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Rich, Immersive Approach to News and Learning

Rich, Immersive Approach to News and Learning

App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

Title: NYT VR - Virtual Reality Stories from the NYTimes
Summary: Immersive 360-degree videos take users inside the headlines

Pros: Beautiful imagery and smart captions take users inside rich visual experiences and make it almost impossible to look away.
Cons: A bit more information to orient users could help demystify and add context to the experience.
Bottom Line: Though there isn't much explicit learning content, there's immense value in the extraordinary opportunity to take a walk in someone else's world.

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By Common Sense Education