Teleport Editor App available from the Apps Store (Included with your Premium subscription.)

  • Android tablet with the pre-loaded Teleport Editor App, available soon from Google Play. (Included with your Premium subscription.)

  • Your iPhone or Android phone, pre-loaded with Google Street View for taking 360 images

  • A 360 camera you might have available

  • VR headsets you might have, such as Google Cardboard, Viewmaster, or any headset capable of holding your phone.

  • Headphones

  • Your ideas!


Attendees are asked to park in the Student Parking, Lot F, no permit required
Location: Temple Avenue at Bonita
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Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Send questions to Susan at susan@thinglink.com

What do I need to bring?

Please bring your own device.

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