PAST EVENT

Hour 19

Photography We explore the world's most iconic photographs from the past and present to stimulate descriptive, creative vocabulary to add some color to your English. We'll also have special guest Mat Chacon of Doghead Simulations (rumiiVR) as you've never seen him before - talking about his award-winning photography!

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Hour 20

Food and Drink A global culinary exploration of food and drink from around the world. We explore the finest and traditional delicacies, their history, and some juicy discussions.

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Hour 21

Inventions Discuss some of the wackiest and most significant inventions ever made - and test your skills? Can we invent solutions to the world's most pressing problems?


24-hr English Lesson and Fundraiser Schedule

Raising money for the La Croce Rossa Italia Lecce, the Red Cross unit for Lecce, Italy, struggling to cope with the medical needs of a community devastated by COVID-19, Michael McDonald of Gold Lotus presents the world's first 24-hr long virtual English Lesson in VR in AltspaceVR, ENGAGE, and rumii.

Join him as he tackles English language lessons each hour on money, culture, films, art, nature, environment, crime, and more. Help support the cause by donating to the GoFundMe account for La Croce Rossa Italia Lecce Coronavirus and help his community.

After a combined 20 years of studying and teaching foreign languages, Michael McDonald set up the Gold Lotus consultancy in Lecce, Italy, to support students accelerate their language-learning potential and cultural awareness by using virtual reality. Michael is working on a number of projects relating to English-language learning in VR, and collaborates with universities across Europe to research how immersive tasks can support the language learner or teacher. Spring 2020 also sees the start of two publicly-funded projects in Italian schools which will offer a program to students and teachers to build their English skills in VR and connect them, in real-time collaborative environments, to other schools globally in a virtual cultural exchange program. You may follow his progress on Twitter at @GoldLotusCo.

This event is sponsored and supported by Educators in VR, a membership organization dedicated to helping educators, learners, researchers, and passionate users integrate spatial technologies into education and teach workshops and classes in Vr. Educators in VR hosts weekly workshops on Tuesday and workshops, classes, and trainings throughout the week in AltspaceVR and hosts a variety of events in ENGAGE, rumii, Mozilla Hubs, Somnium Space, and more.

Learn more about Educators in VR on their site and our AltspaceVR Educators in VR Channel. Join the conversation on our Discord Channel, on our @educatorsvr Twitter, or in our Facebook group.


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