A whole new world: Education meets the metaverse

Educators have a chance to lead the way rather than get caught in the undertow. 
By: | February 15, 2022

The metaverse is upon us. Soon it will be as omnipresent as TikTok, Instagram, and Facebook (now Meta).

As technology advances to bring us new immersive and imaginary worlds, how we educate children and prepare teachers must also advance to meet these new opportunities.

When education lags the digital leaps, the technology rather than educators defines what counts as educational opportunity. This is largely what happened with the introduction of “educational” apps designed to be used on smartphones and tablets meant for adults. Today, as the metaverse infrastructure is still under construction, researchers, z

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