The Institute for Learning Perspectives is partnering with Austin-based disruptED to offer the disruptED Champions Program. The program seeks to empower Pre-K and Kindergarten teachers with outstanding AR/VR resources, training, and support in exchange for feedback and descriptions of teacher and student experiences and academic outcomes. Program participation is limited with applicants selected based on a range of factors including geographic, economic, and grade-level diversity.
Training on how to utilize and incorporate materials.
Access to devices if needed.
Early notification of improvements and new materials.
What is expected of participating teachers?
Feedback via an online survey.
Participation in a phone or video conference interview.
Images with parental permissions of students interacting with materials.
Efforts to share their disruptED experience with other educators.
Why AR and VR?
AR and VR teaching tools bring learning to life by improving engagement, collaboration, and performance on a deeper level.
Augmented Reality brings the books out into your world. Kids experience their favorite characters jumping right out of the books!
Virtual Reality lets the child dive into the world of their favorite books. Kids are immersed in the colorful and vibrant worlds of each story.
Gamified activities add interactive layers of educational exploration, resulting in deeper learning.
Numerous studies show the incredibly positive effects that animated and immersive tools have on a child’s understanding of materials.
disruptED’s easy-to-use mobile App and materials take the guesswork out of integrating this exciting new technology into the classroom.
How does my school apply to participate?
To apply, simply fill out this Online Form. Teachers will be notified within 72 hours regarding acceptance in the program. Multiple teachers on a single campus may participate. The application process will remain open until all spaces are filled.