How to Explore Virtual Reality with Chromebooks

Published On: January 25th, 2018·By ·

Looking for a way to grab your students' attention? Let's take a look at one option for using virtual reality with Chromebooks.

In this 3-Minute Classroom Problem Solver video, education expert Monica Burns explains how to use CNN's VR Archives to engage your students with virtual reality videos. Take a look behind the scenes at a famous movie studio, plunge into the frigid waters of the Arctic Ocean, jump on a sail boat in New York City's Central Park – these high definition videos are sure to captivate one and all.

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Watch as Monica outlines the basics of this resource, and covers how to effectively use virtual reality with Chromebooks.

Did you have a chance to explore CNN's VR Archives? What do you think? Leave a comment for me on this article below.

How to Explore Virtual Reality with ChromebooksInterested in more virtual reality resources for your students? Take a look at these additional links:

Getting Started with Virtual Reality in Your Classroom. Virtual reality has become an easy-to-use, affordable way to energize your lessons. Join Dr. Monica Burns as she shares her favorite tools for teachers and students so you can get started with virtual reality in your classroom.

A Virtual Reality Tool for Your Classroom. Virtual reality isn’t just for science class. Take a look at a few ways that you can use virtual reality in your classroom, no matter what subject you teach.

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About Our “Virtual Reality with Chromebooks” Presenter
Monica Burns is an Education Consultant, EdTech Blogger, and Apple Distinguished Educator. Monica works with teachers to make technology integration exciting and accessible at all grade levels. She has conducted well over 50 unique training sessions for SimpleK12, click here to take a look at more videos from Monica.

About the Author
Kimber Thompson is a Lead Moderator for SimpleK12 webinars and a Contributing Editor for She writes frequently about education topics, and is passionate about tools and techniques that inspire young learners. You may reach her with ideas and comments at

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