K-12 Virtual Reality Institute



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K-12 Virtual Reality Learning Institute 10|10 Initiative 


Building on the founding principles of ImmersED 2018, to lead the modernization of immersive technology into K-12 classrooms, the 10|10 Initiative's objective is to place VR & AR in the hands of educators, providing 10,000 students and teachers with 10,000 virtual & augmented reality experiences in 10 months. The 10|10 Initiative exposes teachers and students to newer technologies and the innovations of the virtual worlds through hands on exploration and experiential learning.

Join the Class of 2018-19!



Are you a U.S. teacher who is interested in bringing Virtual Reality into your classroom? Sign up now to complete your ImmersED Summer: K-12 Virtual Reality Learning Institute application.

The ImmersED Summer Institute: K-12 Virtual Reality Learning Institute 10|10 Initiative is a *funded year-long, professional development opportunity for U.S. middle and high school teachers to become leaders in the modernization of technology in K-12 classrooms. Starting with the 2018-19 ImmersED Fellowship recipients, teachers will be given the tools and technology to make virtual learning a reality. 

Submission Due Date:  Closed.  If you would like to be considered for the waitlist please feel free to complete the application.

ImmersED Activities

  • 4-Day Institute:  ImmersED Fellows gather for a 4-Day summit designed to identify challenges, create opportunities, promote collaborations, and build partnerships to bring virtual realities into K-12 classrooms.

  • Fieldwork The 10|10 Initiative:  Introducing teachers and students to newer technologies and the innovations of the virtual worlds through hands on exploration and experiential learning via cross-curricular activities, schoolwide assemblies, faculty professional developments, etc.

  • Research:  ImmersED Fellows identify and demonstrate best-practices for VR in the classroom while gaining student feedback.

  • Online Symposium: ImmersED Fellows gather via online, to build networks, collaborate, and develop strategies to enhance the use of VR in the classroom.

  • Capstone: ImmersED Fellows contribute to a VR Education Guide that serves as a resource for their local community to build awareness and understanding for best-practices in K-12 classrooms.  

  • Alumni: ImmersED alumni may apply for additional grants (providing funding is available).

  • Education coursework: ImmersED Fellows may apply for ETU’s (approval still tentative).

ImmersED Timeline

  • June 11, 2018: Applications Due

  • June 15, 2018:  Fellowship Announcements begin

  • July 17-19, 2018: Day1-3 ImmersED Summer Institute (The Riveter, 4505 Glencoe Avenue, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292)

  • August 25, 2018: Tech distribution to teachers continues

  • Aug-Sept 2018: ImmersED Fellows return to their classrooms

  • Aug 2018-April 2019: ImmersED Fellows collaborate via online forum

  • April/May 2019:  Day 4 ImmersED Summer Institute (Los Angeles)

ImmersED Goals

ImmersED Fellows become VR4Good ambassadors for their students, classrooms, and schools, and to fellow educators at-large through:

  • Collaborations, and partnerships with leading VR developers and educational K-12 institution;

  • Exposing of newer technologies and the innovations of the virtual worlds to K-12 classrooms;

  • Hands on exploration, experiential learning, providing educational resources, creating collaborative environments, and opportunity;

  • Successful engagement in professional development that teachers can utilize in their classrooms as a catalyst for deeper learning;

  • Field experience and curriculum instruction focused on technology integration.

*Travel, hotel & meals are not included

Meet The Fellows

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Paul Baily


Rich Bateman

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Marie Chatterton

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Eva Cohen


Adelaide Doyle-Nichols

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Frank Fuentes


Christalle Hart


Heather Koozin


Ravy Lao


David Marcillo


Caryn Sanchez


Sarah Peters


Catherine Stitz


Enedelia Villa


Mark Wakita


Christy Wong

Partners & Sponsors

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Participants & Speakers

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